Protests against high petrol and diesel prices paralysed many parts of India earlier this month, shutting businesses, government offices and schools.
Singapore is home to almost 250,000 maids, mostly from poor parts of Indonesia or the Philippines.
The new tragedy comes just days after Typhoon Mangkhut pounded the nation's north with heavy winds and rain, sparking a separate landslide that left dozens dead.
Robert Kyagulanyi, a 36-year old pop star and reggae musician turned legislator, is widely seen as posing a significant challenge to the Ugandan president.
The move came as the Australian parliament fast-tracked legislation to toughen penalties for those found tampering with food.
Experts say shark attacks are increasing as water sports become more popular and bait fish move closer to shore, but fatalities remain rare.
Najib Razak was arrested on Wednesday by officials probing claims the former prime minister and his cronies looted billions of dollars from state fund 1MDB
The Jet Airways flight to Jaipur had to turn back as the alarming symptoms became apparent, the airline said.
Russia’s top election official yesterday recommended that a regional election be re-run following allegations that it had been rigged to secure victory for the Kremlin’s candidate.