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India sends Stealth Warships to East Sea
According to the Diplomat, on May 18th, four ships of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet set out for a operational deployment to the East Sea and North Western Pacific.

President Pranab Mukherjee to visit China from May 24
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit China from May 24 to 27 during which he will hold talks with the top Chinese leadership, the Foreign Ministry in New Delhi said on Wednesday, announcing the first trip to the county by an Indian Head of State in six years.

Rajasthan town hits 50.5°C, Delhi sizzles at 46.4°C
New Delhi: Temperature records fell as heat scorched north India on Wednesday. Phalodi, a town off the Bikaner-Jaisalmer highway in west Rajasthan, was ground zero of the severe heat wave blowing across the region, recording a scalding 50.5 degrees Celsius - a tenth of a degree less than the highest temperature ever recorded in the country, 50.6 degrees C at Alwar in 1956.

India successfully test fires Prithvi-II missile from Chandipur
NEW DELHI: India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile on Wednesday. The short-range surface-to-surface missile was tested from test range at Chandipur in Odisha.

India, US hold first Maritime Security Dialogue
NEW DELHI: India and the US today held their first Maritime Security Dialogue here which focussed on boosting cooperation in the challenging sector with Washington rebalancing its military assets to Asia Pacific.

Vietnamese film festival opens in India
Nine Vietnamese feature films are being screened in New Delhi, India during a Vietnamese Film Festival that kicked off on May 9.

Supreme Court slams authorities over 'ostrich-like' attitude to drought
NEW DELHI: Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed authorities for delays in responding to the worst drought in decades, saying that some states had taken an "ostrich-like attitude" towards the calamity, and called on the government to set up a drought fund.

India set to participate in multinational exercise in the East Sea
India is set to participate in a multinational maritime exercise in the strategically important East Sea, which will have the US, Japan, Russia, Australia and China along with other countries as participants.

India’s Kalvari stealth submarine starts sea trials
According to Business Standard, “Kalvari” (Tiger Shark), the first of the six French Scorpene class submarines being built at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd for the Indian navy, went to sea for the first time on Sunday, 1st May, 2016.

Indian envoy says East Sea freedom of navigation should be preserved
SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) -- The territorial dispute involving China's claim to the East Sea should be resolved in a way that helps preserve freedom of navigation, although India takes no particular position with any of the countries in the row, New Delhi's ambassador to South Korea said Friday.