All six cases were identified during routine testing around day 3 of their stay in managed isolation. One person arrived from the Netherlands via Singapore on Oct. 23, and four people arrived from India on Oct. 24. Details of the sixth person's arrival is still being worked on, according to the Ministry of Health. … [Read more...] about Asia-Pacific Coronavirus News: India’s COVID-19 tally surpasses 8 mln, Japan’s cases surpass 100,000
There has been opposition to signing this agreement from within India for over a decade because while the US is supposed to provide accurate GPS data to India, in return India is supposed to exchange maps, charts and data to the US which can compromise Indian defence to the US military. … [Read more...] about Why BECA when we have NavIC?
Terming the signing of BECA a “significant achievement,” Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the U.S. accepted an Indian request for “cooperation in the advanced field of maritime domain awareness.” As part of measures to enhance military to military cooperation Mr. Singh said now Liaison Officers at each other's establishments could be leveraged to enhance “information sharing architecture” while in the joint statement both sides “reiterated their intent to assign additional Liaison Officers.” … [Read more...] about India-U.S. 2+2 dialogue | U.S. to support India’s defence of territory
“But it is not only a question of the sensitivity of India or Indians. It is a question about national integrity and sovereignty of the country, and not respecting that is a criminal offence. And displaying Indian map improperly and incorrectly is an offence of treason and attracts imprisonment of seven years,” Ms. Lekhi said. … [Read more...] about Parliamentary panel asks Twitter for affidavit on geo-tagging glitch
The Trump campaign has released a video of clips spliced together from the “Howdy Modi” and “Namaste Trump” events touting close ties between the two leaders. And it has also cited the administration’s position on the Kashmir status change and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) as internal matters in sharp contrast to the Biden campaign’s criticism of India on these issues. … [Read more...] about The issues that matter to Indian-Americans