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MOU Signed by India

  1. India's public broadcaster Prasar Bharati and Radio-Television of Slovenia (RTV-SLO) on 13 November 2013 signed an MoU to develop and strengthen mutual friendly relations through an increased cooperation in the field of broadcasting.
  2. India and Japan decided to strengthen their Cooperation in the Maritime Sector.
  3. Japan grants $130 m for Tamil Nadu infra projects
  4. Japan pledges $150 mn for Uttarakhand flood relief
  5. India Signed Financing and Project Agreements with World Bank for Disaster Management assistance of 236 million US Dollar. The agreements were signed for Tamil Nadu-Puducherry Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction Project (CDRRP).
  6. MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) signed a MoU with Los Alamos Technical Associates, Inc. (LATA) of USA  to impart Security Training in India.
  7. India and South Korea on Saturday discussed ways to add strategic and economic content to bilateral ties in the key areas including security, trade and investments.
  8. In a first-of-its-kind initiative to promote use of clean technology, India signed an agreement with Finland to produce indigenous ethanol and reduce country’s dependence on its import. As per the deal, State-run explorer ONGC and Finnish clean technology firm Chempolis will set up a pilot project to produce ethanol, bio-chemicals and bio-coal from biomass residual matters.
  9. Private sector lender Yes Bank and credit rating company Care Ratings have entered into an agreement to offer services and products in the small and medium enterprise (SME) segment.
  10. GAIL signed a Gas Cooperation Agreement (GCA) with the Department of Industries, Government of Bihar for development of natural gas infrastructure and city gas network in Bihar.
  11. GAIL India and Paradip Port Trust on 26 October 2013 signed a Memorandum of Understanding for setting up an offshore Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal at Paradip Port, Odisha.
  12. Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) and YES Bank ink pact for knowledge sharing in food and agricultural sectors.
  13. India and Peru Signed MoUs to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation. The Vice President of India visited  Peru to celebrate the 50th year of establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
    Note: Capital of Peru – Lima, Currency: Peruvian nuevo sol, President: Ollanta Humala Tasso 
  14. India has given Bhutan one 100 crore rupees as assistance for the new government ’s stimulus plan. India’s Ambassador to Bhutan V. P Haran PM of Bhutan:  Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay.
  15. India and Cuba on 30 October 2013 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in broadcasting between Prasar Bharati and Cuban Radio and Television Institute (ICRT).
  16. Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi and Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia signed the International Cooperation Agreement to collaborate in academic programmes and in frontier areas of research in Media and Communication on 4 November 2013. 
  17. The US and India have launched the third India-US-Africa triangular agricultural training programme at the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE).
  18. Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) on 29 October 2013 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi.
  19. India, US seal first commercial deal on civil nuclear power: The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Indian Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) intend to sign a memorandum of understanding for the exchange of technical information in nuclear safety matters
  20. India & Bangladesh deal two energy cooperation : India begins electricity export to Bangladesh with the inauguration of the Bangladesh-India Power Transmission Centre at western Bherampura, adjacent to West Bengal.


  • India will export 500 megawatts of electricity a day to Bangladesh over a period of 35 years. 
  • The 'Maitri' thermal power project is being developed by the Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company, a joint venture between NTPC and Bangladesh Power Development Board.


  1. India seeks Belgium's and Turkey support to enter arms control regimes: Belgium will support India's efforts to become a full member of the four arms control regimes, namely, NSG, Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), Wassenaar Arrangement and Australia Group.


  1. Belgian King: King Phillppe, Prime Minister: Elio Di Rupa. Currency – Euro. Capital: Brussels
  2. NSG has 47 members, MTCR has 34 countries as its members, Wassenaar Arrangement has 41 members
  3. Wassenaar Arrangement is an order which is for the promotion of regional security, international security and stability by offering transparency and greater responsibility in transfers of conventional arms, dual-use goods and technologies.
  4. Turkey:  President : Abdullah Gül PM: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Capital: Ankara. Currency Lira:
  5. Both the countries are member of all groups.
  1. Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) signed an agreement with Google to create 360 degree online imagery of 100 of India’s most important heritage sites. The sites include the Taj Mahal, Khajuraho , Ajanta and Ellora caves.
  2. India has extended Lines of Credit (LoC) worth $640 million to Mozambique:


  1. India is the 8th largest foreign investor in Mozambique with total investments estimated at more than $500 million.
  2. Armando Emílio Guebuza:  President of Mozambique.
  3. Alberto Vaquina: Prime Minister of Mozambique.
  4. Capital of Mozambique - Maputo
  5. Currency of Mozambique:Metical


  1. Bharti Enterprises and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. together for operations in the Indian retail sector. Walmart would acquire Bharti's stake in Bharti Walmart Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between Bharti and Walmart, giving Walmart 100 per cent ownership of the Best Price Modern Wholesale cash and carry business.
  2. The Indian Railways on 3 October 2013 signed a pact with Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) to set up the country's biggest Forged Wheel plant at Lalganj, Raebarelli in Uttar Pradesh.
  3. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) cleared Jet Airways proposed sale of 24 per cent equity to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, paving the way for the biggest ever foreign investment in the Indian aviation sector.
  4. Tata Power to set up coal-fired plant in Myanmar. This would be the first project by the Tata Group Company in the South-East Asian nation. the power plant is proposed to be located in Ngayok Kaung, Ayeyarwaddy region.
  5. Tata Power, country's largest private power generator has signed an agreement with EESL for energy efficiency and conservation initiatives. EESL (Energy Efficiency Services Ltd) is a joint venture of public sector units of the Ministry of Power.
  6. Tata inks deal with Singapore Airlines to start a new carrier
  7. SEBI inked MoU with Argentina to promote mutual assistance and exchange information related to securities markets in both the countries.
  8. India announced an aid of 5000 crore rupees to Bhutan.
  9. India and Latvia signed an agreement on Double Tax Avoidance Agreement and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income Latvia is the third Baltic country with which DTAA has been signed by India. Earlier DTAAs were signed with Lithuania and Estonia.
  10. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Centre signed an agreement for US $300 million additional loan to upgrade 254 kilometres of deteriorated highways in northern and southern Bihar.
  11. India extends US$144mn credit line to Liberia of power transmission and distribution projects to reduce the gap of power shortage in Liberia.
  12. India and Myanmar set 3 billion dollar trade target by 2015 during the meeting of India’s energy minister Anand Sharma with his Myanmar counterpart U Than Htay in New Delhi held on 6 June 2013.
  13. India and Japan signed a currency swap agreement for up to 50 billion dollars to address short-term liquidity problems. The bilateral swap arrangement (BSA) has been inked between the Reserve Bank of India and the Bank of Japan.
  14. India signs $70 million loan pact with World Bank for Karkataka Health Systems Development, Reform Project.
  15. India and World Bank Signed 500 Million Dollar Deal for “Shiksha Abhyan”.
  16. India and Japan signed an Earths Pact that will enable the latter to import the rare Earth minerals from India.
  17. India and ASEAN signed the free trade agreement (FTA) in services and investments to boost trade to $100 billion by 2015.

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