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India to have over 900 mn Internet users by 2023: Cisco

India to have over 900 mn Internet users by 2023: Cisco

🕔06:51, 19.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 19  India will have over 907 million Internet users by 2023, accounting for 64 per cent of the country’s population, a Cisco report said on Tuesday. Over half a billion people already use the Internet in India.

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US-India likely to finalize trade, defence deal during Trump visit

US-India likely to finalize trade, defence deal during Trump visit

🕔18:23, 11.Feb 2020

New Delhi/Washington, Feb 11  After signing a trade deal with China, the US is likely to finalize a trade agreement and a defence deal with India during the visit of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump later this

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US, India to ink deal on Integrated Air Defence Weapon System

US, India to ink deal on Integrated Air Defence Weapon System

🕔07:30, 11.Feb 2020

Washington/New Delhi, Feb 11  The US will ink a deal of Integrated Air Defence Weapon System (IADWS) at an estimated cost of $1.867 billion with India. The US state department on Monday made a “determination approving a possible foreign military

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UK-INDIA SIGN MOU TO STRENGTHEN DEFENCE COLLABORATION

UK-INDIA SIGN MOU TO STRENGTHEN DEFENCE COLLABORATION

🕔12:19, 7.Feb 2020

Lucknow, February 07 2020: The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) and the Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to forge closer defence ties between the two countries. The MoU was signed on sidelines of the

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India, Madagascar for long term maritime security cooperation

India, Madagascar for long term maritime security cooperation

🕔16:51, 6.Feb 2020

Lucknow, Feb 6 Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held bilateral talks with his counterpart from Madagascar, Lt. General Rokotonirina Richard, on the second day of DefExpo 2020 here on Thursday where he stressed upon enhancing ties in maritime security cooperation in

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US, India celebrate 70 yrs of Fulbright exchange program

US, India celebrate 70 yrs of Fulbright exchange program

🕔06:44, 3.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 3  The United States and India on Sunday celebrated the 70th anniversary of the prestigious Fulbright exchange program which has awarded scholarships to over 11,000 Indians and Americans so far. US Assistant Secretary of State for Educational

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US, India totally aligned on Indo-Pacific partnership: State Dept

US, India totally aligned on Indo-Pacific partnership: State Dept

🕔10:18, 31.Jan 2020

New York, Jan 31  Highlighting India’s special place in the Indo-Pacific, a US State Department official has said that there was “virtually no daylight” between the approaches of the two countries to the strategy for the region, and reaffirmed commitment

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5 S-400 air defence systems to be delivered to India in 2025: Russia

5 S-400 air defence systems to be delivered to India in 2025: Russia

🕔20:41, 17.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 17  Russia on Friday said that five S-400 air defence systems will be delivered to India in 2025, as per schedule. At a press briefing, Russian ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev and charge d’affaires, Roman Babushkin said

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India, Afghanistan exchanges treaty over Extradition

India, Afghanistan exchanges treaty over Extradition

🕔11:27, 25.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 25  India and Afghanistan on Sunday exchanged the instruments of ratification of their bilateral extradition treaty. “The instrument of ratification of Extradition Treaty between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Republic of India, approved and ratified

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India, Russia looking to broaden literary ties: Envoy

India, Russia looking to broaden literary ties: Envoy

🕔11:36, 22.Nov 2019

Panaji, Nov 22  Both Russia and India are trying to script a “literary” edge to the bilateral relationship, Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev said on Thursday. Kudashev was in the coastal state as head of a delegation from Russia,

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Quad countries discuss security cooperation, connectivity

Quad countries discuss security cooperation, connectivity

🕔12:39, 5.Nov 2019

Bangkok, Nov 5 Senior officials from the Quad countries — India, Japan, Australia and the US — met in Bangkok on Monday and discussed matters related to maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, including boosting connectivity and cooperation in

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India, ASEAN for maintaining peace in South China Sea

India, ASEAN for maintaining peace in South China Sea

🕔11:55, 4.Nov 2019

Bangkok, Nov 4 (IANS) The India-ASEAN summit attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday saw ASEAN countries appreciate India’s contribution towards maintaining peace and stability in the Southeast Asian region as both sides discussed terrorism and the need to maintain

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India, US discuss trade; resolve to boost cooperation

India, US discuss trade; resolve to boost cooperation

🕔07:23, 2.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 2  India and the US on Friday discussed trade issues and also resolved to boost cooperation in tackling money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT). At the Seventh Meeting of the India-US Economic and Financial

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‘Mutual degree recognition a possibility between India, China’

‘Mutual degree recognition a possibility between India, China’

🕔07:02, 30.Oct 2019

Sonipat, Oct 30  Emphasising the need for collaboration in higher education between India and China, Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong has said that the two countries have discussed the possibility of mutual recognition of degrees. The two countries should

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Rajnath to attend SCO heads of states meet in Tashkent

Rajnath to attend SCO heads of states meet in Tashkent

🕔19:32, 28.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 28  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh would represent India at the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) heads of states meeting, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on November 1-2, sources said here on Monday. As per the Defence Ministry sources, Singh will

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India further improves ease of doing business, rankaed 63

India further improves ease of doing business, rankaed 63

🕔09:26, 24.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 24  India has further improved its ease of doing business ranking, jumping 14 places to rank 63. The country also figured among the the top 10 performers on the list for the third time in a row.

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India, Bangladesh sign 7 pacts, launch ‘sonali adhyay’

India, Bangladesh sign 7 pacts, launch ‘sonali adhyay’

🕔06:43, 7.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 7  India and Bangladesh here on Saturday marked the “sonali adhyay” (golden era) in bilateral ties with the inking of seven agreements, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with visiting Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina. During the

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Quad holds first ministerial at UNGA

Quad holds first ministerial at UNGA

🕔08:22, 27.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 27  The Quad – the four-way dialogue between the US, Japan, India and Australia – for a free and open Indo-Pacific was held at the foreign minister’s level for the first time on the sidelines of the

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Modi meets Caribbean Community Leaders

Modi meets Caribbean Community Leaders

🕔12:42, 26.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 26  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India and the CARICOM, a group of 15 members of the Caribbean Community, will seek to energise their ties as the two sides held their first ever Leaders Meeting

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India, US, Japan begin trilateral maritime exercise

India, US, Japan begin trilateral maritime exercise

🕔12:07, 26.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 26  India, the US and Japan on Thursday began the ‘Malabar 2019’ trilateral maritime exercise in the Pacific Ocean. The exercise, in which the Indian Navy has deployed two ships, will end on October 4. Defence sources

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