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India-Bhutan sign agreements on Hydroelectric Projects

On June 29, 2020, India and Bhutan signed an agreement on a Hydroelectric power project. The agreement was signed between the Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited and Royal Government of Bhutan in the virtual presence of Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. Highlights Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited is a joint venture between Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam ..

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India, Kyrgyzstan ink MoU for cooperation on textile, clothing

India and Kyrgyzstan on 17 March 2015 signed MoU to strengthen bilateral cooperation on textile and clothing. The MoU was signed by Minister of State (MoS) for Textiles Santosh Kumar Gangwar and his counterpart Minister of Energy and Industry of Kyrgyzstan Kubanychbek Turdubaev in New Delhi. The MoU seeks to strengthen bilateral cooperation between both ..

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India helps Maldives to tackle drinking water crisis

India helped Maldives to tackle drinking water crisis after the only water desalination plant in Maldives capital Male, had caught fire and had to be shut down. Due to this emergency over 100,000 residents of Male were left without drinking water Earlier, Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen had declared a crisis situation and had appealed to ..

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India, Japan to cooperate on cyber security and ICT

India and Japan have decided to cooperate in the fields of Cyber security and Green Information & Communication Technology (ICT). This decision was announced after India-Japan Joint Working Group Meeting on ICT held at New Delhi. Joint Working Group Meeting on ICT between two countries announced to work and implement following five areas- Green ICT– ..

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Parliamentary Standing Committee asks Government to bring Bill on Indo- Bangla LBA

A Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs has asked the government to present Constitution (119th Amendment) Bill, 2013 without any delay to give effect to the India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (LBA). This Standing Committee was headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. The committee in its report has mentioned Passage of this Bill is a national interest ..

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