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China warships conduct live fire drills in Mediterranean Sea

The defence ministry says the destroyer Hefei, frigate Yuncheng and support ship Luomahu took part in Monday's drills involving the ship's deck guns and small arms.

Jul 12, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
Russia clears deck for S-400 Triumf missile defence to India; PM Modi urges nations to rise above good, bad terrorism

Russia clears deck for S-400 Triumf missile defence to India; PM Modi urges nations to rise above good, bad terrorism

“Look at the discourse on terrorism. Terrorists do not manufacture weapons. Some country must be giving them. They do not print currency. But some country must be bank rolling them,” PM Modi said.  

Jun 02, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
Russia says will not veto UN North Korea resolution: Report

Russia says will not veto UN North Korea resolution: Report

Russia does not plan to veto a U.N. resolution on North Korea due to be considered later on Friday, the TASS news agency cited Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov as saying.

Jun 02, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Narendra Modi presents 'Urga Kanjur' to Buddist temple head priest

The institute has manuscripts and early printed books consisting of more than 100 thousand items in 65 living and dead languages.

Jun 02, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
NBC reporter Megyn Kelly asks unbelievable question to PM Narendra Modi, faces backlash on Twitter

NBC reporter Megyn Kelly asks unbelievable question to PM Narendra Modi, faces backlash on Twitter

National Broadcasting Company (NBC)'s leading reporter Megyn Kelly had to face the wrath of the Twitteratti for asking an incredible question to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is highly active on social media and has a massive following.

Jun 02, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Vladimir Putin says Russia ready to sell S-400 missile systems to Turkey: TASS

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was ready to sell Turkey advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and had discussed the matter with Ankara, the TASS news agency reported. 

Jun 01, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Spain on second leg of four-nation tour

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Spain on second leg of four-nation tour

PM Narendra Modi's visit to Spain will be first visit by an Indian prime minister since 1988.

May 31, 2017, 10:17 AM IST
India-Russia will ink deals in combating global terrorism: Indian envoy to Russia

India-Russia will ink deals in combating global terrorism: Indian envoy to Russia

PM Narendra Modi will be on a three-day visit to St Petersburg in Russia beginning May 31 to June 02.

May 31, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

Suspect in Russia metro bombing travelled to Turkey, say co-workers

The man Russian police believe was the suicide bomber who killed 14 people in a blast on the St Petersburg metro this week developed an interest in Islam and soon after travelled to Turkey, two people who know him told Reuters.

Apr 09, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Russian police arrest 3 suspected of links to subway bombing

Russian investigators on Thursday arrested several people suspected of links to a suicide bomber accused of attacking the city's subway earlier this week, and found elements of an explosive device in the apartment where they lived.

Apr 06, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Russian investigators detain six on terror suspicion, no links to bomb attack

Six people have been detained in St Petersburg on suspicion of recruiting for Islamic State and aiding terrorist activity, Russian investigators said on Wednesday.

Apr 05, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
St Petersburg metro attack 'carried out by suicide bomber'

St Petersburg metro attack 'carried out by suicide bomber'

The St Petersburg metro attack was carried out by a suicide bomber.

Apr 04, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

St Petersburg shuts metro station after anonymous bomb warning: RIA

St Petersburg`s Sennaya Ploshchad metro station has been closed after an anonymous phone call warned of another possible attack.

Apr 04, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
Metro attack shows need for joint anti-terror effort: Russia's Lavrov

Metro attack shows need for joint anti-terror effort: Russia's Lavrov

The bomb blast in St Petersburg which has now killed 14 people is thought to have been carried out by a man born in Kyrgyzstan.

Apr 04, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Death toll rises to 14 in St Petersburg metro blast: Health minister

Death toll rises to 14 in St Petersburg metro blast: Health minister

Fourteen people have died as a result of a blast that ripped through a train carriage on the Saint Petersburg metro, Russia`s Health Minister said on Tuesday.

Apr 04, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
Russia metro attack staged by Kyrgyz suicide bomber: Kyrgyzstan

Russia metro attack staged by Kyrgyz suicide bomber: Kyrgyzstan

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion, which comes after the Islamic State group called for attacks on Russia.

Apr 04, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
Eleven killed in suspected suicide bombing on Russian metro train

Eleven killed in suspected suicide bombing on Russian metro train

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the scene of the explosion late on Monday night and laid a bunch of red flowers at a makeshift shrine to the victims.
 

Apr 04, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Ten dead in St. Petersburg Metro Station blast in Russia; hunt on for 'man with beard and black hat'

Ten dead in St. Petersburg Metro Station blast in Russia; hunt on for 'man with beard and black hat'

At least ten people were killed and several others injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in a St. Petersburg metro tunnel on Monday in what authorities called a suspected terrorist attack.'

Apr 03, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

India, Russia hold talks to boost economic cooperation

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev today held discussions with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on ways to boost economic cooperation including in the energy and diamond processing sectors.

Mar 17, 2017, 21:24 PM IST
US Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka marks St Petersburg debut with win over Lukas Rosol

US Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka marks St Petersburg debut with win over Lukas Rosol

The 31-year-old was checked in the first game of the second set when he was trailing 0-40, but the Swiss star rallied to produce two more breaks to seal the set and the match.

Sep 22, 2016, 09:05 AM IST