INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS

  UKRAINIAN SINGER JAMALA WINS EUROVISION COMPETITION Jamala of Ukraine on Sunday won the immensely popular Eurovision Song Contest with a somber, controversial tune that evokes Moscow's deportation of members of her Crimean ethnic group during World ...
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1.North Korea says it has successfully put a satellite into orbit with a rocket launch that is being widely condemned as a disguised long-range missile test. 2.The isolated Communist state is banned by UN resolutions from ...
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1.Worried over the possible proxy use of narcotics and human trafficking networks by terror operators, India and Thailand have started talks on exchanging prisoners that are of mutual interest, diplomatic sources told The Hindu. 2.A round of ...
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1.On the eve of World Cancer Day, the World Health Organisation warned that tobacco and alcohol abuse, unhealthy diets and physical inactivity significantly increase the risk of cancer. 2.The WHO added that in South-East Asia, occupational ...
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1.Alphabet, Google’s parent company, pipped Apple to become the world’s most valuable company on Tuesday, ending the iPhone company’s four-year reign. 2.Alphabet’s shares rose by 4.7% by noon on Tuesday following the release of better than ...
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1.The U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday announced that, starting February 16, its Advance Pricing and Mutual Agreement office will begin accepting requests for bilateral advance pricing agreements between the U.S. and India. This marks ...
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1.A Japanese firm said Monday it would open the world's first fully automated farm with robots handling almost every step of the process, from watering seedlings to harvesting crops. 2.Kyoto-based Spread said the indoor grow house ...
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