Agni-5 ballistic missile tested successfully
It is the most advanced in the series and has a strike range of over 5,000 km.

Israel PM Netanyahu hails Narendra Modi as a 'revolutionary leader'
NEW DELHI: The strong bonding between PM Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu was in full display on Monday as the Israeli premier called Modi a "revolutionary leader" who had transformed India-Israel ties and the Indian PM reciprocated, promising big steps in cooperation in agriculture, science and defence.

Israel's Netanyahu pushes for India free trade deal during rare visit
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Israel will begin work on a free trade pact that Israel has been pushing for, officials said on Monday, as Benjamin Netanyahu began a first visit by an Israeli prime minister in 15 years.

22 nations to join disaster meet in India
NEW DELHI: More than 22 countries have confirmed participation in a two-day international meet India is hosting along with the UN from Monday to build a global coalition for development of disaster resilient infrastructure the lines of the Solar Alliance of 120 countries.

India, ASEAN to focus on maritime security during summit
NEW DELHI: The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit of January 25 is likely to focus on maritime security for the region, a senior ASEAN diplomat said on Wednesday.

India, Indonesia hold 1st security dialogue, vow to combat terror
NEW DELHI: India and Indonesia on Tuesday held their first security dialogue during which they agreed on operational cooperation in security and counter-terrorism.

Govt clears plan to buy Barak missiles from Israel
New Delhi: The defence ministry on Tuesday said it has cleared proposals to buy Barak missiles from Israel and precision-guided bombs from Russia for a total of Rs1,714 crore. The proposals were cleared by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

First Vietnam-Ho Chi Minh book room opened in India
New Delhi (VNA) – A Vietnam-Ho Chi Minh book room, the first of its kind, was inaugurated in New Delhi, India, on December 29.

India and Pakistan exchange 27th list of nuclear installations
NEW DELHI: India and Pakistan on Monday exchanged lists of their nuclear installations under an agreement that aims to prevent both sides from attacking such facilities.

PM Modi calls Nepal's K P Oli, invites him to visit India
NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi spoke to Nepal communist leader and likely new Prime Minister K P Oli and congratulated him on CPNUML's victory in the recent polls. Modi also spoke to P K Dahal Prachanda, Maoist leader and Oli's alliance partner.