The military forces of the two most populous countries in the world are falling into a tense confrontation at high altitudes in the Himalayas. Indian media quoted officials as saying that thousands of Chinese army soldiers forcibly entered the Galwan valley in the disputed Kashmir region of Ladakh.
The central government says that India is ranked seventh in the world in terms of the number of coronavirus cases. According to Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, “India is one of the countries where fewer deaths have been reported due to COVID-19 due to timely screening and timely treatment.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed preparations for Cyclone Nisarga, which has formed in the Arabian Sea. Nisarga will take the form of a Cyclone on Tuesday evening, and a Super Cyclone at night. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the depression in the Arabian Sea has turned into a deep depression, which will hit the coast between Daman and Gujarat on Wednesday afternoon.
The Indian government started removing its nationwide lockdown on Monday. Crowds are likely to gather at places like temples, mosques, and shopping-malls from the second week after traffic became normal in the first week of this month. However, the lockdown will continue in the places declared as containment zones.
Top health experts in India have issued a joint statement sharply criticizing the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and its policy in tackling the coronavirus. At least three medical professional associations have said in a statement that the lockdown in India is “draconian,” and that “community transmission” has already begun in earnest in India.
On May 16, Bangladesh and India were hit by a massive cyclone that remained till May 21 and caused vast destruction. At least 95 people have been killed, while the death toll is predicted to rise as help reaches villages that are still cut off due to the floodwater. Many coastal villages were severely damaged. Power lines were torn down, and flooding ruined vast areas of land.
Amid the coronavirus epidemic, China has advanced in Ladakh, on India’s northern border, sparking tensions between the two countries. This has led to additional troops being deployed by both sides. In the last few days, the two countries’ armies have been engaged in direct clashes at various places along the Line of Control (LoC) between the two countries.
Reiterating his call for mediation on the border dispute between India and China, US President Donald Trump has said that he has spoken to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but India has denied any such talks. President Trump has said that Prime Minister Modi’s mood is not right on the ongoing tension between India and China.
The Indian Supreme Court has taken stern notice of the difficulties and hardships faced by migrant workers due to the ongoing lockdown in India, and directed the government to take immediate action. The Indian Supreme Court said that the government should provide free train and bus tickets to all such workers, and the states should provide free food and water to such workers during the journey.
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What is Term Insurance? Well, this is a general question about which most of Urban Indians are still not aware. As per Wikipedia, Term Life Insurance is a form of life insurance that provides coverage against a fixed rate of premiums for a limited period of time. In case the insured dies within the term of the policy, then the coverage amount or the death benefit is paid to the beneficiary. And after the policy term expires, the policyholder can renew the term plan; however, he or she will not get the previous rate of premiums. Therefore, in such a scenario, the applicant can either forgo the insurance or get further coverage with different conditions and payments.
Officials in India say many locations in India and Pakistan are under locust attacks, and locusts entering India from there are destroying crops. At a time when the Coronavirus epidemic has hit India’s economy hard, and the poor are struggling for their lives, locust swarms in India pose another threat to crops.
The total number of coronavirus-positive patients identified in India now stands at nearly 145,000— and India now ranks highest in Asia, surpassing Iran. About 7,000 new patients have been identified in India in the last 24 hours, a new record. However, domestic flights have resumed in the country from today.
Cases of coronavirus continue to rise in India, but restrictions continue to ease, and domestic flights have started from today. India has become one of the ten countries most affected by the global epidemic. In the last 24 hours, another 7,097 people have been affected by the epidemic, bringing the total to 138,536.
More teams from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been sent to West Bengal, in India, to help in the relief and rescue operations following a trail of damage left by Cyclone Amphan. Already, 26 NDRF teams had been deployed in the six districts severely affected in West Bengal.
India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, announced an immediate emergency financial aid package worth Rs 1,000 Crore for West Bengal, and Rs 500 Crore for Odisha, due to the damage caused by the powerful Cyclone Amphan that ripped through the coastal towns of India and Bangladesh.
