Tag Archives: India

  • China says Indian criticism of coronavirus test kits is ‘irresponsible’

    China has criticised India’s decision to stop using Chinese testing kits for the novel coronavirus because of quality issues as unfair and irresponsible in the latest strain in their ties. ...

  • Modi urges citizens to follow lockdown as coronavirus spreads

    PM Narendra Modi urged Indians to comply with a nationwide lockdown and social distancing measures on Sunday, a day after some of the world’s toughest restrictions were eased slightly while cases of COVID-19 continued to mount. ...

  • Chinese investors flummoxed by India’s new foreign investment rules

    India’s plan to screen foreign direct investments from neighbouring countries has Chinese firms concerned that such scrutiny will affect their projects and delay deals in one of Asia’s most lucrative investment markets. ...

  • India must not become the next coronavirus epicenter, World Bank says

    The world cannot allow India to become the next coronavirus epicenter, as the country’s health-care infrastructure is not equipped to handle the kind of outbreak seen in the United States or in several Western European countries. ...

  • India extends world’s biggest coronavirus lockdown until 3 May

    India's nationwide coronavirus lockdown, the biggest in the world covering 1.3 billion people, will be extended until May 3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday. ...

  • Pakistan summons Indian official to protest at cross-border shelling

    Pakistan on Monday summoned an Indian official to protest over cross-border shelling from its neighbour that it said had killed a child and wounded four civilians. ...

  • Karmapa donates to help fight coronavirus pandemic in India

    The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje is supporting the efforts of the Government of India in its fight against the Coronavirus epidemic by contributing 28 lakh rupees ($36,000 USD approx). ...

  • India decides to extend nationwide coronavirus lockdown

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to extend a nationwide lockdown to tackle the spread of the coronavirus, the chief minister of Delhi said on Saturday, without saying how long the extension would be for. ...

  • Testing times for India in race to head off coronavirus epidemic

    India, like a lot of countries plunged into crisis by the pandemic, is struggling to ramp up testing for the coronavirus, but in few places would the odds of containing the disease appear so bleak. ...

  • Indians light lamps to heed Modi’s call for coronavirus comradeship

    Millions of Indians turned off their lights and lit up balconies and doorsteps with lamps, candles and flashlights on Sunday, in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to “challenge the darkness” spread by the coronavir ...