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Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown

A third of the entire global population is locked down and over 21,000 have died, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic which originated in China last year in December.

Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night

21 Feb 2020

Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night

With US President Donald Trump and his family members arriving in India next week, the ITC Maurya in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, has made elaborate arrangements for the esteemed guests.

Russian government resigns after President Putin proposes changes to Constitution

15 Jan 2020

Russian government resigns after President Putin proposes changes to Constitution

The entire Russian government has resigned after President Vladimir Putin's State-of-the-Nation address on Wednesday, reported the country's state news agency TASS.

Chandrayaan-3 approved; 4 astronauts identified for Gaganyaan: ISRO chief

01 Jan 2020

Chandrayaan-3 approved; 4 astronauts identified for Gaganyaan: ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organization chief K Sivan on Wednesday announced that the space agency's third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, has been approved by the Centre.

Russian man sues Apple after iPhone app 'turns him gay'

04 Oct 2019

Russian man sues Apple after iPhone app 'turns him gay'

In a bizarre lawsuit against Apple, a Russian man has accused the Cupertino-based tech giant of "turning him gay."

Modi features in Israeli PM Netanyahu's election campaign. Bromance much?

29 Jul 2019

Modi features in Israeli PM Netanyahu's election campaign. Bromance much?

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to tell his countrymen he is in "another league" and his political opponents don't stand a chance of winning the upcoming elections.

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

29 Jun 2019

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

At the G20 Summit which concluded in Japan's Osaka on Saturday, world leaders displayed warmth for one another.

G20 summit: Trump, Modi to meet in Japan, discuss issues

25 Jun 2019

G20 summit: Trump, Modi to meet in Japan, discuss issues

President of United States, Donald Trump is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 Summit which will be held in Japan's Osaka on June 28 and 29.

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

25 May 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

Two days after results of Lok Sabha elections were declared, President Ram Nath Kovind signed an order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha on Saturday.

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

22 Apr 2019

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.

PM Modi receives highest civilian award by the Russian government

12 Apr 2019

PM Modi receives highest civilian award by the Russian government

On Friday, the Russian government awarded Prime Minister Narendra Modi with their highest civilian award, 'Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle'.

Russia's upcoming submarine can launch 'doomsday' nuclear drones: Details here

18 Mar 2019

Russia's upcoming submarine can launch 'doomsday' nuclear drones: Details here

In a matter of months, Russia plans to launch Belgorod, the longest submarine in the world.

Ansar al-Tawhid jihadists kill 33 regime forces in northwest-Syria: Monitor

04 Mar 2019

Ansar al-Tawhid jihadists kill 33 regime forces in northwest-Syria: Monitor

At least 33 pro-regime fighters were killed yesterday in attacks mounted by jihadist groups near Idlib province, in the deadliest day in six months for loyalist forces, a monitor said.

Syrian jihadist group kills 21 regime forces in Idlib: Monitor

03 Mar 2019

Syrian jihadist group kills 21 regime forces in Idlib: Monitor

A Syrian jihadist group linked to al-Qaeda killed 21 regime and allied forces today near Idlib province, in one of the deadliest breaches of a six-month-old truce deal, a monitor said.

Putin takes down Olympic judo champions, then gets beaten

27 Feb 2019

Putin takes down Olympic judo champions, then gets beaten

Russian President Vladimir Putin's is known for his impressive fitness profile and his love for judo.

US President Trump describes Pulwama attack as a "horrible situation"

20 Feb 2019

US President Trump describes Pulwama attack as a "horrible situation"

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump described the Pulwama attack as a "horrible situation", adding that he was getting reports on it, and would issue a statement soon.

#PulwamaAttack: AMU student booked for tweeting, 'How's the Jaish'

15 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: AMU student booked for tweeting, 'How's the Jaish'

An FIR has been registered against a student of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for his tweet supporting terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) while the nation mourned for the 40 CRPF jawans who were martyred in the attack in Pulwama.

#PulwamaAttack: Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns attack

15 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns attack

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly condemned the attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama that led to the massacre of 40 jawans.

Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US

19 Dec 2018

Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday rejected the US claim that Russia has developed a new cruise missile in violation of a key nuclear treaty.

War will continue so long as Ukraine government stays: Putin

02 Dec 2018

War will continue so long as Ukraine government stays: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said yesterday he saw no end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine "as long as the current authorities remain in power".

#G20Summit: PM Modi to discuss Pakistan-terror, could meet Trump

30 Nov 2018

#G20Summit: PM Modi to discuss Pakistan-terror, could meet Trump

At the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) on Friday.

#G20Summit: Trump to meet leaders of China, India, Japan, Russia

28 Nov 2018

#G20Summit: Trump to meet leaders of China, India, Japan, Russia

US President Donald Trump will hold over half a dozen bilateral meetings on the sidelines of this week's G20 Summit in Argentina, including with Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping, apart from leaders of India and Turkey, the White House said yesterday.

Putin told Pence Russia didn't meddle in vote: Kremlin spokesman

20 Nov 2018

Putin told Pence Russia didn't meddle in vote: Kremlin spokesman

President Vladimir Putin denied any Russian involvement when US Vice President Mike Pence asked last week about meddling in the 2016 election, the Kremlin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov said.

S-400 to protect India from countries with territorial-ambition: Air-Marshal Nambiar

17 Nov 2018

S-400 to protect India from countries with territorial-ambition: Air-Marshal Nambiar

The S-400 Triumf air defense missile system to be procured from Russia would provide requisite security to India from neighboring countries with "territorial ambition", said Air Marshal R Nambiar, Eastern Air Command's Air Officer Commanding in Chief.

Nationalism betrays patriotism: Macron lectures Trump in Paris

12 Nov 2018

Nationalism betrays patriotism: Macron lectures Trump in Paris

At the World War I Armistice Day commemoration in Paris on Sunday, just as the world watched global leaders pay their respects to the fallen, France President Emmanuel Macron renounced US President Donald Trump's idea of nationalism.

US eyes more Russia sanctions over Britain nerve attack

07 Nov 2018

US eyes more Russia sanctions over Britain nerve attack

The United States has said that it was preparing fresh sanctions against Moscow over the attempted assassination of a former spy in Britain after a previous round sowed chaos on Russian markets.

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.

China, Russia listening to Donald Trump's phone calls: NYT

25 Oct 2018

China, Russia listening to Donald Trump's phone calls: NYT

US spy agencies have determined that China and Russia are "eavesdropping" on President Donald Trump's phone calls, according to a news report by a prominent American daily.

US President Trump's adviser meets Russian Defense Minister in Moscow

23 Oct 2018

US President Trump's adviser meets Russian Defense Minister in Moscow

US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser has met with Russia's Defense Minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced he intended to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Russian President Vladimir Putin offers condolences on train accident

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Russian President Vladimir Putin offers condolences on train accident

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday offered condolences to India on the train accident near Amritsar in Punjab, which claimed 61 lives, the Russian Embassy said.

Russia's computer scientists, programmers long tied to military, secret services

07 Oct 2018

Russia's computer scientists, programmers long tied to military, secret services

During the Soviet era, Russia's top computer scientists and programmers largely worked for the secret services.

#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.

Russian spy poisoning: Kremlin expects Britain to share suspects' identity

29 Sep 2018

Russian spy poisoning: Kremlin expects Britain to share suspects' identity

The Kremlin said yesterday it expects Britain to say what it knows about the identity of the two suspects (pictured) in the nerve agent poisoning of a former Russian spy so that Russian officials can launch an investigation.

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'.

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' over sanctions

21 Sep 2018

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' over sanctions

Moscow said today Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the US against "playing with fire."

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".

Russia's Putin and China's Jinping flip pancakes during economic forum

12 Sep 2018

Russia's Putin and China's Jinping flip pancakes during economic forum

On the sidelines of an economic forum, Russian President Vladimir Putin flipped pancakes with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, on Tuesday.