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Salman Khan's 'Kick' doing good business in Poland

Warsaw, Nov 19 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan starrer Kick, that was released in many cities in Poland last week, is doing good business. The film was released with Polish sub-titles and this helped Polish people, particularly the young, to enjoy the Bollywood masala fare thoroughly. The film is being shown in Warsaw, Krakow, Lublin, Poznan and in many important Polish cities. The ...

1 day ago
Russia expels Polish, German diplomats

Moscow, Nov 18 (IANS) Russia confirmed Monday that it had expelled a group of Polish and German diplomats in what Moscow called responsive measures. Polish authorities undertook the unfriendly and unfounded move. Due to that, Russia has undertaken adequate responsive measures, Xinhua quoted Russia's foreign ministry as saying in a statement, adding the Polish diplomats had already left R...

12 days ago
Europa League standings

London, Nov 7 (IANS) Following are the Europa League group standings after Thursday's matches (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Group A M'gladbach 4 2 2 0 9 2 8 Villarreal 4 2 1 1 11 5 7 FC Zurich 4 1 1 2 7 10 4 Apollon Limassol 4 1 0 3 3 13 3 Group B...

12 days ago
New EU foreign policy chief visits Poland

Warsaw, Nov 7 (IANS) Federica Mogherini, the new head of European Union diplomacy, met Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna here Thursday. After the meeting, Mogherini said that Poland would play an important role in the construction of a common European policy. I am convinced that the role of Poland will be very important and will contribute to a common European policy. We ...

14 days ago
Europa League standings

Paris, Nov 5 (IANS) Following are the Europa League standings ahead of Thursday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Group A Villarreal 3 2 1 0 9 2 7 M'gladbach 3 1 2 0 7 2 5 Apollon Limassol 3 1 0 2 3 11 3 FC Zurich 3 0 1 2 4 8 1 Group B

20 days ago
Poland, Israel to step up efforts to further cooperation

Warsaw, Oct 30 (IANS) Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz and visiting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Wednesday that their countries have agreed to step up efforts to further cooperation in various fields. The two countries agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the fields of research and development in the industrial sector, military and IT security, Xinhua reported. O...

24 days ago
Poland prolongs Polish soldiers mission in Central African Republic

Warsaw, Oct 26 (IANS) Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has signed a document prolonging the participation of Polish soldiers in the EU military operation in Central African Republic (CAR), media reported Saturday. The National Security Bureau said that the mission has been prolonged until Dec 15, 2014, Xinhua reported citing the Polish Press Agency. So far, it has cost Pola...

26 days ago
Europa League standings

Paris, Oct 24 (IANS) Following are the Europa League standings after Thursday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Group A Villarreal 3 2 1 0 9 2 7 M'gladbach 3 1 2 0 7 2 5 Apollon Limassol 3 1 0 2 3 11 3 FC Zurich 3 0 1 2 4 8 1 Group B ...

1 month ago
Spotted: A faraway Uranus-like planet

Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered a planet 25,000 light years away that resembles Uranus of our solar system. The discovery may help astronomers solve the mystery surrounding the origins of the ice giants in our solar system. While Uranus and Neptune are mostly composed of hydrogen and helium, they both contain significant amounts of methane ice, which gives t...

1 month ago
New Polish foreign minister seeks stronger ties with India

Warsaw, Sep. Sep 26 (IANS) Poland's new foreign minister, in his first official statement, has called for raising the profile of his country in India and India's in his to boost bilateral trade. With the coming of new governments both in Poland and India, both countries should raise their respective profiles in each other's country. The time has come for both the democratic states to exp...

1 month ago
Polish president appoints new government

Warsaw, Sep 22 (IANS) Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski appointed the new Polish government led by the newly sworn-in Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz at the presidential palace Monday. Replacing Donald Tusk, who would head the European Council, Kopacz became the 14th prime minister of the Third Polish Republic, and the second female politician to hold that post, Xinhua reported. Ap...

2 months ago
Test results show Chopin's heart in good shape

Warsaw, Sep 18 (IANS) The heart of late Polish composer Frederic Chopin, which was buried in the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw, is in good condition, scientists have confirmed. The scientists, who had done the first non-invasive inspection of the heart, said at a press conference Wednesday that the tests were carried out in April following reports of suspected damage to the buried heart.

2 months ago
No weapon supply from Poland to Ukraine: Minister

Warsaw, Sep 16 (IANS) Polish Defence Minister Tomasz Siemoniak has said that the country is currently not selling any arms to Ukraine. Siemoniak Monday also said that weapons deliveries might be on the agenda when Ukrainian Defence Minister Valeriy Heletey visits Poland this month, Xinhua reported. On Sunday, Heletey said that a NATO country had agreed to sell weapons to Ukraine ...

2 months ago
British contractor signs deal for Polish n-plant

Warsaw, Sep 13 (IANS) A Polish nuclear project operator signed an agreement with a British company for them to be the contract engineer for Poland's first nuclear power station. The contract covers at least 10 years and is worth $400 million, Xinhua reported. According to the Polish government, the construction of the first generating bloc in the plant should start by 2020.

2 months ago
'Blue Hills' music to reverberate in China, Italy, Romania

Guwahati, Sep 8 (IANS) The mesmerising music of the Naga Hills in India's northeast will soon reverberate in China, Italy and Romania. Songs of the Blue Hills, a feature-length documentary on contemporary Naga folk music directed by National Award-winning film critic-turned-filmmaker Utpal Borpujari has been invited to the Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival and the Silk Ro...

2 months ago
Poland sends humanitarian aid for Ukrainian soldiers

Warsaw, Aug 28 (IANS) The Polish National Defence Ministry said Wednesday humanitarian aid for Ukrainian troops is already on its way. Poland will provide around 320 tonnes of relief supplies, including food, blankets and mattresses, Xinhua reported. The first convoy, containing around four to five loaded trucks had already left Monday. Once the convoy reaches Lvov, it w...

2 months ago
Bolt ends season early

Zurich, Aug 25 (IANS/CMC) Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has ended his injury-plagued season early after competing in just three races. Organisers of Thursday's Diamond League meeting here have announced that Bolt has withdrawn from the event's 100-metre race and will not compete again this season, reports CMC. The decision comes a day after the Olympic champion and world record hol...

2 months ago
Indian jockey wins Poland's Ladies World Championship

Warsaw, Aug 25 (IANS) Indian jockey Rupa Narpat Singh won a thrilling race to win the Ladies World Championship at the Sluzewicz race course here. It was a fantastic win where 10 women jockeys from various countries were invited to participate and the 32-year-old showed her talent and class to win in tricky rainy conditions. Hats off to Rupa who showed her skill in a such a short time an...

2 months ago
Indian-origin woman jockey aims big in Poland

Warsaw, Aug 24 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman jockey will make her debut in a race in Poland's Sluzewiec horse race track. Rupa Narpat Singh, who has been riding since the age of four, will Sunday compete with nine rivals in the 13th leg of the Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR), Gulf News reported. The IFAHR is part of the Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Na...

3 months ago
If turned down by UEFA, Legia Warsaw to appeal to CAS

London, Aug 12 (IANS) Polish football club Legia Warsaw has vowed to take its appeal against its Champions League ouster to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland should UEFA reject their plea. Legia beat Celtic 6-1 over two legs in the UEFA third qualifying round but were then punished for fielding the ineligible Bartosz Bereszynski and thrown out of the competition, ac...

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