Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan on establishing a liquid, flexible and global LNG Market. The MoC will promote bilateral relationship between India and Japan in the energy sector. It will contribute Read More …

International Conference on Dialogue of Civilizations – IV

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Ministry of Culture, Government of India, in collaboration with National Geographic Society is hosting an international conference on “Dialogue of Civilizations – IV” from 8th – 15th October, 2017 at Delhi, Gandhinagar and Dholavira.  This conference is fourth in this series of ‘dialogues’ initiated by National Read More …

Bilateral Investment Treaty between India and Belarus

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing and ratification of the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) between the India and Belarus on Investments.  The Treaty is likely to increase investment flows between the two countries. The agreement is expected to improve the confidence of the investors resulting in an Read More …

Why do Kurds want a separate country?

The Kurdish independence referendum on September 25, 2017 in Iraq, while non-binding, is a symbolic milestone in the Kurds’ decades-long struggle to achieve statehood. Kurds voted in large numbers in the referendum in northern Iraq, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats from Turkey and Iran, and international warnings that the vote Read More …

India Japan Act East Forum

India and Japan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up India Japan Act East Forumto enhance connectivity and promote developmental projects in Northeast India. It was one of the 15 major agreements signed between both countries during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to India for the 12th Read More …