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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.

Korean navy ships to make port call at Chennai
Two warships of the Republic of Korea Navy would call at Chennai port this month, as part of an initiative by the consulate of that country here to strengthen ties with the Korean community living in the city.

Ansari holds talks with Cambodian PM to shore up economic ties
Phnom Penh, Sep 16 (PTI) Vice President Hamid Ansari today held wide-ranging talks with Cambodian Premier Hun Sen to discuss a host of issues including shoring up of economic engagement and conveyed India's decision to support several projects in Cambodia under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation.

Ansari holds talks with Cambodian PM to shore up eco ties
PHNOM PENH: Vice president Hamid Ansari on Wednesday (17.9.2015) held wild-ranging talks with Cambodian Premier Hun Sen to discuss a host of issues including shoring up of economic engagement and conveyed India's decision to support several projects in Cambodia under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation.

Narendra Modi-Ranil Wickremesinghe meet: Defence, trade ties on agenda
PM Modi hoped that the country will achieve "genuine reconciliation" and development so that all people including the Tamil community can live a "life of equality, justice, peace and dignity" in a united Sri Lanka.

Former President of Sri Lanka, Ms. Chandrika Kumaratunga Bhandaranaike calls on the Prime Minister Modi
Former President of Sri Lanka, Ms. Chandrika Kumaratunga Bhandaranaike called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. Ms Kumaratunga is visiting India to attend the ongoing international conference “Samvad- Global Hindu-Buddhist Initiative on conflict avoidance and environment consciousness".

India-Myanmar-Thailand Highway Becomes Operational, NEFIT Announces Tri-Nation Car Rally
The most critical section of AH 1 (Asian Highway No. 1), between Myawaddy-Thinggan Nyenaung-Kawkareik linking India, Myanmar and Thailand has been put into service this weekend. Myanmar Vice President U Nyan Tun, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak and Chairman of the Kayin National Union General Saw Mutu Sae Po attended an inaugural ceremony of the service on Sunday. AH 1 runs from Moreh in India to Thailand’s Maesot via Myanmar’s Tamu, Mandalay and Myawaddy.

India urges UNGA president-elect to carry forward UNSC reforms
New Delhi: India, which is seeking a veto-wielding permanent seat in an enlarged United Nations Security Council (UNSC), on Sunday urged the United Nations General Assembly president-elect Mogens Lykketoft to ensure that text-based negotiations on reforming the council, which began in the 69th session of the UNGA, are carried forward into the 70th session that starts next month.