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Moving beyond defence, business to be focus of India-Russia ties

Prime Minister Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin Business is going to be the thrust area now in India-Russia relationship, which has so far been seen mostly from the prism of military and civil nuclear cooperation. Even the military and civil nuclear elements of cooperation have been one-way street, with India being the buyer and Russia the supplier. But this Read More

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India, Egypt to step up defence ties, fight crime together

India and Egypt on Friday decided to significantly step up their defence and security cooperation to effectively deal with twin challenges of terrorism and radicalisation as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi held talks covering the entire expanse of ties. IMAGE: Prime Minister Modi and the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Read More

India seeks deeper partnership with South Africa in defence sector

Showcasing India as an attractive destination for defence production, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought deeper collaboration in the sector with South Africa, a major arms exporter, even as he thanked it for supporting India’s bid for membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group. On the second leg of a four-nation African tour, Modi held wide-ranging talks with South African President Jacob Zuma during which both sides decided Read More