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George Saunders bags 2017 Man Booker Prize for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

George Saunders bags 2017 Man Booker Prize for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

In news:2017 Man Booker Prize has gone to George Saunders for his fiction, For Lincoln in the Bardo. By winning the Man Booker Prize Saunders has become the second American ...

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Israel joins U.S to quit UNESCO

Israel joins U.S to quit UNESCO

In news The United States and Israel announced on Thursday they were quitting the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO, after Washington accused it of anti-Israeli bias. When did this ...

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International-day-disaster-reduction

In news International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is observed annually on 13th of October with a view to spread awareness about natural disaster and various ways to manage ...

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US sends SECOND nuclear warship and 7,500 marines within strike range of North Korea

US sends SECOND nuclear warship and 7,500 marines within strike range of North Korea

In news US has sends warship, known as “the Big Stick”, has been sent to boost US defence on the Korean peninsula, according to South Korean media.It is expected to arrive in ...

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EU to prohibit investment in North Korean Industries

EU to prohibit investment in North Korean Industries

In news The European Union today extended sanctions aimed at punishing North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, banning the import of textiles from the ...

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India’s Rank In Valuable Nation Brand List

India’s Rank In Valuable Nation Brand List

India Slips to 8th Rank in Valuable Nation Brand List In News According to the Nation Brands 2017 report of Brand Finance, India is ranked 8th on the latest list of most ...

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Trump expected declare that Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest

Trump expected declare that Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest

In news President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon that he will decertify the landmark international deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program, a senior administration ...

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Hurricane Nate makes landfall at mouth of Mississippi River

Hurricane Nate makes landfall at mouth of Mississippi River

In news Hurricane Nate, the fourth hurricane to lash the United States in just over six weeks, gained strength on Saturday and made landfall in southeast Louisiana, near the ...

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India to conduct the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise

India to conduct the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise

In news The First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017) will be conducted by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as the lead agency next week ...

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UN defends its new global estimates on slavery

UN defends its new global estimates on slavery

In news The United Nations on Friday defended its new global estimates on slavery after local media reported that India's intelligence agency advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

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Bangladesh to build world’s largest refugee camps for 800,000 Rohingya

Bangladesh to build world’s largest refugee camps for 800,000 Rohingya

In news Bangladesh on Thursday announced it would build one of the world’s biggest refugee camps to house all the 800,000-plus Rohingya Muslims who have sought asylum from ...

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Dhaka defends Beijing’s Belt and Road project of China

Dhaka defends Beijing’s Belt and Road project of China

In news Countries must not become “isolated in the name of sovereignty,” said Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque, striking a counter to India’s tough position against ...

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Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

In news The Japanese-born British writer Kazuo Ishiguro won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday(5th October, 2017) About Kazuo Ishiguro Ishiguro was born ...

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China builds world’s longest canal network

China builds world’s longest canal network

In news China has diverted 10 billion cubic metres of water from the south to its drought-prone northern regions including Beijing, which are home to 53.1 million people, aided ...

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