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• External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met influential American lawmakers from both the Democratic and Republican parties on Thursday and discussed developments pertaining to Quad and the cooperation on vaccines with them.
• Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij directed officials to increase the number of beds in all of the state's government medical colleges for the treatment of patients with Black Fungus.
• US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan (NSA) and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met on Thursday "to review the strong partnership between the world's largest democracies", the White House said.
• External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday met with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan wherein they held an hour-long meeting discussing wide-ranging issues including the Indo-Pacific and Afghanistan in Washington.
• The Covax global vaccine-sharing programme said Thursday it needs $2.0 billion in additional funding by the beginning of June in order to boost coronavirus inoculation programmes in lower-income countries.
• Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday denounced as "shameful" a decision by the UN Human Rights Council to probe abuses in the Palestinian territories and inside Israel, while Palestinians welcomed the move.
• A man allegedly pushed his wife off the third floor of a building on Thursday and fled from the spot after informing his sister-in-law, police said.