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Twelve officials of a plastics plant in India, including its South Korean chief executive officer, have been arrested over a gas leak in May that killed 15 people, police said on Wednesday.
The World Health Organisation reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with the total rising by 212,326 in 24 hours.
Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has been restored in India after being unreachable for many users there since July 1st, Android Police reported. Reports about what was causing the outage have varied. Some users reported the Indian government appeared to be behind the block, and others said they were getting what appeared to be DNS lookup errors, according to Android Police.
India’s latest e-commerce policy draft includes steps that could help local startups and impose government oversight on how companies handle data.
India has opened up its vast railway sector to private companies, allowing firms to operate trains on certain routes, in a bid to boost its stuttering, virus-hit economy.
FIFA is now budgeting for this year’s revenues to come in a little more than half of its original projections, as a consequence of coronavirus.
Nigeria and 25 other countries in Africa and Asia are to benefit from lifesaving cancer treatments supported by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI).
The Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has notified stakeholders about 13 vessels from five countries heavily affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Simpsons will no longer use white actors to dub ethnic minority characters, the producers of the long-running animated series announced Friday.
India reported over 17,000 new Coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major cities including the capital New Delhi.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has intercepted two Indian nationals who illegally entered the country without proper documentation in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The New Development Bank established by the BRICS group of emerging nations has approved a $1 billion COVID-19 emergency loan to South Africa to help reduce the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic, the National Treasury said on Saturday.
Skywatchers along a narrow band from west Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, India and the Far East witnessed Sunday a dramatic “ring of fire” solar eclipse.
Skywatchers along a narrow band from west Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, India, and southern China will witness on Sunday the most dramatic “ring of fire” solar eclipse to shadow the Earth in years.
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Friday ordered Zenith Bank PLC to reverse 8,541 dollars illegally deducted from the account of one of its customers, Mr Ida Gabriel.
An Ibadan-based gospel musician, Oluwapelumi Togun, on Thursday urged musicians to use the right lyrics in their songs.
In a surprise development, Football Italia reported Milan had entered the race to sign Lille striker, although Napoli still remain strong contenders.
The Acting Secretary of the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu, has been discharged from the Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja, where he has been receiving treatment for COVID 19.
Sources stated last week that he was ready to reject the move, not so much because of Napoli, but as an act of defiance against those close to him who were trying to orchestrate the transfer.
The House of Representatives at the weekend flagged off its investigation into the N70.495 billion allegedly paid by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to 1,773 contractors as mobilization fees without resorting to site, between 2008 and 2012.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said the decision of the Presidency to increase the 2020 Budget despite drop in revenue was meant to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s economy.
The Chairperson of Fish grillers West of Mines, Jos, Mrs Judith Aba, on Friday said that the COVID-19 pandemic had affected the sales of grilled fish in the city.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to Super Eagles and Nantes forward Moses Simon who clocked 25 years on Sunday.
China on Monday accused the U.S. of flexing its military muscles in the South China Sea by conducting joint exercises with two U.S. aircraft carrier groups in the strategic waterway.
President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence on the ongoing investigation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.
The resignation of the Ondo state Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Hon Ifedayo Abegunde, barely two weeks after that of the deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has jolted the governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and members of the State Executive Council EXCO.