Articles tagged under: Russia
June 23, 2017
Ahmedabad: Central Home Ministry and Intelligence Bureau (IB) have red flagged the consortium between Essar Oil and Russian oil company Rosneft over security concerns, stated a report by the Economic Times.
Quoting government sources, the report stated that the Home Ministry have reservations about the deal originate from the Vadinar port in Gujarat being a part of the deal. Under what has been hailed as India's biggest FDI deal, $13 billion, or Rs 84,000 crores, will be paid by Rosneft, a Ru...Read More
June 01, 2017
St Petersburg (Russia): India will formally become a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) within a week, Russian President Vladimir Putin said today as he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the annual bilateral summit.
Welcoming Modi, Putin said, "the most important thing is the trust and friendship in our relationship between our countries and our people."
"I am glad to have this opportunity to meet you and discuss the whole spectrum of bilateral relations and internati...Read More
May 25, 2017
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a five-day long visit to four countries including Germany and Russia commencing May 29. According to a Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) statement here, the Prime Minister will also visit Spain and France during the trip that would end on June 3.
The visit to Germany and Spain will be bilateral in nature while the trip to St Petersburg in Russia is in connection with the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) to be held from ...Read More
January 11, 2017
Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said that a large number of MoU's were singed on the second day of the 8 th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit today of which 133 were the ones involving a sum between Rs 1000 crores to 4000 crores, while 50 were the ones involving a sum over Rs 4000 crores.
Deputy Chief Minister cum Finance Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel said that a large number of MoU's were singed on the second day as well of which 133 were those involving a sum between Rs 1000...Read More
January 09, 2017
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Deputy Prime Ministers of Russia and Poland here today.
Mr Modi who arrived earlier this after noon on two day Gujarat visit, met Mr. Dmitry Rogozin, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia and his Polish counterpart Mr Piotr Glinski separately.
Poland and Russia are among the 12 partner countries of the 8 th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit which will be inaugurated by Mr Modi tomorrow.
Presidents of Kenya and Rwanda and Pri...Read More
December 30, 2016
Washington/Moscow:President Barack Obama today sanctioned Russia and expelled 35 of its agents over alleged Russian hacking during the US presidential polls, but his counterpart Vladimir Putin surprisingly refused to retaliate, saying he will watch the moves of President-elect Donald Trump.
"All Americans should be alarmed by Russia's actions," Obama said in a statement as he ordered a number of actions in response to the Russia's alleged aggressive harassment of US officials and cyber operat...Read More
November 29, 2016
New Delhi: Russia today dismissed as not "corresponding to the realities" the reports in Pakistani media about it holding "secret talks" with Pakistan on the creation of China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC).
The Russian Foreign Ministry in a statement also said that the possibility of Russia joining this (CPEC) initiative is not being discussed with Islamabad.
"Reports appearing in Pakistan's media about some 'secret talks' between Russia and Pakistan on the creation of CPEC do not corr...Read More
October 23, 2016
By Snehesh Alex Philip
New Delhi: With deals over USD 12 billion in kitty this month, including leasing of a second nuclear submarine, Russia hopes to bag more projects as it termed itself as not just a business partner but an "ally" who stood by India in its "darkest hours".
Russia is eying the multi-billion dollar deal for P75-I project of India under which six conventional submarines are to be built with Air Independent Propulsion systems and the next aircraft carrier project besides the ...Read More
October 16, 2016
Benaulim (Goa): With military deals worth about Rs 60,000 crore signed and sealed with India here, Russia is hopeful that another big ticket agreement on Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft will be inked by year-end.
"The agreement had been completed on our end, we are ready to sign it. It is now down to the Indian side.
"There are some formalities to figure out, but I think it will be signed by the end of this year," Sergei Chemezov, CEO of Rostec State Corporation, a Russian umbrella organ...Read More
October 16, 2016
By Ammar Zaidi
Panaji:India and Russia have agreed to explore building the world's most expensive pipeline costing close to USD 25 billion to ferry natural gas from Siberia to the world's third biggest energy consuming nation.
The pipeline is to connect Russian gas grid to India through a 4,500 km to 6,000 km pipeline, officials said.
The shortest route will entail bringing the pipeline through Himalayas into Northern India, a route which poses several technical challenges.
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