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Smriti Mandhana: ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year 2021

Smriti Manadhana of India has won the ICC Women Cricketer of the year 2021. She is the second woman player to win the award in the world. Ellyse Perry of Australia was the first woman player to win the award. About the award The ICC Women Cricketer of the year is presented as a part ..

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National Voters Day

Every year, the National Voters Day is celebrated on January 25. The day is celebrated to increase the enrolment of new voters in the country. Theme of National Voters Day 2022 Making elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative Awards Every year, the National Awards for the Best Electoral Practices are conferred at state and district level ..

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Data Privacy Day 2022

Data Privacy Day is celebrated on January 28, every year, with the objective of spreading awareness on Privacy. Observance of the day is “an international effort of creating awareness on importance of respecting privacy, enabling trust and safeguarding data”. Key Facts Privacy is a means of ensuring online safety for all individuals. It has become ..

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Indigenous Maya Achi women

On January 24, 2022, Guatemala Court ruled that, five former paramilitary patrolmen were guilty of sexually abusing and raping the Indigenous women during the war. This ruling has been welcomed by survivors of Guatemala’s decades-long armed conflict. Key Facts Judges Gelvi Sical and Yassmin Barrios ruled that 36 Indigenous Maya Achi women were subjected to rape, ..

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CHIRU 2Q22 Naval Drills

CHIRU is a naval drill recently conducted by China, Russia and Iran in Gulf of Oman. China sent Urumqi, missile destroyer to take part in the exercise. The countries are now looking for opportunities to deepen their military cooperation. Russia sent its Pacific Fleet task force to participate in the exercise. This included the anti ..

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