Lauren FrayerLauren Frayer is NPR's international correspondent based in Mumbai, India.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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