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A 15-year-old girl who pedalled her injured migrant-worker father more than a thousand kilometres across India after a coronavirus lockdown left them destitute has been invited to try out for the national cycling team.
Drones hovered over the pandemic-stricken Indian city of Ahmedabad on Saturday spraying disinfectant on the streets, hours after security forces clashed with residents who flouted a toughened lockdown.
Hundreds of people queued outside liquor stores in New Delhi on Monday as the Indian capital began easing some curbs after a 40-day lockdown against the coronavirus.
A US government panel on Tuesday called for India to be put on a religious freedom blacklist over a “drastic” downturn under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, triggering a sharp rebuttal from New Delhi.
Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has tested negative for the coronavirus, an official said Tuesday, days after news leaked out of an outbreak among his staff.
The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday threw his weight behind calls for an international inquiry into China’s initial response to the coronavirus and its origins.
As many as 21 Indian Navy (IN) personnel at “INS Angre”, a shore establishment at Mumbai city in the southwestern state of Maharashtra, have tested positive for novel coronavirus, a senior IN official in New Delhi confirmed to Xinhua on Saturday.
The United States became the first country to report more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day, marking a grim milestone as huge swathes of the globe celebrated the Easter holiday weekend under lockdown from home.
Sri Lanka’s Twenty20 squad needs some adjustments, said coach Mickey Arthur, who will be overseeing the team’s bid for a second 20-overs World Cup title later this year.
Coronavirus deaths soared across Europe and the United States on Sunday despite heightened restrictions, as Germany banned gatherings of more than two people and Chancellor Angela Merkel went into quarantine.
More than a billion people remained indoors in India on Sunday during a one-day nationwide curfew aimed at controlling the spread of the novel coronavirus even as positive cases topped 300.
Dozens of Hindu activists held a cow urine party in the Indian capital Saturday to protect themselves from the new coronavirus, as countries around the world struggle to control the deadly pandemic.
The Kano State government has approved the promotion of 249 civil servants in various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.
The Benue Police Command on Thursday said unknown gunmen killed a Police Officer and a motorcyclist in Ado Local Government Area of the State.
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up Captain Ahmed Musa, defender William Troot-Ekong and 21 others for next month’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying quick-fire double against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
The two men, believed to be traders, were reportedly riding on a motorcycle and conveying a bag of corn to an unknown destination.
Mr Adolphus Aghughu has emerged the Acting Auditor-General of the Federation, AuGF as the erstwhile auditor-general, Mr Anthony Ayine, retires from service.
The police in Lokoja, on Wednesday, paraded 56 suspects arrested in connection with the recent looting of some warehouses and offices during the recent EndSARS protests by youths.
The management of Tuns Farm Osogbo on Sunday said its worker, Abdul-Rasheed Olawale, that was reportedly shot dead by hoodlums, who attacked the company on Saturday, was killed because he could identify most of the attackers.
No fewer than 16 rooms at the students’ hostel of the Kano State College of Nursing and Midwifery have been gutted by fire.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, rejected the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s request to issue a warrant of arrest against a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is believed to be residing in the United Kingdom.
Lagos State Government on Thursday released a list of about 20 ongoing criminal cases in courts against various erring police officers over brutality as well as a violation of fundamental human rights of residents.