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India sticks to top position in ICC ODI rankings

Despite the dingy performance against South Africa, the Indian cricket team has retained its top position in the latest ICC ODI rankings. India topped the rankings chart with 120 points, which is followed by Australia with 114 points. Other latest ICC rankings: A.B. Devilliers of South Africa replaced Virat Kohli as the World’s number one ..

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Bali Ministerial of the World Trade Organisation 2013

What is WTO Ministerial Conference? The WTO Ministerial Conference is the topmost decision-making body of the World Trade Organization which regularly convenes every two years. It brings together all members of the WTO, all of which are countries or customs unions. The Ministerial Conference can take decisions on all matters under any of the multilateral ..

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India to host 2017 under-17 FIFA World Cup

The Under-17 FIFA World Cup 2017 tournament will be hosted by India. India bagged the landmark rights by beating other bidders like South Africa, Ireland and Uzbekistan. As a host nation India will get the opportunity to participate in the 24-nation biennial mega event for the first time. This will be the biggest ever football tournament ..

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India among countries exempted from Iranian oil sanctions by the US

As stated by the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, India is once again among a small list of countries that qualifies for an exemption from unilateral sanctions imposed by the US on countries importing oil from Iran. Under Section 1245 of the U.S.’ 2012 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA), the exception granted to India, ..

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WEF ranks India 101st on global gender gap index

The Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) placed India at a low 101st rank on a Global Gender Gap Index which ranked 136 nations on how well resources and opportunities are divided between men and women in four broad areas of economy, politics, education and health. Despite India’s improvement on the Index by four positions since 2012, the performance indicates ..

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