India’s total coronavirus cases had surged beyond 4 million with a record rise on Saturday.
In comparison, China, which has a similar population footprint as India, reported 10 new cases on Monday. India’s neighbour Pakistan added 484 new cases on Monday.
India has logged the world’s largest daily coronavirus caseload for almost a month, as its government pushes the opening up of businesses to revive a sharply contracting economy.
India’s NDTV reported earlier last week that India’s Congress Party has accused the Modi government of pushing the country towards economic collapse and a financial emergency, and said notes ban, GST and lockdown were “disaster strokes” not “masterstrokes”.
Meanwhile, the Pakistan Stock Exchange has become the best Asian stock market and the fourth best-performing market across the world in 2020.
“Pakistan’s stock market (has become) the best performer in Asia and the fourth best-performing stock market in the world,” marketcurrentswealthnet.com, the New York-based global financial markets research firm, reported on Tuesday.
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