|Ecuador takes chair of UN group of 134 developing countries||15 January 2017
|India-Sri Lanka sign MoU to construct 3000 Rain Water Harvesting systems||15 January 2017
|Norway becomes 1st country to ban FM radio broadcasting||12 January 2017|
The MoU will help both the countries in synchronizing their developmental activities in third world countries.
Thailand said in 2016 it focused on how to implement the 17 UN goals for 2030 to promote development and good governance, and preserve the environment.
Under the project, the residents of the region will be trained on operations and maintenance of the system.
The decision of the Norweign government to switch over to digital broadcasting has become controversial.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) seeks to renew the agreement that was signed by both the countries in January 2011.
The agreement is a symbolic victory for the Modi Government, which has been taking pro-active steps to engage African nations in a big way.
The Islamic Military Alliance is an intergovernmental military alliance of multiple Muslim Countries. Through IMA, these countries come together for military intervention against ISIL and other counter-terrorist activities.
The two nations agreed to boost their relations in the field of production and development of weapons.
The proposed changes are expected to impact the revenues of the Indian IT companies that are heavily dependent on the American market.
The amended protocol seeks to strengthen measures against fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
According to the new regulation, servicemen who wear turbans, hijabs or beards are allowed to enroll in the military.
The discussion with Indian officials is a part of the World Bank’s efforts to resolve the differences over the implementation of the Indus Water Treaty.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is one of recent initiatives under taken by India to boost bilateral cooperation with Kenya.
Japan has expressed interest in being associated with India’s mission of developing 100 smart cities by 2020. The decision was revealed during the meeting of Indian Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and Japanese Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu.
Finland introduces basic monthly income to tackle the issue of unemployment and poverty. Under the scheme, a basic amount will be provided to 2000 randomly picked citizens on a trial basis for two years.
Jovenel Moise, the candidate of former President Michel Martelly’s Haitian Tet Kale Party has been declared the new President-Elect of the Hurricane-hit Caribbean nation, Haiti.
The International year aims to promote tourism’s role in sustainable economic growth, resource efficiency, employment and poverty reduction.
The Security Council also expressed its support for the efforts taken by Russia and Turkey and aimed at stopping violence in Syria and launching a political process.
It was revised in line with India’s treaty policy to prevent double non-taxation, curb revenue loss & check black money through automatic exchange of information.
Grindeanu's name was nominated by the Social Democratic Party which won the 2016 elections that were held on 11 December 2016.
The line is a part of the China Railway High-speed’s system of high-speed rail corridors, beginning in Shanghai and ending in Kunming.
Beipanjiang is the highest bridge in the world but the Millau Viaduct, a joint British-French venture on the A75 Autoroute is the tallest bridge in the world.
Chashma-III nuclear power plant is located about 250 km southwest of capital Islamabad at Chashma in Mianwali district of Punjab Province.
The International Solar Alliance acts as a collaborative platform to enhance energy security and sustainable development through increased deployment of solar energy technologies.
Nepal rejected India’s ‘open sky’ offer saying that it was too early to commit to it. The country said that it might consider the proposal after two years.
The Memorandum of Understanding is aimed at extending India’s development assistance to Bhutan as part of the Neighbourhood First Policy.
China has passed a law levying specific environmental protection taxes on heavy industries. The tax rate according to the new system will be determined by the rate of emissions by these industries.
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel summoned US envoy Daniel Shapiro to discuss US’s decision to abstain from voting at the UNSC meeting.
A Russian plane carrying 92 people crashed in the Black Sea killing everyone on board. The plane was travelling to Latakia in Syria where Russia has a prominent air base.
The decision would help in protecting the fishing business and coastal tourism from offshore drilling.