While addressing a press conference in the national capital on March 05, the official spokesperson, Anurag Srivastava clarified on plans for West Container Terminal (WCT) in Sri Lanka. Srivastava said, "Our High Commission in Colombo has already conveyed to the Sri Lanka government that their media...
Shantir Ogrosena, multinational military exercise, concluded in Bangladesh on April 12.The armed forces of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka participated in the exercise. Observers from the US, UK, Turkey and Saudi Arabia also participated. The multilateral UN-mandated counterterrorism exercise was held from April 4-12. The Indian Army contingent that participated comprised of 30 personnel. Indian Army chief Gen M M Naravane attended the closing ceremony of the exercise. The Army chief also interacted with the members of the Indian Army contingent. Watch the full video for more.
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A 10-day multinational military exercise named 'Shantir Ogrosena' in which troops of four countries including India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka participated, culminated on April 12 in Bangladesh. The exercise also included observers from the US, UK, Turkey and Saudi Arabia and others. The exercise from April 4-12, was organised to pay tribute to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his birth centenary and celebrate the golden jubilee of the liberation of Bangladesh. The aim of the exercise was to strengthen defence ties and enhance interoperability amongst neighbourhood countries to ensure effective peacekeeping operations, the Indian Army said on April 12.
West Indie cricketer Chris Gayle thanked PM Modi for providing Covid vaccines to Jamaica. Gayle's video message was tweeted by Indian High Commission in Jamaica on Friday. “Honourable Prime Minister Modi, people of India and Government of India, I want to thank you for the donation of vaccines to Jamaica. We appreciate it, thank you so much. India I will be seeing you soon and thanks once again,” he said. The West Indies player also met Indian High Commissioner R Masakui on Thursday. Earlier, West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell also thanked PM Modi for sending vaccines. Jamaican PM Andrew Holness too appreciated India's effort in donating Covid vaccines. Made-in-India Covid-19 vaccines reached Jamaica last week under Vaccine Maitri initiative. The initiative is aimed at assisting countries in their fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
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India had sent 50,000 COVID vaccine doses to Jamaica under Vaccine Maitri initiative. In a self-made video, West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle thanked India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the kind initiative. Gayle said, "PM Modi, the Government of India and the people of India, I want to thank you all for your donation of the vaccine to Jamaica. We appreciate it." More than 25 nations have received 'Made in India' vaccines to assist in their fight against the global pandemic.
The ongoing Road Safety World Series 2020-21 is being held at Shaheed Veer Narayan International Cricket Stadium in Raipur. Ahead of the final league match of the T20 tournament between West Indies Legends and England Legends, India Legends-led by Sachin Tendulkar arrived at the stadium and hit the nets to prepare for the semi-finals. We took a look at the cricketers who arrived for practice session.