Locust Spread is India’s Recent Nightmare, Punjab put on High Alert

Massive swarms of desert locusts are destroying crops across western and central India, spearing into Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab now, after Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana, as the government said it has stepped up its response to the country’s worst locust attack in nearly three decades.

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Trump Threatens To “Close Down Social Media”

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter labelled two of his tweets “unsubstantiated” and accused him of making false claims. “Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices. We will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen,” Trump […]

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Does India and China stand-off Mean WAR

Satellite images have shown massive construction activity at the Ngari Gunsa airport in Tibet, located 200 km from the Pangong Lake — the site of skirmishes between the Indian and Chinese troops earlier this month. Two images taken a month apart show the addition of what appears to be a second taxi-track or a secondary tarmac to position helicopters or combat aircraft. The last image was dated May 20.

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Report on Ontario Long Term Care Homes “heartbreaking & horrific”

A military report released Tuesday shed light on the “gut-wrenching” conditions of five long-term care homes in Ontario during the COVID-19 pandemic. A Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) report revealed the grim state inside the facilities, claiming not only that there were staffing shortages and lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), but also that there were […]

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Bad news: Brampton declared Covid-19 ‘hot spot’, robust testing begins

In a piece of bad news for Brampton residents, Premier Doug Ford has identified it as a “hot spot” for having a high number of cases of coronavirus. At his daily press briefing, Ford said: “The areas are measured by their postal codes and some areas light up like a Christmas tree.” He also named Etobicoke and […]

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