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23 September, 2018 2:09 PM India, Russia Likely To Collaborate For Manned Space Mission 'Gaganyaan'

Russia, France and the US share robust cooperation in defence, nuclear energy and space with India. After an agreement with France, India could ink a pact with Russia for sharing of expertise on ISRO's ambitious human space mission project 'Gaganyaan' during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to New Delhi next month, official sources said. Besides 110

21 September, 2018 12:34 PM Kremlin Says US Using Sanctions To Squeeze Russia Out Of Arms Trade

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday that by imposing sanctions on buyers of Russian weapons, and on people associated with the Russian military, the United States is trying to squeeze out competitors in the global arms trade. The Trump administration 43

12 September, 2018 3:00 AM Trump to target foreign meddling in US elections with sanctions order: Sources

President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order as soon as Wednesday that will slap sanctions on any foreign companies or people who interfere in US elections, based on intelligence agency findings, two sources familiar with the matter said. Trump's decision to sign an executive order coincides with intelligence agencies, military and law enforcement 43

10 September, 2018 4:31 PM Watch: IAF successfully conducts first ever mid-air refuelling of LCA Tejas

New Delhi: The first ever mid-air refuelling of India's indigenously built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas was successfully carried out on Monday, said Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL). According to a release from HAL, the major milestone towards its Final Operational Clearance was achieved at 9.30 am. A total of 1,900 kg of fuel was transferred from the mid-air 66

8 September, 2018 4:59 PM Sushma Swaraj to embark on two-day visit to Russia Thursday: MEA

Swaraj will co-chair the 23rd India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Technical & Economic Cooperation (IRIGC-TEC) with Yuri Borisov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will embark Thursday on a two-day visit to Russia to hold discussions on a raft of issues of bilateral cooperation 50

8 September, 2018 3:24 PM Sushma Swaraj's visit to Syria deferred due to prevailing tension

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj's scheduled visit to war-torn Syria next week has been deferred due to the tensions prevailing in the country. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said fresh dates for her visit will be decided in consultation with the Syrian government. "The external affairs minister's visit to Syria has been deferred 125

7 September, 2018 9:58 AM Domino's Russia Learns The Hard Way What Peeps Will Do For Free Pizza

How far would you go for free pizza? Domino's Pizza in Russia seems to have severely underestimated the lengths to which people will go to for free pizza. On Tuesday, the pizza chain was forced to end a promotional offer in Russia which promised customers free pizza for life if they got the brand's logo tattooed "in a prominent place" on their body, reports 45

7 September, 2018 8:05 AM US F-22 Jets Escort Russian Bombers Over Arctic Ocean: Report

Russian warplanes carried out planned flights over neutral waters in the Arctic Ocean and were escorted by US jets on parts of the flights. Two U.S. F-22 fighter jets escorted Tu-95MC Russian strategic bombers over the Arctic Ocean, the Interfax news agency cited the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on Friday. Russian warplanes carried out planned 40

4 September, 2018 6:04 PM Russia's Proposal For Joint Venture For Production Of AK Rifles Rejected

The sources said Russia proposed the joint venture during Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's visit to Moscow for production of AK-103 rifle The government has rejected a proposal by Russia to set up a manufacturing facility in India for AK-series assault rifles in partnership with the Adani Group, official sources said. The decision comes amid a controversy 75

4 September, 2018 8:28 AM IAF's MiG-27 fighter jet crashes in Jodhpur, pilot ejects safely

A MiG-27 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in an agriculture field in Jodhpur's Banad area during a routine mission Tuesday morning, but no loss of life was reported with the pilot ejecting safely. A Court of Inquiry will investigate the cause of the incident, defence spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh said. "The MiG-27 aircraft airborne 127