Tashkent, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The heads of several Uzbekistan banks have been detained for making illegal foreign currency transactions, police said Thursday. Among those arrested are Muzaffar Ermatov, deputy chief executive officer of Ipoteka Bank, and a number of credit organisation managers. Several executives from Khalk Bank, including the head of its Tashkent branch, are wanted but remain untraced, police said
Tashkent, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan has made trading with foreign currency a criminal offence, the latest in a string of measures aimed at preventing the global market slump from eating into the Central Asian republic's reserves.
Tashkent, Oct 13 (IANS) Top seed and 65th-ranked Lukas Lacko of Slovakia will face unseeded Uladzimir Ignatik of Belarus in the final of the $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger tennis event, played at the Olympic Tennis School here.
Tashkent, Oct 12 (IANS) Top seeded Lukas Lacko of Slovakia will clash with fifth seeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia while Czech Jan Mertl will take on Uladzimir Ignatik of Belarus in the semifinals of the $125,000 Tashkent ATP Challenger at the Olympic Tennis School here. In the quarterfinals played Friday, top seeded Lacko disposed off Israel's Amir Weintraub 6-2, 6-4 in just over an hour
Tashkent, Oct 11 (IANS) Israel's third seeded Dudi Sela and unseeded Amir Weintraub made the singles quarterfinals of the $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger in contrasting styles here Thursday. Top seed Lukas Lacko of Slovakia and fifth seed Ivan Dodig of Croatia also made it to the last eight stage of the event being played at the Olympic Tennis School
Tashkent, Oct 9 (IANS) The Indian challenge came to an end as Yuki Bhambri, Vishnu Vardhan and Sanam Singh fell in the first round of the $125,000 Tashkent ATP Challenger being played at the Olympic Tennis School here Tuesday. Eighth seed Karol Beck of Slovakia scored a 6-1, 6-3 win over Yuki Bhambri while Russia's Igor Kunitsyn ended the run of Vishnu Vardhan 6-3, 6-
Tashkent, Oct 8 (IANS) Indian Davis Cuppers Vishnu Vardhan and Sanam Singh entered the main draw of the $125,000 Tashkent ATP Challenger being played at the Olympic Tennis School here. In the final qualifying round, Vardhan, ranked 267 and seeded third in the qualies, scored a 2-6, 6-1, 7-6(5) win Sunday over German Martin Emmrich in two hours and three minutes.
Tashkent, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian Davis Cuppers Vishnu Vardhan and Sanam Singh scored contrasting wins to make it to the final round of qualifying at the $125,000 Tashkent ATP Challenger being played at the Olympic Tennis School here Sunday. In the second round of qualifiers, third seeded Vishnu Vardhan came back from a first set loss to win 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-3 in one hour and 51 minutes against Germain Gigounon of Belgium
Tashkent, Oct 6 (IANS) It was a mixed day for Indian tennis players as Davis Cup players Vishnu Vardhan and Sanam Singh entered the second round of qualifying while Somdev Devvarman, Divij Sharan and Vijaykant Malik fell in the opening round of the Tashkent Challenger. In the first round of the $125,000 ATP Challenger Series qualifiers, third seed Vardhan got the better of Uzbek wildcard Sardor Rakhimov 6-4, 6-2 while sixth seeded Sanam easily went past another local wildcard Pavel Tsoy 6-2, 6-2 here Saturday. Devvarman, making a comeback following an injury, looked rusty as he lost to top seed Oleksandr Nedovyesov of Ukraine
Tashkent, Aug 30 (IANS) Uzbekistan's parliament voted Thursday to ban foreign military bases on its territory, reported Xinhua. The members of the Senate, parliament's upper house, approved a foreign policy bill at a plenary meeting. The document, which declares that Uzbekistan will not take part in any military and political blocs, allows no foreign military bases or other facilities on its territory. Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said at the meeting Uzbekistan reserved the right to leave any interstate structures if they became military-political blocs. The document, which previously was adopted by the lower house, will become law after Uzbek President Islam Karimov signs it. In June, Uzbekistan suspended its membership of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), an intergovernmental military alliance in the Commonwealth of Independent States. These states were formerly members of the Soviet Union.