india-asean Current Affairs, GK & News

ASEAN India Hackathon-Key Highlights

The Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ addressed the ASEAN India Hackathon. Highlights Shri Pokhriyal highlighted that, The ASEAN-INDIA Hackathon was inaugurated to further strengthen the India and ASEAN ties. The background of the India-ASEAN hackathon lies in the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s call during the India-Singapore hackathon in the year 2019. The ..

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CAROTAR Rules, 2020

CAROTAR is Customs (Administration of Rules of Origin under Trade Agreements) Rules, 2020. It came into force in September, 2020. These rules are set of guidelines that enforce the “rules of origin” for the rate on imports under Free Trade Agreements. What are CAROTAR rules? Under these rules, an importer is required to do due ..

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India contributes 1 million USD to Covid-19 ASEAN Response Fund

On November 12, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  cochaired India-ASEAN summit along with the Vietnamese Prime Minister Ngyuyen Xuan Phuc. ASEAN is Association of South East Asian Nations. During the summit, PM annoucned that India is to contribute 1 million USD to COVID-19 ASEAN Response Fund. Key Highlights The summit reviewed the status of India-ASEAN ..

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India-ASEAN Youth Dialogue

The third India-ASEAN Youth Dialogue as held between June 8, 2020 and June 10, 2020. The dialogue was held in virtual mode. Highlights During the dialogue, India and ASEAN enhanced cooperation constructively in skill development, youthful energy and education. These areas were identified as strategic partnership between the two countries at the dialogue. The leaders ..

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GoI: 10 Sectors identified to cut imports

On June 3, 2020, the Department of Promotion for Industry and Internal Trade identified 10 sectors where in the imports are to be cut. This includes textiles, jewelry, mobile, gems, pharmaceuticals, garments, electronics, machinery, etc. Highlights The GoI has recently changed the set targets in order to become self-reliant in footwear, furniture and air conditioner. ..

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