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 Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and his entourage left Hanoi on November 19 for their four-day visit to India aiming to deepen the relationship and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

Vietnam among pillars of India’s “Look East” policy

 Vietnam has become a pillar of India’s “Look East” policy, according to Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid.

NA approves new government office chief

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam Nguyen Phu Trong will begin an official visit to India on November 19.

India, Vietnam hold eighth defence dialogue

 Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and his Indian counterpart Radha Krishma Mathur co-hosted the 8th Vietnam-India defence dialogue in HCM City on November 8.

50 killed in stampede in central India

 At least 50 people were killed and more than 100 others injured in a stampede in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh Sunday, a senior police official said.

World population to hit 9.7 billion in 2050

 The world's population will rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 from the current level of 7.1 billion and India will overtake China as the world's most populous nation, a French study said Wednesday.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 1/10

 Ornamental fish make profit splash; Car makers take early imports turn; Rubber exports hit $1.68b in first 9 months of 2013; Agro-forestry-fishery exports outstrip $20b mark

Tien Minh paid $44,000 to play for Indian club

According to the Vietnam Badminton Federation, Vietnam’s top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh was invited to join the group of world stars to play for the competition of Indian badminton clubs this December, at the price of $30,000.

Vietnam competes in Asian athletics event

 VietNamNet Bridge – Eight Vietnamese athletes are taking part in the 20th Asian Athletics Championships, which kicked off at Shiv Chhatrapati Stadium in Pune, India on July 3.

Vietnam, India boost ICT cooperation

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam and India have signed two memorandums of understanding to boost bilateral cooperation in information and communications technology (ICT).

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 27/5

 Vietnam, Japan intensify strategic partnership; Nation backs maritime links with India: PM; HCM City Party leader received Aussie, Indian guests; Vietnam, Canada boost friendship

Gandhi says growth in 'beehive' India must help poor

 Rahul Gandhi, often described as India's prime minister-in-waiting, said in a keynote address designed to raise his profile that the poor must see the benefits of economic growth.

India top court to rule in landmark drug patent case

 India's top court is set to rule Monday on a patent challenge by Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis that activists say threatens access to cheap generic versions of life-saving drugs in poor nations.

ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 28/3

  Celebrate India's most colourful festival; Cham relics to be on display in the US; Electronica show features transgender artist; Opera performance to mark Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 27/3

  Viet Nam strengthens wide-ranging ties with Qatar; Indian and Vietnamese Communist parties convene; Journalists give opinions to Constitution amendments; Vietnam journalist delegation welcomed in Laos

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 15/3

 HCM City leaders visit India; Defence minister visits Australia; NA Chairman values contributions by overseas Vietnamese; Thailand, Vietnam boost naval cooperation

2013: Year of Vietnam’s solidarity with India, Japan

This year sees a wide range of activities to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and some other countries, including two strategic partners in Asia: Japan and India.

GM Liem placed 14th at UK chess champs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s top chess player Le Quang Liem was beaten by India’s Chanda Sandipan in his final match of Festival Tradewise Gibraltar 2013 on January 31.

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 25/1

President urges greater judicial reform; Paris Agreement signing marked in France, Vietnam, Singapore boost defence ties; India’s Republic Day celebrated in HCM City

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 17/1

  Francophone country ties treasured; Ambassador confident of Vietnam-Argentina ties; India seeks better ties with HCM City; Confidence votes to be taken annually: Assembly