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Dalai Lama gets Covid vaccine and urges others to come forward for too

The 85-year-old had the jab at a hospital in the north Indian town of Dharamsala.

India ramps up Covid vaccine rollout amid surging caseload

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has his first dose of Covid vaccine on Monday morning, as the country focuses on getting those aged over 60 vaccinted.

Rooster kills Indian man during banned cockfight

Cockfights are common in the southern Indian states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka despite a countrywide ban imposed in 1960.