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Tip on illicit exports triggers probe at Swiss arms group

Mar 23 2018

Swiss federal prosecutors searched state arms group RUAG after a whistleblower flagged unauthorized arms exports, the company said.

Putin may have dirt on Trump: CIA ex-chief John O Brennan

Mar 22 2018

A former head of the CIA, John O Brennan, has said that he thinks Russia might have some kind of compromising information on President Donald Trump.

'No specific plans' for Trump-Putin meet: White House

Mar 21 2018

The White House has said that there were no specific plans right away for a meeting between Donald Trump and his newly re-elected Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

Trump speaks with Putin after re-election victory in Russia

Mar 20 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, an administration official told Reuters without elaborating.

EU's Juncker follows France, Germany in congratulating Putin

Mar 20 2018

EU's Juncker has written to Putin to congratulate him on his reelection, saying that Russia and Europe should “reestablish a cooperative pan-European security order”.

OSCE says Russian presidential election lacked real choice

Mar 19 2018

The OSCE said there was no real choice in Russia’s presidential election the previous day and complained it had been marked by pressure on critical voices.

Russia will remain a difficult partner for Europe: Maas

Mar 19 2018

Russia will remain a difficult partner, said new German foreign minister Heiko Maas, reacting to Russian Putin’s re-election on Sunday and questioning its fairness.

Japan's Abe congratulates Russia's Putin on election victory

Mar 19 2018

Japan PM Shinzo Abe telephoned Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his election victory and to reaffirm his commitment to a denuclearised North Korea

Kremlin to UK on spy attack allegations: Show evidence or apologize

Mar 19 2018

Kremlin said that London would either have to back up its assertions that Russia was behind the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in Britain with evidence.

Rosneft doubles fourth-quarter profit helped by Sistema deal

Mar 19 2018

Rosneft doubled its fourth-quarter net income to 100 billion rubles ($1.74 billion) after it resolved a row with Sistema (AFKS.MM), the Russian energy company said.

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The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months


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Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal

Economic Times Reports


To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn

The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

Mint Reports


Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC

To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI

The completion period for the project is 30 months

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