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Top 5 Current Affairs Questions on La Perouse

India will be joining a French naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal this month. It is the first French naval exercise that Indian Navy will be a part of. The exercise is named as La Perouse.  Japan, Australia, and the United States of America (USA) will also participate in the exercise. As per the ..

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Australia passed “News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code”

The parliament of Australia has passed the landmark legislation called the “News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code” on February 25, 2021. Highlights This legislation mandates the global digital platforms to pay for publishing the Australian news content on their respective platforms. The legislation mainly targets Facebook and Google. The law easily passed the ..

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Australia’s oldest Aboriginal rock art identified

Recently, a kangaroo painting was identified in Australia with the help of some ancient wasps. The kangaroo painting was created over 17,000 years ago by Aboriginal community artists. The painting was identified as Australia’s oldest intact rock art. Highlights The painting is a two-metre-long artwork. It was discovered on the sloped ceiling of rock shelter ..

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Why Facebook restricted new contents in Australia?

The tech-giant Facebook has recently blocked the Australian users from reading and sharing any local and international news. Facebook has initiated this move in the backdrop of the dispute over new media payment law that Australia has initiated. Highlights The Facebook has retaliated over the new legislation that was brought by Australian government. This legislation ..

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Australia makes changes to its National Anthem

The Australian Government recently announced certain changes to its National Anthem “Advance Australia Fair”. What were the changes made to Australian National Anthem? The second line of the National Anthem has been changed from ‘For we are young and free’ to ‘For we are one and free.’ What was the issue with the National Anthem ..

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