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India assured ASEAN of its support in post pandemic period

India has assured ASEAN partners for its support in the recovery efforts in the post pandemic period. Highlights This assurance was given during the 18th ASEAN-India Economic Ministers Consultations meeting. It was attended by the Economic Ministers of all the ten ASEAN countries namely, Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. ..

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ADB approves 484 million USD for CKIC Project

The Asian Development Bank recently approved 484 million USD for CKIC (Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor) in Tamil Nadu. About the Project The project will upgrade 590 km of state highways in the CKIC influence areas. The Climate Change adaptation measures are to be incorporated in the highway upgrades. This includes improved drainage, resizing of bridges and ..

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Indo-Korean Bilateral Friendship Park inaugurated in Delhi Cantt

Indian Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh and South Korean Defence Minister, Suh Wook have inaugurated “Indo-Korean Bilateral Friendship Park” in Delhi Cantt on March 26, 2021. Friendship Park has been built to commemorate contribution of Indian peacekeepers in the Korean War from 1950 to 1953. India-South Korea Relations India-South Korea relations have strengthened in recent years ..

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India- Japan 5th Act East Forum Meet

The fifth joint meeting of the India-Japan Act East Forum was held between India and Japan on January 28, 2021. The meeting was co-chaired by Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and the Ambassador of Japan to India, Suzuki Satoshi. Highlights At the Act East Forum, India and Japan reviewed the progress of ongoing projects in ..

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India-Myanmar Bilateral Meeting on Drug Control Operation

The fifth India-Myanmar Bilateral Meeting on Drug Control Operation was recently held. During the meet, the Narcotics Control Bureau of India and the Central Committee on Drug Abuse Control of Myanmar agreed to exchange timely information to conduct follow up investigation on new psychotropic substances, drug seizures. Also, they agreed to conduct regular field level ..

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