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The last Quad meeting, in March, was virtual. President Biden, Yoshihide Suga, Japan's prime minister (top right), Scott Morrison, Australia's prime minister (bottom left), and Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, will meet in person in the U.S. on Friday. Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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India's Vaccination Drive Has Gathered Speed, But Millions Remain Vulnerable

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

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Performing last rites before the cremation of a family member who died of COVID-19. Anupam Nath/AP hide caption

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India's Pandemic Death Toll Estimated At About 4 Million: 10 Times The Official Count

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India's COVID-19 Death Toll May Be 10 Times The Official Figure, Study Suggests

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Edward Theatre's entrance, as seen from the street opened in 1914 in Kalbadevi, and was named after King Edward V, who visited Mumbai the same year. It initially started with stage plays, with a total of 509 wooden seats, distributed between three separate levels. Until a few years ago, the theatre turned cinema hall, played mostly B- grade Bollywood films. Viraj Nayar for NPR hide caption

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India's Single-Screen Cinemas Were Struggling Before COVID-19. Now They're Dying Out

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Asha Gond (center right) rides her skateboard. When she first began skateboarding, neighbors would catcall that skateboarding is for boys and urge her parents to marry her off. Vicky Roy hide caption

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Skateboarding Gives Freedom To Rural Indian Teen In Netflix Film — And In Real Life

A new Netflix movie called Skater Girl chronicles the journey of an Indian teenage girl who discovers a life-changing passion for skateboarding. It's also the story of Asha Gond.

Rains have washed away the top layer of sand of shallow graves at a cremation ground on the banks of the Ganges River in Shringverpur, northwest of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Coronavirus testing is limited in parts of rural India, but some of the people buried there are believed to have died of COVID-19. Ritesh Shukla/Getty Images hide caption

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In Rural India, Less COVID-19 Testing, More Fear — And A Few Ventilators For Millions

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Cyclists cycle past the main entrance of the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India, a venue where cricket matches were taking place during the 2021 Indian Premier League — until it was suspended. Sam Panthaky /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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India's Major Cricket Tournament Got Suspended. Should It Have Even Happened?

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A patient breathes with the help of oxygen provided at a tent installed at a gurdwara, a place of worship for Sikhs, in Ghaziabad, India, on May 2. Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Is India Running Out Of Oxygen?

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Victims of COVID-19 are cremated in funeral pyres this week in New Delhi. Scientists says the real death toll and number of infections are likely much higher than what the Indian government is reporting. Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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India Is Counting Thousands Of Daily COVID Deaths. How Many Is It Missing?

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A medical worker is seen at a quarantine center for Covid-19 coronavirus infected patients at a banquet hall, which was converted into an isolation center to handle the rising cases of infection in New Delhi, India. Anindito Mukherjee/Getty Images hide caption

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