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March 30, 2021

India-Australia Dialogue on disarmament, non-proliferation



New Delhi – The 6th round of India-Australia Dialogue on Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Export Control was held in a virtual format. The two sides exchanged views on contemporary issues of mutual interest in the areas of nuclear, chemical, biological disarmament and non-proliferation, conventional weapons, outer space security and strategic export control. The dialogue facilitated enhanced mutual understanding and appreciation of national perspectives and global developments on non-proliferation and disarmament issues that will contribute to the India- Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.

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March 28, 2021

India invites 50 young Bangladeshi entrepreneurs to visit India to connect with the start up



Dhaka – Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held comprehensive discussions in restricted and then in the delegation-level format. They took stock of the progress in various areas including in preserving the legacy of 1971, trade, commerce and connectivity, cooperation in water resources, security and defence cooperation, power and energy. Both Prime Ministers also encouraged bilateral cooperation in new areas like artificial intelligence, big data, fin tech and societal applications of nuclear energy. It was agreed to

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March 26, 2021

India shares deep cultural, linguistic and people-to-people ties with Bangladesh



New Delhi – I am happy that my first foreign visit after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic will be to our friendly neighbouring country Bangladesh, with which India shares deep cultural, linguistic and people-to-people ties said Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has said that India will remain Bangladesh’s partner as both countries jointly march towards the golden future for which Bangabandhu, and millions of patriotic Bangladeshis, and thousands of Indians, gave their all. In a Bangladesh daily newspaper Mr

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March 23, 2021

Gandhi Peace Prize for the Year 2019 announced



The Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2019 is being conferred on (Late) His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman. Gandhi Peace Prize is an annual award instituted by Government of India since 1995, the 125th Birth Anniversary commemoration year of Mahatma Gandhi. The award is open to all persons regardless of nationality, race, language, caste, creed or sex. The Jury for Gandhi Peace Prize is chaired by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Sh Narendra Modi ,and comprises of

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March 22, 2021

India’s Vande Bharat mission brings back over 67.5 Lakh people



New Delhi – India’s massive evacuation programme triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic has brought back over 67.5 Lakh people from abroad. In a tweet, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that 67.5 Lakh people have been brought back and the numbers continue to grow. He said “It is not just a mission that brought back stranded & distressed citizens from around the world, but Vande Bharat has been a Mission of hope & happiness; of letting people know that

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March 19, 2021

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd James Austin arrived in New Delhi



New Delhi – Defense Secretary Austin reiterated the U.S. Government’s continued commitment towards strengthening the bilateral defence relations between the two countries. He expressed US’s strong desire to further enhance the strategic partnership for peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond. Mr Austin’s visit to India as part of his first overseas travel emphasizes the strength of the India-US strategic partnership. During the visit, he will meet Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and other senior dignitaries of the

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