- No foreign stars to perform at Astana anniversary
1/2Photo courtesy of Vesti.kzPatricia Kaas. ©AFPNo foreign and even no Russian singers will participate in the concerts dedicated to the Astana Day this year.
Within three years Kazakhstan’s universities will have the authority to decide what academic programs and courses they’ll offer. This autonomy will help the universities respond better to changing student, employer and society demands for skills, according to speakers at the Second Annual Eurasian Higher Education Leaders Forum at Nazarbayev University.
He and Marzhan had been comfortable from the start precisely because she was a modern Kazakh girl. She wasn’t worldly or wild, but she enjoyed many of the things he did – listening to live music, dancing, having a drink or two. And she liked to be fashionable. Ben loved her taste in clothes – chic but elegant. So the words “I want a burkha” chilled him like a snowstorm roaring down on Astana from Siberia in mid-January.
Chairwoman of Halyk Bank Umut Shayakhmetova shared her opinion about raising the retirement age for women in Kazakhstan.
Deloitte fined $10 mn in US laundering case Big accountancy Deloitte was fined $10 million by New York state on Tuesday for its actions in advising Standard Chartered Bank over money laundering.
Urker band frontman appointed UNHCR goodwill ambassador in Kazakhstan Famous Kazakhstan singer and composer Aidos Sagat has been appointed first UN goodwill ambassador for refugees in Kazakhstan.
At least 50 plots foiled by US spy programs: NSA chief Secret US surveillance has foiled more than 50 terror plots since 2001, including a planned bomb attack on the New York Stock Exchange, a US spy chief said Tuesday, defending leaked programs.
Chrysler agrees to recall of 2.7 million Jeeps Chrysler announced Tuesday that it would bow to the US safety regulator's pressure to recall 2.7 million Jeep Libertys and Jeep Grand Cherokees over a fire risk that caused dozens of deaths.
Russell Brand told Katy Perry of divorce via text message British comic Russell Brand told Katy Perry he was divorcing her by text message, the US pop star said in a new magazine interview, adding that she hasn't heard from him since.
A woman dragged under car in Almaty A scary video appeared on Facebook: a woman was dragged down the road under a car’s trunk in Kazakhstan.
Cycling: Three Astana team racers injured before Tour de France Three racers of Kazakhstan cycling team Astana were injured in a crash during training at Spanish Tenerife.
- Kazakhstan presents aircraft at Le Bourget 
- Cycling: Three Astana team racers injured before Tour de France 
- Bolivian paper releases unknown Che documents 
- Americans and Italians inspect Kazakhstan military units 
- No foreign stars to perform at Astana anniversary 
- At least 50 plots foiled by US spy programs: NSA chief 
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- Namgar soundcheck at The Spirit of Tengri fest leaves no one indifferent
A stage has been erected for The Spirit of Tengri festival in front of Mega Alma-Ata mall. As the bands were sound checking for the June 8 concert passersby stopped to listen and some of them even danced.
12 bands from Eurasian continent will perform at the festival of contemporary ethnic music today at 7 p.m. Entry is free of charge.