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Uzbekistan President ShavkatMirziyoyev will visit Vibrant Gujarat international investment summit as a key guest of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 18-20, with an eye to upgrading ties to a new level opening a new chapter in India’s Central Asia outreach. This is the second visit of Mirziyoyev to India in the last four …

Air India’s Chairman and Managing Director Pradeep Singh Kharola stated on Wednesday the airline has started carrying food from India for use during the journey back to the country, in an attempt to rationalize catering costs on international flights. The loss-making airline has already commenced using food items stocked from India during its onward journey …

Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh

Australian Foreign Minister, Marise Payne, on Wednesday sought to develop a deep strategic partnership with India, helping its role as, strategic anchor in the region. Delivering the Ministerial Address at the fourth edition of Raisina Dialogue here on Wednesday, Payne said that as competition intensifies, Australia and India have shared interests in ensuring the peaceful …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a conversation with his Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg on a host of issues with an aim to expand the multi-faceted bilateral partnership. Ms. Solberg, who arrived on Monday, was accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan same morning. Later, PM Modi and Ms. Solberg held delegation-level talks and …

China today said “practical” cooperation with India is on a fast track since the last year’s Wuhan summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping and expressed readiness to work with New Delhi to uphold the rights of the two countries at a time of global uncertainty. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang …

A trial run of a freight train on the newly-accomplished 306-km-long section, from Madar in Rajasthan to KishangarhBalawas in Haryana, of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC), was carried out at the New Sakhun railway station on Sunday, a statement from the DFCCIL said. This formed part of the first phase (Phase I) of the …

BJP minister hits out at Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath stated on Tuesday that his government is taking measures to make Gorakhpur Zoological Park operational by June 2019. Mr. Adityanath, who was visiting his hometown to inspect the progress of the zoo project, said he was satisfied with the progress of the construction task. He was informed that the …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated India’s biggest rail-road bridge in Assam as part of efforts to boost defense along the border with China. PM Modi drove in a cavalcade along the 4.9-kilometer longBogibeel bridge over the Brahmaputra river to inaugurate the project which has taken nearly twenty years and $800 million or Rs. 5,600 …

Sadaiv Atal, a memorial of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was dedicated to the nation on his 94th birth anniversary today. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the dignitaries who paid floral tributes to the former statesman at the memorial built near the Rashtriya Smriti …

President Ram Nath Kovind today, in the last leg of his four-day visit to Telangana, inaugurated the Palmatum Rock Garden and Water Cascade near the Herbal Garden situated at the President’s residence in the state. The president came with his wife, Savita Kovind during his trip to Telangana. President Kovind and Ms. Savita Kovind posed …

After meeting the Chinese State Councilor & Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said India and China agreed on ’10 pillars’ of cooperation to improve cultural and people-to-people exchanges and Wang Yi exclaimed that the two countries have “reached the new historical stage”, as quoted by PTI. The two dignitaries …

Russia stated on Monday it had built new barracks for troops on a disputed chain of islands near Japan and would build more facilities for armored vehicles, prompting a diplomatic protest from Tokyo. Russia’s Ministry of Defence said it planned to shift troops next week into four housing complexes on two of the four disputed …