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14 December, 2017 11:45 AM Putin to contest presidential polls as independent candidate

Putin said the opposition lacked a strong candidate to challenge him. MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin, seeking a new term in office in a March election, said on Thursday he would run as an independent candidate while hoping for support from more than one political party. Putin, 65, told an annual news conference that Russia`s political system 15

14 December, 2017 10:36 AM Putin says Russia won’t be dragged into new arms race with U.S

Putin, speaking at a year-end news conference, also said that Russia would not back out of its commitment to concluding a START III Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with the United States. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia would pay proper attention to the development of its army and navy, but it would not be dragged into a new arms race with the United 13

13 December, 2017 11:45 AM India Green, Russia share lead

AHMEDABAD: India Green and Russia shared the lead at the end of the third round of the World Youth Chess Olympiad at Karnavati Club. With six rounds remaining, they have six points each, one more than Iran and Uzbekistan, who are in the second position. Armenia lost to India Green 1.5-2.5 (Aram Hakobyan bt Aryan Chopra; Shant Sargsyan drew with R. Praggnanandhaa 18

12 December, 2017 4:02 PM London Classic: Caruana emerges on top

However, Carlsen wins the Grand Chess Tour Fabiano Caruana was the first to break the monotony of draws at the London Chess Classic. The American won the last game too, though it was in the blitz format, to become the champion at the last stop of the Grand Chess Tour. The tour, however, was won by World champion Magnus Carlsen, who defeated World No. 2 Levon 18

12 December, 2017 2:25 PM Russian Olympic Committee Approves Athletes Under Neutral Flag

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) on Tuesday gave the nod for its athletes to compete under a neutral flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics despite a ban on the country's national team. "We all had the same opinion: our athletes need to go to South Korea and try to bring back a victory for Russia. Russian athletes have expressed their will to take part in the games 21

12 December, 2017 2:21 PM Russian state TV to broadcast part of Winter Olympics with Russian athletes

The Russian Olympic Committee agreed on Tuesday to support Russian athletes who choose to compete under a neutral flag in February's Winter Games in South Korea after the International Olympic Committee last week banned Russia from the Games. Moscow: Russian state television station Channel One Russia will broadcast parts of the Winter Olympic Games 24

11 December, 2017 6:57 AM Sushma Swaraj holds talks Chinese counterpart Wang Yi

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is in New Delhi to attend the Russia-India-China trilateral meeting. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday held talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on key bilateral issues. According to sources, all issues of mutual interest were discussed between the two leaders. This is the first high-level visit 58

8 December, 2017 9:16 AM Huawei to launch first AI enabled phone in India on January 8

Smartphone maker Huawei will launch its first artificial intelligence (AI) enabled smartphone Honor View 10 on January 8 in India that will be able to sense as to who is using the handset and customise functions accordingly. "The Honor View 10 will be available from January 8, 2018 in selected markets, including Western Europe (United Kingdom, France 45

7 December, 2017 5:00 PM Talks underway for India's entry into Wassenaar Arrangement

New Delhi: Deliberations are currently underway in Vienna over India's membership to the Wassenaar Arrangement, a major export control regime that deals with non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. An entry into the export control regime would enhance India's credentials in the field of non-proliferation despite not being a signatory to the Non-Proliferation 27

7 December, 2017 2:30 PM US team lifts Admiral’s Cup

Sailing regatta championship concludes at Ezhimala The United States Navy team represented by Midshipman Peter Hogan and Midshipman Brittney Slook lifted this year’s Admiral’s Cup Sailing Regatta championship hosted by the Indian Naval Academy (INA) at Ezhimala. The Indian team represented by Cadet Praveen Prabhakar and Cadet Aviral Keshav emerged runner-up 13