Bilateral Relations

Rajnath to do shastra puja on border

He will do ‘shastra puja’ along border with Pakistan Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will celebrate Dasara and perform ‘shastra puja’ in Bikaner along the India-Pakistan border, officials said on Sunday. This is for the first time a senior Union Minister will conduct ‘shastra puja’ or worship of weapons along …

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Special forces in India-U.S. exercise

Talks are on to include them in the first tri-services exercise likely to take place in 2019 The first India-U.S. tri-services exercise is likely to take place in 2019, and talks are on to include the special forces of the two countries in the drill, a senior U.S. defence official …

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Our foreign policy is free: Gen. Rawat

‘We choose what is important for us’ As India faces possible U.S. sanctions for the S-400 missile deal with Russia, the Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, on Sunday underscored that India had an “independent foreign policy” and the way forward was to see what was “strategically important …

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A young woman like no other’

Nadia Murad, co-winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, embodies courage When news came in that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize had been awarded to former ISIS captive Nadia Murad and Congolese physician Dr. Denis Mukwege, I realised just how powerful media can be. Dr. Mukwege and Ms. Murad were …

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India leaves out offset clause for S-400

Aim is to advance deliveries of the system, though Russia was ready to accede to the condition The Rs. 40,300-crore deal between India and Russia for five S-400 air defence missile systems does not have any offset clause. India has decided to drop it so as to advance deliveries, though …

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Youth ties will add value, says Putin

Russian President, Prime Minister Modi interact with young talent from the two countries Interaction between young people of India and Russia, especially schoolchildren, would perhaps be the “most important addition” to the “unprecedented level” of bilateral ties and serve as a basis for a long-term cooperation, Russian President Vladimir Putin …

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