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Falling tree kills 11 at religious festival in Madeira: Media

Emergency services were not immediately available to comment but were expected to give details of the accident at 1530 GMT.

Aug 15, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
PM Modi, President Trump to discuss defence partnership, counter-terrorism

PM Modi, President Trump to discuss defence partnership, counter-terrorism

US has cleared the sale of 22 American-made Guardian surveillance drones for India ahead of Modi's visit. The deal is estimated to be worth $2-3 billion. 

Jun 25, 2017, 00:24 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi visits Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon

PM Narendra Modi visits Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon

The foundation, which represents multiple synergies between India and Portugal, undertakes research in the fields of neuroscience and oncology at the modernistic Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
Diaspora Indians 'real ambassadors' of India in Portugal: PM Narendra Modi

Diaspora Indians 'real ambassadors' of India in Portugal: PM Narendra Modi

"Indians have carried their cultural heritage with them and have always been proud of them," Narendra Modi said addressing the diaspora Indians in Lisbon.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi offers prayers at Radha Krishna temple in Lisbon

PM Narendra Modi offers prayers at Radha Krishna temple in Lisbon

The Hindu-Portuguese community has over 9,000 members, most of them originated from the ex-colonies held by the Portuguese.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 22:53 PM IST

PM Modi launches India-Portugal Intl Startup Hub in Lisbon

"Start-up sphere is an interesting space for cooperation. It is a great means to generate value and wealth for society," Modi said.

Jun 24, 2017, 22:13 PM IST

Modi thanks Lisbon for sharing digital version of 17th century Goa-Portugal letters

Modi, who is here on a brief visit, said that these letters would help researchers in India.

Jun 24, 2017, 22:06 PM IST
Portuguese PM Antonio Costa arranges special 'Gujarati lunch' for PM Narendra Modi

Portuguese PM Antonio Costa arranges special 'Gujarati lunch' for PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Modi in second-leg of his visit will later today depart for The United States of America.

Jun 24, 2017, 20:22 PM IST
Portugal forest fire: Death toll rises to 64, PM Antonio Costa asks emergency services for answers

Portugal forest fire: Death toll rises to 64, PM Antonio Costa asks emergency services for answers

Data from the European Forest Fire Information System showed that an area of more than 30,000 hectares had burned in the past seven days, making it the largest ever fire in Portugal.
 

Jun 20, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Pope to make pilgrimage to Fatima for child saints-to-be

The Virgin is said to have appeared six times in Fatima, north of Lisbon, between May and October 1917 to three impoverished, barely-literate children.

May 10, 2017, 09:19 AM IST
Hero's Welcome: Portugal unleashes national celebrations for Euro 2016 victors

Hero's Welcome: Portugal unleashes national celebrations for Euro 2016 victors

Portugal`s sports press hailed the team with headlines including "Epic", "Eternal" and "Pride of Portugal".

Jul 12, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Baby born to brain-dead mother in Portugal

"The baby boy, weighing 2.35 kilos (five pounds three ounces), was born after 32 weeks without complications and by Cesarean section," announced the Lisbon hospital that carried out the procedure.

Jun 08, 2016, 04:39 AM IST

Portugal votes in key presidential ballot

 Portuguese voters were electing a new president on Sunday in a ballot being closely watched in Brussels as the country recovers from a 78-billion-euro ($85-billion) bailout.

Jan 25, 2016, 00:49 AM IST

Portugal's ruling centre-right wins austerity-test election

Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho's "Portugal Ahead" coalition was on 39.16 per cent of the vote, according to results from more than three-quarters of constituencies, with the opposition Socialists of former Lisbon mayor Antonio Costa trailing by more than seven points yesterday.

Oct 05, 2015, 04:54 AM IST
Portugal football team observes minute of silence for migrants

Portugal football team observes minute of silence for migrants

The Portuguese national football team, led by star player Cristiano Ronaldo, observed a minute of silence on Thursday for migrants in Europe, one day after pictures of a drowned Syrian toddler sparked horror at the growing crisis.

Sep 03, 2015, 19:30 PM IST
Serbia can stop Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal, says Branislav Ivanovic

Serbia can stop Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal, says Branislav Ivanovic

Portugal have one of the world`s top players in Cristiano Ronaldo but Serbia are good enough to contain him in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Lisbon on Sunday, the Balkan nation’s captain Branislav Ivanovic said.

Mar 27, 2015, 19:36 PM IST
Inter Milan visit revives memories of Celtic`s night of glory

Inter Milan visit revives memories of Celtic`s night of glory

Memories of the greatest moment in Celtic`s history will be evoked when they host Inter Milan in the first leg of their last 32 Europa League tie on Thursday.

Feb 18, 2015, 15:14 PM IST
Lisbon derby regains its relevance at last

Lisbon derby regains its relevance at last

 On Sunday evening the busy streets of Lisbon will fall silent as, for the first time in several seasons, the two giants of the capital meet on almost level terms once again.

Feb 05, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

Portugal to repay IMF bailout loans early

Portugal will be able to repay IMF bailout loans early after regaining access to financial markets, Finance Minister Maria Luis Albuquerque announced on Wednesday.

Jan 22, 2015, 01:13 AM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo named Portugal`s player of the century

Cristiano Ronaldo named Portugal`s player of the century

Triple Ballon d`Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo was hailed as Portugal`s player of the century at a gala to celebrate the 100th anniversary of their football federation on Wednesday.

Jan 15, 2015, 18:30 PM IST