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Latest Current Affairs Contains in following Titles:
  • At Brics summit, Modi terms Pak mother ship of terrorism
  • Nepal Prime Minister proposes trilateral cooperation with India, China
  • British PM to visit India next month on November 6
  • BRICS meet declaration pledges to fight terror
  • Bacteria help avert radioactive leaks, study finds
  • BRICS agrees to set up credit rating agency
  • India revenue crosses $1 billion for Cisco: CEO
At Brics summit, Modi terms Pakistan Mother Ship of Terrorism
The theme was terrorism all the way at the Brics summit meeting here as PM Narendra Modi used the forum to keep up his attack on Pakistan, describing it as the “mother ship“ of terrorism that posed a direct threat to the “eco prosperity“ of the region. With India labelling Pakistan a terrorist state in the wake of the attack on the Army camp at Uri, Modi has used multilateral forums like the G-20 meeting at Hangzhou and the Asean conclave in Laos to lash out at Pakistan for supporting terrorism.

Nepal Prime Minister proposes trilateral cooperation with India, China
PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Nepal PM P K Dahal Prachanda had a trilateral meeting at the Brics venue here on Saturday night leading to much speculation about the outcome of the “unprecedented chance meeting“. The three leaders were together in the waiting lounge of the resort which hosted the summit. While Nepal authorities said Prachanda proposed trilateral cooperation with In dia and China, the MEA described the meeting as purely coincidental.

British PM to visit India next month on November 6
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that she would visit India next month for her first bilateral visit outside Europe during which she would hold talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and review all aspects of the India-UK strategic partnership post-Brexit. May , 60, will be in India between November 6 and 8 on the invitation of Modi. She will be accompanied by her international trade minister Liam Fox and a business delegation drawn from regions across the UK as “examples of the best of British business“.The India-UK partnership has moved into a new era, with Britain voting to leave the European Union (EU) in a referendum in June and leading to the resignation of then Prime Minister David Cameron. May will land in New Delhi, where she will inaugurate the India-UK TECH Summit alongside Modi. PTI London.

BRICS meet declaration pledges to fight terror
The 8th BRICS summit ended here on Sunday with the adoption of the Goa Declaration which pledged opposition to terrorism, even as India failed to get a consensus on references to “cross-border terror” and Pakistan-based terror groups in the final statement.

Bacteria help avert radioactive leaks, study finds
Naturally occurring bacteria could consume pent-up hydrogen gas in nuclear waste repositories to prevent radioactive leaks, a new study has found. A research team led by Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland discovered a microbial community that is made up of seven different species of bacteria that live naturally hundreds of meters underground in the very rock layers that have been chosen to host Swiss nuclear waste.

BRICS agrees to set up credit rating agency
The five-nation group BRICS agreed to set up an independent rating agency based on market-oriented principles, saying it would further strengthen the global governance architecture.Batting for a rating agency backed by BRICS, New Development Bank president K.V. Kamath had expressed concerns over methodologies of the three global agencies (S&P, Fitch, Moody’s) saying that these constrain growth in emerging nations. He had said that ratings of multilateral banks like the BRICS-promoted NDB were affected by the parent countries’ ratings, despite having deep capital buffers

India revenue crosses $1 billion for Cisco: CEO
With over $1 billion in revenue already, India is poised to become one of the top four markets for technology giant Cisco in the next few years on the back of strong growth in government and enterprise business.The $49-billion firm, which has some 11,000 employees in India, counts the South Asian nation as its second headquarters after the U.S. “If you look at our performance over the last couple of years, our business is over $1 billion in India. Last year, it grew over 20 per cent,” Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins told

Source: The Hindu / The Times of India.

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