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Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh presidential election

Nazarbayev, who had run the oil-rich former Soviet republic for almost three decades before stepping down in March, and retains sweeping powers, chose the 66-year-old diplomat as his successor.

Jun 09, 2019, 13:22 PM IST

Scotland manager Alex McLeish shrugs off questions about future after Kazakhstan loss

Kazakhstan ranked 117th in the world, sealed a memorable victory in Nursultan with two goals in the first 10 minutes and added another just after halftime to send the Scots crashing to a humiliating defeat.

Mar 22, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

Kazakhstan president appoints Askar Mamin as prime minister

Kazakhstan`s Mazhilis, the lower house of parliament, quickly approved Mamin`s nomination announced earlier in the day.

Feb 25, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

Kazakhstan president dismisses talk of snap election

Kazakhstan is scheduled to hold both presidential and parliamentary elections next year.

Feb 05, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

KAZIND 2018: India, Kazakhstan hold third joint Army exercise - In pics

The exercise which began on September 10 will end on September 23.

Sep 18, 2018, 14:44 PM IST

KAZIND 2018: Indo-Kazakhstan joint military exercise begins, emphasis on better interoperability between forces

The opening ceremony started with a briefing on Army organisation and country presentation by both countries including display of weapons and equipment used by the Kazakhstan Army at sub-unit level.

Sep 12, 2018, 14:49 PM IST

Indian Tigers lose to Astana Arlans as World Series of Boxing (WSB) makes debut on Indian soil

  Indian Tigers put up a spirited challenge before going down 2-3 to Astana Arlans of Kazakhstan in the first-ever World Series of Boxing (WSB) bout in the country on Saturday.

Mar 24, 2018, 21:29 PM IST

Fed Cup: India lose to Kazakhstan, out of contention for World Group playoffs

India lost 1-2 to Kazakhstan in a Pool A tie of the Federation Cup tennis tournament on Thursday. The Indians are now out of contention for a place in the World Group playoffs.

Feb 08, 2018, 21:16 PM IST

Fed Cup: Ankita Raina does it again, tames Yulina Putintseva to keep India alive

Big-hearted Ankita Raina showed nerves of steel as she yet again rose to the occasion for India by taming experienced Yulina Putintseva in a thrilling contest to level the Fed Cup tie against Kazakhstan 1-1 on Thursday.

Feb 08, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Passenger bus catches fire in Kazakhstan's Aktau region, 52 dead

The bus was travelling along a road in Kazakhstan's north-western Aktau region that links the Russian city of Samara to Shymkent.

Jan 19, 2018, 09:51 AM IST

52 killed after bus catches fire in Kazakhstan

At least 55 passengers and two drivers were on board when the bus caught fire. Five people who managed to escape are receiving medical treatment. 

Jan 18, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

Fed Cup: India grouped with tough Kazakhstan, China

The fourth team in Pool A is Hong Kong. Pool B comprises Chinese Taipei, Japan, Thailand and Korea.

Jan 15, 2018, 21:22 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi planning to sweep polls in Russia, Kazakhstan: Smriti Irani after Twitter bot report

"Perhaps @OfficeOfRG planning to sweep polls in Russia, Indonesia & Kazakhstan?" Irani said in a tweet.

Oct 21, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Bots behind rise in Rahul Gandhi's twitter popularity?

Rahul Gandhi's twitter handle 'OfficeofRG' has been the topic of various news outlets recently, citing a rise in retweets as evidence of a resurgence of Rahul Gandhi's interaction on social media. However, a cursory glance at the twitter handles retweeting the Congress Vice President's tweets does throw up some questions...are these automated 'bots' mass retweeting Rahul Gandhi's tweets?

Oct 21, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

Tigers to roar again in Kazakhstan after 70 years

According to the project which is being supported by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the animals will be reintroduced in the Ili-Balkhash region.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Modern apples originated in Kazakhstan: Study

As travellers journeyed east and west along the Silk Road, trading their goods and ideas, they brought with them hitchhiking apple seeds, discarded from the choicest fruit they pulled from wild trees, researchers said.

Aug 16, 2017, 16:02 PM IST

India, China can handle border differences Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar says

In early June, according to the Chinese interpretation of events, Indian guards crossed into China's Donglang region and obstructed work on a road on a plateau adjoining the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim.

Jul 11, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Lack of dialogue between India, China has led to gaps: Indian envoy

The second India-China Think-Tanks Forum was organised by the Indian Council of World Affairs and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).

 

Jun 24, 2017, 19:35 PM IST

Kazakhstan denies it's in talks to send troops to Syria

Kazakhstan is not conducting negotiations on sending peacekeeping troops to Syria and would only despatch troops there under a United Nations mandate.

Jun 23, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Airport in Kazakh capital renamed after President Nursultan Nazarbayev

Astana; The airport in oil-rich Kazakhstan`s capital Astana has been renamed after long-reigning President Nursultan Nazarbayev, state media reported on Wednesday, citing a government resolution th

Jun 21, 2017, 10:52 AM IST