34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremists: UN chief

Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as of mid-December and that number will only grow in 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report.

Taliban disconnects Uzbekistan's electricity to Kabul

Taliban disconnects Uzbekistan's electricity to Kabul

The Taliban has hit back by cutting off imported power from Uzbekistan to Kabul after the intensification of military operations by Government forces against the insurgent group in the Baghlan province.

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.

Japan, Uzbekistan sign deals worth more than $8.5 billion

Japan and Uzbekistan signed deals worth more than $8.5 billion on Sunday, including investment to explore new hydrocarbon reserves in the central Asian nation, Uzbek President Islam Karimov said after meeting visiting JapanesePrime Minister Shinzo Abe. 

Shweta Rathore wins silver in Asian bodybuilding champ'ship

 Shweta Rathore became the first Indian female bodybuilder to win a silver medal in the 49th Asian championship, recently held in Uzbekistan.

Watch: Teenagers in Delhi rescue foreigner under attack

As per a report, a group of teenagers, who fondly call themselves the 'Malviya Nagar Maniacs' recently chased a man who was after an Uzbek national and saved her life in South Delhi.

PM Modi greets Uzbekistan on Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended Independence Day greetings to the people of Uzbekistan.

Central Asian glaciers thaw fast in threat to hydro power, farms

Mountain glaciers in Central Asia have shrunk four times faster than the world average, threatening river flows vital for agriculture and hydro power from Uzbekistan to western China, scientists said on Monday.

Uzbek who threatened Obama pleads guilty in NY

A 25-year-old Uzbek resident of New York pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiring to provide material support for the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria, prosecutors said.

Delhi hospital restores mobility to 130-kg Uzbek woman

An accident four years back left Kavlaynova Oygul, from Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent, with a broken thigh bone that refused to heal despite several medical interventions. Already 130 kg and unable to walk all these years, the 34-year-old woman developed more complications due to morbid obesity.

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 Modi pitches for expanding scale of cooperation with Tajikistan

PM Modi pitches for expanding scale of cooperation with Tajikistan

On the last leg of his eight-day six-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong pitch for taking India's ties with Tajikistan to newer heights in diverse areas.

China welcomes Pakistan's entry into SCO

 Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Friday that Beijing welcomed Pakistan`s upcoming entry into the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

PM Modi arrives in Russia to attend BRICS, SCO summits

PM Modi arrives in Russia to attend BRICS, SCO summits

After visiting two Central Asian countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Wednesday on a three-day trip during which he will attend the BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summits.

PM Modi meets his Kazakh counterpart, holds talks on bilateral ties

PM Modi meets his Kazakh counterpart, holds talks on bilateral ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held talks with his Kazakhstan counterpart Karim Massimov after his arrival here on the second leg of his Central Asian tour.

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Indian movies very popular in Uzbekistan: PM Modi

Indian movies very popular in Uzbekistan: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Indian movies, language and music were extremely popular in Uzbekistan.

PM Modi pays tribute to Lal Bahadur Shastri in Tashkent

PM Modi pays tribute to Lal Bahadur Shastri in Tashkent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri in Tashkent.

India, Uzbekistan will cultivate a great relationship: PM Narendra Modi

India, Uzbekistan will cultivate a great relationship: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with Indologists and scholars in Tashkent, during his official visit to Uzbekistan.

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