Breaking News, Latest Updates, Highlights of May 24

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By Talibuddin Khan
Updated: Tue, 24 May 2022 04:54 PM IST
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Breaking News, Latest Updates, Highlights of May 24
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New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Each and everything that happens around us impacts us in some way and that's why it becomes important for us to know what's happening around the world. Thus at English Jagran, we provide our readers with 360-degree coverage in all genres to give them a brief insight into what's happening around the world.

Here are the Highlights of May 24:

4:15 pm: Quad remains focused on harnessing critical & emerging technologies to enhance the prosperity &security of the region...We'll advance interoperability & security through the signature of a new MOC on 5G Supplier Diversification and Open RAN: Joint Statement by Quad leaders

4:00 pm: We are also deepening our engagement with the industry, including through Open RAN Track 1.5 events, and exploring ways to collaborate on the deployment of open and secure telecommunications technologies in the region: Joint Statement by Quad leaders

3:50 pm: We reiterate our condemnation of terrorist attacks, incl 26/11 Mumbai&Pathankot attacks. We also reaffirm UNSC Resolution 2593 (2021),which demands that Afghan territory never again be used to threaten or attack any country, finance terrorist attacks: Jt Statement by Quad leaders

3:30 pm: We reaffirm that in our fight against global terrorism, we will take concerted action against all terrorist groups, including those individuals and entities designated pursuant to the UNSC Resolution 1267(1999): Joint Statement by Quad leaders

2:00 pm: Former Japan PM Yoshihide Suga belongs to a group of MPs called Ganesh group. PM Modi appreciated him for this. PM Modi also invited the Ganesh group of MPs to visit India and visit the festivities during Ganeshotsav this year: Sources

1:25 pm: Japan's former PM Yoshihide Suga meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tokyo

1:10 pm: Our relationship with India is a very important one and it was a great honour to meet with Prime Minister Modi: Australian PM Anthony Albanese in Tokyo, Japan

12:55 pm: PM Narendra Modi and Australian PM Anthony Albanese hold a bilateral meeting in Tokyo, Japan.

12:37 pm: "Had a productive meeting with US President Joe Biden. Today’s discussions were wide-ranging and covered multiple aspects of India-USA ties including trade, investment, defence as well as people-to-people linkages," PM Narendra Modi tweets.

12:30 pm: When asked about India's stand on Russia & its impact on relevance of Quad, Japanese PM Fumio Kishida says, "In international situation, each country has its own historical development & geographical situation. Even amongst like-minded, positions may not agree fully..."

12:15 pm: In an international situation, each country has its own historical developments and geographical situation. Even amongst like-minded, positions may not agree fully. But deepened mutual understanding&cooperation crucial among Quad members: Japanese PM on India's stand on Russia&its impact on Quad

12:00 pm: For the Ukrainian situation, amongst the 4 leaders, incl India, we were able to reaffirm importance of various principles like rule of law, sovereignty & territorial integrity & unilateral change of status quo or force shall never be allowed in any region: Japanese PM Fumio Kishida

11:37 am: "India & US partnership in the true sense is a partnership of trust," says PM Modi in a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden, in Tokyo

11:29 am: Our people-to-people ties & strong economic cooperation make India-US partnership unique. Our trade & investment relations are also steadily on the rise but they're below our potential: PM Modi

11:27 am: I'm confident that with the conclusion of the US Investment Incentive Agreement we will see concrete progress in investment between our two countries: PM Modi during bilateral talks with US President Joe Biden

11:25 am: I'm pleased that we've reached agreement for US Development Finance Corporation to continue this imp work in India, supporting vaccine production, clean energy initiatives. I'm glad we're renewing the Indo-US Vaccine Action Program: US President in bilateral meeting with PM Modi

11:22 am: We also discussed ongoing effects of Russia's brutal & non-justified invasion of Ukraine & effect it has on the entire global world order. The US-India is going to continue to consulting closely on how to mitigate these negative effects: US Pres in bilateral meeting with PM Modi

11:20 am: Mr Prime Minister, there is so much that our countries can and will do together. I'm committed to make US-India partnership among the closest we have on earth: US President Joe Biden in a bilateral meeting with PM Narendra Modi, in Tokyo, Japan

11:15 am: Newly-elected Australian PM Anthony Albanese said, in the same closed session, that vaccines supplied by India to other countries have made a difference on the ground, and such success is more valuable than just winning a theoretical debate of ideas: Sources

11:10 am: According to the official, these remarks from President Biden appeared to be unscripted, as he made a special intervention to say this before his prepared remarks.

11:05 am: He added that PM Modi's success has shown world that democracies can deliver, & busted myth that autocracies like China & Russia can handle the rapidly changing world better because their leadership can take & implement decisions without going through lengthy democratic processes

11:00 am: According to a senior official, in a closed session of Quad Summit in Tokyo, US Pres Biden praised PM Modi for handling pandemic successfully in a democratic manner. He contrasted India's success with China's failure to handle pandemic,though both countries are of comparable size

10:45 am: Japanese PM Kishida appreciated India's contribution & recalled that Indian-made vaccines delivered under Quad Vaccine initiative were received with gratitude in Thailand & Cambodia recently. He noted that in Cambodia,PM Hun Sen himself attended the handing over ceremony: Sources

10:30 am: PM Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, Australian PM Anthony Albanese and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida held Quad Leaders' Summit in Tokyo today. Later, they opened applications for Quad Fellowship

10:00 am: Japanese PM Fumio Kishida, PM Modi, US Pres Joe Biden & Australian PM Anthony Albanese open application for Quad Fellowship. It'll sponsor 100 US, Australian, Indian & Japanese students to study in US each yr for graduate degrees in science, tech, engineering & math (STEM) fields

9:50 am: I encourage our students to apply for the Quad Fellowship programme and join the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators building a better future for humanity: PM Narendra Modi

9:35 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, Australian PM Anthony Albanese and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida at Quad Fellowship Event in Tokyo.

