Today : Tuesday - Jul 29, 2014, 02:00am (GMT+5.5)
All News  
Top News
National News
International News
Business News
Sports News
   » Cricket
   » Football
Entertainment News
Sci - Tech
Politics News
Health & Fitness
Education
Travel
Lifestyle
Gulf News
Featured
 
::| Latest News
News in Pictures

Seemingly unfazed at being ousted from the Asian Athletics Association, scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi on Monday said losing the presidential re-election bid to Qatar’s Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad has actually given him a chance to work at the “grassroots” level.
“I have no issues today and I congratulate Mr Al-Hamad for being elected as President. I am rather relieved that I will be able to work at the grassroots level in athletics,” Mr. Kalmadi said after losing the vote during the ongoing AAA Congress in Pune.

International News
 

Xi to embark on four-nation tour

Monday - Mar 18, 2013, 04:33pm (GMT+5.5)
[+] Text [-]

Beijing - Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Russia, Tanzania, South Africa and the Republic of Congo March 22-30.

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Qin Gang made the announcement in Beijing Monday.

Xi is making the visit at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, South African President Jacob Zuma and President of the Republic of Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso, reported Xinhua.

Xi will also attend the fifth leaders' summit of BRICS countries, to be held from March 26 to 27 in Durban, South Africa.

BRICS is an economic bloc representing five of the world's leading emerging economies, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.





|

Rating (Votes: )   

blog comments powered by Disqus


Related Articles:
» US spying, immigration dominate EU summit
» EU summit kicks off amid US spying allegations
» Obama says 'no' to Sharif on Kashmir, nuclear parity
» Merkel's calls spied on by US: Berlin
» India raises stapled visa issue with China
» Italy, US discuss Syria, Middle East
» India-Bangladesh extradition treaty takes effect
» Manmohan Singh outlines seven principles of engagement for better ties with China
» China allays fears over Brahmaputra dam
» India, China determined to inject new dynamism into economic ties: PM
» India, China sign border cooperation agreement
» Border issue with China will take time to resolve: PM
» US to discuss spy row with France: Kerry
» Chopped Deodar tree puts spotlight on Roerich memorial
» India will never forget Russia's friendship: PM
» Sharif looks forward to talks with Obama
» Manmohan Singh to go sightseeing in Beijing
» John Kerry says relationship with Pakistan 'couldn't be more important'
» India, China strategic cooperation must for changing world
» Russian lawyers vet Kudankulam insurance package
» US rejects Sharif's call to get involved on Kashmir
» China, Unesco to strengthen cooperation
» Nawaz Sharif meets US Secretary of State John Kerry
» Saudi Arabia rejects UN seat
» US may use Romanian airbase for 2014 Afghan pullout


Other Articles:
Housing prices rise in more Chinese cities (18th Mar, 2013)
Military vows support for `Chinese dream' (18th Mar, 2013)
New leaders vow to achieve fairer country 'Chinese dream' (18th Mar, 2013)
GOP chairman says ‘lousy job of branding and ridiculous’ number of debates led to 2012 loss (18th Mar, 2013)
WSJ employees faced probe for 'bribing Chinese officials' (18th Mar, 2013)
Taiwan to produce 50 missiles to target China (18th Mar, 2013)
Julia Gillard ‘facing landslide loss’ to popular Abbott-led coalition in new poll (18th Mar, 2013)
US lawmaker uncertain about N Korean leader’s ‘stability’ (18th Mar, 2013)
Afghan police kill 12 Taliban fighters (18th Mar, 2013)
Tough economic sanctions failing to change nuclear behavior of Iran, says US (18th Mar, 2013)
'Pakistan govt's inaction emboldens extremists targeting minorities' (18th Mar, 2013)
Indians won’t need to fill up landing forms on arrival in India (18th Mar, 2013)
Pakistan seeks UN ban on drone strikes against sovereign countries (18th Mar, 2013)
Iran's newly-launched destroyer in Caspian Sea "to guarantee security": President (18th Mar, 2013)
Malaysian aiming to become youngest pilot to fly around world in 50 days (18th Mar, 2013)
Oz govt puts Syrian group fighting Assad regime on terrorism list (18th Mar, 2013)
Duchess Kate hoping for baby boy (18th Mar, 2013)
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood rejects 'anti-Islam' UN charter on women (18th Mar, 2013)
Myanmar simplifies procedures for obtaining passport (18th Mar, 2013)
'Pak Army has no reservations over dialogue with Taliban' (18th Mar, 2013)
British Raj officer killed in 1858 `smokes` cigarettes left at his tomb in Lucknow (18th Mar, 2013)
Kate Middleton `prepared for sleepless nights` of parenthood (18th Mar, 2013)
Syria's pro-Assad hackers target Human Rights Watch Web site, Twitter account (18th Mar, 2013)
Prince William appointed `personal aide de camp` to the Queen (18th Mar, 2013)
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang rejects US hacking claims (18th Mar, 2013)




Contact Us | Advertise with Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use