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During Vladimir Putin's visit, India and Russia exchanged 8 agreements: Here's the list

During Vladimir Putin's visit, India and Russia exchanged 8 agreements: Here's the list

The last annual summit was held on June 1, 2017, during the visit of the prime minister to Russia.

Oct 05, 2018, 17:12 PM IST
India-Russia joint statement after PM Narendra Modi-Vladimir Putin meet: Full text

India-Russia joint statement after PM Narendra Modi-Vladimir Putin meet: Full text

The historic agreement was signed at the Hyderabad House for the procurement of the five advanced S-400 Triumf missile shield systems.

Oct 05, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

While Mukwege has been honoured for his work in treating victims of sexual violence in Congo, Murad is hailed for speaking out against crimes against women.

Oct 05, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
After China's show of aggression in South China Sea, US prepares to hit back

After China's show of aggression in South China Sea, US prepares to hit back

US Navy's Pacific Fleet's draft has proposed that a series of operations should be conducted in a single week in November, CNN reported quoting several US defence officials.

Oct 05, 2018, 12:42 PM IST
Nobel peace prize for Donald Trump? Sarcastic Twitter speculates

Nobel peace prize for Donald Trump? Sarcastic Twitter speculates

While most posts on the social media site are sceptical, there are some who say Donald Trump meeting Kim Jong Un is reason good enough for the honour.

Oct 05, 2018, 11:39 AM IST
Putin in India: US and China keep watch as New Delhi eyes key defence deals with Russia

Putin in India: US and China keep watch as New Delhi eyes key defence deals with Russia

All eyes would be on the possible deal for S-400 air defence system which could prove to be a game-changer for Indian Air Force even if the US has already frowned upon it.

Oct 05, 2018, 08:13 AM IST
Donald Trump's counter-terrorism strategy identifies LeT, TTP as potential threat to US

Donald Trump's counter-terrorism strategy identifies LeT, TTP as potential threat to US

"These groups, including Boko Haram, Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, and Lashkar-e Taiba, employ a range of political and terrorist tactics to undermine local governments and conduct attacks," it said.

Oct 05, 2018, 07:53 AM IST
Indonesia earthquake, tsunami toll climbs to 1,424

Indonesia earthquake, tsunami toll climbs to 1,424

National Agency for Disaster Management spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho has said that 113 people are missing.

Oct 05, 2018, 06:23 AM IST
US says it's going extra mile to find substitute for Iranian oil for India

US says it's going extra mile to find substitute for Iranian oil for India

A large proportion of oil imported by India comes from Iran but following US sanctions on Tehran, this is expected to go down significantly.

Oct 05, 2018, 06:17 AM IST
US pushes Pakistan for an effective campaign against terrorists

US pushes Pakistan for an effective campaign against terrorists

The White House has said that Pakistan's foreign minister was told his new government would address the problem of terrorism effectively.

Oct 05, 2018, 06:09 AM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives on 2-day visit to India, meets PM Modi; S-400 missile deal in focus

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives on 2-day visit to India, meets PM Modi; S-400 missile deal in focus

The Russian President will hold the annual bilateral summit starting on Friday.

Oct 04, 2018, 20:51 PM IST
Dutch government says it disrupted Russian attempt to hack chemical weapons watchdog

Dutch government says it disrupted Russian attempt to hack chemical weapons watchdog

Dutch authorities disrupted an attempt in April by Russian intelligence agents to hack the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Oct 04, 2018, 16:32 PM IST
PoK President targets India, asks UK to intervene to stop ‘reign of terror’ in Jammu and Kashmir

PoK President targets India, asks UK to intervene to stop ‘reign of terror’ in Jammu and Kashmir

According to Dawn's report, the president also accused the Indian army of having unrestricted powers and unleashing it to "kill, mutilate and incarcerate the people of Kashmir indiscriminately". 

Oct 04, 2018, 14:34 PM IST
Pakistan foreign minister seeks US role for talks with India

Pakistan foreign minister seeks US role for talks with India

But the Pakistani request on the facilitation of the talks has been rejected by the US, the top Pakistani leader told a Washington audience on Wednesday.

Oct 04, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
Rising US-China tensions good opportunity for us: Pakistan

Rising US-China tensions good opportunity for us: Pakistan

Islamabad has been trying to deepen ties with China in recent years as relations with the United States remain on tenterhooks. 

Oct 04, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Pakistan minister should have been more sensitive in sharing dais with Hafiz Saeed: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Pakistan minister should have been more sensitive in sharing dais with Hafiz Saeed: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

"It had nothing to do with Lashkar-e-Taiba. There were other political elements there. He happened to be one of them," Qureshi added.

Oct 04, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
China slams 'irresponsible' United States over shelved security talks

China slams 'irresponsible' United States over shelved security talks

A senior U.S. official told Reuters on Sunday that China had cancelled a security meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis that had been planned for October.

Oct 04, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
South Carolina shooting leaves one officer dead, four injured: Reports

South Carolina shooting leaves one officer dead, four injured: Reports

Florence-based WPDE-TV, citing the Florence County Sheriff`s Office, reported that three sheriff`s deputies and two Florence city police officers were shot in the incident, and that one of the city

Oct 04, 2018, 06:22 AM IST
Large Indian group 'takes over' luxury cruise with scantily-clad dancers: Report

Large Indian group 'takes over' luxury cruise with scantily-clad dancers: Report

It was a nightmare for several Australians on board a luxury cruise as their journey was reportedly ruined by more than 1000 Indians.

Oct 03, 2018, 21:54 PM IST
Reham Khan, former wife of Imran Khan, explains why Pakistan has ‘psychos as leaders’

Reham Khan, former wife of Imran Khan, explains why Pakistan has ‘psychos as leaders’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s former wife and British-Pakistani journalist Reham Khan is miffed over the “teaching & training” given in the country.

Oct 03, 2018, 20:13 PM IST

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