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In his interview with @manojladwa, (see link), India's Exernal Affairs Minister, @DrSJaishankar, when asked about the ongoing #SecondCOVIDWave crisis in India, acknowledged that it was a grave problem almost an "existential crisis". But then he tried..
to soften the impact on his NRI audience, he compared what India is going through to the second wave in Britain in 2020 late summer and autumn when the health services were swamped, "you've been through something similar, that is what India is going thru now"
This is not untrue, but grossly misleading. Yes Britain, at the height of the epidemic, was reporting 50k cases a day and 1,750 deaths. See chart 1. In population terms britain had far more cases and deaths (Chart 2) ImageImage
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Festivities can't possibly escape us - and here are some facts about #HarvestFestivals that you don't want to escape from.

Grab a copy of Inside India: Festivals and Celebrations by @HarperCollinsIN to #KnowMore about culturally rich festivals.…
What connects the festivals of #Baisakhi, #MakarSankranthi, #Pongal among other Indian festivals?

A - They are considered as Harvest festivals and also mark the end of the winter solstice. Image
#Incwala is a festival celebrated in the republic of Eswatini. This harvest festival takes place during the summer solstice. Incwala takes place over a period of about a month, starting with the small incwala, incwala lencane, and culminating in the big incwala, incwala lenkhulu. Image
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सनातन धर्म शास्त्रों में इन्फेक्शन/संक्रमण से बचने के ये नियम बताए गए हैं।
"@swaamishreeh108 द्वारा फेसबुक पर प्रकाशित"
#Ayurveda #IndiaFightsCarona #Baisakhi #COVID2019 ImageImageImageImage
इससे ऊपर का ट्वीट!
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Focus on physical, mental, emotional & spiritual well being. Importance of prayers and mantras. While maintaining #SocialDistance during #Lockdown21 trying to understand, imbibe and share the meaning of different mantras. Here with my parents Brig Chitranjan Sawant & Sudha Sawant
And my mother explains the meaning of the mantra. Over the next 21 days as we follow the latest developments across the world will also try and learn & share as we all look within.Will attempt to focus on some Ved Mantras & some thoughts from the Srimad Bhagwat Gita with parents.
#SwastiPantha: Mantra from #Rigveda. Follow the path of Righteousness like the Sun & moon and be of a giving nature. (Very important in these times. Be kind, be helpful, be giving and be happy) #StayHomeStaySafe #Lockdown21 #LockDownDay2 one mantra a day for happiness 😊 21 days.
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