'Pranab Mukherjee's Israel visit a historic political milestone'
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's three-day state visit to Israel from Tuesday, the first by an Indian president, marks an historic political milestone and reflects the continued strengthening of bilateral relations, Israel has said.

India, Maldives to step up cooperation in defence, security
India and Maldives today decided to ramp up cooperation in various fields including defence, security, energy and health, as the two nations restarted the Joint Commission talks after a hiatus of 15 years.

India offers $5 million as budgetary support to Palestine

PM Modi, German Chancellor Merkel to jointly chair 3rd IGC
NEW DELHI: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will take part in the third Inter-Governmental Consultations, IGC, between India and Germany here on Monday.

Indian warship INS Sahyadri to visit Vietnam’s Da Nang early October
The Indian naval ship INS Sahyadri will arrive in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang on October 1 for a six-day visit, the local Department of Information and Communications said on Monday.

First India, US, Japan foreign ministerial-level meet on Wednesday
Sushma Swaraj, John Kerry and Fumio Kishida are scheduled to meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session

Modi leaves for Ireland, U.S.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi left on Tuesday evening for Ireland, expected to be the first stop in a trip, which will end with his visit to the Silicon Valley in the West Coast of the United States.

Ahead of PM Modi's US trip, govt clears $2.5 billion deal for Apache military helicopters
New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) today cleared a multi-billion dollar deal for 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift choppers with American aviation giant Boeing.

India-US joint efforts will be one of defining partnerships of 21st century: Sushma Swaraj
Washington, Sept. 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that the joint efforts of India and the United States will make it one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century.

India, China armies to hold joint military exercise next month
NEW DELHI: India and China will hold their fifth ‘Hand-in-Hand’ military exercise next month in the Chinese city of Kunming, the engagement coming on the heels of a recent face-off between their troops in Burtse in Ladakh.