India an open economy, PM Narendra Modi to tell World Economic Forum
NEW DELHI: India is an open economy and ready for global investments across sectors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tell world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week. In first visit by an Indian PM since 1997, Modi will be in Davos on January 22-23 and address the opening plenary of the WEF.

India’s entry into elite nuclear groups reaffirms its ‘non-proliferation commitments’: PM Modi
"Over the last two years, India’s membership of MTCR, Wassenaar Arrangement & Australia Group reaffirms India's strong non-proliferation credentials & also our commitment to global peace and security," PM Modi said.

Agni-5 ballistic missile tested successfully
It is the most advanced in the series and has a strike range of over 5,000 km.

Israel PM Netanyahu hails Narendra Modi as a 'revolutionary leader'
NEW DELHI: The strong bonding between PM Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu was in full display on Monday as the Israeli premier called Modi a "revolutionary leader" who had transformed India-Israel ties and the Indian PM reciprocated, promising big steps in cooperation in agriculture, science and defence.

Israel's Netanyahu pushes for India free trade deal during rare visit
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Israel will begin work on a free trade pact that Israel has been pushing for, officials said on Monday, as Benjamin Netanyahu began a first visit by an Israeli prime minister in 15 years.

22 nations to join disaster meet in India
NEW DELHI: More than 22 countries have confirmed participation in a two-day international meet India is hosting along with the UN from Monday to build a global coalition for development of disaster resilient infrastructure the lines of the Solar Alliance of 120 countries.

India, ASEAN to focus on maritime security during summit
NEW DELHI: The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit of January 25 is likely to focus on maritime security for the region, a senior ASEAN diplomat said on Wednesday.

India, Indonesia hold 1st security dialogue, vow to combat terror
NEW DELHI: India and Indonesia on Tuesday held their first security dialogue during which they agreed on operational cooperation in security and counter-terrorism.

Govt clears plan to buy Barak missiles from Israel
New Delhi: The defence ministry on Tuesday said it has cleared proposals to buy Barak missiles from Israel and precision-guided bombs from Russia for a total of Rs1,714 crore. The proposals were cleared by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

First Vietnam-Ho Chi Minh book room opened in India
New Delhi (VNA) – A Vietnam-Ho Chi Minh book room, the first of its kind, was inaugurated in New Delhi, India, on December 29.