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United States edge Belarus to claim 18th Fed Cup

United States edge Belarus to claim 18th Fed Cup

The United States claimed their first Fed Cup title for 17 years as Shelby Rogers and CoCo Vandeweghe beat Belarus pair Aryna Sabalenka and Aliaksandra Sasnovich in a deciding doubles rubber in the final on Sunday.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
USA hope to end 17-year wait since last Fed Cup title

USA hope to end 17-year wait since last Fed Cup title

The United States aim to end their longest Fed Cup title drought when they meet a Belarus team missing former world number one and two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka in this weekend's final.

Nov 09, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
Victoria Azarenka to miss Belarus' Fed Cup final with USA

Victoria Azarenka to miss Belarus' Fed Cup final with USA

The two-time Australian Open winner has been locked in a custody battle over her baby son.

Nov 02, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

Russia launches war games on NATO`s eastern flank

Moscow says the drills will involve 12,700 troops, 70 aircraft, 250 tanks and 10 battleships testing their firepower against an imaginary foe close to borders with Poland and the Baltic States.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
India, Belarus sign 10 pacts to expand cooperation

India, Belarus sign 10 pacts to expand cooperation

The prime minister said he and President Lukashenko reviewed the "architecture" of India-Belarus partnership and exchanged ideas to expand it.

Sep 12, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi holds talks with Belarus Prez Lukashenko

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held extensive talks with Belarus President AG Lukashenko to ramp up bilateral engagement in various areas, including defence, trade and investment.

Sep 12, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

NATO and Russia military chiefs to meet ahead of war games

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that he saw no "imminent threat", but that the alliance would "monitor the activity closely".

Sep 07, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

First direct London-China train completes 12,000 km run

The first freight train to link China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000-kilometres.

Apr 29, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
USA stun Czech Republic to set up Fed Cup final with Belarus

USA stun Czech Republic to set up Fed Cup final with Belarus

The US has an overall 150-38 record in the Fed Cup, which started in 1963, and a 42-8 match record in home ties.

Apr 24, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
Indian women's team completes Hockey Test series whitewash against Belarus

Indian women's team completes Hockey Test series whitewash against Belarus

The first quarter went on to be an eventful one for the Indian team, as Gurjit Kaur successfully converted a penalty corner in the 15th minute to take her side 2-0 up against Belarus.

Mar 08, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Asian champions India thrash Belarus 5-1 in women's Hockey Test

Asian champions India thrash Belarus 5-1 in women's Hockey Test

It was captain Deep Grace Ekka (57`) and Gurjit Kaur (60`) who came up with a fine penalty corner conversion to help India beat Belarus by a 5-1 margin.

Mar 03, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
Rio Controversy: Belarus delegate banned after carrying Russian flag at Paralympic opening ceremony

Rio Controversy: Belarus delegate banned after carrying Russian flag at Paralympic opening ceremony

The man, identified by Russian media as Andrei Fomochkin, was hailed as a hero by both Russian and Belarusian officials.

Sep 08, 2016, 22:01 PM IST

Pakistani official visiting Belarus, Kazakhstan over NSG membership

A top Pakistani official on Tuesday began a five-day visit to Belarus and Kazakhstan for their support for Islamabad's membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), officials said.

Aug 23, 2016, 15:22 PM IST
Rio Olympics: Weightlifting body to ban Russia, Kazakhs, Belarus over doping

Rio Olympics: Weightlifting body to ban Russia, Kazakhs, Belarus over doping

Weightlifting has long been afflicted by doping scandals and the IWF has undertaken a major crackdown on athletes using performance-enhancing drugs, often from former Soviet Union or Eastern Bloc countries.

Aug 17, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi meets Belarus, Tajikistan leaders in Tashkent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral talks with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit here.

Jun 24, 2016, 16:18 PM IST

VK Singh to represent India at SCO meeting in China; Pakistan PM Sharif will also attend

Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh will represent India at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting in China next week which will also be attended by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Dec 12, 2015, 14:47 PM IST
European Union, US temporarily ease some sanctions on Belarus

European Union, US temporarily ease some sanctions on Belarus

The European Union (EU) and United States said on Thursday they would temporarily ease some sanctions on Belarus after its release of political prisoners and what some regard as an easing of repression in the close Russian ally.

Oct 30, 2015, 10:45 AM IST

Turnout at 86.75% in Belarus presidential poll: EC

The turnout yesterday was highest in the northern Vitebsk region where 91 per cent of voters cast their ballots, and topped 90 per cent in two other regions.

Oct 12, 2015, 06:06 AM IST

Belarus votes as Lukashenko aims to extend 21-year rule

Belarus on Sunday kicked-off its fifth presidential election in 21 years since it gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.

Oct 11, 2015, 15:20 PM IST
Varsha Sanjeev in U-21 world snooker semis

Varsha Sanjeev in U-21 world snooker semis

India's Varsha Sanjeev entered the women's semi-final with a 4-1 win over Anastasiya Trunina of Belarus in the IBSF World Under-21 snooker championship here on Friday.

Jul 24, 2015, 23:44 PM IST