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ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand: April 25

Every year Anzac Day is celebrated on April 25 in Australia and New Zealand. The day is celebrated as a national day of remembrance that commemorates all the New Zealanders and Australians who died in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. About ANZAC Day ANZAC is Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. The day was originally ..

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Australia cancels deals on China’s Belt and Road

The Australian Government recently announced that it has cancelled deals on Belt and Road initiative over national interest. What is the issue? The Victorian State Government had signed two agreements with China. In 2018, an agreement was signed to promote infrastructure development initiative in the state. The second agreement was signed in 2019 that aimed ..

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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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