During discussions after signing the agreement, Maldivian Minister of Defence Mariya Didi said the framework will strengthen defence and security cooperation between the two countries
IAF demand for 200 more planes rendered redundant by fall in conventional war, rise of cyberspace conflict
The fighter plane is a 100-year-old technology, having been first used in World War I in 1914.
Days after taking to the sky in Tejas aircraft, Rajnath Singh to fly sortie in Rafale fighter jet on 8 Oct during France visit
Top military brass of France as well as senior officials of Dassault Aviation, the makers of Rafale, will also be present at the handing over ceremony.
Seychelles will remain 'faithful friend' of India, says President Danny Faure; island nation given second Dornier aircraft
Seychelles was given the second Dornier craft by India on Tuesday to boost its capacity to conduct maritime surveillance. President Danny Faure calls India 'faithful friend'.
India, Vietnam ink defence, trade and agriculture pacts, vow to jointly work for open Indo-Pacific region
India and Vietnam on Saturday inked three pacts, including one on nuclear cooperation, and resolved to jointly work for an open Indo-Pacific, while calling for a rules-based regional architecture
India to negotiate price for Russian warships next week: Move could boost New Delhi's ties with its most important defence ally
India will begin negotiations with Russia next week regarding the acquisition of four Russian stealth frigates to scale up the Indian Navy's capabilities
A resolution has been introduced in the US House of Representatives by two influential lawmakers to support India's permanent membership in the UN Security Council, saying the time has come to recognise India's role in increasing global prosperity.
Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Sunday began an eight-day-long two-nation tour of Mozambique and Tanzania with an aim of exploring new avenues of bilateral defence cooperation.
PM Narendra Modi must raise the contentious H-1B visa issue during his meeting with US President Donald Trump, said members of the Indian community.
India on Saturday extended $500 million Line of Credit to Vietnam for facilitating deeper defence cooperation with the south east Asian nation
French President Francois Hollande today made common cause with India on the issue of fighting terrorism, underlining that the purpose of his visit was to "reinforce and strengthen" the cooperation between the two countries to tackle the menace.
US has updated its policy on gas-turbine engine technology transfer to India, expanding cooperation in production of sensitive jet engine components.
The need for UN Security Council reform featured in almost all bilateral meetings Prime Minister Narendra Modi had with Africa's leaders on Wednesday, with the leaders dubbing the world body's current structure as "outdated"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday underlined the common Islamic heritage of both India and Central Asia which has always rejected the forces of extremism and strongly pitched for enhanced defence and security cooperation between the two to combat terrorism.
China claims rights over Tokyo-administered islands in the East China Sea, with several other countries in the region also at loggerheads with Beijing over territorial disputes.