January 18, 2018

Brigitte Macron, Wife of Emmanuel Macron

Brigitte Macron, Wife of Emmanuel Macron

Brigitte Macron, née Trogneux, is the youngest of the six children of Simone and Jean Trogneux from Amiens, 140 kilometers (87 miles) north of Paris. The Trogneux family was a wealthy middle-class family that owned a chocolate factory with several branches, founded in 1872. It is famous for its specialt...
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Who is North Korea’s Leader?

Who is North Korea’s Leader?

North Korea, officially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, has been ruled by the Kim family since its establishment in 1948. Kim Il-sung ruled the country till his death in 1994. His son Kim Jong-il led the country till 2011, followed by Kim Jong-il’s son Kim Jong-un thereafter. Howe...
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India’s States: Largest and Smallest

India’s States: Largest and Smallest

India has 29 states and seven union territories. Out of the 29 states, Telangana was the most recently created. It was formed out of the Andhra Pradesh state on June 2, 2014. The largest state in geographical area is Rajasthan. It has an area of 342,269 square kilo metres. Madhya Pradesh has an area of...
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Top 10 Competitive Cities in the World

Top 10 Competitive Cities in the World

Three Chinese cities have been ranked among the top 10 most competitive cities in the world, making China the country with most cities in the top 10, according to a new list released recently. London came in at first place on the Global City Competitiveness List, followed by New York and Tokyo. The list...
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European Banker of the Year 2016

European Banker of the Year 2016

Elvira Nabiullina, the head of Russia’s central bank, has been named the best Central Bank Governor in Europe in 2016 by the international financial magazine, The Banker. The influential publication praised her for having “helped steer the country through the difficulties,” with Russia “set to return to...
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List of Militant Groups in Kashmir

List of Militant Groups in Kashmir

There are a number of radical Islamic militant organizations in Kashmir. A list of currently active groups are given below. Groups such as the LeT are active elesewhere too. Furthermore, groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are thought to be infiltrating into Kashmir. Militant groups curre...
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Some Memorable Fidel Castro Quotes

Some Memorable Fidel Castro Quotes

“Condemn me. It does not matter. History will absolve me.” — Oct. 16, 1953, at his trial for rebel attack that launched Cuban Revolution. “I began the revolution with 82 men. If I had to do it again, I would do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small ...
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