Return of bonds (TH) The Supreme Court must give an expeditious decision on the validity of electoral bonds
GS2: International Relations
India, Brazil to sign Strategic Action Plan (TH) India and Brazil will upgrade their strategic partnership with an “action plan” and sign a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT
India, Brazil to sign Strategic Action Plan (TH) According to officials involved in the planning of the visit, the two countries hope to take their partnership to ‘the next level’ and build on the relationship between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Bolsonaro, who met twice in 2019.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Nepal K P Sharma Oli jointly Inaugurate Integrated Check Post at Jogbani-Biratnagar (PIB) Jogbani – Biratnagar is an important trade point between the two countries. The ICP is equipped with modern facilities.
Oli seeks resolution of all pending issues with India (Mint) Analysts say Oli’s reference includes a border dispute along the India-Nepal border close to China
Producers feel the heat as power distribution losses widen (mint) At least 10 states are losing about a third of the power supplied to their consumers in distribution losses.
GS3: Science and Technology
India, co-builder of Hawaii telescope, wants it shifted out of proposed site (TH) The $2 billion project , a joint venture involving five countries, has been marred by protests for over a decade; proposed site is considered sacred to the island’s indigenous people.