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

NEW DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 12: Eric Ayiah of Ghana #6 celebrates with his team-mates after scoring his team's first goal to make it 1-0 during the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 group A match between Ghana and India at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 12, 2017 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Maja Hitij - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

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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Indian rape victim, 10, gives birth by Caesarean section


A 10-year-old rape victim who was denied permission for an abortion by the Indian Supreme Court last month has given birth to a baby girl. The girl is not aware that she has given birth. During her pregnancy she was told her bulge was because she had a big stone in her stomach. The baby weighing 2.5kg (5.5lb) was delivered ...

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Akufo-Addo gets $1m India money to renovate Flagstaff House


The Indian government has donated an amount of $1 million dollars to the Akufo-Addo government for the renovation of the Flagstaff House. The edifice which serves as office for the president of Ghana was financed and constructed by the India government with $135 million in 2009. The donation was made by India’s Minister of State for External Affairs, M.J. Akbar ...

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