India and Pakistan will hold the 116th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission(PIC) in New Delhi. They will discuss water sharing issues and address each other’s concerns with the Indus Water Treaty.
About Permanent Indus Commission(PIC):
The Permanent Indus Commission is a bilateral commission of officials from India and Pakistan. It is created to implement and manage the goals of the Indus Water Treaty, 1960.
The Commission according to the treaty must meet regularly at leas
MoU signed recently for construction of the Shahtoot dam to provide drinking water to Kabul.
The proposed dam will be on Kabul river basin. It is one of the five river basins in Afghanistan.
The dam will provide drinking, irrigation, and Environmental water for Kabul province.
This is the second major dam being built by India in Afghanistan, after Salma Dam which was inaugurated in 2016.
As part of the Government of India outreach amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Indian Naval Ship Kesari has departed for Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros, to provide Food Items, COVID related Medicines including HCQ Tablets and Special Ayurvedic Medicines with Medical Assistance Teams embarked, on 10 May 20.
This deployment as ‘Mission Sagar’, is in line with India’s role as the first responder in the region and builds on the exce
Operation Samudra Setu
Indian Navy on Tuesday launched 'Operation Samudra Setu' (Sea Bridge) sending naval ships INS Jalashwa and INS Magar to the Port of Malè, Republic of Maldives
The Operation Samudra Setu will commence evacuation operations from 08 May 2020 as part of Phase-1
INS Jalashwa (Landing Platform Dock or LPD) has a full load displacement of 17,521 tonnes and INS Magar (Landing Platform Tank) is an amphibious warfare vessel with a displacement of 5,