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India extends 1.4 billion dollar amount of line of credit to support 27 solar power projects in 15 countries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced one of the world’s largest investment plans in solar energy at the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA-2018) on March 11. In it, India will provide $1.4 billion line of credit to support 27 solar power projects in 15 countries. Beside this, France will provide €700 million ..

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7th Meeting of Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations was recently held Kathmandu

The 7th meeting of Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Nepal-India relations was held in Kathmandu, Nepal on February 25, 2018. The various bilateral issues including 1950 Peace and Friendship treaty, trade, environment, border and hydropower were discussed during the two-day meeting. EPG is a joint mechanism consisting experts and intellectuals from India and Nepal. It ..

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India to co-host first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit with France

India and France will co-host will co-host the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on 11th March 2018, where at least 10 heads of state are expected to be present. The ISA will see representation from over 120 countries and multilateral bodies like the United Nations, World Bank and ..

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Vijay Keshav Gokhale charge as new Foreign Secretary of India

Vijay Keshav Gokhale, the 1981-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, has taken charge as the new Foreign Secretary of India on January 29, 2018. Prior to this post, Gokhale was serving as the Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). He succeeded S Jaishankar and will have a two-year tenure. Gokhale had ..

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India to host ministerial meeting of International Energy Forum (IEF-2018)

India will host the Ministerial Meeting of International Energy Forum in New Delhi from April 10 to 12, 2018. More than 60 Energy Ministers will participate in the event and it will be the largest global gathering of Energy Ministers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the event and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will ..

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