NEW DELHI — India is moving forward with a $1 billion purchase of Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel, overlooking the single-vendor situation in the deal, according to an Indian Ministry of Defence official.
Young Indians want a more prosperous country in their lifetime and appear to have seized on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deliver it.
India is planning to conduct a trial run of a container train between Dhaka and Kolkata this year - to move a step closer to a proposed 6,000 km trans-continental integrated freight railway network project connecting five countries - Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Iran and Turkey.
NEW DELHI: Moscow’s invitation to New Delhi to enhance its economic presence in Far-Eastern Russia -- a region where Chinese businesses and citizens have made significant inroads – appears to be Kremlin’s attempt to counter-balance Beijing in the resource-rich territory twice India’s size.
WASHINGTON: Cooperation between India, the United States and Japan is necessary to face the Chinese assertiveness in the strategic Indian Ocean and Pacific regions, a group of Indian and American scholars have said.
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam and India held their 10th defence policy dialogue at deputy ministerial level in Hanoi on March 1, focusing on the implementation of the agreement reached between the two countries during the visit to India by Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich last year.
Hanoi (VNA) – Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan had talks with Indian Ambassador in Vietnam Parvathaneni Harish on ways to strengthen bilateral partnership in information technology and high quality human resources training.
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar called on China to address India's concerns on issues such as the economic corridor Beijing is building through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and the sanctioning of Pakistani terrorist Masood Azhar. India's entry to the Nuclear Suppliers Group is likely to be discussed in the meet.
New Delhi (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in India participated in a charity bazaar in New Delhi on February 26 with other embassies based in the capital city.
New Delhi (VNA) – The Vietnam Embassy in India held a workshop to promote tourism in New Delhi on February 15.