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

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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January 9: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

On January 9, 2020, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was celebrated. The day is being marked since 2003 to recognize overseas Indians. It aims at promoting unity among Indian diaspora living abroad and also mark the contributions of overseas Indians. The event is organized by the Ministry of External Affairs. It is sponsored by Confederation of Indian ..

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Haryana Government sets up new Foreign Cooperation Department

The Haryana Government has created a new department called Department of Foreign Cooperation. The aim of the department is to focus on initiatives that are taken by the state that promotes welfare of non-Resident Indians, investment and youth employment. Key Features The Foreign Cooperation Department will work to formulate country-wise strategies that will promote employment ..

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