Day: May 23, 2022

‘We are going to die’: Sri Lanka warns of food shortages

COLOMBO, May 20 – Sri Lanka’s prime minister has warned of a food shortage as the island nation battles a devastating economic crisis and vowed the government will buy enough fertiliser for the next planting season to boost productivity. A decision in April last year by President Gotabaya […]

WHO says no evidence monkeypox virus has mutated

May 23 – The World Health Organization does not have evidence that the monkeypox virus has mutated, a senior executive at the U.N. agency said on Monday, noting the infectious disease that is endemic in west and central Africa has tended not to change. Rosamund Lewis, head of […]

Theories emerge for mysterious liver illnesses in children

NEW YORK — Health officials remain perplexed by mysterious cases of severe liver damage in hundreds of young children around the world. The best available evidence points to a fairly common stomach bug that isn’t known to cause liver problems in otherwise healthy kids. That virus was detected […]

Zelenskyy urges ‘maximum’ sanctions on Russia in Davos talk

DAVOS, Switzerland — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for “maximum” sanctions against Russia during a virtual speech Monday to corporate executives, government officials and other elites on the first day of the World Economic Forum gathering in Davos. He said sanctions need to go further to stop Russia’s aggression, including […]

Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan

TOKYO — President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, saying the burden to protect Taiwan is “even stronger’ after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It was one of the most forceful presidential statements in support of self-governing in decades. Biden, […]

Power shutdown

JAMMU, MAY 23: Chief Engineer (Distribution) JPDCL Jammu has informed that the power supply to Channi Himmat, Marble Market, Chowadhi and adjoining areas shall remain affected on May 24 from 7 am to 11 am. Similarly, the power supply to PHE Boria, Gandhi Nagar, Trikuta Nagar and adjoining […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, Family pension rules relaxed for missing Central government employees

The Minister says, move is going to provide major relief for employees serving in militancy affected areas like J&K, Northeast as well as Naxal prone pockets of the country MAY 23, 2022 In a major relief, particularly for government employees serving in militancy affected areas like Jammu & […]

Admission Process in Newly Approved Sainik Schools begins

MAY 23, 2022 With the declaration of the result of e-counselling on 21 May 2022 on the portal https://sainikschool.ncog.gov.in/ecounselling, Sainik Schools Society has moved one more step ahead in the direction of the Government’s aim of setting up of 100 new Sainik Schools in partnership mode throughout the […]

PM pens an op-ed on the vibrant relations between India and Japan

MAY 23, 2022 The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has written an op-ed in a local Japanese paper. Shri Modi is on official visit to Japan.  The Prime Minister tweeted; “Penned an op-ed on the vibrant relations between India and Japan. Ours is a partnership for peace, stability […]

Prime Minister Interacts with Indian Community in Japan

MAY 23, 2022 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed and interacted with over 700 members of Indian diaspora in Japan on 23 May 2022. Before the event, Prime Minister met with Japanese indologists, sportspersons, and cultural artistes who are contributing to promoting cultural and people-to-people exchanges between India […]

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