United Jihad Council claims responsibility for Pathankot attack
A conglomerate of militant outfits United Jihad Council (UJC) today claimed responsibility for the terror attack on Indian Air Force (IAF) base in Pathankot.

India, Pakistan's foreign secretaries to draw dialogue map for next 6 months: Aziz
Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Tuesday that foreign secretaries of Pakistan and India would devise a map for talks on 10 identified subjects for the next six months during their meeting in mid-January, Radio Pakistan reported.

Attack on Pathankot air base a 'heinous terrorist act': US
WASHINGTON: The deadly assault on an Indian air base near the Pakistan border Saturday was "a heinous" terrorist attack, the United States said, urging the two countries to work together to hunt down those responsible.

Pathankot terror attack: India exercises restraint, avoids direct anti-Pakistan comments
NEW DELHI: The Indian establishment on Saturday exercised restraint and avoided making direct anti-Pakistan comments after the fidayeen attack at an Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in northern Punjab.

PM Modi pitches for India's self-reliance in defence manufacturing
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a strong pitch for India's self-reliance in defence production, saying it has to be ensured that the weaponry and equipment its soldiers carry should be "the best in the world".

Surprise Pakistan visit: PM Narendra Modi goes the extra mile in search of closer ties
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to Lahore on Friday for a surprise meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, an initiative hailed by many as a diplomatic master stroke though the opposition Congress lashed out at what it described as an exercise in self-projection.

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.