India and the world

Bodhi Parva

11/12/2017 | India and the world | Regional Groupings

‘Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist Heritage’ was held in New Delhi. The Festival had diverse components including an exhibition ofinternationa ...

Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership

8/12/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

Russia has come out strongly in support of India for its NSG membership by saying that India’s application cannot be “interlinked” with that of Pakist ...

G 20 Sherpa

2/12/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

Shri Shaktikanta Das, Former Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, has been appointed as India’s G 20 Sherpa till December 31, 2018 for the Devel ...

First phase of Chabahar port work over

30/11/2017 | India and the world | India central Asia

Iran has conveyed to India that it has completed the first phase of work on Chabahar port. Iran is offering management control of its Chabahar Port to ...

India's Dalveer Bhandari re-elected in International Court of Justice

22/11/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

India's Dalveer Bhandari, 70 won the last seat in the world court after Britain withdrew its candidate Christopher Greenwood in a down-to-the-wire rac ...

South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center (SARTTAC)

19/11/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

An Interim Meeting of the Steering Committee of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center ( ...

India to contribute USD 100 million to UN partnership fund

10/11/2017 | India and the world | United Nations

India has pledged an additional USD 100 million towards the UN partnership fund, which significantly increases its support to sustainable development ...

IBSA Trust Fund agreement

23/10/2017 | India and the world | Regional Groupings

India, Brazil and South Africa have signed the IBSA Trust Fund Agreement that seeks to fight poverty in developing countries. The agreement was signed ...

INDRA Exercise

23/10/2017 | India and the world | Indo Russia

India and Russia have begun their first mega tri-services war game- Indra involving their armies, navies and air forces with an aim to boost their ope ...

MoU between India and Belarus

16/10/2017 | India and the world | Indo Europe

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Belarus for Cooperation in the field of Vocational Education and Training This is for the first time a MoU for ...

China urges India to abide by ‘historic treaty’ on border at Sikkim

11/10/2017 | India and the world | Indo China

China referred to the 1890 UK-China treaty which it claims demarcated the Sikkim sector of the India-China border and urged New Delhi to abide by its ...

Cabinet approves the Extradition Treaty between India and Lithuania

8/10/2017 | India and the world | Indo Europe

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the signing and ratification of the Extradition Treaty between India and Lithuania. The Treaty would prov ...

India, Ethiopia sign agreements on trade, communication

6/10/2017 | India and the world | Indo Africa

Indian President is on his four days visit to Ethiopia and Djibouti. He started his visit from Ethiopia. India and Ethiopia signed agreements on trade ...

Prime Minister of Japan Visited India

16/9/2017 | India and the world | Indo Japan

Prime Minister of Japan visited India. This was the fourth Annual Summit between Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The two leaders re ...

Xiamen Declaration

6/9/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

9th BRICS summit was recently held in Xiamen, China. This is the second time the China has hosted the summit after the 2011 summit. At the end of the ...

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Brazil

2/9/2017 | India and the world | Indo South America

The Union Cabinet recently approved the memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Brazil for cooperation in the fields of Zebu Cattle ...

India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund

2/9/2017 | India and the world | Indo-West Asia

The Union Cabinet has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Israel on "India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovati ...

USA’s new Afghanistan policy

27/8/2017 | India and the world | Indo- Afgan

Donald Trump’s new Afghanistan policy marks a distinct shift from the past. USA has openly embraced India as a partner in the project to stabilise Afg ...

Mechi River Bridge

25/8/2017 | India and the world | Indo Nepal

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be signed between India and Nepal ...

India’s Exclusive Rights to Explore Polymetallic Nodules Extended

22/8/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

India’s exclusive rights to explore polymetallic nodules from seabed in Central Indian Ocean Basin (CIOB) have been extended by five years. This has b ...

Soil Health Cards

22/8/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

Indian Prime minister has recently reviewed the progress of Soil Health Cards scheme. So far, 16 States/UTs have completed the first cycle of Soil Hea ...

‘Merit-based’ immigration plan

11/8/2017 | India and the world | Indo US

US President has announced his support for a legislation titled the Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment (RAISE) Act. This act could b ...

