Foreign relations of India: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

BRICS Summit very fruitful, says PM

Published: November 16, 2019

PM Modi said that BRICS was very productive and all BRICS leaders had fruitful dialogues on cementing ties in areas such as trade, innovation, technology, and culture. BRICS Summit was recently held in Brasilia. BRICS comprises five countries namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Addressing the BRICS Business Council, PM urged BRICS nations ..

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BRICS Business Council’s roadmap

Published: November 15, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the Heads of States of other BRICS countries participated in the Leaders dialogue with BRICS Business Council and New Development Bank. Prime Minister Modi, while addressing the dialogue, also requested BRICS countries and the NDB to join the global Coalition for Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure. The BRICS Business Council created a ..

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India and Russia step up cyber security cooperation

Published: November 13, 2019

India and Russia have stepped up their cyber security cooperation in the backdrop of cyber-attack on Kudankulam nuclear power plant built by global nuclear major Rosatom.  Indian authorities have appraised Russia that necessary steps have been taken to prevent similar incidents in future on the Indo-Russian joint venture. On the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Brasilia, ..

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11th BRICS summit at Brazil

Published: November 12, 2019

The 11th BRICS Summit has been scheduled to be held in Brasilia, Brazil, from 13 November 2019. The theme of the BRICS summit this year is “Economic Growth for an Innovative Future.” This will be the sixth time that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be participating at the BRICS summit. The first BRIC Summit was ..

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Capacity-building programme for Afghan diplomats begins

Published: November 12, 2019

On 11 Nov, Indian and Chinese officials began a course to train diplomats from Afghanistan at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) run by the External Affairs Ministry. The two-week intensive programme, launched in the presence of Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong, is designed to give the visiting diplomats an exposure to Indian diplomatic practices and ..

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