India-International Relations Current Affairs - 2020

What is the Significance of First Direct Cargo Ferry Service between India and Maldives?

The Minister of State for Shipping, Mansukh Mandaviya launched the first direct Cargo Ferry service to Maldives. This cargo service will help in boosting the business and trade relations between the countries. This service has been launched in the wake of strengthening the Neighbourhood First Policy. Key Facts The cargo Service will be connecting the Read More…

India, Iran, Afghanistan hold first trilateral on Chabahar port project

The first trilateral meeting between India, Afghanistan and Iran of Coordination Council of Chabahar Agreement was held in Tehran, capital city of Iran. India, Iran and Afghanistan in May 2016, had signed agreement which entailed establishment of transit and transport corridor among three countries using Chabahar Port as one of regional hubs. Highlights of Meeting Read More…

COMCASA: India, US sign Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement

India and United States has signed Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) that will lead to a new generation of bilateral military partnership. It was signed at end of inaugural India-US ‘2+2’ Ministerial Dialogue held in New Delhi. Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) COMCASA is one of the four foundational agreements that guide US Read More…

First 2+2 dialogue between India-US held in New Delhi

The first edition of 2+2 dialogue between India-US held in New Delhi. In the inaugural meeting, Minister of External Affairs (MEA) Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman hosted US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis. 2+2 dialogue 2+2 dialogue is second highest level of engagement between both Read More…

India, Singapore sign second protocol amending CECA

India and Singapore have signed Second Protocol amending Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) in New Delhi. Its provisions will come into effect on 14th September, 2018. Second Protocol amending CECA It will help to boost bilateral trade between India and Singapore. It formally brings to closure negotiations on second review of CECA. It will give Read More…