india-japan: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India-Japan sign Agreement for cooperation in AI, 5G, Critical Information Infrastructure

On October 7, 2020, India and Japan signed agreements of cooperation in Artificial Intelligence, 5G technology. The countries also agreed to give momentum to the supply chain initiative in the Indo-Pacific region. Highlights The agreements were signed between the External Affairs Minister Shri S Jaishankar and his Japanese Counter part Motegi. The agreement was signed ..

Cabinet approves India-Japan MoU on cyber Security

On October 7 2020 the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Japan on cyber security. Highlights The MoU aims to enhance cooperation between the countries in the area of cyberspace and share information on cyber security. A joint mechanism is to be developed under ..

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to visit Japan, Hold QUAD meeting

The External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is to visit Japan on October 6, and October 7, 2020. During the visit, the minister will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart and also will attend a ministerial meeting of Quadrilateral Coalition. Highlights Under the ministerial meeting of Quadrilateral Coalition, the minister will meet the ministers of the ..

JIMEX 2020: India-Japan Bilateral Maritime Exercise commences

The bilateral Maritime Exercise, JIMEX, conducted between India and Japan biennially is to be in the North Arabian Sea between September 26, 2020 and September 28, 2020. Highlights JIMEX will show high level joint operational skills and high degree of inter-operability between the countries. The exercise includes weapon firings, air warfare, anti-submarine and also will ..

India and Japan sign Logistics Agreement

India and Japan signed a logistics agreement on September 10, 2020. The agreement on ‘Reciprocal Provision Supplies and Services’ will allow the Armed Forces of India and Japan to coordinate closely in services and supplies. The agreement was signed by Defence Secretary of India and Ambassador of Japan. Significance of the agreement The agreement will ..