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COVID-19: Medical Practitioners Urged Not To Rest On Their Oars

Nigerian Medical Doctors, Scientists, and Health Researchers have been urged not to rest on their oars as more dangerous variants of the COVID-19 virus continue to develop in parts of the world. The advice was given by a Sports and Health Education Specialist, Professor Olawale Morunkola of the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, while […]

COVID-19: “NAFDAC Receives Dossiers For Chinese Vaccine, Others For Evaluation”

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has received dossiers for Chinese vaccine and three others for evaluation amid the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this while addressed reporters in Abuja on Monday, February 15, 2021, during a briefing by the Presidential […]

India’s COVID-19 Cases Surpasses Nine Million As Delhi Struggles

Coronavirus caseload in India has passed nine million on Friday, November 20, 2020, as hospitals in the capital New Delhi came under increasing pressure and graveyards began to fill up. Channels TV reports that the world’s second-worst-hit Country has now also registered more than 132,000 deaths from the disease, according to the latest official figures, which […]

COVID-19 Cases In India Exceed Four Million

India has become the world’s third country to pass four million coronavirus infections, setting a new record daily surge in cases on Saturday, September 5, 2020, as the crisis shows no sign of peaking. The 86,432 new cases took India to 4,023,179 infections, third behind the United States which has more than 6.3 million, and […]

Over 40 Persons Killed In Monsoon-Triggered India Landslide

At least 43 bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide triggered by monsoon rains swept away dozens of tea estate workers in southwestern India, police said Sunday, August 9, 2020. The landslide in Idukki district, around 250 kilometres (155 miles) from Kerala state’s capital Thiruvananthapuram, occurred Friday, August 7, 2020, but the ongoing search […]

India Bans 47 More Chinese Apps

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, and information ministry official and media reports said Monday, July 27, 2020. Tensions between the world’s two most-populous nations soared last month after a Himalayan border clash that left […]

Google To Invest $10bn In India

Google said Monday, July 13, 2020, it will invest $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years as it battles rivals like Facebook and Amazon in the vast market of 1.3 billion consumers. Chief executive Sunder Pichai told a virtual Google in India event that its fund would help “accelerate India’s digital […]

China Releases 10 Indian Soldiers After Border Clash

China has freed 10 Indian soldiers following a deadly clash between the two sides on Monday, June 15, 2020, according to Indian media reports. The Hindu newspaper, quoting military sources, said those released included a lieutenant-colonel and three majors. The Indian government has not confirmed the news, nor confirmed that any of its troops were […]

India-China Clash: Two Sides Blame Each Other For Deadly Fighting

China and India have accused each other of provoking fighting in which at least 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a disputed Himalayan border area. Soldiers reportedly brawled with sticks, bats and bamboo sticks studded with nails in the late-night confrontation in the Ladakh region on Monday, June 15, 2020. However, no shots were fired. […]

Delhi Coronavirus Fears Mount As Hospital Beds Run Out

Ashwani Jain succumbed to the coronavirus in an ambulance as his family pleaded with several hospitals to take him in, the latest victim of the pandemic sweeping through the Indian capital and exposing a deadly shortage of hospital beds. “They don’t care whether we live or die,” said his 20-year-old daughter Kashish, whose uncle, Abhishek, […]