Vice President Venkaiah Naidu urges educational institutions to include Yoga in online programmes amid COVID-19


Vice President Venkaiah Naidu urges educational institutions to include Yoga in online programmes amid COVID-19

New Delhi: On the occasion of International Yoga Day, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has urged educational institutions to include Yoga in online learning programmes being conducted amid COVID-19 pandemic, calling it as one of the best options to improve the body's immunity.

Speaking at the digital 'Yoga and Meditation Shivir', organised by SPIC MACAY, the Vice President said Yoga is a science that emphasises balance, poise, grace, equanimity, peace and harmony. He said children must be introduced to Yoga at a young age. "I am glad that 'UNICEF Kid Power' has listed 13 Yoga stretches and poses for children," he added.

Referring to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of the people, the Vice President said, "Indeed the world is going through challenging times and we simply cannot allow the pandemic to get the better of us." He said that yoga can be an effective solution for the high level of stress that the pandemic has created in our lives. "Yoga is a relatively low-risk, high-yield approach to improving overall health and its full potential must be harnessed," he added.

 
 

Pointing out that the pandemic was not the only health crisis that was threatening the wellbeing of the people, he expressed concern over the increase in lifestyle diseases. Quoting WHO, he said it was estimated that 63 per cent of all deaths in India in 2016 was because of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). "Yoga remains an incredibly simple but powerful instrument to prevent and control lifestyle diseases", Naidu observed.

The Vice President said that Yoga has become one of the biggest fitness movements across the globe and the onus of keeping it alive depends on all of us. "The ancient heritage of India, Yoga has had an uninterrupted tradition and the onus of keeping this priceless tradition alive is on all of us," he added.

 
 
 



Father's Day 2020: Google lets you make doodle e-cards for sending wishes to your dad


Father's Day 2020: Google lets you make doodle e-cards for sending wishes to your dad

Google is celebrating Father's Day with a doodle that lets users make a digital card for their dads.

The doodle represents crafts having pencils, paper cut-outs, flowers as well as cards and envelopes. "Whether they're near or far, make Dad a little piece of art from your heart in today’s interactive, digital card-maker Doodle. Happy Father’s Day!", Google said.

The Google Doodle opens up with a blank plate with options to fill in with your choice of things. It lets you do card making for your father, with different items. From dragging and putting food items, to flowers to little dinosaurs.

 
 

This Father's Day, Google has given beautiful options to fill in the card with all your love and sent it to your father. Once you finish card making and press send button, your card will be displayed with a google link that you can push forwards on different platforms.

Our fathers make great sacrifices for us but are rarely in the spotlight for all that they do. This Father's Day, make your dad feel special by making him a digital card filled with emotions.

 
 
 



Rahul says Narendra Modi is Surender Modi, Twitter wonders if it's a typo


Rahul says Narendra Modi is Surender Modi, Twitter wonders if it's a typo

On Sunday morning, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in a move to hit out at PM Narendra Modi said 'Narendra Modi Is actually Surender Modi.'

After attacking the PM over his statement on India-China border clash, Gandhi has continued to slam him on Twitter.

Gandhi shared an opinion piece titled 'India’s appeasement policy toward China unravels' published by The Japan Times. While sharing the article he wrote, "'Narendra Modi Is actually Surender Modi."


Rahul Gandhi

@RahulGandhi
Narendra Modi

Is actually

Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …


India’s appeasement policy toward China unravels | The Japan Times
With his excessive personalization of policy and stubborn strategic naivete, Modi has shown himself not as the diplomatically deft strongman he purports to be.

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In the article, the author wrote, "After years of bending over backward to appease China, Modi has received yet another Chinese encroachment on Indian territory. Will this be enough to persuade him to change his approach?"

Well, it is imperative to note that the Congress leader has been taking a dig at the PM and has been voicing concerns over the India-China border clash. And on Saturday Gandhi attacked Modi over his remark that neither is anyone inside India's territory nor has any of its posts been captured, alleging that the PM has "surrendered" Indian territory to Chinese aggression.

Gandhi surely led the way in trolling the PM and within few minutes several on Twitter went on to slam PM Modi for his remark.

But now...It seems that Sunday morning is not going quite well for Mr Gandhi as Twitter trolls him for his comment.

Twitter is now wondering if the 50-year-old has made a typo.

A Twitter user said, " Spelling mistake hai, troll ho jaoge...Delete kardo."