India, Japan civil nuclear deal comes into force

27/7/2017 | India and the world | Indo Japan

A landmark civil nuclear cooperation deal between India and Japan that provides for collaboration between their industries in the field came into forc ...

Doka La Dispute

25/7/2017 | India and the world | Indo China

From the middle of last month onward, Indian and Chinese troops are arrayed face-to-face on the Dolam plateau, close to the Indian Army post of Doka L ...

United Nations Partnership Fund

16/7/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

India has contributed an additional million dollars to a UN partnership fund launched to support sustainable development projects across the developin ...

Bottom-trawling

13/7/2017 | India and the world | Indo Srilanka

A new law in Sri Lanka that outlaws bottom trawling has angered fishermen in India, who have organized a strike to protest the move. The law makes it ...

Beijing Declaration On Education

9/7/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

BRICS ministers of education and assigned representatives have adopted ‘Beijing Declaration on Education’ in a recently held 5th meeting of BRICS Mini ...

Indian Prime Minister Visited Israel

7/7/2017 | India and the world | Indo-West Asia

Narendra Modi has become the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel to mark 25 years of diplomatic relations between the two nations. Highlights ...

Chinese and Indian troops face off in Bhutan border dispute

6/7/2017 | India and the world | Indo China

China has demanded the withdrawal of Indian troops from a scrap of disputed territory to end an escalating border row between the two Asian powers Abo ...

Global Entry programme

4/7/2017 | India and the world | Indo US

The United States of America has started rolling out for Indian citizens its Global Entry programme which allows for expedited clearance of pre-approv ...

UN Trust Fund

3/7/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

India has contributed $ 100,000 to the UN Trust Fund for International Cooperation in Tax Matters (the UN Tax Fund). About UN Trust fund: The UN Tax T ...

Indian Prime Minister visited USA

1/7/2017 | India and the world | Indo US

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Washington DC on June 25-26, 2017, at the invitation of the President of the United States of America. Thi ...

India-Portugal International StartUp Hub (IPISH)

30/6/2017 | India and the world | Indo Europe

Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Costa recently launched a unique startup Portal – the India-Portugal International StartUp Hub (IPISH) – in Lis ...

Social Security Agreement between India and the Netherlands

28/6/2017 | India and the world | Europe

The Union Cabinet has approved Amendment of the bilateral Social Security Agreement (SSA) between India and the Netherlands by incorporating the “Coun ...

Indian Prime minister visit to Spain

18/6/2017 | India and the world | Europe

Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi visited Spain in the last week of May 2017. Main highlights of the visit India and Spain signed seven agreements, ...

Agreement between India and Somalia on transfer of sentenced persons

12/6/2017 | India and the world | Indo Africa

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing and subsequent ratification of the Agreement on Transfer of sentenced persons between Indi and So ...

India, Russia ink nuclear plant pact

5/6/2017 | India and the world | Indo Russia

India and Russia concluded a pact for setting up the last two units of the Kundankulam nuclear power plant. The reactors will be built by India's Nucl ...

Annual Meeting of African Development Bank

24/5/2017 | India and the world | Indo Africa

The 52nd Annual Meetings of the African Development bank are being held in Gandhinagar. This is the first time that the Annual Meetings of AfDB are be ...

Indian mission adopt UJALA scheme in UK

20/5/2017 | India and the world | Indo Europe

The Indian High Commission in London along with Vedanta Group will be among the first to adopt India’s UJALA scheme of replacing all their old lamps w ...

China evokes Panchsheel principles to address India's concerns

20/5/2017 | India and the world | Indo China

Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed five principles of peaceful co-existence or Panchsheel — the brainchild of China, India and Myanmar in the 1950s ...

One Belt One Road (OBOR) Summit

15/5/2017 | India and the world | Indo China

India has skipped One Belt One Road (OBOR) project summit as a part of it passes through the Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir. India categorically stated tha ...

Japan pitches for Chabahar port

11/5/2017 | India and the world | Indo Japan

Japan is looking forward to invest in the Chabahar Port project with the Indian government. Japan pitching in with funds in support for India’s develo ...

Logistics pact with U.S.

25/4/2017 | India and the world | Indo US

India is all set to notify the operationalising of the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) with the U.S. The notification includes desi ...

