PM’s Afghanistan Visit

Heart Dam PM inaugurated the Heart dam also called as Salma dam during his visit to Afghanistan. The dam, earlier known as Salma Dam, has been built by India at a cost of Rs. 1,700 crore on the Harirud river in Herat neighbouring Iran. It will irrigate 75,000 hectares of land and generate 42 MW

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India-Bangladesh Friendship Bridge to be soon operationalised (Relevant for GS Prelims and GS Mains Paper II)

Land acquisition for construction of India-Bangladesh Friendship Bridge begins The Tripura government has commenced the land acquisition process for the construction of India-Bangladesh Friendship Bridge over river Feni that demarcates boundaries between the two countries in south Tripura. Government of India is bearing the entire burden of expenditure towards the construction of the 150-metre bridge

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Nepal, China hold first ever military exercise (Relevant for GS Prelims and GS Mains Paper II)

Nepal and China will hold the first-ever joint military exercise from April 17 with a special focus on combating terror and disaster management. About Sagarmatha Friendship-2017 The military exercise has been named ‘Sagarmatha Friendship-2017’. Sagarmatha is the Nepali name of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, that is bordering between Nepal and China. Previous joint

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India Bangladesh Relations: Analysis of Sheikh Hasina Visit (Relevant for GS Prelims and GS Mains Paper II)

At the end of her four-day visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India, 22 treaties were signed between the two countries testify to the Bangladesh premier’s optimism. The pacts pertain to a wide range of bilateral issues, including defence cooperation, energy and infrastructure. Some highlights of the visit: 1. India extended lines of

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