NEW DELHI: India will develop 10 heavy water nuclear reactors - a plan the government says will generate business worth 70,000 crores and create 33,000 jobs. The government's initiative came as India's efforts to enter the Nuclear Suppliers Group -- a global club that controls nuclear commerce, remains stalled. The government now plans to generate 63,000 MW (megawatts) of nuclear power by 2032 and ramp it up to supply 25 per cent of electricity by 2050.
NEW DELHI: The Modi government’s recent gazette notification — following a UN resolution — prohibiting any training to North Korean military personnel in India reflects the position of the current regime which stopped training officers from the Far East Asian country since 2016.
North Korea has lost one of its biggest trading partners after India banned most dealings with the country.
NEW DELHI: US tech giant Oracle today said it will set up a data centre in India to expand its cloud services here over the next 6-9 months.
The successful launch of the South Asian Satellite from Sriharikota onboard the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) on Friday not only reiterated the technological prowess of India’s space agency, but was also a landmark in science diplomacy in the region.
BHUBANESWAR: Amidst heightened tension along the LoC after Pakistan army from PoK mutilated bodies of Indian soldiers in Kashmir, India on Thursday successfully launched nuclear capable Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) Agni-II, which can ‘kill’ targets more than 2,000 km away.
Hanoi (VNA) – The Indian Embassy in Vietnam inaugurated an Indian cultural centre in Hanoi on the evening of April 20, as part of activities marking the two countries’ 45-year diplomatic ties (January 7, 1972-2017) and 10-year strategic partnership (2007-2017).
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam and India should bolster investment ties in areas of India’s strength and Vietnam’s demand, while minimizing and generally removing trade obstacles, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said to visiting Indian Secretary of State for External Affairs V.K.Singh.
BEIJING: China is putting pressure on India to participate in an international conference on its One Belt, One Road or Silk Road programme next May after realizing that showcasing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would not be enough to sell the OBOR idea.
An Australian Defence Force bid to join multilateral naval exercises is poised to be blocked by India over concerns it could inflame diplomatic tensions with China.