newszine

A new sports portal launched in Tajikistan

11 months ago Web Desk 0
A new sports website, Sports.tj, has been launched in Tajikistan. It will tell about achievements of Tajik athletes and will provide international and republican sports news.   “It is a new project that has taken into consideration interests of the majority of sports enthusiast, fans and those, who like a healthy lifestyle,” Sports.tj editor Nigina Read More

How Tajikistan blocked term extensions for key OSCE officials

11 months ago Web Desk 0
Two leading officials for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) are suddenly out of office after an extension of their mandates was rejected by Tajikistan.   The terms of Ingibjorg Solrun Gisladottir as the head of the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and for Harlem Desir as the Read More

15 persons stand trial for not reporting information about Muslim Brotherhood members to the police

11 months ago Web Desk 0
The Supreme Court of Tajikistan is considering criminal proceedings instituted against 103 people, suspected of being members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group and supporting this group.   According to the Supreme Court, some of them are charged with financing terrorist crimes (Article 179 of Tajikistan’s Penal Code), creating a criminal group (Article 187 of Read More

This year, Tajikistan celebrates Idi Qurbon on July 31

11 months ago Web Desk 0
A source within the Islamic Center of Tajikistan told Asia-Plus today that this year, celebration of Idi Qurbon, or Eid al-Adha in Arabic, falls on Monday, July 31.   Last year, Tajikistan celebrates Eid al-Adha on August 11.   There will be no congregational prayers on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha this year in Read More

Russia and Uzbekistan discuss the possibility of establishing a joint low-cost airline

11 months ago Web Desk 0
Uzbek media reports say that Uzbekistan and Russia have discussed the possibility of launching a Russian-Uzbek low-cost carrier for carriage of passengers and cargo.   Citing the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, UzDaily says a virtual meeting of the subcommittee on cooperation in the field of transport of the Uzbek-Russian Intergovernmental Commission for Read More

United States imposes sanctions on Chechnya leader over human rights violations

11 months ago Web Desk 0
United States has imposed sanctions on the leader of Russia’s Chechnya Republic Ramzan Kadyrov, barring him from travelling to the United States over accusations of gross violations of human rights, including torture.   U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on July 20 that he is concerned that Ramzan Kadyrov, the Chechen Read More

Tajikistan’s largest sports complex officially opens in Dushanbe

11 months ago Web Desk 0
Tajikistan’s largest sports complex officially opened in Dushanbe on July 21, according to the Tajik president’s official website.   The complex that has been built on Karamov Street reportedly meets requirements of Olympic standards.   The complex has been built in the area of ten hectares opposite the Omar Khayyam Park.   The Dushanbe administration Read More

Resident of Hisor faces up to 20 years in prison for rape of a 12-year-old girl

11 months ago Web Desk 0
Investigation into the rape of a 12-year-old girl by her 42-year-old cousin in Hisor is going on, says the Tashabbusi Huquqi (Legal Imitative) Public Foundation, which has provided defense to the girl.   “Criminal proceedings have been instituted against Husni Abdulloyev under the provisions of Article 138 (3) of Tajikistan’s Penal Code – rape,” Tashabbusi Read More

More water will be taken from Tajik Qairoqqum water reservoir to irrigate lands in three Uzbek regions

11 months ago Web Desk 0
Additional water will be taken from the water reservoir (Bahri Tojik) powering the Qairoqqum hydropower plant in the Tajik northern province of Sughd to irrigate agricultural fields in Uzbekistan’s Tashkent Syrdarya and Jizakh oblasts.   For this, various pumps and other material and technical resources will be delivered to Tajikistan, the press center of Uzbekistan’s Read More