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  • Bihar woman gives an autorickshaw ride to Dutch ambassador in state capital 26-02-2014 10:27 PM

    The members of a delegation from the Netherlands led by its Ambassador to India Alhonsus Stoelinga on Tuesday took ride in autorickshaw driven by women in the state capital in Patna to take firsthand account of the Nitish Kumar government's performance for empowerment of women in Bihar. Stoelinga, accompanied by...
  • Vodafone blames government for $2 billion tax dispute talks collapse 19-02-2014 10:47 PM

    Vodafone Group blamed the government on Wednesday for the collapse of talks aimed at settling a $2 billion tax dispute relating to its acquisition of Hutchison Whampoa's mobile business in the country. The finance ministry is preparing to seek the cabinet's approval to withdraw conciliation proceedings after Vodafone wanted a...
  • Asha Bhosle to perform with double-Grammy winning Dutch Metropole Orchestra 11-02-2014 01:29 PM

    Mumbai: Melody queen Asha Bhosle is all set to go on a tour with double-Grammy winning Dutch Metropole Orchestra in May. Asha, 80, will be performing with the hybrid orchestra in Amsterdam, The Hague and Paris on May 3, May 4 and May 8 respectively. "European followers: I'll be performing...
  • AIIMS launches unique study into vascular, cognitive disorders 30-01-2014 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: AIIMS on Thursday launched a research project called 'cohort study' in collaboration with a Dutch organisation to investigate the various factors which may accelerate vascular and cognitive disorders like stroke and Alzheimer's disease. "Stroke mortality in India is 25 times more than that from malaria. Research has shown...
  • Dutch entrepreneur to preserve tattoos of the dead 26-12-2013 11:55 PM

    Amsterdam: When Floris Hirschfeld's mother died two years ago, he had her portrait tattooed on his back to honor her memory. One day he hopes the image, skin and all, will adorn the wall of an art collector's home. It might sound like a macabre Roald Dahl story, but could...
  • Goa: Yoga instructor rapes Dutch woman, arrested 10-12-2013 04:29 PM

    A yoga instructor has allegedly raped a 25-year-old Dutch woman at her rented room in Morjim village, around 45 kms from Panaji, police said. The accused, Krishna Sharma, who is in his thirties and hails from Uttar Pradesh, was arrested at Dabolim airport on Tuesday when he was trying to...
  • Yoga instructor from UP arrested for raping a Dutch woman in Goa 10-12-2013 03:37 PM

    A yoga instructor has allegedly raped a 25-year-old Dutch woman at her rented room in Morjim village, around 45 kms from Panaji, police said. The accused, Krishna Sharma, who is in his thirties and hails from Uttar Pradesh, was arrested at Dabolim airport on Tuesday when he was trying to...
  • Robin van Persie pulls out of Dutch squad 12-11-2013 07:45 PM

    The Hague: Robin van Persie and Jordy Clasie pulled out of the Dutch squad for the upcoming friendlies against Japan and Colombia. Manchester United striker Van Persie withdrew due to toe and groin pains. Feyenoord midfielder Clasie suffers from a right foot contusion, reports Xinhua. Head coach Louis van Gaal...
  • Does Bollywood portray foreigners in a wrong way? 10-11-2013 11:23 AM

    New Delhi: Dutch actress Sippora Zoutewelle has taken the TV route to make her debut in Indian showbiz, rather than Bollywood, because she feels that the portrayal of foreigners in Hindi films is not always correct. "I think the way foreigners are portrayed in Hindi films is wrong," Sippora told...
  • US monitored mails, phone calls in Netherlands, says Dutch minister 31-10-2013 08:05 PM

    Dutch Minister of Interior Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk has revealed that he received a letter from the National Security Agency (NSA) of the US confirming the monitoring of mail and phone traffic in the Netherlands. After negative reactions from Spain, Germany and France, the Netherlands had so far...
  • Dutch diplomat beaten in Moscow 16-10-2013 05:24 PM

    Moscow: A Dutch diplomat was beaten up by two unidentified men who barged into his apartment in central Moscow, an attack that threatened to further sour relations between the two countries following the arrest of a Russian diplomat in the Netherlands. Russia was quick to express its regrets on Wednesday....
  • Hockey: India captain Sardar Singh joins Euro champions 04-09-2013 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: Renowned playmaker and captain of India's senior men hockey team, Sardar Singh, has been signed by the 2013 Euro Hockey League champions HC Bloemendaal to fill up the role left vacant by legendary Dutch forward Teun de Nooijer who has retired. "The Dutch League is one of the...
  • Chelsea send fifth prospect on loan to Dutch league 19-08-2013 01:41 PM

