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Online betting advertisements banned in India

New Delhi, India | Xinhua | The Indian government on Monday issued an advisory to all kinds of media platforms to ban publishing, telecasting or promoting advertisements about online betting and gambling in the country. Issued by the federal Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the advisory came after a number of …

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Two Ugandans detained in India over illegal possession of cocaine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Indian authorities are detaining two female Ugandans for alleged possession of 1.85kilograms of cocaine. According to a tweet from the Customs department in New Delhi, the suspects were picked up shortly after arrival on May 26, 2022, aboard Ethiopian Airlines 686 flight from Addis Ababa. …

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India to take a decade to overcome COVID-19 pandemic losses

Mumbai, India | Xinhua | India will take over a decade, or around 15 years, to overcome the losses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic despite its economic growth rebounding from a low-base, the country’s central bank said in a report on Friday. The monetary losses estimated by the Reserve Bank …

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Government data shows Indian economy to grow 9.2%

New Delhi, India | Xinhua |  Indian economy is estimated to grow at 9.2 percent in the current financial year 2021-22, compared to a contraction of 7.3 percent in the previous year, government data showed on Friday. The increase is attributed mainly to the better performance of the agricultural and …

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India’s chief of defense staff killed in helicopter crash

New Delhi, India | Xinhua | India’s Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat and 12 others including his wife were killed Wednesday in a helicopter crash in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, officials said. “Deeply anguished by the sudden demise of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, his …

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India to support Uganda’s dairy, grain and cotton sectors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Indian government has committed to transferring knowledge, technology and experience in agriculture to boost Uganda’s agricultural sector. Indian Minister of State for External and Parliamentary Affairs, Vellamvelly Muraleedharan, who is on a three-day visit to Uganda says India used to have a struggling agricultural …

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