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China hosts meeting of Council of foreign ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)

The meeting of the Council of foreign ministers of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) will be held in Beijing, China on April 24, 2018. The Indian delegation will be represented by Union External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj. Ms Swaraj is on 6-day visit to China and Mongolia. These are the first ..

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Subhash Chandra Garg represents India in first meeting of BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

The first meeting of the BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was held on the sidelines of the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington D.C on 19th April, 2018. The Government of India (GoI) was represented in the meeting by Subhash Chandra Garg , Secretary of Department of Economic Affairs (EA). The main issues ..

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India ranked 10th in latest Commonwealth Innovation Index

India has been ranked 10th in the latest Commonwealth Innovation Index (CII- 2018). The index was launched as part of a new Commonwealth Innovation Hub on the sidelines of the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2018). It has been created in partnership with the United Nations World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and its ..

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Redistributive Resource Transfer

Redistributive Resource Transfer or RRT to a state (from the Centre) is defined as gross devolution to the state adjusted for the respective state’s share in aggregate Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Differences between foreign aid and RRTs are as follows: RRTs are intra-country transfers whereas foreign aid, as the name suggests, is an aid given by ..

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Tawang Area

The Shimla Accord, or the Convention Between Great Britain, China, and Tibet, Simla as a treaty concerning the status of Tibet negotiated by representatives of the Republic of China, Tibet and the United Kingdom in Simla in 1913 and 1914. The Accord provided that Tibet would be divided into “Outer Tibet” and “Inner Tibet”. Outer ..

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