“Reconsider travel to India due to COVID-19. Exercise extra caution due to crime and terrorism,” the CDC said. The latest travel advisory replaces the one published on May 5 which placed India in the Level 4 category.
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A congressman has been warned
Congressman Manickam Tagore gives notice of adjournment motion to Lok Sabha on the issue of the media report on the “Pegasus Project”
AAP MP gives SAR Zero Hour notice on “Pegasus Project” report
On Monday, the AAP MP issued a notice of suspension of activity under Rule 267 following revelations about the extent of Pegasus spyware. Rajya Sabha attended three adjournments on the first day of the monsoon session on Monday before it was adjourned for the day.
Since the start of the pandemic, the World Bank Group has committed or mobilized a record USD 157 billion in new financing, an unprecedented level of support for an unprecedented crisis
– The President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass
Congress on Pegasus
Congress will hold press conferences in each state tomorrow on the “Pegasus Project” media report. Party state units to stage protest march against Raj Bhavans across the country on July 22
South Korean pm apologizes for wave of virus on destroyer
The South Korean prime minister has issued a public apology for a large-scale coronavirus outbreak on a destroyer on an anti-piracy mission off the coast of East Africa. Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said on Tuesday that the government was “very sorry for not having carefully taken care of the health of our soldiers who are dedicated to the country.”
Parts of Delhi will receive light rain today
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted light rain for several parts of the nation’s capital on Tuesday. The meteorological body also predicted drizzle for Sonipat of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh over the next two hours.
US improves travel advice
The United States has improved the travel advisory for India from the highest level 4, which means no travel, to level 3, which urges citizens to reconsider their travel.
BM travel advisor
The government of West Bengal has made it mandatory for all passengers on inbound flights (commercial and non-commercial flights) to produce either full vaccination proof or a negative RT-PCR report to enter the state.
Blinken speaks to Iranian-American journalist after kidnapping plot
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken offered his support to an Iranian-American journalist on Monday after prosecutors said Tehran plotted to kidnap her in New York. “Good conversation today with @AlinejadMasih, who has shown extraordinary courage,” Blinken tweeted after speaking with Masih Alinejad, a journalist known for her criticism of the clerical state, including her demand according to which women veil.
Leftist Pedro Castillo is Peru’s elected president
Leftist teacher Pedro Castillo was proclaimed Peru’s president-elect on Monday by an electoral jury after examining allegations of electoral fraud raised by his right-wing rival Keiko Fujimori. The unionist, 51, was declared the winner six weeks after a polarizing vote that leaves Fujimori facing an imminent corruption trial.
IS claims bombing Iraqi market
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing Tuesday morning that left at least 30 dead and dozens injured in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on the eve of the Eid al-Adha celebrations.