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Uzbek customs officers found more than 172 kilograms of narcotic drugs hidden in transit freight train running through Uzbekistan

1 month ago Web Desk 0
Officers of the Sariasia customs checkpoint at the Uzbek-Tajik border in Uzbekistan’s Surkhandarya region have reportedly discovered nearly 172.5 kilograms of narcotic drugs hidden in a transit freight train running through Uzbekistan from the neighboring country (no country specified).   The press center of Uzbekistan’s Customs Committee says a totaled included 11.987 kilograms of heroin, Read More

UCA: Adapting to distance learning in the age of COVID-19

1 month ago Web Desk 0
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many schools closed and distance learning became a necessity.  The University of Central Asia (UCA)’s Education Improvement Program (EIP) had to respond quickly, according to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).   On short notice teachers had to switch from using textbooks to online platforms and social media to facilitate Read More

Russian air carriers waiting for Tajik authorities’ permission to operate charter flights from Tajikistan

1 month ago Web Desk 0
Russian air companies Utair and Ural Airlines are waiting for permission from the Tajik authorities to operate charter flights from Tajikistan to repatriate Russian citizens stranded in Tajikistan due to the coronavirus pandemic.   Thus, Utair’s request for operation of charter flights from Tajikistan to Russia is currently under consideration by the Tajik authorities, according Read More