Pakistan Appoints 22 MPs on Kashmir Issue

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appointed 22 parliamentarians as special envoys “for fighting the Kashmir cause in different parts of the world”. “I am standing...

India-Canada Project on Clean Water Technology

The Department of Biotechnology and Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology are collaborating with 'The India-Canada Centre for Innovation Multidisciplinary...

Assumption Island: Latest Issue Between India and Seychelles

Seychelles President Danny Faure paid official visit to Indian recently. PM Modi after meeting with Danny Faure said that India and Seychelles will ensure...

L&T Bags $100m Order from Vietnam

Larsen & Toubro has bagged a order from Vietnam Border Guard for design and construction of high speed patrol vessels. Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has...

Visit of Prime Minister of Mauritius to India

Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth paid official visit to India. Prime Minister of Muaritius Pravind Jugnauth had extensive delegation level talks with Indian...

Powergrid Signs MoU With Abu Dhabi Authority

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.(POWERGRID), a central Power Sector PSU and CTU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi Water &...

India and Japan Establishing Global LNG Market

The Union Cabinet of India has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan on establishing a liquid, flexible...

MoU Between ISRO and Kuwait Scientific Institute

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding between Department of Space / Indian Space Research...

India-Netherlands Cooperation in Space Technology

The Union Cabinet has been apprised of the MoU  between India and Netherlands on cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for...

PM Visits Crisis Management Centre in Moscow

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, visited EMERCOM –the National Crisis Management Centre (NCMC) in Moscow. The Prime Minister was given an overview of the actual...

National Investment and Manufacturing Zones

Government notified the National Manufacturing Policy (NMP) on 4th November, 2011 with the objective of enhancing the share of manufacturing in GDP to 25%...

India-Australia MoU in Health and Medicine

The Union Cabinet has approved the MoU between India and Australia on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine. The main areas of cooperation...

IOCL and Bangladesh Sign MOU

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and the Roads and Highways Department of Bangladesh signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Dhaka. The MoU enables IOCL to...

India Armenia Sign Protocol on Double Taxation

A Protocol to amend the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Convention was signed by the Government of India and the Government of Armenia. The Protocol amends...

Sushma Swaraj’s Speech at UN: Full Text

Hon'ble President, On behalf of India and on my own behalf, I congratulate you on your election as President of the 71st United Nations General...

Minister of State for External Affairs’ Visit to Mali

Minister of State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar visited Mali on a bilateral official visit from March 2-3, 2017. During his visit to Mali, he...

Visit of Indian Prime Minister to Spain

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi paid an official visit to Spain in May 2017. During the visit, Prime Minister Modi called on His...

German Support for Urban Transport in Indian Cities

An Implementation Agreement on Sustainable Urban Transport project between Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and GIZ (Germany) was signed. This is a Technical Cooperation...

India and UK MoU in Governance Reforms

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in November,...

Return of Three Stone Sculptures from Australia to India

An exhibition “Return of the Three Stone Sculptures from Australia to India” has begun in National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi.  It has been organised...

India Mauritius Sign MoU in Cooperatives

The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh and Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Govt. of Mauritius, Soomilduth Bholah signed...

Visit of Chancellor Angela Merkel to India

German Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel paid an official visit to India to attend the third Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC) in New Delhi. During the IGC...

Indian and Japan Sign Agreement on Railway Safety

The Union Cabinet of India chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the signing the Memorandum of...

India Abolishes Duty on Nepalese Jute Products

Indian government has abolished the Countervailing Duty (CVD) on the Nepalese jute products. The abolition of CVD is likely to substantially enhance export of Nepalese jute...

Nuclear Energy: Focus of PM’s Visits

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visits to France, Russia and Japan were aimed to bring in socio-economic and scientific development particularly in the...

International Solar Alliance Becomes Treaty-Based Organization

In terms of its Framework Agreement, with ratification by Guinea as the 15th country on 6th November 2017, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) has...

India-Palestine Cooperation in Information Technology

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

India-Myanmar Joint Trade Committee Meet

The 6th India – Myanmar Joint Trade Committee (JTC) Meeting co-chaired by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Commerce from India and Dr. Than Myint,...

India-Russia Meet on Priority Investment Projects

4th meeting of the India-Russia Working Group on Priority Investment Projects was held in New Delhi. The Indian delegation was headed by Secretary, IPP. The...

South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a total of nine projects costing $2.42 billion as part of the Operational Plan (OP) 2016-2025 of...

Asia Pacific Trade Agreement: Latest Developments

The Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA,formerly the Bangkok Agreement) is an Agreement signed since 1975. The current membership of APTA consists of six countries, namely,...

Venezuela Agreed to Supply Crude Oil to India

Venezuela has agreed to supply crude oil to India on a monthly basis over a two-year period to repay USD 537 million it owes...

India Egypt Agreement on Maritime Transport

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for signing of an agreement between India and Egypt on Maritime...

