India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

‘India-Canada IC-IMPACTS Annual Research Conference’ held

The India-Canada IC-IMPACTS Annual Research Conference was held on August 6-7, 2020 in order to discuss the ways for taking cooperation between the two countries to a new level. This conference is organized virtually by the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnership to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS). What happened at the Conference? The ..

China sends fighter jets amidst US’s support for Taiwan

Chinese Air Force fighter jets crossed the mid-line of the Taiwan Strait briefly and they were tracked by Taiwanese missiles. The US health Chief Alex Azar also visited the island to offer support of President Donald Trump to the government of the island nation. China condemned this visit by the US Official as China claimed ..

India to Participate in Kavkaz Exercise 2020 in Russia

India is going to participate in the multilateral military ‘Russian Kavakaz 2020’ strategic command exercise to be organized in Astrakhan, Russia. The Indian contingent will be represented by 150 Army Personnel and a smaller number of personnel from the Navy and the Air Force also. Who all are invited to take part? The invitation to ..

India extended LoC worth USD 18 million to Maldives

India has extended the Line of Credit worth $18 million to the Government of Maldives in order to expand the fishing facilities in the island country. The facilities will be improved at Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company (MIFCO). Details The project is regarding investment in fish collection and storage facilities and the setting up of a ..

India contributed USD 15.46 million to India-UN Development Partnership Fund

India has contributed $15.46 million to the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, in line with the resolve of the country to contribute to the cause of development for the developing nations and also to sort out the priorities regarding the Sustainable Development Goals. Highlights This amount includes $6 million to the overall fund, which all the ..