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India-Myanmar-Thailand Highway Becomes Operational, NEFIT Announces Tri-Nation Car Rally
The most critical section of AH 1 (Asian Highway No. 1), between Myawaddy-Thinggan Nyenaung-Kawkareik linking India, Myanmar and Thailand has been put into service this weekend. Myanmar Vice President U Nyan Tun, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak and Chairman of the Kayin National Union General Saw Mutu Sae Po attended an inaugural ceremony of the service on Sunday. AH 1 runs from Moreh in India to Thailand’s Maesot via Myanmar’s Tamu, Mandalay and Myawaddy.

India urges UNGA president-elect to carry forward UNSC reforms
New Delhi: India, which is seeking a veto-wielding permanent seat in an enlarged United Nations Security Council (UNSC), on Sunday urged the United Nations General Assembly president-elect Mogens Lykketoft to ensure that text-based negotiations on reforming the council, which began in the 69th session of the UNGA, are carried forward into the 70th session that starts next month.

Vietnam, India Coast Guards hold rescue drill at sea
Vietnam’s and India’s Coast Guards held a search and rescue drill off the coast of Ba Ria – Vung Tau on August 30 during the Indian SaRang 44 Samar -class offshore patrol vessel’s visit to Vietnam.

India, Australia to hold naval drills with eye on China
India and Australia will hold their first ever joint naval drills next month, as the two countries seek to deepen defence ties and counter China's growing sway in the Indian Ocean.

Sushma Swaraj in Germany for talks to strengthen ties
During her visit here, both the countries are expected to review their bilateral relationship with a particular focus on enhancing economic engagement

Frontline Indian warship INS Trikand anchors at Israeli port
HAIFA (ISRAEL): India's latest frontline warship INS Trikand today anchored at this northern coastal city of Israel on a port call to strengthen "service-to- service linkages," in yet another sign of strengthening of bilateral defence ties.

Russia backs India’s bid for a permanent UNSC seat
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow feels that the presence of an African country is also necessary

US committed to a permanent seat for India in a reformed UN Security Council
New Delhi: The US is committed to a permanent seat for India in a reformed UN Security Council, US ambassador to India Richard Verma said on Friday, a day after it emerged that the US, Russia and China had opposed negotiations to reform the powerful global decision making body.

India, US holding talks to step up cyber security; seek to tap digital economies
NEW DELHI:India and USA are currently holding cyber security dialogue in America with an eye on framing measures to secure cyber space with the burgeoning digital economics in this country and the Modi government initiating ambitious Digital India program.

Vietnam-India relations stronger than ever: Ambassadors
Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh and Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Preeti Saran granted a joint interview to Vietnam News Agency correspondents in New Delhi, during which they purported that the two countries’ strategic partnership is thriving more than ever.