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India to attend BRICS meeting on COVID-19

India is to attend BRICS foreign ministers meet by the end of April 2020. The members will discuss economic fallout due to the spread of COVID-19. Highlights The foreign ministers meet of the BRICS grouping is to be conducted through video link. It is essential to conduct more of such meeting as the global economic ..

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US launches Extremely High Frequency Satellite for military communication

On March 26, 2020, the United Nations Space Force launched a hyper-secure satellite for its military communications. With the launch of the satellite the United States has begun its first National Security Mission. The satellite launching has come at a stage where the number of COVID-19 infected persons has overtaken Italy and China. Highlights The ..

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In-Person G7 Summit Cancelled; To be held through Video-Conferencing

The US President Donald Trump has cancelled an in-person G7 Summit and is to conduct the summit through video conferencing. This is being done due to the increasing threat of Corona Virus. What is G7? The G7 organization is made up of the largest economies of the world namely France, Canada, US, UK, Italy, Japan ..

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US tests Hypersonic Nuclear capable missile

On March 20, 2020, the United States successfully tested nuclear capable hypersonic missiles. The test challenges Russia’s missile testing capabilities. Recently, Russia tested a hypersonic weapon in December 2019 and China has already showcased its DF-17 hypersonic glide vehicle. The glide vehicle flew at five times more than the speed of sound. Anti-Ballistic Missiles Treaty ..

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IISS Study: World Defence spending biggest in 10 years

On February 14, the International Institute of Strategic Studies released its report on Defence Spending all over the world. The report was titled “Military Balance”. According to the report, the global spending rose by 4% in 2019. This is the largest growth in 10 years. Highlights The report also says that the Defence race between ..

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India to partially open up Poultry and Diary Markets to imports from US

Ahead of President Trump’s visit by the end of February 2020, GoI has announced that it is to partially open the poultry and Diary market to imports from US. Highlights India will now allow imports of US turkey, chicken legs blueberries and cherries. The tarrif on Chicken legs are to be cut from 100% to ..

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