India-UK Current Affairs - 2019

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U.K. halts further aid to India

Buckling under mounting domestic pressure, imagethe British government declared stop to additional financial aid to India but all existent commitments until 2015 would be honored. 

  • The move would save Britain over £200 million over the next three years.
  • Britain’s new focus will be to offer technical help and investment in private sector poverty-alleviation projects
  • Move consequence to the economic crisis U.K. itself is facing and considering that India is ‘successfully developing’

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India, Britain to step up cooperation in cyber security

image India and Britain decided to step up cooperation in cyber security during their Foreign Minister-level talks.

SHARED CORE PRINCIPLES

India and Britain went on to define the core principles under which this cooperation would take place.

A joint statement issued at the end of the interaction held that “Both India and the United Kingdom share the core principles of liberty, transparency, freedom of expression and the rule of law which apply in cyberspace”.

Objective: The cyber security dialogue will attempt to cut down the risk of threats from cyberspace to international security and strengthen the bilateral cooperation in tackling cyber crime.

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