Editorial: Tale of three countries

Japan’s Defence Minister on Monday welcomed the British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth as it made its first Japanese port call, saying the involvement of European nations in the Indo-Pacific region is key to peace and stability as China’s military strength and influence grow. Continue Reading

Boris Johnson to visit India in April-end

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will visit India at the end of April on his first major international tour following the UK’s exit from the European Union, Downing Street has announced, as Britain seeks to unlock the opportunities in the strategic Indo-Pacific region. Continue Reading

UK PM will be India’s Republic Day chief guest

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi’s invitation to be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade on 26 January, marking his first major bilateral visit since taking office last year and the first since Britain’s exit from the European Union. Continue Reading

US diplomat to visit India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

The Trump administration’s point person for South and Central Asia, Alice G Wells, will visit India next week for a series of bilateral meetings and the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi, officials here said. Continue Reading

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria safe after shooting incident: IAF

In the wake of a shooting incident in Pearl Harbor shipyard, the Indian Air Force today said chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, who is currently in the US military base there, is safe.
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