Day: May 18, 2022

Turkey’s Erdogan links Sweden NATO bid to return of ‘terrorists’

Summary Sweden, Finland formally applied to join NATO on Wednesday Erdogan says both harbour Kurdish, Gulen-linked “terrorists” NATO, Washington confident Turkey will not hold up membership ANKARA, May 18 – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday Sweden should not expect Turkey to approve its NATO bid without returning […]

Russian armoured train blown up in occupied Ukraine -territorial defence

KYIV, May 18 – Ukrainian fighters blew up an armoured train carrying Russian troops using an explosive device in the occupied southern city of Melitopol, the Ukrainian territorial defence force said on Wednesday. Reuters could not independently verify the claim. Russia’s Ministry of Defence did not immediately respond […]

North Korean leader Kim slams officials’ ‘immaturity’ in response to COVID outbreak

SEOUL, May 18 – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un slammed his country’s response to its first confirmed COVID-19 outbreak as immature, accusing government officials of inadequacies and inertia as fever cases swept the country, state media reported on Wednesday. North Korea reported 232,880 more people with fever […]

NATO talks with Finland, Sweden falter but will continue

BRUSSELS — NATO envoys failed to reach a consensus on Wednesday about whether to start membership talks with Finland and Sweden, diplomats said, as Turkey renewed its objections to the two Nordic countries joining. The envoys met at NATO headquarters in Brussels after Finland and Sweden’s ambassadors submitted written applications […]

Vice President calls for increasing awareness of eye health among people

Shri Naidu calls for strengthening preventive and curative eye care at village level VP advises private hospitals to complement government efforts by opening satellite centres in rural areas Excessive use of electronic gadgets among children must be regulated, cautions Shri Naidu Vice President virtually inaugurates Anant Bajaj Retina Institute […]

Div Com inspects patient care facilities in GMCH Jammu

JAMMU, MAY 18: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday visited Government Medical College Hospital to inspect patient care facilities and availability of infrastructure. The Div Com took a round of different wards of the hospital including Emergency ward, Disaster ward, Blood unit, OPD and inspected the facilities […]

Div Com Jammu reviews progress of Road projects being executed by NHIDCL

Directs to expedite pace of work for their timely completion JAMMU, MAY 18: Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Ramesh Kumar today reviewed the progress of work on the road projects being executed by National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) in different districts of Jammu division. The meeting was attended […]

Principal Secretary Jal Shakti tours Jammu city; Assesses water supply scenario

JAMMU, MAY 18: Principal Secretary, Jal Shakti Department, Ashok Kumar Parmar, on Wednesday conducted an extensive tour of Jammu city to assess water supply scenario in the area. Principal Secretary was accompanied by Chief Engineer, Jal Shakti (PHE) Department, Jammu, Manesh Bhat, Superintending Engineers Hydraulic Circle, Mechanical Rural […]

President of India addresses joint sitting of both houses of Parliament of Jamaica

India is ready to partner with Jamaica and share its technical skills, knowledge and expertise which could transform Jamaica’s education and businesses: President Kovind 18 MAY 2022 The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind addressed the Joint Sitting of both Houses of Parliament of Jamaica in Kingston yesterday […]

Address by the hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind At the joint sitting of both the houses of Parliament of Jamaica

MAY 18, 2022 I am deeply honoured to be addressing the Joint Sitting of both the Houses of Parliament today. Madam Speaker  As the Constitutional Head of the world’s largest democracy, I feel delighted and honoured to speak to this august gathering of the leaders of the vibrant […]

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