China and Japan held their first security talks in four years on Thursday and agreed to keep alive and foster a nascent recovery in bilateral ties plagued by the legacy of Japan`s wartime aggression and a territorial dispute.
The US and India have a "historic opportunity" to dramatically enhance bilateral ties and America's effort should be to influence rather than direct in the relationship, experts have told lawmakers here.
Pakistan would be among the countries which Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar would visit as part of his tour of SAARC nations during which he would utilize the opportunity to discuss "bilateral issues", India`s external affairs ministry said Friday.
Noting that there were "challenges" that needed to be overcome to further strengthen ties between India and US, Congressperson Tulsi Gabbard on Saturday said both the nations have a great opportunity to work together in various sectors and "intentions and hearts" were moving in the right direction.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday called on visiting Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid and conveyed to him that there was "wish" and "will" on the part of the new government in India to strengthen bilateral ties with that country.
Amid criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's frequent foreign tours, the government today said the trips have advanced the pursuit of secure and stable environment that India needs besides reviving long "neglected" important ties.
DNA analyses the controversial remark made by Aligarh Muslim University vice chancellor Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah that has drawn severe criticism for rejecting the demands of Women's College to gain access into the organisation's Maulana Azad Library, saying if girls were permitted in, there would
China today said President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to India has given a "great boost" to bilateral ties and the two sides should control and manage border disputes in a manner that does not impede growth of their relationship.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during which the two leaders discussed bilateral relations and regional situation, including in the Gulf and West Asia region.