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Floods, landslides kill 116 in India and Nepal

More than 100 people have died following several days of massive flooding and landslides in India and Nepal, officials said Wednesday, with scores more missing. In Uttarakhand in northern India, officials said that 46 people had died in recent days with 11 missings. In Kerala in the south chief minister …

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India pledges to pay $674 in compensation for every COVID-19 death

The Indian government has pledged to pay $674 in compensation for every death caused by the COVID-19 virus, the BBC reports. India’s supreme court has approved the government’s decision following a petition by lawyers seeking compensation under the country’s disaster management laws. The south Asian nation has officially recorded more …

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