Indo-Pacific Current Affairs, GK & News

India-UK talks on Infra, Defence

External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar and British Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss held talks on Infrastructure and Defence on October 22, 2021. Key Points The talk was focused on infrastructure investment, defence cooperation and security cooperation. Liz Truss is also expected to announce a series of technological and infrastructure tie-ups with India for boosting ..

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India-UK Roadmap 2030 and Enhanced Trade Partnership

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a virtual bilateral summit. During the summit, the leaders adopted an ambitious “Roadmap 2030”. This will help to elevate the bilateral ties between the countries. Also, the leaders launched the Enhanced Trade Partnership which is to be implemented through the 1.4 ..

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Japan to host first joint military exercise with US and France

Japan is to hold its first military drill with French and US troops in May 2021. According to Japan, the exercise is being held as it is concerned about the increasing Chinese actions in the regional waters. About the exercise The exercise will be the first large scale exercise between Japan, US and France. The ..

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Australia cancels deals on China’s Belt and Road

The Australian Government recently announced that it has cancelled deals on Belt and Road initiative over national interest. What is the issue? The Victorian State Government had signed two agreements with China. In 2018, an agreement was signed to promote infrastructure development initiative in the state. The second agreement was signed in 2019 that aimed ..

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Australia-India Indo Pacific Oceans Initiative

Australia recently launched the Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative Partnership. The programme will support free, open and prosperous Indo-Pacific. The Government of Australia has provided a grant of 1.4 million Australian dollars (Rs 8.12 crores) to support the initiative. Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative The Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative was launched by PM Modi at the East India Summit ..

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