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By 2025, India to replace Japan as third-largest oil consumer: US

According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA),​India will overtake Japan to become the world’s third largest oil consumer behind the US and China by 2025. As per EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook:  India’s oil consumption will increase from 3.68 million barrels per day (bpd), or 173.5 million tonnes, in 2012 to 5.19 million bpd in ..

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US-Japan joint statement highlights importance of trilateral dialogue with India

A joint statement between Barack Obama (US) and Shinzo Abe (Japan) in Tokyo (Japan) has spotlit a trilateral dialogue between Japan, India and the US for “peace and economic prosperity in the Asia-Pacific and around the globe“. Such a trilateral accord, Japan already has with Australia and South Korea. The statement marks rising importance of ..

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65th Republic Day: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe the Chief guest for this year

The Nation celebrated 65th Republic Day this year. The main function held at Rajpath, Delhi where President Pranab Mukherjee unfurled the tricolour and take salute of the Parade. The Parade showcased India’s military might and cultural diversity to the world. Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe was the chief guest at this year’s Republic Day ..

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‘Sahayog – Kaijin 2014’: India and Japan joint Coast Guard exercise

The 13th edition of joint exercise by the Indian Coast Guard and its Japanese counterpart held approximately at 20 nautical miles off Kochi. The bilateral exercise titled ‘Sahayog-Kaijin 2014’ was successfully conducted by both the countries.  Highlights:  Japan Coast Guard ship Mizuho along with its integral helicopter; Indian Coast Guard Ship Samrat; interceptor vessel C-404, ..

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RBI inks a pact with Bank of Japan for raising BSA to $ 50 billion

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Bank of Japan (BOJ) signed an agreement to enhance the maximum amount of the Bilateral Swap Arrangement (BSA) between the two countries to $50 billion. The agreement signed by RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda. The BSA shall be effective until December 3, 2015. With ..

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Current Affairs: Top Headlines for September 3, 2013

Moortidevi award to Haraprasad Das Noted poet, Haraprasad Das has been honored with the Moortidevi Award for 2012 for ‘Vamsha’, a poetic recreation of the Mahabharata in contemporary dialect, which has been heralded as a post-modern masterwork. Food Security Bill passed in Rajya Sabha The Rajya Sabha passed the ambitious Food Security Bill which aims to ..

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