Here's how netizens are trolling the Congress leader.


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Narendra Modi

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Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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चक्रवर्ती मिथुन सिंह राजपूत
@CMithunSinghRa2
Rahul gandhi

Is actually

Rahul Khan

And 1. question ( Antonia maino )कौन है ?... ????

 m I right ?... https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1274573608933748736 …

Rahul Gandhi

@RahulGandhi
Narendra Modi

Is actually

Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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Spelling mistake Hai, Troll ho Jaoge @RahulGandhi Ji, Delete kar Do ???? https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1274573608933748736 …

Rahul Gandhi

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Narendra Modi

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Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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And if i change your surname you would boil like a egg https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1274573608933748736 …

Rahul Gandhi

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Narendra Modi

Is actually

Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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Dhananjay Shenoi | धनंजय शेनॉय ???????? ????
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50 years old still doesn't knw spelling of Surrender!!

Raold Vinci https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1274573608933748736 …

Rahul Gandhi

@RahulGandhi
Narendra Modi

Is actually

Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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Last week his sister thought PM was Narender Modi. Today he thinks it is Surender Modi. Bhai behen decide Kar lo. https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1274573608933748736 …

Rahul Gandhi

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Narendra Modi

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Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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Nirmal Suthar ????????
@nirmal_396
Surrender
Not surendra ???????? https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1274573608933748736 …

Rahul Gandhi

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Narendra Modi

Is actually

Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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Abhijeet E T
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If you can't even land a lame joke properly. I donno how you could lead the nation ? @RahulGandhi 

Either you f**ked up and wrote 'Surender' instead of Surrender.
Or you are too scared to call him 'Surrender Modi'. 

Either way, you proved yourself to be a Pappu. https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1274573608933748736 …

Rahul Gandhi

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Narendra Modi

Is actually

Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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Ansu Tomar
@AnsuPHP
Rahul Gandhi is actually Raul Vinci.

I request PMO to depart this person to his country as soon as possible. https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1274573608933748736 …

Rahul Gandhi

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Narendra Modi

Is actually

Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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@dirghayuoza
Who is handling this account?

Atleast spell it correctly https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1274573608933748736 …

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Narendra Modi

Is actually

Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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Meenakashi Lekhi

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Sometimes what you see is not what is, but what about what is but do not see? @Twitter banned many Chinese propaganda handles but missed out on the biggest Chinese proganda handle of all. Chinese social media has banned PM Modi’s handle & has allowed this handle ????☹️ confusing https://twitter.com/rahulgandhi/status/1274573608933748736 …

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Narendra Modi

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Surender Modihttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/06/08/commentary/world-commentary/indias-appeasement-policy-toward-china-unravels/#.Xu7uby0w3rI …

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Highlights of PM Modi's speech during launch of 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan'


Highlights of PM Modi's speech during launch of 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan', through video conferencing, to boost livelihood opportunities in rural India amid COVID-19 crisis.

While addressing the nation, PM Modi said country is proud of the sacrifice made by our braves in Ladakh. "Country is proud of the sacrifice made by our braves in Ladakh. Today when I am speaking to people of Bihar, I will say the valour was of Bihar Regiment, every Bihari is proud of it. I pay tributes to the braves who laid down their lives for the nation," he said.

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said during the launch of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan said that migrant workers who have returned to Bihar are now wiling to stay back in their native places hence, it is important to create employment opportunities for them.

The campaign of 125 days across 116 districts in 6 states aims to work in mission mode to help migrant workers.It will involve intensified and focused implementation of 25 different types of works to provide jobs and create infrastructure in the rural regions of the country with a resource envelope of Rs 50,000 crore, the PMO office had said.

Around 39 crore people have received financial assistance of Rs 34,800 crore amid the COVID-19 lockdown under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) as on May 5, the government had said in a statement on May 6.These people received the assistance, which was announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on March 26 to protect them from the impact of the lockdown due to COVID-19, via digital payment infrastructure.

 
 
 



Coronavirus in India: Centre asks states to strictly follow home-isolation guidelines


Coronavirus in India: Centre asks states to strictly follow home-isolation guidelines

The Centre has asked states to ensure implementation of its guidelines on home isolation at the field level "in letter and spirit" to effectively contain the spread of the coronavirus, after taking note of instances of laxity.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued revised guidelines for home isolation on May 10 which continue to be effective as on date, an official statement said Friday.

