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Last updated: Friday, April 28, 2017 6:30:05 PM

L. Subramaniam enthralls in Indo-Egyptian concert
Cairo, April 20 (IANS) A joint recital by Indias foremost violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam and Egyptian harpist Dr. Amira Hamed in a 'Concert for Peace' as part of the 'India by the Nile' cultural fest left the audience here captivated.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 8:48:05 PM

Mali seeks more Indian investment for gold mining, agriculture
Accra, April 18 (IANS) Mali offers good opportunities and prospects for Indian entrepreneurs and investors in the gold mining and food processing space, among others, the Indian Embassy in capital Bamako has said.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 1:24:03 PM

Morocco's Noor: Capturing the sun to bring light
Casablanca, April 17 (IANS) Four years ago, Morocco imported 93 percent of its energy needs. By 2030, it hopes to get 52 per cent from renewables. Just how serious the country is about solar power comes across loud and clear to visitors as soon as one crosses the Mohamed V International Airport here.

Monday, April 17, 2017 2:00:05 PM

Bella Hadid feels calm after skydiving
Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS) Supermodel Bella Hadid got to experience a calmer side of herself when she did skydiving here.

Monday, April 17, 2017 6:56:03 AM

UAE's foundation to launch work on dam in Somalia
Mogadishu, April 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation will launch work on a dam in Somalia's Hargeisa city in the next two days to continue efforts to curb famine in the country.

Friday, April 14, 2017 7:42:05 PM

Egyptian artist's photos of India showcased at Nile fest
Cairo, April 14 (IANS) The people, colourful clothes, streets and touristic sites of India are featured in Egyptian artist Ashraf Talaat's new exhibition that opened here as part of the mega 'India by the Nile' culture fest.

Friday, April 14, 2017 2:22:03 PM

Gayle, Pollard sign up for #T20 Global Destination League
Johannesburg, April 13 (IANS) West Indian power-hitters Chris Gayle and Keiron Pollard, along with England discard Kevin Pietersen are some of the big names to have signed up for the new #T20 Global Destination League in South Africa, set to take place later this year.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 5:48:03 PM

South Africa postpones President's no-confidence vote
Johannesburg, April 13 (IANS) South Africa's parliament has decided to postpone a debate and a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, officials said.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 8:30:03 AM

8 Indians held by Somali pirates freed: Officials
Mogadishu, April 12 (IANS) Somali troops on Wednesday rescued eight Indians who had been taken hostage two days earlier by pirates near the coastal town of Hobyo, officials said.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 6:18:03 PM

Kenya's Kipchoge gearing for marathon under two hours in Italy
Nairobi, April 12 (IANS) Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya is gearing up to his biggest test when he attempts to break the sub-two hours marathon run in a special course in Monza, Italy, in May.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 3:54:03 PM

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