India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India-EU Scientific and Technological Cooperation Agreement Renewed till 2025

India and the European Union have renewed its agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation for a period of the next five years (2020-2025) and this has been done now by the exchange of Note Verbale between two sides. The initial agreement was signed in 2001 and has been renewed since then twice. Details of the ..

Bangladesh inaugurates India-funded Science Block in Chittagong College

The Information Minister of Bangladesh and the Indian High Commissioner have inaugurated the new science block at the Alipur Rahamania College in Chittagong in Bangladesh. The science block has been constructed under the High Impact Community Development Project funded by India at the cost of 51.43 lakh takas. The block has been inaugurated through video ..

$1 Million Medical Assistance Provided by India to North Korea

India has extended medical assistance worth about $1 million to North Korea in response to a request from the World Health Organization. India is sensitive to the shortage of medical supply situation in the country and that is why it decided to grant humanitarian assistance of $1 million in the form or anti-tuberculosis medicines to ..

First Container Train for Bangladesh Started

Though the process for facilitating the movement of container trains from India to Bangladesh started in 2017, the first such train has been flagged off after the approval accorded by the Bangladesh Government, through the Benapole-Petrapole rail link between the two countries. In this regard, an MoU was signed by Container Corporation of India and ..

India-UK Joint Economic and Trade Committee Meeting: Highlights

The 14th Edition of the Joint Economic and Trade Committee Meeting between India and the UK took place on July 25 in the virtual mode and the main point of discussion was the trade relationship between the two countries. Both the countries decided to work on an enhanced trade partnership that could be a pathway ..