According to the guidelines, very mild and pre-symptomatic COVID-19 patients can opt for home isolation, provided the patient has a room for himself/herself with a toilet facility and has an adult attendant or caregiver.

Also, the patient should agree to monitor his/her health and regularly inform the status to the district surveillance officer for follow-up by surveillance teams.

An important clause in the revised guidelines is that the treating doctor should be satisfied with the patient opting for home isolation based on medical assessment and assessment of his/her residential accommodation, the government said.

In addition, the patient should fill in an undertaking on self-isolation and should follow home quarantine guidelines, it said.

"In this regard, some instances have been noticed wherein home isolation is allowed in a routine manner in certain states, and clauses of the revised guidelines are not followed in letter and spirit," it said.

This may lead to spread of the disease within the family members and neighbours, more so in urban settings such as dense urban agglomerations, the Centre said, adding the Health Ministry has requested states to ensure strict implementation of the guidelines at the field level to effectively curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"We have collectively been following the policy of test, trace, track and isolate and the same may not be feasible if the guidelines issued are not implemented in letter and spirit," Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal in his letter to states said.

"It is again reiterated that the urban congested settlements exercising the option of the home isolation may result in patient spreading the infection to family members and in the neighbourhood. In this context, it is requested to ensure strict implementation of the guidelines on home isolation at the field level," he said.




Amid India-China standoff, Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar


Amid India-China standoff, Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar

Amid India-China standoff, Pakistan continued to violate the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC). On Saturday morning, the Pakistani army violated ceasefire along the international border in Hiranagar sector of Jammu and Kashmir, reported India Today.

According to a report by India Today, Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling along the international border in Kathua district.

Meanwhile, A Pakistani drone was shot down by the Border Security Force along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The drone was spotted hovering in the skies by a BSF party on patrol duty in the vicinity of Border Out Post Pansar around 5.10 am.

BSF personnel fired about nine rounds and shot down the flying object 250 metres inside Indian territory. Multiple weapons have been recovered from the drone which was brought down by the security forces.

On Friday, Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district. The unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan was through the firing of mortars and other weapons, which started in the evening. A befitting reply is being given by the Indian Army.

(Inputs from Agencies)




Vande Bharat's Phase 3: 85 Indians return home from Madagascar in special chartered flight


Vande Bharat's Phase 3: 85 Indians return home from Madagascar in special chartered flight

85 people hailing from various Indian states, living and working in Madagascar, departed for India in a special chartered flight under the third phase of Vande Bharat's repatriation mission.

Madagascar has been home to about 20,000 persons of Indian origin. The total number of Indian citizens residing in the small island nation located in the southern Indian Ocean and close to East Africa is about 2500. Those people are mostly engaged in trading, manufacturing, and other businesses.

Indian ambassador Abhay Kumar went on-board the special chartered aircraft along with Second Secretary Mani Agarwal and wished all the passengers a very safe journey back home to India.

Madagascar has about 1300 COVID positive cases and has had 10 deaths so far. The pandemic situation seems to be under control.

Madagascar is set to celebrate its 60th Independence Day this month on June 26 which would be a low key affair without any foreign participation because of the prevailing global pandemic




Defence analyst shares picture of barbed wire stick used on Indian soldiers by Chinese, Twitterati in shock


Defence analyst shares picture of barbed wire stick used on Indian soldiers by Chinese, Twitterati in shock

A disturbing image of nail-studded rods, reportedly used by Chinese soldiers to attack Indian soldiers on Monday night has garnered outrage on social media.

Senior journalist Ajai Shukla, who shared the image tweeted, “The nail-studded rods — captured by Indian soldiers from the Galwan Valley encounter site — with which Chinese soldiers attacked an Indian Army patrol and killed 20 Indian soldiers. Such barbarism must be condemned. This is thuggery, not soldiering,” he tweeted.


Ajai Shukla

@ajaishukla
The nail-studded rods — captured by Indian soldiers from the Galwan Valley encounter site — with which Chinese soldiers attacked an Indian Army patrol and killed 20 Indian soldiers.

Such barbarism must be condemned. This is thuggery, not soldiering

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Twitter, too, expressed shock at the graphic image


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The nail-studded rods — captured by Indian soldiers from the Galwan Valley encounter site — with which Chinese soldiers attacked an Indian Army patrol and killed 20 Indian soldiers.

