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India to chair 3 UNSC Committees

The Ambassador of India to the United Nations recently announced that India has been asked to chair three important committees of the Security Council. What are the three UNSC committees to be chaired by India? Counter-Terrorism Committee, Libya Sanctions Committee and Taliban Sanctions Committee. What is the Counter-Terrorism Committee? The Counter-Terrorism committee of the United ..

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India to build Shahtoot dam in Afghanistan

The Union Minister of External Affairs Shri S Jaishankar recently announced at the Geneva Donors conference that India is to construct the Shahtoot Dam across the Maidan river, a tributary of river Kabul in Afghanistan. The negotiations to build the dam across the river began in 2016. In 2016, India had funded for the Salma ..

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BRICS countries adopt Counter Terrorism Strategy

On November 17, 2020, during the 12th BRICS Summit, the members adopted counter terrorism strategy. The main objective of the strategy is to deal with terrorism. Key Highlights The Counter Terrorism Strategy is based on the following principles Respect sovereignty of participating countries Commit to international laws Recognize coordinating role of the United Nations Consider ..

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India attends SCO Summit: Key Facts

On November 10, 2020, India attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit. India was represented by PM Modi at the summit. This is the 20th summit of the organization and third for India since it became a member in 2017. India was an observer at the SCO since 2005. Since 2017, the Indian delegation is being ..

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CRPF inks MoU with DRDO and IIT Delhi

On October 17, 2020, the Central Reserve Police Force signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IIT Delhi and Defence Research and Development Organization to find technological solutions to the operational challenges faced by the organization. Highlights There are 500 officers associated with CRPF. The MoU will enable these officers to undertake short-term courses in DRDO ..

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