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India’s historic peace accord to end oldest insurgency
New Delhi, Aug 3, 2015 (AFP) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday announced a peace accord with a faction of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN), an armed rebel group in northeast India, ending the country’s oldest insurgency.

After Kudankulam’s success, Russia likely to get a second site to build nuclear plant
NEW DELHI: India may offer Russia a second site to build a nuclear power plant. While the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu is backed by Russia, a proposal half a decade ago for a project in West Bengal's Haripur was dropped due to local protests.

Russia, India to drill "peace enforcement" operation at Indra-2015 exercise
MOSCOW, July 28. /TASS/. The Russian-Indian Indra-2015 maneuvers will be conducted in India in November during which the military will drill a "peace enforcement" operation under the UN mandate, the press service of Russia’s Southern Military District told TASS on Tuesday.

India and Myanmar pledge to deepen ties
New Delhi: India and Myanmar pledged to deepen their bilateral security cooperation, with senior leaders of both governments expressing their resolve during talks in New Delhi, a statement by the stated on Wednesday.

Former president and Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam dies in Shillong
Shillong: Former president and Bharat Ratna Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam died in Shillong on Monday after he collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in the Meghalaya capital. Kalam (83) took ill and collapsed at around 6:30 PM at the function. He was rushed to Bethany hospital's ICU in Nongrim hills area of Shillong. Doctors tried to revive him but failed to do so. Army doctors were also called but they declared him dead due to a cardiac arrest at 7:45 PM.

India-Japan defence ties set to grow stronger
NEW DELHI: Defence ties between India and Japan are set to grow stronger with both coming together for Malabar naval exercises in October and exploring possibility of having joint air exercises.

India, Thailand set to bolster defence cooperation
Defence ties between India and Thailand are expected to receive a boost as India’s Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral R.K. Dhowan is set to visit Thailand from July 23-26.

After border tension, India and Pakistan in visa row
NEW DELHI: The acrimony over LoC exchange of fire spilled on to other areas with both India and Pakistan accusing each other of denying visas to diplomats.

India to build next aircraft carrier with US technology
NEW DELHI: India and the US have worked out the terms of reference for building the next Indian aircraft carrier with US technology.

India, Myanmar hold first JCC meet
India and Myanmar on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the current state of their bilateral ties and said the two neighbours have entered "a new phase" in their relationship.