Articles tagged 'india'

India decriminalizes gay sex in landmark ruling 6 September 2018 NEW DELHI - India's Supreme Court has struck down a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual gay sex, overturning more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation. The landmark decision Thursday by five Supreme Court judges to repeal the law and legalize gay sex between consenting adults comes as...
Zim, India to co-organise festival 16 August 2018 HARARE - The government and Indian Embassy in Harare will jointly run this year’s edition of “India in the Sunshine City Festival” which will run in the Zimbabwean capital between September 6 and 16 in a bid to make the event more widely accepted by the locals. The annual India in the Sunshine...
Zim Cricket appoints Rajput 18 May 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) yesterday appointed India’s Lalchand Rajput as the national team’s interim coach to replace the sacked Heath Streak. Rajput, a former India opener with two Tests to his name, has previously been in-charge of India’s coaching set-up during their World T20 triumph ...
Zimbabwe signs MOU with India 10 May 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian government aimed at upgrading the Indo-Zim technology Centre in Harare. The Indo-Zimbabwe project was established in 2006 following an agreement between the two governments, which included a grant of $5 million fr...
Zim, India deal kicks off 26 April 2018 HARARE - The government is taking delivery of 500 light and heavy-duty tractors sourced from India under a government-to-government agreement. “We will soon be taking delivery of some tractors from India that were sourced under a government-to-government agreement though I cannot disclose the ...
Duo busted for smuggling drugs 24 March 2018 HARARE - Two Harare men were busted attempting to smuggle three kilogrammes of ephedrine drugs that had been delivered through freight from India. Ephedrine is used for temporary relief of shortness of breath, chest tightness, and wheezing due to bronchial asthma but is also used as a weight l...
India to train 250 civil servants 25 February 2018 HARARE - Over 250 local civil servants will undergo training in India this year mostly under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (Itec) Programme, the giant South Asian country's ambassador to Zimbabwe Rungsung Masakui has said. Itec is a bilateral assistance programme run by the Ind...
Unlicensed doctor 'infects 40 people' with HIV in India 6 February 2018 KARACHI - At least 40 people have been tested HIV positive in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, where an unqualified doctor had allegedly used a single syringe to treat all of his patients in the area, according to local media reports. The news broke on Tuesday, months after the victims...
Zim U19 relegated to Plate League 20 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's hunt for the ICC Under 19 World Cup came to a crashing end after the side suffered a 10-wicket defeat at the hands of India in the final Group B match at Mount Maunganui, New Zealand yesterday. The local teenagers will, however, remain in New Zealand competing in the less f...
Zim-India partnership to boost arts, tourism sector 23 November 2017 MANIPUR - The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) and the Indian Embassy in Harare have entered into a partnership that seeks to promote artists from both countries. This was revealed by a ZTA official Tesa Chakaponya who is the head of a Zimbabwean delegation currently touring India.  “Since ...
Zim arts group charms India 21 November 2017 GUJARATI - Hwamanda Dance Troupe illuminated the opening day of Flo International Dance Festival in India with a scintillating display that won kudos from the organisers. The 13-member dance group, which hails from the Harare suburb of Mufakose, is taking part in the two-day festival held in A...
Muripo upgraded to Shihan 21 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's leading karateka Samson Muripo added another title to his many accolades after he was upgraded to Shihan during a five-day Iko World So Kyokushin grading event in India on Tuesday. Shihan is a Japanese term that is used in many Japanese martial arts as an honorific title fo...
Tuku, Indian violinist in collabo 16 August 2017 HARARE - Music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi will collaborate with India's best-known violinist, Lakshminarayana Subramaniam, in one of the highlights of the India in the Sunshine City Festival, which will run at various Harare venues from today until August 30. The Tuku-Subramaniam on-stag...
International Day of Yoga 17 June 2017 HARARE – On Sunday, there will be a yoga session open to members of the public at India House as part of the build-up to the commemoration of International Day of Yoga that falls on June 21. On the same day, courtesy of Indian ambassador to Zimbabwe, Masakui Rungsung, guests will also watch In...
Zim women leave for SA 2 May 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe senior women’s cricket national team left for South Africa yesterday for the 50-over Quadrangular series to be held in Potchefstroom. The series will see Zimbabwe, India, Ireland and the hosts go against each other in limited overs matches. Zimbabwe will get the chance...
India seeks increased diamond trade 24 March 2017 BULAWAYO - India said it is seeking to develop Zimbabwe’s diamond sector through increased trade. One of the emerging Asian giant’s leading industry bodies, I am SME of India, yesterday said it was looking for ways to partner with local diamond producers. “It’s deplorable that Africa in gen...
India to build hospitals in Zim 1 March 2017 HARARE - India has pledged to provide cash to upgrade Zimbabwe's public hospitals and build two hospital complexes and supply them with medical equipment. The two medical centres will offer inpatient and outpatient treatment, emergency services, and maternal and child care. “We need to impr...
End of the road for Zim 12 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe ladies cricket team will be hoping for a miracle to dispatch leaders India by a wider margin in their last match of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifiers after going down by eight wickets against hosts Sri Lanka in Colombo yesterday. Needing nothing short of a victory while al...
Indians ordered to pay $300k surety 25 August 2016 HARARE - High Court judge Lavender Makoni has ordered two Indian businessmen accused of raping a Zimbabwean woman at a Harare hotel to collectively pay $300 000 as surety. The duo — Krishna Satyanarayana Gandlur, 33, and Ravi Krishnan, 40 — were in June released on $1 000 bail each by High Cou...
Struggling PG secures Indian investor 15 July 2016 HARARE - PG Industries Zimbabwe (PG) is moving to sell about 8, 6 billion shares to an Indian investor for $500 000 as the group's shareholders seek to divest from the struggling firm. PG scheme of arrangement chairperson Moses Chinhengo yesterday said the company's shareholders were set to me...
Indian nationals freed on bail 23 June 2016 HARARE - The High Court yesterday freed on  $1 000 bail each two Indian businessmen who are accused of raping a Zimbabwean woman at a hotel in Harare. High Court judge Garainesu Mawadze freed Krishna Satyanarayana Gandlur, 33, and Ravi Krishnan, 40, after the State admitted that its case was w...
India nationals denied bail 22 June 2016 HARARE - An Indian national who does consultancy for a company that is sponsoring the ongoing India-Zimbabwe ODI series and a fan who reportedly raped a local woman while booked at a local hotel spent another night in remand prison after they were denied bail at the Harare Magistrates' Courts. ...
India blow away Zim to level series 21 June 2016 HARARE - A wounded India yesterday thumped Zimbabwe by 10 wickets, setting the stage for a do-or-die series decider for the Prayag Cup T20 tomorrow. Zimbabwe won the toss and skipper Graeme Cremer chose to bat first, probably with Saturday’s victory, when they also batted first, still lingerin...
Indian nationals in dock for rape 21 June 2016 HARARE - An Indian national who does consultancy for a company that is sponsoring the ongoing India-Zimbabwe ODI series and a fan who reportedly raped a local woman while booked at Meikles Hotel in Harare appeared in court yesterday. Krishna Satyanarayana Gandlur, 33, and Ravi Krishnan, 40, ap...
India overhauls indigenisation rules 21 June 2016 MUMBAI - India has announced a radical overhaul of its foreign ownership rules to attract more overseas investment. Airlines and some defence industries may now be 100% foreign owned - up from 49% and 74% respectively. And for overseas retailers there's respite from a rule that required 30%...