8th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation SOM held in India
New Delhi (VNA) – The eighth Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) was held in New Delhi, India on April 7.

Seminar discusses lifting Vietnam-India ties to greater height
Hanoi (VNA) – An international scientific seminar “Vietnam-India: 45 years of diplomatic ties and 10 years of strategic partnership” took place in Hanoi on March 21, as part of a bilateral external activity programme approved by the Vietnamese Prime Minister.

India Buddhism Cultural Days opens in Vinh Phuc
Vinh Phuc (VNA) – The 2017 India Buddhism Cultural Days, the second of its kind, opened in Thien An Pagoda in Tam Dao district, the northern province of Vinh Phuc on March 16.

India’s northeast seeks to bolster ties with CLMV
New Delhi (VNA) – A business summit between India’s northeastern region and Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) has taken place in Guwahati city of the Indian state of Assam, focusing on higher education and herbal health sector.

Ericsson partners IIT Delhi for 5G technology in India
NEW DELHI: Telecom gear maker Ericsson has signed an agreement with IIT Delhi to jointly work on a programme for 5G technology development in India.

Naidu calls for India-Vietnam collaboration in broadcasting
New Delhi, Mar 27 (PTI) The collaboration between India and Vietnam in films, broadcasting and information dissemination will strengthen the bilateral relations between the countries, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today.

India to buy Spike anti-tank missiles from Rafael
NEW DELHI — India is moving forward with a $1 billion purchase of Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel, overlooking the single-vendor situation in the deal, according to an Indian Ministry of Defence official.

Modi's BJP Party Wins Heart of India Voters
Young Indians want a more prosperous country in their lifetime and appear to have seized on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deliver it.

India to trial run goods train on Dhaka-Istanbul freight corridor
India is planning to conduct a trial run of a container train between Dhaka and Kolkata this year - to move a step closer to a proposed 6,000 km trans-continental integrated freight railway network project connecting five countries - Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Iran and Turkey.

Russia invites India to resource-rich far east in a bid to counter-balancing China
NEW DELHI: Moscow’s invitation to New Delhi to enhance its economic presence in Far-Eastern Russia -- a region where Chinese businesses and citizens have made significant inroads – appears to be Kremlin’s attempt to counter-balance Beijing in the resource-rich territory twice India’s size.