Pope Francis Hails Tireless Work Of Indian Medics, Urges Them To Stay Strong

Pope Francis hailed Thursday the “tireless” work of medics in India. (File) Vatican City: Pope Francis hailed Thursday the “tireless” work of medics in India and urged them to stay strong, in a message of support for the coronavirus-plagued country. In a message to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference in India, the pontiff offered his “heartfelt … Read more

Doctor in COVID-hit India forced to decide who lives and who dies | Coronavirus pandemic News

Rohan Aggarwal is 26 years old. He doesn’t even complete his medical training until next year. And yet, at one of the best hospitals in India, he is the doctor who must decide who will live and who will die when patients come to him gasping for breath, their family members begging for mercy. As … Read more

DAVID JONES: As millions suffer in its pandemic, India’s narcissistic leader is building a folly

Hidden away in some half-forgotten chambers in the heart of New Delhi, there are two blocks of white sandstone — relics of India’s long years under the yoke of the British Raj. Laid down in 1911 by King George V and Queen Mary, who later reclined on thrones of solid gold, shaded from the blazing … Read more

IPL’s foreign cricket stars scramble to escape coronavirus-hit India

Sydney – Cricket authorities in Australia and New Zealand rushed to evacuate star players from COVID-19-hit India on Wednesday after the lucrative Indian Premier League was abandoned. Cricket Australia said plans were under way to fly 38 players and staff — including superstars Steve Smith, David Warner and Pat Cummins — to the relative safety … Read more

Indian minister to self-isolate at G7 meeting of top diplomats due to COVID-19 scare

LONDON – A meeting of top Group of Seven diplomats being held in person in London risked being derailed after India’s foreign minister said he would self-isolate over possible exposure to the coronavirus. The possibility of the spread of the virus among senior officials and beyond has the potential to shut down the high-profile event … Read more

COVID-19 forecasters warn India deaths may double in coming weeks

The coronavirus wave that plunged India into the world’s biggest health crisis has the potential to worsen in the coming weeks, with some research models projecting that the death toll could more than double from current levels. A team at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore used a mathematical model to predict about 404,000 … Read more

Nepal Inaugurates Small Hydro Power Plant Rebuilt With Indian Assistance

The Government of India extended financial support for the rehabilitation of plant. (Representational) Kathmandu: The newly rehabilitated small hydro power plant at Chandannath Municipality in Nepal’s Jumla district was virtually inaugurated on Wednesday, said the Indian embassy in Kathmandu. The small hydro power plant was built with Indian financial assistance of Nepali Rs 26.39 million. … Read more

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Being Considered For India Ambassadorship – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – President Joe Biden is considering Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti for an ambassadorship to India, according to a report. FILE — Then Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden (L) walks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at a campaign event at United Firefighters of Los Angeles on Jan. 10, 2020, in Los … Read more

What’s Happening in India? – CBS Detroit

India is now battling the worst covid surge the world has seen to date. Over the weekend, India reported more than 400,000 new cases of covid, the worst for any country since this global pandemic began. To date, less than 2% of the country’s 940 million residents have been vaccinated. Their healthcare system has completely … Read more

‘Crime against humanity’: India’s Modi slammed for COVID handling | Coronavirus pandemic News

India’s hospitals have been packed with coronavirus patients, as relatives of the sick scrambled to find supplies of oxygen and nearly full crematoriums worked feverishly to deal with the dead. Yet despite those clear signs of an overwhelming health crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pressed ahead with a densely packed campaign rally. “I have never … Read more