Daily buzz @ 22 June, 2020 India, China Lt General-Level Talks Today, Galwan Valley To Be Discussed


India @ 427,046 and death toll touched 13,717


India, China Lt General-Level Talks Today, Galwan Valley To Be Discussed:

India and China will hold top military talks on the Chinese side of the border to discuss the Galwan face-off and other points of dispute, army sources said today. Lieutenant General-level talks will be held at Moldo on the Chinese side of Chushul in eastern Ladakh.

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For Delhi COVID-19 Patients At Home, Oxygen A Call Away: ArvindKejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister ArvindKejriwal today said the government is going to help patients get oxygen easily — through a phone call. The government, he also said, has more than tripled its testing levels — going up from 5,000 to 18,000 tests a day — most of them through a rapid testing process that yields results in around 30 minutes. The fresh measures were announced as Delhi overtook Tamil Nadu to become the state with the second highest number of coronavirus cases in the country after Maharashtra.

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Days After ‘No RathYatra This Year’ Order, Top Court Says Up To Odisha:

A call on Puri’s famous rathyatra can be taken by the Odisha government, the Supreme Court said today after petitions asking it to recall its earlier order banning the hugely popular festival. The state will assess the situation and if need be, take steps to restrict festivities, the court said. The seven-day festival is slated to begin tomorrow.

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H1-B visa restrictions likely to be announced today. Indians could be worst hit:

As unemployment rate increases in the US amid Covid pandemic, US President Donald Trump is likely to announce a new plan to suspend temporary work visas including the highly-coveted H-1B visa today. The visa restrictions could impact 2.4 lakh people from different parts of the world looking to fulfil the ‘Great American Dream’. Indians could be the worst affected lot as Indian IT professionals dominate the list of successful H-1B visa applicants.


Lockdown impact: Over 41 lakh migrant workers return to Uttar Pradesh, Bihar

The choice of 116 districts under the GaribKalyanRozgarAbhiyaan–a new job scheme to help migrant labourers hit by the lockdown– suggests that Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are the worst affected states due to reverse migration. Data, released by the Centre last week, shows that 63 of the total districts spread across these two states account for 41 lakh of the 67 lakh migrant labourers across six states mapped for the programme.

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Gandhi Hospital doctors go the extra mile:

Despite increased reporting of Covid-19 positive patients from across Telangana, doctors at Gandhi Hospital since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic have managed to save lives of more than 600 critically ill Covid-19 patients who suffer from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).

In countries like United States and United Kingdom, the survival percentage of Covid-19 positive cases with ARDS is only 20-25 per cent. Despite high odds, so far 600 such patients have recovered while another 300 are under ICU care at Gandhi Hospital.

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CM KCR consoles martyred Colonel’s family, hands over financial package:

chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao visited the family members of martyr Colonel SantoshBabu at the latter’s residence in Suryapet on Monday and personally hand over the promised financial package. He had also handed over the appointment letter of a Group-I job to SantoshBabu’s wife Santoshi. He had earlier declared the financial package comprising Rs 5 crore, a house site and a Group-I job to Santoshi.

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NarasimhaSwamy temple in Ahobilam shut after archaka tests positive for covid-19:

The LaxmiNarasimhaSwamy temple in Ahobilam of Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh was closed for devotees after one of its archaka tested positive for coronavirus, according to information reaching here in Monday.

The temple authorities are yet to decide on reopening of the temple, which attracts the devout from far and wide. However, the rituals would continue as usual.

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South Korea experiencing second wave:

Health officials in South Korea believe the country is going through a second wave of coronavirus.Officials on Monday said that over the last 24 hours, 17 new infections had been recorded, from different clusters in large offices and warehouses.Those numbers may appear small, but officials are concerned that following their initial success in tackling the pandemic, they could now be dealing with small clusters for months to come.

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