India will thwart evil designs of terrorists, backers: President Pranab Mukherjee
NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday condemned the "outrageous" terrorist attack on an Army base at Uri and said India would thwart the "evil designs" of terrorists and their backers.

France likely to seal Rafale deal next week
Panaji: French defence minister, Jean Yves Le Drian, is likely to arrive in India on Friday to seal the long-awaited deal for the direct acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France for the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Joint Indian-US army exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas 2016’ to begin in Uttarakhand
The exercise is aimed at simulating a scenario where both nations were working together to counter insurgency and terrorism in mountainous terrain under UN charter.

India, China hold first dialogue on disarmament, arms control
China and India held their first consultations on disarmament, non-proliferation and arms control on 13/9/2016.

India, Russia to review bilateral ties ahead of Putin's visit
NEW DELHI: Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit, India and Russia will review the status of bilateral ties on Tuesday as also lay the ground for next month's Presidential visit.

India, US hold military exercises near China border
According to VNA in India, a total of 225 US Army solidiers landed at Chaubuttia in Uttarakhand, India on September 11th 2016 to start the two-week long joint exercise called Yudh Abhyas.

India speeds up highway project connecting with ASEAN
New Delhi (VNA) – India has proposed establishing a joint task force to study the expansion of a project on the India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway connecting with Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

Vietnamese films screened on Indian national TV
New Delhi (VNA) – Vietnamese movies are being screened on India’s national TV channel Doordarshan, for the first time, from September 1-4.

Vietnam, India boost cooperation in potential fields
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam and India will boost cooperation in potential sectors like garment and textile, machinery, agriculture, and health and pharmaceuticals, according to Bui Trung Thuong, head of Vietnam’s trade mission in India.

ASEAN is central to India’s ‘Act East’ policy: PM Modi in Laos
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday stressed the importance of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and said ASEAN, the association of southeast Asian nations, was central to India’s objective in that direction. The Prime Minister was speaking at the 14th ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos.