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India, officially the Republic of India (ISO: Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area; the most populous country as of June 2023; and from the time of its independence in 1947, the world's most populous democracy. It is physiographically bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, and High-mountain Asia on the northeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan to the northwest; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand, Myanmar, and Indonesia. (Full article...)

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28 June 2024 –
A roof collapses amid heavy rains at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, killing a person and leading to the cancellation of flights from a domestic terminal. (Reuters)
22 June 2024 – 2024 Tamil Nadu alcohol poisoning
The death toll from the tainted liquor incident in Kallakurichi district, Tamil Nadu, India, increases to 54. (Al Jazeera)
21 June 2024 –
A court in Geneva, Switzerland, sentences Indian-born billionaire Prakash Hinduja and three of his family members to four years in prison for exploiting domestic workers at their villa in Cologny. (AP)
20 June 2024 – 2024 Tamil Nadu alcohol poisoning
At least 36 people are killed and more than 60 others are hospitalized after consuming tainted liquor in Kallakurichi district, Tamil Nadu, India. (Reuters) (New Indian Express)
20 June 2024 –
The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces sanctions on firms based in China, India, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan, for their alleged support to Russia in the Russo–Ukrainian war. (Al Jazeera)

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