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Police checking possible murder in drowning death of wealthy couple

THE Crime Suppression Division police are speeding up their investigation of the drowning death of a wealthy Thai couple of Indian origin at a luxury resort on Koh Tao island last Saturday to determine whether they were possibly murdered, Thai Rath newspaper said this evening (June 7). If this turns out to be a complex

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Coronavirus

15 workers infected with Indian Covid variant, emergency extended

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin said this afternoon (May 21) that many workers at a camp in Laksi district of Bangkok have contracted coronavirus with 15 of them infected with the Indian strain, Thai Rath newspaper said. He also stated that CCSA’s Management Committee agreed to extend the

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Why are thousands of Indian farmers protesting?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says recently enacted farm laws will free farmers from bullying middlemen; farmers say they fear big corporations. By Megha Bahree of Al Jazeera  Some of India’s farmers are among the country’s poorest people, but government policies have long protected them from the ravages of open market prices. A set of

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Bhutan dismisses reports of Chinese village inside its territory

By India.com, published by Microsoft New New Delhi: After information surfaced on Friday morning China has occupied a part of Bhutan by setting up a village few kilometres within its territory, Bhutan has now denied the reports. Speaking to news agency ANI, Bhutan Ambassador to India said, “There is no Chinese village inside Bhutan.” According

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World news

Three Indian soldiers killed in clashes along border with China in the Himalayas

(CNN)Three Indian soldiers were killed during a “violent face-off” with Chinese troops along the countries’ de facto border in the Himalayas late Monday (June 15), the Indian army said in a statement. The incident occurred during a “deescalation process” underway in the Galwan Valley in the disputed Aksai Chin-Ladakh area, where a large troop build

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