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QUAD Grouping: 3rd Ministerial Meeting over inclusive Indo-Pacific

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) will hold its 3rd ministerial meeting on February 18, 2021. Highlights The meeting will be held to exchange their views on global and regional issues. It will focus on the practical areas of cooperation in order to maintain an open, free and inclusive Indo-Pacific region. The 3rd ministerial meeting of ..

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US Senate passes law to give India NATO ally-like status

The United States Senate (Upper Chamber of US Congress) has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America’s NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) allies and countries like South Korea, Australia, Japan and Israel for increasing defence cooperation. This development to bring India at last with NATO ally comes amid a meeting between ..

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Tariff War: India levies retaliatory tariffs on 28 US products

In a tit-for-tat trade battle between the United States (US) and India, latter imposed higher tariffs on 28 American goods including almonds, apples and walnut in retaliation to US tariffs. Key Highlights Among targeted US products imported, the custom duty on walnut is increased from 30% to 120%, and on chickpeas, masur dal and Bengal ..

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