NDA government has in its infrastructure development initiatives focused on connecting with all weather roads along borders with nearly 100 per cent increase in allocation for construction of roads along Sino-India and Indo-Pak boundaries.
Sri Lanka today said it will not allow Chinese submarines to dock in its ports, a move apparently aimed at allaying India’s concerns.
xpecting that trade ties between India and Afghanistan will touch USD 3 billion, Afghanistan Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammad Abdali today said he was hopeful about alternative trade routes for different countries with Afghanistan including the Silk Route and Chabahar port.
India today said it was concerned over recent developments in the Maldives, including the “arrest and manhandling” of former President Mohamed Nasheed
India and Bahrain will soon sign an agreement on internal security and launch talks on defence pact amid keenness of the two countries to enhance ties in various areas, including counter-terrorism.
Reflecting rapid expansion in military ties, Israel has said it was ready to share cutting-edge defence technologies with India and both countries will go for co-development of a number of key weapon systems soon.
Sharing experiences in conduct of counter-terrorism and insurgency operations, troops of India and Indonesia participated in joint army exercises in Mizoram.
Pitching for removal of barriers that come in the way of setting up businesses in India, NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has said the country can compete with China as ‘suppliers of the world’.
India should reorganise its healthcare delivery system with the right mix and distribution of services to achieve Universal Health Coverage, a top WHO official has said.
India’s foreign exchange reserves have hit a fresh high, rising by USD 2.956 billion to USD 333.169 billion in the week to February 13, helped by a healthy increase in foreign currency assets.
A new proposal for polar research co-operation between Norway and India would “very soon” be announced, a senior Norwegian official today said.
The US plans to expand air quality monitoring to some of its missions in countries like India, Vietnam and Mongolia to help raise awareness about the dangers of pollution.