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200 kg heroin seized in Kazakhstan


September 6th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nearly 200 kg of heroin has been confiscated on the Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan border by Kazakh customs officers.A car with a trailer travelling from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan ... Read more...

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Stolen crocodile, python left outside Kazakh home


September 4th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A family in a Kazakh city of Temirtau was in for a surprise as they found a bag outside their home containing a crocodile ... Read more...

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11 knifed to death in Kazakhstan


August 15th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 11 bodies have been found with stab wounds in Kazakhstan, police said.A criminal investigation has been opened into the apparent killings of ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan to start defence training for all


August 9th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan will introduce universal military training for all adult citizens, according to a government decree published Thursday."The goal of universal military training of citizens is ... Read more...

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Sangwan loses controversial bout, India lodges complaint (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India lodged an official complaint with the organisers of the London Olympics after boxer Sumit Sangwan's controversial loss to Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino in the round ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian boxer Sangwan loses a bout he had ‘won’


July 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan went down 14-15 under controversial circumstances to Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino in the round of 32 of 81kg category at the London ... Read more...

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Russia, Kazakhstan in deadlock over rocket launches


May 30th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Kazakhstan have failed to reach an agreement on a new drop zone for the debris of Russian carrier rockets being launched from the ... Read more...

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Hundreds of endangered antelopes dying in Kazakhstan


May 24th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, May 24 (IANS) A massive wave of deaths has been reported among the endangered saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan. Around 540 carcasses of the animal has been found in the ... Read more...

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Under-pressure Vijender hopes to book London berth in Astana


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's top boxer Vijender Singh, who won a bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing Games, said he has got used to the pressure of expectations ... Read more...

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India, Russia bond over music


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A group of 50 Russian and Central Asian students and instructors of western music will perform at Teen Murti theatre Tuesday after a week of ... Read more...

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Parliamentary polls begin in Kazakhstan


January 15th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Jan 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 9,000 polling stations opened in Kazakhstan Sunday for parliamentary elections that are expected to end the ruling party's monopolistic control of the legislature.After securing ... Read more...

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Geologists name new mineral after Kazakh president


December 1st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakh scientists have discovered a new mineral and named it in honour of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the government said Thursday.The new mineral was named ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief talks defence relations with Uzbekistan


November 19th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In keeping with its new focus on Central Asian nations, Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh is on a three-day visit to Uzbekistan, where he ... Read more...

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Five die as police chase suspect in Kazakhstan


November 12th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Nov 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five people, including three police officers, were killed in an explosion and shooting incident in the southern Kazakh city of Taraz Saturday morning, police said.The ... Read more...

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Mumbai Fighters name strong team for World Series Boxing


November 4th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Mumbai Fighters Friday named a 17-member team for the World Series Boxing (WSB) series which also includes four foreigners.The team comprises the likes of Akhil Kumar, ... Read more...

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Syrian army fighting ‘militants, ‘provocateurs’: Russia


June 16th, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Astana, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned Wednesday against attempts to define "provocateurs" and "militants" fighting against the government in Syria as peaceful protesters."The main thing ... Read more...

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UAE hails Nazarbayev’s idea to modernise Muslim World


June 8th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, June 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wednesday welcomed the view put forth by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev suggesting the need for modernisation of the Muslim world.UAE ... Read more...

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UAE, Kazakhstan to increase cooperation in civil aviation, agriculture


June 7th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, June 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirtaes and Kazakhstan will expand their cooperation in civil aviation and agriculture, UAE Minister for Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri said Tuesday.After ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber targets Kazakh state security building


May 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A suicide bomber blew himself up Tuesday outside a regional security building in the western Kazakh city of Aktyubinsk, a police source said.Only the bomber ... Read more...

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Mary Kom to spearhead Indian challenge in Asian Cup


May 4th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) World champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom will spearhead the Indian challenge in the women's Asian Cup to be held in Haikou, China from Thursday.Mary Kom ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan backs India’s membership for UN Council


April 16th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 16 (IANS) Kazakhstan Saturday reaffirmed its support for India's candidature for the permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council.According to a joint statement issued after visiting ... Read more...

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Cultural affinity between India, Kazakhstan: PM


April 16th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 16 (IANS) Relations between India and Kazakhstan date back to antiquity and there is shared cultural affinity between the people of the two countries, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Keen to enhance trade with Kazakhstan: Manmohan Singh


April 16th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Astana, April 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on a visit to Kazakhstan, said Friday that India is keen to enhance trade between the two growing economies particularly in ... Read more...

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Manmohan arrives in Kazakhstan


April 15th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 15 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur arrived in Kazakhstan Friday after a three-day trip to China.They would be staying in Astana ... Read more...

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On energy prowl, India to dig into Kazakh oil treasure


April 15th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 15 (IANS) India and Kazakhstan are well on the course to further their strategic ties when the two governments sign a civil nuclear cooperation deal and another ... Read more...

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After China visit, Manmohan leaves for Kazakhstan


April 15th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 15 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday left this Chinese coastal resort for the next leg of his two-nation five-day tour that will take him ... Read more...

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Nazarbayev re-elected Kazakh president


April 4th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 4 (IANS) Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev was re-elected in Sunday's presidential election with 95.5 percent of the votes counted, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Monday.The win will ... Read more...

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Moscow says arrest of alleged Russian spies in Georgia part of “anti-Russian psychosis”


November 5th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Friday condemned as a "provocation" the arrest of four alleged Russian spies in Georgia, saying its part of a Georgian "anti-Russian psychosis" led by Georgian president, ... Read more...

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Kazakh president declines ‘Leader of Nation’ title


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Astana, June 3 (DPA) Kazakhstan's long-ruling President Nursultan Nazarbayev has declined to accept the title "Leader of Nation", local media reported Thursday. The honour was bestowed on him last month by the parliament ... Read more...

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World boxing will come down hard on cheats in WSB


May 29th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) As big money flows into boxing with the World Series of Boxing (WSB), the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) is firm on coming down hard on cheats ... Read more...

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UAE, Kazakhstan to sign customs pact


May 23rd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kazakhstan will sign a customs agreement that is expected to help stop illegal trade practices and protect economic, social and cultural ... Read more...

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3,000 endangered antelopes dead


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 3,200 saiga antelopes have died of unknown causes in Kazakhstan, the emergencies ministry said Saturday. "As of Friday evening it was established that 3,200 saiga antelopes had ... Read more...

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UAE, Kazakhstan seek energy cooperation


May 13th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, May 13 (IANS/WAM) Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will form a committee to explore ways to boost bilateral cooperation, mainly in the energy sector. The decision was taken at ... Read more...

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OSCE says Kyrgyzstan President Bakiyev’s departure is the result of joint efforts with Obama, Medvedev


April 15th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by BNO News
ASTANA (BNO NEWS) -- The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on Thursday said that the departure of Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev from his country is the result of joint ... Read more...

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International Hindi Day celebrated in Kazakhstan


April 1st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 1 (IANS) The growing bilateral relations between India and Kazakhstan make it important for this Central Asian republic to prepare and create a cadre of Indologists who are well versed ... Read more...

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