WASHINGTON: The Pentagon today hosted a group of top Indian defence officials for the 14th India-US Defence Policy Group meeting, the first such talks after the signing of the Defence Framework Pact between the two countries.
Over 1,000 Indians and their local and foreign friends joined an event at GEM Center in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, which is the biggest Indian fest of the year, on Saturday evening.
The two sides are expected to sign a number of agreements on mutual investments and defence cooperation.
From technology transfer in defence to going after the Lashkar-e-Toiba, from cyber security to tackling online child pornography — a new joint statement on defence and security has emerged as a major takeaway from the meetings between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart David Cameron on Thursday and Friday.
NEW DELHI: US President Barack Obama tonight called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi to greet him on Diwali and they agreed to meet in Turkey on the sidelines of the G20 Summit to be held early next week.
Russia has been in the past and presently is a leading partner of India in the defence sector – Manohar Parrikar, Indian Defence Minister, emphasized this today in Moscow, at a meeting of the Indo-Russian intergovernmental commission on military-technical cooperation.
NEW DELHI: Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri, which is currently on operational deployment to South China Sea and North West Pacific region in pursuance of India's 'Act East' policy, today entered Manila, the capital of the Philippines.
Diesel-guzzling trucks will have to pay an environment surcharge to enter Delhi, the Supreme Court indicated Friday in a move aimed at reducing air pollution that is choking the Capital.
The world's fastest cruise missile successfully hit decommissioned target ship 'Alleppey' located at a distance covering nearly the full range of the missile with high precision, defence officials said.
MUMBAI: Russian sovereign wealth fund Rusnano Management Company will create a $2-billion (Rs 13,000 crore) fund with equal contribution from Indian financial institutions to invest in joint venture companies formed between the two countries which will develop defence and aerospace equipment with high-end technology , two persons with direct knowledge of the development said.