India – France Agreement in Science and Technology

The Union Cabinet has been apprised of the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of Cooperation between Technology Development Board (TDB), Department of...

India and South Korea Sign Deal on Artillery Guns

India and South Korea signed two agreements to build artillery guns for the Indian Army and for collaboration in shipbuilding. One of them is an...

India Myanmar MoU in Traditional Medicine

The Ministry of AYUSH signed a MoU on cooperation in the field of Traditional Medicine with the Ministry of Health & Sports of Government...

India Bangladesh Power Transmission Started

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina,  jointly dedicated via video-conferencing, the second cross border transmission interconnection system...

India-UK Collaborative Centre in Crop Science

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed for establishing a joint India-UK collaborative centre in crop-science. Aims and objectives of the centre are:- Establishment of a...

Russia Delivers Air Defence System to Iran

According to Russian state technology corporation Rostec, the deal to supply Russia-made S-300 air defense systems to Iran has taken effect. The contract to supply...

India and Chabahar Port of Iran

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Iran and the signing of a $500-million deal for development of the Chabahar port has generated considerable excitement,...

Indian Defence Minister’s Visit to USA

The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar paid three-day visit to the United States of America from 29 August 2016. He met the US Secretary of Defence...

India Takes Control of Kudankulam Nuclear Plant

India has taken over full operational control of Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) from Russia. India signed a joint statement with...

Nepal Prime Minister’s Visit to India

Nepalese PM Pushpa Kamala Dahal ‘Prachanda’ paid an official visit to India. During the visit, India and Nepal signed three agreements, including one where New...

India Tajikistan Relations: Latest Developments

Recently Mr. Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan paid official visit to India from 14-18 December 2016. President of Tajikistan and Prime Minister of India held wide-ranging...

China Renames Six Areas in Arunachal

China has renamed six places in Arunachal Pradesh. The six places in South Tibet — the name ascribed by China to Arunachal Pradesh — were named...

India Blocks Pak Climate Change Project

India blocked a climate change project from Pakistan at the Green Climate Fund meeting in South Korea. The project is to be located in...

India Elected to UN International Trade Law Commission

India has been reelected by the General Assembly to a six year term on the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). India has won...

PM Modi’s Visit to Vietnam

Prime Minister Modi paid an official visit to Vietnam. During the visit both countries elevated their ties to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership to respond...

India Vietnam Sign Double Tax Protocol

PM Modi arrived in Vietnamese capital Hanoi in the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in 15 years. Former prime minister Atal Bihari...

Visit of Prime Minister of Australia to India

The Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull MP paid official visit to India in April 2017. He met Indian PM Modi and held long-ranging discussions...

India Kenya Bilateral Cooperation in Agriculture

The Union Cabinet has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Kenya on bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture...

India Sri Lanka MoU on Tri-lingual Secondary School

India and Sri Lanka signed a MoU to construct a new multi-ethnic tri-lingual secondary school in Polonnaruwa District of island nation. The School will be...

India Got Ancient Artefacts from Australia

Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister for Culture & Tourism attended a special event at National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra, Australia in which he...

USA Blocks India at WTO on Renewable Programme

India’s request for a dispute settlement panel against the USA for incentivising use of domestic over imported goods in its renewable energy programmes was...

India Portugal MoU in the Field of Agriculture

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the PM Modi has given its approval for signing of an Agreement for cooperation in the field of Agriculture...

Nepal Bans New Indian Currency

Nepal Rastra Bank has banned the use of India’s new currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 2,000 denomination, terming them “unauthorised and illegal”. These...

India Japan Relations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a summit meeting on December 12. Following the Joint Statement, they instructed relevant authorities to...

India – Afghanistan Air Cargo Service Starts

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed the first Air Freight Corridor flight from Kabul to India. Prime Minister thanked Afghan President H.E. Ashraf...

Agreements Signed Between India And Russia

Current Affairs: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid an official visit to Russia on 23-24 December 2015 for the bilateral Annual Summit. The two Leaders held...

India-Bangladesh Agreement on Audio Visual Co-Production

The Union Cabinet has approved the agreement on Audio Visual Co-Production India and Bangladesh. Salient features of the Agreement: The Agreement would cover co-production of films,...

Second Australia-India Cyber Policy Dialogue

The second Australia-India Cyber Policy Dialogue was held in Canberra in July 2017. The two sides discussed the full range of cyber issues including cyber...

Establishment of BIMSTEC Grid: Latest Developments

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Power for Signing of "Memorandum of Understanding for Establishment of the BIMSTEC Grid...

India-USA MoU on Homeland Security

Indian government has approved signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between India and the United States of America on Homeland Security. The Memorandum of Cooperation will...

NRIs Allowed for National Pension System

To enable Indians living abroad to access old age income security, the Reserve Bank of India has allowed non-resident Indians (NRIs) to subscribe to...

Regional Rapid Transit System of NCR in News

An Indo-Spanish Technical Cooperation (government to government) Agreement was signed between India and Spain recently. The agreement will enable availability of technical advice on specific...

