Vice President Hamid Ansari arrives in Turkmenistan to attend TAPI event

The Vice President will also participate in events marking the 20th anniversary of Turkmenistan's status of permanent neutrality.

John Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia

John Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia

The Central Asian economy has already taken a hit from falling oil prices and the knock-on effect of international sanctions against their former Soviet master Russia.

Indian football team stuck in Ashgabat due to bad weather

Indian football team stuck in Ashgabat due to bad weather

The Indian senior national football team got stranded in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan because of bad weather.

Indian football team practices ahead of World Cup qualifier

Indian football team practices ahead of World Cup qualifier

The Indian football team had their first practice session here on Tuesday evening. The second practice session, the official one a day prior to the match, is slated for Wednesday.

Turkmenistan clash crucial for India: Sunil Chhetri

Turkmenistan clash crucial for India: Sunil Chhetri

Following three consecutive defeats in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri believes the coming away match against Turkmenistan on October 8 will be crucial -- if India has to bag at least a point.

Another Games, another Chinese city: Sole bidder Hangzhou awarded 2022 Asiad

Another Games, another Chinese city: Sole bidder Hangzhou awarded 2022 Asiad

The Chinese city of Hangzhou was on Wednesday awarded the 2022 Asian Games, organisers and the official Xinhua news agency said, as Beijing seeks more international sporting events on its soil.

Secretive Turkmenistan`s Silk Road heritage kept under wraps

The towering minaret and mausoleums of Konye-Urgench in isolated Turkmenistan cut striking forms against the desert sky, yet few foreign visitors make it to a site once at the centre of the Islamic world.

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Tajikistan

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Tajikistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived Sunday evening in the Tajikistan capital, on the final leg of his Central Asia tour.

Kyrgyzstan a key part in India's Central Asia vision: PM Modi

Kyrgyzstan a key part in India's Central Asia vision: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, making his penultimate stop in Kyrgyzstan as part of his tour of Central Asian countries, said on Sunday that his visit demonstrated the importance that India attached to new level of relationship.

India, Kyrgyzstan strengthen defence ties: As it happened

India, Kyrgyzstan strengthen defence ties: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to the martyrs in Kyrgyzstan by laying wreath at the Victory Monument in Bishkek.

After Turkmenistan, PM Modi leaves for Kyrgyzstan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left Turkmenistan for Kyrgyzstan, the penultimate stop of his Central Asian tour.

Terror, climate change biggest problems for world: PM ​Modi in Turkmenistan

Terror, climate change biggest problems for world: PM ​Modi in Turkmenistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday termed terrorism and climate change as the biggest problems faced by the world saying the solutions to these can be found in Mahatma Gandhi's life and ideals.

PM Modi unveils bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Ashgabat

PM Modi unveils bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Ashgabat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Ashgabat on Saturday.

PM Modi gifts Turkmen president handcrafted horse saddle

PM Modi gifts Turkmen president handcrafted horse saddle

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday presented a specially handcrafted horse saddle to Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, known to be passionate about horses.

India, Turkmenistan back stronger energy ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a visit to Turkmenistan on Saturday backed stronger energy ties with the gas-rich ex-Soviet state.

PM Modi for early operation of TAPI; India, Turkmenistan ink 7 pacts

PM Modi for early operation of TAPI; India, Turkmenistan ink 7 pacts

The TAPI gas project is an over 1,800-km pipeline with design capacity to supply 3.2 billion cubic feet of natural gas per annum from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

India, Turkmenistan sign seven agreements

Following delegation talks on Saturday, India and Turkmenistan signed seven agreements for enhancing cooperation among the two nations.

Connectivity key aspect of India-Turkmenistan ties: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that connectivity is a key aspect of the relationship between India and the Central Asian republic of Turkmenistan.

India, Turkmenistan have common purpose in combating terror: PM Modi

India, Turkmenistan have common purpose in combating terror: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow on Saturday issued a joint statement in Ashgabat, stressing on bilateral relations between the two nations.

PM Modi accorded ceremonial welcome in Turkmenistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday accorded a ceremonial welcome in Turkmenistan, where he arrived yesterday on the fourth leg of his Central Asian tour.