High-level engagements begin between India and China; PM Modi and President Xi to meet April 27th
The high-level visit by Swaraj and Sitharaman will not just cushion areas of common interest between India and China, but will also buttress the upcoming informal meeting between PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping. It will also focus at breaking the logjam that India and China are stuck in ever since the Doklam crisis.

PM arrives in Stockholm to co-host first ever India-Nordic Summit
India and Sweden will also jointly organise the India-Nordic Summit in Stockholm. The summit will also be attended by the prime ministers of Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland.

Xiaomi aims to boost local manufacturing in India, announces three new smartphone plants
Xiaomi has announced the opening of three new plants in India, including the company's first SMT (Surface Mount Technology) plant aimed towards local manufacturing of PCBA (Printed Circuit Board Assembly).

India and Russia share special partnership: Sonia Gandhi
MOSCOW: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today hailed the "special partnership" between India and Russia, saying it has resulted in laying the foundations of India's industrialisation.

Nepal's new PM K P Sharma Oli makes maiden foreign visit to India
Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli on Friday arrived in India on a three-day State visit.

India, Japan and US hold 9th trilateral meeting
NEW DELHI: Connectivity, counter-terrorism and freedom of navigation were among the various issues discussed during the 9th India-Japan-US trilateral meeting held in New Delhi Wednesday.

India, China discuss trans-border rivers
India and China have agreed to share hydrological information for managing their trans-border rivers in times of emergency as top Water Resource officials of the two countries wrapped up two-day talks.

India takes NPT seriously, doesn't believe in 'dirty bombs': Sitharaman slams Pak
New Delhi: India takes nuclear non-proliferation very seriously and unlike some of its neighbours, it does not believe in "dirty bombs", Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday, in an oblique reference to Pakistan.

UAE keen to give strategic direction to ties with India
NEW DELHI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is keen to give “strategic direction” to its growing relationship with India, according to its Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash.

Modi dials Xi, congratulates on re-election
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made a congratulatory telephone call to President Xi Jinping on his re-election for a second five year term as the President of China.