Lauren Frayer

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India Kicks Off A Massive COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Cheers erupted in hospital wards across the country as a first group of nurses and sanitation workers rolled up their sleeves and got vaccinated. India aims to inoculate 300 million by July.


India Prepares For Massive Vaccine Drive, But Some Fear It's Moving Too Quickly

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Scientists, public health experts and opposition politicians have raised questions about one of the two vaccines the country of 1.4 billion people has authorized for emergency use against COVID-19.


How India Plans To Provide COVID-19 Vaccines To Its Population

Thursday, January 07, 2021

India, the world's biggest vaccine-maker, plans to vaccinate 300 million people in the first half of 2021. People in India are expected to start getting their shots as early as next week.


Crowds Of Indian Farmers Gather For Days To Protest New Agriculture Laws

Friday, December 04, 2020

Tens of thousands of Indian farmers are protesting for a ninth straight day. They accuse the government of using the coronavirus crisis to push through market-based changes without consulting them.


Nepal & China Remeasured Mount Everest. How Tall Is It Now?

Monday, November 30, 2020

How tall is Mount Everest? It varies with seismic activity and climate change. China and Nepal have remeasured the world's tallest mountain, and will announce their findings.


Facebook Accused Of Violating Its Hate Speech Policy In India

Friday, November 27, 2020

Facebook is accused of failing to censor illegal hate speech by Hindu nationalist politicians in order to preserve relations with India's ruling party and government.


Renowned Chef Vikas Khanna Feeds Those In Need Across India

Thursday, November 26, 2020

From his home in New York, celebrity chef Vikas Khanna has launched a food drive during COVID-19, feeding millions in his native India.


India's Prime Minister Remains Popular In A Country Devastated By COVID-19

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

India has reported the second most coronavirus cases in the world, behind the U.S. And its economy shrank 24% last spring. Yet the country's prime minister is as popular as ever.


A Look At COVID-19 Vaccine Development Progress

Saturday, November 21, 2020

The race to develop COVID-19 vaccines is moving swiftly, both nationally and internationally. But challenges remain when it comes to distributing vaccines around the world.


India Confirms 9 Million Coronavirus Infections

Friday, November 20, 2020

Only one other country — the United States — has surpassed the milestone of 9 million total cases, since the pandemic began.


Indian Americans Celebrate Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

Sunday, November 08, 2020

Harris will not only be the first Black, and first female, vice president. She's also the first Indian American and the first Asian American elected to the office.


'Euphoria': Residents Of Harris' Ancestral Village In India Celebrate Her Win

Sunday, November 08, 2020

Firecrackers erupted Sunday in a tiny village surrounded by lush green rice paddies in southern India, where Kamala Harris' maternal grandfather was born.


Child Marriages Are Up In The Pandemic. Here's How India Tries To Stop Them

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Local sources say there's been a spike in child marriage during the pandemic. A key reason: By marrying off girls early, poor families have one less mouth to feed in desperate times.


In Kamala Harris' Ancestral Village, The U.S. Election Is Followed Closely

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Sen. Harris is the first person of South Asian descent on a U.S. presidential ticket. Her mother's side of the family is from southern India. Hindu faithful offer prayers for a Biden-Harris victory.


U.S. And India Sign Military Agreement During Pompeo, Esper Trip

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

It's the latest in a series of U.S.-India military agreements designed to counter China's growing power in the Indo-Pacific region.


Pompeo, Esper Reinforce U.S.'s Anti-China Message In India

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper are in India's capital to sign military agreements, and continue to push the Trump administration's anti-China message.


What Might Happen To U.S.-India Relations Under A President Biden

Monday, October 19, 2020

President Trump has forged a friendship with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. NPR discusses what might happen to U.S.-India ties if there's a change in the White House.


The State Of The Pandemic In France, Iraq, India

Sunday, October 18, 2020

As the parts of the U.S. experience a surge in new COVID-19 cases, other countries are also seeing a spike in infections.


What Does Caste Privilege Mean For South Asians In The U.S.?

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Part of racial justice is understanding who has privilege and who doesn't. We follow one Indian American, inspired by Black Lives Matter, and his journey to check his own privilege.


Indians Protest Over Gang Rape Of A Woman Of Marginalized Caste

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Demonstrations erupted across India over the attack on a woman from the country's most marginalized caste. The woman died in a hospital, and four men from a dominant caste are under arrest.