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2020 Toyota Innova gets 5-star ASEAN NCAP safety rating

20 Oct 2020

2020 Toyota Innova gets 5-star ASEAN NCAP safety rating

The 2020 Toyota Innova has bagged a 5-star safety rating from the ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The MPV scored a total of 82.69 points to easily pass the Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) and Child Occupant Protection (COP) tests.

Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

16 Jul 2020

Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

Terming China's claims over the South China Sea "illegal," the United States on Wednesday announced to support Southeast Asian countries that believe Beijing has violated their sovereignty in the territorially disputed waters.

Toyota unveils Corolla Cross SUV for ASEAN markets

12 Jul 2020

Toyota unveils Corolla Cross SUV for ASEAN markets

Japanese automaker Toyota has unveiled its new compact SUV, the Corolla Cross, for ASEAN markets.

Bhaichung Bhutia wants to become AIFF President one day

11 Apr 2020

Bhaichung Bhutia wants to become AIFF President one day

Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia has said that he will consider contesting for the post of All India Football Federation (AIFF) President in future.

India decides against joining RCEP agreement: Sources

04 Nov 2019

India decides against joining RCEP agreement: Sources

India has decided against joining the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, the world's largest trade pact, government sources said on Monday.

World's biggest trade pact on track, despite India's concerns

04 Nov 2019

World's biggest trade pact on track, despite India's concerns

The talks to set up the world's largest trade bloc is on track, Thailand said on Monday.

#CareerBytes: Important topics every UPSC CSE aspirant must cover

10 Jun 2019

#CareerBytes: Important topics every UPSC CSE aspirant must cover

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest competitive exams in the country. The three-stage CSE comprises Preliminary examination, Main examination, and Personality Test/Interview.

Happy birthday Bhaichung: Celebrating the Indian football legend's career

15 Dec 2018

Happy birthday Bhaichung: Celebrating the Indian football legend's career

Whether you love football or not, besides the names of 90s legends like Ronaldo, Zidane, and Beckham, you have surely heard of the name Bhaichung Bhutia.

Putin told Pence Russia didn't meddle in vote: Kremlin spokesman

20 Nov 2018

Putin told Pence Russia didn't meddle in vote: Kremlin spokesman

President Vladimir Putin denied any Russian involvement when US Vice President Mike Pence asked last week about meddling in the 2016 election, the Kremlin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov said.

Singapore Summit: Modi meets Mike Pence to discuss bilateral ties

14 Nov 2018

Singapore Summit: Modi meets Mike Pence to discuss bilateral ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met United States Vice President Mike Pence in Singapore today, on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit.

Singapore summit: Pence, Modi to discuss bilateral relationship, defense cooperation

11 Nov 2018

Singapore summit: Pence, Modi to discuss bilateral relationship, defense cooperation

US Vice President Mike Pence and PM Narendra Modi would discuss India-US defense cooperation and bilateral relationship during their meeting in Singapore next week, the White House said yesterday.

US Vice President Pence to meet PM Modi next week

09 Nov 2018

US Vice President Pence to meet PM Modi next week

US Vice President Mike Pence would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his four-nation trip next week.

Trump might not be chief guest for Republic Day 2019

29 Oct 2018

Trump might not be chief guest for Republic Day 2019

US President Donald Trump is unlikely to accept India's invitation to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations, sources said yesterday.

#CareerBytes: List of important topics for UPSC exam

22 Oct 2018

#CareerBytes: List of important topics for UPSC exam

The UPSC Civil Services exam is one of the toughest in India, thus thorough preparation and solid determination are vital to crack it.

Sushma Swaraj leaves SAARC foreign ministers' session midway

28 Sep 2018

Sushma Swaraj leaves SAARC foreign ministers' session midway

In a huge snub to Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left a meeting of the SAARC foreign ministers early. It was also attended by her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

India, Vietnam to strengthen trade, investment, maritime, defense cooperation

28 Aug 2018

India, Vietnam to strengthen trade, investment, maritime, defense cooperation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held talks with her Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh and discussed measures to strengthen trade, investment, maritime and defense cooperation between the two countries.

Swaraj talks about economic importance of Indian Ocean in Vietnam

28 Aug 2018

Swaraj talks about economic importance of Indian Ocean in Vietnam

Emphasizing the economic importance of the Indian Ocean, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said with the eastward shift of the global economy, the Indian Ocean is at the center of the emerging "Age of Asia" and those who live in this region bear the primary responsibility for its peace and stability.

Swaraj unveils Mahatma Gandhi's bust at Indian Embassy in Vietnam

27 Aug 2018

Swaraj unveils Mahatma Gandhi's bust at Indian Embassy in Vietnam

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Embassy of India in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation

27 Aug 2018

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on the first leg of her four-day two-nation tour, which aims at deepening India's strategic cooperation with Vietnam and Cambodia.

India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations

04 Aug 2018

India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations

The NRC draft sparked a political battle, but it wasn't known earlier that Delhi informed Dhaka about it before its release, IE reports.

Indian Mobile Congress 2018 starts from October 25 in Delhi

17 Apr 2018

Indian Mobile Congress 2018 starts from October 25 in Delhi

India will host its second Mobile Congress event between October 25-27 in New Delhi, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said at a curtain raiser event of Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) 2018.

