International relations

MTCR:India Enters Elite Missile Tech Group

Date: June 27, 2016

India is the 35th member of the Missile Technology Control Regime. MTCR membership will enable India to deal in high-end missile technology,It comes days after China stalled India's entry into nuke club NSG. India on Monday joined an exclusive club of countries controlling exports in missile technology, just a day after decrying its exclusion from the Nuclear Supplies Group or NSG, wh...

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Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom's visit to India

Date: April 11, 2016

During visit of Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom India and Maldiv  signed 6 agreements in the fields of defence, tourism, taxation, space research, and conservation of mosques.

Major Agreements:-

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Fulbright – Kalam Climate Fellowship: India and the US initiative to address climate issues

Date: March 13, 2016

In order to address the climate change issues in India and the US, the two countries have launched the Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship, an initiative to advance bilateral cooperation on climate change. It will enable Indian research scholars to work with American institutions in the field.

The fellowship, named after the late Indian President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, is part of a com...

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India-Africa Forum Summit 2015

Date: October 26, 2015

India-Africa forum summit aimed at expanding cooperation between the both sides 

The third edition of the four day IAFS summit which is scheduled from 26th-29th October 2015 enables consultations at the highest political level between the heads of government of 54 nations across Africa and the India...

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Prime Minister's U.S. visit: An Analysis

Date: October 01, 2015

PM Modi visit to US – An Overview


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid a visit to the United States from September 24 to September 29. He attended following functions:-

1- Meeting With CEOs of FORTUNE 500 - Theme – “Media, Technology and Com...

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Indian Diaspora:Mission 2022

Date: September 24, 2015

Indian Diaspora “Mission 2022” launched

The Indian diaspora in United States has launched “Mission 2022” in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) with the objective to make US-India partnership a defining partnership for the 21st century.It is observed that...

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AUSINDEX-15

Date: September 14, 2015

AUSINDEX15: first Australia and India maritime exercise begins in Visakhapatnam

India and Australia have commenced the first bilateral maritime exercise, Ausindex15, in Visakhapatnam, India, strengthening defence cooperation between the countries.The latest development is part of the framework for security co...

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International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC)

Date: July 17, 2015

INSTC:India’s strategic gateway to Central Asia and Eurasia 

The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) is a multi-modal trade transport network that includes strategic rail, road, and water transport connecting India with Central Asian and Eurasia Countries. With the recent tour...

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India inks seven pacts with Turkmenistan

Date: July 12, 2015

India & Turkmenistan: New Partenerships

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov and showed India’s interest in long-term investment in the energy sector in Turkmenistan.

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India and Pakistan became full members of SCO

Date: July 12, 2015

India accorded full membership of SCO at Ufa summit 2015 

Both India and Pakistan are set to join the organization as full members with their accession expected to conclude by 2016. The addition of India and Pakistan into the Russia and China-led SCO will expand the organization’s scope and fo...

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China opened Nathu La for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Date: June 22, 2015

China opens Nathu La border pass as 2nd route for Kailash-Mansarovar yatra

China has opened Nathu La, tha 2nd land border crossing in Tibet via Sikkim  for Kailash-Mansarovar yatra. The new route is in addition and alternative to the existing Lipulekh Pass route located in Uttarakhand which was only...

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India loses case against United States at WTO

Date: June 08, 2015

India loses case against United States at WTO

India imposed a ban on the import of poultry meats, egg and live pig from USA because of concerns related to bird flu in 2007. This ban was imposed as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of Avian Influenza.

In 2012, USA filed a complaint against Indi...

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Prime Minister's visit to Bangladesh

Date: June 08, 2015

India and Bangladesh signed 22 bilateral agreements

During Prime Minister Modi’s recent visit to Bangladesh, India and Bangladesh signed and exchanged 22 instruments, including four agreements, three protocols, 14 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) and one letter of consent on a range of issues.

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PM's visit to Sri Lanka

Date: March 13, 2015

India, Sri Lanka signed four agreements during PM's visit 

India and Sri Lanka on 13 March 2015 signed four agreements. These agreements were signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the island nation as part of three-nation of Indian Ocean tour of Mauritius, Seychelles and...

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Denmark lays claim over North Pole

Date: December 19, 2014

Denmark lays claim over North Pole

Denmark has presented claim to United Nations over the area surrounding the North Pole. As per Denmark, this area is connected to the continental shelf of Greenland is their autonomous territory.

Greenland geographically forms part of North America rather than Europe...

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15th Indio-Russian Bilateral Annual Summit

Date: December 14, 2014

15th Indio-Russian Bilateral Annual Summit 

15th Indio-Russian Bilateral Annual Summit was held in Delhi 11 December 2014. President Vladimir Putin of Russia visited India to hold the summit on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Majour points related with the summit are-
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