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Unlock 1 From Today as Rising Numbers Worries Centre

Malls, restaurants and religious places to open from today in almost all states across India. India’s Coronavirus cases keep on rising steadily as the country’s Covid-19 tally crosses 2.5 lakh cases and 7,000 deaths.

Rise in corona cases, decline in testing in India

India has witnessed rapid surge in Coronavirus cases and deaths in past few weeks. But the testing capacity in many states has remained low at a time it should have been ramped up. Delhi and Mumbai, some of the worst affected regions are witnessing low testing levels.

Killing of an African-American sparked nationwide violent protests

George Floyd, a 46-year old African-American was killed by a police officer who knelt on his neck even after he kept on saying he couldn’t breathe. His death has sparked violent demonstrations against the police brutality and biasness towards black people in America.

Cyclone Amphan hits Odisha, Bengal; kills 74

Cyclone Amphan hit shores of West Bengal and Odisha and has left 74 people dead. 72 deaths were recorded in Bengal and 2 deaths in Odisha as on Thursday. This cyclone has left many people homeless amidst a pandemic.