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Workers construct a wall in front of a slum ahead of Donald Trump’s visit in Ahmedabad, India. Ajit Solanki-AP

India accused of ‘hiding’ poor people ahead of Donald Trump’s visit

India has denied trying to hide poor people from United States President Donald Trump despite building a brick wall alongside a slum the US president is due to be driven past.
Police banned public gatherings in parts of New Delhi and other cities for a third day Friday and cut internet services to try to stop growing protests that have so far left eight people dead and more than 1,200 others detained.

India death toll rises in clashes over citizenship law

Six more protesters died in India Friday in fresh clashes between police and demonstrators, taking the death toll to 15 in more than a week of unrest triggered by a citizenship law seen as anti-Muslim.
India’s Delhi Police have arrested a Nigerian over serial cases of cheating which involved luring and stinging victims on Facebook.

India’s police arrest three Nigerians for cybercrime

Three Nigerians residing in India have been arrested by the police in India for alleged cybercrime in Mumbai, India’s largest city.
A view of the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district of Gujarat State [AP-Ajit Solanki]

Crocodiles at world’s tallest statue moved for seaplane service

Indian foresters have begun relocating about 300 crocodiles to allow a seaplane service for visitors to the world's tallest statue, the newly erected 182-metre Statue of Unity.

NTI develops course on environmental education

The National Teachers’ Institute (NTI), has begun a one year Advanced Diploma in Environmental Education (ADEE), to promote environmental awareness, foster positive attitudes and observe its ethics.

25 killed as wedding party truck plunges off bridge

A truck carrying a wedding party plunged off a bridge early Tuesday in western India killing at least 25 people, most of them women and children, officials said.

Security tightened in Agra for Benjamin Netanyahu’s Taj Mahal visit

India’s iconic Mughal-era monument, the Taj Mahal, and its surroundings in the city of Agra were under tight security Tuesday for a visit from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Plane carrying 122 people diverted after threat call in India

A passenger plane with 122 people on board destined to New Delhi was on Monday diverted midway following a threat call, local media reports said.

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