Xi Jinping's visit will direct change in India-China ties: Sitharaman

Sino-Indian relations will see a "directional change" with Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the country next week, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday.

India, Bhutan to hold 3rd round of development talks on Thursday

Bhutan and India will hold the third round of Development Cooperation Talks here tomorrow for Bhutan's 11th Five Year Plan during which Indian aid of Rs 45 billion would be discussed and 50 proposed projects would be reviewed.

He can be a tough competitor: Amitabh Bachchan on Mika's acting debut
He can be a tough competitor: Amitabh Bachchan on Mika's acting debut

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wished singer Mika Singh for his acting debut in 'Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya' and said the 'Pungi' hitmaker is capable of becoming his competition in the film industry.

Woman in a man's world?
Woman in a man's world?

Sonali Gokhale's witty account of thriving in an all-men work space

Japan Inc cautious on India despite premiers` love-in

 Even as the friendship between Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi blossomed during the new Indian leader`s first foreign trip, Japan Inc refused to get misty-eyed, wary of the pitfalls of doing business on the sub-continent.

India voices concern over children's involvement in conflict

India has expressed deep concern over children increasingly getting involved in the "vicious grip" of armed conflict and said it is committed to addressing the impact of left wing extremist armed groups on its own children through law and robust policy initiatives.

'R2P' should not be misused to bring about regime change: India

Amid unprecedented crisis across global hotspots, India has stressed that outside intervention in national conflicts will aggravate the crisis, underlining that the principle of the nations' responsibility to protect its citizens should not be misused to bring about regime change.

Pakistan floods: River Chenab continues to rise; mosque collapse toll rises to 24
Pakistan floods: River Chenab continues to rise; mosque collapse toll rises to 24

Floodwaters have inundated large parts of Punjab and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, destroying villages, knocking off powerlines and killing over 240 people, reports said Wednesday.

Sushma Swaraj, Hamid Karzai agree to intensify security, defence ties
Sushma Swaraj, Hamid Karzai agree to intensify security, defence ties

As Afghanistan prepares for a democratic transition of power, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Afghan President Hamid Karazi on Wednesday held wide-ranging talks on political and security situation in the war-torn country and agreed to intensify cooperation in areas like security and defence.

Special: Can India handle an air attack similar to 9/11?

With just two days left for the 13th anniversary of the tragic 9/11 attack on the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York, what will happen if an attack of the same magnitude happens in India? Will India be able to brace itself?

Sweden launches healthcare platform in India

Sweden Tuesday launched a healthcare platform in India with the aim of collaborating with the country's health sector in a strong, sustainable way.

India, Bangladesh sign MoU on traditional medicine, homeopathy

India and Bangladesh Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of traditional systems of medicine and homeopathy.

DNA: Indo-Vietnam defence ties a worry for China

India and Vietnam on Monday agreed to deepen cooperation in defence and oil sectors among others. The move can been seen as a worry for China.

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I, Modi can take Indo-China relations to new level:  Xi Jinping
I, Modi can take Indo-China relations to new level: Xi Jinping

Top Indian and Chinese officials on Tuesday finalised President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to India, including the programme and key issues to be discussed, amid indications that he may begin his tour in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat on September 16.

CCRA certification to India will boost digital agenda: Deity
CCRA certification to India will boost digital agenda: Deity

The recognition of India as an 'Authorising Nation' for CCRA certification to test IT and electronics products for cyber security will give fillip to digital agenda of the country.

Malaysian minister meets PM Narendra Modi

Malaysian Natural Resources Minister Datuk Seri G Palanivel met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

CPI-M to form all India Dalit front in November

The CPI-M will form an All India Dalit Exploitation Liberation Manch (AIDELM) Nov 27 in New Delhi, a party politburo member has said.

We are incurable optimists: India on UNSC reforms

The UN General Assembly has decided to carry forward talks on Security Council reforms to the next session, with India expressing dismay that the draft decision was no different from the one adopted a year ago and hoping that there will be a "clear roadmap" on the issue in the upcoming session.

Indians denied permission to participate in march in Australia

A group of retired 15 Indian defence officers in south Australia have been denied permission to participate independently in an annual march that commemorates the day 15,000 Indians with Australian and New Zealand forces landed in Turkey to fight during World War-I.

Political crisis in Pakistan may impact ties with India: Report

The current political unrest in Pakistan could impact its relations with India as the Pakistan Army is having more control over the country's foreign policy than ever, a latest US Congressional report has said.