India, U.S. monitoring defence trade projects

What is the News? India and the United States held the 11th Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) group meeting. What is the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI)? The DTTI mechanism was launched in 2012. Purpose: To bring sustained leadership focus to the bilateral defence trade relationship and create opportunities for co-production and co-development… Continue reading India, U.S. monitoring defence trade projects

Indian Army Contingent Departs for 17th Edition of Indo-US Joint Military Exercise “Ex Yudh Abhyas 2021” at Joint Base Elmendorf – Richardson, Alaska(USA)

What is the News? The 17th edition of the exercise “Yudh Abhyas” will be conducted at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson in Alaska, USA. About Exercise Yudh Abhyas Exercise Yudh Abhyas is the largest running joint military training and defence cooperation endeavor between India and the USA.  The exercise was started in 2004 under the US… Continue reading Indian Army Contingent Departs for 17th Edition of Indo-US Joint Military Exercise “Ex Yudh Abhyas 2021” at Joint Base Elmendorf – Richardson, Alaska(USA)

The sanctions clouds over India US Ties

Synopsis: The debate in the US hovers around the efficacy of CAATSA related sanctions against India. Introduction India is all ready to welcome the delivery of S400 Triumf Air Defence system  from Russia as per the schedule. But this can bring drift between the India-USA relations. There is a possibility of imposing sanctions by the… Continue reading The sanctions clouds over India US Ties

Modi visit to US has helped expand economic cooperation

What is the news? Indian PM has visited the USA last month. The meeting was significant because of the Quad leader summit, 1st bilateral engagement with the present US President and speech at the 76th United Nations General Assembly. Read more: Quad Leaders’ Summit – Explained, pointwise What are the outcomes of the India-USA meet?… Continue reading Modi visit to US has helped expand economic cooperation

4th Indo-US Health Dialogue 2021 concludes

What is the News? The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare has addressed the closing session of the 4th Indo-US Health Dialogue. What is the Indo-US Health Dialogue? Indo-US Health Dialogue is being hosted by India. The dialogue aims to deliberate upon multiple ongoing collaborations in the health sector between the two countries. The… Continue reading 4th Indo-US Health Dialogue 2021 concludes

It can be symbolic of a new India that it will not let anyone starve in South Asia

Synopsis: India has reported surplus good grain production. Given the food crisis in the world and our neighbourhood, India can utilize food diplomacy to strengthen its soft power. Introduction The article highlights how India can adopt the US method of grain diplomacy, which can be a game-changer for India. What did the US do? In… Continue reading It can be symbolic of a new India that it will not let anyone starve in South Asia

India and US launch the Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD)

What is the News? India and the United States of America (USA) have jointly launched the “Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD)”. About Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD) CAFMD is one of the two tracks of the India-U.S. Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 partnership launched at the Leaders’ Summit on Climate… Continue reading India and US launch the Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD)

Ministerial meeting of the U.S.-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP)

What is the News? The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas has co-chaired a virtual Ministerial meeting with the U.S. Secretary of Energy to launch the revamped U.S.-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP). About the U.S.-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP) When was it launched? It was launched at the Leaders Summit on Climate held… Continue reading Ministerial meeting of the U.S.-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP)

Years after Indo-US nuclear deal, very little progress on n-deal projects

Source: Indian Express Relevance – Nuclear energy Development in India. Synopsis: A picture of the slow progress of greenfield projects under the Indo-US nuclear deal. Current scenario of some projects. Background Signed in 2005, the 123 agreement signed between the United States of America and the Republic of India is known as the Indo-US nuclear… Continue reading Years after Indo-US nuclear deal, very little progress on n-deal projects