Piracy Current Affairs - 2020

India-Nigeria to deepen their ties on defence, energy and counter terrorism

On September 1, 2020, India and Nigeria agreed to deepen their cooperation to counter terrorism, piracy and insurgency to boost trade exchanges. Highlights The countries agreed to their cooperation in defence equipment, maintenance services and medical. They also agreed on regular exchange of information to counter terrorism, insurgency and piracy. During the meet, Nigeria appreciated Read More…

India placed on the “Priority Watch List” for Intellectual Property Protection by the US

The United States of America has placed India on the “Priority Watch List” due to lack of measurable improvements in intellectual property framework. Highlights Along with India, the US has placed 10 countries including China in the list. The US has taken the step alleging that intellectual properties and their enforcements have deteriorated equitable market Read More…

Cinematograph Amendment Bill 2019

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Cinematograph Amendment Bill 2019. The amendment bill aims to amend the Cinematograph Amendment act 1952. The features of the amendment bill are: The amendment bill makes film piracy offences punishable with imprisonment up to three years and fines that may extend to 10 lakh Read More…

Amendments to Indian Cinematograph Act, 1952

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has released the draft amendment bill to amend the Indian Cinematograph Act, 1952. The amendments are brought in counter the film piracy. Amendments proposed The features of the amendment bill are: To check piracy, particularly release of the pirated version of films on the internet which causes huge losses Read More…

Lamitye 2018: India, Seychelles conduct military exercise to fight counter insurgency, piracy

The eighth edition Lamitye 2018, bilateral military exercise between Indian Army and Seychelles People’s Defence Force was held at Mahe Island in Seychelles archipelago. The Seychelles archipelago falls on one of most significant and busiest sea transport routes of the world in Indian Ocean. Key Facts The Lamitye exercise is conducted biennially between Indian and Read More…