Such barbarism must be condemned. This is thuggery, not soldiering

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Just ghastly

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The world should condemn China for this barbaric attack. Unprofessional and cowardly. https://twitter.com/ajaishukla/status/1273478468919951361 …

Ajai Shukla

@ajaishukla
The nail-studded rods — captured by Indian soldiers from the Galwan Valley encounter site — with which Chinese soldiers attacked an Indian Army patrol and killed 20 Indian soldiers.

Such barbarism must be condemned. This is thuggery, not soldiering

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“Thuggery, not soldiering”
Civilians in Kashmir forced to drink water from lavatory, electric shocks applied to chest, red hot iron rod on genitals, their private parts pulled with pliers. All is documented. Chinese are merciful by comparison. https://www.trtworld.com/magazine/india-s-torture-methods-new-claims-emerge-from-disputed-kashmir-29879 … https://twitter.com/ajaishukla/status/1273478468919951361 …


India's torture methods: new claims emerge from disputed Kashmir
In video recorded interviews, the victims allege that the Indian army subjected them to immense physical pain and psychological pressure.

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Ajai Shukla

@ajaishukla
The nail-studded rods — captured by Indian soldiers from the Galwan Valley encounter site — with which Chinese soldiers attacked an Indian Army patrol and killed 20 Indian soldiers.

Such barbarism must be condemned. This is thuggery, not soldiering

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@MasalaBai
Horrific beyond words. https://twitter.com/ajaishukla/status/1273478468919951361 …

Ajai Shukla

@ajaishukla
The nail-studded rods — captured by Indian soldiers from the Galwan Valley encounter site — with which Chinese soldiers attacked an Indian Army patrol and killed 20 Indian soldiers.

Such barbarism must be condemned. This is thuggery, not soldiering

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This is against all norms, terribly painful to even look at these nail-studded rods. https://twitter.com/ajaishukla/status/1273478468919951361 …

Ajai Shukla

@ajaishukla
The nail-studded rods — captured by Indian soldiers from the Galwan Valley encounter site — with which Chinese soldiers attacked an Indian Army patrol and killed 20 Indian soldiers.

Such barbarism must be condemned. This is thuggery, not soldiering

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Earlier, the Indian Army issued a statement, saying that the clash between the two sides happened as a result of an attempt by Chinese soldiers to 'unilaterally change' the status quo during de-escalation in Eastern Ladakh, adding that the situation could have been avoided had the agreement at the higher level had been scrupulously followed by the Chinese side.

Indian Army troopers were outnumbered by 1:5 when they came under attack from the Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers at patrolling point number 14 in Galwan Valley on the Line of Actual Control. Officials had earlier stated that no guns had been used in the skirmish.

The Chinese resorted to rocks and barbed wires, as a pact signed by the two sides to not open fire within two kilometres from the LAC. This had been stipulated to prevent "dangerous military activities" and does not apply to routine firing activities in small arms firing ranges.

As the first segment under Article VI states, "Neither side shall open fire, cause bio-degradation, use hazardous chemicals, conduct blast operations or hunt with guns or explosives within two kilometers from the line of actual control."

Notably, government sources have called Monday's attack the 'deadliest attack carried on Indian Army personnel by the Chinese military to our memory.'




India becomes non-permanent member of UN Security Council for 8th time: Here's India's vote tally in successful bids at UNSC


India becomes non-permanent member of UN Security Council for 8th time: Here's India's vote tally in successful bids at UNSC

India has been overwhelmingly elected as a non-permanent member of the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term, in an unprecedented election where envoys from the 192 member states voted wearing masks and in adherence to the strict social distancing norms due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is the eighth time that India will sit at the UN high-table.

Previously, India was elected for 1950-1951, 1967-1968, 1972-1973, 1977-1978, 1984-1985, 1991-1992 and most recently in 2011-2012 when Hardeep Singh Puri, now India's Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs and Civil Aviation, was India's Permanent Representative.

Back then, India placed its position as a non-permanent member of UNSC by successfully winning 56/58 votes in 1950-1951, 82/119 votes in 1967-1968, 107/116 votes in 1972-1973, 132/138 votes in 1977-1978, 142/155 votes in 1984-1985, 141/154 votes in 1991-1992, 187/191 votes in 2011-2012 and finally by 184/192 votes in 2021-2022.

