Tuesday, 5 May 2020 Coronavirus cases in Asia reached a quarter of a million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, spurred by outbreaks in Singapore, Pakistan and India, even as China, South Korea and Japan significantly slowed the spread of the disease.
An internal U.S. government document projects a surge in coronavirus cases.
The prediction is a sharp rise in daily deaths by June 1st, according to Reuters.
Even as President Donald Trump urged states to lift restrictions to quell the pandemic.
The document is based on modeling by the Centers for...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson leads tributes to soldiers who served in WorldWar Two during the Asia campaign to end the war, exactly 75 years since VJDay. A short film entitled The Friendship of Nations features current worldleaders giving their thanks.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urge people to donate oximeters in villages to support rural areas amid coronavirus pandemic. Kejriwal, in his press briefing on Independence Day, shared a few tips on Covid-19 containment and treatment. The Delhi CM said home-isolation has helped Delhi in tackling Coronavirus. Kejriwal urged people to come out and take responsibility as Covid-19 spreads in rural India. Kejriwal appealed to AAP workers to support villages and provide oximeters to those who need it. Oximeters help in measuring the oxygen level and are found to be extremely useful for coronavirus patients who in many cases battle breathlessness due to lack of oxygen. "My appeal to people is to donate to AAP as many oximeters as possible so that every AAP worker can take the responsibility of his village to measure the oxygen level of people who have fever or breathlessness. We can save the lives of people through oximeters," he said. The chief minister also advised states to implement Delhi's home isolation model that can help in their battle against coronavirus.
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SI Sunita Maan on being invited to the Rashtrapati Bhavan as coronavirus warrior awardee expressed happiness over her selection. She created awareness about COVID-19. "In lockdown, none knew about the virus. We distributed essentials and sensitizers. I feel lucky to be chosen from 1 lakh Delhi Police personnel. Can't describe the exact feeling," SI Sunita Maan said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day said that corona warriors have lived the mantra of 'Seva Parmo Dharma' and served the people of India. "We're going through distinct times. I can't see young children in front of me today (at Red Fort). Corona has stopped everyone. In these times of COVID, corona warriors have lived the mantra of 'Seva Parmo Dharma' and served the people of India. I express my gratitude to them," said Modi.
According to a confidential UN report, North Korea is pressing on with its nuclear weapons program and several countries believe it has "probably developed miniaturized nuclear devices to fit into the warheads of its ballistic missiles." Gloria Tso reports.
Former Ambassador to Uzbekistan and Republic Of Korea, Skand Ranjan Tayal accused the Chinese ambassador in Delhi of spreading lies. He said, "The Chinese ambassador in New Delhi is spreading lies in India. He is misusing Indian hospitality and speaking in different forums and spreading lies. Only those privileges given to our ambassador in Beijing should be reciprocated."
A group of Pakistan's minority communities including Sindhi, Pashtun and Gilgit Baltistan staged a protest against Pakistan in Washington DC. "We are here to tell the world that we Sindhi, Pashtun, Gilgit Baltistan are not happy with Pakistan. Pakistan is terrorist state. They killed our leaders. There are many Sindhi workers who are prisoners under Pakistan. We will continue our struggle until the world especially United States and United Nation declare Pakistan as a terrorist state." They also raised slogans and placards in front of Embassy of Pakistan in US.
Pakistan has been constantly violating the ceasefire in Jammu & Kashmir. People living in the border areas have been badly affected by the Pakistan shelling. Many have even lost their family members to the firing by the Pakistan Army . A local resident from Poonch said that Pakistani Army resorts to killing innocent people because they do not have the guts to face the Indian Army. He said Pakistan has been resorting to these tactics for many years now and added that he lost three people of his family to Pakistan shelling. Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations along the Line of Control resorting to small arms firing and intense mortar shelling in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district on August 10. Earlier on August 9 also, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations by small arms firing and shelling with mortars in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.The Indian Army has been giving a befitting response to provocations by the Pakistan Army and also helping the border residents. Watch this video for all the details.
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A group of civic society on Aug 14 held protest near the Pakistani embassy in Kathmandu denouncing atrocities over Hindu minorities as well as destruction of Buddha idols and temples. Members of Rastriya Ekata Abhiyan held placards and banners denouncing the move of Pakistan Government and had marched near the Pakistan mission in Nepal when they were stopped by security forces. Alerted by the gathering the Pakistani Embassy called on the local police who seized the banners and holding from protestors and sent protestors back into bus in which they came to the spot.
A deadly thunderstorm that rolled across northern parts of the country damaged sections of the Taj Mahal complex, including the main gate and a railing running below its five lofty domes. Gurgaon, the..