    London: Chelsea have sent a fifth player out on loan to the Dutch league this season after teenage Croatian striker Stipe Perica joined NAC Breda, the club said on Monday. The 18-year-old was signed by Chelsea from NK Zadar earlier this month but is being sent to the Dutch league...
  • Scientists to cook world's first in-vitro beef burger 03-08-2013 10:23 PM

    London: A corner of west London will see culinary and scientific history made on Monday when scientists cook and serve up the world's first lab-grown beef burger. The in-vitro burger, cultured from cattle stem cells, the first example of what its creator says could provide an answer to global food...
  • Wesley Sneijder left out of Dutch squad for friendly 01-08-2013 12:45 PM

    The Hague: Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder has been left out of the preliminary Netherlands squad for the friendly against Portugal on August 14. Dutch coach Louis van Gaal named 26 players in his provisional squad for the match in Faro, Portugal, reports Xinhua. Among others, the regular big names like...
  • Patched up Jorge Lorenzo to race at Assen 29-06-2013 04:31 PM

    MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo will race in Saturday's Dutch Grand Prix only a day after he had surgery for a broken collarbone. The Spaniard's factory Yamaha team said in a statement at Assen that he had been passed fit to race after taking part in the morning warm-up in what...
  • Who is Steve Darcis, the Nadal conqueror? 25-06-2013 10:39 AM

    For the second time in two years, Rafael Nadal suffered one of the biggest upsets in Wimbledon history when the 135th-ranked Belgian Steve Darcis knocked out the former world No. 1 in straight sets, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4. After nearly a decade on the ATP circuit, the 29-year-old Belgian had his...
  • Willem-Alexander becomes new Dutch king 01-05-2013 01:08 PM

    Amsterdam: Millions of Dutch people dressed in orange flocked to celebrations around the Netherlands in honour of a once-in-a-generation milestone for the country's ruling House of Orange-Nassau: after a 33-year reign, Queen Beatrix abdicated in favour of her eldest son, Willem-Alexander. At 46, King Willem-Alexander is the youngest monarch in...
  • China join rush to live on Mars, 600 apply for project 29-04-2013 07:00 PM

    Beijing: Over 600 Chinese have applied to join an ambitious Dutch aerospace project that plans to send humans on a one-way trip to Mars for permanent settlement. The Dutch project, while triggering enthusiasm to explore outer space, is also under fire with the trip being viewed by some as a...
  • Briton's murder: Dutch accused remanded in custody 08-04-2013 02:59 AM

    Srinagar: The Dutch national arrested on charges on murdering a Briton inside a houseboat in Srinagar was on Sunday remanded in 10-day police custody by a local court. De-Wit Richard was produced before a magistrate at his official residence by the police, which sought his custody, sources said. The magistrate...
  • Dutch woman tourist pushed out of running train 15-11-2012 07:33 PM

    Roorkee: A woman tourist from Holland was injured after she was pushed out off a running train by an unidentified person who robbed her in Haridwar district, police said on Thursday. Flair de Noozle (34) from Holland was going to Amritsar by Dehradun-Amritsar Express on the night of November 12...
  • Mad scramble on Dutch highway after 'money rain' 30-08-2011 03:25 PM

    Maastricht: The fantasy of seeing banknotes fluttering down from the sky came true for Dutch motorists after a package containing cash apparently fell from a bank transport truck and broke open. The incident triggered a dangerous scramble for the euro bills Monday on the busy A2 highway near Maastricht, as...
  • Dutch find different E coli, pull beet sprouts 10-06-2011 02:00 AM

    Amsterdam: Dutch authorities recalled red beet sprouts from three countries on Thursday after samples were found to be contaminated with a strain of E coli bacteria that was apparently less dangerous than the one causing Europe's deadly E coli crisis. German health officials, meanwhile, reported that three more people died...
  • Woman's bra cure for cleavage wrinkles a hit 15-04-2011 02:05 PM

    Amsterdam: Rachel de Boer finally told some friends a secret she'd kept for years: She slept with stuffed socks sewn between the cups of an old bra to prevent cleavage wrinkles and smooth out her neckline. Three years later, a professionally designed and manufactured version of that same contraption is...
  • Belgium celebrates world record in govt talks 17-02-2011 04:57 PM

    Brussels: Many would see it as a humiliation, but for Belgium it's an excuse for a party - the country's citizens are marking 249 days without a government on Thursday, a figure that they are treating as a world record. Day to day the crisis pits the leaders of 6...
  • Dutch police arrest 2 terror suspects on flight 31-08-2010 07:51 AM

    Washington: Police in Amsterdam arrested two men who came in on a flight from Chicago. The two men have been charged with preparing a terror attack. Reports said the men were arrested "at the request of American authorities," and the investigation is still going on. The men have been identified...