At least 18 people were killed and about 1,500,000 people in 25 districts of Bangladesh have been without electricity since the day before Cyclone Amphan hit. Initially, it has been reported that the financial loss due to cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh is around $130 million. State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr. Enamur Rahman told reporters about the financial loss.
According to the information provided by the Gujarat Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 371 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in the state in the last 24 hours. In the same period, 24 patients have died. The total number of infected patients in the state has gone up to 12,910, while the total death toll has risen to 773.
Despite a positive surge in COVID-19 cases, domestic air travel in India will reopen starting May 25, after a two-month lockdown to halt the spread of the coronavirus. “All airports and airlines are told to be ready to operate again from May 25,” said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Twitter.
Cyclone Amphan ripped through the coastal towns of India and Bangladesh, leaving more than 80 people dead. Officials said that two people died in Odisha, in the Bay of Bengal, according to the state government. That’s including an infant, who was crushed as the mud wall of their house collapsed.
The coastal towns in India and Bangladesh have experienced heavy rains and strong winds as Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall. “The first arm of Cyclone Amphanhas touched down. The eye of the Cyclone is expected to touch land any time soon,” said Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, India’s Meteorological Department Director General.
A powerful cyclone threatens to hit India as the country tries to battle the coronavirus pandemic, with increasing cases each day. Authorities are struggling to find shelters for evacuees, opting to turn schools and other buildings to temporary shelters so as to observe the social distance measure and curb the spread of the virus at the crucial time.
The Indian Meteorological Department said that the Cyclone Amphan, which formed in the Bay of Bengal, turned into a ‘super cyclone’ of the highest intensity in the first part of Monday. The cyclone is expected to hit the coast from Digha, in West Bengal, India, on Wednesday afternoon to evening, along the coast of Hatia Island in Bangladesh.
At least 24 migrant laborers were killed, and 36 others wounded, after a truck carrying them collided with another vehicle in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh, northern India. “The impact of the accident is such that both vehicles overturned and careened off the highway,” said the Superintendent of Police.
Hundreds of people are in refugee camps in the Hooghly district of West Bengal, India, where communal clashes over coronavirus infection have erupted. Houses have been set on fire by people from both Hindu and Muslim communities. They say everything in the house has been set on fire— they have to start anew.
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The advent of the liberalization in the Indian context when P.V. Narsimha Rao opened the economic gates in 1991 was a major step in the opening of what I call a Pandora box. The country that got its very freedom on the ideals of non-violence prospered by Mahatma Gandhi. Still remembering the Poona pact in 1932 where he himself, went on fast till the communal awards were taken back, has neglected its socialism.
The Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association has warned the government that if raw materials from India are banned, there could be a shortage of medicines in the country. In a statement on Monday, the organization said any such move would hurt efforts to deal with Coronavirus.
In the last 24 hours, 347 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in the Indian state of Gujarat. A further 20 patients have died. However, 235 people have also been discharged. The highest number of newly registered cases was reported in Ahmedabad, 268 new cases have been reported in Ahmedabad, 29 in Vadodara, 19 in Surat, and 10 in Gandhinagar.
More than 600 people have been infected with coronavirus overnight in Tamil Nadu. Of these, 509 are receiving treatment at various government hospitals in Chennai, the health department said. The number of people infected with coronavirus in the state has increased to 7,204.
Mohali Railway Station, Punjab. A train carrying a total of 1288 migrant laborers left for Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh. State officials breathed a sigh of relief not just because everything went according to plan, but also because one-third of the workers who were going in the vehicle did not arrive.
Nepal has strongly objected to a road project connecting India and China. AFP reported that dozens of protesters gathered in front of the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu Saturday, despite a nationwide lockdown to combat the coronavirus. Police had to arrest them to maintain security.
At least 13 people have been killed and dozens more hospitalized after a gas leak at the LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam, southern India. “Thirteen people including a child have died and between 300 to 400 people are being treated in hospitals,” said Swarupa Rani, the assistant commissioner of police.
