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4 killed in attack on Indian-owned ship in Nigeria

Four persons, including two soldiers, were killed when a ship belonging to an Indian company was attacked by pirates in Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta. The four persons killed, included two......

Indian sailors held by pirates in Nigeria freed

Five Indian sailors kidnapped off Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta and held captive for more than a month have been released by the pirates, a spokesman said on Saturday. The released men were......

Hijack drama off Nigerian coast; all Indian sailors safe

All 23 Indian sailors aboard an oil tanker were safe on Wednesday after the Nigerian navy rescued their vessel that was hijacked briefly by pirates off the coast of southern Nigeria. In the third......

Nigerian Navy saves ship with 23 Indian men from pirates

All 23 Indian sailors aboard an oil tanker were safe on Wednesday after the Nigerian navy rescued their vessel that was hijacked briefly by pirates off the coast of southern Nigeria. In the third......

Fuel tanker explosion kills 200 villagers in Nigeria

As many as 200 villagers trying to scoop up fuel from an overturned tanker were killed in southern Nigeria on Thursday, when the petrol carrying vehicle exploded in a horrific inferno. The......

Essar eyes Shell's stake in 4 Nigerian oil fields

Ruia's-owned Essar Group is among four consortia in race to buy Royal Dutch Shell Plc's stake in four Nigerian oil fields."At least one Indian group has expressed interest to buy the stakes,"......

Bharti Airtel to invest $600 mn in Nigeria

India's largest cellular service company Bharti Airtel will invest $600 million in Nigeria's mobile market following its take over of Zain Telecom's African business for around SUD 10.7 billion.......

'Speed money' puts brakes on India's retail growth

India is the next great frontier for global retailers, a $500 billion market growing at 20 per cent a year. Hong-Kong entrepreneur Ramesh Tainwala spent 18 months operating branded clothing retail......

UPA government: A decade of DECAY!

The two decades of our "spectacular economic progress" has side-stepped vast swath of our underprivileged that oscillates between twenty per cent and one-fifth of our population, writes M R......

20 best nations to live in

The income distribution has worsened in most parts of the world. Latin America has the largest income inequality, although it is more equitable than sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia in life......

A taste of Cannes in India

Rajeev Srinivasan on one of the best film festivals in India.This is the second year in a row that I have managed to make it to the International Film Festival of Kerala in Trivandrum from December......

Heavyweight clash on cards at Nations Cup

Holders Zambia and Nigeria go head-to-head on Friday in the first heavyweight clash of the African Nations Cup as they seek to break the stalemate in Group C. The match represents not only a chance......

African Nations Cup: Zambia, Nigeria make stuttering starts

Zambia's chances of emulating Egypt, Ghana and Cameroon as the only nations to retain the African Nations Cup did not look promising when they began their campaign with a stuttering 1-1 draw......

Nigeria, S Africa leave it late in World Cup games

Nigeria and South Africa both left it late on Sunday to salvage points at the start of their bids to qualify for the World Cup on a day that emphasised the increasing vagaries of the qualifying......

Three African teams investigated over ineligible players

Ethiopia, Togo and Equatorial Guinea are facing disciplinary proceedings for allegedly fielding ineligible players in the World Cup qualifiers, FIFA said on Sunday. FIFA said in a statement that......

African Cup: Ghana, Mali progress in contrasting styles

Ghana and Mali took contrasting routes to join Ivory Coast, South Africa and Cape VerdeIslands in the African Nations Cup quarter-finals on Monday. Whereas Ghana, who clinched first place in Group......
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Q. where is Timbaktu ?
Pawan Gupta:  A.  more

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Sanjay Karmakar:  A. Timbuktu is a city in the West African nation of Mali situated twenty km north of the River Niger on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert more

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Orange celebrates the 10 millionth Orange Money customer

African Press Organization 2014-04-17 DAKAR, Sénégal, April 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Stéphane Richard, Chairman and Chief... ...

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Nigerian military says most of abducted schoolgirls freed, 8 still missing

By lanre Ola and Issac Abrak MAIDUGURI/ABUJA - By Lanre Ola and Isaac Abrak (Reuters) - Nigeria's military said on Wednesday its forces had freed... ...

http://reuters.in.feedsportal.com/c/35218/f/654196/s/3972da31/sc/11/l/0Lin0Breuters0N0Carticle0C20A140C0A40C160Cus0Enigeria0Esecurity0EidINKBN0AD20AV220A140A4160DfeedType0FRSS0GfeedName0FworldNews/story01.htm
UPDATE 1-Abductors of Nigerian schoolgirls pretended to be soldiers -witness

* Between 50-100 students taken by Boko Haram raiders * "We thought they were soldiers," says girl who escaped * Nigerians complain of feeling... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/16/nigeria-security-idINL6N0N847T20140416
A.C. Simmonds and Sons Inc., (BLVD Holdings Inc.) Acquires Worldwide License for Mould Remediation Invention

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/14 -- A. C. Simmonds and Sons Inc., (BLVD Holdings Inc.) (the "Company") (OTCQB:BLVO) - John G.... ...

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Baby lost in chaos of Nigerian bomb blast to be reunited with critically wounded mum

Niger April 16(IM):A Nigerian reports that a baby lost in the chaos of the bus station bomb blast in Nigeria's capital is set to be reunited with... ...

http://www.indianmirror.com/news/2014/apr/16/Baby-lost-in-chaos-of-Nigerian-bomb-blast-to-be-reunited-with-critically-wounded-mum.html

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