India reports 80 Zika cases, 22 pregnant women
India has reported an outbreak of the Zika virus with 80 confirmed cases since last month including 22 pregnant women in the western state of Rajasthan, officials said Wednesday.
Zika virus outbreak affects 72 people in India
Zika virus outbreak in India is turning out to be worse in 2018, with 72 people being diagnosed with the infection, a senior health official said on Tuesday.
Foundation fetes children, donates 15 wheelchairs, crutches
An Indian organization, Urja Foundation hosted about five hundred children to celebrate Nigeria’s independence at 58. The foundation also donated 11 wheelchairs and four crutches to air force, immigration, army and police officers. The participating children were that of officers of paramilitary and armed forces organisations. The founder of Urja, Mrs. Rukhi Mitra said the…
UN blasts India's deportation of Rohingya to Myanmar
The UN voiced alarm Friday over India's deportation of seven Rohingya men to Myanmar despite warnings they could face persecution in a country where the military is accused of genocide against the Muslim minority.
Under-pressure Indian government cuts fuel prices
India's government cut fuel duties on Thursday in an attempt to quell public anger and opposition pressure ahead of elections due in 2019.
Nigeria named as global destination for illegal waste trafficking
Illegal activities that involve the environment, biodiversity or natural resources are becoming lucrative and involve comparatively low risks for criminals. Among them is illegal waste trafficking, which Nigeria is one of the main destinations A new study has fingered Nigeria and 15 other countries in Africa and Asia as the main destination for Environmental crimes,…
Adultery No Longer A Crime In India
India’s top court has ruled today that adultery is no longer a crime in the country. This new judgement overturns a colonial-era law that punished the offence with jail time unconstitutional and discriminatory against women. The more than century-old adultery law prescribed that any man who slept with a married woman without her husband's permission…
Man Who Raped Seven Year Old Girl With Metal Pipe Arrested
A 21-year-old Indian man has been arrested in connection with inserting a seven-year-old girl with metal pipe leaving her in critical condition. The girl who is at the New Dehli hospital got lured to a park in Seemapuri in the district of Shahdara where he committed his act. The chairman of the Delhi Commission for Women,…
Indian bishop to be questioned for alleged rape of nun
Indian police on Wednesday summoned for questioning a bishop accused by a nun of raping her multiple times, following days of protests by other nuns and supporters.