MOU for Defence Industry Co-Operation in Shipbuilding between India and Republic of Korea

23/4/2017 | India and the world | Indo-South Korea

India and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have signed an Inter-governmental Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Defence Industry Co-operation in Shipbui ...

Green Growth Equity Fund

12/4/2017 | India and the world | Indo EU

India and the UK have announced the launch of an Early Market Engagement for the joint UK-India Fund, namely a Green Growth Equity Fund which aims to ...

MoU between India and Bangladesh

9/4/2017 | India and the world | Indo-Bangaldesh

The Union Cabinet has approved MoU between India and Bangladesh for fairway development of Ashuganj-Zakiganj stretch of Kushiyara river and Sirajganj- ...

India becomes associate member of International Energy Agency (IEA)

6/4/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

India has become part of IEA Association that will allow the country play a more “visible and influential” role in the global energy landscape. About ...

Social Security Agreement between India and Brazil

20/3/2017 | India and the world | South America

India and Brazil signed the finalised text of the Social Security Agreement taking forward the spirit of the Goa Declaration at the 8th BRICS Summit. ...

Cabinet approves of MoU between India and Bangladesh on Aids to Navigation (AtoNs)

17/3/2017 | India and the world | Indo-Bangaldesh

The Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Aids to Navigation (AtoNs) between the Directorate General of Lighthouses & Li ...

India and Belgium sign Protocol on Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement

12/3/2017 | India and the world | Indo EU

India and Belgium have signed a Protocol amending the existing Agreement and Protocol between the two countries for Avoidance of Double Taxation and t ...

Permanent Indus Commission (PIC)

4/3/2017 | India and the world | Indo Pakistan

India has accepted an invitation to attend a meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) to be held in Lahore in March. The move came after two mo ...

India to host the first meeting of national security advisers of BIMSTEC countries

10/2/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

India will host the first meeting of national security advisers of BIMSTEC countries in the coming months to cooordinate action against terrorism, ext ...

Annual Maritime Power Conference – 2017

9/2/2017 | India and the world | Indo Myanmar

The National Maritime Foundation (NMF) is conducting its Annual Maritime Power Conference-2017 at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA ...

MoU between India and the United Arab Emirates

21/1/2017 | India and the world | India - UAE

The Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the United Arab Emirates on the Mutual Recognition of Certifica ...

The Union Cabinet has approved holding negotiations for Trade Agreement with Peru

20/1/2017 | India and the world | Indo South America

The Union Cabinet has approved holding negotiations for Trade Agreement with Peru on trade in goods, services and investment. The trade agreement will ...

Global talent competitiveness Index

19/1/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

Switzerland has grabbed the top spot in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2017, an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability o ...

India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka

17/1/2017 | India and the world | Indo Srilanka

India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka to construct 3000 rain water harvesting systems in Rin Jaffna District at a cost of ...

India and Kazakhstan have signed a Protocol to amend the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Convention (DTAC)

9/1/2017 | India and the world | Indo-West Asia

The DTAC between both countries was earlier signed in December 1996 for the avoidance of double taxation and for the prevention of fiscal evasion with ...

Newly Proposed H1-B Visa Programme bill

8/1/2017 | India and the world | Indo US

A bill backing key changes in the H-1B programme that allows skilled workers from countries like India to fill high-tech jobs in the US has been re-in ...

Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Uruguay

6/1/2017 | India and the world | Indo South America

The Union Cabinet has approved signing and ratifying an Agreement between India and Uruguay regarding Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Mat ...

Nepal rejects India’s ‘open sky’ offer

30/12/2016 | India and the world | Indo Nepal

Nepal has rejected India’s ‘open sky’ offer to allow unlimited flights between the two countries. India and Nepal signed a memorandum of understanding ...

Government forms high-level task force on Indus Water Treaty

20/12/2016 | India and the world | Indo Pakistan

Government has formed an inter-ministerial task force, to be headed by Nripendra Mishra, The task force is mandated with taking all important strategi ...

MoU between India-Kyrgyzstan on agriculture cooperation

18/12/2016 | India and the world | India central Asia

The Union Cabinet has approved memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and Kyrgyzstan on cooperation in field of agriculture and food related ...

