India-EU Current Affairs - 2019

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Horizon 2020: India, EU join hands for research programme to develop a next generation influenza vaccine

Union Government and European Union (EU) have collaborated for research programme named Horizon 2020 to develop Next Generation Influenza Vaccine to protect citizens across the globe. For this research programme, India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and EU have committed Euro 15 million (Rs. 240 crore). Horizon 2020 research project Under this project, cost-effective and affordable Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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India to host European Union Film Festival

India is going to host 23rd European Union Film Festival (EUFF) on 18th to 24th June, 2018 at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi. It is organized by Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting partnering with the Delegation of European Union (EU) and embassies of EU Member States in various city film Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & Culture

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

Government has signed Finance Contract with European Investment Bank (EIB) for lending of €300 million for Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase II Line R6. The Phase II of metro project is jointly financed by EIB (€500 million) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (€300 million). The project envisages extension of East-West & North-South lines for Bangalore Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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EU, India agrees to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation

India and European Union (EU) have agreed to strengthen cooperation between their security and intelligence agencies to combat threat of terrorism and check terror financing. Both sides deliberated extensively on combating terror financing and challenges posed by violent extremism and radicalisation during 10th India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue held in New Delhi. Key Highlights 10th Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security

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India, European Union establish Investment Facilitation Mechanism

India and European Union (EU) have established Investment Facilitation Mechanism (IFM) for EU Investments in India. The mechanism will allow for a close coordination between EU and India with an aim to promote and facilitate EU investment in India. Background Trade and Investment are key elements of the EU-India Strategic Partnership launched in 2004. The EU Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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WHO settles India, EU medicine dispute issue

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has dropped the term ‘counterfeit’ and retained ‘falsified’ to describe medicines of inferior quality. This decision was taken by a WHO’s technical working group on draft working definitions of substandard/spurious /falsely-labelled/falsified/counterfeit (SSFFC) medical products. It settles longstanding India, EU medicine dispute and battle about labelling of drugs. It is considered Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and European Union on water cooperation

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and European Union in the field of water resources. The MoU envisages strengthening technological, scientific and management capabilities of India and EU in field of water management on basis of reciprocity, equality and mutual benefit. Key Facts The MoU Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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