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India: Bus passenger arrested over smelly socks

Police in India say they have arrested a man whose smelly socks caused a dispute between him and fellow passengers on a bus. They told the BBC they had lodged a complaint against Prakash Kumar, 27, for “causing a public nuisance”. The incident occurred en route to the capital, Delhi, after Mr Kumar removed his shoes and socks. The stench ...

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Ghana, India film industries sign MoU

A Memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Ghanaian film makers and their counterparts in India. Mike Ocquaye Jnr., Ghana’s High Commissioner to India, made this revelation at the premiere of Indian stage play ‘Niyati’ last weekend at the National Theatre. The High Commissioner told JoyNews that the two countries have agreed to have a work relationship for their ...

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U-17 World Cup: Ghana thump India 4-0 to top Group A

Ghana’s Black Starlets proved too strong for hosts India, as they won 4-0 in the final Group A match of the ongoing U-17 World Cup tournament on Thursday. The Starlets needed to win to be sure of a place in the second round, but their great start to the match was not rewarded with goals as their usual trait of ...

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India Supreme Court rules sex with child bride is rape

India’s Supreme Court has struck down a legal clause that permits men to have sex with their underage wives. The clause, which was part of India’s law on rape, said intercourse between a man and his wife was permissible as long as she was over 15 years of age. The age of consent in India is 18, but marital rape ...

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India: Five arrested in Delhi over assault on Nigerian

Police in the Indian capital Delhi have arrested five people after a video circulated showing what appears to be a mob severely beating a Nigerian man. They have also detained the Nigerian, whom some residents accused of theft. The video shows four or five men using sticks to beat a man of African appearance who has been tied to a ...

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High Commissioner to India urges Starlets to bounce back from USA loss

Ghana’s High Commissioner to India, Mike Ocquaye Jnr, has encouraged the Black Starlets team to work hard and recover from Monday’s 1-0 loss to the United States in the U-17 World Cup. The Starlets were undone by a 75th-minute goal from Ayo Akinola after they failed to put away the numerous chances created on the day. The victory sends the ...

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Ghana beats Colombia 1-0 in U-17 World Cup opener

Ghana began their campaign in the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India with a 1-0 win over Colombia at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. The goal was scored by Sadiq Ibrahim in the 39th minute. He met captain Eric Ayiah’s low cross from the left. The Starlets started brightly and felt comfortable by the mid-point of the first half, ...

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U-17 World Cup: Paa Kwesi Fabin names Starlets team to face Colombia

Black Starlets Head Coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, has named his starting line-up to face Colombia in the FIFA U-17 World Cup opener today [Friday]. The team includes regulars captain Eric Ayiah, Ibrahim Danlad and Emmanuel Toku. Manchester City target Aminu Mohammed and Mohammed Kudus, both of whom were not involved in the African Championships in Gabon, get to start in ...

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India swine flu death toll rises above 1,000 this year

India appears to be in the grip of a swine flu outbreak with 1,094 recorded deaths over the past eight months, said an official report on Wednesday. The last three weeks have seen the highest number of fatalities, at 342. A total of 22,186 cases have been reported across the country. The number of deaths this year is four times ...

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Google India to refund ad companies after detecting fraud

Google is issuing refunds to its advertisers after detecting “larger than usual” fraudulent ad clicks, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. On being contacted by TOI to confirm the extent of the problem in Indian market, a Google spokesperson declined to give details. However, he said the company was working “to remove monetary incentives” for spammers. The fraud was ...

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