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New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar at Parliament House complex during ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi, Tuesday, March 23, 2021. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav) (PTI03_23_2021_000053A)(PTI)

S Jaishankar to attend Heart of Asia conference in Tajikistan today

ANI | , Dushanbe
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 09:51 AM IST
Jaishankar will attend the conference at the joint invitation of his counterparts from Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
Representational image.(File)
Representational image.(File)

Coronavirus outlier Tajikistan suspends domestic football

Dushanbe | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 04:23 PM IST
Tajikistan’s authoritarian government insists there are no coronavirus cases in the country, despite reports of several suspicious deaths. Authorities on Saturday also ruled to shutter schools for two weeks and block grain exports.
File image of an empty stadium in Italy.(Reuters)
File image of an empty stadium in Italy.(Reuters)

With no sports, fantasy gaming takes a hit

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 11:25 PM IST
Now, with almost all sports cancelled, fantasy gamers have tougher calls to make—who to pick and who to drop from their team in the SBL?
File image of Indian football team in action during a training session.(AIFF)
File image of Indian football team in action during a training session.(AIFF)

Coronavirus Outbreak: India-Tajikistan friendly likely to be postponed

Kolkata | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 12:41 PM IST
The number of global coronavirus cases have reached more than 90,0000 with over 3,000 deaths reported across the world so far.
General view of match action.(REUTERS)
General view of match action.(REUTERS)

COVID-19: India U-16 football team’s Tajikistan tour cancelled

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 06:53 PM IST
The U-16 boys, currently the U-15 SAFF Champions, were slated to depart to play two friendlies against Tajikistan U-16 national team on March 5. Tajikistan are the current runners-up of the AFC U-16 Championship.
Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri with Coach Igor Stimac.(PTI)
Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri with Coach Igor Stimac.(PTI)

Defence worry for Igor Stimac against Afghanistan

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 11:56 PM IST
The absence of Anas Edathodika, who left for home in Kerala early on Wednesday following his mother’s death, further depletes Stimac’s options in central defence which is already missing Sandesh Jhingan.
India face Syria in last league match of Intercontinental Cup(@IndianFootball)
India face Syria in last league match of Intercontinental Cup(@IndianFootball)

Out of reckoning for berth in final, India face Syria in last league match of Intercontinental Cup

Ahmedabad | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2019 12:05 PM IST
After North Korea beat Tajikistan 1-0 on Monday, the match between India and Syria on Tuesday has been rendered inconsequential as far as the home side is concerned.
Players of Indian team celebrate first goal against Tajikistan (In Red) during the Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019 match in Ahmedabad.(PTI)
Players of Indian team celebrate first goal against Tajikistan (In Red) during the Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019 match in Ahmedabad.(PTI)

Intercontinental Cup: Faced problems in defense, says Indian coach Igor Stimac

Ahmedabad | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 05:03 PM IST
Blue Tigers, after gaining a 2-0 lead in the half-time, conceded four goals in the second half of the game to lose the match to Tajikistan.
India lost to Tajikistan in their Intercontinental Cup encounter.(Twitter)
India lost to Tajikistan in their Intercontinental Cup encounter.(Twitter)

India suffer 2-4 defeat against Tajikistan in Intercontinental Cup opener

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 11:48 PM IST
Chhetri struck in the fourth and 41st minutes to give India a 2-0 lead at half time but the home side’s inexperienced defence committed mistakes galore to let in four goals in the second half and cancel out the talismanic captain’s fine efforts.
In Afghanistan, Jaishankar said, India will continue to back a national peace and reconciliation process that is ‘Afghan-led and Afghan-owned’.(HT Photo)
In Afghanistan, Jaishankar said, India will continue to back a national peace and reconciliation process that is ‘Afghan-led and Afghan-owned’.(HT Photo)

Terror gravest threat to Asia: S Jaishankar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 09:49 PM IST
Addressing the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Summit in the Tajikistan capital of Dushanbe, he said many of the 26 member states of the grouping were victims of terrorism.
Indian football team will face Tajikistan in Intercontinental Cup.(AIFF)
Indian football team will face Tajikistan in Intercontinental Cup.(AIFF)

Indian football team to take on Tajikistan in Intercontinental Cup opener

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 05:57 PM IST
After facing Tajikistan on July 5, India will meet North Korea on July 13, followed by their match against Syria on July 16. The top two teams from the round robin stage will qualify for the final that is scheduled on July 18.
India's forward Sunil Chhetri, left, and India's midfielder Anirudh Thapa, right, celebrate their third goal.(AP)
India's forward Sunil Chhetri, left, and India's midfielder Anirudh Thapa, right, celebrate their third goal.(AP)

