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US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more

26 Jun 2019

US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more

On his India visit United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday to hold talks on ways to bolster the Indo-US strategic relationship.

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities

20 Dec 2018

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities

The US has slapped fresh sanctions on 12 Russian individuals and entities for their alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections and the brazen use of a military-grade nerve agent in an assassination attempt inside America's closest ally.

Trump might not be chief guest for Republic Day 2019

29 Oct 2018

Trump might not be chief guest for Republic Day 2019

US President Donald Trump is unlikely to accept India's invitation to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations, sources said yesterday.

#IndiaRussiaTies: $5 billion deal for S-400 Triumf missile systems signed

05 Oct 2018

#IndiaRussiaTies: $5 billion deal for S-400 Triumf missile systems signed

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the deal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi which will let India procure five Russian S-400 Triumf missile shield systems.

US warns India of sanctions over S-400 deal with Russia

04 Oct 2018

US warns India of sanctions over S-400 deal with Russia

The US has urged its allies to forgo transactions with Russia, warning that the S-400 missile defense system that India intends to buy from Russia would lead the US to implement sanctions against it.

US Congress approves amendment to exempt India from Russian sanctions

02 Aug 2018

US Congress approves amendment to exempt India from Russian sanctions

The US Congress has cleared a $716bn defense bill that will exempt particular countries, including India, from sanctions for dealing with Russia.

Modi reaches Qingdao on two-day visit to attend SCO summit

09 Jun 2018

Modi reaches Qingdao on two-day visit to attend SCO summit

PM Narendra Modi arrived in Qingdao today on a two-day visit to attend the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which is likely to deliberate on global issues including the impact of US sanctions on Russia.

India to go ahead with S-400 deal, despite US opposition

02 Jun 2018

India to go ahead with S-400 deal, despite US opposition

India has decided to go ahead with its purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, despite opposition from the US, said defense ministry officials, on the condition of anonymity.

India, Russia seal Rs. 40,000cr deal for S-400 Triumf missiles

27 May 2018

India, Russia seal Rs. 40,000cr deal for S-400 Triumf missiles

India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs. 40,000 crore deal to acquire S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems for the Indian Air Force, officials said.

PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with Putin

21 May 2018

PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with Putin

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Russian coastal city of Sochi for an informal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin where the two leaders are expected to discuss developmental issues and bilateral concerns.

US scrutinizes India's plans to buy defense system from Russia

02 Apr 2018

US scrutinizes India's plans to buy defense system from Russia

Though India is a sovereign democracy which makes its own decisions, parleying with conflicting world powers is usually a tricky affair.