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Finally Suu Kyi receives 1990 Sakharov prize

Myanmar’s pro-democracy activist and parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi finally collected the EU democracy prize that had been awarded 23 years ago while she was under house arrest. The Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought, named after Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov, has been awarded annually by the European Parliament since 1988. About Aung San Suu ..

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6 Tata Group companies, Bharti Airtel and Mahindra & Mahindra amongst most transparent companies – Transparency International

As per the anti-corruption watchdog “Transparency International”, 6 Tata Group companies, Bharti Airtel and Mahindra & Mahindra were in its list of top 10 list of corporate entities among emerging market economies in terms of transparency in corporate reporting. Tata Communications Tata Global Beverages and Tata Steel Bharti Airtel The companies across the emerging economies ..

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India re-elected to ICAO Council

India has been re-elected to the new Council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) as one of the states making the largest contribution in facilitating global air navigation. The elections were held at the 38th session of the Assembly of ICAO in Montreal. What is ICAO? International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Estblished: 1944, as a specialized ..

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ICC World Cup 2015 to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand

Defending champion India will take on Pakistan in its opening match of the ICC cricket World Cup, 2015 on February 15, 2015 which is to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29, 2015. India has never lost to Pakistan in any of its five World Cup clashes so far. India ..

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IOR countries to pursue open regionalism to stimulate growth

Trade and industry ministers of Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IORARC) member nations agreed to promote trade within the grouping to encourage economic cooperation and development in the strategic Indian Ocean region. India (Gurgaon) and Mauritius co-hosted the first economic and business conference under the theme of “Deepening Economic Linkages for Balanced, Inclusive ..

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