LIVE: PM Modi congratulates new Pak PM, says 'India desires peace'
Congratulations to H. E. Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on his election as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, tweets PM Modi
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Last Updated at April 11, 2022 22:55 IST
Pakistan's prime minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif, speaks after winning a parliamentary vote to elect a new prime minister, at the national assembly, in Islamabad (Photo: Reuters)
Live news updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday will interact with US President Joe Biden virtually to further deepen bilateral relations between India and the US and discuss a range of issues including the Covid-19 pandemic, climate crisis, global economy, and Indo-Pacific. According to the statement by the White House, Biden last spoke to PM Modi with other Quad Leaders in March.
On the economic front, the World Bank expects the Ukrainian economy to shrink by 45.1 per cent in 2022 as a result of the Russian military operation, while Russia will see its economy contract by 11.2 per cent in the same period.
Meanwhile, two groups of students clashed at the Jawaharlal Nehru University's Kaveri Hostel on Sunday allegedly over serving non-vegetarian food in the mess on Ram Navami, with police saying six students were injured in the incident. The groups claimed that over 60 students were injured from both sides.
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