India, China understand each other much better: Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India and China understand each other much better following his meetings with President Xi Jinping.

Myanmar opens new checkpoints on border with India
Myanmar has opened two new international border checkpoints with India in Tamu and Reedhorda towns to facilitate travel on both sides, according to the Myanmar News Agency.

Vietnam, India hold defence policy dialogue
Hanoi (VNA) – The 11th Vietnam – India defence policy dialogue took place in New Delhi, India on August 1.

India key partner of US in Indo Pacific region: Trump administration
WASHINGTON: India is a key partner in America's efforts to ensure peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo Pacific region, the Trump administration has said.

India wants to work with BRICS nations on Fourth Industrial Revolution, says PM
JOHANNESBURG: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today India wants to work with BRICS nations on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and called for sharing the best practices and policies in the area. The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is the fourth major industrial era since the initial Industrial Revolution of the 18th century. It is characterised by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres.

India and Russia discuss defence on the margins of the 2018 BRICS Summit
JOHANNESBURG: India and Russia discussed a host of bilateral issues, including cooperation in defence during a meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin that ended here early on Friday on the margins of the 2018 BRICS Summit.

India emerging as global manufacturing hub: PM Narendra Modi addressing Indians in Uganda
KAMPALA: India is emerging as a global manufacturing and start-up hub and many of the 'Made-in-India' products, including cars and smart phones, are today exported to nations from whom the country used to import, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.

PM Modi Becomes First Indian Prime Minister To Visit Rwanda
KIGALI, RWANDA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Rwanda on the first leg of his three-nation Africa tour as part of India's outreach to the resource-rich continent, becoming the first Indian premier to visit the East African country.

Vietnamese, Indian naval forces asked to foster cooperation in shipbuilding
Hanoi (VNA) – Sen. Lieut. Gen. Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, has suggested that Vietnam’s and India’s naval forces should focus on seeking cooperation possibilities in shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance.

Maldives remains evasive on deployment of Indian maritime surveillance aircraft
NEW DELHI: The Maldives remains evasive on the issue of proposed Letter of Exchange (LoE) essential for deployment of India's Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft in the archipelago. This had led to a protracted stand-off between the two countries over the issue of defence and security cooperation.