9:10 am: Japanese PM Fumio Kishida, PM Modi, US Pres Joe Biden & Australian PM Anthony Albanese open application for Quad Fellowship. It'll sponsor 100 US, Australian, Indian & Japanese students to study in US each yr for graduate degrees in science, tech, engineering & math (STEM) fields

8:38 am: While stating that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has "fundamentally shaken ruled-based international order", Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in his opening remarks at the Quad summit on Tuesday called upon the international community to listen to the voices of the Asean, South Asian and Indo-Pacific countries.

8:32 am: At the Tokyo Summit, the Quad leaders will welcome a major maritime initiative: the Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness (IPMDA), which will allow tracking of “dark shipping”: The White House

8:27 am: Quad partners will strengthen their commitments to the free, full, and open sharing of space-based civil Earth observation data, and will jointly develop and promote the concept of Open Science in the region and globally: The White House

8:20 am: Quad Cybersecurity Partnership guided by new joint cyber principles will build resilience across the 4 countries in response to cybersecurity vulnerabilities & cyber threats.Quad will strengthen info-sharing among Quad country Computer Emergency Response Teams: The White House

8:15 am: White House says, "at the Tokyo Summit, the Quad leaders will welcome a major maritime initiative: the Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness (IPMDA), which will allow tracking of “dark shipping”.

7:53 am: We will act in recognition that climate change is the main economic and security challenge for the island nations of the Pacific. My govt will set a new target to reduce emissions by 43% by 2030 putting us on track for net-zero emissions by 2050: Australian PM Albanese

7:50 am: We will bring more resources & energies to securing our region as we enter a new & more complex phase in the Pacific strategic environment. We'll continue to stand with you, our like-minded friends & collectively stand for each other: Australian PM Albanese at Quad Leaders' meet

7:47 am: We should listen carefully to voices of the countries in the ASEAN,South Asia as well as the Pacific Island countries,so as to further advance cooperation, conducive to solving urgent issues facing the vision (for Indo Pacific Region): Japanese PM at Quad Leaders' Summit in Tokyo

7:41 am: Russian invasion of Ukraine squarely challenges the principles which are enshrined in the UN Charter: Japanese PM Fumio Kishida at Quad Leaders' Summit in Tokyo

7:38 am:  The Quad has a lot of work ahead of us. We have a lot of work to keep this region peaceful & stable, tacking this pandemic and next and addressing the climate crisis: US President Joe Biden at Quad Leaders'meet

7:33 am: US will be a strong, steady & enduring partner in Indo-Pacific. We are Indo-Pacific powers. As long as Russia continues the war, we are going to be partners and lead a global response. We stay together for the shared values & vision we have: US Pres Joe Biden at Quad Leaders'meet

7:30 am: Putin is just trying to extinguish a culture. This is more than just a European issue, it's a global issue. Global food crisis may worsen by Russia blocking Ukraine from exporting its grains. As long as Russia continues the war, US will work with its partners: US President Biden

7:28 am: Despite the adverse situation of #COVID19, we've increased our coordination for vaccine delivery, climate action, supply chain resilience, disaster response, economic cooperation & other areas. It has ensured peace, prosperity&stability in Indo-Pacific: PM at Quad Leaders' Summit

7:27am: Quad has made an important place for itself before the world in such a short span of time. Today, Quad's scope has become extensive, its form effective. Our mutual trust, and our determination is giving new energy & enthusiasm to democratic powers: PM Modi at Quad Leaders' Summit

7:26 am: At the Quad level, with our mutual cooperation, a free, open and inclusive Indo Pacific Region is getting encouraged - it is the shared goal of all of us: PM Narendra Modi at Quad Leaders' Summit, in Japan's Tokyo

7:24 am: First of all, I congratulate (Australian) PM Anthony Albanese & extend my best wishes for winning the elections. Your presence amongst us 24 hrs after taking the oath reflects the strength of Quad friendship and your commitment towards it: PM Modi at Quad Leaders' Summit in Tokyo

7:20 am: My govt is committed to working with your countries. The new Australian govt gives priority to taking action on climate change & building a more resilient Indo-Pacific region through economic, cyber,energy,health &environmental security:Australian PM Albanese at Quad Leaders'meet

7:16 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, Australian PM Anthony Albanese and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida hold Quad Leaders' Summit in Tokyo

7:10 am: Haryana | We received a mutilated body last evening near Bhaini Bhairon village;it couldn't be identified... later, we found that an FIR u/s 365 IPC was filed in the matter at Jaffarpur PS,Delhi. Body identified to be of a Sangeeta (Haryanvi singer): SI Vikas, Meham Police

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