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Ireland ends abortion ban

Ireland ends abortion ban

In news The first official results declared on Saturday in Ireland’s historic referendum on its strict abortion laws showed that 66% backed repealing the constitutional ban on ...

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World Intellectual Property Day – April 26, 2018

World Intellectual Property Day – April 26, 2018

In news Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, industrial designs, ...

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Russia says Israel was behind Syria airstrike {International}

Russia says Israel was behind Syria airstrike {International}

Russia and the Syrian government have blamed Israel for an attack on a Syrian military airbase in which at least 14 people were killed. Israel, which has previously hit Syrian ...

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Rohingyas’ floating Island

Rohingyas’ floating Island

In news Bangladesh is turning a cyclone-lashed island in the Bay of Bengal into a home for 100,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in neighbouring Myanmar. The island, ...

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Zuckerberg apologizes for ‘major breach of trust’ in wake of data-mining scandal

Zuckerberg apologizes for ‘major breach of trust’ in wake of data-mining scandal

What was the issue? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for a "major breach of trust," admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal ...

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‘Doklam under complete surveillance, Chinese activity hasn’t crossed Red Lines’

‘Doklam under complete surveillance, Chinese activity hasn’t crossed Red Lines’

Why in news?  Doklam plateau, the site of a 73-day-long face-off between Indian and Chinese armies last year, is being kept fully under surveillance by India. Official sources ...

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Finland is the happiest country in the world, says UN report

Finland is the happiest country in the world, says UN report

Why in news? Finland has overtaken Norway to become the happiest nation on earth, according to a UN report. HighlightsThe 2018 World Happiness Report also charts the ...

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CAO The Hindu NOTES – 27th Feb, 2018 (Daily News Paper Current Affairs Analysis)

CAO The Hindu NOTES – 27th Feb, 2018 (Daily News Paper Current Affairs Analysis)

📰 THE HINDU NEWSPAPER – DAILY  Hindu Current Affairs AnalysisDate:- 27th Feb 2018 Archive Click To Download PDFDO NOT DENY COVER FOR GENETIC DEFECT: HC ...

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CAO The Hindu NOTES – 26th Feb, 2018 (Daily News Paper Current Affairs Analysis)

CAO The Hindu NOTES – 26th Feb, 2018 (Daily News Paper Current Affairs Analysis)

📰 THE HINDU NEWSPAPER – DAILY  Hindu Current Affairs AnalysisDate:- 26th Feb 2018 Archive Click To Download PDFRUSTOM-2 UAV TAKES TO THE SKIES (GS 3 ...

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UDAN scheme: Govt expects Rs300 crore annually from levy on airlines

UDAN scheme: Govt expects Rs300 crore annually from levy on airlines

Why in newsThe government expects to collect around Rs300 crore annually from the levy on airlines flying on major routes towards the regional connectivity scheme, a senior ...

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India may allow only commercial coal mining in the future

India may allow only commercial coal mining in the future

Why in newsThe government may in near future scrap the present system of allocating coal mines for captive use and instead only auction mines for commercial use to private as ...

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U.S. tightens H-1B approval process, IT firms worried

U.S. tightens H-1B approval process, IT firms worried

Why in newsThe U.S on Thursday announced fresh measures to tighten the scrutiny of H-1B visa petitions, mandating fresh documentary requirements for workers at third-party ...

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Cybercrimes cost firms $600 billion last year: McAfee report

Cybercrimes cost firms $600 billion last year: McAfee report

Why in news In the last three years, costs incurred by businesses across the world due to cybercrimes have gone up from $445 billion in 2014 to $600 billion by the end of 2017. ...

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India offers to play a substantive role in rebuilding of war-torn Iraq

India offers to play a substantive role in rebuilding of war-torn Iraq

Why in news? India has called for a comprehensive political settlement and reconciliation in Iraq at the International Conference for Reconstruction of Iraq in Kuwait, where ...

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