PM Modi ‘looted public money’ throughout pandemic, waived loans of his ‘two friends’: Rahul Gandhi in Assam

Launching a direct assault at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his alleged inclination in direction of corporates, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused him of “looting public money” in the course of the pandemic whereas waiving loans of his “two friends”. Addressing a rally at Sivasagar in poll-bound Assam, Gandhi stated, “PM Narendra Modi… Continue reading PM Modi ‘looted public money’ throughout pandemic, waived loans of his ‘two friends’: Rahul Gandhi in Assam

Covid-19 pandemic: China ‘refused to offer information’ to WHO group

“That’s why we’ve persisted to ask for that,” Prof Dwyer stated. “Why that doesn’t happen, I couldn’t comment. Whether it’s political or time or it’s difficult… But whether there are any other reasons why the data isn’t available, I don’t know. One would only speculate.” Source

Pandemic didn’t deter govt from taking over reforms vital for long-term progress: Nirmala Sitharaman

A day after she defended the Union Budget 2021 within the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Saturday informed the Lok Sabha that the reforms envisaged within the price range will lay the trail for India to turn out to be the subsequent high economic system on the earth. Hailing the federal government’s approach as… Continue reading Pandemic didn’t deter govt from taking over reforms vital for long-term progress: Nirmala Sitharaman

Covid-19: Chinatowns preventing racism and pandemic to outlive

“Everything started happening around January, February of last year, which is the most lucrative and joyous and festive times for Chinatown. They took a hit with that business and lost most of it,” Louise Palmer, a consultant for the group, mentioned. “So they ended up going into lockdown in March at a deficit, which kind… Continue reading Covid-19: Chinatowns preventing racism and pandemic to outlive

Russia’s actual pandemic loss of life price just like US & UK: New official information reveals round 162,000 folks died of Covid-19 in 2020

Around 162,000 Russians died due to Covid-19 final yr. That’s in response to preliminary information from the federal statistics company, which has revealed that the nation’s loss of life price in 2020 shot up by round 18% in comparison with 2019. Rosstat mentioned that approximately 323,800 extra folks died in 2020 than the earlier yr,… Continue reading Russia’s actual pandemic loss of life price just like US & UK: New official information reveals round 162,000 folks died of Covid-19 in 2020

‘All open’: French flock to Madrid cafes for pandemic reprieve

French vacationers weary of their strict nationwide lockdown are flocking over the border to Madrid, the place bars and eating places are open and folks can keep open air till 10pm, at the same time as COVID-19 batters Europe in a virulent third wave. “Here, there’s life – everything’s happening!” mentioned 22-year-old pupil Clara Soudet… Continue reading ‘All open’: French flock to Madrid cafes for pandemic reprieve

EU tells Turkey pandemic not an excuse to ‘silence critical voices’

Efforts to curb the unfold of the Coronavirus pandemic shouldn’t be used as an excuse to “silence critical voices”, Europe’s high diplomat, Josep Borrell stated on Thursday, after greater than 100 of protesters had been detained after protesting towards Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s appointment of a controversial get together member to go Istanbul’s Bogazici college.… Continue reading EU tells Turkey pandemic not an excuse to ‘silence critical voices’

In time of pandemic, OPEC+ stands pat, sees oil rebound this 12 months

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and allies led by Russia, a gaggle often known as OPEC+, reportedly maintained its oil output coverage at a Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) assembly convened by way of teleconference on February 3. OPEC+ is optimistic for a 12 months of restoration in 2021, a press release issued… Continue reading In time of pandemic, OPEC+ stands pat, sees oil rebound this 12 months

Covid-19: Teenager Joseph Flavill wakes from coma with no data of pandemic

A youngster who woke from a 10-month lengthy coma has no data of the coronavirus pandemic, regardless of being contaminated with the virus twice. Joseph Flavill remains to be recovering in hospital after being hit by a automotive final March – shortly earlier than the primary lockdown. His household say the 19-year-old’s situation is slowly… Continue reading Covid-19: Teenager Joseph Flavill wakes from coma with no data of pandemic

Alcohol deaths hit file excessive throughout Covid pandemic

ONS spokesman Ben Humberstone mentioned: “Today’s data shows that in the first three quarters of 2020, alcohol-specific deaths in England and Wales reached the highest level since the beginning of our data series, with April to September, during and after the first lockdown, seeing higher rates compared to the same period in previous years.” Source