Friday, June 18, 2021

India

‘Fake Covid tests’ at India’s Kumbh Mela festival being investigated

Reports say fake names, mobile numbers and addresses were used in more than 100,000 tests.

India warns defiant Twitter it must comply with new IT rules

Growing tensions with India's government is making some US tech giants rethink their Indian expansion plans.

Filipina lanjut sekatan perjalanan pelancong dari India

6 negara lain termasuk Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Oman dan UAE turut termasuk dalam senarai larangan perjalanan ke negara itu.

Taj Mahal to reopen as India eases Covid-19 restrictions

The Taj Mahal is in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, which was badly hit during the massive wave of infections and deaths.

Busy father of 89 or so, dies suddenly in India

He was the hereditary leader of the Chana sect, who believe they will one day rule the world with Christ.

India’s unvaccinated: world’s largest inoculation drive stumbles

Cost, location, and gender are excluding many of those entitled to a jab from getting their shot.

India posts record new Covid deaths after data revision

According to health ministry figures, 6,148 people died in the previous 24 hours, taking total fatalities to almost 360,000, the world's third highest.

How India’s most crowded city beat the odds, and the virus

Despite having a much higher population density than many other cities, Mumbai has seen significantly lower mortality rates.

Lightning strikes kill 27 during eastern India monsoon storms

More thunder and lightning is on the way to West Bengal over the next few days.

In rural India, fear of testing and vaccines hampers Covid-19 fight

In some states, reports have emerged of people jumping into rivers or fleeing into forests just to escape mobile health teams.

Nepal reports first ‘black fungus’ death

Previously very rare, mucormycosis is highly aggressive and surgeons sometimes have to remove patients' eyes, nose and jaw to stop it reaching the brain.

India rekod 134,154 kes baru, 2,887 lagi kematian

India menduduki tempat kedua daripada segi jumlah kes Covid-19 di belakang Amerika Syarikat yang mencatat lebih 33.3 juta kes jangkitan.

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