The government has suspended all international and domestic air operations till April 14. Whether the air operations will resume post-April 14 remains uncertain even as the number of cases in India continues to rise. Every flyer wants to know if she would get a full refund on cancellation of her ticket.
The report, compiled by COV-IND-19 Study Group, said while India seems to have done well in controlling the number of confirmed cases, the country is critically missing a key component in this assessment -- the number of truly affected cases.
Despite holding sizable territory, China has stayed away from the Kashmir dispute, leaving India and Pakistan to have it out among themselves. However, by supporting Pakistan and criticising India, China appears to have lost that neutrality.
It is really a matter of national survival. Who would you rather take the lead from--successful, well-protected nations or the wiseacres who brought you the joys of November 26, 2008 and the dubious promise of Sharm-el-Sheikh?