COVID-19 significantly impacts health services for noncommunicable diseases

GENEVA – Prevention and treatment services for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have been severely disrupted since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to a WHO survey released today. The survey, which was completed by 155 countries during a 3-week period in May, confirmed that the impact is global, but that low-income countries are most affected. This situation…

Morning digest: Mumbai escapes cyclone Nisarga’s fury; Hydroxychloroquine clinical trials will resume, says WHO, and more

Mumbai escapes cyclone’s fury; Gujarat heaves sigh of relief Torrential rain, accompanied by wind speeds of up to 120 kmph over a radius of 60 km, marked Cyclone Nisarga’s landfall at Murud in Raigad district of Maharashtra on June 3. Nisarga, which was categorised as a severe cyclone and which had kept the authorities on…

Border issue can be settled bilaterally, no need for third party: Beijing | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A day after PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump talked about the India-China stand-off in Ladakh, Beijing reiterated that the issue could be settled bilaterally, and did not need a third party. Answering questions, the Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said, “At present, the overall situation in the China-India border…

Kareena Kapoor, In Love With The Family Tree Made By “Beautiful Niece” Inaaya, Did This

Kareena Kapoor shared this photo (courtesy kareenakapoorkhan) Highlights Little Inaaya just featured on Kareena’s Instagram Kareena shared a pic of Inaaya with the family tree she made “Family forever,” she captioned her post New Delhi: Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu’s daughter Inaaya just featured on Kareena Kapoor’s Instagram! Inaaya, who is very much into…

George Floyd death | Four Minneapolis police officers face charges

A fired Minneapolis police officer will face a more serious murder charge and three other sacked officers will be charged as aiding and abetting in the death of an unarmed black man that triggered eight days of nationwide protest, court documents said on Wednesday. George Floyd, 46, died after Derek Chauvin, a white policeman, knelt…

Why is West Bengal govt not giving financial aid to migrants, asks BJP | India News – Times of India

INDORE: Hitting out at West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, the BJP on Wednesday questioned why her government was not providing financial aid to the migrant workers from its own coffers. The saffron party’s criticism comes close on the heels of Banerjee’s appeal to the Centre to give one-time assistance of Rs 10,000 each to…

No need for U.S. intervention, says China on border row

China’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday said there was “no need for third party intervention” on the border row with India and both nations were “capable” of resolving the issue. This comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the border situation in a telephone call. New Delhi on Tuesday…

On Amitabh And Jaya Bachchan’s Anniversary, Old Pics Shared By Shweta And Abhishek

Abhishek Bachchan shared this image. (courtesy bachchan) Highlights Abhishek Bachchan shared a throwback picture of Big B and Jaya “Love you,” wrote Abhishek Bachchan “Happy anniversary,” wrote Shweta Bachchan Nanda New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan completed 47 years of marriage on Wednesday. Son Abhishek Bachchan shared a throwback picture of Big B and…

PLA holds ‘infiltration drills’ in Tibet amid border stand-off

China’s official media reported on Wednesday that the Chinese military in Tibet has held night-time high-altitude “infiltration exercises behind enemy lines” amid on-going border tensions with India. The Communist Party-run Global Times reported that the “PLA Tibet Military Command recently sent troops to a high-altitude region at an elevation of 4,700 metres at night for…

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