PM Modi to visit US on June 7, hold talks with Obama
During the visit, Modi, will address a Joint Meeting of US Congress and hold talks with US President Barack Obama to review the progress made in key areas of defence, security and energy.

BJP has a great day: 1 win, 2 glass ceilings broken, more votes than ever
NEW DELHI: The BJP has had a pretty good day at the hustings. It led the alliance that is set to form the government in Assam, makes a return to the Assembly in West Bengal, notched its first ever win in Kerala and even managed marginal increases in vote share in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

President Ho Chi Minh’s 126th birthday marked in India
According to VNA, the Vietnamese Embassy in India celebrated the 126th birthday of President Ho Chi minh (May 19th) in New Delhi on Thursday.

India sends Stealth Warships to East Sea
According to the Diplomat, on May 18th, four ships of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet set out for a operational deployment to the East Sea and North Western Pacific.

President Pranab Mukherjee to visit China from May 24
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit China from May 24 to 27 during which he will hold talks with the top Chinese leadership, the Foreign Ministry in New Delhi said on Wednesday, announcing the first trip to the county by an Indian Head of State in six years.

Rajasthan town hits 50.5°C, Delhi sizzles at 46.4°C
New Delhi: Temperature records fell as heat scorched north India on Wednesday. Phalodi, a town off the Bikaner-Jaisalmer highway in west Rajasthan, was ground zero of the severe heat wave blowing across the region, recording a scalding 50.5 degrees Celsius - a tenth of a degree less than the highest temperature ever recorded in the country, 50.6 degrees C at Alwar in 1956.

India successfully test fires Prithvi-II missile from Chandipur
NEW DELHI: India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile on Wednesday. The short-range surface-to-surface missile was tested from test range at Chandipur in Odisha.

India, US hold first Maritime Security Dialogue
NEW DELHI: India and the US today held their first Maritime Security Dialogue here which focussed on boosting cooperation in the challenging sector with Washington rebalancing its military assets to Asia Pacific.

Vietnamese film festival opens in India
Nine Vietnamese feature films are being screened in New Delhi, India during a Vietnamese Film Festival that kicked off on May 9.

Supreme Court slams authorities over 'ostrich-like' attitude to drought
NEW DELHI: Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed authorities for delays in responding to the worst drought in decades, saying that some states had taken an "ostrich-like attitude" towards the calamity, and called on the government to set up a drought fund.