Civil Nuclear Deal Current Affairs - 2020

Former President Pranab Mukherjee Passes Away

On August 31, 2020, the former President Pranab Mukherjee passed away at 84 after testing positive for COVID-19. The Government of India has announced seven-day state mourning. Highlights The Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee was being treated at the Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi. He had undergone an emergency surgery to remove a brain Read More…

India, Japan civil nuclear deal comes into force

The landmark India-Japan civil nuclear agreement came into force. In this regard, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar exchanged the diplomatic notes with the Japanese envoy to India to formalise the completion of the process. The deal would enable Japan to export nuclear power plant technology as well as provide finance for nuclear power plants in India. Read More…

India, Vietnam sign Civil Nuclear deal, three other agreements

India and Vietnam have signed a civil nuclear cooperation agreement. With this, Vietnam became 14th country with which India has signed the civil nuclear deal. The MoU in Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy was signed by Sekhar Basu, Secretary of Department of Atomic Energy and Pham Cong Tac, Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Read More…