China using Uyghurs as labour for producing

As the coronavirus cases continue to surge globally, the Chinese companies are using Uyghurs labourers through contentious government-sponsored programmes to produce personal protection equipment (PPE) both for domestic purpose and export, the New York Times reported. Under the government-sponsored programme, the Uyghurs and other ethnic people are sent to factories and other service jobs. According […]

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J & k: Partial lockdown to be imposed in Srinagar

A sudden spike in the COVID-19 cases and significant spike in the death rate has forced the Srinagar district administration to to re-impose strict restrictions in maximum parts of the district from Sunday midnight. Lockdown will be re-imposed in various areas of the district Sunday midnight adding that the relaxations will be given area-wise after […]

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New COVID-19 infections wreak havoc in US

Healthcare workers on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States (US)have once again started facing shortages of masks, gowns, face shields and gloves as the infection spread and the number of patients getting hospitalised continues to climb. According to The Washington Post, the mess of equipment shortages has come at a […]

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PM Modi announces extension of scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, the scheme to provide free ration to the poor during the COVID-19 pandemic, till the end of November. In his address to the nation, Modi emphasised that provision of food to those in need during lockdown has been the […]

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COVID-19 situation in Delhi improving-CM

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (CM) on Wednesday stated that the situation pertaining to coronavirus was improving as there are only 26,000 active cases against projections of 60,000 active cases made by the Delhi government earlier this month. “It was predicted that by 30th June Delhi would have 1 lakh cases out of which 60,000 […]

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Boycott of Chinese products must be done

As people across the country are pushing for a nationwide boycott of ‘Made in China’ items in wake of the Galwan Valley clash on June 15, dealers across Hyderabad say that Chinese products must be boycotted “slowly but surely”. “It is fine that the government is putting pressure that the Indian importers must produce and […]

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India’s arsenals not meant for hatching eggs

eggs Speaking on the India-China border standoff, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday said that Centre is trying to resolve the issue diplomatically but suggested that the government should speak in the language of Chinese as the “country’s arsenals are not meant for hatching eggs.” “Despite government statements, tension continues at Ladakh border and […]

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