Egypt to buy 500,000 tonnes of wheat from India, says Egyptian supply minister

Officials say that following procurement of the ongoing local harvest, Egyptian wheat reserves would be sufficient until the end of the year, reports Reuters.


May 15, 2022, 21:36 PM IST

‘Indian farmers are feeding the world’, says Piyush Goyal as Egypt approves India as wheat supplier

Egypt had imported wheat worth about $1.8 billion from Russia and $610.8 million from Ukraine in 2020.

Apr 15, 2022, 12:46 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2022: Sadio Mane's Senegal defeat Mohamed Salah's Egypt to seal tournament's berth

Once again, it was Sadio Mane who scored the decisive kick as Senegal progressed to the World Cup for the third time in their history.

Mar 30, 2022, 17:12 PM IST

India is in final talks to start wheat export to Egypt

India's wheat exports increased to USD 1.74 billion during April-January 2021-22 as against USD 340.17 million in the same period last year.

Mar 19, 2022, 21:40 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan fan from Egypt makes BIG gesture for Indian woman, says 'you are from SRK's country'

An Indian professor Ashwini Deshpande recounted her heartwarming ordeal with an Egyptian travel agent on Twitter.

Jan 03, 2022, 13:26 PM IST

Vidyut Jammwal and Neeraj Chopra bond over passion and hard work

Action star Vidyut Jammwal and Olympic hero Neeraj Chopra recently had a conversation over Instagram Live about what it takes to be a champion, dedication and hard work.

Dec 18, 2021, 19:49 PM IST

Egypt reopens southern tomb of King Djoser after restoration

This is the 4,700-year-old southern tomb of the ancient Egyptian king Djoser. It had been undergoing renovation for fifteen years before the ministry reopened it to the public. The step pyramid was built during the reign of King Djoser (2667-2648 BC) from the Third Dynasty.

Sep 16, 2021, 22:12 PM IST

Egyptian Scientists identify over 40 mn years old fossil of four-legged prehistoric whale

The prehistoric whale, known as semi-aquatic because it lived both on land and sea, sported the features of an accomplished hunter. These features make it stand out among other whale fossils.

Sep 15, 2021, 12:15 PM IST

Gender reveal party at Pyramids Of Giza goes wrong: YouTuber faces legal action

Gender reveal parties are over the top and makes for some cringe content but they are a rage all the same. This Syrian Youtuber has landed in legal trouble for his idea of a gender reveal party, here's what happened. 

Aug 20, 2021, 07:52 AM IST

After being stuck for 106 days, Ever Given container ship leaves Suez Canal

The Ever Given, one of the world`s largest container ships, resumed its journey and left the Suez Canal on Wednesday, 106 days after becoming wedged across a southern section of the waterway for nearly a week and disrupting global trade.

Jul 07, 2021, 23:53 PM IST

The Egyptian entertainment scene receives a massive boost with Rabih Mokbel bringing in global stars

This summer, Rabih Mockbel is organising his most spectacular event ever - an exclusive concert by superstar Jennifer Lopez on Egypt’s North Coast.

May 26, 2021, 12:01 PM IST

Egypt: Eleven dead, 98 injured after train derails near Cairo

Eleven people were killed and 98 injured on Sunday in a train accident in Egypt's Qalioubia province north of Cairo, the health ministry said in a statement.

Apr 19, 2021, 00:15 AM IST

Nearly 100 people injured after train derails in Egypt

The train was heading from Cairo to the Nile Delta city of Mansoura and derailed at 13.54 local time (11:54 GMT), about 40 kilometres north of Cairo, Egyptian National Railways said in a short statement. The cause of the accident is being investigated, it added.

Apr 18, 2021, 23:10 PM IST

Egypt: Suez cargo ship caught in legal dispute fit for onward passage, says technical manager

The Ever Given was declared suitable for onward passage from the Great Bitter Lake to Port Said, where she would be assessed again before departing for Rotterdam, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) said in a statement.

Apr 14, 2021, 21:54 PM IST

Ship will not be allowed to leave: Egypt seeks settlement for Suez Canal blockage

The Suez Canal chief said Tuesday that authorities are negotiating a financial settlement with the owners of a massive vessel that blocked the crucial waterway for nearly a week.

Apr 11, 2021, 21:06 PM IST

Archaeologists discovered 3,000-year-old 'lost golden city' in Egypt

An Egyptian archaeological mission announced the discovery of 3000-year-old "Lost Gold City" (LGC) in the monument-rich city of Luxor.

Apr 09, 2021, 12:55 PM IST

Know about mysterious underground city of Egypt buried under pyramid of Djoser

Djoser was the first or second king of the 3rd dynasty of the Egyptian Old Kingdom. According to historians and experts on Egypt, Djoser started building the pyramid during his rule and appointed Imhotep as its architect.


Apr 05, 2021, 20:40 PM IST

Suez Canal: India chalks out 4 point plan to deal with blockage situation

The Indian government on Saturday (March 27) has chalked out a four-point plan to reopen traffic in the crucial East-West waterway of Suez Canal.

Mar 27, 2021, 14:45 PM IST

Trains collide in Egypt: Over 32 dead, 84 injured, says report

Train collision in Egypt happened after the emergency brakes on one of the trains, which were travelling in the same direction, were triggered by "unknown individuals", the rail authority said.

Mar 26, 2021, 19:34 PM IST

'Beached whale' ship of Japanese firm may block Suez Canal for weeks

The Suez Canal Authority, which operates the waterway, has deployed several tugboats in efforts to refloat the massive vessel, including a specialised suction dredger that is able to shift 2,000 cubic metres of material every hour.

Mar 26, 2021, 14:06 PM IST