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African in coma: Father complains against university


July 8th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) The father of Yannick Nihangaza, the African youth who is in coma for over two months at a hospital here after being beaten up in a ... Read more...

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‘India intensifying academic collaborations in Africa’


June 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The cultural cooperation between India and Africa is moving beyond traditional exchanges to focus on education and capacity building initiatives which can become "a part ... Read more...

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With business in mind, African students seek education in India (With image)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, March 15 (IANS) Dulce Vania from Mozambique is studying for a management degree in India and is also a budding entrepreneur - she exports human hair to her homeland."I ... Read more...

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India, Africa discuss setting up of 80 training institutions


October 12th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Oct 12 (IANS) India has discussed the action plan with the African Union to set up over 80 training and capacity building institutions across Africa, an important decision ... Read more...

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India asks UN to make African Union effective partner


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) Citing its own example of institutionalising ties with Africa, India has asked the United Nations to heed the views of the African Union in ... Read more...

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India to establish 80 new institutions across Africa


May 25th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) India will establish over 80 new institutions in Africa in areas as diverse as agriculture to English language teaching in its support for institutional ... Read more...

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India announces $5 bn aid for Africa, seeks support for UN reforms


May 24th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Taking its burgeoning ties with Africa to a new high, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion aid for ... Read more...

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Soccer violence: Nine African students get bail


April 30th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 30 (IANS) Nine African students - eight from Sudan and one from Tanzania - have been released on bail, a day after they were arrested in connection ... Read more...

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Soccer violence: 12 African students jailed for 14 days (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 29 (IANS) Twelve African students, including three who have been charged with murder, have been sent to 14 days judicial remand in connection with the killing of ... Read more...

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Soccer violence: Nine more African students arrested


April 29th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 29 (IANS) Nine more African students have been arrested in connection with the killing of a Mizo youth in a case of soccer-related violence at Lovely Professional ... Read more...

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Arrested African students suspended after soccer violence (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 28 (IANS) Three African students who were arrested for brutally thrashing a fellow student from Mizoram to death at a brawl during a soccer match were Thursday suspended ... Read more...

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Punjab varsity suspends classes after soccer violence


April 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 28 (IANS) The Lovely Professional University (LPU) here Thursday called off classes for three days following the death of a Mizo student who was brutally thrashed by three ... Read more...

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Three African students held for soccer violence (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 27 (IANS) Three African students of a university here who had brutally thrashed and killed a Mizo student during a football match were arrested Wednesday, police said."We had ... Read more...

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Search for African students after soccer violence (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 27 (IANS) Searches are on to nab three African students - two from Tanzania and one from Sudan - of a university here who had brutally thrashed and ... Read more...

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Football match leaves one dead, African students booked


April 27th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 27 (IANS) A friendly fooball match between students from Africa and Mizoram in a college campus here turned deadly when players of the two teams engaged in a ... Read more...

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India committed to provide life-saving drugs for poor


March 28th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today reiterated India's commitment to ensure supply of affordable life-saving drugs for poor people.Addressing the 7th CII- Exim Bank Conclave on India ... Read more...

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A musical evening to celebrate India-Africa partnership


December 6th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Popularly known as Delhi's wedding venue, Chhattarpur played host to the 'Africa Nite Dinner Dance 2010' as soulful African music played in the background.The event organised over ... Read more...

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Punjab universities see increase in African student population


November 27th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana (Punjab), Nov.27 (ANI): Foreign students, especially from Africa, are getting enrolled in large numbers for various courses offered by universities and educational institutions in Punjab.Universities in the state are seeing a ... Read more...

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African students throng Punjab’s private varsity


November 17th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Jalandhar (Punjab), Nov 17 (IANS) A private university here has seen a surge in the number of foreign pupils, especially from African countries like Nigeria, Tanzania and Congo who make ... Read more...

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Winfrey arranges meet with Obama for African students


October 7th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey thrilled students from her academy in South Africa by flying them to the US and introducing them to President Barack Obama.The media ... Read more...

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Project 10^100 Winners Announced


September 25th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The winners of project 10^100 were finally announced on Friday. Since the last two years, when this initiative was first taken by Google, for the sake ... Read more...

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World Cup unites Africans studying in Delhi


June 17th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The 1,500- strong African student community here may be thousands of miles away as the FIFA World Cup unfolds in their continent for the first ... Read more...

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Vice President Biden reaffirms US support to Kenya’s democratic process


June 9th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by BNO News
NAIROBI, KENYA (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden reaffirmed on Wednesday the continuing support from the U.S. towards a free, secure, prosperous and democratic Kenya.Biden said that Kenya has been ... Read more...

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African students favour India over Europe and US


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Ahmed Hussain, who hails from Sudan, feels completely at home as he pursues English at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here. He is all praise for ... Read more...

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India’s ties with Africa distinct from others: Anand Sharma


March 15th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Monday said India's ties with Africa were deeply entrenched in history and the bond between South Asia's economic powerhouse and the continent was ... Read more...

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India, Africa launch action plan to boost cooperation


March 10th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Two years after their first summit, India and Africa Wednesday launched an action plan that includes closer cooperation in agriculture and setting up of new training institutes ... Read more...

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India, Africa should be partners in capacity-building: Academics


February 9th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India can help in further increasing capacity building with African countries, Indian and African academics said here Tuesday. The view was expressed at a meeting of academics ... Read more...

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Tip-offs help Malaysia nab drug traffickers from India


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 3 (IANS) Tip-offs are helping Malaysian authorities nab drug traffickers from India, most of whom carry ketamine, a media report said. Malaysia has become a melting pot for international drug ... Read more...

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Augment capacity to attract foreign students: Tharoor


December 12th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) More foreign students can be attracted only after augmenting capacity in the Indian education sector, which could be achieved through private-public partnerships, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Diaspora group wants India in UN Security Council


January 10th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Mauritius will join South Africa in calling for India to have a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. That was the firm view of the Mauritian President ... Read more...

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India, Africa adopt Delhi Declaration, Africa-India Framework for Cooperation


April 9th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan today said the first ever India-Africa Forum Summit has adopted the Delhi Declaration and the Africa-India Framework for Cooperation, which constitute the ... Read more...

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India reviewing policy on air links with Africa


March 20th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar.20 (ANI): The Indian government is planning to nominate two air carriers to African countries in a bid to enhance air links between the two regions, creating opportunities for ... Read more...

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