Day: May 20, 2022

The AP Interview: New Pakistani FM seeks better ties with US

UNITED NATIONS — Pakistan’s new foreign minister says the United States and his country must move beyond past tensions over Afghanistan and are entering a new engagement after years of strained relations under former Prime Minister Imran Khan. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the 33-year-old son of assassinated Prime Minister […]

CEC/EC decide to voluntarily curtail perks & privileges available to them

CEC/EC decide not to avail exemption from Income Tax on sumptuary allowance CEC/EC also decide to surrender two LTC per year MAY 20, 2022 After assuming the charge as the Chief Election Commissioner of India on 15th May 2022, Sh. Rajiv Kumar today held the first meeting of […]

Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the house of Assembly of Saint Vincent & the Grenadines of the topic “India and SVG – towards an inclusive world order” 

MAY 20, 2022 I am grateful to you all for the welcome and hospitality extended to me and my delegation. This is not only my first visit to your beautiful country but also the first ever visit by a President of India to Saint Vincent & the Grenadines. […]

World Metrology Day 2022 Celebrations at CSIR-NPL

MAY 20, 2022 CSIR-National Physical Laboratory is the custodian of national measurement standards through an act of Parliament and provides traceability to SI units in India. CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi in association with Metrology Society of India (MSI) organized the World Metrology Day on 20th May 2022 […]

Thousands queue for petrol, gas in Sri Lanka amid warnings of food shortages

COLOMBO, May 20 – Thousands of people queued for cooking gas and petrol in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital on Friday and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe warned of a food shortage as the island nation battles a devastating economic crisis. Lines formed in many parts of Colombo, a city […]

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

Summary Rare outbreak of viral disease outside Africa Cases in UK, Spain, Belgium France and North America Cause still unclear WHO holds emergency meeting to discuss cases As cases exceed 100, Germany says biggest ever in Europe LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization was due […]

Directorate of Agriculture celebrates “World Bee Day”

JAMMU, MAY 20: In line with the National Level celebration of World Bee Day, 2022 by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare (GOI) at Tent City -II, Ekta Nagar, Narmada, Gujarat, a programme was organized by Apiculture Section of Directorate of Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare, Jammu at […]

Administration being a Service Provider needs to Develop, Evolve and Equip itself to fulfill People’s Aspirations: LG

Administration being a Service Provider needs to Develop, Evolve and Equip itself to fulfill People’s Aspirations: LG Directs officials to ensure Effective & Efficient Response Mechanism to serve people with total Integrity, Commitment & Unflinching Loyalty Citizen is in the centre of Governance and their complaints are being […]

Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman participates in the 13th Annual Day commemoration of the Competition Commission of India

Smt. Sitharaman outlines challenges to competition in global and Indian contexts Union Finance Minister virtually inaugurates regional office at Kolkata; launches an upgraded website of CCI; and releases CCI’s Competition Advocacy Booklets translated into Kannada and Malayalam MAY 20, 2022 Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. […]

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) & Indian Coast Guard (ICG) interdict 218 kg heroin in mid sea drug bust off the coast of Lakshadweep Islands

MAY 20, 2022 An operation was launched by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) after it developed specific intelligence over a period of several months that two Indian boats would be sailing from the coast of Tamil Nadu and would receive narcotics in huge quantity somewhere in the […]

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