India, Japan join hands for big infrastructure push in Northeast
New Delhi: Japan has joined hands with India to aggressively develop infrastructure projects in India’s northeastern states.

Sushma Swaraj's veiled attack on Pakistan, China amid tense stand-offs
NEW DELHI: In a thinly-veiled reference to Pakistan, Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said India's geopolitical overtures had resulted in better relations with all neighbouring countries, with one glaring exception.

Ram Nath Kovind elected as the 14th President of India: Here’s all you need to know about him
Ram Nath Kovind was the NDA's presidential candidate and won with over 7 lakh votes against Opposition candidate Meira Kumar. Kovind, 71, is a Dalit leader and will take oath as the 14th President of India.

Malabar exercise: India, US Japan go submarine-hunting in a veiled warning to China
NEW DELHI: India, the US and Japan have kicked off a joint 10-day naval exercise, Malabar, in the Bay of Bengal on the high seas off Chennai, with China in the cross hairs. Though its an annual exercise which has been taking place since 1992, it is important this time as it is happening in the backdrop of a standoff between Indian and Chinese troops on the Sikkim border.

NSG bid: India trying to join Wassenaar Arrangement and Australia group
NEW DELHI: India is actively trying to join the export control regimes, the Wassenaar Arrangement and Australia Group, notwithstanding China's attempts to stonewall its bid to enter the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Decade-old space dosti of India, Israel goes on: 3 more pacts inked
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to Israel has deepened cooperation in space technology between the two countries as the two sides on Wednesday signed three agreements relating to space. The first memorandum of understanding was between Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and Israel Space Agency for cooperation in electric propulsion for small satellites, second was on cooperation in GEO-LEO optical links and third pact was on cooperation in atomic clocks (which are satellite components meant to provide precise locational data).

India, Thailand Launch Army Exercise
On Monday, India and Thailand kicked off this year’s iteration of their joint army exercise in the latest defense interaction between the two Asian states.

Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh visits India
New Delhi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj have reiterated wishes and determination of their senior leaders to continue expanding the bilateral relationship to match the agreed comprehensive strategic partnership.

Narendra Modi to become first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel
New Delhi (CNN) Narendra Modi will become the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel, in a landmark visit scheduled for July 4.

India gives $100,000 to UN Tax Fund; 1st country to contribute
UNITED NATIONS: India has contributed $100,000 to a UN fund to help developing countries actively participate in the discussion of tax issues, becoming the first country to make the contribution.