India, Israel to set up $40 mn research fund (Relevant for GS Prelims, GS Mains Paper II)

India and Israel announced a strategic partnership between the two countries after a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, and signed seven agreements in the fields of water, agriculture, space, including a $40 million joint fund for research and development in innovation. The fund of Research and Development will

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Outcome of 5th Meeting of BRICS Education Ministers held in Beijing, China (Relevant for GS prelims, GS Mains Paper II)

Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Education was held on 5th July, 2017 at Beijing, China. The Indian delegation was led by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development, India. BRICS Network University and BRICS Think Tank Council He appreciated the creation of institutional mechanism in the form of BRICS Network University (BRICS-NU) and BRICS Think

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