Tag Archives: putin

Prime Minister Recalls his 2001 Visit to Russia Ahead of State Visit Tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commence his official state visit to Russia from Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015 and the welcome ceremony is slated to be a cultural extravganza with twin cultural programs, Abhinandan & Abhivyakti. Both events envisage performance of Indian art forms (classical and folk dances) by Russian artists reflecting the importance of Inter-cultural understanding. ‘Abhinandan’ seeks to portray ...

Read More »

Will Modi Get Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ Recognition?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the list of 50 contenders for Time magazine’s Person of the Year, which will be announced on Dec 10, coinciding with the International Human Rights Day. Modi, “once a controversial regional leader”, became India’s prime minister after leading his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a “landslide electoral victory on a platform of economic development”, ...

Read More »

Russia Rejects Australia Demand for MH17 Compensation, Seeks Proof

Russia has rejected Australian plea that it should pay compensation for MH17 disaster that was downed by Ukrainian rebels supported by Moscow. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott ealier alleged that Russua had a role in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, but Russia brushed aside his demand that it apologise and pay compensation to the families of the victims ...

Read More »