India & Russia sign St Petersburg Declaration for enhanced ties across the board

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 23:26

St Petersburg, June 1, Marking 70 years of diplomatic ties, India and Russia on Thursday signed the St Petersburg Declaration - an action plan for deepening not only political and economic development of the two countries but also to ensure a benchmark of stability in times of global instability.


Street in Delhi named after late Russian envoy Kadakin: Modi

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 22:24

St. Petersburg, June 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed late Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin as a "great friend" of India and announced that a road in New Delhi has been named after him.


Modi invites Russian firms in Indian defence production

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 20:50

St. Petersburg, June 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday invited Russian companies to invest in India by forming joint ventures, saying opportunities for them have opened up, especially in defence production, through recent policy initiatives.


Sushma to help ailing infant from Pakistan

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 10:48

New Delhi, June 1, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has offered help to a person in Pakistan who highlighted his infant's health condition on the social media.


India to take ties with Spain to new level: Modi

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 13:16

Madrid, May 31, Ahead of talks with his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India was committed to take ties with Spain to "a new level".


Sri Lanka PM to visit India ahead of Modi visit

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 22:26

New Delhi, April 20, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be visiting India from April 25-29, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modis scheduled visit in the island nation next month for the Vesak Day celebrations.


Indian, Chinese navies thwart piracy bid near Aden

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 14:02

Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Barely a week after an Indian dhow with 11 crew members was hijacked by Somali pirates, Indian and Chinese navies joined hands to save a Tuvalu-flagged container ship with 19 Filipino crew members from a pirate attack late on Saturday night in the Gulf of Aden, an official said here on Sunday.