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PIB SUMMARY 15th MAY

🕔10:53, 15.May 2019

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 at Geneva, Switzerland  Context: Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 is being held at Geneva, Switzerland from 13-17 May 2019. Details: Focussed attention and investments in cyclone risk mitigation has yielded dividends

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PIB SUMMARY 14th MAY

🕔11:10, 14.May 2019

India to co-chair Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Context: India is unanimously chosen as co-chair of the Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) for the fiscal year

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PIB SUMMARY 13th MAY

🕔14:15, 13.May 2019

Inaugural Session of WTO Ministerial Meeting begins in New Delhi Commerce Secretary said that the existential challenges to the multilateral rules-based trading system are manifesting spate of unilateral measures and counter measures, deadlock in key areas of negotiations and the

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PIB SUMMARY 11th MAY

🕔10:02, 11.May 2019

The First Apache Helicopter formally handed over to the IAF Context: Well, the first AH-64E (I) – The Apache Guardian helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force at Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona, USA on  10

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PIB SUMMARY 10th MAY

🕔10:24, 10.May 2019

On 2nd day of Vietnam visit, Vice President, calls for building a peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific region Context: Well, the Vice President of India emphasized the importance of the building a peaceful and the prosperous Indo-Pacific region on the basis

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PIB SUMMARY 9th MAY

🕔11:15, 9.May 2019

IN Ships Kolkata and Shakti undertake Group Sail with Naval Ships of Japan, Philippines and the USA Context: IN Ships Kolkata and Shakti carried out Group Sail with naval ships of Japan, Philippines and the United States of America in the

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PIB SUMMARY 8th MAY

🕔10:22, 8.May 2019

CBIC organises meeting of Regional Heads of Customs Administration of Asia Pacific Region of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) in Kochi Context: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) is organising a meeting of the Regional Heads of Customs

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PIB SUMMARY 7th MAY

🕔14:16, 7.May 2019

Initiatives by Commerce Ministry to Boost Trade with African Countries Context: The Commerce Ministry and Indian High Commissions and Embassies of eleven African countries arranged an interaction over Digital Video Conference (DVC) over two days, on 3rd and 6th May 2019, with

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PIB SUMMARY 6th MAY

🕔14:28, 6.May 2019

India and U.S. Hold Bilateral Trade Meeting India and the United States held the India-U.S. Bilateral Trade meeting in New Delhi. Both sides expressed satisfaction over the progress during the year 2018, with bilateral trade in Goods and Services registering

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PIB SUMMARY 3rd MAY

🕔12:26, 3.May 2019

Water Related Issues Should Now Become Our Priority Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation expressed concern that inspite of reports of water crisis in many parts of the country, water related issues have not got adequate

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