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    Africa

    Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent, being behind Asia in both categories. At about 30.3 million km² including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With

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    WHO praises China's effective control measures
    Health

    WHO praises China's effective control measures

    World Health Organisation (WHO) spoke highly of China's effective control measures to combat the novel coronavirus outbreak, and called on all countries to invest in preparedness, not panic to manage the epidemic.

    Budget focus on strategic oil reserve, extends ISPRL tax break
    National

    Budget focus on strategic oil reserve, extends ISPRL tax break

    India has taken yet another step towards building a credible strategic oil reserve by extending tax breaks to the Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL) on income generated while replenishing oil stock in storage facilities.

    Experimental vaccine for swine fever virus shows promise
    Health

    Experimental vaccine for swine fever virus shows promise

    Researchers have developed a vaccine against African swine fever that appears to be far more effective than previously developed vaccines.

    S Jaishankar, Niger President inaugurate spacious, modern convention centre at Niamey
    International

    S Jaishankar, Niger President inaugurate spacious, modern convention centre at Niamey

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou have jointly inaugurated the Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre (MGICC), a spacious, modern and eco-friendly facility for high-level conventions here.

    Airtel partners with Western Union for real-time global payments
    Business

    Airtel partners with Western Union for real-time global payments

    Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday entered into a partnership with global money transfer company Western Union to launch real-time payments into bank accounts in India and mobile wallets across Africa.

    EAM's visit to Niamey is reiteration of importance India attaches to its relations Niger: MEA
    International

    EAM's visit to Niamey is reiteration of importance India attaches to its relations Niger: MEA

    Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said that the visit by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to Niamey is the "reiteration of importance India attaches to its relations Niger and with other countries in the Sahel."

    India opens its first Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centre in Niger
    International

    India opens its first Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centre in Niger

    India on Tuesday inaugurated its first Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centre in the West African state of Niger as part of its outreach to the continent.

    88% Ind believe bots should be used for admin work
    National

    88% Ind believe bots should be used for admin work

    Eighty-eight per cent of people in India believe that humans shouldn't be carrying out repetitive admin tasks if they can be automated, a new report said on Tuesday.

    Wanders could be Faf du Plessis's last home Test
    Cricket

    Wanders could be Faf du Plessis's last home Test

    South Africa Test skipper Faf du Plessis on Monday, after an innings and 53 runs defeat at the hands of England, said that there is not much Test cricket left for him and he will focus on the limited-overs game.

    Trade war with US hampered 2019 foreign trade: China
    International

    Trade war with US hampered 2019 foreign trade: China

    China's international trade growth slowed to 3.4 per cent in 2019, affected by the trade war with the US, with which exchanges decreased 10.7 per cent, according to official data published on Tuesday.

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