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PIB SUMMARY 30th MAY

🕔11:03, 30.May 2019

Severe Heat Wave conditions over plains of Northwest India Context: For the last 4-5 days, the sky is mainly clear over Northwest India and there is no thundershower activity. Details: As a result, rise in maximum temperatures by around 2-4

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PIB SUMMARY 29th MAY

🕔11:00, 29.May 2019

Educate, enlighten and empower women: Vice President Context: The Vice President of India has called for empowering women through education and by implementing progressive measures like reservations in Parliament and State Legislatures. Details: He called for curbing gender discrimination by

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PIB SUMMARY 24th MAY

🕔11:15, 24.May 2019

Cabinet approves dissolution of the Sixteenth Lok Sabha Context: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today gave its approval to the Resolution advising the President to dissolve the Sixteenth Lok Sabha, which was constituted on

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PIB SUMMARY 20th MAY

🕔11:09, 20.May 2019

‘Not all the animals migrate by the choice’ campaign launched to raise awareness on the illegal wildlife trade Context: Ahead of the International Day of Biological Diversity celebrated on May 22, UN Environment India and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB)

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PIB SUMMARY 19th MAY

🕔11:44, 19.May 2019

Brief on SIMBEX-19 Context: On successful completion of IMDEX 19, IN ships Kolkata and Shakti are continuing their stay at Singapore to participate in the annual Singapore India Maritime Bilateral Exercise SIMBEX-2019. Details: The SIMBEX 19 would also conclude the two-month long

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PIB SUMMARY 17th MAY

🕔10:24, 17.May 2019

MRSAM Firing Trials Context: Well, the Indian Navy achieved the significant milestone in an enhancing its Anti-Air Warfare Capability with the maiden cooperative engagement firing of the Medium Range Surface to the Air Missile (MRSAM). Details: Well, the firing was

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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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