India-US Current Affairs, GK & News

India-US Education and Skills Development Working Group

India and the US have plans to strengthen cooperation in the fields of skill development and education through joint collaborations. The two countries are also mobilizing plants to promote student and scholar mobility with the aim of building people-to-people linkages between the two nations. Overview: Keeping in line with the cooperation plans the establishment of ..

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MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters

As per defence authorities, first batch of three MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters is likely to arrive India by July 2022. Indian Navy had ordered the MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters from the United States. Key Points A case is also being prepared to purchase six Kamov Ka-31 early warning helicopters. Three helicopters were sent to Indian Navy in ..

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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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