The United States and South Korea completed the first round of talks on reviewing a bilateral trade deal on January 5, with Washington saying there was "much work to do" to reach a new agreement.
The publication of the first draft of National Register of Citizens in Assam figured prominently in the Lok Sabha on January 14, with Trinamool Congress members alleging that the entire exercise was being carried out as part of a "conspiracy" to drive out Bengalis from the state.
In an effort to strengthen Navy and Indian Air Force (IAF), Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on January 2, cleared two procurement proposals worth of Rs 1714 crore.
The Opposition attacked the BJP governments both in the state and at the Centre, saying that they had failed to control the situation in Maharashtra.
The first trilateral China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Minister’s dialogue is being held in the Capital of China which will discuss development, connectivity, security and counter-terrorism.
Afghanistan would participate in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that Beijing wants to extend to the country, Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani said as he met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on Tuesday.
Kapil Sibal described the verdict as ‘a moral victory’ for Congress
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has decided to keep Yemen’s main Hodeidah port open for a month, the coalition said on Wednesday, despite a ballistic missile attack by the Iran-aligned Houthis towards the Saudi capital Riyadh.
The coalition, which controls Yemen’s airspace and access to its ports, last month blocked all entry points to Yemen after a similar missile attack on Riyadh’s international airport.
Saudi authorities had said that both missiles were intercepted without causing any casualties.
Cooperation between China and the United States will lead to a win-win outcome for both sides, but confrontation will result in mutual losses, China said on Tuesday, after the United States branded it a competitor seeking to challenge U.S. power.
The U.S. Navy’s top officer on December 19 said that vessels from eastern Pacific could be brought forward to reinforce U.S. naval power in Asia as Washington contends with increased threats in the region and accidents that have weakened its maritime force.