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China Sealed Wuhan To Contain The Threat Of Coronavirus Outbreak

China has put Wuhan under quarantine after the outbreak of deadly coronavirus claimed 17 lives and infected 500 people. The outbreak started in Wuhan that was called “the main battlefield” against the disease.

Outward flights and trains from the city had been suspended, subways halted and large public gatherings cancelled. Also, the doctors were busy treating patients with full-body protective suits.

Wuhan outbreak

The city was a major transport hub and a seafood market visited by millions of people every day. But what is more worrisome is that some people that visited Wuhan were seen in the US and some Asian countries.

The government has clamped curfew on the movement of transport systems and people who are ordered not to move out of their homes without specific reasons.

The notice said that it was necessary to effectively cut off the virus spread and guarantee health and safety of the people. And the decision came at a time when millions of people were planning to travel across China for the Lunar New Year holiday starting Friday. But there was a ban on all group tours by … Read the rest

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Taylor Swift Disclosed Why She Maintains Distance From Making Political Statements

Taylor Swift generally keeps her political views silent especially after the Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines in 2003 incident when she had to have heavy losses in terms of popularity and finances.

Dixie Chick incident

Swift said that she was ashamed that the then President George W. Bush was born in Texas. And it ultimately resulted in big losses for her. Her band was banned from some radio station that further resulted in a sharp drop in record sales and popularity.

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More incidents Swift talked about

She remembered a 2018 incident when her endorsement resulted in serious trouble where she had to encounter stalkers. She said that that was very terrifying because she dealt with stalkers on daily basis.

Another incident of Swift taking political side was presenting pro-LGBTQ themes in her video “You Need To Calm Down”. Swift won the Vanguard Award from GLAAD for this very video. … Read the rest

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Donald Trump With Imran Khan Offers “Help” On Kashmir

US President Donald Trump again made the offer to “help” on Kashmir. It was the fourth time that he made this offer despite repeated refusals from New Delhi. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was standing at the side of Trump while Trump offered help.

Trump repeated his offer to help

Donald Trump was addressing the media on his visit to World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland. With Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at his side, he said that he was talking about Kashmir and with relation to what was going on with Pakistan and India.

President Trump is visiting India within a few weeks. When asked whether he would visit Pakistan on the way to India he said that he won’t have to. He further said that had a great relationship with India and Pakistan.

Imran Khan on help offered by Trump

Pakistan PM Imran Khan said that there were issues that he wanted to talk about. He gave example of Afghanistan. Also, he said that India was a big issue. He hoped that the US would play its part to solve the issues because no one could.

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The US-China Took First Concrete Step Towards Defusing Trade War

The United States and China signed a trade truce after nearly two decades of conflict. This truce came as a big breather for the global businesses that had been suffering losses due to the trade war between the two dominant economic powers of the world.

The US-China trade deal

Beijing would import an additional $200 billion in US products over two years and it would include additional $32 billion in agricultural goods. The current import would be bigger than the purchases of 2017 before Trump launched an offensive on China.

The trade war resulted in soyabeen exports to China reducing to only $3 billion from $12 billion in 2017. Due to the export slump, the Trump administration had to pay $28 billion to farmers as aid in the last two years. But leading economists are questioning whether the US farmers would be able to meet the growing demand for soyabeen.

Twice-yearly dialogue process is also restored in the deal. Previous US administration used to conduct the dialogue regularly before Trump scrapped the process.

Trump said the deal was momentous

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Third Time China Fails To Discuss J&K At UNSC

Pakistan once again failed to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council meeting even with the help of China. Respected member states of the world body said that that was not the right place to discuss the issue.

China made the fresh pitch for Pakistan

Backed by its all-weather ally China, Pakistan hoped to highlight the Kashmir issue at the world forum but all its efforts were downplayed by the world leaders that still consider a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan.

On Wednesday, China made the third attempt since August to drag Kashmir to the world forum under “other matters” during closed consultations in the Security Council Consultations Room but the world leaders sabotaged the attempt citing different reasons.

A top European diplomat called Kashmir a domestic affair and said that it should be resolved bilaterally. Another European official said that the talks were informal and described the discussion as a low-key affair.

China’s reaction to Kashmir talk

Chinese Ambassador Zhang Jun said that that had a meeting on Kashmir and that he was sure that world knows that Foreign Minister of … Read the rest

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World Hindi Day: Why Is It Celebrated On 10 January?

Every year 10 January is celebrated as World Hindi Day I India and across the globe. It was the UPA government under the leadership of Dr. Manmohan Singh took the decision of celebrating the World Hindi Day in 2006. 10 January was chosen for celebrations with the objective to aid in the expansion and development of the Hindi language.

Chhattisgarh CM congratulated on World Hindi Day

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel congratulated the world on the World Hindi Day and said that out culture and development were recognized by Hindi. He quoted a Hindi poem to highlight the role of language in the growth and development of a nation. Bhupesh Bhagel said that it was our responsibility to give respect to our language. Children should be taught moral stories in Hindi so that they develop a liking towards Hindi. Also, Hindi should be introduced and developed at the international level.

Importance of 10th January

In order to make Hindi acceptable for communication at an international level, the government started World Hindi Seminars and the first seminar was held on 10th January 1975 in Nagpur. It is for this reason that Dr. … Read the rest