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UK becomes signatory member of International Solar Alliance

The United Kingdom has formally joined the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) on April 17, 2018. The announcement was made an event held at the London Stock Exchange as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 (CHOGM). With this, UK became the 62nd signatory member of the ISA. The UK’s partnership will involve ..

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India contributes aid for rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Tonga

The Government of India (GoI) has contributed $1 million aid for the rehabilitation efforts in kingdom of Tonga after the Tropical Cyclone Gita caused massive destruction in the Pacific island nation. India has allocated $500,000 in the India-UN Development Partnership Fund for the rehabilitation efforts while $500,000 will be provided for immediate relief assistance. The ..

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Birmingham to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Birmingham city has been officially selected to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games on December 21, 2017. This will be the third Commonwealth Games to be hosted in England following London 1934 and Manchester 2002. The international multi-sports event are expected to take place between 27 July and 7 August 2022.The 2022 Commonwealth Games were ..

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India to build 43,000 housing units for dislocated Tamils in Sri Lanka

India will build 43,000 housing units for resettlement and rehabilitation of the war affected and dislocated Tamils in Sri Lanka’s former troubled areas in the northern and eastern provinces, as part of a $ 270 million project. A pilot project has already been implemented with the construction of 1,000 houses in Jaffna, Killinochchi and 3 ..

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Indian fishermen again attacked by Sri Lankan Navy

Sri Lankan Navy attacked four Indian fishermen off Katchatheevu. A few days before it had detained nine others for "straying" into their waters The four fishermen were allegedly beaten by Sri Lankan navy personnel off Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Lanka in the 1970s The fishermen were warned of life imprisonment if they entered the ..

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