China’s PLA bludgeons 20 Indian Army soldiers to death in Ladakh

Twenty Indian Army soldiers were killed, 76 injured and 10 were taken captive by China’s PLA near a stand-off point on the LAC in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan valley. Meanwhile, a row has erupted in India over why the Army soldiers didn’t carry weapons for self-defence. Read More
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Covid-19 cases surge amid ICMR’s ‘peak prediction’ report farce

Coronavirus cases in India is growing rapidly with the country witnessing over 11,000 cases for the third day running. Meanwhile, a new Covid-19 outbreak has been reported in Beijing. Read More
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Maharashtra Covid-19 cases cross 1 lakh, India total tops 3 lakh-mark

Covid-19, infections in India passed two grim milestones. Maharashtra saw its Covid-19 cases cross the 1 lakh-mark while the country saw the number of infections cross the 3 lakh-mark in the last 24 hours. Read More
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Covid-19 rages in Mumbai; ‘Delhi may have 550,000 cases by July 31’

The number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai alone has crossed 52,000. Meanwhile, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the capital is likely to have 550,000 Covid-19 patients by July-end. Read More
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Centre issues guidelines for opening malls, religious places

The government has issued a set of guidelines or the standard operating procedure (SOP) for reopening of offices, malls, hotels, restaurants and religious places. Meanwhile, authorities are concerned about Covid-19 rise in rural India. Read More
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With another record spike, India Covid-19 cases cross 2 lakh-mark

The number of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19, cases in India crossed the 200,000-mark with a record spike of 8,863 cases in a single day, in the last 24 hours. The death toll is now nearing the 6,000-mark. Read More
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In India, locusts threaten worst attack on crops in decades

Swarms of desert locusts, which originated in East Africa and crossed into India from Pakistan, are now spreading deep into India threatening tens of thousands of square kilometres of crops and vegetation. Read More
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LAC stand-off: China reinforces troops in Ladakh, India matches up

The rising tension and stand-offs between Indian and Chinese troops at several places along the line of actual control– from Ladakh to Sikkim – seems to be snowballing into a serious issue between the two countries with both countries augmenting their forces. Read More
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Domestic flights resume; India Covid-19 cases near 1.45 lakh

Domestic passenger air services resumed on Monday after a gap of two months since the lockdown was imposed. Meanwhile, India continues to witness a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. Read More
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Covid-19: India overtakes Iran, Maharashtra cases cross 50,000

India overtook Iran in the total number of coronavirus cases after registering over 7,000 cases in a single day, on Sunday. Meanwhile, domestic flights to resume in the country from Monday. Read More
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