Indonesian President Visit to India

13/12/2016 | India and the world | Asia

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi visited India. This was the first bilateral visit to India by President Joko Widodo. Highlights of the vis ...

India, Vietnam sign Civil Nuclear deal, three other agreements

11/12/2016 | India and the world | Asia

India and Vietnam signed a civil nuclear cooperation agreement which will further strengthen the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two c ...

India, US finalise Major Defence Partner agreement

8/12/2016 | India and the world | Indo US

India and USA finalized agreement as a major defence partner. This was announced in the India-US joint statement on Carter’s visit to India. India’s M ...

MoU between India and Vietnam on Cooperation in IT

7/12/2016 | India and the world | Asia

The Union Cabinet has approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Vietnam on Cooperation in the field of Information Technology. The ...

India, Qatar inks five agreements

4/12/2016 | India and the world | Middle East

India and Qatar have signed five agreements including in the field of visas, cyberspace and investments. These agreements were signed after bilateral ...

Bhutan blocks ambitious BBIN project

19/11/2016 | India and the world | Bhutan

An ambitious road connectivity plan involving Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) has hit a roadblock with the upper house of Bhutan parliament ...

Prime Minister Modi Visited Japan

14/11/2016 | India and the world | Indo Japan

Indian Prime Minister Modi concluded his three days visit to Japan. Highlight’s of the Visits/MoU’s signed: MoU in the field of civil nuclear deal: Th ...

Indus water Treaty

13/11/2016 | India and the world | Indo Pakistan

India has taken strong exception to the World Bank’s “inexplicable” decision to set up a Court of Arbitration and appoint a Neutral Expert to go into ...

India signs landmark civil nuclear deal with Japan

12/11/2016 | India and the world | Indo Japan

Japan and India signed a civilian nuclear accord, opening the door for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with fuel, equipment and technology for nuclear power ...

NSDA Signs MoU with British Council

12/11/2016 | India and the world | Indo Europe

National Skill Development Agency and The British Council signed a MoU today at NSDA’s office to collaborate for undertaking joint research projects i ...

India & UK Sign MoU on IPRS

9/11/2016 | India and the world | Indo Europe

India and UK have signed an MoU to establish bilateral cooperation activities in the field of Intellectual Property. The MoU is between the Department ...

John Key PM New Zealand visited India

7/11/2016 | India and the world | Newzealand

Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key visited India from 25-27 October, 2016. Highlights: India and New Zealand have signed three agreements in the a ...

India, Palestine signed MoU for setting up a techno park

4/11/2016 | India and the world | Indo-West Asia

India and Palestine have signed an agreement for setting up a techno park in Ramallah with an Indian grant of $12 million. The decision to set up ‘Pal ...

Agreement between India and Estonia on the transfer of sentenced persons

31/10/2016 | India and the world | Indo EU

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing and ratification of an Agreement between India and Estonia on the transfer of sentenced persons. ...

Revised Double Taxation Avoidance Convention (DTAC) with South Korea

29/10/2016 | India and the world | Indo-South Korea

India has notified the revised double tax avoidance agreement with South Korea under which capital gains tax will be levied at the source with effect ...

17th Indo - Russia Summit

21/10/2016 | India and the world | Indo Russia

India and Russia signed a total of 16 agreements at the 17th annual bilateral summit in the western Indian state of Goa. Highlights of the summit: In ...

African Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO)

9/10/2016 | India and the world | Indo Africa

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the African Asian Rural Development O ...

MoU between India and European Union on water cooperation

8/10/2016 | India and the world | Indo EU

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the signing of MoU between India and European Union in the field of water resources. The MoU envisages st ...

Trilateral Meet between India, Afghanistan and Iran on Chabahar Agreement

1/10/2016 | India and the world | India central Asia

A Trilateral meeting was recently held between India, Afghanistan and Iran to take Chabahar agreement further. Discussions were held on Trilateral Agr ...

Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA)

30/9/2016 | India and the world | Indo Srilanka

India and Srilanka are in process to sign Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA). This would be an improved version of Free Trade Agreem ...

Pakistan’s MFN tag

27/9/2016 | India and the world | Indo Pakistan

India is planning to review the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status given to Pakistan in wake of recent attack on Uri. The MFN status was accorded to Pa ...

