Hours ago, the actor himself tweeted that he was taking a ‘short break’ from professional commitments to focus on medical treatment and will be back soon.

The protestors believe that even though the "boycott China" campaign has already been more successful than anticipated, there is still a lot to be done apart from simply stalling the use of Chinese products. They also stressed that the protest is not against the people of China, instead, it’s against the Chinese Communist Party.

All of which suggests tensions will continue no matter the outcome of the November election. "A new Cold War has begun," said David Shambaugh, a China expert at George Washington University.

US is expected to cross the 5 million thresholds in the coming days. It leads the world both in terms of coronavirus cases and deaths estimated at over 161,300.

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Jaishankar tweeted, "A wide-ranging conversation yesterday night with @SecPompeo. Reviewed our bilateral cooperation including working of relevant mechanisms. Shared assessments on regional and global issues including South Asia, Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific and beyond."

Speaking on the US-Afghanistan partnership, Pompeo said that Washington remains committed to improving regional economic ties and connectivity.

China and Pakistan have reportedly begun an unprecedented intelligence-sharing arrangement to secure Beijing's influence in Afghanistan.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, took part in the 'bhoomi pujan' at Ram Janambhoomi site.

The highlight of the celebration was the 'Ayodhya Sri Ram Mandir Tableau' that ferried between the US Capitol Hill and White House. The organisers told ANI that their celebrations are marking the beginning of the historic temple construction that is considered as one of the holiest sites for billion strong Hindus.