Nigeria has indefinitely suspended Twitter's activities two days after the social network deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari.
The microblogging site deleted a tweet by the President which Nigerians had criticized as a declaration of war. In the deleted tweet, Buhari had made a reference to the country's 30-month civil war in 1967-1970.
The move also brought widespread condemnation from human rights groups and international powers, who say it will limit free speech in Nigeria.
The Serum Institute of India has been granted permission by the Drug Controller General of India for manufacturing the Sputnik V in the country.
The Pune-based SII has collaborated with Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Moscow in Russia for developing Sputnik V at its licensed Hadapsar facility.
The SII will have to submit a copy of the agreement between it and the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology for transfer of cell bank and virus stock and submit the copy of agreement for technology transfer with Gamaleya.
Hydrographic survey ship INS Sandhayak was decommissioned after 40 years of service, at the Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam. This was indigenously designed and built.
The ship was conceptualised by the then Chief Hydrographer to the Government of India, Rear Adm FL Fraser, who had a strong desire for indigenously designed and built hydrographic survey vessels in India.
The design was finalised by Naval Headquarters and the construction began at Garden Reach Ship Builders Limited (GRSE) Kolkata (then Calcutta) by laying the keel in 1978.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cleared a mega project to domestically build six conventional submarines equipped with state-of-the-art technology at a cost of around ? 43,000 crore.
The submarines will be built under strategic partnership model that allows domestic defence manufacturers to join hands with leading foreign defence majors to produce high-end military platforms to reduce import dependence.
The government also said that from a strategic perspective, the decision will help reduce current dependence on imports and gradually ensure greater self-reliance.
The Indian Navy plans to acquire 24 new submarines, including six nuclear attack submarines, to bolster its underwater fighting capability. It currently has 15 conventional submarines and two nuclear submarines.