India-Indonesia hold bilateral maritime exercise
NEW DELHI: India and Indonesia on Monday commenced their second coordinated patrol and bilateral maritime exercise in the Andaman Sea, an official said.

Inking of defence deals with India a sign of strategic partnership: Russia
BENAULIM: The inking of three crucial defence agreements with India indicated the maturity of Indo-Russian defence cooperation, chief executive officer of Rostech State Corporation Sergei Chemezov said.

The ongoing BRICS summit highlights the close nature of the Russian-Indian cooperation.
(Sputnik) — The ongoing summit of BRICS nations in India’s Goa highlights the close nature of the Russian-Indian cooperation on a broad range of issues, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday after a bilateral meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin.

India joins Paris Climate Change Agreement, submits instrument of ratification at UN headquarters
NEW DELHI: India formally joined the Paris Climate Change Agreement by submitting its instrument of ratification+ at UN headquarters in New York on Sunday - the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Indo-Pak. border will be sealed by 2018: Rajnath
The Home Minister also moots a border security grid for which suggestions have been invited from States sharing border with Pakistan.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister,  Indian Counterpart Discuss Putin-Modi Talks
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov and Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar discussed bilateral ties and the upcoming meeting between the Russian president and the Indian prime minister, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a press release on Saturday.

SAARC summit has to be postponed, time for Pakistan to introspect: India
NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday said it is time for Pakistan to introspect the kind of relationship it wants with the Saarc countries, while saying that the summit scheduled for November will have to be postponed.

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong to kickstart five-day India trip today
Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will arrive in India on Monday on a five day visit aimed at deepening bilateral ties in a range of areas including trade and investment.

Japan, India to sign nuclear cooperation deal in November: Report
NEW DELHI: Japan and India are likely to sign a civil nuclear cooperation pact during a visit to Japan by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in mid-November, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Saturday.

India has right to respond to attack on sovereignty:  Bangladesh on surgical strike
DHAKA: India has "all legal and globally accepted right" to respond to any attack on her sovereignty and territory, Bangladesh said on Thursday after Indian Army carried out surgical strikes + against terror bases across the Line of Control but called for "restraint" from all sides.