Three killed in blast in India's Punjab state
A blast at a religious ceremony in India's Punjab state Sunday killed at least three people and injured 10, police said. Media reports said two armed men on a motorcycle forced their way into a building where the Nirankari spiritual group was meeting. They brandished a pistol at a woman at the gate before throwing…
11 killed as Cyclone Gaja ravages Indian coast
At least 11 people were reported dead Friday as a powerful cyclone battered India's eastern coast, authorities said.
Why Asian Tigers are ahead of Nigeria, by Masari
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State yesterday identified huge investment in education as reason nations like Singapore, India, Malaysia and other Asian Tigers are ahead of Nigeria. Masari stated this yesterday at the commissioning of a study centre of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), at his hometown in Kafur Local Council Area of…
Man-eating tiger shot dead in India after massive hunt
A man-eating tiger that claimed more than a dozen victims in two years has been shot dead in India, sparking controversy over the legality of its killing.
With rose petals and guns, India inaugurates world's tallest statue
India inaugurated the world's tallest statue on Wednesday with fireworks, folk dances and floral tributes, deploying tight security amid an outcry by local groups over the soaring cost of the 182-metre (600-feet) sculpture of an independence hero.
Monkeys Stone Man To Death In India
A man in Indian has been reported dead after a group of monkeys stoned him to death in Tikri, Uttar Pradesh. According to Sky News, Sharampal Singh was gathering pieces of wood at a dilapidated building before the monkeys threw bricks at him. The 72-year-old was rushed to the hospital but died from head and…
Blast kills five civilians at scene of shootout in Kashmir
Indian police said "leftover explosives" were responsible for a blast in Kashmir that killed at least five civilians Sunday as they protested against government forces shooting dead three alleged militants.
Stakeholders to discuss oil, gas product manufacturing challenges
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and other local and international players in the oil and gas sector will next week discuss solutions to the challenges confronting oil and gas product manufacturing in Nigeria and Africa. The Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies, which disclosed…
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…