WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — More than 20 Chinese and Indian soldiers suffered minor injuries after a confrontation that ended in hand to hand combat along the shared border. Last June, the two countries engaged in their deadliest conflict in more than five decades, leading to several soldiers dying on both sides.
India is the largest producer of COVID-19 vaccinations in the world and is being praised for being the most generous at this critical time. The World Health Organization thanked India for sending out vaccines to Brazil, South Africa, and Morocco. India has already sent out millions of doses to Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.
If you’re not an American, President Biden is banning all travel from South Africa to help contain the spread of the new COVID-19 variant. Biden is also reimposing an entry ban on nearly all non-US travelers who have been in Brazil, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and 26 other countries in Europe.
Effective immediately, California Governor Gavin Newsom ended the state’s regional stay at home order, saying the COVID-19 numbers are starting to look better. That means many businesses and restaurants can reopen for outdoor dining and other services. But the pandemic has taken a toll on Newsom’s popularity and he now faces a potential recall by voters.
Most counties will return to the colored tied system that assigns local risk levels based on case numbers and rates of positive test results for coronavirus infections.
Tesla, who plans to enter India this year, is entertaining pitches from Indian states looking for the electric vehicle maker to set up shop. Gujarat, known for its strong automobile manufacturing, Tumkur and Bengaluru are all in the mix.
Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.