Bilateral Technical Arrangement between India and Switzerland

15/9/2016 | India and the world | Indo Europe

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of the Technical Arrangement between India and Switzerland on the identification and return of Sw ...

India, U.S. to sign logistics agreement

31/8/2016 | India and the world | Indo US

India and the United States have signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum Of Agreement (LEMOA) in Washington DC, USA . About this agreement: LEMOA is ...

Cabinet approves signing of Air Services Agreement between India and Fiji

27/8/2016 | India and the world | Asia

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of new Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Fiji. The Agreement is for updation of the ...

Hague Abduction Convention

25/8/2016 | India and the world | Indo US

The purpose of the Convention are to protect children from the harmful effects of international abduction by a parent by encouraging the prompt return ...

Jaipur Declaration

23/8/2016 | India and the world | International Institutions

BRICS Women Parliamentarians forum has unanimously passed the Jaipur Declaration on the concluding day of the Forum’s meeting held in Jaipur. The 19-p ...

India-US Launch Innovative Agriculture Programme

28/7/2016 | India and the world | Indo US

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the second phase of the” Feed the Fu ...

Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectric Project

24/7/2016 | India and the world | Indo Bhutan

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of 7290.62 crore rupees for the ongoing 1020 MW Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectri ...

Kishenganga Water Dispute

19/7/2016 | India and the world | Indo Pakistan

Pakistan has decided to return to an international tribunal to settle a dispute with India over sharing waters of the Kishenganga and Ratle rivers. Pa ...

Indian Prime Minister visit to Kenya

14/7/2016 | India and the world | Indo Africa

India Prime Minister completed his two day visit to Kenya during his final leg of four nation tour to Africa. Highlights: India pledge to construct a ...

Prime Minister Visit to Tanzania

13/7/2016 | India and the world | Indo Africa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his visit to Tanzania as part of his four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with the continent, partic ...

Bangladesh and India sign agreement for joint coal fired power plant

13/7/2016 | India and the world | Indo-Bangaldesh

Bangladesh and India signed a landmark deal for the construction of a 1,320 megawatt coal fired power plant. This power plant is the biggest project u ...

Visit of Prime Minister to South Africa

12/7/2016 | India and the world | Indo Africa

Indian Prime Minister completed his two days visit to South Africa with the main aim to enhance economic partnership. Highlights of visit: During the ...

Indian Prime Minister Visited Mozambique

11/7/2016 | India and the world | Indo Africa

Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi concluded his one day visit to Mozambique on 7th July,2016. This is Modi's first official visit to mainland Africa ...

Pelindaba Treaty

27/6/2016 | India and the world | Indo Africa

India and Namibia signed two MoUs on Cooperation in the field of geology and mineral resources and Cooperation in peaceful uses of nuclear energy duri ...

Visit of President to Namibia

23/6/2016 | India and the world | Indo Africa

President of India has visited Namibia from 15 - 17 June. President Mukherjee addressed the Joint Session of Namibian Parliament on June 16. The issue ...

Visit of President to Cote d'Ivoire

18/6/2016 | India and the world | Indo Africa

President of India has visited Cote d'Ivoire( This is the French name of Ivory coast , which they use while deals on international level. This was the ...

Modi's Visit to USA

15/6/2016 | India and the world | Indo US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington on his fourth visit to the USA in the last two years since taking office from 06 June to 08 June 20 ...

India, U.S. to ratify Paris deal by 2017

11/6/2016 | India and the world | Indo US

India and the U.S have agreed to initiate domestic processes to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change — negotiated by over 190 countries in Dec ...

Prime Minister Visit to Mexico

11/6/2016 | India and the world | Indo-North Americas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Mexico as the final leg of his five-nation tour . He hold talks with Mexican President Enrique Pe a Nieto on key ...

Visit of Prime Minister to Switzerland

10/6/2016 | India and the world | Indo EU

Indian Prime minister has visited Switzerland during his five nation visit. Highlights: Switzerland supported India’s application for membership of th ...

Visit of Prime Minister to Qatar

9/6/2016 | India and the world | Indo-West Asia

Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi paid a two-day official visit to the State of Qatar from 4-5 June, 2016. This visit mainly focuses on a ne ...

