India

Congress slams Modi regime over state of economy

‘India needs a PM not an event manager’ New Delhi, June 01 (KMS): The Congress has slammed the Modi government alleging that it mishandled the COVID-19 pandemic which brought economic activities to a virtual standstill in many parts of the country. In a Twitter post, the party said, “India needs …

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Covid-19 cases surge in Odisha as testing up after Cyclone Yaas

Odisha June01, (KMS): After an initial decline in the number of Covid-19 cases in the state amidst Cyclone Yaas, the numbers surged again as Odisha ramped up testing. On Sunday, the state reported 9,541 cases and on Monday 8,313 cases were reported with 35 more deaths. Apart from the six …

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More bodies found floating in Ganga

Fatehpur, June 01 (KMS): Six more bodies of Covid-19 victims were found floating in the Ganga River in Uttar Pradesh, in India. Fatehpur Saddar Tehsil Sub-Collector (SDM) Pramod Jha told media that after he was informed about the floating bodies in the river a search operation was launched. “Six decomposed …

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Philippines extends travel curb on India until June 15

Manila, June 01 (KMS): The Philippines has extended travel restrictions on inbound travelers coming from India and six other countries until June 15, 2021. In a statement, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said President Rodrigo Duterte approved extending the travel bans imposed on India, and six other countries including Pakistan, Sri …

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Second COVID surge crests in India

New York, June 01 (KMS): The coronavirus catastrophe in the Republic of India ripples around the planet, even here. “I have learned that India has lost 5,000 doctors and more healthcare workers in the second round of coronavirus surge,” Dr. Prem Gandhi, SUNY Plattsburgh Distinguished Professor emeritus, said. “That is …

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After Kashmir, Delhi Sets Sights On Another Muslim-Majority Region

Kozhikode (Kerala): Less than two years since the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi revoked the special constitutional status of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), India’s only other Muslim-majority region, located 2,500 km to the southwest in the Arabian Sea, is witnessing the imposition of a series of unpopular measures by …

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Blaming Modi for tackling COVID crisis, farmers launch protest at Patiala

Patiala, May 29 (KMS): Indian farmers under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Ugarahan launched a three-day protest in Patiala against the New Delhi and Punjab government for its failure in tackling the Covid-19 crisis and imposing restrictions across Punjab. Over 1,500 farmers gathered at the PUDA ground near …

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Pakistan rejects allegations of cross-border infiltration by India

Pakistan has categorically rejected an allegation levelled by India, accusing Islamabad of cross-border infiltration, counter-accusing New Delhi for practicing what it called “brutalization” against the people of Kashmir. Foreign Office spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said that “it was New Delhi’s brutalization of Kashmiri people, that threatened regional peace”. “Peace and …

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Eric Garcetti nominated as America’s next ambassador to India

Washington:  President Joe Biden is expected to nominate Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, a trusted political ally, as America’s next ambassador to India, according to media reports. Biden is expected to announce the names of political ambassadors, including for India, as soon as next week, according to a report in …

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Rainwater gushes into ICU, others wards of Tata covid hospital in Kerala

Kasaragod, May 27 (KMS): The Rs 60-crore covid hospital, built by the Tata Trust in Kasaragod, is giving nightmares to health officials as it is leaking in the rain. The hospital — rapidly set up by piecing together 128 customised shipping containers — is one of the two mainstays for …

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