Act East Policy: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Indo-Thai CORPAT, Coordinated Patrol held

Published: November 20, 2020

The 30th Indo-Thai CORPAT is being held between Indian Navy and Royal Thai Navy from November 18, 2020 to November 20, 2020. INS Karmuk, HTMS Kraburi along with the Dornier maritime aircraft are to participate in the CORPAT. The countries have been holding CORPAT along the International Maritime Boundary Line twice a year since 2005. ..

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PRASAD Scheme: Tourist Facilitation Centre at Guruvayur, Kerala inaugurated

Published: November 4, 2020

On November 4, 2020, the Union Minister of State (IC) for Tourism and Culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the “Tourist Facilitation Centre” at Guruvayur, Kerala. The centre was constructed under the PRASAD Scheme of Ministry of Tourism. Key Highlights The centre was constructed at a cost of Rs 11.57 crores. The centre was constructed ..

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Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for Vegetables Protected Cultivation

Published: November 3, 2020

On November 2, 2020, the Chief Minister of Assam, Sabananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for vegetables Protected Cultivation in Khetri in the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam. Key Highlights The centre will provide exposure to the latest Israeli technologies to the farmers of the state. It will help them in ..

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India-Myanmar review trade and border cooperation

Published: October 2, 2020

On October 1, 2020, India and Myanmar held a virtual meeting that was headed by the secretaries of the respective governments. Key Highlights The countries reviewed international border cooperation and also the entire gamut of relations. They also discussed on several other areas of cooperation such as power, energy, cultural cooperation, etc. During the meet, ..

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India attends SAARC Foreign Ministers Informal Summit

Published: September 24, 2020

On September 24, 2020, the external Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation Foreign Ministers Informal meet virtually. During the meet, it was highlighted that SAARC should overcome cross border terrorism, blocking of connectivity and obstruction in trade. These three are currently considered the three greatest challenges of SAARC grouping. ..

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