Places in News: Solomon Islands

Context After refusing access to US and UK ships to its ports earlier this month, the Solomon Islands has now ...
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Places in News: Marmolada glacier

Context A serac collapsed on the mountain of Marmolada, in the Dolomites at the regional border between Trentino and Veneto, ...
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Places in News: Hong Kong

Context Hong Kong is preparing to introduce new middle school textbooks that will deny the Chinese territory was ever a ...
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The Western Sahara dispute

The Western Sahara dispute Context Recently, the Algerian President announced that Algeria would “immediately” suspend its 20-year-old treaty of “friendship, ...
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Greece and Turkey claims over the Aegean Sea

Context Greece and Turkey have had long-standing rival claims over the Aegean Sea territory, even finding themselves on the brink ...
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Places in News: Sievierodonetsk

Context More than a 100 days after Russia began its invasion of Ukraine, it is the strategic eastern city of Sievierodonetsk ...
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Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

Context Nine days into its destructive military operation, Russia captured Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power plant. What is the significance of ...
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Char Chinari island

Context Jinxed by vanishing mighty chinars, iconic island Char Chinari in the middle of the Dal lake in Srinagar, which became famous ...
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The importance of the Nord Stream pipeline

Context The Nord Stream pipeline is back in the news following the renewed tensions between the West and Russia over ...
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Nusantara the new capital of Indonesia

Context Indonesia passed a bill replacing its capital Jakarta with East Kalimantan, situated to the east of Borneo island. The ...
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What is the Pacific Ring of Fire?

What is the Pacific Ring of Fire? Context The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted over the weekend, sending ash and ...
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Places in News: Demchok

Context Recently, the Defence Minister inaugurated 27 projects built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), which included 24 bridges and ...
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Settlement Plan in Golan Heights

Israel set to double settlements in Golan Heights Context Recently, Israel's government approved a plan to double the Jewish settler ...
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Chibzhang Co and Dorsoidong Co Lakes

Context The two Chibzhang Co and Dorsoidong Co lakes grew larger between October 1987 and October 2021. About Chibzhang Co ...
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Mount Harriet in Andaman to be named Mount Manipur

Context As a tribute to the freedom fighters of Manipur, the Union government has decided to rename Mount Harriet, an ...
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