Salai Lian Luai

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Myanmar: Chin State CM, Thousands Other take Refuge In Mizoram

As many as 9246 including the CM of Chin State, Salai Lian Luai have been staying in Mizoram as refugees since February, said the Mizoram police. These people also include 24 lawmakers of Aung San Suu Kyi's party who have taken refuge after a military coup. However, the refugees have been provided food and shelter by civil society organisations, student communities & locals.

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 09:12 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Myanmar Government, aung san suu kyi, Mizoram, Refugees

Courtesy: The Times of India

Israel launches strikes against Gaza for the first time since coalition government came into power.

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Israel Breaks Ceasefire Deal Again, Launches Airstrikes On Gaza

Blasts in Gaza echoed at around 1 AM, denoting that Israel launched its first strike since the coalition government emerged. According to the Hamas media, the strikes were targeted at Palestinian training camp in order to retaliate militants sending incendiary balloons to the South of Israel. So far no casualties have been reported. Besides, the truce between Israel and Palestine had been brokered and put into effect from May 21. 

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 04:57 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Israel, Palestine, hamas, Airstrike, Gaza

Courtesy: WION News

Chinese manned mission to space

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China Is Ready To Send It's First Manned Mission In Space

China is again set to launch the manned mission via 'Shenzhou-12' to space on June 17. However, this will be the third of 11 missions needed to complete China's space station by 2022. Astronaut Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo will be spending three months in the space & test technologies required for further development. Reportedly, China looks forward to compete with the International Space Station.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 03:11 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: China, Shenzhou, Space Station

Courtesy: CNBC

COVID-19 Vaccine.

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Pfizer And AstraZeneca Prove To Be More Than 90% Effective Against Delta Variant

Analysis of the Public Health England stated that Pfizer is 96% effective and AstraZeneca is 92% effective against hospitalisation from the Delta variant of COVID-19 on June 14. They also stated the necessity of getting the second dose on time for the complete effectiveness of the vaccines. These percentages are comparable with vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisation from the Alpha variant, which was first identified in the UK.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 01:39 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Pfizer-BioNTech, astrazenca, Delta, Alpha 1, Indian COVID-19 variant, Covid-19 Vaccine

Courtesy: The Economic Times

China and NATO flag

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 China Accuses NATO Of Exaggerating "China Threat Theory"  

China accused NATO for exaggerating the China Threat Theory. In a statement China urged upon NATO to view China's development rationally, stop various forms of exaggeration of 'China threat theory' and not to use its legitimate interests and legal rights for manipulating group politics to create artificial confrontations. The statement came after China was criticised on human rights violations in Hong Kong and Xinjiang in G7 summit.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 11:19 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: China, NATO, G7 Countries, human rights violation, Hong Kong, Xinjiang

Courtesy: The Times of India


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WhatsApp To Switch 'Reply' Colour Back To Green

WhatsApp scraped its dark blue coloured notifications and is bringing back its green coloured notifications for Android Beta users. Previously the "Reply" and "Mark As Read" options in the notifications were in deep blue colours but is now changed due to the users' complaints of it not being visible due to its contrast. The users will now not receive the blue coloured option in the app's stable release.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 08:24 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: WhatsApp, Notification, Whatsapp updates, whatsapp features

Courtesy: Gadgets 360

Leaders of the G7 summit questioned China's human rights violations and received a hostile response.

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China Accuses G7 Of 'Political Manipulation' Following Xinjiang Criticism

China accused the G7 of "political manipulation" on June 14 after the leaders of the group questioned Beijing's human rights record in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. The Chinese Embassy in UK reacted angrily to these questions and claimed that the leaders were "interfering" in internal matters. Currently, Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang region are undergoing ethnic cleansing in an attempt by China to root out Islamic Extremism.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 07:30 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: G7 Summit, China, Uighur Muslims, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, human rights violation

Courtesy: WION News

The Myanmar Junta controlled media accused an ethnic armed group of mass murder.

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Myanmar Junta Media Accuse 'Ethnic Armed Group' Of Murder And Abduction

Myanmar's junta-controlled media alleged that an ethnic armed group murdered 25 construction workers in the eastern part of the country after kidnapping 47 people in May. According to a newspaper in Myanmar, On June 11, seven bodies were discovered, one of which was burned and the others with their wrists tied behind their backs. The report further stated that, 18 more bodies were found on June 12. 

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 07:00 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Myanmar, Genocide, Armed Attack, media

Courtesy: WION News

School kids

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US Schools To Hire Extra Kindergarten Teachers For Fall Session

United States is bracing for a surge of kindergartners as the pandemic takes a back seat. The school enrollments have seen a drop of 4-year-old preschoolers from 71% to 54% during the pandemic. Children of a higher age were also reportedly held off from admissions due to several health factors and issues contributing to the overwhelming numbers this year. More and more kindergarten teachers are being hired for the fall session.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 06:00 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Education, early education, Kindergartener, United States

Courtesy: The Times of India

PM Modi and new Israel PM

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Narendra Modi Praises The New Israel's PM Naftali Bennett

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the current PM of Israel, Naftali Bennett over his inauguration on June 13. PM Modi stated that he is looking forward to meet him and deepen their countries' strategic partnership as they commemorate 30 years of diplomatic relations, upgrading next year. In his tweets, Modi also expressed his "profound gratitude" to Benjamin Netanyahu, the former PM of Israel who served for 12 years.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 01:53 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Israel, benjamin netanyahu, Naftali Benette

Courtesy: NDTV