India-US Current Affairs - 2020

Foreign Ministers of QUAD countries to meet in Tokyo

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will meet the foreign ministers of the Australia-India-Japan-United States Quadrilateral or Quad in Tokyo today, on October 6, 2020. The meeting will be a significant turning point for the QUAD grouping. The meeting would be led by growing concerns over China’s aggression in the region. Highlights Cooperation on 5G connectivity, Read More…

Highlights of September 26 meeting of the Quad Grouping

Senior officials from the Foreign Ministries of the Quad group of countries met virtually on September 26, 2020. This meeting was held during the United Nations high level week. This was a part of their periodic consultations on the Indo-Pacific region. Key Facts In the virtual meet, ongoing and proposed practical cooperation in the areas Read More…

Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor to be commissioned in 2022

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Atomic Energy and Space Shri Jitendra Singh said that the Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor will be commissioned by October 2022. About Reactor The reactor is being constructed by Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI) and the Indira Gandhi centre for Atomic Research (ICGAR) Reactor will add 500 MW of Read More…

India-US Defence Technology and Trade Initiative group meeting held virtually

On September 16, 2020, the tenth Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) Group meeting was held virtually. The meeting is usually held twice a year alternating between India and US. For the first time, the group meeting has been held virtually. Highlights The initiative signed statement of intent to strengthen dialogue on defence technology cooperation. Read More…

India-US-Israel Summit: Collaboration in 5G Technology

India, Israel and the Unites States recently held a summit virtually. During the summit, the countries decided to work together in 5G technology. Highlights The trilateral summit was initiated by PM Modi during his visit to Israel in 2017. The outcomes of the summit were not disclosed due to security concerns. India-Israel Israel is the Read More…