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200 Peruvian servicemen to study in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 200 servicemen from Peru will study in Russia's universities according to an agreement between the two countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ... Read more...

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Kudankulam reactor to operate from October: Minister


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is scheduled to be operational by October 2012 and the 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor ... Read more...

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IAF chief to review aircraft projects in Russia


August 9th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, will be in Russia for three days beginning Friday to review the joint projects ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain discussing space projects: Putin


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain are discussing a number of space projects, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday."We plan to launch several British satellites," Putin said ... Read more...

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No choppers on board ships to Syria: Russia


July 14th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's state-run arms company has denied that any of its warships presently heading for Syria were carrying Mil Mi-25 helicopter gunships.Rosoboronexport said it had tried ... Read more...

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Russian navy ready to break Syria blockade


July 12th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Navy warships will be sent to defend Russian merchant vessels in the event of a blockade due to the situation in Syria, an official ... Read more...

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India, Mozambique to ink security accord


July 11th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India is to sign a key security agreement with Mozambique on combating piracy in the Indian Ocean region during Minister of State for Home Mullapally ... Read more...

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Raul Castro secures cooperation commitments in China


July 6th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Talks here Thursday between Chinese President Hu Jintao and Cuba's Raul Castro ended with the signing of eight accords, including one on a loan to finance ... Read more...

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Putin backs importing foreign military technology


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has supported the idea of purchasing certain types of military technology from abroad to satisfy specific and urgent needs of the ... Read more...

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University of Tokyo seeks collaboration with IGNOU


June 27th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) In a bid to attract more Indian students to study in Japan, the University of Tokyo has sought collaboration with the Indira Gandhi National Open ... Read more...

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Not delivering helicopters to Syria, says Russia


June 16th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is not delivering new military helicopters to Syria, the Russian foreign ministry said in response to media reports that claimed Syria was getting Mi-25 ... Read more...

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Arab-India trade meet begins Tuesday


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 22 (IANS/WAM) The Third Arab-India Partnership Conference begins here Tuesday.The two-day conference whose focus is on development through trade and investment is being organised by the ... Read more...

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Russia to sell off 18 fighter planes that India rejected


May 16th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is to put up for sale a batch of 18 Sukhoi Su-30 multirole fighter aircraft, rejected by India on concerns about their engines and ... Read more...

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Libya, Iraq want to buy Russian arms: Minister


April 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya and Iraq continue to show interest in buying Russian-made weaponry despite regime changes in these countries, a minister said Tuesday.Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, ... Read more...

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Russia to showcase 70 weapon systems in Bangkok


March 6th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian companies will show more than 70 models of arms and military equipment at an international defence exhibition in Bangkok.The equipment will be displayed at ... Read more...

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Krishna meets top Egyptian leaders


March 4th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna met top Egyptian leaders including Supreme Council of Armed Forces chairman Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Prime Minister Kamal ... Read more...

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Military ties with India growing : US


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Ties between the US and Indian militaries are growing, a senior defense official said Friday, noting recent bilateral security talks between the two countries ... Read more...

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Russia to fight faking of its weapons abroad


February 27th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government is planning to undertake serious measures to fight counterfeit production of Russian weaponry in foreign countries, especially the Kalashnikov assault (AK) rifles.According ... Read more...

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India-US defence dialogue held ahead of naval drill


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Ahead of their navies holding a massive war game in the Bay of Bengal, India and the US held their annual Defence Policy Group ... Read more...

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Russia exported arms worth $13 bn in 2011


February 16th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia sold $13.2 billion worth of weaponry to foreign customers, including India, in 2011, the head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Mikhail Dmitriyev ... Read more...

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Russia denies deal with Iran over military cooperation


February 9th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS) Russia and Iran have not reached any deals regarding bilateral military-technical cooperation during their latest bilateral meeting Wednesday, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.Rogozin's ... Read more...

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UAE, Libya sign cooperation agreement


January 20th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Libya have signed a cooperation agreement in Tripoli, it was announced Thursday.The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the representatives of ... Read more...

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India looks to Trinidad for oil, signs 5 pacts


January 6th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India Friday enhanced its economic and cultural ties with Trinidad and Tobago by signing five pacts and agreed to step up energy collaboration with ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign deal for another 42 Sukhoi combat planes (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) India Friday signed a fresh agreement with Russia for the licensed production of 42 Sukhoi fighters for which the Russians will provide technical and equipment ... Read more...

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Russia to build AK-47 ammunition factory in Cuba


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) Russia plans to build a factory in Cuba to make ammunition for AK-47 assault rifles, an official said Thursday."The components were taken to Cuba a few ... Read more...

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Government concerned about damage to Kudankulam reactor systems


November 25th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The government is concerned about the damage to equipment at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) owing to the ongoing protests against commissioning of the plant, ... Read more...

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Japan pledges $750 mn for Iraq’s development


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 23 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has said that his government will assist the ongoing development of Iraq by contributing 67 billion yen (around $750 million).The fund ... Read more...

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Bangalore to host Indian Ocean Rim countries meet


November 8th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) India's tech hub will November 15 host the 11th ministerial meeting of the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) that will focus on promoting ... Read more...

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Antony flags delays in Russian defence supplies


October 5th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 5 (IANS) India has once again flagged delays in the supply of defence equipment and spares by Russia at the annual meeting of their defence ministers, apart from ... Read more...

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Antony pays homage at Russian WW-II memorial


October 4th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday began his three-day visit to Russia by paying homage at the Victory Park here to defence personnel who lost their ... Read more...

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‘Antony won’t witness fifth generation combat plane flight’


September 30th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will be on a three-day visit to Russia next week, but will not get a chance to witness the ambitious ... Read more...

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Chinese vice premier concludes Pakistan trip


September 28th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Chinese Vice Premier Meng Jianzhu has concluded his two-day official trip to Pakistan that took place amid strained US-Pakistan ties.Meng flew out of Islamabad Tuesday.During ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China sign agreements worth $250 mn


September 27th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Pakistan and China have signed a number of agreements worth about $250 million.The agreements were in economic and technical cooperation, relief goods, emergency humanitarian assistance ... Read more...

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India offers to strengthen Kyrgyz armed forces


September 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) India Friday assured Kyrgyzstan of its support in strengthening its defence and security apparatus.The assurance was given by Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony to his ... Read more...

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Medvedev lauds India’s achievements on I-Day


August 16th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Monday said India rightfully enjoyed high authority in the world and lauded the "impressive tempo" of the country's all-round development."Keeping ... Read more...

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