A- A A+
Last Updated : Jul 6 2020 10:18PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
NSA Ajit Doval holds talk with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to resolve India-China standoff at LAC            COVID-19 tests cross one crore mark in country; recovery rate improves to around 61%            Airborne transmission of novel CoronaVirus not supported by clear evidence: WHO            No scarcity of fertilizers across country during ongoing Kharif season: Govt            Govt, World Bank ink 750 million US dollar agreement for MSME Emergency Response Programme           

National News

Jan 18, 2020
2:03PM

Russia to deliver S-400 air defence systems to India by 2025

Representational pic
Russia said it has started production of S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile systems for India, and all five units will be delivered by 2025. Russian Deputy Chief of Mission Roman Babushkin also said that a contract will be finalised shortly for joint production of Kamov lightweight multi-role military helicopters for India. He was addressing a joint press conference with Russian Ambassador Nikolai Kudashev in New Delhi yesterday. Babushkin said that the Indian Armed forces will receive the first batch of 5,000 Kalashnikov rifles this year as well. These will be produced in India under a joint venture.

Asserting that the S-400 air defence missile systems are among best in the world, the diplomat said they will significantly bolster India's air defence mechanism.

In October 2018, India signed a USD 5 billion deal to buy the air defence missile systems.

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 6 (Jul) Midday News 6 (Jul) Evening News 6 (Jul) Hourly 6 (Jul) (1800hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 6 (Jul) दोपहर समाचार 6 (Jul) समाचार संध्या 6 (Jul) प्रति घंटा समाचार 6 (Jul) (2200hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 6 (Jul) Khabrein(Day) 6 (Jul) Khabrein(Eve) 6 (Jul)
Aaj Savere 6 (Jul) Parikrama 6 (Jul)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 6 (Jul) Samayki 6 (Jul) Sports Scan 23 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 6 (Jul) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 6 (Jul) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 5 (Jul)
  • Money Matters 22 (Mar)
  • International News 22 (Mar)
  • Press Review 23 (Mar)
  • From the States 23 (Mar)
  • Let's Connect 22 (Mar)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 23 (Mar)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 22 (Mar)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 23 (Mar)
  • Fit India New India 23 (Mar)
  • Weather Report 21 (Mar)
  • North East Diaries 22 (Mar)
  • 150 Years of Bapu 22 (Mar)
  • Sector Specific Discussions 22 (Mar)