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India ranked 143 on Global Peace Index 2014

Global Peace Index (GPI) for year 2014 has been released by Institute for Economics and Peace in London. The GPI measured peace in 162 nations on the basis of 22 parameters. India slipped two ranks than previous year and has been positioned 143rd in the global rankings. Some key observations from GPI 2014: Syria replaced Afghanistan ..

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Lativa becomes the 18th state to join the Eurozone

The Baltic nation, Latvia joined the Euro Zone, with the expectation that the euro will lower its borrowing costs and encourage investors by eliminating currency risk. It became the 18th member of the European Union, which uses the Euro as its currency and the fourth smallest economy in the euro zone after Malta, Estonia and ..

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Miss Venezuela, Alyz Henrich crowned Miss Earth 2013

Miss Venezuela, Alyz Henrich was crowned Miss Earth 2013 title at a pageant organized at Versailles Palace, Philippines. It is the second beauty pageant title for Venezuela this year. In November 2013, Gabriela Isler, of the same nation was crowned Miss Universe 2013.  India’s contestant Shobita Dhulipala couldn’t make it to the top 16 of ..

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Cyber Coalition 2013: NATO’s largest-ever cyber-security exercise held in Estonia

NATO held Cyber Coalition 2013: Largest-ever cyber-exercises to practise averting large-scale, simultaneous cyber attacks on member states and their allies. The drill was hosted by National Defence College training center in Tartu, Estonia. Objective: Cyber Coalition an exercise with technical components to give its participants a good learning about NATO’s Cyber Defence capabilities, identify areas for ..

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Melbourne tops the list of livable cities in world

According to a survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the Australian city of Melbourne is the most liveable city in the world while conflict battered Syria‘s capital Damascus is the least liveable city. The survey also lists Karachi and Dhaka among the least liveable cities. Top 10 livable Cities of the World: Melbourne (Australia), Vienna (Austria), Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary (all three ..

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