International Current Affairs

India hosts SCO Foreign Trade and Economic Ministers Meeting

On October 28, 2020, the Union Commerce and Industries Minister Shri Piyush Goyal chaired the 19th SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) foreign trade and economic ministers meet. Highlights During the meet, the Minister remarked that countries have to leverage their Economic Strength to enhance trade and investment in the region. This according to the Minister will ..

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Feni Bridge to be completed by December 2020

The Feni bridge is 1.8 km long joining Sabrum in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh. The Government of India recently announced that the bridge construction is to be completed by December 2020. About the Bridge The bridge is to be built over Feni river. It will link Tripura with Bangladesh. The construction of the bridge ..

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Agreement signed between India Post and US Postal Service for Electronic Exchange of Data

On October 27, 2020, India Post and US Postal Service signed agreement for electronic exchange of data related to postal shipments. Highlights Based on the agreement, the respective bodies will transmit and receive electronic data of international postal items before their arrival. This will help the customs to clear the postal items well in advance, ..

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India attends 6th BRICS Parliamentary Forum

On October 27, 2020, Indian Parliamentary delegation under the leadership of Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla attended the sixth BRICS Parliamentary Forum. It was chaired by the Chairman of State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia. The speakers and members of other BRICS parliaments such as Brazil, China and South Africa participated in the ..

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EU Environmental Ministers commit to Net Zero Emissions Target by 2050: Key Facts

European Union Environment Ministers signed an agreement in Luxembourg on 23rd October 2020. The deal has created EU’s 2050 net-zero emissions target legally binding on the states. What is the new deal? It objective is to help the block to achieve its target of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. The 2050 net-zero emission targets involves ..

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