Less than a year after its term at the Security Council ended, India had put in its candidature for the non-permanent seat in 2013 under the tenure of then Permanent Representative Ambassador Asoke Mukerji.

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India elected unopposed as non-permanent member of UN Security Council
India, the endorsed candidate from the Asia-Pacific States, won 184 votes out of the 192 ballots cast in the elections for the five non-permanent seats of the Security Council, the world organisation's most powerful organ.

India's two-year term term as the non-permanent member of the UNSC would begin from January 1, 2021.

Along with India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway also won the Security Council elections held on Wednesday.

In 2021, India, Norway, Ireland and Mexico will sit in the most powerful UN organ along with five permanent members -- China, France, Russia, the UK and the US as well as non-permanent members Estonia, Niger, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Tunisia and Vietnam.

The two-year terms of Belgium, Dominican Republic, Germany, Indonesia and South Africa are ending this year.

Immediately after the results were announced, India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said in a video statement that he is "truly delighted that India has been elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2021-22.

"We have received overwhelming support and I'm deeply humbled by the tremendous confidence, which the member states of the United Nations have reposed in India," he said.

Tirumurti said India's election to the Security Council is a "testament" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "vision and his inspiring global leadership particularly in the time of COVID-19." "India will become a member of the Security Council at a critical juncture and we are confident that in the COVID-19, and the post-COVID-19 world, India will continue to provide leadership and a new orientation for a reformed multilateral system," Tirumurti said.

He said that the outcome is a "reflection" of the "strong campaign" led by Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar and also thanked Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan, Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla as well as his predecessor Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin.

India will be guided by the five priorities under the overarching theme of NORMS: New Orientation for a Reformed Multilateral System. These priorities, launched by Jaishankar, includes new opportunities for progress, effective response to international terrorism, reforming multilateral systems, comprehensive approach to international peace and security, and technology with a human touch.




Coronavirus in Bengal: BJP MP arrested in Kolkata during protests over handling of dead bodies


Coronavirus in Bengal: BJP MP arrested in Kolkata during protests over handling of dead bodies

BJP MP Soumitra Khan was arrested for Unlawful Assembly on Monday amid a protest. The protests in Kolkata’s Phoolbagan area were against the undignified disposal of COVID-19 infected dead bodies allegedly by state government authorities. A video had surfaced a few days ago of dead bodies being dragged from the Nil Ratan Sircar (NRS) hospital – something that West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhanker had also criticised. 


BJYM West Bengal
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আজ রাজ্য বিজেপির সাধারণ সম্পাদক @basusayan এবং যুব মোর্চার সভাপতি @KhanSaumitra যুব মোর্চার রাজ্য সাধারণ সম্পাদক শ্রী তাপস ঘোষ সহ বিভিন্ন রাজ্য ও জেলার নেতৃত্বকে বিনা কারণে গ্রেফতার করার প্রতিবাদে  কোলকাতা উত্তর শহরতলি জেলা যুব মোর্চার বিক্ষোভ কর্মসূচি।

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The arrests took place during a BJP Yuva Morcha programme when the saffron party workers gheraoed the DC’s office. Apart from Khan, BJP leader Sayantan Basu was also taken away by the police. They were arrested for Unlawful Assembly as there was no permission given to hold the rally.


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Several BJP workers were also taken away by the police. Khan took to Twitter to lash out at the Trinamool Congress (TMC) administration. He had incidentally been a TMC MP from Bisnupur before winning the same seat in 2019 after switching to the BJP camp.

"Can't we protest @Kolkatapolice? Don't just listen and work for the Trinamool. Work for the people. Long live the BJP," the leader said along with sharing photos of his fellow party workers in the area,” read the tweet.


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প্রতিবাদ করতে পারবো না? @KolkataPolice. আর দয়া করে তৃনমূলের কথা শুনে কাজ করবেন না। মানুষের জন্য কাজ করুন। বিজেপি জিন্দাবাদ @BJP4Bengal

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3:30 AM - Jun 15, 2020 · Bidhan Nagar, India
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The state government had rubbished the reports of the dead bodies being dragged out of the morgue of NRS hospital saying that they were not bodies of COVID-19 patients but were undeclared bodies.

The Governor however has lashed out at the state administration and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) over their treatment of human beings, irrespective of how they died. The KMC had replied by saying that they had ordered a probe into the matter.




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