International North-South Transport Corridor Current Affairs, GK & News

International North-South Transport Corridor

International North-South Transport Corridor or INSTC is a 7,200 km long multi-mode network spanning across 13 countries. It was first proposed in 2000 to improve connectivity between India, Central Asia and Russia. On Chabahar Day, India called for the inclusion of the Chabahar port in the INSTC. It also called for expansion of project’s membership ..

PM addresses plenary session of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF)

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, addressed the session of Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) on September 3, 2021. Key Points During the session, Prime Minister noted that, India-Russia energy partnership can bring stability in the global energy market. At the same time, International North-South Transport Corridor will bring both the countries closer. The plenary session of the ..

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India-Russia 2+2 Dialogue

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russian President Vladimir Putin recently agreed to establish “2+2 Ministerial Dialogue”. The “2+2 Ministerial” dialogue is held between the defence ministers and foreign ministers. About 2+2 Dialogue India holds similar dialogues with US, Australia and Japan. Russia is the first non-QUAD member with which India is to hold ..

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Russia-India-China Trilateral Conference

The External Affairs Minister of India Shri S Jai Shankar is to hold a joint virtual conference with his Russian and Chinese Counterparts on June 22, 2020. Highlights The Minister is expected to discuss the recent standoff between Indian and Chinese militaries at the border. The meeting is being convened with the initiative of Russia. ..

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14 MoUs signed at 5th India-Russia Industrial Conference

India and Russia signed 14 Memorandum of Understandings at the India-Russia Industrial Conference held at DefExpo 2020, Lucknow. The Agreements were signed under Make in India initiative. Highlights The countries signed agreements related to ASW rocket launchers, T-72, radar systems, 3D modeling, T-90. The Defence ties of India and Russia has been strong. The countries ..

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India gets first TIR shipment via Chabahar Port from Afghanistan

The first shipment under the United Nations ‘Transports Internationaux Routiers’ (TIR) convention arrived in India from Afghanistan through Chabahar Port of Iran. What is Transports Internationaux Routiers’ Convention? The Transports Internationaux Routiers is an international Convention aimed at harmonising the administrative formalities of international road transport. The goods being moved through the TIR convention requires the ..

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