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EJAC pays rich tributes to martyred APHC leader Ashraf Sehrai

Srinagar, May 07 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) has paid rich tributes to martyred senior APHC leader and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai. EJAC in a statement issued in Srinagar said that a virtual condolence meeting of the EJAC leadership was …

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New concerns as Indian Covid variant clusters found across England

London, May 07 (KMS): Clusters of the Indian variants of Covid-19 have been found across England, including in care homes, the Guardian has learned, amid growing fears about the speed with which they are spreading in communities. The latest update of case numbers of these variants was due to be …

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India sets new COVID world record as oxygen demand jumps seven-fold

New Delhi, May 07 (KMS): India has seen demand for oxygen jump “seven-fold” as the country set a new world record for daily COVID-19 cases on Thursday. By the numbers: India’s health ministry reported 412,262 new infections, taking the official tally past 21 million, and 3,980 deaths from the coronavirus …

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COVID-19 surge: Sri Lanka bans travellers from India with immediate effect

Colombo, May 07 (KMS): Sri Lanka has announced that all arrivals from India will be banned with immediate effect due to the record rise in COVID-19 cases in India. Several countries like the UK, the UAE, Australia and Singapore have already banned travellers from India. Sri Lanka’s Civil Aviation Authority …

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Pleas for help in India as Covid-19 leaves children without carers

  New Delhi, May 07 (KMS): When an Indian children’s rights group tracked down two boys aged six and eight after it was told that their parents were both severely ill with Covid-19 and unable to care for them, the children had not eaten for days. The case, reported by …

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Article

Is Narendra Modi’s leadership on trial? Dr. Syed Amir Pakistan’s recent offer to India to help it in its current battle with Covid-19 has been lauded worldwide as a triumph of humanity over narrow ethnic, religious, and national considerations. India lacks the tools to effectively fight the virus, SARS-CoV-2, as …

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Procuring oxygen made difficult for Kashmir charities

  Indian government orders medical staff not to speak with media Srinagar, May 07 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir the government asked manufacturers to stop supplying oxygen to charities and ordered medical staff at government health institutions to stop speaking to the media. The orders evoked criticism …

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Column

India is gasping for breath Devina Buckshee  It’s 4:30 a.m., and I get three frantic calls from M, my friend. I know what it is, and even before I text her back, I’m calling hospitals to see if they have beds available. I wake up friends, co-workers and other helpers …

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US Vice President Kamala Harris family in India grapples with COVID

Washington, May 07 (KMS): G Balachandran turned 80 this spring, a milestone of a birthday in India, where he lives. If not for the coronavirus pandemic, he would have been surrounded by family members who gathered to celebrate with him. But with the virus ravaging his homeland, Balachandran had to …

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Opinion

India is hiding its Covid crisis – and the whole world will suffer for it Ankita Rao A few years ago, as Narendra Modi came into power, I worked on an investigative report about India hiding its malaria deaths. In traveling from tribal Odisha to the Indian national health ministry …

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