Happy Republic Day!!! 🇮🇳 🇮🇳 🇮🇳
I know that Republic Day is over in India, but it’s still January 26th here in the United States.
I just want to keep this post a little short compared to all my other ones and just take the time to wish you all (especially viewers from India) along with sharing some changes in the parade this year due to covid restrictions.
There has been over 700 Tamil Nadu fisherman who are currently stuck in the Western Asian country of Iran. This foreign issue of stranded fisherman has been dragging ever since the beginning of the lockdown.
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Edappadi Palanisamy, has made some moves on bringing these hard-working people back to India.
Continue Reading to learn more about the struggles that are being faced by these fisherman along with the current negotiations between Tamil Nadu and Iran.
After the huge social media war between TikTok and YouTube, TikTok ratings jumped from 4.5 to 1.3 star ratings. I have spoken about this issue in detail in another blog which I have put the link below.
Why is India Eager To Ban TikTok For 2nd Time?
Especially after this huge controversy, many Indian people were looking towards another ban for TikTok since TikTok has already been banned in India before.
Now….the time has come where India not only banned TikTok, but also 58 other chinese apps. Read More to learn about the motivation that the Indian Government had for banning these apps.
A few weeks back, a policeman brutally killed a colored man named George Floyd where the United States went up in flames so that this man gets justice. Recently, another incident occurred in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu where the police misused their power by killing a father and a son in the police station.
Read more to learn about the series of events that led to this horrific death of these two innocent citizens and the action that was taken on the police for this act.
A few weeks ago, we discussed the topic of Lockdown 5.0 and how some of the implications were such a disaster for the country. India is racing up the list on the global scale for the most number of coronavirus cases and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is thinking of another curfew, the 6th one, for the country.
Read More to learn about what Narendra Modi might say in his address and a little history on Mann Ki Baat, the radio show that the Prime Minister will be speaking in tomorrow.
Tomorrow, June 21st, will be the 6th time when people around the world will celebrate International Day of Yoga.
Keep reading to learn more about the person who suggested this International day to the United Nations and how it started in 2015. Also, you will read about some of the importances and benefits of practicing yoga on a regular basis.
Until a few months ago, the people in the Madambakkam area have been illegally drawing water from the lake along with dumping garbage in a part of it. A case has been filed in Madras High Court in order to stop the people from polluting the environment.
Read more to learn about this High Court case and a link to a news article which will explain the condition of the lake in detail.
In a recent election, India was elected as a non-permanent member of the Security Council where they will serve as the President for the 15 UN body in the month of August 2021. India was able to win 184 votes from the 192 countries that voted.
Read More to find out why this astonishing victory was not so surprising along with looking at some of the history of India serving in the United Nations.
If you read our previous blog on gas prices in Tamil Nadu on Coronavirus: How Gas Prices Reacted Differently in Tamil Nadu?, then you would know how gas prices in the southern state has not changed a decimal point since the beginning of the lockdown on March 24th. Read more to learn about how these prices will be affected now that relaxations are being implemented in lockdown 5.0.
As the country continues to be under lockdown, India finds itself in a very tough spot as they economy is slowly sinking, many people are losing their jobs, and the virus is spreading vigorously. Now, banks are facing a money situation in the Supreme Court regarding waiving interest. Read more to learn about the ongoing Supreme Court case and how a wrong decision couly typically bury the Indian people with debt.
A few days ago, India announced their Lockdown 5.0 and how these rules will be different from the other four lockdowns. The upcoming lockdown will have more relaxations coming up for people in green or orange zones and that many sectors will slowly start opening up in the months ahead. Read more to learn about the pushback that this decision has brought upon the Indian Government as they are relaxing lockdown rules at a time when the country’s new cases and deaths are skyrocketing.
Putting out the Janet Curfew in India has affected so many wage workers which you could know more in detail by reading Coronavirus: What You Need to Know About the Struggle of Tamil Wagers. Keeping these people inside has not only affected the workers themselves but also the overall economy of the state government of Tamil Nadu. Read more to learn about the losses that the southern state of India, Tamil Nadu, is currently facing as a result of the lockdown.
When the coronavirus began to spread out of China, the Indian Government launched a one day curfew on March 22nd. Then, they quickly sprung into action where they proposed a 3-week curfew from March 24th to April 14th. The Janet Curfew, has been extended for the 3rd time where the curfew has been in place for a total of 49 days. Once the current extension of the curfew ends on May 18th, how would India behave to the current situation of the pandemic and take necessary actions in order to keep the country safe and running?
Now that the coronavirus has been ruling the world for a few months at this stage of time, the world has seen many Super Powers attain the coronavirus. About a week ago, Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, battled his way through the coronavirus and has now reported back to work in order to work on health crisis and the lockdown restrictions. Also, Kim Jong-un, the Supreme Leader of North Korea, was told by the North Korean Defector that he was 99% dead. Surprisingly, the young leader also survived the virus. Now, the Former Prime Minister of India was hospitalized yesterday. However, it’s not the coronavirus that has attacked him.
After a long one and a half month of quarantine life, the statistics for the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India, total up to a number of 46,433. As for the death count, 1,568 people have died in India. Specifically in Tamil Nadu, the numbers of confirmed cases has reached a count of 3,023 confirmed cases where 30 people have died.
As far as the statistics go for the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India, the total number of people who have been infected with the coronavirus has reached a number of 33,610. As for the death count, 1,075 people have died in India. Specifically in Tamil Nadu, the numbers of confirmed cases has reached a count of 2,162 confirmed cases in the state where 27 people have died.
As Russia and Saudi Arabia went on a face-off for the oil race, the excessive amount of pumping oil led to overproduction where countries are finding it hard to find space for storage. Since the United States pumped the most oil in 2019 with 13 million barrels a day, many US oil companies might even file for bankruptcy by the end of this year if the coronavirus pandemic still continues. Therefore, Russia has promised to slow down production in order to stabilize oil prices since they recently went below zero. This unnecessary fight has not only affected these three countries, but also the economy of most of the countries on the planet.
As the number of coronavirus cases increases in Chennai, reports state that the lockdown will likely be extended to June 30th. Since the Tamil people were very eager to come out after May 3rd, which was the previous date for the lockdown, this news has caused great fear among the public. Until today, 1821 people have been affected by coronation in Tamil Nadu and a total of 23 people have died in the state.
As for the statistics in India, the total number of people who have been infected with the coronavirus have reached 21,370. As for the death count, 681 people have died in India. Specifically in Tamil Nadu, the numbers have reached the 1,500 mark with an exact number of 1,596 confirmed cases in the state where 18 people have died.
The state of Tamil Nadu now has a total of 1,520 coronavirus cases where there has been 76 new cases that has been confirmed. On the other hand, the hard work of Tamil Nadu has been starting to pay off where 178 people were healed in a single day. As a result, the total number of people that have been healed has risen to 635. When looking at the entire India, the number of confirmed cases has almost reached 20,000 with an exact number of 19,984. Also, India has had 3870 people who have recovered from the virus along with a count of 640 deaths.