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BRICS Agree to Set Up USD 100 B Development Bank, Emergency Fund

The five BRICS countries are due to create a development bank with USD 50 B in initial capital and an emergency fund, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff announced.

At a summit staged in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza that kicked off just days after the World Cup finals, the emerging nations' leaders confirmed the project in which they had declared interest to pursue earlier in July.

Four dead as India train derails, sabotage suspected

A passenger train derailed in eastern India on June 25, killing four people, after a suspected explosion on the tracks during a protest called by Maoist insurgents, officials said.

Some 12 carriages of the Rajdhani Express, which was travelling from the capital New Delhi to the northeastern state of Assam, toppled over at around 2 a.m. in Bihar state's Saran district.

How to mix?

Since April 2, a total of 200 bartenders have been competing for regional rounds to be among the world finalists to represent Turkey at the Diageo Reserve WORLD CLASS™ Global Finals “How to mix?” will be sole problem tonight for 16 young bartenders in Istanbul.

Festival of Indian Culture at the Village Museum of Bucharest

From Friday, May 23, to Sunday, May 25, the Festival of Indian Culture - Namaste India is set to take place, comprising of Hindi, Sanskrit, and Bengali language lessons, demonstrations of traditional yoga, art demonstration of henna decoration, classical Indian dances - Odissi, Bharatanatyam, Mohiniattam, and Kathak, the history and evolution of the 'sari' over time, mandala, Indi

Serbian Film Association delegation visits Bollywood

BELGRADE - A four-member delegation of the Serbian Film Association (SFA) has visited India to exchange experience and improve cooperation in film and television between the two countries, the SFA stated on Wednesday.

The Indian embassy in Belgrade helped the SFA organize the visit, which was from Arpil 24 to 30.