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India’s rich and famous flee country on private jets as airfares soar amid Covid crisis

With countries around the world banning flights from India amid concerns about the new coronavirus variants believed to be fuelling the current outbreak, the price of tickets to destinations still accepting travellers has skyrocketed.

India to be added to travel ban ‘red list’ over Covid variant fears

“This means anyone who is not a UK or Irish resident, or a British citizen cannot enter the UK, if they've been in India, in the previous 10 days,”

India police arrest three Nigerians with 220 cocaine grammes worth over $29,000

Murat Özkırdar, the police officer who busted them, had also discovered $3750 (N1.4milliom), €400 (N171, 140), and £50 (N24,192), and 1100 TL in a shoebox in their room. The money is believed to be proceeds of illicit drugs sales.

India records 36,595 new coronavirus cases

Its tally is now at 9.57 million and remains the world’s second-highest after the United States, where there have been nearly 14 million infections

Two Nigerians arrested in in India with cocaine

The Nigerians, identified as Mark and Henry, were held following a tip-off by one of their accomplices.

India reports over 94,000 new coronavirus cases, over 1,000 more deaths

The number of deaths rose to 78,586, with 1,114 new deaths, health ministry data showed.

India, China accuse each other of firing in the air on tense border

India and China have accused each other of firing in the air during a new confrontation on their border in the...

Former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee dies at 84

Former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee has died at the age of 84, according to a tweet from his son. "With a heavy...

India sends team to Mauritius to tackle oil spill

India has sent technical equipment and a team of specialists to Mauritius to help local authorities deal with an environmental crisis...

Three die in India’s Bengaluru as Facebook post sparks clashes with police

At least three people died in clashes with police in the Indian city of Bengaluru overnight after a Facebook post offensive...

Nigerian fraudster arrested in India for running national racket through whatsApp

John Effe, alias Simon, was arrested by officers of the cybercrime branch of Kolkata Police’s detective department on July 15 and brought to the city on transit remand.

COVID-19: In India, coronavirus fans religious hatred

Muslims have been beaten up, nearly lynched, run out of homes or attacked in mosques After India’s health ministry...

India allows limited exports of anti-malaria drug after Trump warns of retaliation

By Neha Dasgupta, Sanjeev Miglani India, the world’s main supplier of generic drugs, said on Tuesday it will allow limited...

India executes four men for brutal 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder

By Rupam Jain India hanged four men on Friday who were convicted for the rape and murder of a...

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