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India wants to strengthen trade ties with Egypt: Indian envoy

India wants to strengthen trade ties with Egypt: Indian envoy

CAIRO: India seeks to further strengthen its bilateral cooperation with Egypt in the textiles sector through trade and investment, India’s ambassador here said today. Ambassador Sanjay Bhattacharyya said textile products had played an important role in the growth of Indo-Egyptian bilateral trade. “India and Egypt have had a long tradition of exchanges in the textiles

Egypt terror attack

Pakistan condemns Egypt terror attack

Egypt terror attack: Pakistan has condemned the terror attack at a mosque in Egypt that killed at least 270 people and injured over 300. “The people and government of Pakistan condemn in the strongest terms the heinous terrorist attack against innocent worshipers at Al-Rawdah mosque in the northern Sinai region of Egypt,” the Pakistan Foreign Ministry

Swiss tourists pay 800 euros to fly abused donkey in Egypt to Switzerland

Abused donkey rescues by a Swiss tourist by paying 800 euros. A group of Swiss tourists visiting Egypt were angered by how one donkey was brutally treated near the Giza Pyramids so they decided to buy it, rescue it, medically treat it and fly it with them to Switzerland.The Swiss tourists were at Sakkara this

Thief’s Hand Chopped Off In Broad Daylight

Islamic State in Egypt has released a video showing a thief having his hand cut off to boast of it’s ‘eye for an eye’-attitude to crime and punishment. Images from the video sees the alleged criminal having his hand disinfected and secured in place with a rope, before an executioner chops it off with a meat cleaver.The

Gandhi Jayanti celebrated in Egypt

Cairo, Oct 3, Gandhi Jayanti celebrated in Egypt. On the 148th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Embassy of India in Egypt organised commemorative events at Alexandria and Cairo, celebrating the spirit of non-violence. The events on October 1 and yesterday included a lecture and a caricature exhibition featuring the ‘Father of the Nation’. The Indian envoy

2,000-year-old Roman tombs uncovered in Egypt- Daily Post India

2,000-year-old Roman tombs uncovered in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered five tombs dating back to about 2,000 years ago when the Romans were ruling Egypt. The Roman tombs made of mudbricks were excavated at Bir esh- Shaghala in the Dakhla Oasis of Egypt. Some of the tombs are quite large containing multiple burial chambers, while some have vaulted roofs and one tomb

28 killed, 80 injured after two trains collide in Egypt

28 killed 80 injured Egypt. As many as 28 people were killed and 80 injured after two trains collided in the Egyptian city of Alexandria.Local media reports suggest that one of the trains was travelling from Port Said and the other from Cairo, before they crashed head-on. Egypt‘s railway authority said an express train had crashed into

UAE passport ranked most powerful in Arab world

United Arab Emirates passport ranked powerful Arab world. Abu Dhabi, June 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates’s passport ranking advanced in 2017 to the first spot in the Arab world and 22nd globally, according to Global Passport Power Rank 2017.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) recently launched the UAE Passport Force initiative,

Google doodle for 115th anniversary of the Antikythera Mechanism's discovery

Google doodle for 115th anniversary of the Antikythera Mechanism’s discovery

Google today celebrates Antikythera mechanism’s 115 years through its doodle, To invent discovery of the world’s first known analogue computer.The doodle shows how a forgotten piece of computer history can help us know more what our predecessors made. From the quality and complexity of the mechanism’s manufacture, it suggests that it was made during the

egypt opens border crossing with gaza

Egypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days

Egypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days, May 6 (AFP) Egypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days starting today to allow hundreds of stranded Palestinians to return home, officials said.paPalestinian militants in Gaza have fought three wars with Israel since 2008.The Rafah crossing

Arrest of Al-Jazeera journalist ordered in Egypt

Cairo: Egypt’s general prosecutor’s office ordered the arrest of an Al-Jazeera news producer for allegedly broadcasting “false news”. The prosecution on Sunday accused Mahmoud Hussein Gomaa of inciting hatred against state institutions and broadcasting false news with the aim of providing an adulterated version of events in Egypt, Efe news reported. “Al-Jazeera holds Egyptian authorities

Indians used own cooking pots in Egypt during ancient Indo-Roman trade

Kolkata: Cooking was as personal to Indians in the early Roman period as it is now, says a noted British expert on Roman pottery citing the discovery of cooking pots from Kerala in Egypt.”On the Red Sea in Egypt, we found hundreds of sherds (broken fragments of pottery or glass at an archaeological site) belong

Indian spiritual music festival in Egypt

Cairo:  An Indian spiritual singing group willperform here as they take the stage at the 9th edition of International ‘Samaa’ Festival for Religious Chanting and Sufi Music. The visit of the six-member group, led by Purna Das Baul Sarat, was organized by the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, Embassy of India in Cairo, in

Indian Santoor Instrumental Music group performs in Egypt

Cairo: With its captivating music, the Santoor Instrumental Music group, led by artist Bipul Kumar Ray, wowed the audience during its performance at the India House here. India’s Ambassador to Egypt, Sanjay Bhattacharyya, welcomed Indian, Egyptian and foreign friends to the concert held in his house yesterday and mentioned that music is important as it

India, Egypt to cooperate in fight against terrorism

New Delhi: Following bilateral talks with visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi here on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India and Egypt would cooperate in the fight against terrorism through greater information and operational exchanges. “President and I are of one view that growing radicalisation, increasing violence and spread of terror pose


12 killed in Egypt road accident

Cairo: At least 12 persons were killed and two injured on Sunday in a massive road accident between a passenger microbus and another vehicle at a desert highway in Egypt, the local media reported. The crash took place near the entrance to Sohag International Airport at Cairo-Aswan desert highway, Xinhua news agency reported.

12 dead in road accident in Egypt

Cairo: At least 12 people were killed andtwo others injured today in a road accident near Sohag International Airport in Egypt’s Sohag governorate, officials said. The accident took place near the entrance of the airport on the Cairo-Aswan dessert road after two vehicles collided. Two other people were severely injured during the incident, medical sources

Turkey wants to repair ties with Egypt: PM

Istanbul: Turkey wants to repair its ties with Egypt, after relations soured over the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said today. Relations between Ankara and Cairo took a nosedive after the Egyptian military deposed Morsi on July 30, 2013. Morsi, a Muslim Brotherhood leader, had been a close

India upgrades vocational training centre in Egypt

Cairo: One of Egypt’s largest vocational textile training centres, upgraded with latest technologies using the USD 1 million support from India, was today inaugurated by the Indian envoy here. “Egypt was identified by India as one of the countries for setting up of a Vocational Training Centre (VTC) at the India-Africa Forum Summit with an

Festival to mark Tagore’s birth anniv inaugurated in Egypt

Cairo: A five-day cultural festival in Egypt organised by India to mark the 155th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore has been inaugurated here aiming to build connections between the people of the two countries who share strong cultural bonds. The Tagore festival was inaugurated by India’s Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya yesterday here with a painting