BRICS: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Regional Aviation Partnership: Cabinet approves signing of MoU amongst BRICS Nations

Published: July 19, 2018

The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) amongst BRICS Nations (viz. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) on Regional Aviation Partnership Cooperation. The objective of MoU is to benefit BRICS countries from establishing of institutional framework to cooperate in field of civil aviation. Key Facts The MoU signifies important ..

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South Africa hosts 2018 BRICS Foreign Ministers’ meeting

Published: June 5, 2018

The BRICS Foreign Ministers’ meeting has started in the South African city of Johannesburg on June 4, 2018. The meeting is expected to lay the foundation for 2018 annual summit of the grouping which will also be held in Johannesburg. The BRICS comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj ..

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The 2018 BRICS Ministerial on Environment agrees to include India’s Green Good Deeds

Published: May 20, 2018

The 2018 BRICS Ministerial on Environment at Durban, South Africa has agreed to include Indian societal movement “Green Good Deeds” in its official agenda in the next Ministerial in Brazil and another meeting in Russia. With this, the ‘Green Good Deeds’ movement has now got global recognition. Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister for Environment, ..

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India pitches for independent BRICS credit rating agency

Published: April 21, 2018

India has pressed the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations to set up an independent credit rating agency of the five-member group. It was on sidelines of the first meeting of BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors held along with IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington, US. Key Facts India sought ..

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Subhash Chandra Garg represents India in first meeting of BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

Published: April 20, 2018

The first meeting of the BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was held on the sidelines of the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington D.C on 19th April, 2018. The Government of India (GoI) was represented in the meeting by Subhash Chandra Garg , Secretary of Department of Economic Affairs (EA). The main issues ..

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