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Sriram Lakshman @slakster Washington, DC ... normally

US Correspondent for @the_hindu | B.A Yale, M.S NYU , MPhil (Oxon) | Views = mine. Retweet≠Endorsement. Before reporting: Econ. consulting, research, biologist.

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So, Union Minister Sadananda Gowda lands in Bengaluru, skips quarantine and attends meeting. Tells media not to equ… https://t.co/raBV8pJGlg
Retweeted by Sriram LakshmanThe meat industry in the U.S. in crisis : " Coronavirus infection rates in communities within 15 miles of meat plan… https://t.co/NvGgNCHQdb
5/26
2020
“The devastation, in other words, has been disproportionately felt in blue America, which helps explain why people… https://t.co/DjQ7pSwmZR @HardeepSPuri @MoCA_GoI @AAI_Official @DGCAIndia Mr Puri when we open up our skies fully , can we block flights bet… https://t.co/7hoR7l3LVCThe new normal? ( Also why are those two passengers in front not wearing face shields ? And one’s wearing his mask… https://t.co/l2sS8FcMezAustralia unleashes ‘Neighbours’ to counter China influence https://t.co/6DPmmjCuy0 via @financialtimesSome awesome virus related simulations here in this @washingtonpost piece : https://t.co/3lrO1mNJb9
5/25
2020
ICYMI 👇. Trump tells Alabama not to pick Sessions; Sessions and Trump exchange words . https://t.co/AXO7A9NJSbAmbasaador Alice Wells , who in recent times led the US State Department’s South and Central Asia bureau, retires.… https://t.co/OnAM9VniTt
5/23
2020
Six Indian Americans named to Biden-Sanders Unity task forces https://t.co/HTD2SEgNyMWorld's largest Eid feast: Michelin-star chef Vikas Khanna to feed 1.75 lakh people in Mumbai https://t.co/V5NeQaMpng via @NewIndianXpressU.S. to pull out of Open Skies treaty https://t.co/8lFA27jkSu
5/22
2020
" Aside from potentially shedding embarrassing light on Mr Xi’s own handling of the crisis, an investigation could… https://t.co/PFFgsDX5s2“...if we have some new kind of internationalism based on more equality ... I do not think nationalism will prevail… https://t.co/UqMK2hECL3 @ananthkrishnan And also criminal, by the sounds of it...Important for India to be ‘close’ to Taliban, says U.S. - @suhasinih reports in @the_hindu https://t.co/n6FHWhigcRJoe Biden wins primary in Oregon https://t.co/5qXzo4pyvJBorder disputes a reminder of the threat posed by China: U.S. Diplomat Alice Wells, story in @the_hindu https://t.co/gCaOHTddwB
5/21
2020
@ananthkrishnan Capital flight - appropriate photo there...Alice Wells on India China border issue: Reminder that Chinese aggression is not always rhetorical/ Border disputes… https://t.co/BbodmKtiq0Pompeo's elite taxpayer-funded dinners raise new concerns https://t.co/pKjEtkLpCj via @nbcnews" To avenge the ‘Century of Humiliation’ that China endured in the hands of western imperial powers ...they adopt a… https://t.co/fNOg0jKuslSingapore sentences man to death via Zoom call https://t.co/4FftPy3564
Retweeted by Sriram LakshmanA greater capability by India to patrol up to the LAC coupled with an increasingly assertive Chinese posture is fue… https://t.co/mn2s8zDd1m66-year-old woman gets CID notice for post against AP govt’s response to Vizag gas leak https://t.co/frIJrtlEE2US, India to collaborate on vaccine trials and covid testing, say US health officials. 50 of 200 ventilators donate… https://t.co/DI2Kt1hBdb
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5/20
2020
https://t.co/0hkl2QtzzTTime to set your reminders⌚️ T20 World Cup winner and former India all-rounder @IrfanPathan joins us for an… https://t.co/C4Xzf8tn8n
Retweeted by Sriram LakshmanTrump says US funding cuts to WHO will be permanent if the WHO doesn't commit to " major substantive improvements"… https://t.co/Rbui7C5eSkBased on my reading of this , the U.S. seems to be alienating some African countries on WHO and COVID-19 vaccines,… https://t.co/7HdprJFVDDTrump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine https://t.co/tKEvIAFZqnPlease read - some sharp insights on technical aspects of #COVIDー19 here by @PeterHotez https://t.co/BXBVQEBg9T
