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India women’s Rugby team record 1st-ever International win

Indian Women’s Rugby team claimed their 1st ever international women’s 15s victory after beating Singapore in the Asian Women Rugby Championship Division 1 in Manila, Philippines. Key Highlights Sumitra Nayak kicked a penalty in the dying minutes to claim a narrow victory for India against Singapore with a 21-19 win for girls in blue. This ..

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Global Peace Index 2019

Global Peace Index 2019 by the Australian think tank Institute for Economics & Peace ranks countries on their level of peacefulness based on three thematic domains: Level of societal safety and security. Extent of ongoing domestic and international conflict. Degree of militarisation. Findings of the Index Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world ..

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Indian Navy joins Exercise in South China Sea

Two Indian Navy ships INS Kolkata and INS Shakti carried out a six day long ‘Group Sail’ (starting from 3 May and ending on 9 May) with naval ships of USA, Japan and Philippines in South China Sea (SCS). About ‘Group Sail’ Objective: It was aimed at deepening existing partnership and fostering mutual understanding among ..

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Homo Luzonensis

Researchers in the Philippines have discovered a species of ancient human Homo Luzonensis which was previously unknown to science. Homo Luzonensis Homo Luzonensis lived on the island of Luzon at least 50,000 to 67,000 years ago. The hominin was identified from a total of seven teeth and six small bones and teeth from two adults and ..

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World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief

As per the report of the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief, India has retained its position as the world’s top recipient of remittances (money sent back home by its nationals working abroad) in 2018. World Bank Report on Remittances Indian diaspora has sent $79 billion (approximately Rs 5.5 lakh crore) home. The Remittances grew ..

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