India-Myanmar: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India to deliver INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar

Published: October 16, 2020

India is to transfer the Indian Naval Ship Sindhuvir to the Myanmar Navy in the near future. The INS Sindhuvir is a Kilo-Class Submarine. With this, Myanmar is to get its first submarine. Highlights India is to transfer the INS in accordance to SAGAR Policy. SAGAR is Security and Growth for All in the Region. ..

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India contributes 3,000 vials of Remdesivir to Myanmar

Published: October 5, 2020

On October 5, 2020, the Government of India contributed 3,000 vials to Myanmar under the framework of India-Myanmar Foreign Office Consultation. Highlights The 3,000 vials of Remdesivir drug was provided by Army Chief Naravane to the Myanmar State counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. The vias were provided under Neighbourhood First Policy of India to help ..

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G-20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative: Key Facts

Published: October 3, 2020

On October 1, 2020, the officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) called for the extension of G20 Debt Service Suspension initiative till the end of 2021. What is Debt Service Suspension Initiative? The DSSI means that for a limited period of time, the debt service payment from poorest countries are suspended upon the request ..

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India-Myanmar review trade and border cooperation

Published: October 2, 2020

On October 1, 2020, India and Myanmar held a virtual meeting that was headed by the secretaries of the respective governments. Key Highlights The countries reviewed international border cooperation and also the entire gamut of relations. They also discussed on several other areas of cooperation such as power, energy, cultural cooperation, etc. During the meet, ..

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Protected Area Permits stopped in Arunachal to prevent Corona Virus

Published: March 9, 2020

With the number of infections raising in India to 34, the Ministry of Home Affairs recently stopped issuing Protected Area Permits (PAPs) in Arunachal Pradesh. Highlights The step is being taken as it was learnt that the number of Corona Virus cases are increasing in India mainly because of persons with travel history. The GoI ..

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