Intercontinental Cup football tournament to be held in Ahmedabad

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 04:36 PM IST
The AIFF has already announced the participating teams but the venue of tournament was made known on Saturday only. India, Syria, North Korea and Tajikistan are the participating teams.
Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri (C) and teammates celebrate their team's 4-1 victory during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.(AFP/Getty Images)
Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri (C) and teammates celebrate their team's 4-1 victory during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.(AFP/Getty Images)

AIFF announces Intercontinental Cup opponents, but not before Tajikistan FA

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 11:41 PM IST
“All India Football Federation confirms the participation of Syria, DPR Korea, and Tajikistan as the participating teams of the second edition of the Hero Intercontinental Cup from July 7-17, 2019,” the AIFF said in a release.
India U-23 team go through their paces.(AIFF)
India U-23 team go through their paces.(AIFF)

India U-23 colts face Tajikistan in must-win match

Tashkent | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2019 03:36 PM IST
India U-23 team will look to shrug off the first-match disappointment when it takes on Tajikistan in a ‘do-or-die’ fixture in Tashkent Sunday
File photo.(Twitter)
File photo.(Twitter)

India U-23 take on Qatar in friendly, coach calls it opportunity

Doha | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2019 11:43 PM IST
A day before taking on Qatar in a friendly match, India U-23 coach Derrick Pereira labelled it as ‘a perfect opportunity to gauge ourselves before the (AFC) qualifiers’
The prison in Tajik city if Khujand has seen prison breaks in the past.(REUTERS/Representative image)
The prison in Tajik city if Khujand has seen prison breaks in the past.(REUTERS/Representative image)

Riot breaks out inside Tajikistan prison, at least 27 dead: Security sources

Dushanbe (Tajikistan) | By Agencies
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 04:34 PM IST
The prison is home to prisoners serving long sentences for serious crimes including extremism and murder.
File photo of Afghan policemen inspect the site of a blast in Jalalabad city on July 1.(Reuters/Representative image)
File photo of Afghan policemen inspect the site of a blast in Jalalabad city on July 1.(Reuters/Representative image)

14 dead, dozens injured in blast at election rally in Afghanistan

Kabul | By AP
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 07:38 PM IST
The election rally was for a woman standing as a candidate in the elections on October 20. Scores of people had gathered to listen to the candidate, but police said she was not at the rally at the time of the blast.
File photo of Afghan Taliban militants on the second day of Eid in the outskirts of Jalalabad, June, 2018. (Photo used for representative purpose only)(AFP File Photo)
File photo of Afghan Taliban militants on the second day of Eid in the outskirts of Jalalabad, June, 2018. (Photo used for representative purpose only)(AFP File Photo)

Tajik or Russian plane bombs Afghan border area, six dead: Afghan officials

Kabul | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2018 03:50 PM IST
Khalil Asir, a spokesman for Takhar provincial police, said it was not clear if it was a Russian or Tajik aircraft that conducted the bombing on Sunday in Durqad district of Takhar province, but eight Taliban were killed, and six wounded.
The Indian contingent of 200 personnel is primarily composed of troops from infantry and affiliated arms and services along with the Indian Air Force.(AP File Photo)
The Indian contingent of 200 personnel is primarily composed of troops from infantry and affiliated arms and services along with the Indian Air Force.(AP File Photo)

Indian, Pakistani troops take part in SCO’s anti-terror military drill for the first time

Beijing/Moscow | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 03:27 PM IST
India is participating in the drill for the first time since becoming a full member of the SCO in June 2017
India's Bajrang Punia carries the tricolour after winning in the Finals of men's freestyle wrestling (65kg) against Japan's Daichi Takatani at the Asian Games 2018, in Jakarta on Sunday, August 19, 2018.(PTI)
India's Bajrang Punia carries the tricolour after winning in the Finals of men's freestyle wrestling (65kg) against Japan's Daichi Takatani at the Asian Games 2018, in Jakarta on Sunday, August 19, 2018.(PTI)

Asian Games 2018: Bajrang Punia wins Gold to emulate mentor Yogeshwar Dutt; other wrestlers draw blank

