Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Current Affairs, GK & News

External Affairs Minister inaugurated MGICC in Niger

The External Affairs Minister of India, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar during his 2-day visit to the western African country, Niger, inaugurated the first-ever convention centre to be built in the Africa continent by India. The USD 56 million convention center built in the landlocked country, Niger is dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, and has been named ‘Mahatma Gandhi ..

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India to strengthen ties with Sri Lanka

On 20 Nov, New Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that  he will be visiting India on his maiden overseas visit next week, to strengthen the relationship and discuss regional security, peace and economic development.  India’s External Affairs S. Jaishankar, who paid an unannounced visit to Colombo met the new Sri Lankan President, as part ..

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Indo-Pacific: Meaning and India’s Approach

The term Indo-Pacific denotes an economic and strategic community. Geographically it refers to the vast areas around Indian and the Pacific Oceans between the east coast of Africa and the American west coast and their several littoral countries. Genesis of the Term One of the earliest references to the term Indo-Pacific was noted in a ..

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JNU decides to confer alumni award to Nirmala Sitharaman & S Jaishankar

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has decided to confer its Distinguished Alumni Award to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. The award will be presented at JNU’s third convocation to be held in August. Ms Sitharaman had completed her MA and M Phil degrees while Mr Jaishankar completed his M Phil and doctoral research ..

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Sun Weidong appointed as China’s new Ambassador to India

China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong as its new envoy to India. He is an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure in Beijing as the Indian ambassador from 2009 to 2013. Sun, who also served as the ambassador to Pakistan, is currently the ..

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