Guam boy, 10, dies as Covid outbreak threatens country’s health system

Ten people remain in intensive care. Seventy per cent of Guam’s cases have occurred in August and September, Guerrero said: “If our numbers don’t change, I’m afraid we will reach a point where our hospital is so full of Covid patients that we may not have room to treat any other ailment, and doctors may […]

UK coronavirus death toll grows by 10 to 41,514 as cases rise by 1,508 in last 24 hours

Glasgow, East Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire have been plunged into lockdown Thousands of secondary school kids returned to their classes in masks today An Oxford expert claims there is no second wave of Covid-19 Spain is the new Europe hotspot as it is spreading faster than in the US The discrepancy in the figures is […]

PM Modi to Chief Justice of India, China monitoring over 10,000 Indians: Report

In a shocking revelation, it has come to light that a Shenzen-based company named Zhenhua Data Information Technology Co. Limited  is monitoring over 10,000 Indian individuals and organisations. The company has links to the Chinese government, and the Chinese Communist Party and it is monitoring several eminent Indian individuals including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

India’s Modi faces turbulent session as Parliament reopens

Lawmakers will wear masks and sit in seats separated by transparent plastic sheets while in Parliament and sessions will be shortened among other health protocols to guard against the virus. Opposition parties have protested one action: the canceling of Question Hour, when lawmakers ask questions to ministers and hold them accountable for the functioning of […]

Japan’s Suga Wins Ruling Party Leadership Race, Paving Way for Him to Become Next Prime Minister

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has been elected leader of the country’s leading Liberal Democratic Party, which enables him to succeed Shinzo Abe as the next prime minister. In late August, Abe announced his intention to step down, citing health issues.

India loses 26 spots on economic freedom ranking: Report

Centre for Civil Society President Partha J Shah, as quoted by PTI, said since the ranking is based on 2018 data, many new restrictions on international trade, tightening of the credit market due to NPAs and COVID-19’s impact on debt and deficits are not reflected in India’s score.

‘Parliament Will Stand Firmly Behind Soldiers Guarding Our Borders’: PM Modi Praises Indian Army

Following the meeting between the foreign ministers last week, India and China agreed that both sides will adhere to the existing accords and protocols to maintain peace in the border areas. The agreement was reached amid media reports featuring satellite images allegedly showing a massive military build-up by the Chinese troops along the contested border […]

Plans for fans to return for iconic Melbourne sports events

Australia shut its international borders and went into lockdown soon after the Formula One Australian Grand Prix was canceled two days ahead of the scheduled season-opening race in March, with all teams already in Melbourne. That was only a week after more than 86,000 people attended the Melbourne Cricket Ground to watch Australia beat India […]

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Monday briefing: ‘Abide by rule of six,’ police plead

The papers The Guardian leads with “No 10 faces showdown as Tory rebellion over Brexit bill grows” and the Times agrees that is the best story of the day with “Law chief leads Brexit rebellion”. Others stick to Covid-19 for their main stories with the Mirror saying “Final virus warning” and the Telegraph “GPs warned […]