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World’s First Floating Nuclear Plant Put To Sea By Russia
Akademik Lomonosov, the world's first "floating" nuclear power plant (FNPP) for installation in remote areas, has headed out on its first sea voyage from this Baltic shipyard here, Russian state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom said on Saturday. A statement said the FNPP was towed out of the..
64 Dead In Russia Shopping Mall Fire
At least 64 people, including many children, were killed in a deadly blaze that engulfed a shopping mall in Russia's industrial city of Kemerovo, the Emergencies Minister said on Monday. The inferno ripped through the top floor of the four-storey Winter Cherry commercial complex on Sunday afterno..
Russia Goes To Polls In Presidential Election
Russians began voting on Sunday in the presidential election in which incumbent President Vladimir Putin is seeking a fourth term in office. Polls first opened in Russia's far-east at 8 a.m. (Russian time). The polling will open in Moscow nine hours later, BBC reported. Russians residing in ..
Iran Warns US Against Any ‘Foolish’ Action On Syria
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has slammed the US for its "interventionist" stance towards Syria. The US "hostile" policies against the countries of the region is nothing new, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Wednesday, warning the US government against any "foolish" action on Syria..
Is India Planning A War? Between 2013- 2017, India Becomes World’s Largest Arms Buyer
India has topped the list of the countries with weapon-making and weapon -purchasing power, surpassing everyone in the competition to buy weapons all over the world. According to a report, India was the largest importer in terms of purchase of major weapons between 2013 and 2017, which is 12 percent..
Russia Has Invincible Missile: Vladimir Putin
Russia has developed "invincible" nuclear weapons that can "reach anywhere in the world", President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday in his annual state of the nation address here. The speech was the last before an election Putin is expected to win in 17 days time. He was laying out his key polici..
Vladimir Putin Registered As Candidate For 2018 Presidential Race
The Russian Central Elections Commission (CEC) on Tuesday registered incumbent President Vladimir Putin as a candidate for the upcoming presidential election. The commission, in a live broadcast, said that Putin's headquarters had collected 314,837 signatures in his support, more than the 300,000..
US President Donald Trump Cautioned Not To Foil Russia Probe
Senior Democrats have warned President Donald Trump not to use a controversial memo as a "pretext" to fire the special counsel probing alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 US election. Democrats said the memo's release was a "shameful effort to discredit" the FBI and inquiries into Russian med..
Russian Pretsiden Putin Dips Into Icy Waters To Mark Orthodox Epiphany
In the early hours of Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin submerged himself into the gelid waters of a frozen lake to mark the Epiphany, when the Orthodox Church carries out the great sanctification of the water. Putin, like many Orthodox Christians across the globe, bathed in the waters of ..
Tea Exports Rise Over 8.3% In January-November Of 2017
India's tea exports grew by over 8.3 per cent to 216.99 million kg during January to November period of 2017 as compared to 200.36 million kg exported in the corresponding period of 2016. According to provisional data of Tea Board India, tea exports, in value terms, stood at Rs 4,269.47 crore du..