India inked a 21st century nuclear agreement with Bangladesh to engage the bilateral neighbourhood relationship between two nations.
The core of the Agreement i. Energy ii. Connectivity iii. Securitybangladesh
♦ Signed between Minister of External Affairs and Bangladesh Department of Science and Technology
♦ Four Indian based companies — BHEL, Reliance, Shapoorji-Pallonji and Adani — have bid to set up power plants in Bangladesh
International Fund for Agricultural Development:
♦ The agency was established in 1977 which is specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to eradicating rural poverty in developing countries.
♦ The President of the IFAD is Kanayo F. Nwanze.
Indian short film ‘Beti’ at Seattle International Film Festival
i. A four minute documentary film ‘Beti’ which is a non-fiction on girl child education has been invited for a special screening at the 42nd Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), Washington DC. The movie is directed by Shivain Arora.
ii. The short film promotes girl child by narrating the real life story of three girls from a government school and their dream for the future
iii. The short is the only film from India to be featured amongst 421 films representing 85 countries and will be screened on May 30, which is Seattle Memorial Day at the Film Festival.
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