'Ready for a shot' : New Delhi locals react after vaccine approval
"When the vaccine comes, I’m ready. I’m ready to take a shot," says one man in India's capital, New Delhi after two Covid-19 vaccines were approved for use, kicking off one of the world's biggest inoculation drives. India, which has the second highest number of registered cases worldwide, authorised the use of shots developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University as well as by local pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech.
Fighting New Delhi’s monkey influx with facial recognition
This week we begin by looking at South Korea's strategy against Covid-19. It has been widely praised as effective against the virus but is it corrosive to personal freedoms? Next we see how monks are racing to save a Buddhist temple from rising waters in Thailand. The result of failed economic planning at the cost of the local environment. Finally, we head to India where the pandemic has exacerbated the problem of aggressive monkeys in New Delhi. We will look at how innovative solutions such as facial recognition are being used to deal with the problem.
India bans over 100 Chinese apps due to 'security threat' amid border row
India bans over 100 Chinese apps due to 'security threat' amid border row. ... New Delhi said that it had barred as many as 118 mostly Chinese apps, which include services provided by China internet giant Tencent and the popular online game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, also known as PUBG.
India-Pakistan: Embassies to cut staff by half over spy row
India is expelling close to half of the staff at Pakistan’s embassy in New Delhi over espionage claims. Islamabad has reciprocated with the same orders for the Indian High Commission.
How Chinese and Indian media reacted to border clashes
Indian newspapers and Chinese state media are demanding a continuation of dialogue after a bloody incident on the border. From an Indian perspective, however, New Delhi must "wake up" and assess Beijing's push for power.
Long lines outside station as some Indian trains roll again despite virus surge
Hundreds of passengers line up to enter the New Delhi railway station as India partially resumes train services as part of lockdown easing measures -- even as new cases surged.
Coronavirus: Delhi ramps up preventive measures
As New Delhi scrambles to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, protesters in the Shaheen Bagh district refuse to give up their fight against a contentious citizenship law.
Delhi riots: Victims struggle to rebuild their lives
Homeless survivors of last month's New Delhi riots now face an uncertain future in squalid camps as they wait for help. DW spoke with volunteers and people living in the camps.
India executes four men convicted of 2012 Delhi gang rape
The men had delayed their execution four times after their conviction for raping and murdering a woman on a New Delhi bus in 2012. The case sparked a debate over capital punishment and women's safety in India.