INDIA’S Q4 GDP GROWTH FALLS TO 3.1%, OVERALL AT 4.2% https://twitter.com/mail_today https://facebook.com/mailtoday NEW DELHI, Saturday, May 30, 2020 www.mailtoday.in / www.mailonline.in WEEKEND SAT IMAGES EXPOSE ‘MODI & TRUMP HAVE NOTTALKED RECENTLY’ NEW CHINA BORDER MOBILISATION PLOT Latest satellite images analysed by India Today TV catch movement of large vehicles at biggest Chinese base, 15 km from Indian side, in Aksai Chin near LAC in the second week of May. Another similar probe earlier showed signs of large-scale movement of Chinese troops on one of the roads in same region. REPORTS ON PAGE 7 Top government sources have contradicted US Prez Trump’s claim of a conversation between him and PM Narendra Modi on India’s standoff with China. Clarification after Trump said he had spoken to Modi and the latter isn’t in good mood over the conflict. Sources said the last conversation between the two leaders was on April 4 on HCQ issue. MEA has also said it is directly in touch with China. SEE PAGE 18 Vol. 13 No. 196 | Pages 24 | ` 5.00 CHINATOO REJECTS US OFFER Beijing has said that India and China don’t need any third-party intervention to settle their differences. Prez Trump had offered to mediate ‘raging’ Indo-China border dispute. HOSPITAL BED CRISIS LOOMS AS CASES RISE Delhi govt pushes home treatment solution for all non-severe patients, links some hotels with hospitals to increase capacity as infections spike By Gulam Jeelani in New Delhi C VID INDIA’S DEATH TOLL PANDE -19 MIC OVERTAKES CHINA’S 175 more fatalities in country, toll 4,706 1,106 new infections in Delhi, total 17,387 7,466 new infections, total 1,65,799 82 more deaths, toll mounts to 398 PANKAJ NANGIA LOCKDOWN ROADMAP LIKELY TODAY ON APRIL 7, when Delhi had only 525 coronavirus cases, CM Arvind Kejriwal said 3,000 beds were available and promised to scale up the number to 30,000. Union Home Minister Amit Shah meets PM Narendra Modi and informs him about views of all CMs on lockdown extension beyond May 31. A decision is likely today. Meanwhile, West Bengal govt allows religious places to reopen from June 1, with more curbs eased. The breakdown was 8,000 beds in Delhi government as well as private hospitals and the remaining 22,000 in hotels, banquet halls and rest houses. More than seven weeks later, on Friday, as Delhi saw the daily Covid-19 cases cross the 1,000-mark for the second consecutive day, taking the total number of infections to 17,387, including 398 deaths, the number of beds in state-run and private hospitals remains 5,100, prompting Turn to Page 2 REPORTS ON PAGES 2-6 Doctors and health workers in protective gear screen suspected patients at LNJP Hospital in Delhi on Friday. 2 floors of Parliament Annexe building sealed after an RS Secretariat official tests positive. 4 people from the Delhi L-G’s office found infected. A junior ED officer also tests positive. 11 AIIMS health care workers, including two resident doctors, found infected. Tally now 206.
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