India gives power supply to Bangladesh, gets Net bandwidth (adapted from The Indian Express)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 100 MW power supply from Tripura’s Palatana power plant to Bangladesh. At the same time, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina provided 10 GB Internet bandwidth to India and the entire programme was held through video-conferencing. Impications: 1.    The relations between the countries have further consolidated through the supply of power

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Obama’s historic visit to Cuba

Obama has undertaken 3 day visit to Cuba. This is the first visit by US President in 88 years. The visit symbolises the end of estranged relations between US and Cuba that began when Cuban Revolution ousted pro-American govt. from Cuba in 1959.   Background: The visit signifies change in US policy towards Cuba. US

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India to collaborate with Japan on Andaman

India and Japan are in talks to collaborate on upgrading civilian infrastructure in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. India will for the first time accept foreign investment in the A&N islands. Significance: The A&N Islands are seen as a critical asset to counter China’s efforts to expand its maritime reach into the Indian Ocean. The

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