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Almost 25 million jobs could be lost globally due to coronavirus, says UN body

The International Labour Organisation's report said that falls in employment meant large income losses to the tune of between $ 860 billion and $ 3.4 trillion by the end of 2020.
Javier de Cuellar was the first UN Secretary General from Latin America. | Photo: Twitter

Obituary: Javier Perez de Cuellar, the UN chief who helped end 8-year Iran-Iraq war

The first UN secretary-general from Latin America, Cuellar had once likened the job of the UN to that of a doctor treating a recalcitrant patient.
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CAA plea in SC by UN body unusual, foreign entity can’t do this, says ex-India envoy to UN

Dilip Sinha, the former Indian ambassador to UN, says India is not a party to any international convention that would allow a foreign entity to take it to court on human rights.

Modi as coronavirus antidote and the world is getting too ‘familial’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint

Corona scare across front pages, UN moves SC on CAA in ‘unprecedented’ step, say top papers

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.
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India major source of illicitly manufactured habit-forming drug Tramadol: UN report

Report by the International Narcotics Control Board, which falls under the UNODC, also notes that illicit cultivation of cannabis & ATS drugs are a major problem in the country.  
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres closely following situation in Delhi: Spokesperson

Gutteres' spokeperson said it's the chief's constant position that peaceful demonstrations are allowed and security forces show restraint.

Population of over 100 species of Indian birds on decline, claims first-of-its-kind report

The study, titled State of India’s Birds 2020, states raptors, migratory seabirds & habitat specialist birds were most affected in past decades.
Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as the Delhi chief minister Sunday | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Kejriwal 3.0, Jamia video war dominate page 1 & India may run out of medicines, says BS

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.
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Modi’s POSHAN Abhiyan unlikely to make India malnutrition-free by 2022: CSE report 

CSE report says that at the current rate of progress, it may take some states up to 100 years to fight various aspects of malnutrition. 

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How Covid-19 is changing Indian politics

Modi’s ratings now depend heavily on his managing the health crisis, but as the Hindutva agenda is side-stepped, the opposition has a new opening.
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Ramayan on DD: Best way to keep India’s elderly indoors or show the young TV beyond Netflix?

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, which was a rage in the late 1980s, has made a comeback at a time when the 21-day lockdown has forced people indoors.

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File image of medical staff at isolation ward where 3 patients were admitted for suspected coronavirus infection, in New Delhi | ANI

Army doctor and JCO test positive for Covid-19, both had travelled to Delhi separately

The latest cases have come over 10 days after an Army jawan in Leh tested positive for Covid-19 to become the first its victim in the 13-lakh strong force.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.