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Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum to Shinzo Abe

The Government of Japan decided to honour former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum, posthumously. Highlights Shinzo Abe was the longest-serving PM of Japan. He is the fourth former prime minister to get the Japan’s highest order, under post-war Constitution. Shinzo Abe’s assassination Shinzo Abe was assassinated on July 8, 2022, while he was ..

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Shinzo Abe: Former Japan PM Assassinated

Former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe was snuffed on July 8, 2022, while he was campaigning for the upcoming elections in Japan. Key Points He was assassination in Nara city, in western Japan. An ex-military man shot him twice with a homemade gun. The 67-year-old leader got wounds on right side of the neck and ..

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Quad Ministerial meeting- Highlights

Foreign Ministers of Australia, India and Japan recently noted that, QUAD is cooperating on sharing intelligence information on threats in the Indo-Pacific region. Key Facts Ministers called for justice for the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai (2008) as well as Pathankot airbase attack in 2016, for the first time since this group was formed. They ..

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Yoshihide Suga to step down as Japan PM

Prime minister of Japan, Yoshihide Suga, will not run for re-election as the party leader in September. Key Points Yoshihide Suga had been appointed as Prime Minister in 2020 after the resignation of Shinzo Abe. Suga announced to end his tenure as his approval ratings dropped to an all-time low. State of emergency in Japan ..

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Padma Awards 2021

On the evening of 72nd Republic Day, India has honored 119 people from diverse field with the Padma Awards. Highlights These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions at Rashtrapati Bhawan. In the year 2021, the President has approved conferment of 119 Padma Awards. In the list, there are 7 Padma ..

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Legion of Merit

The President of United States conferred the Legion of Merit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister has been awarded for his steadfast leadership and vision for India’s emergence as a global power. The award was received by the Ambassador of India to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu on behalf of the Prime Minister. ..

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