India-US Current Affairs, GK & News

P8I Patrol Aircraft: US clears sale to India

The United States Department recently approved the sale of P-81 Patrol aircraft to India. About P-8I It is a long range patrol aircraft. It was manufactured by Boeing for Indian Navy. It is a variant of P-8A Poseidon. The Poseidon is operated by the US Navy. The P-8I is capable of conducting maritime patrol, anti-submarine ..

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Inter-Ministerial group set up to clear global relief materials

The Government of India has set up a High level Inter-Ministerial Group to establish procedures for immediate clearance of relief materials from foreign countries. About the Group As the number of COVID-19 cases in India have started increasing to a great extent, several foreign countries such as UK, USA, France Germany, Ireland, Kuwait have been ..

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US Commission proposes adding India to CPC list

The US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) recommended Biden Administration to place four countries including India under “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPC). The other three countries were Russia, Vietnam and Syria. Also, the USCIRF recommended to redesignate ten countries as “Countries of Particular Concern”. They were China, Iran, North Korea, Burma, Eritrea, Tajikistan, Saudi ..

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US Treasury report: India placed on currency watch list

The United States recently released its report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States. The report reviewed currency practices of the biggest trading partners of the US. About the report The three main criteria used by the report to review the trading partners of US are as follows: ..

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S-400 Triumf SA-21 Growler

The Russian Government has agreed to deliver the first regimental set of S-400 Triumf SA-21 Growler Air Defence System to India. India and Russia have signed a 5.43 billion USD contract on the defence system. The NATO reporting name of the defence system is SA-21 Growler. About S-400 Triumf SA-21 Growler It is a long-range ..

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