India’s Russia-trained astronauts are gearing to liftoff for the giant’s first manned space mission — RT India

India’s Russia-trained astronauts are gearing to liftoff for the giant’s first manned space mission — RT India

Source link After simulated zero-gravity training in Russia and theoretical studies in Bengaluru, the astronauts will lift off in a module atop a three-stage rocket It was the best-kept secret at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), the alma mater of some of India’s most renowned scientists, located in the country’s tech capital, Bengaluru. For […]

India’s Reliance inks deal with Disney to create media giant — RT India

India’s Reliance inks deal with Disney to create media giant — RT India

Source link The conglomerate led by billionaire Mukesh Ambani will be the majority shareholder in the merged entity, worth $8.5bn Indian mega-conglomerate Reliance has struck a deal with the Walt Disney Company to merge their TV and video streaming businesses into a new entity valued at $8.5 billion. With over 750 million viewers across 120 […]

India’s voice should be heard – NATO member on Ukraine conflict — RT India

India’s voice should be heard – NATO member on Ukraine conflict — RT India

Source link Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has emphasized New Delhi’s role as a “consensus builder” on the global stage Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has stressed the importance of India “as a voice of reason” on the global stage, particularly amid tensions such as the Ukraine conflict and the war in Gaza. Speaking at the […]

India’s main opposition party faces action from tax department — RT India

India’s main opposition party faces action from tax department — RT India

Source link The bank accounts of the Congress and its youth wing were temporarily frozen on Friday The Congress, the largest opposition party in India, claimed on Friday that its bank account had been frozen by the Income Tax Department on “flimsy grounds,” and described the move as a “severe blow to democracy.” After the […]

India’s top court scraps funding for political parties as elections loom — RT India

India’s top court scraps funding for political parties as elections loom — RT India

Source link The Supreme Court struck down as ‘unconstitutional’ an electoral bonds scheme allowing anonymous donations by businesses India’s Supreme Court on Thursday abolished a six-year-old scheme that permitted individuals and companies to donate money to political parties anonymously and without limits. The electoral bonds system, introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party […]

How India’s central bank cracked the whip on e-wallet giant Paytm — RT India

How India’s central bank cracked the whip on e-wallet giant Paytm — RT India

Source link The survival of the startup that drove financial inclusion in the country and boosted the nation’s economy is now at stake In baseball, it’s three strikes and you’re out. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of Indian digital payments company Paytm, and arguably the country’s largest startups poster boy, faces a possible third strike. Like […]

Why India’s investment in Russian hydrocarbons is win-win — RT India

Why India’s investment in Russian hydrocarbons is win-win — RT India

Source link New Delhi’s ventures in Russia’s oil and gas sectors are a testament to collaborative prowess and shared economic ambitions By Manish Vaid, Junior Fellow, Observer Research Foundation. His research interests include energy policy, geopolitics, and the energy transition. Amidst the geopolitical tremors which have emerged since the start of the Ukraine conflict, Russia […]

India’s space program uses plutonium pellets to power missions — RT India

India’s space program uses plutonium pellets to power missions — RT India

Source link New Delhi is experimenting with radioisotopes to charge its robotic missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond Indians are ecstatic over their space program’s string of successes in recent months. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has a couple of well-kept tech secrets – one of them nuclear – that will drive future […]

Rupee payments boosting India’s exports to Russia – exporting group   — RT India

Rupee payments boosting India’s exports to Russia – exporting group   — RT India

Source link New Delhi shipped engineering goods worth over $1 billion to Moscow last year, according to an Indian trade council India’s exports of engineering goods to Russia more than doubled to over $1 billion in the first nine months of last year thanks in part to payments settled in rupees, the news outlet Mint […]

India’s opposition coalition crumbles, making Modi’s return to power a foregone conclusion — RT India

India’s opposition coalition crumbles, making Modi’s return to power a foregone conclusion — RT India

Source link As hundreds of millions head to the polls this year, Congress party and its allies are struggling to come together to take on the ruling BJP Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on the cusp of a historic third term in office. With general elections barely three months away (due by April-May), he […]

India’s navy rescues pirated Iranian ship in Arabian Sea — RT India

India’s navy rescues pirated Iranian ship in Arabian Sea — RT India

Source link South Asian nation’s navy has intensified patrols of key shipping lanes amid growing geopolitical turbulence in the region The Indian Navy’s warship INS Sumitra, which has been deployed in the Gulf of Aden on an anti-piracy operation, rescued a hijacked Iranian vessel on Monday and ensured the release of both crew members and […]