Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Ngo Duc Manh (left) on November 21 took over the rotating Chairmanship of the ASEAN Moscow Committee (AMC) from the Thai ambassador. (Photo: VNA) Moscow (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Ngo Duc Manh on November 21 took over the rotating Chairmanship of the ASEAN Moscow Committee (AMC) from the Thai ambassador. The hand-over took place during the fourth meeting of the AMC held in the Hanoi-Moscow Complex (Incentra) in the Russian capital city the same day. Ambassadors from other ASEAN member countries, including the Philippines, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos and Indonesia, expressed their support for Vietnam’s AMC Chairmanship, which, they said, is expected to help promote solidarity and cooperation between the grouping and Russia. The meeting adopted the plan on the committee’s activities in 2020 proposed by Vietnam. Accordingly, the committee is scheduled to host such activities as an ASEAN flag hoisting ceremony, ASEAN Family … [Read more...] about Vietnam takes over Chairmanship of ASEAN Moscow Committee
New Delhi: Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said he was "finally"given the consent by the central government to attend the World Education Conference in Russia. Sisodia said his application to attend and speak at the conference was lying pending for nearly 10 days due to which he could not board the Moscow-bound flight on Monday night. Calling it "unfortunate", Sisodia lamented about the delay on Twitter. However, he received the approval this morning. On Twitter, he said "It would be my privilege to represent India's knowledge legacy in front of world's edu. ministers & help them know- how it can help in making the world a better place to live." I was invited to speak about Delhi Education reforms at World Education Conference, Moscow. I was supposed to leave tonight but it's unfortunate that Govt of India has not given permission. It's pending 'under process' for last 10 days. — Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) August 28, 2018 Earlier during the day, the … [Read more...] about Manish Sisodia “finally” gets Centre’s permission to visit Moscow
New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin has written to US President Donald Trump on the occasion of New Year, telling him that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a "wide-ranging agenda", Reuters reported citing officials. The letter comes a month after Trump abruptly cancelled meeting with Putin on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Argentina. Trump had then cited tensions about Russian forces opening fire on Ukrainian navy boats and then seizing them. An official statement from the Moscow Kremlin said that Putin stresses that US-Russia ties are the most important factor for strategic stability and international security. Putin confirmed that Russia is open for dialogue with the US on the most wide-ranging agenda. Putin has not only sent new year greetings to Trump but to other world leaders as well including Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Theresa May of Britain and Shinzo Abe of Japan and Xi Jinping of China. In a separate letter to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Putin … [Read more...] about In New Year letter, Putin tells Trump Moscow is open for dialogue
Recently seen in 'Bigg Boss 12', the 'Naagin' actor Karanvir Bohra aka KVB was in headlines early this week regarding his passport problem he faced in Moscow, Russia. The popular actor was detained in Moscow on Wednesday due to passport damage, post which, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj helped him get a temporary one to gain entry into Russia for which he thanked her too. Kvb, who's in Moscow to attend MacCoffee Bollywood Film Festival as a chief guest, just faced yet another difficult situation he is trying to brave. Karanvir Bohra thanks Sushma Swaraj for temporary passport to enter Russia! Kvb posted a video from the streets of Moscow while it snows, and before the police presence worries his fans, here's the story actor narrates. Karanvir in this compiled video clip he posted on Instagram just a while ago, addresses the camera showing around him, telling fans that his taxi just got hit by another taxi. "I don't know why does it only happen with me. … [Read more...] about Karanvir Bohra’s taxi gets hit in Moscow, Cops arrive! Actor posts VIDEO while it also snows!
New Delhi: As many as 41 people including two children have died after a Russian passenger plane caught a massive fire and had to make an emergency landing on Sunday at Moscow’s busiest airport, news agencies reported. Footage of the plane’s crash-landing went viral on social media which showed Aeroflot’s Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft erupting into fire and making emergency landing and speeding along runway with flames all over it. "There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane," the Investigative Committee said in a statement, adding that the plane had been flying to the northwestern Russian city of Murmansk, AFP said in its report. "As per the report, as of now, 37 people survived, while the death toll was 41. Another 11 people were injured, Dmitry Matveyev, the Moscow region's health minister said earlier in the day. Shortly after the take off from Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, the Russian-made Superjet-100, which was carrying 73 … [Read more...] about WATCH: Burning plane speeds along runway at Moscow Airport; 41 dead in crash-landing