KUWAIT, UAE SEND OXYGEN TO INDIA AS ANGER GROWS AGAINST MODI GOV.

Tue 04 May 2021: India received urgently needed coronavirus-related supplies on Tuesday from the UAE and Kuwait, among other countries, its foreign affairs ministry said. The shipment included oxygen tanks and concentrators, ventilators, and other medical equipment. Coronavirus cases in India have hit record highs in the past couple weeks, and there are oxygen shortages […]

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NEPAL APPEALS FOR VACCINES AS INDIA’S OUTBREAK SPILLS ACROSS THE BORDER

Tue 04 May 2021: Coronavirus cases in Nepal have exploded as the virulent Indian strain of the virus crosses the two neighbouring countries’ open border.  On Monday, Nepal’s COVID-19 cases increased by 7,388 and deaths by 37, the highest spike in 24 hours since the pandemic started. Nepal has recorded a total of 343,418 cases […]

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KANGANA RANAUT PERMANENTLY REMOVED FROM TWITTER AFTER VIOLATING HATEFUL CONDUCT POLICY

Tue 04 May 2021: Actor Kangana Ranaut’s Twitter account has been permanently suspended after a controversial tweet related to the post-election result violence in Bengal. The account repeatedly violated Twitter policy on “hateful conduct and abusive behavior”, the social media site said today. The 34-year-old actor, unfazed, accused Twitter of race bias. “I have many […]

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VACCINE PRINCE EXPOSES INDIA’S BEST AND WORST

Mon 03 May 2021: Adar Poonawalla should be a walking advertisement for India’s pharmaceutical prowess. Instead the billionaire owner and chief executive of the Pune-based Serum Institute, the world’s largest vaccine maker, has become a symbol of India’s fraught ties with its private sector. Before Covid-19, Serum wasn’t a household name even inside the country. […]

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SECURITY FORCES IN MYANMAR KILLED MORE THAN 40 CHILDREN SINCE COUP: RIGHTS GROUP

Mon 03 May 2021: Security forces in Myanmar killed six more people, taking the death toll since protests began against the Feb. 1 military coup to 765, according to a local monitoring group. Five people were killed on Sunday and one on Saturday but documented on Sunday, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) said […]

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UYGHUR ACTIVISTS REJECT CHINESE PROPAGANDA DOCUMENTARY

Sun 02 May 2021: Uyghur activists dismissed a documentary released by the state-owned China Global Television Network in mid-April in several languages, including English and Russian, in a bid to push Beijing’s narrative of Xinjiang to global audiences. The documentary, Beyond The Mountains: Life In Xinjiang, depicted the lives of ethnic Uyghur and other Muslim […]

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KIM JONG-UN’S SISTER WARNS SOUTH KOREA OF CONSEQUENCES OVER PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS

Sun 02 May 2021: The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un slammed South Korea for failing to stop anti-Pyongyang leaflets flown by a defector group last week, calling it an “intolerable provocation” and warning of “corresponding action.” Kim Yo-jong made the remarks in a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency, saying […]

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