Tag Archives: India

  • 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 ...

  • Indian state authorities warn coronavirus lockdown could be extended

    Authorities in some states warned on Saturday that lockdowns to rein in the coronavirus pandemic could be extended in parts of the nation as the number of domestic coronavirus cases rose above the 3,000 mark. ...

  • Europe representative Thupten Wangchen relieved of Parliament post

    The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has relieved European Tibetan representative in the House Thubten Wangchen for failing to attend two successive sessions, and has announced next-in-line Wangpo Tethong as his replacement. ...

  • Dalai Lama praises PM Modi’s efforts in fight against Coronavirus

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday lauded Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his efforts to control the growing threat of the Coronavirus disease in India. ...