Vice President Hamid Ansari visited Morocco and Tunisia

9/6/2016 | India and the world | Indo Africa

Vice President Hamid Ansari concluded his five-day visit to the North-African countries of Morocco and Tunisia It was a maiden visit by an Indian Vice ...

Salma Dam Project

8/6/2016 | India and the world | Indo- Afgan

Salma Dam is inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi in Afghanistan along with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghgani. Salma Dam is the most expensive of Indi ...

Indian PM visited Iran

28/5/2016 | India and the world | Indo-Iran

Indian Prime minister completed his two day visit to Iran by signing 12 agreements which are important both strategically and economically. Modi’s vis ...

Indian Ocean Rim nations to boost cooperation on SEZs

28/5/2016 | India and the world | International Institutions

Indian Ocean Rim nations decided to evolve a regional mechanism for cooperation on Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in order to boost exports. This was de ...

India And Mauritius Amend Tax Treaty

13/5/2016 | India and the world | Indo-Mauritius

In order to curb tax evasion, preventing round-tripping of funds and treaty abuse, India and Mauritius inked a protocol to amend the existing conventi ...

Mogao caves

9/5/2016 | India and the world | Indo China

Recent studies have revealed that Dunhuang in China was a major point of intersection between India and China along the ancient Silk Road. Dunhuang ho ...

Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

22/4/2016 | India and the world | Indo US

American President Obama signs the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act,which will help protect American workers and businesses in a global ec ...

Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA)

16/4/2016 | India and the world | Indo US

India and the US agreed to Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) to enable both militaries to use each other’s assets and bases for repai ...

HSPD-6 (Homeland Security Presidential Directive)

10/4/2016 | India and the world | Indo US

An ambitious plan for exchange of information on terrorists on a real time basis between India and the US has been dropped from the proposed Homeland ...

Modi visit to Saudi Arabia

8/4/2016 | India and the world | India Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of the final leg of his recent three nation visit stopped at Saudi Arabia. He visited the nation to enhance the s ...

India-UAE agreement for $75 billion investment in NIIF gets clearance

26/3/2016 | India and the world | India - UAE

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to mobilise up to $7 ...

India to accede to the Ashgabat Agreement

25/3/2016 | India and the world | India central Asia

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for India to accede to the Ashgabat Agreement, an international transport and transit corridor facilitating t ...

Sir creek issue: A dispute that begs resolution

18/3/2016 | India and the world | Indo Pakistan

Long standing dispute between India and Pakistan is turning out to be one of the biggest security threat for India. The Sir Creek dispute between Indi ...

US wins WTO dispute against India’s solar power rules

28/2/2016 | India and the world | Indo US

The United States has won a ruling against India at the World Trade Organization after challenging the rules on the origin of solar cells and solar mo ...

India Softens Stance On Bay Of Bengal Free Trade Agreement

24/2/2016 | India and the world | Multilateral Issues

India has decided to conclude a low-ambition free trade agreement with the seven nation grouping Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical ...

Marshall Islands To Sue India, Pak. Over Nukes

2/2/2016 | India and the world | Multilateral Issues

Marshall Islands seek to persuade the UN’s highest court to take up a lawsuit against India, Pakistan and Britain which they accuse of failing to halt ...

President Of France Visited India

29/1/2016 | India and the world | Indo France

French President François Hollande concluded his three-day visit to India with the main agenda to boost a multibillion-dollar deal for France’s Rafale ...

Nepal Crisis: Recent Amendment In Constitution

27/1/2016 | India and the world | Indo Nepal

Nepal parliament has passed two crucial amendments to their Constitution that address key Madhesi demands of proportional representation and inclusion ...

Border Haats

9/1/2016 | India and the world | Indo-Bangaldesh

Government of India has approved an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh to set up border haats. The MoU was signed in Octob ...

Visit of Shinzo Abe to India

19/12/2015 | India and the world | Indo Japan

The friendship between India and Japan has a long history rooted in spiritual affinity and strong cultural and civilization ties. The modern nation st ...

