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Twitter account of India’s premier hacked

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The official Twitter account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website was hacked early on Thursday, the social media company has confirmed. A series...
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Madagascar sacks health minister

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The Indian Ocean island-nation saw COVID-19 cases surge in July despite an official campaign to promote a controversial herbal drink touted as a remedy for...
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Mauritius declares state of emergency on environment after oil spill

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Mauritius’ Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth declared a state of environmental emergency on Friday as the Indian ocean island battled to contain an oil spill. The...
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LG profit slumps 38.1%, as Samsung profit rises 7.3%

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South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics defied the coronavirus to report higher net profits in the second quarter Thursday, with strong demand for memory chips...
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Report: President Buhari most followed African leader on Twitter

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President Muhammadu Buhari is the most followed Sub-saharan African leader on Twitter with 3,121,169 followers, Burson Cohn and Wolfe (BCW), a global communications agency, stated...
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Google invests in Indian internet giant Jio, plans new smartphone

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Google is investing $4.5 billion for a 7.73 percent stake in Jio Platforms, an Indian internet giant that offers broadband, mobile services, and online commerce...
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Google announces $10 billion ‘digitization fund’ for India

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Agence France-Presse Alphabet’s Google on Monday said it will spend around $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years through equity investments...
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DuckDuckGo reinstated in India after being unreachable since July 1st

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Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has been restored in India after being unreachable for many users there since July 1st, Android Police reported. Reports about what...
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UK government takes $500 million stake in space exploration firm OneWeb

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As part of a consortium that includes Indian telecom Bharti Global, the UK government will invest $500 million and take a “significant equity share” in...