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Centre approves Rs.500-crore support for innovation in defence sector

New Delhi, June 13 -- Defence minister Rajnath Singh has approved budgetary support of almost Rs.500 crore for research and innovation in defence for the next five years, a statement from the ministry... Read More


Defence Ministry may declassify war-related papers after 25 years

NEW DELHI, June 12 -- India may declassify certain papers related to past military operations and wars, sooner than the 25-year cut-off period, under a new policy announced by the defence ministry on ... Read More


Defence ministry may declassify war-related papers before 25 year cut off

NEW DELHI, June 12 -- India may declassify certain papers related to past military operations and wars, sooner than the 25-year cut-off period, under a new policy announced by the defence ministry on ... Read More


G-7 summit: India to support call for new probe into covid origins

NEW DELHI, June 11 -- Ahead of a G-7 meeting of developed countries that is expected to call for a new and transparent investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, India has said it sup... Read More


PM Narendra Modi to speak at three sessions of G-7 Summit

NEW DELHI, June 11 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be speaking at three sessions of the G-7 Summit hosted by Britain over the weekend, the themes of which are "Building Back Stronger," "Building ... Read More


Disengagement of Chinese troops from areas of friction will reduce tensions: India

New Delhi, June 10 -- India on Thursday said that disengagement of troops by China from all areas of friction would pave the way for a reduction in tensions and enable progress in bilateral ties. Whe... Read More


India in touch with various stakeholders in Afghan peace process

New Delhi, June 10 -- India on Thursday said it was in touch with various stakeholders in Afghan peace process in response to questions whether New Delhi had reached out to the hardline Sunni rebel Ta... Read More


New Delhi in touch with China to seek early resumption of travel by Indians

New Delhi, June 10 -- India on Thursday said those Indian nationals vaccinated with Chinese made vaccines should be issued visas for travel to China for work or study. Taking issue with China stoppin... Read More


Modi to participate in outreach sessions of G7 Summit

New Delhi, June 10 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the Outreach Sessions of the G7 Summit, hosted by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, on 12-13 June where leaders including those fr... Read More


Foreign secretary discusses vaccine supplies, student visas with US envoy

New Delhi, June 9 -- Indian foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met acting US ambassador to India Daniel B Smith and discussed vaccine supplies from the US, visas for students and other issues. ... Read More