NA Chairwoman to visit India, attend meeting of parliaments’ women speakers
Hanoi (VNA) – National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will pay an official visit to India from December 8 -11, announced the NA Committee for External Affairs.

Cultural cooperation drives Vietnam-India ties: seminar
New Delhi (VNA) – Vietnam and India hold great potential for cooperation with cultural links playing an important role in promoting their affiliation in other fields, heard a seminar in Kolkata city, India’s West Bengal state, on November 4.

Vietnamese Prime Minister condole with India over train accident
Vietnamese Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on November 21st sent a message of condolences to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi over the loss of lives in the derailment of an express train in Kanpur Dehat district of Uttar Pradesh state.

Vietnam Defence Minister Gen Ngo Xuan Lich to arrive next month on 4-day visit
NEW DELHI: Vietnam Defence Minister Gen Ngo Xuan Lich will arrive here next month on a four-day visit during which he will meet with the top leadership.

Deeply concerned about situation at Kashmir LoC: UN chief Ban Ki-moon
"The secretary-general is deeply concerned about the deterioration of the situation along the Line of Control in Kashmir in recent days," a United Nations statement attributed to his spokesman said.

Largest-ever 'Made-in-India' warship INS Chennai commissioned
MUMBAI: INS Chennai, a Kolkata-class destroyer ship, was commissioned into the Indian Navy's combat fleet on Monday. Defence minister Manohar Parrikar today commissioned the warship at the naval dockyard in Mumbai.

India is Britain's 'most important and closest' friend: Theresa May
LONDON: Describing India as the UK's "most important and closest" friend and a leading power in the world, Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said her visit to India will reaffirm the importance of bilateral strategic partnership.

PM Modi calls Donald Trump to congratulate him on his win
NEW DELHI: Prime MinisterNarendra Modi spoke to US President-elect Donald Trumpon Wednesday and expressed hope that India-US ties will be taken to new heights under the new presidency.

Asian ministerial conference for disaster risk reduction
NEW DELHI: The AMCDRR (Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction) scheduled to be held from November 3-5, 2016, at theVigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. It will pave the way towards implementation of this Framework in the Asian region. It will also devise a mechanism for monitoring its progress.

India, UK can leverage tech prowess for new opportunities: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
NEW DELHI: Underlining economic challenges in the current global environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India and the UK can leverage technological prowess to create new opportunities, while seeking investments in defence, manufacturing and aerospace sectors.