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Beirut sets a new Guinness World Record for number of national flags raised in a city for 24 hours

Beirut, the national capital of Lebanon, has set a new Guinness World Record for the number of national flags raised in a city for 24 hours. On 28th April 2019, a total of 26,852 Lebanese flags were raised & beat a record held by New York’s Waterloo since 2000. The event was organized by the ..

Indian-American Vikram Singh appointed to a key Pentagon position

Indian-American Vikram Singh has been appointed to a key Pentagon position to look after entire South and Southeast Asia. Vikram J Singh has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defence for south and Southeast Asia. Singh was a close associate of late Richard Holbrooke, the Special ..