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 01:43 PM IST
India’s biggest medal hope in men’s wrestling, Bajrang Punia, has delivered on his promise. Punia won the gold medal in the 65 kg freestyle wrestling event by beating Japan’s Daichi Takatani 11-8 in the final bout.
(FILES) This file photo taken on March 23, 2014 shows a Mi-17 helicopter.(AFP Representative photo)
(FILES) This file photo taken on March 23, 2014 shows a Mi-17 helicopter.(AFP Representative photo)

Russian mountaineers among 5 killed in helicopter crash in Tajikistan’s Pamir Mountains

Moscow | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 06:46 PM IST
Tajikistan’s Emergencies Committee says five people have died in the crash-landing of a helicopter carrying climbers in the former Soviet republic
The chopper was returning from an expedition in the Ismoili Somoni mountain.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)
The chopper was returning from an expedition in the Ismoili Somoni mountain.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)

16 feared dead after chopper makes ‘hard landing’ in Tajikistan

Dushanbe (Tajikistan) | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 02:47 PM IST
According to the Home Ministry’s National Emergency Response Centre (NERC), 187 people have lost their lives in Kerala, 171 in Uttar Pradesh, 170 in West Bengal and 139 in Maharashtra due to the floods and rains.
Sushma Swaraj will visit Kazakhstan on August 2 and 3, Kyrgyzstan on August 3 and 4 and conclude her visit to the region with a trip to Uzbekistan on August 4 and 5 August.(PTI)
Sushma Swaraj will visit Kazakhstan on August 2 and 3, Kyrgyzstan on August 3 and 4 and conclude her visit to the region with a trip to Uzbekistan on August 4 and 5 August.(PTI)

Sushma Swaraj to begin three-nation Central Asian tour from August 2 to boost trade ties

HT Correspondent, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2018 10:26 PM IST
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will undertake a three-nation Central Asian tour from August 2-5 in a bid to step up India’s engagements with a region that is critical to the country in terms of both trade and resources.
The plan proposes to include five countries - Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.(AFP File Photo)
The plan proposes to include five countries - Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.(AFP File Photo)

Govt employees may soon get allowance for visiting Central Asian nations

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2018 12:45 PM IST
The move to allow central government employees to visit these countries is aimed at increasing India’s footprint in the strategically important Central Asian region.
Sajan overcame Iran’s Shayan-Hosein Afifi 3-0 in the final to better his last year’s performance at the event when he won bronze.(Twitter)
Sajan overcame Iran’s Shayan-Hosein Afifi 3-0 in the final to better his last year’s performance at the event when he won bronze.(Twitter)

Sajan wins gold as India bag 4 medals in Junior Asian wrestling meet

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 01:34 AM IST
Sajan opened India’s gold account while Vijay (5kg) and Aryan Pawar (130kg) settled for silver medals. Kumar Sunil won bronze in the 87kg.
The Indian U-16 football team was crowned champions at the Four-Nation Tournament held in Serbia.(Twitter)
The Indian U-16 football team was crowned champions at the Four-Nation Tournament held in Serbia.(Twitter)

Indian U-16 football team target AFC finals after title win in Serbia

Asian News International, New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 07:22 PM IST
The Indian U-16 football team was crowned champions at the Four-Nation Tournament held in Serbia after they defeated Tajikistan 4-2 in the summit clash on Sunday
The Indian U-16 football team was crowned champions at the Four-Nation Tournament held in Serbia.(AIFF)
The Indian U-16 football team was crowned champions at the Four-Nation Tournament held in Serbia.(AIFF)

Indian U-16 football team wins title in Serbia, beats Tajikistan in final

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 10:49 PM IST
The Indian U-16 football team was crowned champions at the Four-Nation Tournament held in Serbia after they defeated Tajikistan 4-2 in the summit clash on Sunday
The Indian U-16 football team will face Jordan, Tajikistan and hosts Serbia in the four-nation exposure trip tournament.(AIFF)
The Indian U-16 football team will face Jordan, Tajikistan and hosts Serbia in the four-nation exposure trip tournament.(AIFF)

Indian U-16 football team to compete in four-nation meet in Serbia

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2018 05:19 PM IST
The Indian U-16 football team will face Jordan, Tajikistan and hosts Serbia in the four-nation tournament during the exposure trip.
Minister of external affairs Sushma Swaraj is in Beijing to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s (SCO) foreign ministers’ meet.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Minister of external affairs Sushma Swaraj is in Beijing to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s (SCO) foreign ministers’ meet.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Sushma Swaraj to hold talks with Chinese foreign minister in Beijing

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis, Beijing
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 11:11 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj is also expected to interact with SCO foreign ministers from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan.
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