For a first, INS Vikramaditya to host Combined Commanders' Conference next month
New Delhi: The Combined Commanders' Conference of the three services will be held next month onboard India's latest aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya in Kochi, which will the first venue outside the national capital to host the crucial defence meet.

Gen Next missile defence shield built by Israel and India clears first hurdle
NEW DELHI: The next-generation Barak surface-to-air missile (SAM) system, jointly developed by Israeli Aerospace Industries, Rafael and DRDO, was successfully tested for the first time from an Israeli warship against a jet-powered drone on Thursday.

  US Should Expand India's Access to High-Tech Weapons: Think Tank
WASHINGTON: US should expand India's access to its high-tech weapons systems to help the country deter Chinese and Pakistani provocations and secure its borders, a top American think-tank has said.

India, France discuss ways to deal with terrorism
New Delhi, Nov 20 (PTI) India and France today held extensive discussions on ways of enhancing cooperation to deal with increasing menace of terrorism internationally with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj strongly advocating an early adoption of Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) at the UN.

Narendra Modi discusses bilateral ties with Li Keqiang
Kuala Lumpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang and discussed bilateral ties and global issues of mutual concern, as he underlined that the two countries should increase strategic coordination to tackle the common threat of terrorism.

Pentagon Hosts India-US Defence Policy Group Meeting
WASHINGTON: The Pentagon today hosted a group of top Indian defence officials for the 14th India-US Defence Policy Group meeting, the first such talks after the signing of the Defence Framework Pact between the two countries.

Indian community celebrates Diwali in Vietnam
Over 1,000 Indians and their local and foreign friends joined an event at GEM Center in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, which is the biggest Indian fest of the year, on Saturday evening.

PM Modi addresses Business Meeting at London
The two sides are expected to sign a number of agreements on mutual investments and defence cooperation.

PM Modi-Cameron joint statement: India, UK join hands on terror, defence, cyber security
From technology transfer in defence to going after the Lashkar-e-Toiba, from cyber security to tackling online child pornography — a new joint statement on defence and security has emerged as a major takeaway from the meetings between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart David Cameron on Thursday and Friday.

US President Barack Obama Calls Up PM Narendra Modi to Greet Him on Diwali
NEW DELHI: US President Barack Obama tonight called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi to greet him on Diwali and they agreed to meet in Turkey on the sidelines of the G20 Summit to be held early next week.