Russia plans to deliver S-400 missile systems to India on schedule: Putin
"When it comes to S-400 deliveries, everything goes according to plan," President Putin told reporters on Thursday on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit. India announced its intention to acquire S-400 'Triumf' surface-to-air missile systems in 2015. The contract worth USD 5.43 billion was signed during the visit of President Putin to India last year.
US extends license for businesses to work with Huawei by 90 days
The extension, renewing one issued in August will allow carriers to continue...
Commodity outlook: Gold, silver outlook bearish; crude oil, zinc may rise
Spot Silver is expected to trade in a range of $16.65 - $17.00 rang...
India-China trains Afghan diplomats as part of 3rd country joint projects
The inauguration of the training programme was held at FSI. Ambassador J.S. Mukul, Dean (FSI) welcoming the participants mentioned that 179 Afghan diplomats have undergone training at FSI, which is the largest number of diplomats from any country.
China kicks off 6G R&D amid aggressive 5G push
The Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology on Wednesday announced the establishment of two offices to develop 6G, setting off the competition for the next-generation cellular data service that comes after the super-fast 5G. The Ministry said one of the offices will house the government agencies responsible for the relevant policy making.
Lift ban on Iran oil sales to India, urges Emmanuel Macron
This comes amid efforts by France to emerge as a mediator between Washington and Tehran.
USA and rest of G-7 states differ over joint plan on Iran
Any dialogue and a deal with Iran is a music to India's ears. It had stopped importing oil from Iran since May and other projects have also slowed down due to US sanctions.
Government extends relaxed fumigation norms for onion imports till December 31
In its latest order, the ministry has extended these relaxed provisions till December 31 for onion imports with some conditions. Traders who have imported onions without fumigation or having endorsement of such treatment on phytosanitary certificate (PSC) will be allowed to fumigate in India through an accredited treatment provider.
Indian Foreign Secretary to visit Tehran as Bolton’s exit raises hopes of US-Iran talks
Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale is visiting Iran for 16th Foreign Office Consultations on 15-16 Sept.
Turmeric exports hit by US sanctions against Iran
Exports to Iran have come to a standstill since May with the expiry of the US sanctions waiver to India for six months.
Prince Charles does 'sewa' at Bangla Sahib; makes chapatis for 'langar'
Prince Charles is on a two-day visit to India in order to strengthen India-UK ties.
Centre to take call on onion imports as prices surge
With supplies running short and onion prices at Rs 80/kg, the government will act as a facilitator for onion imports to ease the process and ensure a quick and healthy supply from other countries.
US seeks more relaxation in India FDI policy
Addressing media after the 7th India-US Economic and Financial Partnership meeting here, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said both the countries are working together to promote growth and improve economic security. Mnuchin said that the US welcomes the growing bilateral foreign direct investment flows between countries.
Government to import 1 lakh tonnes onion to check price rise: Paswan
"The government has taken a decision to import one lakh tonnes of onion to control prices," Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said in a tweet. The MMTC has been asked to import onions and make it available for distribution in the domestic market, between November 15 and December 15 period, he added.
Government to relax import norms for speed up onion supply
The prices of onions, which had touched Rs 80 per kg in August and September, have again shot up to Rs 100 a kg in some places due to a shortage, triggered by unseasonal rainfall leading to crop damage in the main onion growing zones in Maharashtra. Traders have been demanding to liberalise these norms for a faster import of onions to India.
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