Retweeted by Sriram LakshmanAs per various estimates the government of India owes between Rs 1,500-Rs.1.800 crores ( i.e., Rs 15-18 billion) i… https://t.co/2C9oV5bpcCTrump says he’s been taking #HCQ. [There’s no established evidence of its efficacy against COVID-19 and it has po… https://t.co/3DcV9XCCpT
5/19
2020
"Moderna reports positive data on early-stage coronavirus vaccine trial, shares surge" https://t.co/Ku6PVBuv32COVID-19 | World Health Assembly meets today - India among countries backing probe into scientific ‘events’ behind… https://t.co/R5J7dDGMEKIndia needs more ‘regulatory stability’ to compete with China, US trade body chief says to @nayanimabasuhttps://t.co/sPmPGzW2XS" We’re going to have to have a serious reckoning with the thugs in China who let this mess spiral out of control b… https://t.co/MDzLGleKXD"India has not fully utilised the precious lockdown period to increase manifold the number of tests carried out dai… https://t.co/IYBnc7foZS
Retweeted by Sriram LakshmanThere’s so much going on here 👇 https://t.co/4LuTHDEZZa @BjorkmanNeil Hahah. Yes, not something I see myself going silent on anytime soon. What baffles me is so many who s… https://t.co/UPpyM1YBI8
5/18
2020
The rest of India outside the Hindi heartland doesn’t exist I guess...Sometimes English channels just can’t be bothered enough to have shows in English ( or live translate ).… https://t.co/5mvQ9yuRkdThe new lockdown guidelines from the MHA are still not out yet with only hours left for lockdown 3.0 to end. Do we… https://t.co/vbnnG7i1CO
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5/17
2020
"We will die. We are poor people. How will we manage with our kids?" These migrant workers are trying to walk home… https://t.co/VK6B4imeaS
Retweeted by Sriram LakshmanHeartbreaking ... https://t.co/mX8OrIFhpacc: @lalitkjha https://t.co/elUoago7kJA migrant worker broke down when she was stopped at Delhi-UP border. She said, “If you can’t provide a transport, l… https://t.co/JaFfEBRkFK
Retweeted by Sriram LakshmanU.S. House Foreign Affairs Comm. Chair Engel says that the State Dept. Inspector Gen Steve Linick - who has just be… https://t.co/9yBv6nDQ8NA lovely story for your Saturday morning : A 92-Year-Old Piano Teacher Won’t Let Students Miss Bach in the Pandemic https://t.co/PrrhjjNTCSHere are some more India-related comments from Trump's Rose Garden remarks on Friday, he says the U.S. is " working… https://t.co/U1FOBlIOYUTrump says ( again ) that ventilators will be sent to India 👇 https://t.co/yksEAWHJdn
5/16
2020
The U.S. International Religious Freedom Amb Sam Brownback at a State Dept. telephone briefing yesterday talked abo… https://t.co/VABdhgSnIs @Rudra_81 @CarnegieIndia Look forward to it !#USTR Lighthizer’s statement on #WTO chief Roberto #Azevêdo’s surprise resignation announcement. https://t.co/Kszn68rSQG
5/15
2020
The coronavirus slayer! How Kerala's rock star health minister helped save it from Covid-19 https://t.co/irC9YfyReyMore than 36 million in America have filed unemployment claims in the last two months ( almost 3 million last week ) #COVID19👇 https://t.co/ayBjEf1TbtCoronavirus | Taiwan is eager to work with India to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, says Foreign Minister Joseph Wu to… https://t.co/yVkyXCmUSQCoronavirus | $3.6 million in U.S. funding to Indian labs may be delayed , @suhasinih in @thehindu https://t.co/R55izSwdr3
5/14
2020
" Armed members ... stood outside Karl Manke's barber shop...They were determined to help Manke, 77, reopen his sho… https://t.co/0I0T3jQOxo5 plagues have come out of China in last 20 years, says U.S. National Security Advisor https://t.co/LCpQHQS3R7COVID-19: Hetero to make Gilead’s Remdesivir in Hyderabad https://t.co/3oWl7H6T3nIndia caught in U.S.-China spat over Taiwan’s status at WHO , @suhasinih reports in @the_hindu https://t.co/SBNI26P4w7Interesting news on an immunological assay that can show past covid-19 infection. https://t.co/CEU2CtLDlh