"What has your family done for India?" Rahul left speechless

09 Mar 2018

"What has your family done for India?" Rahul left speechless

As part of his five-day Singapore-Malaysia visit, Congress President Rahul Gandhi attended a panel discussion at Singapore's prestigious Public Policy school.

SpiceJet contemplating using seaplanes on the Brahmaputra

04 Feb 2018

SpiceJet contemplating using seaplanes on the Brahmaputra

Low-cost airline SpiceJet is currently mulling introducing seaplanes on the Brahmaputra river in Assam.

India celebrates 69th Republic Day

26 Jan 2018

India celebrates 69th Republic Day

Today, India celebrates its 69th Republic Day. The parade this time is historic: there are 10 chief guests, the leaders of the 10 ASEAN nations.

China downplays India's friendly ties with ASEAN countries

25 Jan 2018

China downplays India's friendly ties with ASEAN countries

ASEAN leaders have descended in India to enjoy a three-day jamboree comprising bilateral meetings, India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit and Republic Day celebrations.

Delhi: Minor student kidnapped from school-bus amid tight security

25 Jan 2018

Delhi: Minor student kidnapped from school-bus amid tight security

The capital is under a strict security cover due to the ASEAN Summit, Republic Day and Padmaavat protests.

ASEAN leaders diplomatic visit: India's "Act East" policy on display

24 Jan 2018

ASEAN leaders diplomatic visit: India's "Act East" policy on display

In a bid to promote India's "Act East" policy, PM Narendra Modi is set to break another tradition. In an unprecedented event, all leaders and heads of state of 10 ASEAN countries will be chief guests at the Republic Day parade.

Traffic restrictions in Delhi: Know which routes to avoid

22 Jan 2018

Traffic restrictions in Delhi: Know which routes to avoid

Delhiiites should brace for four days of traffic restrictions in view of the upcoming ASEAN Summit and Republic Day celebrations.

Planning to visit Delhi this R-Day? Here's GoAir's offer

08 Jan 2018

Planning to visit Delhi this R-Day? Here's GoAir's offer

Republic Day celebrations this time is going to be unique: a record 10 chief guests will grace the occasion, the heads of state of the ASEAN nations.

Upcoming in Delhi: Traffic restrictions, cancellation of 100 flights daily

07 Jan 2018

Upcoming in Delhi: Traffic restrictions, cancellation of 100 flights daily

Delhiites should prepare for difficulty in moving around as the national capital gears up for two important events: an Asean summit (January 25) and Republic Day celebrations (January 26).

Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century

31 Dec 2017

Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century

Addressing citizens on Mann Ki Baat on the last day of 2017, PM Narendra Modi welcomed the 'New India Voters' of the 21st century.

Tillerson: US has elevated its relationship with India in Indo-Pacific

13 Dec 2017

Tillerson: US has elevated its relationship with India in Indo-Pacific

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US has elevated its engagement with India as part of its policy to create a "free and open Indo-Pacific" region.

Is India leaning toward ASEAN to counter China's OBOR?

11 Dec 2017

Is India leaning toward ASEAN to counter China's OBOR?

India is gearing up to host the ASEAN-India connectivity summit this week.

India to provide naval facilities to Singapore

29 Nov 2017

India to provide naval facilities to Singapore

India will be providing naval practice and logistics facilities to Singapore, which among other things will allow the country to hold live-firing drills in the Andamans.

Upcoming ASEAN summit: North-eastern states to play a major role

28 Nov 2017

Upcoming ASEAN summit: North-eastern states to play a major role

In a first, India's north-eastern states are set to play a major role during the upcoming ASEAN-India summit.

Australia looks at greater India engagement to balance China

25 Nov 2017

Australia looks at greater India engagement to balance China

Australia said it will strengthen ties with India, Japan, and the US in the Indo-Pacific region under the quadrilateral dialogue between the four countries.

Modi@ASEAN: India wishes to emerge as a global peacekeeper

14 Nov 2017

Modi@ASEAN: India wishes to emerge as a global peacekeeper

PM Narendra Modi recently addressed the Indian diaspora in the Philippines on the sidelines fo the ongoing ASEAN summit

Modi in Manila: PM meets nine-year-old Filipino with 'Jaipur foot'

13 Nov 2017

Modi in Manila: PM meets nine-year-old Filipino with 'Jaipur foot'

Like any state chief, PM Narendra Modi has a busy schedule, but he specially took out time at one of his ASEAN summit engagements in Manila to meet nine-year-old Carlo Migel Silvano.

Controlling the Indo-Pacific: India, US, Japan Australia resurrect quadrilateral dialogue

13 Nov 2017

Controlling the Indo-Pacific: India, US, Japan Australia resurrect quadrilateral dialogue

In recent times, the Indo-Pacific region has emerged as the fulcrum of global security and economic developments.

Packed day for Modi at ASEAN summit in Manila

13 Nov 2017

Packed day for Modi at ASEAN summit in Manila

PM Narendra Modi attended the opening ceremony of the 31st ASEAN summit being held at Manila, Philippines.