Uzbekistan: News

05 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Take a journey through time in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand, nestled at the heart of the Silk Road, is an epicenter of ancient architecture and enduring cultural heritage.

14 Mar 2024


Uzbek woman found dead under mysterious circumstances in Bengaluru hotel

Days after a Spanish couple was harassed in Jharkhand, an Uzbek woman has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in Bengaluru.

06 Jan 2024

Central Government

Centre sets new standards for pharma firms after overseas deaths

The Central government has issued new manufacturing standards for pharmaceutical companies in India, an official notification said, per Reuters.

01 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Here's why Indians are planning to visit Uzbekistan in 2024

Uzbekistan is quickly becoming a favorite destination for Indian tourists, thanks to shared cultural aspects, captivating art and architecture, and strong ties between the two nations.

24 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Vegetarian dishes you must try when in Uzbekistan

As a vegetarian or vegan, you may deter traveling to a few countries with cuisines heavily based on non-vegetarian offerings.

01 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Lonely Planet announces top 2024 travel destinations: India placed second

India is at the second position in Lonely Planet's hotlist of top countries to visit in 2024.

Uzbekistan cough syrup deaths: India allows company to reopen factory

The Uttar Pradesh government has allowed Marion Biotech, which manufactured the cough syrup responsible for the deaths of 65 kids in Uzbekistan last year, to restart most production, Reuters reported.

28 Jun 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Indian company used toxic industrial chemical in syrup: Report

The India-made cough syrups linked to at least 19 deaths in Uzbekistan contained a toxic industrial-grade ingredient rather than the legitimate pharmaceutical version, Reuters reported.

24 May 2023


Bring a piece of Uzbekistan home with these authentic souvenirs

Uzbekistan is an amazing country full of beautiful things to buy.

Why cough syrup exporters will have to undertake product testing

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MCI) has made it mandatory for exporters of cough syrups to get their products tested at government laboratories before they are shipped.

13 Apr 2023

Travel And Tourism

Don't make these common mistakes as a tourist in Uzbekistan

As you plan your travels to Uzbekistan, it is important to keep in mind that the country has its own set of customs and social practices.

Gambia: CDC links child deaths to Indian-made syrup

The United States's (US) leading public health agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on Friday said that they found strong evidence to suggest that child deaths that took place in Gambia are linked to the consumption of Indian-made cough syrups.

Cough syrup deaths: WHO urges countries to take immediate action

Following a series of child deaths linked to contaminated cough syrups in the past few months, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued several measures for countries, calling for "immediate and concerted action" to protect children.

WHO recommends against using India-made cough syrups after Uzbekistan deaths

The World Health Organization (WHO) issued a medical alert on Wednesday, warning against the use of two cough syrups made by Noida-based company Marion Biotech for children in Uzbekistan.

Marion Biotech, linked to Uzbekistan kids' death, halts production  

Noida-based cough syrup manufacturer Marion Biotech, linked to the death of 19 kids in Uzbekistan, has officially stopped production of all medicines amid an inspection by the drug regulator.

29 Dec 2022


Uzbekistan links death of 18 kids to Noida-made cough syrup

India launched a probe into a Noida-based drugs manufacturer on Tuesday after the deaths of 18 kids in Uzbekistan were linked with a syrup the firm made.

SCO begins today: Modi to meet Putin, uncertainty regarding China

The 22nd Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit is set to commence on Friday in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

SCO Summit: Modi to meet Putin; talks with China unclear

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to arrive at Samarkand, Uzbekistan on Thursday evening for the 22nd Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit, which is the first in-person summit since the pandemic.

03 Feb 2022

Trending News

Mother drops 3-year-old into bear enclosure; video goes viral

In a horrific incident, a mother dropped her three-year-daughter into a bear pit at a zoo in Uzbekistan.

19 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

Modi to host first India-Central Asia summit on January 27

The central government on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the maiden India-Central Asia Summit virtually on January 27.

14 Oct 2021


Blackouts hit Kabul as Taliban fails to pay power suppliers

There were multiple power outages across the Afghan capital Kabul and several other provinces once again on Wednesday.

16 Aug 2021


Afghan military plane crashed in Uzbekistan amid crisis

An Afghan military jet crashed in the neighboring Uzbekistan after being shot down by Uzbek defense forces late on Sunday.

13 Aug 2019


Uzbekistan woman gang-raped, dumped near home in South Delhi

A woman hailing from Uzbekistan has alleged she was gang-raped by three men in Gurugram and later dumped near her flat in South Delhi on Saturday.

13 May 2018


Where are Shastri death-related Raj Narain Committee records, asks CIC

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister's Office and Ministries of External Affairs and Home to make public the records of Raj Narain Committee, constituted in 1977 to look into the then PM Lal Bahadur Shastri's mysterious death on January 11, 1966, in Uzbekistan's Tashkent.