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.

India, France join hands for Indian Ocean security

Engagement with pacific powers is for freedom of navigation: Army chief
The coming together of United States, Australia, Japan and India is not an alliance, but an engagement for the sake of freedom of navigation, said army chief General Bipin Rawat here on Tuesday.

President highlights Indian Ocean-Asia-the Pacific development space
New Delhi (VNA) – Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang highlighted the formation of new security and development space linking Indian Ocean, Asia and the Pacific with closer economic, political and cultural connectivity during a dialogue in New Delhi on March 4 morning with nearly 300 Indian politicians, professors, researchers, scholars and students.

Vietnam president pitches for expanding Indo-Vietnam maritime ties
NEW DELHI: Amid increasing Chinese assertiveness in the region, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has made a strong pitch for deepening Indo-Vietnam maritime connectivity in the strategically critical sea lanes as he embarks on a significant state visit to India.

Defence is effective strategic area of cooperation with India: Vietnam President
India-Vietnam strategic partnership is on upswing with President Tran Dai Quang visiting India little over a month after Vietnam’s PM visit to Delhi as India seeks to expand foothold in periphery of China. On a trip that will be marked by landmark MoUs in civil nuclear cooperation and port development President Quang told ET that Hanoi cherishes defence partnership with India.

India, US hold talks on defence cooperation
India and the US today discussed ways to deepen bilateral defence cooperation, including joint development of military hardware, and issues relating to technology transfer, officials said.