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Nigerian Man, Hope Uzodima implicated, arrested in India

India’s Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) has arrested a Nigerian man identified as Hope Uzodima in Mumbai for alleged possession of dangerous weapons. The suspect, a 40-year-old man who lives in Bonkhode village in Koparkhairane was arrested…

Apple begins pre-order for iPhone 11 in India

Apple’s new iPhone 11 is now up for pre-orders in India across Flipkart, Amazon India, and Paytm Mall. Apple’s top-end model iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are also available for pre-booking. Apple is making sure its new iPhones…

Indian man arrested 41 years after stealing goat

You can run but you can’t hide forever from the law. This has been proven true in a 41-year-old goat theft case from the northeastern Indian state of Tripura. A 58-year-old man was charged and held for theft after being on the run for…

India loses contact with unmanned moon-landing spacecraft

India lost contact with its unmanned spacecraft just before it was due to land on the Moon on Saturday, in a blow to the country’s ambitious low-cost lunar program. India had hoped to become the fourth country, after the United States,…

United Nations security council meets on Kashmir

UN Security Council members have urged restraint amid rising fresh tensions between India and Pakistan over the disputed region of Kashmir. The situation in the region deteriorated after New Delhi ruled earlier this month to end the…

DSS receives El-ZakZaky, wife as they return from India

The leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat have been taken into custody by the Department of State Services (DSS) upon their arrival from a failed medical trip in India. The…

Medics: Sheikh El-Zakzaky & wife depart Abuja for India

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the banned Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and his wife, Zeenat have been spotted at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. The duo would leave the country today for India, where they…

India: Over 100 dead as flood taunts states (photos)

Over 100 people have been reported as dead as various states in India face torrential rains and flood. The deaths happened in southern states of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, Gujarat along the western belt. Kerala…

Nigeria: FG to supply 10% of India crude demands

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)  says it will continue to supply 10 per cent of India’s crude oil demand in the face of competing for the demand for the product from other countries. The Group Managing Director,…

Wall collapses at construction site in India, kills 15

At least 15 people were killed, including three children, when a compound wall near a construction site fell on temporary huts of labourers in the western Indian city of Pune following heavy rain, a fire brigade official said on Saturday.…

Six-year-old Indian migrant dies in Arizona desert

A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday. The girl, Gurupreet Kaur, soon to…

Brutal killing of toddler causes uproar in India

A two-and-a-half-year-old girl was brutally killed in northern India following a family dispute over an unpaid loan, triggering widespread condemnation and outrage across the country. The toddler was kidnapped in Uttar Pradesh state’s…

Indian Air force plane with 13 on board goes missing

An Indian plane with 13 people on board went missing on Monday in the country’s remote north-east, prompting authorities to launch search operations. The Antonov An-32, took off from the Jorhat airbase in the Assam state for the…

Indian PM, Narendra Modi begins talks for new Cabinet

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new Cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority. Official data from the Election Commission…

India: Cyclone Fani kills 33, renders thousands homeless

Hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless after a cyclone packing winds of about 200 km per hour slammed into eastern India, ripping out tin roofs and destroying power and telecom lines, officials said on Sunday. At least 33…

Cyclone Fani hits Bangladesh after killing 12 in India

The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where four more people died although more than a million had been moved to…

20 students in India commit suicide for failing exams

An Indian student named Sirisha has set herself on fire at her home in the Narayanpet district after the Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) announced that she failed her biology exam. Khaleej Times reports that nineteen other…

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