More than 200,000 people have died from coronavirus in Latin America and the Caribbean, with Brazil and Mexico accounting for nearly three-quarters of those deaths, according to an AFP tally compiled from official sources on Sunday.
A villager in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad district ran screaming for help when he saw a five-foot-long crocodile cosily perched in the toilet of his house, officials said. Other family members, who saw the strange guest in the toilet, also panicked and called their neighbors to help in the incident which occurred in Mohabbatpur village.
Indians are returning to one of their oldest assets amid a raging pandemic that was preceded by a banking crisis. To say Indians love gold would be an understatement. Over centuries, households — as well as temples — have hoarded the precious metal.
India will see a sharp V-shaped recovery in the third and fourth quarters of the current fiscal, but fiscal year 2021 GDP growth would ultimately be in negative territory as the coronavirus lockdown led to serious demand and supply dislocations, Chairman of 15th Finance Commission Nand Kishore Singh said.
Spurning free air tickets, accommodation and higher pay, millions of migrant workers who fled India's cities when coronavirus hit are too scared to return, with grim implications for the already crumbling economy.
Managing Director of the Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran Saeed Rasouli said on July 20 that Iran and India are determined to cooperate in the field of rail transport, especially the Chabahar-Zahedan railway.
A predominantly rural economy like India should use its population in low-density nonurban areas to prevent the spread of coronavirus and build a more manageable food security system to counter the pandemic triggered slowdown, said eminent American economist Richard Davis Wolff.
Nearly four million people in India’s northeastern state of Assam and neighboring Nepal have been displaced by heavy flooding from monsoon rains, with dozens missing as deaths rose to at least 189, government officials said on Sunday.
EU leaders met face to face Friday to try to rescue Europe's economy from the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic, as India became the third country to record one million cases, joining Brazil and the United States.