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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 16th MAY

🕔12:13, 16.May 2019

India sets the tone at COP meetings of Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions held in Geneva. Context: The joint meetings of the following three conventions was held in Geneva, Switzerland: Basel Conventionon the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes

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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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