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India-Qatar Energy Task Force

India and Qatar are to establish a task force on energy. The task force will be represented by a senior officer from petroleum Ministry of India and the vice president of Qatar petroleum. The task force is to identify projects in the Indian energy sector for Qatari investments. These announcements were made after the telephone ..

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What is Red Channel Agreement?

The Red Channel Agreement was signed between the World Health Organization and IFRC (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies) to implement the Emergency Medical Team Initiative. What is Emergency Medical Team Initiative? The initiative will strengthen the delivery of health and emergency medical services during humanitarian crisis. This will enable the organizations ..

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India-Uzbekistan sign Agreements

On December 11, 2020, India and Uzbekistan held virtual summit to discuss bilateral relations. The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with his Uzbekistan counter part during the summit. The summit mainly focused on extremism, terrorism and radicalism. During the summit, the countries signed agreements to step up efforts of bilateral investment treaty. They ..

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France Law against Islamism

The French Cabinet recently presented a draft law that targets “Radical Islamism”. Key Features of the Proposed Law The law aims to envisage range of measures that includes school education reforms to make sure Muslim children do not drop out of school. It aims to provide strict controls on preachers and mosques. The law will ..

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Asia-Pacific Vaccine Access Facility, APVAX

The Asian Development Bank recently launched Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility to provide equitable support to the developing countries as they procure and deliver vaccines. The bank has allocated 9 billion USD for the scheme. What is Asia-Pacific Vaccine Access Facility? It will support developing countries in Asia and will put in efforts to procure ..

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