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Indira Nooyi Being Considered To Head World Bank : Report

The former CEO of global beverage giant PepsiCo Indira Nooyi who was born in India is being considered by the White House for the new World Bank President. Indira Nooyi, who is 63  stepped down as PepsiCo’s chief last August after leading the company for 12 years. She “has been courted as an administration ally by Ivanka Trump, the president’s eldest daughter who is playing a role in the selection of a nominee. According to the report, It is unclear whether Indira Nooyi would accept the job, However, Ivanka Trump has…

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Gunmen Storm Kenyan Hotel Compound in Nairobi , 14 killed

On Tuesday an unknown number of gunmen blasted upscale hotel and office complex in the heart of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, which is a major hub for expatriates and the compound targeted contained offices of various international companies. More than 12 hours after the attack began at Nairobi’s upscale 14 Riverside Drive complex, bursts of gunfire and blasts were heard in the area, undermining government assurances everything was under control. On Wednesday, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta said that the security operation at a Nairobi hotel complex attacked by militants was over and…

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Samsung Galaxy S10 launch date announced

Samsung has finally announced the launch date of its latest upcoming phone Samsung Galaxy S10. Samsung Galaxy S10 will be unveiled on February 20th at a special Unpacked event in San Francisco. The Galaxy S10 will mark ten years of the Galaxy S series from Samsung, which is the company’s flagship offering. Samsung Galaxy S10 will be available in three variants that are Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10 Lite. The phone will have the 5G network support. The Samsung Galaxy S10 series will get newer kind of display, what Samsung…

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Gita Gopinath becomes the first female chief economist of IMF

Gita Gopinath who was born in Mysore has become the first female chief economist of International Monetary Fund. She joined IMF last week and she believes that the world is experiencing the retreat from globalisation, posing challenges to multilateral institutions. Gita Gopinath has recently been named as the John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Economics at Harward University. Her research mainly focuses on International Finance and Macroeconomics. She is a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank Of Boston. Gita Gopinath is also Managing Editor of the Review of economic studies and co-editor of the International Economics.…

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PM Modi and Donald Trump discuss Afghanistan’s Trade Deficit

On Monday, PM Modi and Donald Trump discussed prospects for increasing cooperation in Afghanistan, the India-US strategic partnership, trade deficit, cooperation in defence, and security issues with India over the telephone call. The office of White House said in a statement that   “Both the leaders have agreed to strengthen the US-India strategic partnership in 2019 and to exchange perspectives on how to reduce the US trade deficit with India, expand security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific, and increase cooperation in Afghanistan.” Earlier in 2018, Both PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald…

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Golden Globes 2019 announces List Of Winners

Finally, the wait is over and the results have been finally declared for the much awaited Golden Globes 2019 awards which officially set off Hollywood’s awards season for this year in motion. The award is the 76th edition of the Golden Globes. The 76th edition of the Golden Globes began with the list of Hollywood actor/actress setting the red carpet on fire and then turned into an eventful night with the awards being announced inside the Beverly Hilton ballroom.  The Anchoring for this year’s Golden Globes was done by actress…

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Supreme Court Put Stay Order on Maggi

The Supreme Court on Thursday raised a stay on the proceedings of a case filed by the Center in the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission against the maker of Maggi, Nestle India, seeking damages of Rs 640 crores on charges of unfair trade practices, false labelling and misleading advertisements. Now the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC)  can continue proceedings against Nestle India, based on the results of tests of Maggi noodle samples conducted by the Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) in Mysuru. In December 2015, the top court had…

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China’s change-4 touches down on the far side of moon

The Chinese media announced on Thursday that the nation’s Change-4 Lunar Lander has successfully reached the far side of the moon, becoming the first in history to touch the lunar surface unseen by those on Earth. The Change-4 lunar was first launched in December. The space craft took three days to travel to the moon, where it spent the last few weeks in orbit preparing for touch down on the Von Karman crater. China’s National Space Administrator, Xinhua said, the space probe made up of a lander and a rover, landed…

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Huawei beats Apple in 2018 smartphone shipment

With the success of the P20, Mate 20 and Nova series, the Chinese phone maker Huawei announced on Wednesday that its smartphone shipments for 2018 exceeded 200 million units. The Chinese phone maker company   Huawei has greatly increased sales in China, Europe and Africa this year, and has already achieved a more than 30% jump in global unit sales from the 153 million sold in 2017. Huawei has surpassed Apple to become one largest smartphone seller in the world with the global market of 14.6 per cent.  In the past…

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Google Duo crosses 1 billion mark on Google Play

Google Duo the video calling and messaging app of Google which was launched on August 2016 and with instant messaging app Allo has crossed one billion marks on the google play store. Google’s video chat app Duo has now been downloaded more than 1 billion times on Google Play by the people. In the year 2018, the video calling app has launched Duo support for iPad, Android Tablet, Chromebook, and Smart Displays.                                    …

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