5/13
2020
Hundreds of millions of Indians did not follow what @narendramodi said tonight because the @PMOIndia did not, aga… https://t.co/cL8Iz1NsVwFiscal stimulus.Way to go @the_hindu ! And thanks to our readers. If you’re not one for some reasons , no better time to get yourse… https://t.co/HjqexUpr9H
5/12
2020
U.S. to Accuse China of Trying to Hack Vaccine Data, as Virus Redirects Cyberattacks https://t.co/eg5EROtAEaGeniuses sending people in the south messages in Hindi. https://t.co/FCCJMbsowT
5/11
2020
Angered at reporting he does not like, Trump pressures Senate GOP to confirm Bannon ally to oversee ⁦@VOANews⁩ and… https://t.co/vK8BxU96vh
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5/10
2020
What the ... https://t.co/BkKHmJSuzO"Please send us some money. We don’t have anything left. Even the contractor is refusing to pay us. What should we… https://t.co/J1G6ejRsVE
Retweeted by Sriram LakshmanIndia should talk directly to the Taliban : ⁦@US4AfghanPeace⁩ in an exclusive interview with ⁦@suhasinih⁩. In… https://t.co/VMgbGSFdMMAt least one variant of virus mutated to become more contagious https://t.co/tmZlpv9Jth
5/9
2020
April job loses in retail trade = 2. 1 million, manufacturing = 1.3 million, construction = 975 K, finance = 262 k. 3/nTenfold increase in April in temporary layoffs (to 18.1 million) 2/nU.S. lost 20.5 million jobs in April (14.7% unemployment) as per April Jobs Report 1/nRe: the topic of repatriation trips and costs: US repatriation flights from India have cost $2,000 - $2,500 as per… https://t.co/DXbBct3ARlIndian American father-daughter doctor duo from New Jersey die of COVID-19. NJ Governor Murphy reacts 👇 https://t.co/0w7Ayea6tYAt least 16 human beings run over by a goods train in Maharashtra https://t.co/WtvG7ZUQFPNews outlets running short on cash should cut opinion columns first. Offering an opinion is easy, rarely original o… https://t.co/nslDZrXzxq
Retweeted by Sriram LakshmanArmed black citizens escort Michigan lawmaker to capitol after volatile rightwing protest https://t.co/rpiZkI6ioY
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5/8
2020
@DrBeelaIAS @CMOTamilNadu - why is the state making the same mistakes over and over again ? https://t.co/NQvcfN9L7EThe same thoughtlessness about not opening eCommerce for all goods. There is going to be a big rush when lockdown i… https://t.co/6Wskoei2Ug @acorn yes, i figured that's what you meant !Opening up e-commerce delivery for non-essentials before lockdown is lifted, while likely a comptt disadv to physic… https://t.co/Yx1ExKsdoXTrump admin urges U.S. court not to block work permits to spouses of H1B visa-holders ; report by @lalitKjha for PTI https://t.co/XvsPWwJuox8 Dead, 200 In Hospital After Major Gas Leak At Andhra Chemical Plant https://t.co/r44JTpIxbk via @ndtvComments from Pompeo's briefing on Wednesday on the " enormous evidence" that the virus emerged from the Wuhan la… https://t.co/4csgxjtQRuA really remarkable story : Meet the 107-year-old woman who survived the coronavirus and Spanish flu ( as an aside… https://t.co/xDAptQOW8u“…researchers looked to llamas — and, specifically, Winter — to find a smaller llama antibody ‘that could broadly n… https://t.co/ocx1H4eIIU
5/7
2020
With surging numbers ... 🤷🏽‍♂️ https://t.co/JHtHzc7YB9https://t.co/hggs4UtgdVHere's an excerpt from Pompeo's ABC interview a few days ago...first he says the virus was man-made and then immed… https://t.co/hHGiTEdm2i
5/6
2020
https://t.co/pfbHDiONf9A really interesting piece on the genuinely brilliant scientist uncle of Donald Trump.: “Trump says he shares his… https://t.co/w0S18RcbHH15 Children Are Hospitalized With Mysterious Illness Possibly Tied to Covid-19 https://t.co/Kyq04mJT0P
5/5
2020
Decoding Trump’s 60-day immigration curbs | I talk to immigration expert and former (Obama) White House policy make… https://t.co/eQ2poHPYUzThread 👇 https://t.co/2RLrjZnF4O
5/4
2020

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