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Spanish Monarchy

Spain’s King Felipe VI has renounced inheritance from his father, the former King Juan Carlos I, amid allegations of financial impropriety by the latter. Spanish Monarchy The Monarchy of Spain is the highest office in Spain and is a constitutional institution. Spain is a constitutional monarchy. The Spanish king is the head of the state ..

Realme launches India’s first 5G-enabled smartphone

The Chinese smart-phone manufacturer Realme recently introduced India’s first 5G-enabled smartphone, which is named as ‘Realme X50 Pro’. The flagship smartphone was also simultaneously launched in Spain. The phone can switch to 5G when is outside India via ‘Smart 5G’, as 5G is not completely available in India, yet. It can be still used in ..

‘Barrier-Free Tourism Project’ of Kerala honoured by UNWTO

The Barrier-Free Tourism Project implemented by Kerala Tourism Department in Thrissur district has received the special mention honour as “Emerging Global Destination” in the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Accessible Destination Awards 2019.  The tourism director of Kerala, P Bala Kiran received the conferment during the awards ceremony conducted in the capital city of ..

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer Released

UNWTO released its comprehensive report on global tourism titled ‘UNWTO World Tourism Barometer report’ on Monday 20th January 2020. According to the report which is seen as a barometer of global economic health, 1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in the year 2019 around the globe, which makes it the slowest rate since 2016 ..

Ratchanok Intanon wins Indonesia Masters title

The first badminton title of the year was won by Ratchanok Intanon, the Badminton player of Thailand, defeated the former world number one, Spain’s Carolina Marin in the women’s singles final match of the Indonesia Masters tournament held in the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta on Sunday, 20th January 2020. This is her second win ..

8th Edition of “Ambassador’s Choice: Screening of Films” begins in Riyadh

The eighth edition of the annual film festival of Embassy’s at the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh was inaugurated in the presence of India’s Sherpa to G20, Suresh Prabhu. The twelve-day festival began on 5th December and will continue till the 18th of December 2019. The annual film festival is titled “Ambassador’s Choice: Screening ..

India in Global Climate Risk Index 2020

The Bonn, Germany based non-governmental, a non-profit organization, Germanwatch has released its Global climate risk index that analysis to what extent regions and countries have been affected by the impacts of natural weather-related loss events such as storms, heatwaves, floods, etc. Germanwatch was founded in 1991. The 2020 edition of the Index was launched at ..

Climate and Environmental Emergency declared by European Union Parliament

Urging all countries under the European Union to commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions on Thursday, November 28, 2019, The European Parliament declared a global ” Climate and Environmental Emergency”. The resolution was passed with a comfortable majority of 429 votes in favour to 225 votes against the declaration. The Parliament also called on all ..