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India and Bahrain signed three pacts to boost bilateral ties, during the State Visit of King of Kingdom of Bahrain to India

India and oil-rich Gulf nation Bahrain signed three pacts to boost bilateral ties. The pacts were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in New Delhi. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  between India and Bahrain: In the fields of youth and sports: To strengthen bilateral ..

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WEF ranks India 101st on global gender gap index

The Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) placed India at a low 101st rank on a Global Gender Gap Index which ranked 136 nations on how well resources and opportunities are divided between men and women in four broad areas of economy, politics, education and health. Despite India’s improvement on the Index by four positions since 2012, the performance indicates ..

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Saudi Arabia switches weekend to Friday-Saturday

As per a royal decree, Saudi Arabia will switch its weekend to Friday-Saturday to better serve its economy and “international commitments”. This move will make Saudi Arabia the last of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)– which includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and United Arab Emirates – to abandon the Thursday-Friday weekend to be closer to the world’s Saturday-Sunday weekend. Saudi ..

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Qatar possess highest density of millionaires

As per the Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) 13th annual global wealth management report, Qatar has the highest density of millionaires in the world, with 14.3% of the oil-rich Gulf nation’s population holding private wealth of at least $1 million. As per the report:  143 out of every 1,000 households in Qatar possess private wealth of at least USD 1 ..

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