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Victory Day: May 9

Victory Day is celebrated in Russia to mark the surrender of Germans in the second world war. Moscow Victory Day Parade On May 9, 2021, Russia marked the 76th anniversary of victory in World War II. A military parade was held at the Red Square of Moscow. This parade is being held every year on ..

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What is Oktoberfest?

Oktoberfest is an annual festival celebrated in the month of October for two weeks in Munich, Germany. Recently, the German Government announced that the celebrations of Oktoberfest have been cancelled due to COVID-19. This is the second consecutive year the celebrations are being cancelled in Germany. What is Oktoberfest It is a 16-to-18-day festival that ..

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Germany to return Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

The Government of Germany recently announced that it is to return the artefacts called the “Benin Bronzes” to Nigeria. The “Benin Bronzes” are currently held in the museum of Germany. What are Benin Bronzes? They are a group of thousand metal sculptures. These sculptures once decorated the royal palace of Kingdom of Benin, the current ..

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IMF: Solidarity Tax on Pandemic Winners

The International Monetary Fund recently announced Solidarity Tax on Pandemic Winners. That is, the companies that prospered during COVID-19 crisis should pay additional tax to show solidarity towards those hit hardest by the pandemic. About the Solidarity Tax suggested by IMF It is a temporary tax. It shall be imposed to reduce social inequalities that ..

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Global Climate Risk Index 2021

The Global Climate Risk Index was recently released by Germanwatch-a NGO based in Bonn, Germany. In the index, India has been ranked at seventh position among the countries that are most effected by climate change in 2019. Key Findings of the report As per the report, monsoon continued for a month longer than normal in ..

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