Today marks the 162nd day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 36,21,245 confirmed COVID-19 cases (yahoo news), including 64,469 deaths.
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India faced a new tragedy of toxic gas leak from the LG polymer plant in Visagapattinam, Andra Pradesh on Thursday (May 7th). Several people were found unconscious on streets and the incident killed 11 including a child, more than 800 were hospitalized.
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The standoff between protesting farmers and the Centre in India seems to have hit a stalemate. Central trade unions went on a nationwide strike on Thursday with the participation of over 25 crore workers to protest against various policies of the central government.
China was the first country to be affected by the Coronavirus, consequently the first to suffer serious economic repercussions. However, its economic recovery appears to be more than satisfactory.
In the face of global macroeconomic data in strong contraction, from production to export through employment, in the last few sessions the main financial markets have recorded strong increases, once again highlighting that they can run much faster than the real economy
More than 100 people are dead and thousands of homes have been submerged in some of Vietnam’s most severe floods in decades, with authorities warning that more bad weather is to come.
After the 10-month dark tunnel that upended millions of lives in 2020, a shed of light has given hope to people in 2021. India is all set to kick off what is touted to be the world’s largest vaccination drive against Covid-19 on January 16.
Amidst the bizarre of COVID-19 spread, the dengue outbreak in several countries has put the people in an even more difficult state. The fear of getting tested positive for the coronavirus have stopped thousands of people from seeking medical attention for dengue.
Amidst the worst global crisis brought to us by a novel coronavirus, where millions of people are floundered, India is establishing itself as a responsible and reliable aid, by taking lead in addressing the crises.
Three of the most active banks in financing oil exports from Ecuadorian amazon- an environmentally destructive industry with a long track record of trampling on indigenous people’s rights- have agreed to cease important parts of their financial supports after pressure from NGOs and a devastating oil spill in 2020.
As part of India’s socio-economic-cultural development partnership with its friendly neighbouring nation of Nepal, the Ministry of External Affairs has come forward to fund the restoration and reconstruction of 26 important cultural heritage sites of Nepal.
The Japanese-owned ship, MV Wakashio, was on its way from China to Brazil when it ran aground on the reef at Pointe d’Esny, south of Mauritius on July 25, and began to leak tons of oil into the pristine Indian Ocean.