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Pegasus spyware used to pry on Indian journalists, ministers

Pegasus spyware has been used to conduct surveillance on ministers, opposition leaders, journalists, government officials and scientists of India. Key Points Phone numbers of around 40 Indian journalists were found in a leaked list of potential targets for surveillance. Forensic tests done on the list has confirmed that an unidentified agency has successfully snooped some ..

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India, Uganda sign four MoUs in various fields

India and Uganda signed four MoUs in the areas of defence cooperation, visa exemption for official and diplomatic passport holders, cultural exchange programme and material testing laboratory. The agreements were inked following delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala. Signed Agreements are MoU on Defence Cooperation MoU on ..

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India signs Agreement to provide $318 million Line of Credit to Sri Lanka

India has signed an agreement with Sri Lanka to provide USD 318 million as line of credit for developing Sri Lanka’s railway sector. The agreement was signed between Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Finance and Mass media, and Managing Director of India’s Export Import Bank in Colombo. Background In 2015, during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra ..

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India, Thailand ink MoU on Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty

India and Thailand signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on double taxation avoidance treaty (DTAT). The MoU was signed during 7th meeting of the India-Thailand Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Apart from DTAT, both nations signed and exchanged instruments of ratification on the extradition treaty inked in 2013. ..

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India inks landmark MVA with Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) have inked a Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) for the regulation of passenger, personnel and cargo vehicular traffic for the economic benefit of the entire region. On behalf of India, the agreement was signed by Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari in Thimpu, Bhutan. Key ..

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