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Uzbekistan bans foreign military bases on its territory


August 31st, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Aug 30 (IANS) Uzbekistan's parliament voted Thursday to ban foreign military bases on its territory, reported Xinhua.The members of the Senate, parliament's upper house, approved a foreign policy bill ... Read more...

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Uzbekistan bans foreign military bases


August 30th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan will not host any foreign military bases on its soil, Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said Thursday."There will be no foreign military bases or (military) ... Read more...

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US has no plan for military base in Uzbekistan


August 18th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) US Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake has said his country has no plans to set up a military base in Uzbekistan, following media speculation that ... Read more...

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Uzbekistan suspends mobile, internet, SMSes for exams


August 1st, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan's mobile operators were ordered to cut off mobile internet, text message and MMS services for five hours for all subscribers while applicants undertook university ... Read more...

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India’s sole judoka out of Olympics


July 31st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's sole judoka Garima Chaudhary was knocked out of the 2012 London Olympics after she lost to Japanese Yoshie Ueno in the opening round of the ... Read more...

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Small town girl looks to achieve big in London (With Image)


July 11th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Little known Garima Chaudhary from Meerut, the sole judoka representing India at the London Olympics, feels winning a gold medal is not a far-fetched ... Read more...

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Uzbek gang held for rape, murder of 14 women


May 31st, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Tashkent, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of a criminal gang in Uzbekistan have been arrested on suspicion of raping and murdering 14 women in the capital Tashkent, an interior ministry ... Read more...

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India to pitch for larger role at SCO summit


May 27th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India will pitch for a greater role in the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and an expanded partnership with it in stabilising Afghanistan when External ... Read more...

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Where’s bachelor party? On foreign shores, say desi boys (Feature)


April 25th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Who doesn't want some fun before entering wedlock? Traditional pre-wedding sangeet and mehndi celebrations notwithstanding, young Indian bridegrooms, inspired by movies like "Hangover" and ... Read more...

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Services promise jobs to footballers


March 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Monday received a boost after the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) promised to offer jobs to footballers recommended by ... 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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Indian Army chief to visit Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan


November 15th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Looking to further India's military relations, Army chief General Vijay Kumar Singh will go on a six-day visit to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan beginning Wednesday, an ... Read more...

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AIFF announces cash prize for under-16 team, staff


October 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Friday announced a cash prize of Rs.25,000 each for the U-16 boys and the support staff after the team ... Read more...

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AFC U-16: India outplay Tajikistan to qualify for final phase


October 7th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian boys trounced Tajikistan 4-1 in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-16 football qualifiers to make the final phase of the competition.With the win, India booked ... Read more...

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India thrashed by Uzbekistan in AFC U-16 qualifier


October 5th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian boys got a 0-9 hammering by hosts Uzbekistan in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-16 qualifiers here Wednesday.A spell of five minutes midway in the ... Read more...

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13 dead, 86 hurt in Uzbekistan earthquake


July 20th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, July 20 (IANS) At least 13 people died and 86 were injured in Uzbekistan after an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border area overnight ... Read more...

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US concerned over Uzbek decision to close rights watchdog


June 15th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has expressed concern over the Uzbek Supreme Court's ruling to close the Human Rights Watch (HRW) office in Uzbekistan."The United States is concerned ... Read more...

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Wrestler Anil Kumar wins silver in Asian Championship


May 22nd, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India's Anil Kumar Sunday won a silver in the 60-kg Greco-Roman style in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship at Tashkent.Anil lost to Almat Kebispayev of ... Read more...

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Rivaldo seeks Uzbek dictator’s popstar daughter’s help over battle with former club


April 16th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tashkent, Apr 16 (ANI): Gulnara Karimova, the pop star daughter of Uzbekistan's dictator who is also the country's ambassador to Spain, has been caught up in a 14 million pounds battle between ... Read more...

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Manmohan invites Zardari, Gilani for cricket — and peace (Intro Roundup)


March 25th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) In a replay of cricket diplomacy that could help resume their stalled peace process, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday invited Pakistani leaders Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Pakistan to sign extradition treaty with Uzbekistan


March 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Tashkent, Mar 25(ANI): Pakistan is reportedly going to sign an extradition treaty with Uzbekistan as it faces security threats from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, whose militants are most ... Read more...

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A PM who paid when sons used official car


February 9th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) At a time when Indian politicians make news for corruption and misuse of power comes a book on Lal Bahadur Shastri, the country's second prime minister who ... Read more...

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‘Russia can help resolve Kashmir dispute only on India, Pak’s request: Andrey Demidov


October 31st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 31 (ANI): Russia can play a role in resolving the Kashmir dispute only if India and Pakistan make such a request, Consul General of the Russian Federation in Pakistan, Andrey ... Read more...

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Allahabad celebrates birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Virendra PathakAllahabad, Oct. 2 (ANI): People paid homage to nation's former Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, on his 106th birth anniversary here on Saturday.Students dressed as soldiers and sang patriotic songs ... Read more...

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ITBP’s Kalpana creates history with a bronze medal in Judo World Cup


September 26th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.26 (ANI): Kalpana Devi of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has created history by winning bronze medal in the World Cup (women) Judo-2010 by defeating Nazaraova Shokhida of Uzbekistan in Tashkent. ... Read more...

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UAE charity distributes aid to Uzbek refugees


June 21st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, June 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has distributed humanitarian aid to Uzbek refugees at the relief camps on the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan border. Food, medicine and blankets were provided, and efforts ... Read more...

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Iran skips Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit


June 11th, 2010 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Tashkent, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has rejected the invitation to attend the the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit beginning here Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose country ... Read more...

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India has right to join SCO, not Pakistan: Russian envoy (Interview)


June 9th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) As the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a grouping involving Eurasian countries, begins its 10th annual summit in Tashkent, Russian ambassador Alexander M. Kadakin says ... Read more...

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Holbrooke cancel Pak visit as Zardari, Qureshi not in town


June 8th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Office on Tuesday confirmed that U.S. Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, would not be visiting Islamabad for talks with the Pakistani leadership.Holbrooke ... Read more...

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Krishna to go to Tashkent, India may join SCO


June 5th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Tashkent next week to attend the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit amid speculation that India could be inducted ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks full membership of Shanghai group


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Pakistan desires to have a full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) so that it can actively participate in the group's activities in the region, President Asif ... Read more...

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Putin’s alleged mistress, his love child ‘vanish’


February 8th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) Alina Kabaeva, Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin's girlfriend and mother of his alleged love child born last year, has suddenly vanished, say reports. A former gymnastics champion, Kabaeva ... Read more...

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‘Zardari is a luckless president of a luckless country’


January 2nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 2 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has been unfairly criticised by media and people of Pakistan despite the fact that his wrongdoings have not come close to any of ... Read more...

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Vladimir Putin’s ‘girlfriend’ gives birth to his first son


December 16th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 16 (ANI): Vladimir Putin's alleged girlfriend Alina Kabaeva has given birth to a baby boy, whom sources claim to be the Russian Prime Minister's first son.Kabaeva, the gorgeous, 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Bopanna, Lu beaten in Tashkent Challenger


October 15th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Oct 15 (IANS) The Indian challenge at the $125,000 Tashkent ATP Challenger series ended Thursday with second seeds Rohan Bopanna and Hsun Yen Lu going down to the local pair ... Read more...

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