India, China hold first high-level counter-terrorism meet

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 15:34

Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) India and China on Tuesday held discussions on enhancing cooperation on counter-terrorism as officials from both countries met in their first high-level dialogue here.


Chinese investors to fund Indian start-ups

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 20:58

Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) A dozen Chinese investors offered at a technology summit here on Sunday to jointly provide funding of about $50 million (Rs.334 crore) for Indian start-ups.


India will ratify CoP21 on October 2: Modi

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 18:26

Kozhikode (Kerala), Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced that India will ratify the 21st Conference of Parties (CoP) protocol on combating climate change on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary on October 2.


India, US discuss with Afghanistan its development goals

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 10:56

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India and the US discussed with Afghanistan its development goals and steps to counter terrorism in a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.


US reiterates support for India's role in Afghanistan

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 09:54

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Ahead of the US-India-Afghanistan trilateral talks in New York later this month and in the wake of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's recently concluded visit to New Delhi, Washington has praised India's "generosity and focus" in helping Afghanistan become a stronger nation.


Want to know new Nepal government's priorities: India

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 20:58

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's talks with his Nepalese counterpart Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" on Friday, India on Thursday said that it would like to know the priorities of the new dispensation that is in place in Kathmandu.


Nepal PM arrives in India on four-day visit

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 16:32

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Nepal's new Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' arrived here on Thursday on a four-day state visit to India.


India, Russia agree to create energy bridge

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 23:16

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India and Russia on Tuesday agreed to create an "energy bridge" with the possibility of gas pipelines for direct gas delivery from Russia to India.


India-Arab ties span over two millennia: Saudi envoy

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 18:10

Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Business and cultural relations between Indian and the Arab civilizations can be traced back to the very beginning of recorded history and had a profound influence on each other which continues till today, Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to India Saud Al-Sati said here.


Modi discusses NSG issue with Turkish President

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 19:30

Hangzhou (China), Sep 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday raised the issue of India's membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) during a bilateral meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan here -- two months after Ankara joined a group of countries to block India's bid to the 48-member bloc.


India, Vietnam elevate relationship to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 20:16

Hanoi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China, India on Saturday elevated its relationship with Vietnam from "Strategic Partnership" to "Comprehensive Strategic Partnership" while significantly deepening defence and security engagement with the southeast Asian nation "to advance our common interests".


India-Vietnam call for reforming UN, expanding Security Council

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 19:40

Hanoi, Sep 3 (IANS) India and Vietnam on Saturday called for peaceful resolution to disputes in South China Sea, and also stressed on the need to reform the United Nations, including expansion of its Security Council, with "enhanced representation" from developing countries.


India offers $500-mn defence credit line to Vietnam

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 14:08

Hanoi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China, India on Saturday boosted its defence ties with Vietnam by offering a $500-million defence line of credit to the southeast Asian nation and signing an agreement on construction of patrol boats.


India, Vietnam must jointly face regional challenges: Modi

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 13:08

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) In a sign of India's growing influence in southeast Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that, as partners, India and Vietnam should jointly face regional challenges.