Tensions continued to flare in Indian-administered Kashmir. Riyaz Naikoo, commander of the militant group Hizbul Mujahideen, was killed in in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district Tuesday. As news of Naikoo’s death spread, many people took to the streets in his home villages of Begpura and Gulzarpura to protest.
At least 16 workers have been killed in a railroad accident in the Aurangabad district, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The Central Coordinating Officer of the South Central Railway in the country confirmed the accident to reporters. He said that the accident took place in Karmad area around 5:30 AM on Friday.
At least 11 people, among them two children, lost their lives, and about 800 others were affected after the accidental leakage of a potentially dangerous chemical gas from a factory owned by a South Korean company, LG Polymers. The accident happened in the port city of Visakhapatnam, of Andhra Pradesh, this morning.
There has been a slight setback in the Indian government’s attempt to bring home Indians trapped abroad. Delays in the results of some flight attendants’ COVID-19 infection tests have resulted in delayed flights. The first flight to rescue Indians trapped abroad will leave Singapore at 11:15 AM this morning.
At least 13 people have been killed and hundreds injured after a factory in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh emitted styrene gas. The gas leak occurred at the LG Polymer plant in Visakhapatnam. Authorities say the gas leak began at 3 AM Thursday, and was probably the result of negligence.
The outbreak of Coronavirus is on the rise in Gujarat. In the last 24 hours, 29 people have died in the state, out of which 26 have died in Ahmedabad. A total of 371 new cases were reported in Gujarat on Monday, and 153 people were discharged. There are now a total of 5,804 cases of coronavirus infection in the state, and a total of 319 deaths.
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The number of positive cases of coronavirus in the Indian state of Gujarat has reached 4,082. On Wednesday, Gujarat Health Secretary Dr. Jayanti Ravi announced, 308 new positive cases registered in the last 24 hours. There are 3,324 active cases in Gujarat, while 34 patients are on a ventilator.
Scientists in the UK are working on a promising Covid-19 treatment that apparently “stops the virus in its tracks.” Researchers working on the project are optimistic that the drug, which is already approved for use, can be used as both preventive medicine and treatment for coronavirus sufferers.
Bangladesh is trying to get the necessary approval to operate a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight on April 24 as part of the process to repatriate Bangladeshis stranded in Delhi and surrounding areas in India. On Monday, a private airline started flying special flights from Chennai to Dhaka, and 164 Bangladeshis returned to Dhaka from Chennai on a US-Bangla flight.
Coronavirus continues to be on all the news around the world. Currently, there are over 2.2 million cases and over 150,000 deaths. Some countries such as Spain starting to ease the social distancing and reopening slowly businesses. In North America the coronavirus pandemic continues to roar.
China continues to resist providing any additional information pertaining to coronavirus vital data that would help the world be able to decipher its origin. Originally, a now deceased doctor who was voicing concern about the unknown virus in Wuhan was accused by the Chinese government of false statements and he was even given a warning. After his death, he was exonerated, because China’s social scoring system effects the whole family.
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Indian-administered Kashmir, which had been under a security lockdown implemented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government in August 2019, is now under a second lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. After several months of the security lockdown, when the government in New Delhi decided to ease it, the outbreak of the coronavirus began to spread.
Kashmiris and those in solidarity with the residents of the Indian-administered region have called a new domicile policy by New Delhi “obnoxious” and “insulting.” Critics have also accused India of using oppressive measures against Kashmiris. New Delhi has recently announced new rules regarding Indian citizens living in Kashmir.
In his third address to the nation, Prime Minster Narendra Modi urged Indians to switch off electric lights at 9 PM on Sunday for nine minutes, and light candles, earthen lamps, flash lights or lights from mobile phones while standing at their doorsteps or balconies. Opposition parties have strongly criticized Prime Minister Modi’s statements regarding the Coronavirus.