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Endangered seals found dead on Russia’s Caspian coast

More than one hundred and seventy seals were washed up dead over the shores of Caspian Sea in Russia. Experts believe that the seals might have died due to industrial pollution or might have got caught in the nets. Caspian Sea Caspian Sea is the largest inland water body in the world. It is bounded ..

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International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day: April 26

Every year on April 26, the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is being observed. The day was proclaimed by the United Nations and was first observed in 2016. Highlights The International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day was first observed on the 30th anniversary of 1986 nuclear disaster. It is being marked to increase awareness about the ..

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Russia’s central bank increases interest rates

The Central Bank of Russia has increased the interest rate from 4.5% to 5%. Why did the Bank increase the interest rates? This is the second time the apex bank is increasing the interest rates due to elevated inflation pressure. According to the bank, the inflation in the country will be in the range of ..

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Russia successfully launches 38 satellites for 18 countries

Russia has successfully put 38 satellites for 18 countries into orbit from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Highlights The Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos, published a video showing its Soyuz rocket was launched against the grey and cloudy skies. The rocket successfully placed satellites (into orbit) from countries including Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Italy, Germany ..

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PM Modi to attend G7 Summit [All about G7]

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently invited PM Modi to attend G7 summit. UK has invited Australia and South Korea as well. Earlier, UK had proposed the idea of D10. D10 includes members of G7 and India, Australia and South Korea. About G7 G7 was originally formed in 1975. The members are USA, Canada, ..

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