Once again tensions between Canberra and Beijing escalates after the decision of Australian government to cancel a Belt and Road agreement signed by China and the state government of Victoria.
In another tragic incident after the Nashik oxygen leak, at least 13 COVID-19 patients died in a blaze at the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Palghar district of Maharashtra on Friday, police said.
The report highlighted the violations of religious freedom because of the Hindu Nationalist Policies of the ruling party BJP. The report mentions that the religious freedom conditions in India continued their negative trajectory in 2020.
Chad is a landlocked country in north-central Africa, bordered by Libya to north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon to the south-west, Nigeria to the southwest and Niger to the west. Chad is a desert nation which has endured successive rebellions since independence from France in 1960.
India is facing an accute shortage of oxygen in the worsened times of covid crisis with daily cases nearing the grim 3-lakh milestone and an oxygen tanker leak leaving 24 patients dead at a hospital in Maharashtra’s Nashik.
United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has released its annual global report today and India is recommended as Country of Particular concern for deteriorating Religious Freedom second time in two consecutive years.
Following surge in the Covid-19 cases and prevailing situation, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to limit the grand function planned to mark the 400th Prakash Gurpurab (birth anniversary) of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib.
In the George Floyd murder Case, the 12-person jury found the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of crime on Tuesday. US President Joe Biden welcomes the judgement and said that he hoped the decision would become a “moment of significant change”.
India however has not slipped further on the World Press Freedom Index 2021 published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), but it remains on the previous year’s spot which is 142 of 180. It also continues to be classified among the “bad” countries for journalism and is entitled as one of the most dangerous countries for journalists who try to do their jobs honestly.
Chandigarh administration announced a lockdown for Wednesday in UT on the occasion of Ram Navami. This decision was taken in a high-level meeting chaired by UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore here this evening.