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#bringthemback #strandedaussies Pawan Luthra on ABC The Drum

‘Bring them back’: Pawan Luthra discusses #StrandedAussies on The Drum

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  As the harsh second wave of COVID-19 sweeps through India, its drastic effects on the Indian healthcare system and the sharp rise in infections...
australia dispatches medical supplies to India

Australia dispatches medical supplies to India

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  Australia will deliver essential medical supplies to India today as part of the initial package of support to the Indian government for combatting the...
COVID cremation

India COVID crisis: ‘Lost 6 family members in 7 days’

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  Three Indian-Australians share personal accounts of losing their loved ones in India during the devastating second wave of COVID. Nidhi Upadhyay This year marks a solemn...
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‘I watched on Facetime as a stranger cremated my Dad’

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  My application for travel exemption, rejected on two occasions, finally came through on the third attempt. It was too late. As I scurried to make travel...

How Indian medical graduates in Australia can help COVID-affected India

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  India is experiencing an overwhelming second wave of COVID-19, with over 19 million reported cases and over 219,000 deaths. In the past week alone,...
india covid crisis

India COVID crisis: 4 reasons it will derail the world economy

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  The second wave of the pandemic has struck India with a devastating impact. With over 300,000 new cases and 3,000 deaths across the country each day...
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Where to donate for COVID relief in India

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  COVID news from India has continued to shock us in Australia all this week. Many friendly nations including Australia have lent a helping hand with...
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Triple J Hack: On India’s COVID crisis

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  News of India's deadly second wave has rocked the globe. COVID infections continue to spread rapidly despite lockdowns in many parts of India. More than...

Why suspending flights from India should not have been necessary

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India is in the grip of the worst effects of the COVID pandemic since the first outbreak began about 17 months ago. In a...
Australian PM Scott Morrison announced travel restrictions and COVID aid for India.

PM bans flights from India and announces medical aid

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  Australia has joined Canada, UK, France, and other EU countries in restricting arrivals from India. After the National Cabinet meeting today, Prime Minister Scott...
pawan luthra the drum

Pawan Luthra discusses India’s COVID crisis on ABC’s The Drum

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  As India fights a massive wave of new COVID cases, alongside a severe shortage in oxygen cylinders, hospital beds, and necessary medicines, it's a...
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India’s staggering COVID crisis could have been avoided

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  India reported 314,000 new cases of COVID-19 on April 22, the highest-ever infection tally recorded by any country on a single day. Many hospitals across the country...
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India’s COVID crisis: Should IPL 2021 continue as scheduled?

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  Given the COVID situation in India, should the IPL continue as scheduled, or should it be abandoned / postponed? Here’s what you said. Avoidable indulgence The IPL...
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UPDATED: US sidesteps India’s request for vaccine raw materials

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  Production lines in India, making at least 160 million doses of COVID vaccine a month, will come to a halt in the coming weeks...
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COVID-19 induced oxygen crisis: India out of breath

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  A Sydney-based friend rang yesterday, very concerned. Almost in distress. "A family member is in hospital in India – can you help source some oxygen?" A...

PM announces travel restrictions to and from India

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  UPDATE: In a press conference this afternoon, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has introduced new restrictions for people travelling to and from India that...

India’s daily COVID infections have surpassed the US and Brazil. Why?

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  India is in the grip of a massive second wave of COVID-19 infections, surpassing even the United States and Brazil in terms of new daily...
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India: Leading doctors suggest a quick restrictive lockdown as COVID spread worsens

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  Spreading at a very high speed, the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed healthcare infrastructure in several Indian states. Leading doctors feel...
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New Zealand to suspend arrivals from India

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  As India’s rising COVID cases continue to be a cause for concern, New Zealand has announced that it will temporarily suspend entry of travellers...
Man gets a covid test in India

What’s the new coronavirus variant in India and how should it change their COVID...

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  After genome sequencing of over 10,000 COVID-19 cases in India, researchers have discovered a new variant with two new mutations which may be better at evading...

India: COVID-19 variants on the rise, most cases in Punjab

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  A total of 771 variants of concerns (VOCs) have been detected in a total of 10,787 positive samples shared by the states and union...
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How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

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  The Australian government has announced that individuals can now book an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a local GP, 7 News reported...

We asked children around the world what they knew about COVID

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  During the pandemic, children have been separated from family and friends, schools have been closed and there have been limitations on important activities, such...
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COVID vaccine: Multicultural messaging

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  Australia launched its COVID-19 vaccination campaign last week, beginning with frontline workers in hotel quarantine, health care and aged care. But one critical question is...
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COVID vaccine: Q&A with Dr Vyom

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  Dr Vyom Sharma is a medical practitioner in Melbourne, specialising in general practice. As a health commentator, he hosts the show Radiotherapy on Triple...
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International students will also receive free COVID vaccine

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  Earlier today, the Minister for Health and Aged Care Greg Hunt announced free access to COVID‑19 vaccines to all visa-holders in Australia, which means...
Mask wearing guidelines for Greater Sydney

Updated face mask advice for places of worship, weddings and funerals

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  Face masks are mandatory in certain premises in Greater Sydney, unless exempt. Children aged 12 and under, are exempt from wearing a mask, but are...

Australia’s vaccine rollout will now start next month. Here’s what we’ll need

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  Australia's COVID vaccine rollout will now begin in mid- to late February. Vaccination will commence with workers dealing with international arrivals or quarantine facilities,...

Are masks compulsory in NSW? Here’s what you need to know

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  With seven new local cases recorded in NSW as of 2 January, new restrictions have been announced by the NSW government. Residents of Greater Sydney...
A view of Sydney's north shore private hospital in ST Leonards, Covid cluster Dec 2020

Sydney’s latest COVID cluster

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  The city of Sydney reintroduced strict restrictions on Sunday as confirmed cases related to a newly-discovered coronavirus cluster has increased to 68. The state of...

Podcasts

Ep 9: What do young Indians want from love?

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Growing up in Indian culture, most of us know that love has never been as popular as marriage. Even in the movies, the main...

Ep 8: Indian links in Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann’s...

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To celebrate NAIDOC week 2020 (between 8-15 November) I spoke to Yakunytjatjara poet Ali Cobby Eckermann about her time in India where she taught...

Ep 7: In the case of Sushant Singh Rajput

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  The torrid and high-octane Sushant Singh Rajput case has been fodder for Indian people and press for the last few months. The actor’s tragic...
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Goa's Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Indian states declare journalists as frontline workers

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  Journalists working in Goa will be designated as frontline workers and will be vaccinated against Covid-19 soon, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said today. "We have...
#bringthemback #strandedaussies Pawan Luthra on ABC The Drum

‘Bring them back’: Pawan Luthra discusses #StrandedAussies on The Drum

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  As the harsh second wave of COVID-19 sweeps through India, its drastic effects on the Indian healthcare system and the sharp rise in infections...
australia dispatches medical supplies to India

Australia dispatches medical supplies to India

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  Australia will deliver essential medical supplies to India today as part of the initial package of support to the Indian government for combatting the...