Social distancing a ‘privilege’ in India | The World

There are growing concerns of a surge in COVID-19 infections in India, where it appears impossible for the country’s poorest to socially isolate. Mumbai-based journalist, Rana Ayyub, has just returned from India’s biggest slum, Dharavi. She told The World’s Beverley O’ Connor India’s hospitals may not be prepared to deal with the crisis. For more … Read more Social distancing a ‘privilege’ in India | The World

Release of Kashmiri prisoners urged amid virus outbreak

As India observes a nationwide lockdown, one area has already been under heavy restrictions. There has been a curfew and communications blackout in Indian-administered Kashmir since the government revoked the region’s autonomy last year. Thousands of people have been arrested and held without charge or trial, and human rights groups say they must be released. … Read more Release of Kashmiri prisoners urged amid virus outbreak

Coronavirus – India: first case reported from Mumbai’s Dharavi slum

In India, a first coronavirus case has been reported from Mumbai’s Dharavi slum. FRANCE 24’s Mandakini Gahlot tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on … Read more Coronavirus – India: first case reported from Mumbai’s Dharavi slum

COVID-19: India tracks down over 100 attendees of religious event

Indian health officials are in the process of tracking down more than 100 people who attended a religious gathering in the capital, New Delhi, after dozens of participants contracted coronavirus. The government has ordered police to file a case of negligence against the organisation behind the event. Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi. … Read more COVID-19: India tracks down over 100 attendees of religious event

Can developing countries like India self-isolate?

As coronavirus spreads to the developing world, some countries will struggle to enforce self-isolation. In India, a larger percentage of the urban population inhabits slums, where the population density and lack of running water simply does not allow for an extended self-isolation. What’s more, a majority of the population are informal workers, meaning that staying … Read more Can developing countries like India self-isolate?

COVID-19: What can be done in terms of China-India health cooperation?

China and India: Asia’s most populous countries and two of its largest economies. After 70 years of diplomatic relations, how is the relationship currently developing? With COVID-19 posing a rising threat to India, how will the country and its economy be affected? And what can be done in terms of China-India health cooperation? Subscribe to … Read more COVID-19: What can be done in terms of China-India health cooperation?

Coronavirus lockdown leaves millions of Indian workers unemployed

When India was plunged into a strict lockdown – it left the country’s internal migrant workers stranded, many hundreds of miles from home. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Tens of millions of people who worked as casual labourers in India’s major cities are suddenly unemployed with some taking to the roads for the impossibly long walk home, while … Read more Coronavirus lockdown leaves millions of Indian workers unemployed

What are the challenges of battling coronavirus in India? I Inside Story

It’s been a week since India began the world’s biggest lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus. The country has around 1,600 infections so far, but scientists fear the number could be much higher because of low testing rates. Health workers in New Delhi are trying to track down at least 2,000 people who stayed … Read more What are the challenges of battling coronavirus in India? I Inside Story

Classic Tennis Highlights: Roger Federer Wins Indian Wells & Miami 2017!

Stunning tennis from start to finish from Fed in 2017 to secure the Sunshine Double!… Subscribe to our channel for the best ATP tennis videos and tennis highlights: https://www.youtube.com/tennistv?sub_confirmation=1 Watch more Federer highlights: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQHHr8gPOsH6mCLzpu7mDKZEqShIz_bcy Watch official ATP tennis streams from every tournament: http://tnn.is/YouTube Tennis TV is the OFFICIAL live streaming service of the ATP Tour. … Read more Classic Tennis Highlights: Roger Federer Wins Indian Wells & Miami 2017!

70 years of diplomacy between China and India

As the larger part of the world comes under the grip of coronavirus, nations are reaching out to help each other. The two Asian neighbors China and India have joined hands to fight COVID-19. Both the nations have shown a gesture of friendship by sending medical supplies to deal with the pandemic. Subscribe to us … Read more 70 years of diplomacy between China and India