BRICS: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

10th virtual meeting of BRICS NSAs

10th Meeting of the BRICS High Representatives on National Security will be held today, September 17, 2020. The virtual meeting would be chaired by Russia. Key facts The National Security Advisors of the BRICS nations ..

Why is China considering to set up ‘BRICS innovation base’ on 5G?

China intended to establish a BRICS innovation base for strengthening the cooperation among the five-member country bloc including India in technical sectors like 5G, Artificial Intelligence, and digital economy, industry, and information technology. Object points ..

Russia and Brazil to partner in production & marketing of Sputnik V vaccine

BRICS partners Russia and Brazil have decided to enter into an agreement to cooperate in the production and marketing of the world’s first registered Coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V by Russia. About the Deal Russian Direct ..

6th BRICS Environment Ministers’ Meeting held

The 6th meeting of the BRICS Environment Ministers took place via video conferencing under the Presidency of Russia. All the BRICS nations, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa joined the meeting. Highlights The Union ..

ISRO to launch Amazonia satellite of Brazil

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is to launch Amazonia-1 satellite developed by Brazil in August 2020. Highlights Amazonia-1 is the first earth observation satellite completely developed by Brazil. The operations of Amazonia-1 will be ..