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US drops Currency Manipulation Charge against China ahead of Trade Deal

According to the semi-annual report on Macroeconomics and Foreign Exchange Policies published by the United States Treasury Department on Monday 13th January 2020, United States has dropped its charges of designating China as a currency manipulator as no major US trading partner was reported as currency manipulator in the report which came less than 48 ..

US, China Trade War likely to end in First Week of 2020

The American economist, Peter Navarro who is currently serving as the trade adviser to the US President has suggested on Monday, 30th December 2019 that a trade deal is likely to be signed between the US and China during the upcoming week. Earlier this month the White House has signaled that a trade deal with ..

Ethiopia launched its First Space Observatory Satellite

Ethiopia’s first remote sensing satellite was launched on Friday, 20th December 2019 from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre located in Shanxi Province of China. The Satellite named- ETRSS-1, was launched as a secondary payload into space by the 3-stage Chinese orbital carrier rocket- Long March 4B (CZ-4B). ETRSS-1 will be used for mining, environmental observations, ..

WADA bans Russia for 4 years from all Global Sporting Events

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) banned Russia from participation in global sporting events for four years that will include the Tokyo Olympics, the Beijing Winter Games 2022 and the Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup. Russia’s Anti Doping Agency (Rusada) was accused of falsifying laboratory doping data in January this year, the WADA executive committee in ..

Protocol signed for Export of FCV tobacco to China

In a written to Rajya Sabha today, November 29, 2019, The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal had informed that the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare of India and the General Administration Customs of the Peoples Republic of China (GACC) had signed a phytosanitary protocol on January 21, 2019, at Beijing, China. ..

Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) of SCO Member States 2020 to be held in India

During 5th meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) Member states for “Head of Ministeries and Departments of Science and Technology’ held in Moscow, Russia from 20th-22nd November, India has been selected to host the Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) of SCO Member states in 2020. During the closing ceremony of the ‘5th Meeting of ..

Winter Dream declared as official emblem for Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games

The Beijing 2022 Organising Committee (BOCOG) has recently launched the official emblems for the 2022 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at a ceremony held at the National Aquatic Center in the Chinese capital on December 15, 2017. The emblems for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have been named “Winter Dream” and “Flying ..