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16 Year old Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Greta Thunberg, the sixteen year old from Sweden who started a global movement for school children striking to demand climate change action, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. She is a climatic activist and was nominated by lawmakers in nearby Norway. Thunberg has recently delivered many fiery speeches to world leaders over inaction ..

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Luka Modric wins 2018 Balkan Athlete of year

Luka Modric, who led Croatia to their first-ever FIFA World Cup final, has been named the 2018 Balkan Athlete of the year. Modric won the Champions League for the third time in a row with his club “Real Madrid” in May 2018 before leading Croatia to the 2018 World Cup final, where they lost 4-2 ..

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India ranked 53rd at 5th edition of IMD World Talent Ranking 2018

India has slipped two positions to rank 53rd among 63 nations at the 5th edition of the IMD World Talent Ranking 2018, which is recently released by IMD Business School, Switzerland. The rankings are based on three factors: Investment and Development, Appeal, and Readiness. These factors include indicators that capture the resources invested in developing ..

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India signs pact with Bulgaria for establishment of Hindi chair at Sofia University

India has recently signed five pacts with Bulgaria in the fields of Civil Nuclear cooperation, Investment, Tourism, Science & Technology (S&T) and establishment of Hindi chair at Sofia University, after delegation level talks between President Ram Nath Kovind and his counterpart Rumen Radev. Both the countries have agreed to substantially upgrade their economic partnership in ..

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Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Iran, Kazakhstan, China and Russia host 2018 International Army Games

The International Army Games 2018 are being held at 24 training grounds in seven countries namely Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Iran, Kazakhstan, China and Russia from July 28 to August 11. It is for the first time that Armenia and Iran are co-hosting events of the Army Games. Indian teams are taking part in two major ..

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