India invokes dispute with US at WTO over visa fees
Geneva: India on Friday set off a major trade dispute with the US at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Washington’s allegedly trade-restrictive measures, particularly its escalation of visa fees on applications for L-1 and H-1B categories of short-term service providers, as well as numerical commitments for H-1B visas.

Jaishankar, US' NSA discuss cooperation against terror groups
Washington: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has met with US National Security Adviser Susan Rice and discussed bilateral ties and cooperation against terror groups like Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed, the White House has said.

Saudi Arabian Minister Adel Al Jubeir arrives in India
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir arrived here late on Monday on a one-day visit to India as part of the preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Gulf kingdom early next month.

ISRO to Launch Sixth Navigation Satellite Today
CHENNAI: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will today launch country’s sixth navigation satellite, IRNSS-1F, on trusted Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C32 in the orbit from the spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Pakistan, India should not allow non-state actors to derail peace process: British foreign secretary
ISLAMABAD: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Tuesday urged Pakistan and India to not allow non-state actors and other pressure groups to derail the peace process.

U.S. Proposes Reviving Naval Coalition to Balance China’s Expansion
NEW DELHI — The chief of the United States Pacific Command, Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., on Wednesday proposed reviving an informal strategic coalition made up of the navies of Japan, Australia, India and the United States, an experiment that collapsed a decade ago because of diplomatic protests from China.

India signs $300 mn loan agreement from World Bank for education
The objective of the project is to improve student outcomes especially of disadvantaged groups in selected Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and to increase the effectiveness of the Higher Education System in Madhya Pradesh.

First World Sufi Forum in Delhi from March 17, PM Modi to address
New Delhi: In a bid to spread Islam's message of peace and tolerance as a counterpoint to the rising global violent extremism, the first World Sufi Forum is being organised here and will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the inaugural day on March 17.

India Hosts First Multilateral Military Exercise with Asian Nations
India is set to host its first multilateral exercise with regional countries next week.

India urges no unilateral actions in East Sea
New Delhi (VNA) – India has called on all States to avoid unilateral actions in the East Sea that can lead to tensions in the region.