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Youths perform in front of a cellphone camera while making a TikTok video on the roof of their residence in Hyderabad, India, in February. India's government has banned 59 Chinese-owned apps including TikTok. Noah Seelam/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'TikTok Changed My Life': India's Ban On Chinese App Leaves Video Makers Stunned

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Indian paramilitary soldiers carry the body of a paramilitary officer who died of COVID-19 to a crematorium in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, on Tuesday. India is the third-ranked nation in the number of reported infections. Dar Yasin/AP hide caption

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Bollywood Star, Big B As He's Known, Contracts Coronavirus

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A package of Fair & Lovely skin-lightening cream at a shop in India. In response to calls for racial justice around the world, the product name is being changed to Glow & Lovely. Amit Dave/Reuters hide caption

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Black Lives Matter Gets Indians Talking About Skin Lightening And Colorism

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Gurmeet Singh holds a photo of his granddaughter, Gurupreet Kaur, who died of heatstroke in Arizona in June 2019. The 6-year-old and her mother had just crossed into the U.S. from Mexico. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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The Long, Perilous Route Thousands Of Indians Have Risked For A Shot At Life In U.S.

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Indian Company Starts Mass-Producing Coronavirus Vaccines Before Trials

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Interested Parties Watch To See If U.S. Schools Reopen For Fall Semester

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In this screengrab from video posted by BBC News Hindi,15-year-old Jyoti Kumari's rides with her father during their 700 mile-long journey to their family's village of Sirhulli in eastern India. BBC News Hindi hide caption

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Indian Teen Bikes 700 Miles With Injured Dad, Gets Movie Deal — And Sparks Debate

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India Bans Dozens Of Chinese Apps, Including TikTok

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India Sees A Change Sparked By Black Lives Matter Movement

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The Fair & Lovely brand of beauty products, shown here for sale at a store in Mumbai, India, in 2013, is going to change its name. Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's H1-B Visa Freeze Cancels Plans Of Indian Tech Workers

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India Reports Record Number Of Coronavirus Cases Nearly Every Day

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