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UAE centre to translate varsity works into Arabic
Abu Dhabi, March 27 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has launched a centre to translate academic programmes of world-renowned universities into Arabic for the interest of Arab students and teachers.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:14:03 AM

China miles ahead but Africa still lucrative: India Inc
Durban, March 26 (IANS) Admitting rather candidly that it has missed the bus to Africa and China was miles ahead, India Inc still sees much scope for doing business with this vast continent, especially in food, infrastructure, healthcare, pharma, minerals and technology.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 8:36:04 PM

French regret killing of two Indians in Africa (Roundup)
Durban/New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) France has expressed regret over the killing of two Indians by its troops in the Central African Republic, where a rebel leader seized power during the weekend, and has ordered an inquiry.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 7:18:11 PM

BRICS finance ministers agree on bank
Durban, March 26 (IANS) Finance ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have agreed on a BRICS bank on the lines of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that will address the development needs of emerging and poor economies.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 6:32:05 PM

BRICS urged to help Syrian civilians
Johannesburg, March 26 (IANS) The BRICS countries should call for an end to indiscriminate attacks on civilians and civilian areas in Syria, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 6:24:03 PM

South Africa can play role in India's infrastructure: Sharma
Durban, March 26 (IANS) South African companies can play a major role in India's plans to pump $1 trillion over the next five years in infrastructure development, almost half of which is envisaged by the private sector, including firms from overseas, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has said.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 4:52:07 PM

Place that transformed Gandhi into 'Mahatma' (Durban Diary)
Durban, March 26 (IANS) India sent Gandhi to South Africa and South Africa sent back to India a Mahatma. This is often quoted by South Africans to reflect the strong bonding the two nations share. And the place that transformed Gandhi into India' Father of the Nation is not far from this city.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 4:27:04 PM

French regret killing two Indians in Africa
Durban, March 26 (IANS) France has expressed regret over the killing of two Indians by its troops in the Central African Republic, where a rebel leader seized power during the weekend.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 3:20:08 PM

BRICS gives South Africa chance for nation-building
Johannesburg, March 26 (IANS) The BRICS mechanism provides an opportunity for South Africa to learn from other members in nation-building and for the whole Africa to stimulate economic growth, says a business executive.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 1:46:14 PM

Africa is focus at 5th BRICS Summit
Durban, March 26 (IANS) As leaders from the five BRICS nations, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and a host of invitees, gather here for the BRICS Summit March 26-27, Africa will be the focus at the 5th edition.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 11:08:06 AM

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