11th round of India China military talks to be held on April 9th

Apr 08, 2021 10:25 | Poltics


1. India-Pakistan ties: PM Imran Khan’s peace offer façade* . The moment news about a ceasefire agreement being reached between the Indian and Pakistan armies broke out, the ‘doves’ in India went into raptures and started demanding that New Delhi should immediately respond in a positive manner and push forward to resolve all outstanding issues with Islamabad.

2. Goodwill Gesture: Indian Army Sends Back PoK Boy Who Crossed Line of Control As a goodwill gesture, the Indian Army on Wednesday handed over a teenager boy who had inadvertently crossed over the Line of Control into the Indian side back to the Pakistan army. The 13-year-old Mousin, a resident of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, had inadvertently crossed over to the Indian side

3. India and Vietnam hold maritime security dialogue* : India and Vietnam  deliberated on maritime security cooperation as well as on the evolving regional situation during a virtual dialogue. The discussions took place as part of the second maritime security dialogue.

4. Indian firm rejects allegations over supply of Rafale replica* An Indian firm on Tuesday said it supplied 50 replicas of Rafale aircraft to its maker Dassault Aviation, a day after a fresh controversy erupted over the fighter jets' deal following a French media report.

5. India, Russia firm on S-400 missiles deal, Moscow now eyes arms unit under ‘Make in India’Despite pressure from the US, India and Russia Tuesday decided to further deepen their defence cooperation, with Moscow planning to set up a manufacturing unit producing Russian arms under the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

6. 11th round of India, China military talks to be held on April 9: The 11th round of India China military talks is expected to happen this Friday (April 9). The key focus will be early disengagement in other areas Both countries were able to achieve complete disengagement at Pangong lake in February.

7. The INS Sarvekshak is on a deployment to Mauritius for undertaking Hydrogrpahic surveys along with Mauritius. It will also provide training to the Mauritian personnel on advanced hydrographic equipment and practices during the deployment. INS Sarvekshak has visited Port Louis and commenced the hydrographic survey of “Deep Sea Area off Port Louis”.

1. The Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov’s two-day visit to Islamabad straight from Delhi is designed to make India a little insecure.* This is Lavrov’s first visit to Pakistan in nine years.

2. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday called on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who expressed satisfaction at the steady growth in bilateral ties in diverse fields with Moscow.

3. The International Monetary Fund has projected a 5 percent growth rate for Bangladesh for the year 2021.

Sports: 1. Sports Ministry approves proposal for a high altitude training camp of 100 Days in Kapchorwa/Teryet, Uganda from 10th April 21 to 20th July 21* .

2. Sania Mirza selected for TOPS on 7th April 2021 during the 56th MOC meeting* : Sania Mirza is currently ranked 157th in the World but has a protected ranking of 9 (doubles ranking) based on which she is likely to go to Tokyo Olympics this year. Mirza was out of competition for more than 52 Weeks that is from October 2017 and returned to competition last year in January 2020 when she made a comeback by winning her first doubles tournament in nearly 2 years. (Hobart Open).