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India became world's No.3 crude importer

With 3.86 million barrels per day of crude oil imports, India has overtaken Japan as the world’s third-biggest crude oil importer in 2013. World’s Top Five Oil-Importing Countries: China:China imports 6.30 million barrels per day U.S.A:USA imports 6.24 million barrels per day India:India imports 3.86 million barrels per day Japan:Japan imports 3.64 million barrels per ..

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Thailand crisis: Thai Govt. declared state of emergency in Bangkok

The Thai government imposed a 60-day state of emergency in the capital, Bangkok, and the surrounding provinces to cope with unrest. The decree gives the government wide-ranging powers to deal with disorder. It would suppress the anti-government protest that has blocked the parts of the capital and to take care of the situation and to ..

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FIFA world ranking: Spain still FIFA's No:1 ranked team

The World and European champion Spain remains No. 1 for the 29th consecutive month in the FIFA men’s soccer rankings. Spain holds a big lead over Germany. Argentina was third, followed by Colombia, Portugal, Uruguay, Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Brazil.   World Cup host Brazil is 10th, with the United States in 14th. The FIFA ..

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Bill Gates: The most admired person in the world

As per a new poll conducted by The Times, the co-founder of Microsoft and a billionaire philanthropist Mr. Bill Gates is the most admired person on the planet. He is better known for donating large sums of money to charitable organizations and scientific research and is highly regarded globally. Other Admired Personalities Second most admired ..

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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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