(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The India-EU Connectivity Conference, to be held in Meghalaya on June 1-2, 2023, will look at increasing connectivity investments in the North-Eastern states as well as strengthening ties with India’s neighbours. The meet has been organised by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), in collaboration with the EU Delegation to India and the Asian Confluence."India-EU Connectivity Conference to focus on digital, energy & transport"
India, Singapore to make knowledge & skill development a key pillar of strategic partnership
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – India and Singapore have agreed to make knowledge and skill development a key pillar of their strategic partnership. During a meeting between visiting Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong, the two sides also agreed to focus on skill development."India, Singapore to make knowledge & skill development a key pillar of strategic partnership"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – World leaders have congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after he won re-election in a historic run-off that posed the biggest challenge to his 20 years in power. Erdogan won Turkey’s presidency with 52.14 percent of the votes, said the head of the Supreme Election Council, Ahmet Yener, on Sunday, making the results official. With 99.43 percent of ballot boxes opened, Erdogan’s rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu received 47.86 percent of votes, Yener…"World leaders congratulate Turkey’s Erdogan on election win"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Tina Turner, the trailblazing rocker whose powerful voice and imposing stage presence thrilled global audiences for decades, died Wednesday at the age of 83."‘Queen of rock ‘n’ roll’ Tina Turner dies at 83"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – At least 19 children have died in a fire in the central Guyanese mining town of Mahdia, officials say."At least 19 children die in Guyana school fire"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Within the framework of the State Visit of President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron in Mongolia, the Heads of State have briefed the press on the outcomes of the official talks."Mongolia and France to Jointly Implement Strategic Projects"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The powerful cyclone that hit Myanmar on Sunday has killed at least 40 people, locals have told the BBC, and the toll may rise further."Cyclone Mocha kills dozens in Myanmar"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Pope Francis has told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky he is constantly praying for peace after the two met privately at the Vatican."Ukraine war: Pope tells Zelensky he is ‘praying for peace"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been taken into custody by paramilitary force, local GEO TV reported on Tuesday."Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrested"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – At least 22 people, most of them children, drowned after a tourist boat carrying around 40 passengers capsized at the Tanur area of Kerala’s Malappuram on Sunday evening."22 dead after tourist boat capsizes in Kerala’s Malappuram, rescue ops underway"