India-UK relations Current Affairs, GK & News

India-UK talks on Infra, Defence

External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar and British Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss held talks on Infrastructure and Defence on October 22, 2021. Key Points The talk was focused on infrastructure investment, defence cooperation and security cooperation. Liz Truss is also expected to announce a series of technological and infrastructure tie-ups with India for boosting ..

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Konkan Shakti Exercise – Key Facts

The United Kingdom (UK) and India are set to launch their biggest joint military exercise called “Konkan Shakti”. Key Facts In the exercise, there will be re-entry of UK’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) into western Indian Ocean waters. The CSG, along with HMS Queen Elizabeth, has been on deployment in the Indo-Pacific waters for all ..

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India, UK sign Forward Action Plan on power

India and the United Kingdom have inked pact on ‘Forward Action Plan on power & clean transportation, renewables, green finance, and green energy research” under its 2030 roadmap. Highlights ‘Forward Action Plan’ was discussed at the “3rd India-UK Energy for Growth Partnership – Ministerial Energy Dialogue”, in the backdrop of “United Nations Climate Change Conference ..

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UK-India Trade Talks- Key Facts

Commerce and Industry Minister of India, Piyush Goyal hold a virtual meeting with his UK counterpart, Liz Truss, on September 13, 2021. During the meeting, both the ministers agreed on the next steps to launch negotiations for UK-India trade agreement. Highlights According to UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT), talks between both the ministers were ..

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Exercise Konkan 2021

On August 21, 2021; Exercise Konkan 2021 was held in English Channel in between INS Tabar and HMS Westminster. Key Points Konkan exercise witnessed the participation of integral helicopters of two ships and Falcon Electronic Warfare aircraft. Exercises like co-ordinated anti-submarine procedures, combined maritime picture compilation, firing drills, replenishment at sea and combat formation maneuvering ..

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