The move is significant as New Delhi and Moscow are eyeing to nearly treble bilateral trade to USD 30 billion by 2025 from around USD 11 billion now.
With nearly all votes counted, news agencies reported significant gains for independent, Communist and liberal candidates against those allied with the ruling United Russia party.
The agreement was signed by the Dean of ISB Professor Rajendra Srivastava and President of Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO Andrey Sharonov.
Putin thanked the Indian premier for attending the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia's Far Eastern port city of Vladivostok as the guest of honour.
Pradhan is in Moscow ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Russia, when he will be the chief guest at this year’s Eastern Economic Forum between September 4-6.
Whelan was arrested in a hotel room in Moscow in December last year and charged with espionage, which carries up to 20 years in prison.
The airline said in a statement that the pilot shut down the engines to avoid fire as the plane landed with its fuel tanks fully loaded.
The Ural Airlines A321 carrying 226 passengers and a crew of seven hit the birds as it took off Thursday from Moscow's Zhukovsky airport en route for Simferopol, in Crimea.
As of now, there has been no official acknowledgement or explanation to the unfortunate accident from Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
According to Russian diplomats, the "unauthorized" protests in Moscow raise questions, since many of the rally's participants had no idea who the opposition candidates actually were.
The ITLU Moscow office will be managed by an ISRO scientist or engineer designated as Counsellor (Space) on deputation and supported by the staff sourced locally.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was rushed to a hospital from a detention facility where he was serving a 30-day sentence for calling an unsanctioned protest.
The new protests come amid wider public anger over declining living standards that has hit Russia President Putin's approval ratings.
The demonstration came a week after the capital's biggest protest in years when some 22,000 marchers called on officials to reverse rulings.
Local polls are a rare opportunity for dissenting voices to participate in political life as anti-Kremlin parties have been squeezed out of parliament over Putin's 20 years in power.