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Kazakh embassy celebrates armed forces day


May 11th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Kazakhstan and India share centuries-old historic ties and there was a need to further promote the cooperation, a top Indain intelligence officer has said here.The ... Read more...

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Britain eyes Afghanistan transit routes


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain is seeking overflight and land transit accords with Central Asian states to allow the shipment of military supplies in and out of Afghanistan as ... Read more...

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George Bush to get Estonian Order for expanding NATO


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US ex-president George Bush Jr. will receive Estonia's highest state decoration for foreigners for his role in Estonia's 2004 accession to NATO, the Delfi news ... Read more...

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Industrial-innovation Kazakhstan’s new economic focus


January 28th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Jan 27 (IANS) Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev Friday said the energy-rich Central Asian nation would prioritise diversification of the economy away from resource extraction toward industrial-innovation projects.In his annual ... 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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Kazakhstan to celebrate 20 years of independence


December 24th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Dec 24 (IANS) When Kazakhstan became independent after the collapse of Soviet Union in December 1991, many experts had predicted the collapse of the Central Asian nation under the ... Read more...

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Kazakh restive town normal, UN experts invited


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Dec 23 (IANS) Normalcy is returning to the restive western Kazakh town of Zhanaozen as authorities invited UN experts to participate in the probe into riots that left more ... Read more...

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Three Russian journalists detained in Kazakhstan


December 19th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three Russian journalists covering riots in western Kazakhstan were detained without any reason Sunday, Russia's Kommersant business daily said on its website."The journalists were detained ... Read more...

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10 killed during clashes on Kazakhstan’s independence day


December 17th, 2011 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Dec 17 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed Friday in Zhanaozen city of Kazakhstan after clashes erupted between oil workers and police during independence day celebrations, an official ... Read more...

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Blair met Mittal over Kazakhstan deal: Report


October 30th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair met Indian-origin billionaire Lakshmi Mittal and struck a deal worth eight million pounds ($13 million) to clean up the image ... 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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Had fruitful visits to China, Kazakhstan: PM


April 17th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
On board PM's Special Aircraft, April 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday described his five-day two-nation visit to China and Kazakhstan as "fruitful". "I had two fruitful meetings," Manmohan ... Read more...

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PM returns home after five-day foreign trip


April 17th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and wife Gursharan Kaur returned home after a five-day trip to China and Kazakhstan, during which he met with foreign ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh back after visit to China, Kazakhstan


April 17th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh returned home on Saturday after a five-day visit to China and Kazakhstan.Dr. Singh had arrived in China's resort city of Sanya ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan supports India’s bid for permanent UNSC seat


April 16th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Apr 16(ANI): India's bid to get a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has got another boost after Kazakhstan assured of full support."Kazakhstan reaffirmed support of ... Read more...

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India, Kazakhstan express firm commitment to consolidate strategic partnership


April 16th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Apr 16 (ANI): India and Kazakhstan have expressed their firm commitment to further consolidate the strategic partnership during Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's two-day official visit to Kazakhstan. ... 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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Manmohan Singh welcomes Kazakhstan agreements


April 16th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday welcomed the seven pacts signed between India and Kazakhstan, saying they represented "solid and substantive outcomes" in sectors where the ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan wants India to build small n-reactors


April 15th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 15 (IANS) Kazakhstan has shown interest in India building small nuclear reactors in the energy-rich Central Asian country and a feasibility study would be done in this ... 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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India-China relationship has global significance: PM


April 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The relationship between India and China has acquired "global significance", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday before leaving on a five-day visit that will ... Read more...

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Manmohan off to China, Kazakhstan


April 11th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Beset by problems at home, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday embarks on a five-day visit to China and Kazakhstan where he meets global leaders ... 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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Kazakh president calls election fair, opposition cries foul


April 4th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Astana, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has called Sunday's presidential polls "open and fair" whereas the opposition denounced them as a sham."Exit polls said the Kazakhs approve ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan holds presidential polls


April 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Astana, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Presidential elections began Sunday in Kazakhstan that has an electorate of over nine million.The voting at 9,700 polling stations started at 7 a.m. and will ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan approves early presidential election


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by BNO News
ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Kazakhstan's parliament on Wednesday approved amendments to the constitution allowing incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev to call an early presidential election."Early presidential elections will be announced by the ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan to hold early presidential elections


January 31st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by BNO News
ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Monday announced that his country will hold presidential elections earlier than expected, RIA Novosti reported.The announcement was made after the Kazakh Constitutional ... Read more...

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Kazakh parliament backs referendum to extend Nazarbayev rule


January 14th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Jan 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan's parliament Friday voted unanimously in favour of a referendum to extend the rule of long-standing President Nursultan Nazarbayev until 2020, bypassing the 2012 election.The move means ... Read more...

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Five-year-old kid names Putin’s new puppy


December 10th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A five-year old boy from Moscow has won a competition to choose a name for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's new puppy.Dima Sokolov, who chose the winning ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Kazak President Nazarbayev for highlighting “religious tolerance” at OSCE summit


December 4th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (ANI), Dec 4 (ANI): Hindus have praised Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev's reported suggestion to Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to add religious tolerance to its key dimensions.Currently OSCE's ... Read more...

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OSCE Summit In Kazakhstan Meets Criticism


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kazakhstan hosted the first summit of OSCE on Wednesday despite the several questions raised regarding the blemishes of the venue. This is the first meeting since ... Read more...

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Bulgarian PM gifts puppy to Putin


November 14th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was gifted a puppy by his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov.The Bulgarian Karakachan puppy was given to Putin after the two countries signed ... Read more...

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Kazakhs competing to prove Genghis Khan descent


October 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): As Kazakhstan wakes up to a new prestige post the country's former aristocracy, thousands of Kazakhs are competing to prove their descent from feared warlord Genghis Khan.In the ... Read more...

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Indian Film Festival kicks off in Kazakhstan with fanfare


July 21st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, July 21 (IANS) "Taare Zameen Par", "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" and "Baghban" are among the Bollywood movies that will be screened during a week-long Indian Film Festival that is ... Read more...

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Giant tent that will keep Astana warm in winters


July 4th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, July 4 (IANS) The Kazakhstan government is mulling a new architectural wonder for Astana - a giant transparent tent that will keep this capital city warm even in the harsh winter ... Read more...

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