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India-US : Defence Ties

Evolution of India-US Defence relations: Two parallel tracks of dialogue began in the 1990s. The strategic dialogue covering nuclear issues shifted gears following the nuclear tests of 1998 and imposition of sanctions by the U.S. India-U.S. concluded a bilateral civil nuclear cooperation agreement in 2008. The defence dialogue began in 1995 with the setting up …

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AADHAR

Facts: More than 111 crore people have Aadhaar in India, covering more than 99% of the adult population. According to official data, more than 4.47 crore people have opened bank accounts using Aadhaar e-KYC. Aadhaar has helped the government transfer LPG subsidy, MGNREGS payments, scholarships and pensions directly into the accounts of beneficiaries eliminating diversion …

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