why in News?On August 29 this year, Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and U.S. Defence Secretary Ashton Carter signed a Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA), an agreement that the […]
IAF test-fires land-attack version of BrahMos The Indian Air Force successfully test-fired a land-attack version of the supersonic cruise missile, BrahMos, in the western sector. BRAHMOS missile system A missile is […]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Iran visit, significance: To diversify (and increase) India’s oil and gas supplies; To enhance connectivity and trade with Afghanistan, Central Asia and beyond via Iran; Given […]
Rebooting ties with Iran Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Tehran on May 22-23 will be an important marker in New Delhi’s attempt to instill momentum in bilateral ties.
More than three decades after India entered into a bilateral Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with Mauritius, the two countries have finally renegotiated the terms of their agreement. The signing of […]
Britain grants first licence for genetic modification of embryos
France commits €300 million for solar energy French President Francois Hollande committed €300 million (around $325 million or Rs. 2,200 crore) over the next five years for the global development of […]