Day: May 16, 2020

Why is Taiwan excluded from the WHO?

The coronavirus pandemic has shone a spotlight on Taiwan’s exclusion from the World Health Organization and ignited a diplomatic row between China and some Western powers. Led by the United States, a growing number of countries are calling for Taiwan to either be allowed into the WHO, or […]

Free food grains to 8 crore migrant labourers and their families to be provided under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan

Food grains allocated to States / UTs, Government of India to bear entire cost: Shri Ram Vilas Paswan 23 states/UTs will be part of One Nation One Card scheme by August 2020: Shri Paswan open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 16: The Modi Government is sensitive to […]

PM greets people of Sikkim on their Statehood Day

open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 16: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Sikkim on their Statehood Day. “Greetings on Sikkim’s Statehood Day. Home to talented and compassionate people, Sikkim has enriched national progress in many sectors. Sikkim’s progress in areas like […]

Cabinet Secretary chairs NCMC meeting to review preparedness for the impending Cyclone in the Bay of Bengal

open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 16: A meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), chaired by the Cabinet Secretary, Shri Rajiv Gauba, was held today to review the preparations for the impending cyclone over the Bay of Bengal. IMD informed that the Depression, that has […]

No beds, packed morgues: Mumbai hospitals near collapse

Packed morgues, bodies in wards, patients forced to share beds and medical workers run ragged: Mumbai’s war against coronavirus has pushed the Indian city’s hospitals to breaking point. Ravi, 26, had to change his mother’s diapers himself as she lay dying from the disease in the huge Lokmanya […]

Pandemic planning becomes political weapon as deaths mount

WASHINGTON — For the first three years of his presidency, Donald Trump did not publicly utter the words “pandemic” or “preparedness.” Not in speeches, rallies or his many news conferences, planned and impromptu. But on Friday, the White House pointed to extensive planning exercises the administration conducted and […]

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