He said: “This escalation is serious; I don’t think this is just a localised incident. China’s behaviour is more aggressive this time, backed up by a fairly large number of troops, which is not typical of this border where troop levels tend to be low on both sides. It could be a territorial claim or part of a wider messaging to India that they need to be more mindful of China on sensitive geopolitical issues.” … [Read more...] about China and India move troops as border tensions escalate
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India's new citizenship law ignites religious tensions Students against the new law Students from several universities across the country have taken to the streets to protest against the new measures. Several student organizations are at the forefront of the protests. They are making use of social media to wage a parallel battle online and teach people how to organize demonstrations. … [Read more...] about Citizenship law: Is India using COVID-19 emergency to arrest protesters?
The Premier League season is set to resume on June 17, precisely 100 days after the season was abruptly halted; Dentists were told they can reopen from June 8; Those ‘shielding’ from coronavirus because they have serious health conditions were given hope that they may be granted freedom ‘relatively soon’ despite having to remain indoors for the time being; Just 24 hours after touching down in Britain, the latest Mail Force charity airlift was reaching the NHS front line, with the first of a million high-quality surgical masks arriving at a hospital; In Scotland, people from two households can meet outdoors at a distance from Friday, and in Wales people from two households will be able to meet outside from Monday; The NHS test and trace programme went live but was branded a ‘shambles’ after staff said they weren’t prepared; Fewer than 1,000 deaths have been reported in English hospitals over the past week, the lowest number since … [Read more...] about Dominic Cummings ‘is set to quit in six months’: Boris Johnson’s under-fire chief adviser ‘will leave after drawing a line under Brexit’
More from Covid-19 Coronavirus: Michelin star chef warned of 'child labour' after family help with free meals for NHS Coronavirus: Premier League return inches closer as clubs vote to resume contact training Coronavirus: Home schooling to continue for most pupils until September, says minister Coronavirus: Camilla joins Roald Dahl cast for star-studded James and the Giant Peach recording Boris Johnson picks ex-think tank chief to lead business liaison Coronavirus: John Lewis names first stores to reopen with new safety measures … [Read more...] about Trump offers to help India and China as border dispute ‘rages’
At the same time, business groups which have had an uneasy relationship with Mr Johnson and Dominic Cummings, his under-fire special adviser, have been at pains to comment positively on the scale of the government's response to the current economic crisis. … [Read more...] about Johnson picks ex-think tank chief to lead business liaison