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Siddaramaiah sworn in as the 24th Chief Minister of Karnataka

Siddaramaiah took oath as the 24th Chief Minister of Karnataka today at the swearing-in ceremony of the new Congress government in Karnataka. The ceremony took place at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru. Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot administered the oath of office to Siddaramaiah.

People of Karnataka defeated BJP’s money and muscle power: Rahul Gandhi

After forming the government in Karnataka, Rahul Gandhi attacked the BJP. He said, “BJP has money, muscle power, but their entire strength was defeated by the people of Karnataka.”

Vice-President addresses 70th Annual Convocation of Panjab University, Chandigarh

The Vice-President, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, today called upon the students “to work tirelessly, avail opportunities and script the blueprint for New India at 2047, when the nation celebrates the centenary of its independence”. Encouraging students to make opportunities out of challenges, he suggested that “nothing is more dangerous than to have a brilliant idea parked in your mind.  Act on the ideas by unleashing your talent and exploiting your potential”.

The Vice-President was the Chief Guest at the 70th Annual Convocation of Panjab University, Chandigarh. During the ceremony, the Vice-President, who is also the Chancellor of Panjab University, conferred the Honoris Causa (Doctor of Literature) on noted educator and philanthropist, Dr Sudha N. Murty and Honoris Causa (Doctor of Laws) on the former Chief Justice of India and Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha),  Shri Ranjan Gogoi.

Prime Minister Unveils Mahatma Gandhi Bust in Hiroshima

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Hiroshima, Japan on 20 May 2023. Dignitaries present during the unveiling ceremony included H.E Mr Nakatani Gen, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister and Member of Parliament; Mr Kazumi Matsui, Mayor of Hiroshima City; Mr Tatsunori Motani, Speaker of the Hiroshima City Assembly; Members of Parliament from Hiroshima and senior government officials; members of the Indian community; and followers of Mahatma Gandhi in Japan.

CBI court orders release of Lalu Yadav’s passport

According to media reports, the special CBI court in Ranchi has allowed the release of the passport from Rashtriya Janata Dal President and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Yadav. For this, Lalu Yadav had applied in court through his advocate Anant Kumar Vij. Today, after hearing this application, the special CBI court has ordered the release of Lalu Yadav’s passport.

Meta plans to lay off around 6,000 employees

According to details obtained by Vox, Meta is set to begin the latest round of layoffs as Nick Clegg, the company’s president of global affairs, informed employees and others during a company-wide meeting. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the next round of layoffs will be held in May 2023. Now, ahead of the official announcement, more details about the same have been leaked online.

International Conference on ‘Indian Pharma and Indian Medical Devices’ from 26th to 27th May 2023 in New Delhi

The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Dr Mansukh Mandaviya will inaugurate the 8th edition of the International Conference on ‘India Pharma & India Medical Device 2023’ organized by the Department of Pharmaceuticals in association with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) from May 26 – 27, 2022 in New Delhi. Shri Bhagwanth Khuba, Minister of State for the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, will also participate in the event.

As part of the conference, Dr Mandaviya will launch the National Medical Devices Policy, 2023, as well as the Export Promotion Council for Medical Devices. Dr Mandaviya expressed confidence that the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector, rightly called the Pharmacy of the World, will be contributing more in the coming years both for domestic needs and for global needs. Further, realizing the importance of the Medical Devices Sector, the Sunrise Sector, with the potential to grow to 50 Bn US$ by 2030, the Union Cabinet recently approved the National Medical Devices Policy, 2023, prepared after extensive consultation with the Industries and other stakeholders.

Death toll in Bengal cracker factory blast rises to 12

The death toll in the explosion at an illegal firecracker factory in West Bengal’s East Midnapore district rose to 12 on Saturday as two more people died.

Seven people were seriously injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles on Kedarnath Highway

According to media reports, two vehicles collided head-on today on the Kedarnath Highway in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand. A horrific road accident took place on the Kedarnath Highway near Bhatwadisain, about four km from the district headquarters Rudraprayag. During this, the person riding the bike has also come under his grip. Seven people were seriously injured in the accident, who are undergoing treatment at Rudraprayag District Hospital.

Sameer Wankhede reached the CBI office in an extortion case

According to media reports, former Mumbai zonal director of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Sameer Wankhede arrived at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) office in Mumbai on Saturday to join the probe into the alleged extortion demand of Rs 25 crore in the Aryan Khan drug case.

Olympian Ajit Pal Singh’s wife passes away

According to media reports, Kiran Ajit Pal Singh, captain of the 1975 Hockey World Cup-winning Indian team and wife of Padma Shri Ajit Pal Singh and international basketball player, has passed away.

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