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Australia cancels deals on China’s Belt and Road

The Australian Government recently announced that it has cancelled deals on Belt and Road initiative over national interest. What is the issue? The Victorian State Government had signed two agreements with China. In 2018, an agreement was signed to promote infrastructure development initiative in the state. The second agreement was signed in 2019 that aimed ..

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Portugal President visits India

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the President of Portugal recently arrived in New Delhi on a four-day visit. He has been the President of the European country since 2016. He made his first visit to India along with some important delegates of the country. During his visit, India and Portugal signed as many as 14 agreements ..

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Port Authority of India signed MoU to explore ties with Thailand

The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) and the ports of Visakhapatnam, Kolkata and Chennai signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU)s to increase export and import trade through cargo handling. The MoU was signed at the recently concluded Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sector Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) . This will help in strengthening bilateral ties ..

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Government extends Visa-on- Arrival facility to UAE

The Indian government has extended Visa-on Arrival facility to nationals of United Arab Emirates with effect from November 16, 2019. This facility will help in strengthening people-to-people and trade links, as well as the strategic ties between the two countries. This facility will be available for a period of up to 60 days with double ..

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BRICS Summit very fruitful, says PM

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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