India-UK Current Affairs - 2019

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India, UK launch Innovating for Clean Air initiative in Bengaluru

India and United Kingdom launched two-year joint initiative- Innovating for Clean Air (IfCA) n Bengaluru, capital of Karnataka. It is aimed at providing unique air quality measurement system by integrating satellite and sensor data and support India’s transition to Electric Vehicles (EVs). Innovating for Clean Air (IfCA) Features: It will identify innovations having potential to Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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New India-UK bilateral scheme launched on Pilot basis

UKEIRI Mobility Programme: Study in India, a new India-UK bilateral scheme has been launched on pilot basis to support Britain’s universities to collaborate with Indian partners to facilitate United Kingdom (UK) students to visit India during their studies. UKERI stands for ‘UK-India Education Research Initiative’. About UKEIRI Mobility Programme It is an initiative of Universities Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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UK-India Awards 2019: Mark Tully gets Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran British journalist Sir Mark Tully was conferred with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at UK-India Awards in London for his contributions to UK-India relationship. About Mark Tully He is the former Bureau Chief of BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) in New Delhi, India. Previously he had been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in UK and conferred with Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & Honours

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100 Most Influential Women’ in UK Power List

Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs was named in 100 Most Influential in UK-India Relations: Celebrating Women list. Besides Sitharaman, list included Penny Mordaunt, Britain’s Secretary of State for Defence and Ruchi Ghanashyam, Indian High Commissioner to the UK. About The List The ‘100 Most Influential in UK-India Relations: Celebrating Read More…

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Konkan 18: India, UK naval exercise held in Goa

The naval exercise Konkan 18 between India and United Kingdom will be conducted from November 28 to December 6, 2018 off Goa with units participating from both navies. The harbour phase is scheduled from November 28 to November 30 2018 followed by the sea phase from 2-6 December, 2018. Key Facts For this edition of Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security

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India and UK sign MoU for collaboration in cancer research       

India and United Kingdom have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration in cancer research.    It is follow-up to joint statement issued by Prime Ministers of India and UK during visit of PM Narendra Modi to the UK in April 2018. Key Facts The MoU was signed between Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Cancer Research Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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ISRO launches two satellites NovaSAR and S1-4 using PSLV-C42

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched two satellites— NovaSAR and S1-4-belonging to United Kingdom (UK) based Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL). Both satellites were injected into Sun Synchronous Orbit (pole-to-pole orbit) at an altitude of 583 km after the launch. About launch These satellites were launched on board of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C42) Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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