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Russia remains India's 'principal partner' in defence: PM Narendra Modi
MOSCOW: Assuring Russia that it will remain India's "principal partner" in defence sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the two strategic partners are working together for joint manufacture of advanced defence equipment in India under the 'Make in India' initiative.

Russia and India support Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity — joint statement
MOSCOW, December 24 /TASS/. Russia and India have voiced staunch support for Syria’s sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a joint statement after talks in Moscow.

With Eye On China, India Seeks 100 Armed Drones From US
WASHINGTON: India has sought from the US 100 latest unmanned aerial vehicles, both armed and surveillance versions, worth USD 2 billion to bolster its arsenal amid recurring incursions by Chinese troops.

Gautam Bambawale India's next envoy to Pakistan
NEW DELHI: Senior diplomat Gautam Bambawale, currently India's envoy to Bhutan, has been appointed as next High Commissioner to Pakistan, External Affairs Ministry officially announced today.

India, Pakistan foreign secretary-level talks expected in mid-January, says Sartaj Aziz
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has proposed to India middle of January for talks between the foreign secretaries of the two sides, the country's top diplomat said on Wednesday.

PM Modi eyes nuke, military deal with Russia
New Delhi, Dec. 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to promote deals for Russian nuclear reactors and military helicopters worth billions of dollars on a trip to Moscow next week.

Rameswaram, Sri Lanka to be Linked Through Sea Bridge
NEW DELHI: India is set to build a sea bridge and tunnel connecting Rameswaram to Sri Lanka and the Asian Development Bank is ready to fully finance it, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said Wednesday.

Vietnam to host maiden Indian film fest
The inaugural Indian Film Festival Vietnam (IFFV) will take place here from December 18 to bridge the gap between the entertainment industries of the two countries.

India, Japan agree on military sales, train, nuclear deal
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India and Japan have signed agreements on military purchases for India's armed forces, high-speed trains and upgrading India's infrastructure.

Security expo in Capital concludes
NEW DELHI, DEC 14: UBM India recently concluded its 9th International Fire & Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC) India Expo 2015 in the Capital. It was inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia.