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Shriya Pilgaonkar to ring in mom Supriya's birthday in Turkey

The actress also informed that it has been a while since they went on a vacation together and, hence, she is planning everything meticulously.

Aug 08, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

Harbhajan Singh trolls Pakistan, others after Chandrayaan-2 launch

Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh trolled some countries with moon on their national flags, including Pakistan, after India`s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 was blasted off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota on Monday.

Jul 23, 2019, 13:27 PM IST

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will assess Russia's Sukhoi Su-35 offer: Report

Apart from the Russian Air Force, the Sukhoi Su-35 is in service with China's  People's Liberation Army Air Force. Indonesia, too, has ordered 11 Su-35 jets. An earlier report in Russian media had claimed that Turkey was also eyeing the Sukhoi Su-57 and Chinese Shenyang J-31 5th Generation fighters in lieu of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.

Jul 19, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Russia offers Sukhoi Su-35 to Turkey after US stops sale of F-35 Lightning II

The Sukhoi Su-35 is a multi-purpose, super-manoeuvrable fighter. Russian defence experts claim the Su-35 outscores all the 4 and 4+ Generation fighters currently flying and even incorporates several 5th Generation characteristics. Turkey's pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak had in early June 2019 reported that the country may opt for either Su-57 or Shenyang J-31, both 5th Generation jets, if the USA decided against the F-35 deal.

Jul 18, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

US officially kicks Turkey out of F-35 Lightning II programme over Russian S-400 Triumf missile deal

The US has maintained that the S-400 Triumf missiles and F-35 cannot be based in close proximity as the Russian system will be able to map the unique stealth characteristics of the 5th Generation stealth jet. "Turkey cannot field a Russian intelligence collection platform in proximity to where the F-35 program makes repairs and houses F-35s," the US Department of Defense said.

Jul 18, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

US stops F-35 Lightning II sale to Turkey as Russia's S-400 Triumf missiles land in Ankara

Till July 16, 2019, 12 Russian aircraft have landed in Turkey with S-400 Triumf missile systems. Turkey, which is a member of the F-35 Lightning II development programme, has ordered 116 jets but the US has refused to deliver the stealth fighters.

Jul 17, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Footage of first set of Russian missile system S-400 being delivered to Turkey released online

The first parts of the missile system were delivered to the Murted air base, the Turkish defence ministry said in a statement. 

Jul 13, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

First shipment of Russian S-400 defence systems arrive in Turkey

The first components of the Russian S-400 system were delivered to the air base in Murted near Turkish capital Ankara 


Jul 12, 2019, 14:00 PM IST

Turkey firm on S-400 Triumf missiles, tells USA 'no country has the right to tell us what to do'

Abandoning or cancelling the S-400 deal with Russia was "out of the question" with Turkey and Russia already discussing the delivery dates of the missile systems, Turkish Foreign Minister said.

Jun 25, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

Istanbul votes again in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan

In the initial March 31 vote, the opposition Republican People`s Party candidate secured a narrow victory over Erdogan`s AK Party (AKP) in Turkey`s largest city, a rare electoral defeat for the president. 

Jun 23, 2019, 22:40 PM IST

Bengali actress, TMC MP Nusrat Jahan marries businessman beau Nikhil Jain in Turkey — Watch

The nuptials took place in the Turkish town of Bodrum in the presence of family and close friends.

Jun 20, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

Bengali actress-cum-MP Nusrat Jahan getting married in Turkey

The actress is set to don a lehenga designed by fashion guru Sabyasachi Mukherjee.

Jun 19, 2019, 19:59 PM IST

Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters mourn Egypt's Mursi in Turkey

Mursi, a leading member of the Islamist group which is now banned in Egypt, died on Monday after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges.

Jun 18, 2019, 20:32 PM IST

Sukhoi Su-57 or Shenyang J-31? Turkey eyes Russian, Chinese jets as US tightens the noose on F-35 deal

Turkey's pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak has reported that its defence leadership is now looking at the Sukhoi Su-57 and Shenyang J-31 fifth-generation fighters.

Jun 12, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

Russia plans to deliver missiles to Turkey in July, US takes dim view

Turkey and the United States have sparred publicly for months over Ankara`s order for the S-400s, which are not compatible with the transatlantic alliance`s systems.

Jun 11, 2019, 23:31 PM IST

Turkey says US has not taken step to create S-400 working group

Washington says the S-400s pose a threat to the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighters and has warned of potential U.S. sanctions if Ankara presses on with the deal. 

Jun 10, 2019, 20:49 PM IST

S Jaishankar holds telephonic conversations with foreign ministers of France and Turkey

Jaishankar termed his conversations with the two leaders as cordial and warm.

Jun 06, 2019, 08:16 AM IST

Turkish President Erdogan says will jointly produce S-500s with Russia after purchase of S-400s

U.S. officials have called Turkey's planned purchase of the S-400 missile defense system "deeply problematic," saying it would risk Ankara’s partnership in the joint strike fighter F-35 program.

May 19, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

US terminates Turkey's preferential trade agreement, reduces tariffs on steel

The decision is effective May 17, it added.

May 17, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

Turkey to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AKP

Turkey`s main opposition Republican People`s Party (CHP), which narrowly won the mayor`s office in the country`s largest city, called the ruling a "plain dictatorship."

May 07, 2019, 07:27 AM IST