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BKAV, the manufacturer of BPhone, a 100 percent Vietnam-made smartphone, is moving ahead with its plan to export BPhones, ignoring doubts that a Vietnam-made high-tech product can be sold in the world market.

India, Vietnam Coast Guards hold rescue drill at sea

 Vietnam’s and India’s Coast Guards held a search and rescue drill off the coast of Ba Ria – Vung Tau on August 30 during the Indian SaRang 44 Samar -class offshore patrol vessel’s visit to Vietnam.

India: Eleven killed in Mumbai building collapse

 At least 11 people have died after a building collapsed near India's western city of Mumbai, police say.

India heatwave toll passes 1,000

 The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India has passed 1,000, with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.

Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

 At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.

India Satyam Computers: B Ramalinga Raju guilty of fraud

 A court in India has found the former head of Satyam Computers and nine others guilty in one of the country's biggest ever corporate scandals.

Indian two-year-old sets national archery record

 A two-year-old Indian girl has set a new national record in archery, according to the India Book of Records.

India arrests hundreds over Bihar school cheating

 About 300 people have been arrested in the Indian state of Bihar, authorities say, after reports emerged of blatant cheating in school exams.

Government News 28/1

 Inspection work enhanced ahead of National Party Congress; Vietnam-DPRK diplomatic ties marked; Relatives of Cuban martyrs welcomed in Hanoi; India’s Republic Day marked in HCM City; Condolences over death of Saudi Arabian King

Obama arrives for three-day India visit

 US President Barack Obama has arrived in India for a three-day visit amid an unprecedented security operation.

Vietnam wants to further friendship with India: President

Vietnam, Laos supreme courts talk to foster ties; Vietnam wants to further friendship with India: President; RoK President vows ODA priority to projects in Vietnam; Vietnam expects huge investment inflows from RoK

Russia India: Putin on visit to broker energy deals

 Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun a visit to India, where he is due to seek lucrative energy deals.

PM gives instruction on socio-economic projects

Vietnam, India boost IT, foreign language training cooperation; Russian Ambassador bids farewell to State leader; Hanoi, Amsterdam expand cooperation; PM gives instruction on socio-economic projects; Nation thankful, Party chief tells ex-POWs

Vietnamese, Iranian legislators deepen affiliation

 Vietnamese, Iranian legislators deepen affiliation; Vietnam, Laos share experience in inspection work; Vietnam Journalists Association visits China; Party officials attend Indian workshop on Nehru

India sterilisations: Doctor arrested over operation deaths

 A doctor has been arrested in connection with the deaths of 15 women at two state-run sterilisation camps in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

India sterilisation deaths: Chhattisgarh inquiry ordered

 The government of the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh has ordered an inquiry into the deaths of 11 women who underwent botched sterilisation surgery at a state-run health camp.

Park Hyatt Saigon will close for a transform

Park Hyatt Saigon will close for a luxury transform; Indian Jet Airways launches direct flight to HCM City; Foreign arrivals to Vietnam exceed 6.6 million in 10 months; Vietnam Airlines offers promotional program for Tet

India’s role in solving East Sea disputes

On the occasion of PM Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit to India, VietNamNet talks with Prof. Srikanth Kondapalli from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (India) about the new policy of Indian PM Narendra Modi, India's role in resolving disputes in the East Sea.

Government News 4/11

 PM calls for further efforts to manage illegal drugs and addiction; Int’l conference on building peaceful Vietnam-Lao borderline; VUFO Vice President meets Indian guest; Vietnam, South Africa boost trade, investment, tourism ties

VN vows best conditions for Indian oil and gas firms: PM

Vietnam welcomes and is committed to creating every favourable condition for normal economic cooperation activities between Vietnamese oil and gas companies and their foreign partners, including Indian companies, said PM Nguyen Tan Dung.