Swearing-in ceremony: BIMSTEC leaders invited: Leaders of the BIMSTEC Member States invited for the Swearing-in ceremony of PM Modi and his Council of Ministers on 30th May; President of the Kyrgyz Republic, who is the current Chair of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and the Prime Minister of Mauritius also invited.
PS Tamang sworn-in as Sikkim CM; Pema Khandu to take oath as Arunachal CM on 29 May: SKM leader Prem Singh Tamang sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Sikkim along with his council of ministers; Pema Khandu to take oath as Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister on 29th May.
Disney donates Rs 2 crore for Fani cyclone relief: Disney in India donates Rs 2 crore to Fani cyclone relief in Odisha.
Money Laundering Case: Delhi HC issues notice to Robert Vadra: Delhi High Court issues notice to Robert Vadra and a close aide of him, Manoj Arora on a plea of Enforcement Directorate, challenging trial court’s order granting them the anticipatory bail, in connection with a money laundering case; Next date of hearing fixed 17th July.
PM Modi addresses rally in Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed party workers in Ahmedabad on Sunday. He said the next five years will be the time to regain the rightful position of India in the world order.
PM Modi visits Varanasi after historic win in Lok Sabha Polls: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits his parliamentary constituency Varanasi after his historic win; interacts with party workers at the Deendayal Hasta-kala Sankul, says “Chemistry triumphed over poll arithmetic in Lok Sabha elections; gives the mantra of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Avsar; Offers prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple.
Sri Lanka’s security situation 99 percent assured: President Maithripala Sirisena: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the security situation in Sri Lanka was 99 percent ensured and that the emergency could be lifted after the end of its one month extension.
European Parliament Elections: Brexit Party surges to crushing victory: The Brexit Party was the clear winner in the European Union Parliamentary elections, with the pro-EU Libral Democrats coming second. Brexit’s victory comes as there is a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union.
Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru: An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday (May 26), the United States Geological Survey reported.
Sri Lankan navy launches extra vigil over terrorists: Sri Lankan navy has launched extra vigil on its northern seas in wake of media reports that some terrorist elements may have left the country to land on Indian shores.
Trump becomes first head of state to meet Japan’s new Emperor: US President Donald Trump got the red carpet treatment at Japan’s Imperial Palace where he made history, becoming the first world leader to meet with the new Emperor of Japan.
Government asks Jet Airways’ lenders to share audit report: Government sought the report around the time Naresh Goyal quit all posts at Jet.
ISSF World Cup 2019: Rahi Sarnobat wins Gold; seals Olympic quota: India’s Rahi Sarnobat on Monday won the gold in 25m pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Munich; The 28-year-old in the process also sealed a quota place for India in the event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
French Open: Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams suffer defeats: In Tennis, world number five Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams have suffered shock first round defeats at the French Open, the second Grand Slam of the season, in Paris.
ISSF World Cup: Apurvi Chandela bags gold medal: Apurvi Chandela grabbed a gold, winning the women’s 10m Air Rifle competition after a closely-fought contest.
“Parasite” wins the top Palme d’Or prize: “Parasite,” a suspenseful dark comedy about class struggles directed by South Korea’s Bong Joon-Ho, won the top Palme d’Or prize.
‘Aladdin’ taking flight with $105 million in North America: Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” is flying high with an estimated $105 million in North America during the four-day Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Rare all-white panda spotted in China: A rare all-white panda has been captured on cameras in a nature reserve in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, the reserve management authorities said.
Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead: Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country’s herd, the agriculture ministry said.
Meet India’s first ‘All Women Crew’ to fly Medium Lift Helicopter: Flight Lieutenant Parul Bhardwaj (Captain), Flying Officer Aman Nidhi (Co-pilot) and Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal (Flight Engineer) have become country’s first ‘All Women Crew’ to fly a Medium Lift Helicopter.
Rare Iron Age shield provides peek into prehistoric technology: A unique bark shield, thought to have been constructed with wooden laths during the Iron Age, has provided new insight into the construction and design of prehistoric weaponry, researchers say.
Princess Charlotte to join brother George at south London school: UK’s Princess Charlotte, 4, to join brother George at south London school.