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India-Indonesia talks emphasise on fight against terror

India-Indonesia talks emphasise on fight against terror

December 13, 2016

The meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo gave importance to defence and security ties among other aspects in a bid to fight terrorism.

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Revisions in Montreal Protocol to reduce HFCs

Revisions in Montreal Protocol to reduce HFCs

October 17, 2016

Days after many countries joined hands to mitigate the increase in global climate issues, new revisions in the Montreal Protocol are now focusing towards reducing the use of Hydro Fluorocarbons (HFCs) contributing in the increase of global warming.

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MSF calls for caution ahead of RCEP negotiations in China

MSF calls for caution ahead of RCEP negotiations in China

October 14, 2016

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders have called the negotiating countries for upcoming Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement to reject terms that could potentially harm access to medicines for its citizens.

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India ratifies the Paris Climate Agreement on October 2

India ratifies the Paris Climate Agreement on October 2

September 27, 2016

Though India was earlier reluctant to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement any time soon, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 25, 2016, announced that the country will ratify the accord on October 2 this year.

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India reconsiders its stance over Indus Waters Treaty

India reconsiders its stance over Indus Waters Treaty

September 26, 2016

After 18 Indian army men lost their lives in the terrorist attack in Uri, the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, on September 18, 2016, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to take concrete actions against Pakistan through the re-evaluation of Indus Waters Treaty betwe...

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Paris Climate Agreement may soon become an international law

Paris Climate Agreement may soon become an international law

September 22, 2016

The Paris Climate Agreement has been signed by numerous countries now, and to speed up the process of turning the agreement into an international law, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, invited leaders to a special ceremony in New York on September 21, 2016.

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WHO to promote Indian Yoga and Medicines

WHO to promote Indian Yoga and Medicines

July 21, 2016

India signed an agreement with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to globally promote the conventional Indian healing treatments including Yoga, Ayurveda, Unani and Panchkarma.

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British voters choose to exit the European Union

British voters choose to exit the European Union

June 24, 2016

After a tight and rough race, British voters have chosen to exit the European Union, in the “Brexit” referendum organised on June 23. It triggered a wave of uncertainty and volatility on the world markets, including Indian ones. The Sensex and the Indian rupee fell sharply. I...

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“Brexit” or “Bremain”? Will Britain stay in the European Union?

“Brexit” or “Bremain”? Will Britain stay in the European Union?

June 18, 2016

The Brexit votes will be conducted in the United Kingdom on June 23, where the citizens, including a nearly 3 million diaspora population of Indian origin residing in the UK, will voice their opinion whether the country should 'Remain' or 'Exit' Europe. This tight race will also ...

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India-EU free trade

India-EU free trade

April 27, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Brussels to make a move on India-EU free trade; however, both the countries are yet to agree on resuming talks on a free trade agreement. Representatives from Europe are in talks with the Indian ministry of external affairs and with the minist...

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COP21 Global Climate Agreement

COP21 Global Climate Agreement

April 20, 2016

Around 150 countries will sign the Paris agreement on April 22, 2016, during the signing ceremony in New York. On 22 April 2016, approximately 150 countries under the United Nations framework convention will show up in New York to sign the agreement on climate change, sending a m...

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India-EU summit

India-EU summit

March 23, 2016

As part of a three-nations tour from March 30, 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Brussels to attend the 13th India-EU summit. Minister Narendra Modi will visit Brussels on March 30, 2016, to attend the 13th India-EU summit, which last took place in 2012. The te...

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