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Singapore and India to boost cooperation in maritime security
SINGAPORE: Singapore and India will step up cooperation in maritime security, Singapore's Ministry for Defence (MINDEF) said in a press release on Wednesday (Nov 29).

In 24 hours, Mumbai airport handles 969 flights; sets new world record
MUMBAI: Creating a new world record for single-runway operations, Mumbai airport handled 969 take-offs and landings in 24 hours on Friday. It broke its own record of 935, said a Mumbai International Airport Ltd spokesperson (MIAL).

WTO: India resolute on food security
At the upcoming meeting of the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) highest decision-making body, India will not agree to severe restrictions on its right to give price subsidies to farmers through the Minimum Support Price (MSP) to procure grains from them for food security purposes, according to highly-placed official sources.

Modi, Trump hold talks on sidelines of ASEAN summit
A day after India held official level talks with the U.S., Japan, and Australia on a quadrilateral process of greater cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with United States President Donald Trump in Manila on Monday.

Modi leaves for Philippines to attend ASEAN Summit
Trade between India and ASEAN stood at $ 65.04 billion in 2015-16 and comprises 10.12 per cent of India’s total trade with the world.

India demands transparency in UN Security Council reform
India has demanded transparency in the UN Security Council reform process so that the people could know what is preventing the members from translating discussions into a negotiating text for the much- needed revamping of the world body's top organ.

'Indo-Pacific' over 'Asia-Pacific' reflects India's rise: US official
The Trump administration today defended the use of "Indo-Pacific" phrase instead of "Asia Pacific", saying it captures the importance of the rise of India with which the US has strong and growing ties.

Bhutan king’s India visit reaffirms ties, sends signal to China
NEW DELHI: The well-timed visit of Bhutan king—within two months of the Doklam standoff resolution—is significant for India’s geopolitics.

India, Japan begin anti-submarine warfare exercise
The Indian and Japanese navies on Sunday started an intensive air anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Indian Ocean, a defence official said.

Defence cooperation key pillar of strategic ties between India, France, says PM Narendra Modi
The French Embassy said Parley's visit was to strengthen all aspects of France's "fast developing" defence cooperation with India, its foremost Asian strategic partner.