Day: June 22, 2020

Coronavirus lockdowns increase poaching in Asia, Africa

NEW DELHI — A camera trap photo of an injured tigress and a forensic examination of its carcass revealed why the creature died: a poacher’s wire snare punctured its windpipe and sapped its strength as the wound festered for days. Snares like this one set in southern India’s […]

Virus cases surge in US, India, but slow in China, Korea

NEW DELHI — The world saw the largest daily increases yet in coronavirus cases, with infections soaring in India’s rural villages after migrant workers fled major cities. India’s coronavirus caseload climbed by nearly 15,000 as of Monday to 425,282, with more than 13,000 deaths, the health ministry reported. […]

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s return to the campaign trail was designed to show strength and enthusiasm heading into the critical final months before an election that will decide whether he remains in the White House. Instead, his weekend rally in Oklahoma highlighted growing vulnerabilities and crystallized a divisive […]

Beijing coronavirus cases to see ‘cliff-like’ drop this week: Chinese expert

BEIJING – China’s capital will see a “cliff-like” drop in new cases in a recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus by the end of this week with efforts to cut chains of transmission underway, a disease control expert said. The city of more than 20 million people reported […]

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah dials Mizoram CM after earthquakes jolted the state

Shri Amit Shah assured all possible support from the Central Government open view news desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 22: The Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah spoke with the Chief Minister of Mizoram, Mr. Zoramthanga and reviewed the situation after the earthquake tremors in the state. Praying for […]

Indian, Chinese commanders parley on border, growing calls to boycott Chinese goods

NEW DELHI – Indian and Chinese military commanders parleyed on Monday to ease tensions at their contested border, as the public mood hardened in India for a military and economic riposte to China following the worst clash in over five decades. An Indian government source said corps commanders […]

PM must be mindful of implications of his words: Manmohan Singh on Ladakh face-off

New Delhi, Jun 22:  In his first remarks on the Ladakh face-off, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said PM Narendra Modi must be mindful of the implications of his words and cannot allow China to use them as a vindication of its position. Noting that disinformation […]

COVID-19 death toll rises to 84 in J&K

Srinagar, Jun 22:  A 65-year-old COVID-19 positive patient has died in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the death toll due to the disease to 84 in the Union Territory, officials said on Monday. The patient, hailing from south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, was suffering from bilateral pneumonia, hypertension and diabetes. […]

India’s COVID-19 tally 4,25,282 with 14,821 fresh cases, death toll rises to 13,699

New Delhi, June 22: India on Monday added 14,821 new COVID-19 cases pushing the infection tally to 4,25,282, while the death toll rose to 13,699 with 445 new fatalities, according to Union Health Ministry data The country crossed the four lakh-mark on Sunday eight days after recording three lakh […]

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