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Indians paid Rs 97 bn as hidden foreign exchange rate markups in 2020

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST

Indians paid over Rs 263 billion on foreign exchange fees in 2020, of which roughly Rs 97 billion were hidden as exchange rate markups on currency conversions, payments, and card purchases and the rem

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Mohammed bin Rashid meets with President of Maldives at country's pavilion in Expo 2020

Asia | October 26, 2021 9:46:39 AM IST

Dubai [UAE], October 26 (ANI/WAM): Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today visited the pavilions of Maldives, Egypt, Palestine, Sw

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Massive losses in Asia due to cyclones, floods, drought in 2020

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

Last year in Asia, tropical cyclones, floods and droughts induced an estimated average annual loss (AAL) of several hundred billion dollars, with a latest report from the World Meteorological Organiza

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Abdullah bin Zayed receives UN Deputy Secretary-General at Expo 2020 Dubai

Asia | October 24, 2021 9:46:49 PM IST

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 24 (ANI/WAM): Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has received Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the Unit

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India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Kickstarts 'Ladakh Week'

| October 23, 2021 1:47:15 PM IST

Dubai [UAE], October 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): The new Ladakh is ready to showcase its development and vast opportunities in the region at the India Pavilion, Expo 2020 Dubai. The Administration of Union Ter

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Heatwaves, extreme droughts in 2020 had worst impact on health: Lancet

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 PM IST

In 2020, adults over 65 were hit by 3.1 billion more days of heatwave exposure than in the 1986-2005 baseline average and the senior citizens from China, India, the US, Japan, and Indonesia were the m

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Expo 2020 a global platform to highlight achievements of space sector: EMM Project Manager

Asia | October 21, 2021 6:46:45 PM IST

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI/WAM): The six-month Expo 2020 Dubai is an important window for the participating countries to present their accomplishments across different sectors, and the space sector

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