BRICS Countries:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions.   Context: India has agreed to attend a virtual summit of leaders of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa grouping, likely to be held at the end of June. India hosted last year’s BRICS summit, which was also held virtually, and attended by the five leaders. This is the first …

BRICS:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions.   Context: Leading media groups from the five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have put together a three-month long training programme for journalists. The programme was an initiative of the BRICS Media Forum.   About the BRICS Media Forum: The Forum was established …

The Relevance of QUAD:

GS Paper 2: Topics covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   Context: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday while stating that unexpected Paradigm shifts affects countries globally that the Quadrilateral grouping has been constituted keeping these things in mind. Facts for prelims: The quadrilateral security dialogue …