India-US Current Affairs, GK & News

8th ministerial meeting of India-US Economic & Financial Partnership Dialogue

Eighth ministerial meeting of “India-United States of America (US) Economic and Financial Partnership Dialogue” was held on October 15, 2021 at Washington D.C. Highlights Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman and Secretary of Treasury of the United States, Dr. Janet Yellen, chaired the meeting. During the meeting, both sides held discussions on ..

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Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2021

India and the United States are set to start a 15-day mega military exercise in Alaska from October 15, 2021 in a bid to further deepen bilateral military cooperation between both the countries. Key Points Year 2021 will mark the 17th edition of the exercise “Yudh Abhyas”. Exercise will be conducted at Joint Base Elmendorf ..

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India-US to set-up JWG in Defence industrial security

India and United States (US) held their Industrial Security Agreement (ISA) summit between September 27 to October 01, 2021 at New Delhi. Key facts The summit was organised in order to develop a protocol to exchange classified information between the defence industries of both the countries. It was led by “Designated Security Authorities (DSAs)” viz., ..

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India-US: MoUs for cooperation in Health and Biomedical Sciences

Union minister for health and family welfare, Mansukh Mandaviya, addressed the closing session of 4th Indo-US Health Dialogue on September 28, 2021. This session was hosted by India. Highlights The two-day Dialogue deliberated upon several ongoing collaborations in the health sector between both the countries. During the dialogue, issues related to areas of concern related ..

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US Navy hands over MH-60R multi role helicopters to India

United States Navy has handed over first two MH-60R Multi Role Helicopters (MRH) to Indian Navy, further strengthening the India-US defence relationship. Key Points Indian Navy is procuring 24 of MH-60R helicopters manufactured by Lockheed Martin. Helicopters are being procured under foreign military sales from US at an estimated cost of USD 2.4 billion. Indian ..

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