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Lithuania assumes UN security council`s presidency

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 05:22

Lithuania assumed the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council for February.

EU urges Russia to reconsider pig import ban

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 02:49

Russia banned pork imports from EU member states last week after the African swine fever virus infections were reported.

HC seeks Centre`s assistance on plea against Lithuanian diplomat

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 19:28

Delhi High Court asked Centre to assist it on question of maintainability of suit initiated by man against former Lithuanian ambassador to India claiming diplomat owes him house rent of Rs 47.80 lakh.

Belarus jails two for spying for Lithuania

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 14:22

Belarus said that its main military court had jailed two Belarussians to eight and 10 years for spying for the neighbouring Baltic state of Lithuania.

Russia says preparing to lift Lithuanian dairy ban

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 13:38

Russia is preparing to lift a suspension it imposed on the import of Lithuanian dairy products in October, Russian news agency RIA reported on Tuesday.

US worked with controversial helicopter firms

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 04:58

After almost four years of allegations that two related helicopter companies in Lithuania and Russia were doing substandard work and should be banned from new contracts, the Pentagon continued to give them business, according to interviews and documents.

Lithuania acquits Irishman jailed for Real IRA arms plot

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 19:45

A Lithuanian appeals court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of an Irishman charged with plotting to smuggle arms from the Baltic state to the Real IRA paramilitary group, citing lack of evidence.

Gujarathi, Grover win in World Junior Chess

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 15:30

Indian Grandmasters Vidit Gujarathi and Sahaj Grover maintained a clean slate, defeating Tomas Laurusas of Lithuania and Vyacheslav Lozhnikov of Kazakhstan respectively in the second round of the World Junior Chess Championship here.

Guilty of Russian terror plot, woman walks free

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 07:54

A Lithuanian woman was found guilty of plotting a suicide bomb attack in Russia.

Training for poll officials from abroad

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 22:58

Election officials from 19 nations are participating in 2-week training programme organised by India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management of ECI.

EU offers more funds to dismantle aging n-plants

Last Updated: Saturday, November 24, 2012, 08:28

The European Union (EU) has offered Bulgaria, Slovakia and Lithuania additional funding to dismantle their nuclear power facilities, as per reports.

Athlete barred from Olympics after marrying foreigner

Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 08:58

A leading pentathlete, ranked 19th in the world and who represented Lithuania at the 2008 Beijing Olympics but received Russian citizenship in 2011 after marrying a Russian, has been blocked from competing at London 2012.