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Cop charged with raping Uzbekistan national: Victim refused to accompany probe team to Pune, say police

October 15, 2019 7:34 am

Woman has alleged that accused inspector also killed two persons at Pune farmhouse.

Uzbekistan govt to issue postage stamp on Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary

October 01, 2019 8:43 pm

The postage stamp, made in the form of a postal block, has "150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi" inscribed on the block in Uzbek and English.

Uzbekistan weightlifter Ruslan Nurudinov found guilty of doping, disqualified from London Olympics

May 27, 2019 8:53 pm

Nurudinov finished fourth in the 105-kg category in London and went on to win gold at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics four years later.

Swaraj on 2-day visit to Uzbekistan; to attend first India-Central Asia Dialogue

January 12, 2019 6:57 pm

The Foreign Minister of Afghanistan will also participate in the dialogue as a special invitee for the session dedicated to connectivity issues in the region, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

India, Uzbekistan to deepen defence, counter-terrorism ties

October 02, 2018 4:48 am

The two sides agreed to hold joint military training exercise in the area of counter-terrorism, cooperate in the field of military education and military medicine, set up Joint Working Group to support and sustain enhanced, mutually-beneficial defence-related activities.

International delegates to embark on ‘Gandhi trail’

September 30, 2018 4:49 am

Among those visiting the state include deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Sukhrob Kholmuradov and ministers from 46 other countries. They will visit Punsari village, Dandi Kutir and Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, and Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad

Uzbekistan: Imam sacked after urging president to lift ban on hijabs, beards

September 10, 2018 3:07 pm

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who came to power in 2016, has relaxed restrictions on religious freedoms as part of his campaign of liberal economic and political reforms. But his government stopped short of lifting a decades-long ban on religious clothes and attributes.

Suppressed at home, some Uzbeks turn to militant Islam abroad

November 02, 2017 12:03 pm

Saipov's was at least the fourth deadly attack abroad by an Uzbek national or ethnic Uzbek this year, and his actions have highlighted the outsized influence the Central Asian state of 32 million people has had on global jihad in recent months.

Uzbekistan jails ex-president's daughter Gulnara Karimova

July 28, 2017 2:54 pm

In a statement, the organised crime unit of the Prosecutor-General's Office said she was a member of an organised criminal group that controlled assets worth more than USD 1.3 billion in 12 countries. It said these included London properties worth 22.9 million pounds (USD 29.95 million) and hotels in Dubai worth USD 67.4 million.

Uzbekistan has first election since Soviet-era ruler's death

December 04, 2016 7:20 am

Under authoritarian leader Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan's relations with its ex-Soviet neighbors were strained by disputes over water, energy and other issues.


Jet set go! PM Narendra Modi embarks on six-nation tour

July 07, 2015 11:57 am

Apart from visiting 5 central Asian nations, PM Modi will be flying down to Moscow for the BRICS summit.