India has seized Ksh.83.9 billion ($725 million) from Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi's local bank accounts, accusing the tech firm of making illegal remittances to foreign entities.
The Indian Enforcement Directorate had been investigating Xiaomi's business practices over suspected violations of Indian foreign exchange laws and said
At least 24 people have been killed in floods in southern
India after heavy rains caused rivers to overflow, cutting off towns and
Five children are among the dead. There are fears the death
toll could rise further as many people are missing.
Several houses were washed away and
National carrier Kenya Airways has resumed flights to India,
ending to a four-month hiatus announced
in April this year.
Flights from Nairobi to Mumbai commenced Thursday.
The carrier had announced the suspension following a government directive on travel between India and Kenya due to a COVID-19 crisis citing a
National carrier Kenya Airways has resumed
flights to India bringing an end to a four-month suspension announced in April
The carrier had announced the suspension
following a government directive on travel between India and Kenya due to a
COVID-19 crisis in that country citing a new, highly infectious
India registered 979 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, setting
a record low of daily deaths to below 1,000 mark since April 13 this year.
The country’s Health Ministry said 46,148 new cases were
also recorded, taking the country’s total infections to 30.2 million, while the
India has reported a national record of 4,529 new deaths, pushing the country’s death toll past 283,000.
The South Asian nation has been reporting over 4,000 COVID-19 fatalities daily for over a week now.
infections have slightly dropped, the situation remains dire. India confirmed 267,334 coronavirus cases
At least 21 people have died with nearly 100 others missing
after a monster cyclone ripped through western India Monday evening.
Cyclone Tauktae hammered the Gujarat coast leaving hundreds
of thousands of people without power.
Moving at a speed of 185 kilometres per hour, the cyclone uprooted
has hit another grim milestone after its cumulative COVID-19 cases surged past
the 20 million mark.
to the country’s Health Ministry, India has added 357,229 cases in the last 24
hours, taking the total caseload to about 20.3 million. This as India’s
fatalities from COVID-19 rose by 3,449
The crisis in India appears to be far from over with the
country registering a new world record for daily coronavirus infections for the
fourth day in a row.
The surging number of new infections is mounting more strain
on its crisis-hit hospitals.
The country recorded nearly 350,000 COVID-19
The multiplication of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) has
continued to cause panic worldwide, with the World Health Organisation (WHO)
saying that the virus is far from over.
This is after Chinese President Xi Jinping claimed “positive
results” from efforts to contain an epidemic that has now officially killed