S Jaishankar discusses political, economic, defence cooperation with Slovak PM Eduard Heger

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar who is on an official visit to Slovakia met the country’s Prime Minister Eduard Heger and discussed the expansion of political, economic and defence cooperation between the two countries. He also conveyed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greetings and appreciation for support during Operation Ganga. “Thank PM of Slovak […]

Sri Lanka PM holds discussions with FAO, UNDP representatives

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe held discussions on Friday with the Country Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, Vimlendra Sharan, and United Nations Development Program Deputy Country Representative, Malin Herwig, regarding the current food situation in the country, according to Prime Minister’s Media Division. In the meeting, Sri […]

Philippines detects 2 cases of Omicron sub-variant BA.5

The Philippines has detected COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant BA.5 from two people in the same household in a province north of the capital, an official from the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) said on Friday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said that the BA.5 was detected on May 15 from the samples of two fully vaccinated individuals […]