International Current Affairs

Indo-Italy Scientific and Technological cooperation re-launched

Indo-Italy Scientific and Technological cooperation re-launched

The Indo-Italian Joint Committee established under the Scientific and Technological Cooperation Agreement re-launched cooperation in the sectors of science, technology and innovation. The original agreement was signed between Italy and India in 2003. The Indian delegation led by Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Science and Technology, Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, while the Italian delegation was led by Vincenzo ...

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Brazil wins inaugural BRICS U-17 Football tournament 2016 held at Goa

Brazil wins inaugural BRICS U-17 Football tournament 2016 held at Goa

Brazil has won the first BRICS U-17 Football tournament 2016 held at Goa. In the Finals they defeated South Africa 5-1. Brazil’s Paulo Henrique Samapaio Filho scored the very first goal of the match in 24th Minute. Followed by Vinicius de Oliveira in the 34th minute, Victor de Oliveira scored a brace in the 40th & 61st minute to give Brazil an ...

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MoU between India and Hungary on cooperation in the field of water management

MoU between India and Hungary on cooperation in the field of water management

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Hungary on cooperation in the field of water management. The MoU will be signed between Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India and the Ministry of Interior, Government of Hungary. It will enhance bilateral cooperation in the ...

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First World Tsunami Awareness Day to be celebrated on Nov 5 at AMCDRR

First World Tsunami Awareness Day to be celebrated on Nov 5 at AMCDRR

The First World Tsunami Awareness Day will be celebrated on November 5, 2016. To commemorate the occasion, an event will be organised with Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Champions at the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016. The Conference is being organised from November 3-5, 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi by the Government of India in ...

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India-Indonesia Bilateral Maritime exercise commence at Belawan, Indonesia

India-Indonesia Bilateral Maritime Exercise Commence at Belawan, Indonesia

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Indonesia and to the maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ship Karmuk, an indigenously built missile corvette, based under the Andaman and Nicobar Command, along with a Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft, is participating in the 28th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol and Second Bilateral Maritime Exercise, scheduled from 10-27 ...

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India aggressively pursuing trade prospects with Latin American Countries (LAC)

India aggressively pursuing trade prospects with Latin American Countries

India’s engagement with LAC (Latin American Countries) has gained further momentum with recent developments that have taken place. India signed an agreement on the expansion of India-Chile PTA in New Delhi on 6th September, 2016. The expanded PTA will have far greater trade coverage in comparison to the agreement signed earlier in March, 2006 as both sides have offered tariff ...

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Commerce Ministry takes steps to sort out the implementation of CEPA with Japan

Commerce Ministry takes steps to sort out the implementation of CEPA with Japan

Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has said that steps have been taken to sort out the implementation issues related to Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and improve bilateral trade as well as trade balance with Japan. Speaking at the seminar on promoting India’s exports to Japan under India-Japan CEPA and release of RIS (Research and Information System for ...

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India to host first AMCDRR after Sendai Framework

India to host first AMCDRR after Sendai Framework

The Government of India is hosting the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) next month in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The hosting of the Conference re-affirms India’s commitment to the cause of Disaster Risk Reduction. This is the first AMCDRR after the advent of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction ...

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Three agreements between India and Switzerland signed

Three agreements between India and Switzerland signed

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh met the visiting Minister for Justice and Police of Swiss Confederation, Ms. Simonetta Sommaruga, today. Shri Rajnath Singh stated that the two countries have made significant contributions to strengthen peace and prosperity based on their shared vision of a peaceful and progressive future. The Union Home Minister proposed training facilities for Indian Police ...

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MoU between India and European Union on water resources cooperation approved

MoU between India and European Union on water resources

The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the signing of MoU between India and European Union in the field of water resources. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) envisages strengthening the technological, scientific and management capabilities of India and the European Union in the field of water management on the basis ...

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