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India ranks number one among 110 nations for inclusivity measures towards religious minorities: CPA report

India has been ranked as number one among 110 nations for its inclusivity measures towards religious minorities, as per the Centre for Policy Analysis' (CPA) inaugural assessment on global minorities, The Australia Today reported. The Centre for Policy Analysis (CPA) is a research institute, having its headquarters in India's Patna.

Sports

Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik nominated for BBC Indian Sportswoman Of The Year Award

Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik, who recently staged a protest against WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and accused him of sexual exploitation and intimidation, were among five athletes nominated on Monday for the BBC Indian Sportswoman Of The Year award. Others who made the cut were Tokyo Olympics silver medallist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, ace shuttler PV Sindhu and boxer Nikhat Zareen.

Politics

Kim Jong Un ‘missing’ for a month; North Korea leader’s ‘disappearance’ ahead of mass parades raises speculations about his health again

Speculations about North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Un's health have again come to the fore, after his alleged disappearance before the mass parade slated to be held this week, Fox News reported on Monday. Incidentally, North Korea's capital Pyongyang is expected to hold mass parades this week but the leader has not been seen in public for a month.

Technology

5G smartphones worth $20 Billion shipped in India in 2022 at 74% growth

The 5G smartphone shipment share in India increased to 31 per cent in 2022, with 5G shipments growing 74 per cent (year-on-year), a report showed on Tuesday. 5G smartphones worth $20 billion (in value) were shipped in the country in 2022. Samsung led the 5G segment with 23 per cent market share, followed by OnePlus with 15 per cent market share.

Entertainment

R Madhavan gets slammed after old video of him cracking joke on 'Abdul and his two wives' goes viral

Actor R Madhavan recently faced the heat on social media after an old video of him cracking a joke at an event about a man having two wives went viral on the internet. The video was shared by Harsh Goenka on his Twitter handle. In the video, Madhavan can be seen narrating a story about how a man named Abdul went to a doctor and complained about pain in the stomach of both his wives.

Business

Daraz layoffs: Alibaba-owned eCommerce firm fires 11% of workforce

Daraz Group, a venture funded by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., is cutting 11% of the workforce amid a slump in online shopping. The Pakistan-based company is one of the leading eCommerce firms in the South Asian region. Ehsan Saya, managing director of Daraz Pakistan, told Reuters that Pakistan is its biggest market and said that Pakistan has the most number of employees employed across Daraz markets.

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India ranks number one among 110 nations for inclusivity measures towards religious minorities: CPA report

India has been ranked as number one among 110 nations for its inclusivity measures towards religious minorities, as per the Centre for Policy Analysis' (CPA) inaugural assessment on global minorities, The Australia Today reported. The Centre for Policy Analysis (CPA) is a research institute, having its headquarters in India's Patna.