India, Singapore enter into Strategic Tie-Up

25/11/2015 | India and the world | Indo Singapore

Recent visit of India’s PM to Singapore focused mainly on two pact- strategic partnership and defense cooperation. The strategic partnership pac ...

SOP to operationalise Coastal Shipping Accord

15/11/2015 | India and the world | Indo-Bangaldesh

India and Bangladesh signed the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in New Delhi to operationalize the “Agreement on Coastal Shipping” sign ...

BRICS nations signed Moscow Declaration

3/11/2015 | India and the world | Multilateral Issues

BRICS countries(Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) haveagreed for co-investment of resources for supporting multilateral R&D Projects ...

India-Africa Forum Summits (IAFS)-III

3/11/2015 | India and the world | Indo Africa

3rd India-Africa Forum Summits (IAFS) concluded in Delhi recently. It witnessed the participation of 54 African nations, involving around 40 heads of ...

Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project-India Myanmar

20/10/2015 | India and the world | Myanmar

Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project was in news as GOI has approved the Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of 2904.04 crores rupees for the transpo ...

Angela Merkel’s visit to India

12/10/2015 | India and the world | Indo-Germany

German Chancellor’s visit to India saw the formation of the India-Germany Climate. Angela Markel was in India for third Indo-German Inter-govern ...

Pakistan proposes 4-point Peace Initiative with India

6/10/2015 | India and the world | Indo Pakistan

Addressing the UN General Assembly Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif proposed a new four-point "peace initiative"with India. Sharif's ...

First India-US-Japan trilateral meeting

5/10/2015 | India and the world | Asia

First India-US-Japan trilateral meeting was held in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting. The countries called for freedom of ...

Vice-President’s Cambodia and Laos Visit

23/9/2015 | India and the world | South East Asia

Indian Vice-President went to Cambodia for a four-day official visit. The two countries signed two MoUs— on tourism, and on the Mekong-Ganga Coo ...

India UAE Sign Pacts

7/9/2015 | India and the world | India - UAE

India and the United Arab Emirates have signed a set of pacts to take forward engagement in the field of telecommunication and tourism while reviewing ...

India-Kyrgyzstan

1/9/2015 | India and the world | India central Asia

Voicing grave concern over the rising trend of extremism and terrorism worldwide, India and Kyrgyzstan have signed four agreements, including one to b ...

India, China Open 5th Border Meeting Point

4/8/2015 | India and the world | Indo China

India and China took another step to maintain peace along their disputed boundary running along the Himalayan ridge and opened their fifth border meet ...

India - Kazakhstan

11/7/2015 | India and the world | India central Asia

India and Kazakhstan inked five key agreements, including a defence pact to enhance military cooperation and a contract for supply of uranium, after P ...

India , Bangladesh Ratify Land Swap Deal

9/6/2015 | India and the world | Indo-Bangaldesh

India and Bangladesh have opened a new chapter in their ties as they settled the 41-year-old boundary dispute and promised to do more in other areas a ...

India Us Renew Defence Agreement

9/6/2015 | India and the world | Indo US

India and the US have renewed the defence framework agreement and went on to review emerging “regional security dynamics” — a euphem ...

PM visit to China

20/5/2015 | India and the world | Indo China

India and China held bilateral talks in Beijing in presence of PM Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. India and China have vowed to seek a "poli ...

PM visit to Mongolia

20/5/2015 | India and the world | Indo-Mongolia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first ever Indian Premier to visit Mongolia, held wide-ranging discussions with his Mongolia counterpart Chimed Saik ...

PM visit to South Korea

20/5/2015 | India and the world | Indo-South Korea

India and South Korea have inked seven agreements, including on avoidance of double taxation and formalizing consultations between National Security C ...

Land Boundary Agreement

13/5/2015 | India and the world | Indo-Bangaldesh

The Union Cabinet has cleared a Bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) with Bangladesh which will now include territories in Assam a ...

India Seychelles Sign Pacts

14/3/2015 | India and the world | Indo-Seychelles

Seeking to expand its footprint in the strategic Indian Ocean, India has agreed to help Seychelles in mapping its hydrology reserves under four agreem ...

Lankan President In India

18/2/2015 | India and the world | Indo Srilanka

Newly elected Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived for a four-day visit as part of his administration’s attempts to rebuild bridges ...

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