Current Affairs - Bilateral, Regional And Global Groupings

5th Joint Meeting Of The India-Japan Act East Forum

India and Japan held the fifth joint meeting of the India-Japan Act East Forum (AEF) on 28 January 2021 in New Delhi.The AEF reviewed progress of ongoing projects in the ...

Recent Naval Exercises Of India

SITMEX-20 The 2nd edition of India, Singapore and Thailand Trilateral Maritime Exercise SITMEX-20, was held during 21 to 22 November 2020 in Andaman Sea.The first edition of SITMEX, hosted by ...

Generalized System Of Preferences (GSP) Trade Privilege

India is likely to press Biden Administration for early restoration of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) trade privilege for India.


US Extends Ban On Employment-Based Visas

  • On 23rd June 2020, the US President signed an executive order extending the ban on immigrant and non-immigrant worker visas.

India Out Of US’ Developing Nations List

On 10th February, 2020, the office of the United States Trade Representatives (USTR) updated its list of developing and least-developed countries, removing India from the list of countries that are designated as developing.


Hong Kong Protesters March Again

On 6th July 2019, protesters in Hong Kong continued their march and advocacy against the controversial Extradition Bill.


India Gets NATO-ally Like Status By US Senate

The U.S. Senate in the last week of June 2019 has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America’s NATO allies.


India Enjoys GSP Benefits From Other Countries

Even after US withdrawal of Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) benefits to India, the country continues to enjoy GSP benefits from other countries.


Iran Shoots Down US Spy Drone

Iran on 20th June 2019, shot down a U.S. spy drone near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.


India’s Retaliatory Tariffs On US

Why is it in News?

The Commerce Ministry revealed on 14th June, that India has decided to slap retaliatory tariffs on 29 goods imported from the U.S. from June 16 onwards.


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