Aiming missiles, drones: How new US pact helps India against China in Ladakh
One of the highlights of the latest edition of the India-US 2+2 dialogue was the signing of the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement.
The pact, signed during the visit of US Secretaries of State and Defence - Mike Pompeo and Mark Esper - to meet their Indian counterparts - Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Rajnath Singh - in Delhi, will provide Indian forces sensitive data from American military satellites.
This is being pegged as a major boost for India amid the stand-off with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh.
Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja (retd) and former Foreign Secretary Kanwal Sibal help decode the significance of this agreement in a conversation with Hindustan Times' Aditi Prasad.
9 BSP MLAs reportedly met with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav this morning and are reportedly about to cross over to the rival camp, dealing a blow to Mayawati ahead of the UP Assembly election; The Delhi HC today granted bail to Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita, and Asif Iqbal Tanha who were arrested in May 2020 in connection with the Delhi riots; China has suggested negotiations at the level of Division Commanders to make headway on pullback of troops from other areas of eastern Ladakh. This and more news at 2 PM.
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Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin made his first visit to Delhi today after his recent victory in the Assembly election. He is also meeting the PM in the national capital. Twitter was abuzz that PM Modi is sending Stalin his own car to receive him, but that is not true.
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As India struggles with its worst Covid wave, requests for plasma donations have flooded various social media platforms. Oncologist Dr Sameer Kaul speaks to Hindustan Times and explains the dos and don’ts of plasma donation; who can donate and the risks involved. Kaul says, “Plasma therapy is not a panacea for Covid-19. It specifically helps patients who are early in the disease and have moderate Covid.” Watch the full video for more.
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India is in the midst of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and many experts have already warned of an imminent third wave. Dr. Rommel Tickoo, Director (Internal Medicine) at Max Healthcare and Dr. Ambarish Satwik, vascular and endovascular surgeon at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital speak to Hindustan Times and bust myths on prevention, medicines, clotting, hospitalisation, etc. In this episode of InFocus, Dr. Satwik explains how to wear a mask in a proper manner and avoid Covid infection. Watch the full video for more.
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The second wave of the Covid pandemic is raging in India. Renowned cardiologist Dr. Naresh Trehan explained how Covid is affecting heart patients in the country. He also spoke on the role of anxiety & how people can use de-stressing techniques. Watch a small snippet of Hindustan Times' Covid special with Dr. Naresh Trehan. The full interview premieres at 11 am on 9th May, 2021.https://youtu.be/BW5lzh3YOak
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As the Covid wave in India continues to rage, renowned cardiologist Dr. Naresh Trehan talks about the warning signs and preventive steps for heart patients. Speaking exclusively to Hindustan Times’ Kumkum Chadha, Dr. Trehan explained how the virus can affect heart patients. Dr. Trehan talks about cases of heart attacks in patients who do not have a pre-existing history of heart-related ailments. Watch the full interview for more details.
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As India struggles to control the spread of the second wave of the Covid pandemic, doctors in the country are now warning about the overuse of steroids. Speaking to Hindustan Times’ Aditi Prasad, Dr. Jalil Parkar said many patients who recovered after being given steroids came back a few months later with multiple problems. ‘1 lakh out of the 2 crore odd Covid patients could end up with diabetes if people do not know when to stop using steroids,’ Dr. Parkar warned. Dr Amit Thadani, Medical Director at Niramaya Hospitals also said that there is no role of steroids in treating mild cases and said that use of should be judicious. Watch the full video for all the details.
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India has really emerged on the world stage and has become an important global player, said Spokesperson for US State Department, Morgan Ortagus, adding that US needs India to face the emerging global..