16 May 2021
India to produce 850 million doses of Sputnik V annually
Production of Sputnik V in India is expected to gradually increase to produce 850 million doses per year, Russian Ambassador to India, N Kudashev said on Sunday.
14 May 2021
Sputnik Light may be India's first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine: Report
The Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light may reportedly be the first single-dose shot approved in India.
11 May 2021
School shooting in Russia leaves at least 9 dead
At least nine people, most of them students, were killed in a school shooting in central Russia on Tuesday, the local news media reported.
06 May 2021
Russia authorizes single-shot Sputnik Light; to be produced in India
Health officials in Russia have authorized a single-shot COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik Light, the developers of the shot said on Thursday.
14 Apr 2021
Sputnik V: How does Russia's COVID-19 vaccine work?
Earlier this week, India's drug regulator approved Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V for restricted use in emergency situations.
12 Apr 2021
Russia's Sputnik V vaccine recommended for approval in India
Sputnik V, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Russia, was reportedly recommended for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in India on Monday.
24 Mar 2021
Three Russian bomber pilots killed after ejection seats activate accidentally
Three members of a Russian bomber's aircrew died on Tuesday when their ejection seats accidentally activated during pre-flight checks, the military said.
16 Mar 2021
Russia submerges giant telescope in Lake Baikal to study universe
Russia has kicked its neutrino research endeavor into high gear by introducing a series of sophisticated sensors deep into Lake Baikal over the weekend. These sensors have been submerged between 2,500 and 4,300 feet within the lake and collectively form the Baikal-Gigaton Volume Detector (GVD).
11 Mar 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: Hackers expose massive surveillance oversight, and more
Hackers broke into the secure networks of Verkada Inc., which provides video surveillance and facial recognition solutions to Tesla, Cloudflare, and several government organizations. By "broke in," we mean it used the publicly exposed master password to simply log into their network.
10 Mar 2021
Russia snubs US, joins China to establish Moon base
Russia has snubbed the US to join forces with China to build a joint Moon base. The heads of Russian and Chinese space agencies signed an agreement to that effect yesterday.
03 Feb 2021
Moscow court orders Kremlin's foe Navalny to prison
A Moscow court on Tuesday ordered Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to prison for more than two-and-a-half years, finding that he violated the terms of his probation while recuperating in Germany from nerve-agent poisoning. The ruling ignited protests in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
18 Jan 2021
Russian influencer, who married stepson, gives birth to their daughter
A Russian influencer, who had stirred controversy online for marrying her stepson last year, has announced the birth of their first baby.
18 Jan 2021
Russian Opposition leader detained after landing in Moscow
Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested on Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.
23 Dec 2020
'Good riddance,' says China as Germany exits UN Security Council
"Good riddance, Ambassador Heusgen." That is what China's deputy United Nations envoy, Geng Shuang, said to Germany's ambassador as the latter completed a two-year term on the UN Security Council.
18 Dec 2020
COVID-19 vaccine: India to produce 300 million Sputnik V doses
India will reportedly produce around 300 million doses of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine called Sputnik V.
08 Oct 2020
India rejects large scale trial of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine
India's drug regulator has refused to allow a large scale clinical trial of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.
18 Sep 2020
One in seven volunteers for Sputnik V report side effects
Sputnik V, the COVID-19 vaccine developed and approved by Russia, has shown side effects in some trial volunteers.
16 Sep 2020
Dr. Reddy's bringing coronavirus vaccine to India by 2020-end
In a major development, Hyderabad-based pharma company Dr. Reddy's Laboratories has partnered with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to source their Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for India.
11 Sep 2020
Honor 30i, with Kirin 710F chipset and triple cameras, launched
Expanding its range of affordable smartphones, Honor has launched a Honor 30i model in Russia. It comes as a rebranded version of the Honor 20 Lite that was launched in China last year.
08 Sep 2020
Sputnik V: Russia starts public distribution of COVID-19 vaccine
In a major move, Russia has started the public distribution process of its 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine.
07 Sep 2020
Sputnik V phase 3 trials could be conducted in India
The Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Russia has reportedly submitted "comprehensive data" on its COVID-19 vaccine candidate to Indian authorities.
30 Aug 2020
FIDE Online Chess Olympiad: India-Russia declared joint winners
India and Russia were declared as the joint winners of the 2020 FIDE Online Chess Olympiad.
21 Aug 2020
Russia looking to partner with India for COVID-19 vaccine production
Russia has been in the headlines for its two-month-tested 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine.
20 Aug 2020
Putin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after suspected poisoning
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hospitalized after a suspected poisoning, his spokesperson Kira Yarmysh said on Thursday morning.
15 Aug 2020
Sputnik V: Russia's COVID-19 vaccine goes into production
Despite all the questions over safety and efficacy, Russia is moving ahead with what it claims is the first officially registered vaccine for COVID-19.
12 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: How soon could Russian vaccine be available in India?
On Tuesday, Russia announced what it claims is the first COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow.
12 Aug 2020
Russian COVID-19 vaccine needs to be assessed, says AIIMS Director
Russia is taking long strides in, what it claims to be, the world's first officially-approved vaccine to prevent COVID-19.
11 Aug 2020
Russia announces world's first COVID-19 vaccine; Putin's daughter gets vaccinated
In a major (but questionable) development, Russia has announced the world's first COVID-19 vaccine.
09 Aug 2020
Russia's COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be registered this week
Russian health officials are set to register a vaccine candidate for the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, as early as this week.
16 Jul 2020
Russian hackers tried stealing COVID-19 vaccine research: Details here
Security agencies in the UK, US, and Canada have warned that Russian hackers are targeting their COVID-19 vaccine research.
13 Jul 2020
Russian University successfully finishes trials of world's first COVID-19 vaccine
In what qualifies as a major breakthrough, meant to help the world battered by the novel coronavirus, a Russian University has claimed to have successfully completed trials of the first COVID-19 vaccine.
15 Jun 2020
Russia: Ex-US marine sentenced to 16 year's imprisonment for spying
A former United States marine, Paul Whelan (50), has been sentenced to 16 years in jail by a Russian court.
07 Jun 2020
All that you need to know about Champions League mini-tournament
Portugal could hold the UEFA Champions League mini-tournament as UEFA bids to complete their flagship tournament in August, according to reports in Germany.
31 May 2020
Trump postpones G7 Summit until September; invites India, Russia, others
United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he will be postponing the upcoming Group of Seven (G7) Summit. The US holds the presidency of the G7 this year.
21 May 2020
Coronavirus cases cross 5 million globally; 'biggest one-day spike'
The number of coronavirus infections around the world has surpassed the 5 million mark, the latest figures suggested.
22 Apr 2020
Viswanathan Anand to represent India in online Nations Cup chess
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will lead India's contingent in the upcoming online Nations Cup.
13 Apr 2020
China fears second coronavirus wave; new cases reach six-week high
Since witnessing a peak of the coronavirus outbreak in February, the daily new infections had dropped to double digits in China.
07 Apr 2020
World Cup: Former FIFA officials accused of taking bribes
According to US prosecutors, former FIFA executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup.
25 Mar 2020
7.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Russia, tsunami alert sounded, then canceled
On Wednesday afternoon (local time), Russia's far east region was jolted by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, but no casualties were reported at the time of the press.
09 Mar 2020
Petrol, diesel prices fall; check new rates here
The prices of petrol and diesel fell for the fifth consecutive day on Monday as the global coronavirus outbreak had a ripple effect on crude oil rates.