COVID-19: US Secretary of State assures India of support

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday the United States and India are united in trying to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic together and Washington wants to make sure it takes action to help India with its current coronavirus crisis. Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, who has spent the past week in the United States … Continue reading COVID-19: US Secretary of State assures India of support

India Health Minister KK sHAILAJA

New malaria parasite discovered in India

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Thursday informed that a new genus of malaria called 'plasmodium oval' has been detected in the state. The disease was detected in a soldier who travelled from Sudan. He was being treated at the district hospital in Kannur. "Plasmodium oval, a new genus of malaria, has been detected in … Continue reading New malaria parasite discovered in India

Indian Air Force expecting 3 fighter jets by Wednesday evening

Further boosting the Indian Air Force`s (IAF) capability amid tensions on the China border, three more Rafale fighter jets would reach India by Wednesday evening. The aircraft are set to take off from France tomorrow morning and would arrive in India in the evening itself, government sources told ANI. The additional aircraft would be adding … Continue reading Indian Air Force expecting 3 fighter jets by Wednesday evening

Pompeo improves ties with India as US-China trade war continues

India and the U.S. held a "productive" and "successful" third round of 22 dialogue in New Delhi, the Indian capital, signing the foundational Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) and expanding their defence cooperation as visiting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States will stand with India as it confronts threats to … Continue reading Pompeo improves ties with India as US-China trade war continues

UN urges India to protect human rights activists

The U.N. human rights chief on Tuesday urged India’s government to do more to protect human rights defenders, who have come under mounting pressure in recent months in the world’s largest democracy. The office of High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet pointed to three “problematic” laws in India that have variously tightened restrictions on … Continue reading UN urges India to protect human rights activists

India declares 20 soldiers dead in the ongoing war with China

At least 20 Indian soldiers have been killed in a violent face-off with Chinese forces on the disputed border, the Indian army has said, in a major escalation of a weeks-long standoff in the western Himalayas. In a statement, the army said on Tuesday that 17 "critically injured" Indian troops succumbed to their wounds, in … Continue reading India declares 20 soldiers dead in the ongoing war with China

What can you do for love?

This is another story of a common man whose love was so strong that even a mountain couldn’t stand a chance. It's a story of an ordinary man Dashrath Manjhi from India. The Story: Dashrath Manjhi was a poor coal miner before he met the love of his life. They lived happily in the remote … Continue reading What can you do for love?

CORONAVIRUS: Current challenges to land acquisition rules In India

Land acquisition for road projects has taken a hit, as district officials who carry out the activity are busy on Covid-19 duty. While this affects the government’s efforts to expedite road construction, it also chokes a source of liquidity in the market. Government pays higher-than-market prices for land acquired for public projects. With the economy … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS: Current challenges to land acquisition rules In India

COVID-19 updates from India, Iran and Singapore

Noted Indian Scholar, Leading Expert on Russia Dies of Coronavirus at 68 Professor Hari Vasudevan, who died on Saturday night, was involved in projects on Indo-Russian relations and the Radiating Globalities project initiated by Gayatri Spivak of Columbia University (New York). At Observer Research Foundation (ORF), he was evaluating the overlap between the Look East … Continue reading COVID-19 updates from India, Iran and Singapore

Latest coronavirus updates from Spain, India, and the UK

Spain has recorded 185 new coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 25,613, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, which marked the third consecutive day when the country registered less than 200 deaths caused by COVIVD-19. On Monday, the country confirmed 164 coronavirus-related deaths, the same number as on Sunday. The … Continue reading Latest coronavirus updates from Spain, India, and the UK