Lauren Frayer

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Kamala Harris Pick For VP Is Hailed As 'A Moment Of Pride' In India

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

"This is a historical, transformational, and proud moment for... all women of colour, all Black women, and all South Asian women," Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra tweeted.

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Indian Jetliner Breaks In Two After Overshooting Runway; 17 People Dead

Friday, August 07, 2020

A Boeing 737 with 190 people aboard skids off the runway and plunges down a 35-foot slope — leaving the airliner cracked in two.

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Indian Prime Minister Lays Cornerstone Of A Hindu Temple On The Ruins Of A Mosque

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

India's prime minister laid the cornerstone of a Hindu temple that is being built on the ruins of a mosque destroyed by Hindu extremists — a gesture painful to Muslims, hundreds of whom died there.

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At Site Of Razed Mosque, India's Modi Lays Foundation For Controversial Hindu Temple

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

The 1992 destruction of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya by Hindu extremists sparked riots that killed thousands of Muslims, leaving a deep rift between the country's religious communities.

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Indian Prime Minister Lays Cornerstone For Controversial Hindu Temple

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

India's Narendra Modi lays the cornerstone for a Hindu temple built on the ruins of a 16th century mosque destroyed by Hindu extremists, where hundreds of Indian Muslims died.

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'TikTok Changed My Life': India's Ban On Chinese App Leaves Video Makers Stunned

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Some Indians became known TikTok personalities and even earned money and gifts for their content. The government banned the app as tensions flare with China.

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India Sets Record For Its Daily Coronavirus Count

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Despite one the world's earliest and most restrictive lockdowns, India's numbers continue to soar, exceeded only by the United States and Brazil.

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Bollywood Star, Big B As He's Known, Contracts Coronavirus

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Temples in India are offering special prayers for Bollywood's most famous actor Amitabh Bachchan. The 77-year-old is hospitalized in Mumbai with COVID-19.

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Black Lives Matter Gets Indians Talking About Skin Lightening And Colorism

Thursday, July 09, 2020

The American call for racial justice has led to a heated debate over attitudes about skin tones — and caused some lightening creams, like Fair & Lovely from Unilever, to change their names.

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The Long, Perilous Route Thousands Of Indians Have Risked For A Shot At Life In U.S.

Thursday, July 09, 2020

The journey from India can zigzag to Russia, the Mideast, the Caribbean and Central America. U.S. Border Patrol figures show more than 7,600 Indians were detained on the U.S.-Mexico border last year.

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Indian Company Starts Mass-Producing Coronavirus Vaccines Before Trials

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

An Indian vaccine company has started mass production of four coronavirus vaccines before clinical trials. If one of the formulas proves effective, India will have hundreds of millions of doses ready.

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Interested Parties Watch To See If U.S. Schools Reopen For Fall Semester

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The Trump administration urges schools to reopen in the fall. Immigration and Customs Enforcement rules say international students can't stay in the U.S. if their schools are entirely online.

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India Surpasses Russia In Reported Coronavirus Infections

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Despite imposing one of the earliest and most severe mitigation efforts in the world, India's coronavirus infections have soared.

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Indian Teen Bikes 700 Miles With Injured Dad, Gets Movie Deal — And Sparks Debate

Monday, July 06, 2020

Her father got injured. She came to care for him and took him home via bike. Now she's reportedly signed to star in a Bollywood film based on her life. But some ask: Why was this her only option?

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India Bans Dozens Of Chinese Apps, Including TikTok

Thursday, July 02, 2020

India — TikTok's biggest foreign market — has banned the social video app and dozens of other Chinese apps. Popular among the working class, TikTok catapulted many to stardom and out of poverty.

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India Sees A Change Sparked By Black Lives Matter Movement

Monday, June 29, 2020

Black Lives Matter movement has sparked a change in Indian society — from Bollywood celebrities tweeting support for racial justice in the U.S. to manufacturers nixing popular skin-whitening creams.

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'Fair & Lovely' Skin Lightening Brand, Popular In South Asia, To Change Name

Thursday, June 25, 2020

As the Black Lives Matter movement prompts reckonings about race around the world, India's most popular skin lightening cream is removing the words 'fair,' 'white' and 'light' from its marketing.

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President Trump's H1-B Visa Freeze Cancels Plans Of Indian Tech Workers

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The majority of recipients of H-1B visas that were temporarily frozen by President Trump are Indians. This freeze is forcing Indian tech workers to scrap plans to move to the U.S. for jobs in IT.

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Trump's Freeze On H-1B Work Visas Disproportionately Affects Indians

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Last year, Indians received 72% of H-1B visas. Thousands who'd planned to come to the U.S. this year must scrap or delay their plans. But some suggest the freeze may work to India's advantage.

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India Reports Record Number Of Coronavirus Cases Nearly Every Day

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

India has ended its coronavirus lockdown. Social media is flooded with pleas for COVID-19 tests and hospital beds. The virus is surging — collapsing the country's health system.

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