Covid, climate & conflict impacted food security; need concentrated push for millets: Jaishankar

The conflict in Ukraine, the leading global wheat exporter, led to an escalation in global food prices, speculation, and shortages.

published on : 24th November 2022

Russian families bemoan Ukraine military draft 'chaos'

Several journalists wrote on social media that a number of newly-drafted men from Moscow and other parts of Russia were sent to Ukraine without receiving proper training.

published on : 4th November 2022

Russia rejoins wartime deal on Ukrainian grain exports

Ukraine and Russia are key global exporters of wheat, barley, sunflower oil and other food to developing countries where many are already struggling with hunger.

published on : 2nd November 2022

UN agency inspecting Russia's unfounded 'dirty bomb' claim

Western nations have called Moscow's 'dirty bomb' claim "transparently false." Ukraine calls it Russia's diversion tactic to justify further escalation.  

published on : 1st November 2022

Russia tightens energy noose on Ukraine with more strikes 

The southern city is next to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant that is one of the most worrisome flashpoints of the nearly eight-month invasion.

published on : 19th October 2022

Putin describes India-China as 'allies and partners; says talked about resolving Ukraine conflict peacefully

India has not yet condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine and it has been maintaining that the crisis must be resolved through diplomacy and dialogue.

published on : 14th October 2022

Supreme Court posts Ukraine students plea for November 1, 2022 

Court suggested this while considering the batch of pleas filed by students who had returned from Ukraine seeking to continue their medical education in India. 

published on : 11th October 2022

More missiles, drones strike Ukraine, alarms keep up fear

Beside the usual sirens, a new type of loud alarm that blared automatically from mobile phones jolted Kyiv residents early Tuesday.

published on : 11th October 2022

EU presidency mulls visa ban for all Russians

The Czech Republic stopped issuing visas for ordinary Russians on February 25, a day after Russia invaded Ukraine. But Russian tourists are still flowing into Europe through Finland.

published on : 12th August 2022

Two more grain shipments leave Ukraine

It said that one of the ships, the Rahmi Yaggi, was bound for Turkey with 5,300 tons of products, while the Ocean Lion was carrying some 65,000 tons of corn to South Korea.

published on : 9th August 2022

Economics of war: Europe stares at food, energy shortage as Ukraine-Russia conflict drags on

The continent relies on Russian natural gas, and higher energy prices are flowing through to factories, food costs and fuel tanks.

published on : 18th July 2022

French election: Macron in pole position, Le Pen racing hard

Back on the French mainland, workers assembled a stage Saturday beneath the Eiffel Tower where Macron is expected to make his post-election speech, win or lose.

published on : 24th April 2022

 Russia urges Ukrainian forces to 'immediately lay down arms'

It issued a new ultimatum for the defenders of the besieged port city of Mariupol to give up their resistance, adding that defenders would be "guaranteed survival" if they laid down their arms.

published on : 19th April 2022

Japan condemns attacks on Ukraine civilians 

Kishida said, "Japan will firmly carry out what it should do" while cooperating with the international society in possible further sanctions against Russia.

published on : 4th April 2022

India, China agree on need for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

The external affairs minister said both sides discussed their respective approaches and perspectives and agreed that diplomacy and dialogue must be the priority.

published on : 25th March 2022

Mission impossible? not for divya

With the government failing to proactively address the issue of stranded students, Dr Divya Raj who has been in Ukraine for 18 years comes to the rescue of many

published on : 13th March 2022