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India finishes third in international astronomy Olympiad with 5 medals

India finished third in the 15th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) held in Kutaisi, Georgia, on Monday winning five medals in total—three gold and two silver. “In the medals tally, India was placed jointly in the third position along with Singapore, behind Iran’s official team (5 gold) and guest team (4 gold, 1 silver)… Raghav Goyal won a special prize for the best solution to the most challenging theoretical question,” said the Department of Atomic Energy. The five winners were namely, Raghav Goyal from Chandigarh (gold), Md Sahil Akhtar from Kolkata (gold), Mehul Borad from Hyderabad (gold), Malay

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Iranian currency rates for August 23

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 23. The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced an official rate of foreign currencies on August 23, Trend reports referring to CBI. According to the currency exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iran, 9 currencies have grown and 26 have decreased in price, compared to August 22. According to CBI, $1 equals 42,000 Iranian rials and 1 euro equals 41,741 rials. Currency Iranian rial on August 23 Iranian rial on August 22 1 US dollar USD 42,000 42,000 1 British pound GBP 49,375 49,684 1 Swiss franc CHF 43,530 43,801 1 Swedish krona SEK 3,919 3,967 1 Norwegian krone

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Azerbaijani currency rates for August 23

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 23. The official exchange rate of the US dollar and euro against Azerbaijani manat as of August 23, 2022 is set at 1.7 and 1.6891 manat, respectively, Trend reports via Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA). According to CBA the manat rate to other currencies on August 23 is as follows: Currencies Official exchange rate 1 US dollar USD 1.7 1 Euro EUR 1.6891 1 Australian dollar AUD 1.1711 1 Argentine peso ARS 0.0124 1 Belarus ruble BYN 0.6735 1 Brazil real BRL 0.3296 1 UAE dirham AED 0.4628 1 South African rand ZAR 0.1 100 South Korean won KRW 0.1266

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Wheels of Justice Turn Slowly for Displaced Rohingya People

Myanmar’s displaced Rohingya Muslims are marking a solemn anniversary this week. On August 25, 2017, the Myanmar military began a brutal “clearance operation” in response to government reports that a Rohingya insurgent group called the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army or ARSA, had attacked more than 30 police outposts in Rakhine State. The disproportionate response from Myanmar security forces, which commenced at daybreak, drove an estimated 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh over the following weeks, and led to charges of genocide against the Myanmar army leaders. The death toll rose quickly. An estimated 6,700 Rohingya were killed in

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For China’s Top Leaders — Other Than Xi — Age Is More Than Just a Number

The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party this fall will determine China’s political direction for the next five years. A key agenda item hinges on the answer to one question posed to members of the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC), the most important policy-making group in China: What is your age? Implicit is that Xi Jinping, the 69-year-old general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and president of China, need not answer. But for other members of the PSC, age is more than just a number. Sixty-eight is the accepted retirement age for the committee members, who are

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Iranian currency rates for August 22

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 22. The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced an official rate of foreign currencies on August 22, Trend reports referring to CBI. According to the currency exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iran, 19 currencies have grown and 8 have decreased in price, compared to August 21. According to CBI, $1 equals 42,000 Iranian rials and 1 euro equals 42,191 rials. Currency Iranian rial on August 22 Iranian rial on August 21 1 US dollar USD 42,000 42,000 1 British pound GBP 49,684 49,675 1 Swiss franc CHF 43,801 43,792 1 Swedish krona SEK 3,967 3,967 1 Norwegian krone

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Azerbaijani currency rates for August 22

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 22. The official exchange rate of the US dollar and euro against Azerbaijani manat as of August 22, 2022 is set at 1.7 and 1.7065 manat, respectively, Trend reports via Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA). According to CBA the manat rate to other currencies on August 22 is as follows: Currencies Official exchange rate 1 US dollar USD 1.7 1 Euro EUR 1.7065 1 Australian dollar AUD 1.1727 1 Argentine peso ARS 0.0125 1 Belarus ruble BYN 0.6736 1 Brazil real BRL 0.3288 1 UAE dirham AED 0.4628 1 South African rand ZAR 0.1 100 South Korean won KRW 0.1269

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