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Rahul Gandhi elected Congress president unopposed, to take charge on Dec 16
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday named Rahul Gandhi its new president.

Vietnam attends ASEAN-India Connectivity Summit
New Delhi (VNA) – A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tam is attending the ASEAN-India Connectivity Summit which opened in India’s capital city of New Delhi on December 11.

Singapore supports India playing a bigger role in Southeast Asia: Dr Ng
SINGAPORE — With India seeking to do more to promote regional security, Singapore "strongly welcomes" its plans to boost multilateral interactions with Southeast Asian countries lining the Andaman Sea, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Tuesday (Nov 28).

India-Japan Act East Forum will be a milestone: Envoy
New Delhi, Dec 5 The India-Japan Act East Forum will be a "milestone" for an enhanced relationship between his country and the North Eastern Region of India, and reinforce the bilateral ties, Japanese envoy Kenji Hiramatsu today said.

Sushma Swaraj Arrives In Russia To Attend Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit
SOCHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today arrived in the Russian city of Sochi to attend the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit.

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.