China And Iran Agreement

China And Iran Agreement: China would begin implementing a strategic agreement with Iran, strengthening economic and political cooperation between the two countries as Beijing blasted Washington’s sanctions on Tehran. China and Iran signed the agreement last year after years of talks, with the wide-ranging partnership set to span areas including energy, security, infrastructure and communications. […]

14th Round Of Corps Commander Level Talks: India China

14th Round Of Corps Commander Level Talks: India China: The 14th round of Corps Commander level talks concluded between India and China. The meeting resulted in no breakthrough for disengagement from Hot Springs and Gogra Post, but the two sides have agreed to meet again soon. The meeting had a positive outcome in comparison to […]

Free Trade Agreement (FTA): India and UK

Free Trade Agreement (FTA): India and the UK have launched the formal Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations, that both countries envisage concluding by the end of 2022. Until then, both countries are contemplating an interim free trade area, which will result in reducing tariffs on most of the items. Both countries agreed to an early […]

India-US Homeland Security Dialogue

India-US Homeland Security Dialogue: The Senior Officers Meeting of the India-US Homeland Security Dialogue was held in virtual mode. The meeting was co-chaired by Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla and Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy and Plans, Department of Homeland Security, Government of USA, Robert Silvers. During the meeting, both sides identified further steps that can […]

India- South Korea Trade Talks

India- South Korea Trade Talks: Minister for Trade of South Korea, Yeo Han-Koo met with Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. Both the Ministers held wide-ranging discussions covering the whole gamut of Bilateral Trade and Investment related aspects. The Ministers agreed to impart fresh momentum to the discussions on Comprehensive Economic Partnership […]

Who is Aung San Suu Kyi?

Aung San Suu Kyi: A court in military-ruled Myanmar sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in jail on charges including possession of unlicensed walkie-talkies. The latest sentencing in legal proceedings that rights groups have criticised as a “farce and a courtroom circus” means she faces a six-year jail term after two […]

New Bridge: India & Nepal

New Bridge: India & Nepal The Union Cabinet has cleared a plan to build a new bridge connecting India and Nepal over the Mahakali river and link Dharchula in Uttarakhand with Nepal’s Dharchula. The bridge will be completed within three years. It will strengthen the relationship between the two countries. India and Nepal share unique […]

Agreement On Prohibition Of Attacks Against Nuclear Installations And Facilities: India – Pakistan

Agreement On Prohibition Of Attacks Against Nuclear Installations And Facilities: India – Pakistan India and Pakistan have exchanged a list of their nuclear installations. The exchange was in accordance with the Article-II of Agreement on Prohibition of Attacks against Nuclear Installations and Facilities between Pakistan and India. The two countries also exchanged lists of prisoners […]

Egypt As The Fourth New Member Of BRICS New Development Bank

Egypt As The Fourth New Member Of BRICS New Development Bank: India has welcomed Egypt as the fourth new member of BRICS New Development Bank that was established by the BRICS countries six years ago. Bangladesh, UAE, and Uruguay joined in September 2021. Membership expansion enables New Development Bank to position itself as a premier […]

Nuclear Submarine Alliance: AUKUS

Nuclear Submarine Alliance: AUKUS Australia, the US and the UK signed an agreement allowing the exchange of sensitive “naval nuclear propulsion information” between their nations. It is the first agreement on the technology to be publicly signed since the three countries announced the formation of a defence alliance, AUKUS, to confront strategic tensions in the […]