Category: International Current Affairs

Environmental scientist Hans Joachim Schellnhuber receives Blue Planet Prize

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber – Environmental scientist got Blue Planet Prize, which is one of the most prestigious award of the world in the field of environmental science. The prize along with prize money of 50 million yen was given to Schellnhuber by Asahi Glass Foundation in the presence of Japan’s Imperial Prince and Princess. Hans […]

IBSA Trust Fund Agreement Signed by India, Brazil, South Africa

An IBSA Trust Fund Agreement was signed between India, Brazil and South Africa to overcome poverty in the developing countries. From India IBSA Trust Fund Agreement was signed by VK Singh- Minister of State for External Affairs at 8th IBSA trilateral Ministerial Commission Meeting held in Durban. VK Singh also had a meeting with Brazil’s […]

USA to Provide EMALS technology to India for aircraft carriers

The United States has agreed to provide crucial EMALS (Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System) technology to Indian navy. EMALS technology will be used by Indian Navy’s future aircraft carrier as informed by Trump administration to India. EMLAS History India had requested to US for the Electromagnetic Launch System (EMLAS) during the time when Obama was the […]

Zimbabwe bans fruits-vegetable imports as Forex crunch deepens

With an immediate effect Zimbabwe bans fruits-vegetable imports to preserve scarce foreign exchange. The announcement in this regard was made by Joseph Made – agriculture minister of the country. The nation which dumped its currency for the U.S. dollar in 2009 in light of the fact that it was wrecked by hyperinflation is presently running short […]

India signs €300 million agreement with European Investment Bank for Bangalore Metro Phase II

India signs €300 million agreement with European Investment Bank

Government of India and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a contract to lend € 300 million (about Rs 2,293 crore) to India for the Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase II Line R6. From India it was S. Selvakumar who signed the contract with Vice president of EIB Andrew McDowell. S. Selvakumar is Joint Secretary (BC), […]

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