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Friday, December 13, 2019



Tri-services military exercise between India, Russia takes off

December 12, 2019 4:46 am

Focus on countering terrorism, preventing arms smuggling; piracy.

Now you see Russia

December 10, 2019 11:22 pm

... and now you don’t. But is the WADA ban the denouement, or a token rap on mittened knuckles?

Russia sports ban: Vladimir Putin says Moscow could appeal WADA ruling

December 10, 2019 9:16 am

Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years earlier on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests.

Report on FBI Russia inquiry finds serious errors but debunks anti-Trump plot

December 10, 2019 8:46 am

By puncturing conspiracy theories promoted by Trump and his allies, yet sharply criticizing law enforcement actions that have not been the subject of public debate, Horowitz’s mixed findings offered a basis for both critics and allies of Trump to claim vindication.

Explained: Mystery of an 18,000-year-old puppy, frozen in time

December 07, 2019 8:45 am

The puppy was less than two months old when it died. Scientists have named the dog “Dogor”, which means “friend” in the Yakut language.

Explained: Why a gas pipeline from Russia to China matters

December 04, 2019 7:53 am

On Monday, Chinese and Russian Presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin inaugurated the first cross-border pipeline between their countries, called the “Power of Siberia”. What is this project?

NATO summit toasts 70 years. But is it waving or drowning?

December 03, 2019 7:55 am

With a French president who calls it "brain dead", a Turkish leader who is attacking US allies and buying Russian weapons, and an American president who questions the entire premise of his superpower defending the West — the political future of NATO has rarely if ever seemed quite so dubious.

Explained: What Fundamental Duties mean

December 04, 2019 7:03 am

Over last few days, the Prime Minister, President, Vice President and Law Minister have been stressing Fundamental Duties. A look at what these duties are, and how they were included in the Constitution.

Viral video: Russian military cadets sings Hindi patriotic song 'Aye watan, aye watan'

November 30, 2019 1:15 pm

The famous Hindi patriotic song was originally sung by Mohammed Rafi and was from the 1965 movie 'Shaheed'.

'Moo'tivational step: Russian dairy farm tests VR glasses on cows to get more milk

December 03, 2019 10:34 am

Though it is unclear if the experiment has increased milk production, various reports suggested that the experiment has resulted in decreased anxiety and improved the emotional mood of the heard.


FlyDubai plane crashes in southern Russia, kills all 62 on board

March 19, 2016 5:01 pm

All sixty-two people on board a flydubai Boeing 737 were killed when the plane crashed and burst into flames as it was landing in Rostov-on-Don, in Southern Russia, on Saturday morning.

Warm reception for PM Modi in cold Russia

December 24, 2015 8:33 pm

PrimeMinister Narendra Modi is on a two-day-visit to Russia where he and Russian President Vladimir Putin held 16th India-Russia Summit at the Kremlin.

Russia celebrates Navy Day

July 27, 2014 3:32 pm

In Russia, Navy Day normally takes place on the last Sunday of July.

Sochi Winter Olympics kicks off

February 07, 2014 11:05 am

It's designed to celebrate a millennium of Russian might and this country's modern rebound, and kick off two weeks of extraordinary human endeavors and planetary sportsmanship.


Meet the KGB spies who invented fake news

November 13, 2018 6:52 pm

The New York Times reveals how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.

The origin of AK-47

July 06, 2018 4:34 am

On this day, the first AK-47 went to production in what was then called the Soviet Union.

The origin on AK-47

July 05, 2018 3:35 pm

On this day, the first AK-47 went to production in what was then called the Soviet Union.

Body of girl who died in Russia arrives in Mumbai

February 17, 2016 2:05 pm

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): The body of a girl who died in a fire incident in Russia arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday. In the shocking tragedy, two medical students from Maharashtra died of suffocation after a fire broke out in their institute in Russia on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Karishma Bhosale (20) from Pune and Pooja Kallur (22) from Nerul. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was seen condoling the family members of the girl.

Russian President wishes India on Republic Day

January 24, 2016 1:31 pm

Russia, Jan 24 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his greetings to the Indian citizens on the occasion of Republic Day. President Putin in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he appreciates relations of special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India. He added that he was sure that further build-up between the two nations will be fruitful bilateral cooperation in different areas. He also said that constructive interaction corresponds to their common interests and goes in line with ensuring stability and security in Asia and the entire world.

Sinai tragedy: funerals begin amid fresh theories over cause of crash

November 05, 2015 6:46 pm

Funerals have begun to take place in Russia for some of the 224 victims of the Sinai air crash. In the north western city of Veliky Novgorod, 60-year old Nina Lushchenko was the first to be laid to rest.

Russia sends missile systems to Syria to protect its forces

November 05, 2015 6:29 pm

Representatives of four Free Syrian Army rebel groups have dismissed a report claiming they would meet Russian officials to discuss fighting Islamic State militants.