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US' Mike Pompeo comes to India, meets Narendra Modi

26 Jun 2019

US' Mike Pompeo comes to India, meets Narendra Modi

Amid strained trade ties between India and United States, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday night.

#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.

Putin in India: Modi hugs Russian-President, eyes on S-400 missiles-deal

05 Oct 2018

Putin in India: Modi hugs Russian-President, eyes on S-400 missiles-deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is on a two-day visit to India, was welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a hug at his residence on Thursday night.

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.

Russia-India joint military drill from November 18 in Uttar Pradesh

03 Oct 2018

Russia-India joint military drill from November 18 in Uttar Pradesh

India and Russia will hold a joint military exercise from November 18 to 28 in Uttar Pradesh, Russian authorities said today, ahead of President Vladimir Putin's visit to New Delhi.

After France, India could ink pact with Russia for 'Gaganyaan'

23 Sep 2018

After France, India could ink pact with Russia for 'Gaganyaan'

After an agreement with France, India is likely to ink a pact with Russia for sharing of expertise on ISRO's ambitious human space mission project 'Gaganyaan'.

Sushma Swaraj reaches Moscow to co-chair key bilateral meeting

14 Sep 2018

Sushma Swaraj reaches Moscow to co-chair key bilateral meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reached Moscow yesterday on a two-day visit to co-chair key bilateral meeting and talks with Russian leadership to boost "special privileged strategic partnership".

India buying Russian missile system isn't the main focus: Pompeo

06 Sep 2018

India buying Russian missile system isn't the main focus: Pompeo

India buying a missile defense system from Russia and oil from Iran would be part of the 2+2 dialogue, but not the talks' primary focus, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said.

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos successfully test fired from Chandipur ITR

16 Jul 2018

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos successfully test fired from Chandipur ITR

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was today successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha.

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.

India-Russia to ink Rs. 39,000cr defense deal in October

05 Apr 2018

India-Russia to ink Rs. 39,000cr defense deal in October

India will reportedly finalize Rs. 39,000cr deal with Russia for the S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems in October when PM Modi and President Putin would meet in New Delhi for the India-Russia annual summit.

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.

70 years of Indo-Russia ties celebrated with 'Vision for Future'

07 Mar 2018

70 years of Indo-Russia ties celebrated with 'Vision for Future'

To mark the 70th anniversary of Indo-Russia ties, Ministry of External Affairs (Eurasia Division) in collaboration with the International Federation of Indo-Russian Youth Clubs and BRICS International Forum organized an event called "Vision for Future" in New Delhi.

#DefenseDiaries: India negotiates with Russia for Rs. 39,000cr missile shields

23 Jan 2018

#DefenseDiaries: India negotiates with Russia for Rs. 39,000cr missile shields

India has begun final negotiations with Russia for the Rs. 39,000cr acquisition of five advanced S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems.

Russia pleads India's case to China over NSG membership

08 Dec 2017

Russia pleads India's case to China over NSG membership

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov has said his country is speaking to China at "all levels" for India's inclusion to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Russia keen on jointly developing MiG-29K with Indian companies

18 Sep 2017

Russia keen on jointly developing MiG-29K with Indian companies

Russian defense major MiG said it's open to providing transfer of technology and joint development of its MiG-29K warplane to Indian companies for the Indian Navy (IN).

Russia takes neutral stance over India-China Doklam standoff

03 Sep 2017

Russia takes neutral stance over India-China Doklam standoff

Russia has taken a neutral stance on the recently resolved Doklam standoff between Indian and Chinese troops.

Russia to sell MiG-35 fighter jets to IAF, say sources

23 Jul 2017

Russia to sell MiG-35 fighter jets to IAF, say sources

If reports are believed to be true, then Russia is keen on selling its new fighter jet MiG-35 to India. MiG Corporation's chief said talks were on to understand the country's requirements.

Come, 'Make in India': Arun Jaitley to Russian defence firms

22 Jun 2017

Come, 'Make in India': Arun Jaitley to Russian defence firms

Speaking at the Technoprom-2017 conference in Novosibirsk, Union defence minister Arun Jaitley invited Russian companies to collaborate with Indian companies to jointly produce weapon systems and military platforms under 'Make in India.'

PM Modi in Russia: Agreement on Kudankulam to be finalized

01 Jun 2017

PM Modi in Russia: Agreement on Kudankulam to be finalized

Completing fruitful visits to Germany and Spain, PM Modi is currently undertaking a visit to Russia, as a part of the third leg of his four-nation trip.

Modi-Putin meet: India to link Kudankulam, NSG bid

17 May 2017

Modi-Putin meet: India to link Kudankulam, NSG bid

In a bid to make Russia more proactive in convincing Beijing to allow India to join the NSG, India may tell Russia it would reconsider the MoUs for Kudankulam Units 5 and 6.

India, Russia to ink 5th generation fighter design deal soon

07 May 2017

India, Russia to ink 5th generation fighter design deal soon

After several years of delay, sources said India and Russia are likely to sign the deal to finalize the detailed design of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft and commence production of the same.

BrahMos Missile: Army successfully test fires Block-III version

05 May 2017

BrahMos Missile: Army successfully test fires Block-III version

The Indian Army carried out a second successful test of the BrahMos Block-III Land Attack Cruise Missile (LACM) in two days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.