india-japan: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Japan and Australia sign Defence Pact to counter China

Published: November 18, 2020

On November 17, 2020, Japan and Australia signed the “Reciprocal Access Agreement” to counter the growing influence of China in the South China sea and in the Pacific Island Nations. Highlights The defence agreement has taken six years of negotiations. This will bring the countries closer amidst militarization in South China sea and series of ..

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India-Japan Cooperation in ICT approved by Union Cabinet

Published: October 29, 2020

On October 29, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed between India and Japan on Cooperation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies. Highlights The Memorandum will strengthen cooperation between the countries in the field of communications. The agreement will also help in cooperation in the field of telecom security, ..

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

Published: October 8, 2020

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 ..

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Cabinet approves India-Japan MoU on cyber Security

Published: October 7, 2020

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 ..

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

Published: September 30, 2020

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 ..

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