Cyprus

Harry Kane hat-trick seals easy victory for Spurs in Cyprus

Harry Kane hat-trick seals easy victory for Spurs in Cyprus

Kane was left unmarked for his first shortly before half-time following a defensive mix-up, with plenty of time to pick his spot with his left foot. 

Sep 27, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
Turkey PM Binali Yildirim warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Turkey PM Binali Yildirim warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Ankara has said it will take measures against Cyprus for engaging in gas and oil exploration around the divided island, arguing it has no jurisdiction to explore for hydrocarbons.

Jul 20, 2017, 15:46 PM IST

53 years later, Australia leaves Cyprus peacekeeping force

Three Australians were killed in the line of duty in what was the country's first policing contribution to a peacekeeping mission.

Jun 17, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

1,530 migrants, refugees died crossing Mediterranean in 2017: United Nations

"This number does not include some 6,000 people who have been rescued over the past 72 hours," said Dujarric. 

May 27, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
Cyprus - A perfect destination for Indian tourists

Cyprus - A perfect destination for Indian tourists

In Greek mythology, Cyprus was the birthplace of Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty and love. So the picturesque island could be a perfect wedding destination for Indians, say authorities here who are chalking out plans to woo them.

May 02, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

India welcomes Cyprus support for NSG bid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed Cyprus' support to India's bid for membership of the 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Apr 29, 2017, 15:46 PM IST

India, Cyprus for decisive action against nations sustaining 'violence factories'

Both sides also signed four pacts, including one for air services and another on cooperation in merchant shipping.

Apr 28, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
Cyprus talks stumble over fate of Turkish troops

Cyprus talks stumble over fate of Turkish troops

Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkish troops invaded in response to an Athens-inspired coup seeking union with Greece.
 

Jan 13, 2017, 20:02 PM IST
Demonetisation, GST rollout will boost economy, make society tax compliant: Arun Jaitley

Demonetisation, GST rollout will boost economy, make society tax compliant: Arun Jaitley

Pinning hope on the reforms brought by his government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that note ban and GST rollout will help make the Indian society more tax compliant.

Jan 11, 2017, 23:55 PM IST

Cyprus talks 'very last chance': EU`s Juncker

Rival Cypriot leaders meeting in Switzerland are facing "the very last chance" to end the four-decades-old division of Cyprus, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday.

Jan 11, 2017, 22:36 PM IST
`Safe haven` Cyprus nets record tourism year

`Safe haven` Cyprus nets record tourism year

The island is seen a safe haven for tourists, with other traditionally popular destinations in the eastern Mediterranean -- including Egypt and Turkey -- having been hit by upheaval in the past few years.

Nov 18, 2016, 09:22 AM IST

Cyprus peace deal `within reach`: UN

A deal to unify Cyprus is within reach, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Monday as he opened talks aimed at resolving one of the world`s longest running political crises. 

Nov 07, 2016, 17:39 PM IST
Cabinet gives nod to revised Indo-Cyprus DTAA

Cabinet gives nod to revised Indo-Cyprus DTAA

In another major step in fight against tax evasion, the Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to the revised DTAA between India and Cyprus that provides for source-based taxation of capital gains on transfer of shares instead of one based on residence.

Aug 24, 2016, 19:17 PM IST

Cypriot leaders discuss relations of reunified state with EU

The leaders of the estranged Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities tackled yet another issue on Tuesday in their quest for a solution reunifying their partitioned island-country.

Jul 13, 2016, 08:53 AM IST
Tax department must trust assessees: Arun Jaitley

Tax department must trust assessees: Arun Jaitley

Making a case for increasing the taxpayer base, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the government's intention is to keep taxation rate "moderate" and emphasised that tax department needs to start trusting the assessees.

Jul 03, 2016, 19:56 PM IST