Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Current Affairs, GK & News

Parliamentary Panel recommendations on water agreement with China

Parliamentary panel, in its report before Lok Sabha observed that, India is not having any water treaty with China. However, both the nations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) on Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers. Key Points MoUs on Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers will be in force for five years. MoUs are renewed regularly. According ..

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New Policy for Declassification of War Histories

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a policy on declassification of War histories. Key Points about new policy Under this policy, Ministry of Defence (MoD) will archive, declassify, compile and publish war and operations histories. However, declassification of older wars like of 1962 war is not automatic. Declassification will be taken up on case-by-case basis ..

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India begins BRICS Chairship- Key Facts

India has started its BRICS Chairship with the inaugural three-day-long Sherpas’ meeting on February 25, 2021. Highlights The spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Anurag Srivastava stated that the Secretary (CPV & OIA) chaired the meeting and highlighted the themes, priorities, and calendar for the BRICS 2021. Earlier, the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar ..

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India calls for 50% Staff Reduction after Pakistan violates Vienna Convention

On 23rd June 2020, within the next 7 days, the External Affairs Ministry of India has decided to reduce the staff strength of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad by 50% and has also directed the Pakistan Government to implement the same by reducing 50% of its staff from its Pakistan High Commission in New ..

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India announces its priorities for UNSC

India is expected to be elected as member of United Nations Security Council for an eighth term. In order to secure the elected seat, India has launched a brochure that lists the priorities of India at the UNSC. Highlights The brochure was released by the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. The brochure has set out ..

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