‘We are very interested in joining Exercise Malabar’

Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs on the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue and on deepening the strategic and economic relationship with India As Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop was the lead player in the development of the Australian Foreign Policy White Paper. Released in 2017, it sets out a course for Australia to navigate a world
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Beijing agrees to provide India hydrological data of the Brahmaputra in flood season, months after it stopped the practice following the Doklam standoff In a significant move, China on Saturday agreed to provide India hydrological data of the Brahmaputra river in flood season, months after Beijing stopped the practice, crucial to predict floods. The two
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Modi extends invitation to Chinese President at talks during SCO summit India and China have expanded on the “spirit” of the Wuhan informal summit, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday agreeing on a string of official engagements ranging from a fresh round of boundary talks to a new mechanism
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Information Security Policy and Guidelines to be updated. Worried about sensitive information making its way into the Internet, the Home Ministry is upgrading policy to secure government data and control access to it. A senior Ministry official said that earlier the files were locked in a cupboard and accountability could be fixed, but with the advent of
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If India implements its plan well, it can be inthe 2026 World Cup When small countries like Iceland, Croatia and Serbia figure in the FIFA World Cup, the question I often hear from football fans is, when will India play in the World Cup? As someone associated with football administration in this country, I can
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Postponement of the 2+2 dialogue has come amid growing India-U.S. estrangement in South Asia If there were any doubts about a ‘disconnect’ between New Delhi and Washington in the past few months, the U.S.’s decision to put off the first ‘2+2’ dialogue with India should put them to rest. The 2+2, as the enhanced engagement
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Rajapaksa calls for non-interference India can have the biggest political impact on Sri Lanka’s election, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said, adding that he hoped India will not “meddle with” Sri Lanka’s internal political affairs. He made the comment in an interview to The Daily Mirror on Thursday, responding to a question on the possible influence of
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Modi, Faure discuss stalled Assumption island project India and Seychelles will ensure mutually beneficial steps regarding stalled plans for a military base at the island of Assumption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. Speaking at Hyderabad House here after a bilateral meeting with the visiting Seychelles President Danny Faure, Mr. Modi announced several initiatives
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Plan annual coordinated patrol India and Bangladesh have agreed to institute a Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) as an annual feature between the two navies. The first edition will be inaugurated by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba during his visit there from June 24 to 29. “The commencement of CORPAT is major step towards enhanced operational interaction
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Supplies of essentials may be hit India has lowered the limits on the export of certain essential commodities such as potatoes, onions, and eggs to the Maldives, according to a recent notification, in a move that sparked reports of possible food shortages in the Maldives. This move, though ostensibly based on a new method of
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