Kazakh ambassador meets Indian PM ASTANA. KAZINFORM - On sidelines of the Rising India Summit 2019 organized by CNN-News18, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to India Bulat Sarsenbayev met with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn granted bail after over 3 months in detention ASTANA. KAZINFORM - A Tokyo court approved Tuesday the release of former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn on bail of 1 billion yen ($9 million) following more than 100 days of detention over financial misconduct allegations, Kyodo News reports.
127 countries have adopted legislation to regulate plastic bags - UN ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Shifting to renewable energy could save up to 150 million lives by the end of the century amid concerns that six billion people regularly inhale air "so polluted that it puts their life, health and well-being at risk", a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Monday, Kazinform cites UN News.
DP World to invest in new infrastructure in Kazakhstan ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The potential of DP World investing in new infrastructure in Kazakhstan's ports and logistics sectors was the focus of discussions between global trade enabler DP World's Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Askar Mamin in Astana today, WAM reports.
Head of Kazakhstan’s NOC re-elected Vice-President of Olympic Council of Asia ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Bangkok, Thailand, hosted the 38th General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), which was mainly dedicated to the election of the OCA President, as well as the members of the OCA Executive Committee and the OCA standing committees. President of the National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan Timur Kulibayev was re-elected as the OCA Vice-President for Central Asia for 2019-2022.
A Woman's Love and Life music concert to be given at Astana Opera ASTANA. KAZINFORM - In the festive spring days, a musical evening A Woman's Love and Life will take place at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. On March 9, the opera house's Principal Soloist, famous soprano singer Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Aigul Niyazova, as well as brilliant instrumentalists will delight residents and guests of the capital with their performances, the opera house's press office informs.
Nur Otan Party's First Deputy Chairman receives Japanese, German envoys ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The First Deputy Chairman of the Nur Otan Party, Maulen Ashimbayev, has met today with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of Kazakhstan Tatsuhiko Kasai and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Kazakhstan Tilo Klinner, Kazinform has learned from the Party's press service.
Eating allium vegetables lowers risk of colorectal cancer: study BEIJING. KAZINFORM A recent Chinese study found that eating more allium vegetables may slash the risk of getting colorectal cancer.Researchers from the First Hospital of China Medical University in Shenyang, Liaoning Province conducted case-control study from June 2009 to November 2011 in three local hospitals.
Symphony Orchestra of India directed by Kazakhstan's Bisengaliev successfully completes UK tour LONDON. KAZINFORM The Symphony Orchestra of India (SOI) directed by internationally renowned Kazakh violin virtuoso Marat Bisengaliev successfully completed its first UK tour with a concert in London's Cadogan Hall.
ADB, Baikonyr sign deal to develop solar power in Kazakhstan ASTANA. KAZINFORM The Asian Development Bank (ADB) yesterday signed a $11.5 million loan in tenge equivalent with Baikonyr Solar Limited Liability Partnership (Baikonyr Solar LLP) to support the development of solar power in Kazakhstan and further enhance the country's energy security through increased renewable sources.
Sarah Berger arrives in Kazakhstan, attends social drama preview ASTANA. KAZINFORM Well-known British actress and director of the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain Sarah Berger has arrived in Astana as an honored guest of the preview of To be or not to be, a feature film by Association of parents of children with disabilities, the Kazakh Culture and Sport Ministry's press service reports.
Minsk to host CIS meeting on international youth cooperation Minsk to host CIS meeting on international youth cooperationMINSK. KAZINFORM the working group to draft the CIS international youth cooperation strategy for 2021-2030 will meet at the CIS Executive Committee in Minsk on 5-6 March, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.