India-UK Current Affairs, GK & News

India and UK discuss Green Energy collaboration

Union Minister of Science & Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh held an online meeting with the Science Minister of United Kingdom, George Freeman on November 25, 2021. Highlights In the meeting, the two ministers discussed Green Energy collaboration between both the countries among other issues. India-UK Science & Technology (S&T) collaboration has been growing rapidly, while ..

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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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UK to start negotiations for trade agreement with India this year

United Kingdom (UK) has stated its aim to start negotiations for a trade agreement with India by the end of 2021. Key points Currently India and UK are in the pre-negotiation scoping phase of the Free Trade agreement (FTA). Negotiations will start by the end of year 2021. The trade deal with India will help ..

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India-UK First Financial Markets Dialogue

UK-India Financial Markets Dialogue (FMD) held first virtual meeting on July 8, 2021 in order to strengthen bilateral financial connections. UK-India Financial Markets Dialogue ·Government-to-government conversations took place during Dialogue in a bid to increase cooperation on four major themes: 1.   Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) City, 2.   Banking and payments, 3.   Insurance, and 4.   Capital ..

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India-UK launch Workstream to promote industrial energy efficiency

India and United Kingdom have launched a new workstream to promote industrial energy efficiency. The workstream was launched under Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI) of Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM). 12th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) 12th CEM is being organised by Chile in virtual mode. It was started on May 31 and will conclude on June ..

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