Security Cooperation Current Affairs, GK & News

IISS Study: World Defence spending biggest in 10 years

On February 14, the International Institute of Strategic Studies released its report on Defence Spending all over the world. The report was titled “Military Balance”. According to the report, the global spending rose by 4% in 2019. This is the largest growth in 10 years. Highlights The report also says that the Defence race between ..

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India attends Munich Security Conference in Germany

The Munich Security Conference is being held in Germany between February 14, 2020 and February 16, 2020. The Conference was attended by External Affairs minister Jaishankar representing India. Highlights The Minister met his counterparts of Georgia, Portugal and Lithuania on the sidelines of the conference. The minister his Portugal Counterpart as a backdrop of its ..

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DefExpo 2020: Uttar Pradesh is to sign 23 MoUs and create 3 lakh job opportunities

The DefExpo was inaugurated by PM Modi on February 5, 2020. During the Defence Exhibition the Uttar Pradesh Government is to sign 23 MoUs.  The agreements will bring in Rs 50,000 crores of investment. This will bring in job opportunities to 3 lakh people. Highlights The DefExpo 2020 being held in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) is ..

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India-South Korea hold meeting to enhance Bilateral Security Cooperation

On January 4, 2020, the defence ministers of India and South Korea discussed ways to enhance bilateral security cooperation in the field of defence industries and research and development. Highlights During the defence ministers meet held between India and South Korea, several possible areas of cooperation in the field of defence industry were listed. The ..

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US postpones 2+2 dialogue with India

United States  of America (US) has postponed its inaugural 2+2 dialogue with India which was scheduled to be held on July 6, 2018 in Washington DC, citing “unavoidable reasons”. Both countries are now identifying new mutually convenient dates to hold dialogue at the earliest, either in India or in US. This is third time that ..

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