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Indian flag flies on top of Brussels landmark monument

Brussels, Oct 29, An Indian community organisation in Brussels called “Art Lounge 9” organised Diwali celebrations at Atomium, one of the iconic monuments of the Belgian capital and the world at large.On Saturday evening the city of Brussels flew the Indian tricolour atop the iconic monument. Gaitri Issar Kumar, the India envoy to Belgium, Luxembourg

Soldiers shoot attacker in Brussels ‘terrorist’ blast

Belgium Train Station Blast: Soldiers shoot attacker. Brussels, Jun 21 (AFP) Belgian soldiers shot a terror suspect after an explosion rocked the central train station in Brussels in the latest attack to hit Europe. Witnesses said the suspect shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) before causing the blast yesterday, with local media saying the individual


Pharma, petrochemical sectors can diversify Indo-Belgian trade

Pharmaceutical and petrochemical industries can help India and Belgium to diversify their bilateral trade beyond the diamond sector, the country’s Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem has said. Bilateral trade between India and Belgium is already strong.This is mainly thanks to the diamond sector and trade between Mumbai and Antwerp. “I believe

Spain reach Brussels for official tie vs Belgium

Brussels: Spain’s football team on Wednesday arrived in Brussels amid moderate security measures to prepare for the friendly tie against Belgium on Thursday. The international friendly will be Spain’s first match under the newly coach Julen Lopetegui, who was appointed after the European Championship 2016. Earlier, last November the game between the two national teams

Bomb blast at Brussels crime lab

Brussels: A bomb blast hit a crime laboratory in Brussels on Monday, Belgian authorities said. According to a report on RTL Belgium news, a car rammed through three fences of the Brussels Institute of Criminology at 2.30 a.m., the BBC reported. “One or more” suspects then reportedly detonated a bomb near the laboratories, the report

Emotional homecoming for Brussels terror attack victim

Mumbai: Nidhi Chaphekar, the 42-year-old Jet Airways crew member whose image sitting bloodied and dazed and her yellow uniform shredded in Brussels airport bombings became an iconic picture of the horror, returned home today to an emotional homecoming. The mother of two from Mumbai, Nidhi, who has not yet recovered from the injuries suffered in