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High level meeting between Indian and Vietnamese Coast Guards

Newdelhi:1/10/18:A High Level Meeting between Coast Guards of India and Vietnam was held at Coast Guard Headquarters here today under the provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in 2015. Director General Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Shri Rajendra Singhled the Indian side while Commandant, Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) Major General Nguyen VanSonled a six member Vietnamese side. During the ...

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NITI Aayog and United Nations in India sign Sustainable Development Framework for 2018-2022

Newdelhi:28/9/18:NITI Aayog and United Nations in India signed the Sustainable Development Framework for 2018-2022 at a function in the capital today. The agreement is a reflection of the commitment and efforts made by India towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals. The Government of India-United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) for 2018-2022 was signed by the CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant and United ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

New Delhi:19/9/18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday held wide-ranging talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on ways to further boost bilateral cooperation. Ghani arrived here in the morning on a day-long visit. “Strategic partners and a valued neighbour! PM @narendramodi warmly received President of Afghanistan, @ashrafghani at the Hyderabad House ahead of the bilateral talks,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar ...

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PM, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, jointly unveil e-plaques for ground-breaking of two projects

Newdelhi:18/9/18:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, and the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, today jointly unveiled e-plaques for the ground-breaking ceremony of two projects, via video conference. External Affairs Minister of India, Ms. Sushma Swaraj, and Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, also joined the proceedings. The projects include: (a) India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline (b) Dhaka-Tongi-Joydebpur Railway Project ...

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India focus country in Izmir International Trade Show

Turkey:12/9/`18:The Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) led a75-member Indian delegation for the ongoing 87th Izmir International Trade Show in Turkey. The delegation had several B2B meetings and business tie-ups with members of the Turkish business community.India is the Focus Country in the trade show with a standalone pavilion named ‘Source India’. The India Pavilion is a multi-product pavilion, including companies ...

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Suresh Prabhu holds meetings with Russian Ministers at Vladivostok

Vladivostok:12/9/18:Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, had a meeting with Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Russian Federation. Both sides discussed issues of mutual cooperation in areas of common concern like conservation of environment, saving the tiger, water cooperation and environmental sustainability. Suresh Prabhu is in Vladivostok, Russia, to attend the Far Eastern ...

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PM Modi, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, CMs of West Bengal and Tripura, jointly dedicate three projects in Bangladesh

Bangladesh:10/9/18Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, Chief Minister of West Bengal – Ms. Mamata Banerjee, and the Chief Minister of Tripura – Shri Biplab Kumar Deb, today jointly inaugurated three projects in Bangladesh, via video conference.External Affairs Minister of India, Ms. Sushma Swaraj, and the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, also joined the video conference ...

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Fourth BIMSTEC Summit Declaration, Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathamandu:31/8/18:We, the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the Chief Advisor of the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Prime Minister of Nepal, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, ...

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NALCO puts Angul Aluminium Park in Indo-Russian bilateral protocol for Russian investment & technology

Bhubaneswar:29/8/18:The 7th Session of India-Russia Sub-Group on Mining under the India-Russia Working Group on Modernization and Industrial Cooperation met at New Delhi today to identify areas of cooperation & collaboration. In this protocol meeting, Indian industries were represented by Dr.T.K Chand, CMD, NALCO & others. In the meeting, Dr Chand pitched for Angul Aluminium Park, a joint venture promoted by ...

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Odisha-born Satya S Tripathi has been appointed as the Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the UNEP

New York:28/8/18: Odisha-born development and environment expert Satya S Tripathi has been appointed as the Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Tuesday. Tripathi, who will succeed Elliot Harris of Trinidad and Tobago, has served as Senior Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development at UNEP since 2017. The ...

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