China Blocks Xiabuqu River Water

China has blocked the Xiabuqu river, tributary of the Brahmaputra river in Tibet as part of the construction of its hydro project which could...

India Gifts Ambulances to Nepal

India gifted 30 ambulances and six buses to Nepalese hospitals, charitable organisations and educational institutions on the occasion of its 71st Independence Day. India’s Ambassador...

India-Armenia MoU on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

The Union Cabinet of India was apprised about an MoU on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space between India and Armenia. The...

Kulbhushan Case: India Moves to International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice stayed the hanging of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of...

Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of Child Abduction

The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or Hague Abduction Convention is a multilateral treaty developed by the Hague Conference...

Talks with Nepal on Construction of Sapt Kosi Dam

Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti has informed that India has held talks with government of Nepal to find...

BRICS Science and Technology Ministers Meet

The Minister for Science, Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan is leading an Indian delegation to the 3rd BRICS Ministerial Meeting on Science,...

India Switzerland Sign Information Sharing Deal

Switzerland agreed to automatic sharing of information with India on Swiss bank accounts of Indians as of September 2018 and onwards. They will not share...

UK-India Joint Network on Sustainable Cities

UK-India Joint Network on Sustainable Cities has chosen Visakhapatnam among six cities in the country for bringing about significant improvement in quality of life...

Nuclear Agreement with Australia Approved

Current Affairs: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to the Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Australia. The...

Bhutan Rejects India’s MV Agreement

India's plan for a Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) among the BBIN countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal) has received a jolt, with Bhutan refusing...

Centre of Excellence in Smart Transportation

MoU was signed between the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (India) through the Indian Academy of Highway Engineers and University of New South Wales...

India Greece Sign Air Services Agreement

India signed a preliminary pact with Greece for bilateral Air Services Agreement that proposes to allow unlimited points of call for domestic airlines in...

Global Value-Chain Negotiations at WTO

India has announced that it will oppose possible attempts by some developed countries to push for negotiations on global value chains at the World...

India and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

India has become the 69th shareholder of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). This has a lot of potential for Indian companies...

India Vietnam Sign Nuclear Agreement

India and Vietnam has signed a civil nuclear cooperation agreement. This agreement will further strengthen the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries. The two countries...

INS Vikramaditya Visits Sri Lanka

Indian Naval ships Vikramaditya and Mysore are on an official visit to Colombo from 21 -23 Jan 16. The ships are part of the...

China’s 4-Point Initiative to Improve Ties with India

China has proposed a four-point initiative to overcome differences and deepen relations with India. It includes aligning its ‘One Belt One Road’ (OBOR) project...

India-Thailand MoU in Controlling Narcotic Drugs

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Thailand was signed in the presence of Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir...

India Serbia Relations: Information Technology MoU Signed

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and...

India-Colombia MOU in Agriculture and Fisheries

The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a MoU between India and Colombia in the field of agriculture and fisheries. The MoU provides for...

MoU Between Norway and CPWD Approved

Current Affairs: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between SINTEF,...

India-Netherlands Cooperation in Water Resources Management

Indian Cabinet has approved the MoU between Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment of...

India- Jordan Trade and Economic Joint Committee

The 10TH India-Jordan Trade and Economic Joint Committee (TEJC) Meeting was held in New Delhi in July 2017. On this occasion, the two countries emphasized...

New Tariffs of Asia Pacific Trade Agreement

The Union Cabinet has approved the exchange of tariff concessions, on Margin of Preference basis, under the Fourth Round of Negotiations under the Asia...

Glacier Lakes Outburst Flood Project

Pakistan's Glacier Lakes Outburst Flood (GLOF) project in Gilgit-Baltistan, which was opposed by India on technical grounds during the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board meeting...

India – Switzerland Arrangement on Nationals

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

Singapore Amended DTAA Entered into Force

The third protocol amending the existing India-Singapore Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) entered into force. The provisions provided in the third protocol — signed in...

India – Vietnam Cooperation in Outer Space

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Framework Agreement between India and Vietnam on cooperation in...

Indian-Italy Sign MoU in Agriculture and Phytosanitary Issues

The agriculture ministers of India and Italy signed a new MoU for cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues that will replace the one signed...

Cabinet Approves MoUs With Foreign Countries

MoU between India and Vietnam in the field of Information Technology (IT) The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the MoU between...

AIR Baluchi Service Launched

Prasar Bharati launched its service (mobile app and the webpage) in Balochi language. Baluchi-speaking people in the Af-Pak region and other parts of the...

Minority Refugees Can Stay in India

Refugees of minority communities from Pakistan and Bangladesh, who have entered India on or before December 31 last year, can stay in the country...

Latest MoUs for Cooperation in Youth and Sports

Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) signed between India and: (i) Indonesia for...

India Japan Commerce Ministers Bilateral Meeting

Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman welcomed the Japanese delegation led by Hiroshige Seko, Minister, Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI), Japan. She...