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Air India Plane crashes with 191 passengers on board

An Air India Express plane, Flight 1344, carrying 191 passengers from Dubai to Kozhikode crashed into a valley on Friday after it overshot the runway at the Calicut International Airport in the southwestern state of Kerala. Malappuram District Police said that the incident has left 16 people dead, 123 injured, and 15 seriously injured, according […]

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At least 17 dead, 190 injured, as an Air India express flight coming from Dubai  crash-landed

An Air India Express flight coming from Dubai has crash-landed at an airport in Kerala, India, killing more than a dozen people. The plane had been bringing home people trapped abroad by the coronavirus outbreak At least 17 people, including both pilots, were killed and more than 100 injured when an Air India Express jet […]

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India toxic alcohol death toll over 100

About 1,000 people die in India each year after consuming illegally distilled alcohol, government data shows. The post India toxic alcohol death toll over 100 appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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COVID-19: Nine Die In India After Drinking Hand-Sanitiser

Nine people have died in India from drinking alcohol-based hand sanitiser after liquor shops in their town were closed due to virus restrictions, police said Friday. The group lost consciousness after consuming a “high quantity” of hand sanitiser mixed with water or soda, Siddharth Kaushal, police superintendent for Kurichedu town in Andhra Pradesh state told […]

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India uses arrival of new fighter jets to warn China

The first five Rafale fighter jets bought from France in a multi-billion-dollar deal landed in India on Wednesday and the defence minister used their arrival to launch a veiled warning to neighbouring China over territorial tensions. A water-cannon guard of honour greeted the five jets when they landed at the Ambala airbase in Haryana state. […]

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India bans 47 Chinese apps just weeks after blocking 58 other apps over security fears

India has banned 47 more Chinese apps just weeks after blocking the highly popular video-sharing platform TikTok and 58 others over national security and privacy concerns, an Indian information ministry official and media reports said Monday. Tensions between the world’s two most-populous nations soared last month after a Himalayan border clash that left 20 Indian […]

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India extends restrictions on domestic flights operations for four months

Last month, the ministry had cleared an increase in capacity of flight operations to 45 per cent from 33 per cent. The post India extends restrictions on domestic flights operations for four months appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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India extends restrictions on domestic flights operations for 4 months

Indian Government has decided to extend the existing restrictions on limited domestic flight operations and caps on airfares till Nov. 24. Currently, domestic flight operations are allowed to function at 45 per cent of their total capacity. Media reports quoted a senior official at the Civil Aviation Ministry as saying “we will be extending our […]

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Covid-19: India donates majorly to Nigeria

The Republic of India has assisted Nigeria with seven tonnes of hydroxychloroquine as part of its contribution to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the country. According to the United States Food and Drug Administration, hydroxychloroquine is one of the drugs undergoing clinical trials for the treatment of Covid-19 patients. The Chairman of the […]

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Two Nigerian students beaten black and blue hospitalised in India, police arrests eight

Two Nigerian students were allegedly beaten up in Roorkee, Haridwar district of Uttarakhand, India, after a disagreement with payment for food at their college canteen. According to reports, the police have arrested eight people, including the security guards of Roorkee Institute of Technology (RIIT) Bhagwanpur for the violent act. The incident occurred on July 15, […]

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COVID-19: India Donates Essential Medicines Worth $50m To Africa

India has donated essential medicines worth 50 million dollars to African countries as part of the country’s collaboration with Africa to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, Mr. Abhay Thakur, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja after he donated some items to the Federal Government. The Government […]

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