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.

President to pay State visits to India, Bangladesh
Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse will pay State visits to India from March 2-4 and Bangladesh from March 4-6.

India to host mega naval exercise amid China's manoeuvring in high seas
NEW DELHI: India will host navies from at least 16 countries for an eight-day mega naval exercise from March 6 with an aim to expand regional cooperation and combat unlawful activities in critical sea lanes.

India-Canada to ink key agreements on counterterrorism
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to hold bilateral talks with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in the national capital New Delhi on Friday. It is expected to many key agreements to be signed to boost India-Canada ties with a focus on counterterrorism.

India hits 20GW solar capacity milestone
NEW DELHI: India has achieved 20 GW (gigawatt) cumulative solar capacity, achieving the milestone four years ahead of the target for 2022 originally set in the National Solar Mission.

India an open economy, PM Narendra Modi to tell World Economic Forum
NEW DELHI: India is an open economy and ready for global investments across sectors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tell world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week. In first visit by an Indian PM since 1997, Modi will be in Davos on January 22-23 and address the opening plenary of the WEF.

India’s entry into elite nuclear groups reaffirms its ‘non-proliferation commitments’: PM Modi
"Over the last two years, India’s membership of MTCR, Wassenaar Arrangement & Australia Group reaffirms India's strong non-proliferation credentials & also our commitment to global peace and security," PM Modi said.