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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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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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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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ISRO SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES ITS COMMUNICATION MILITARY SATELLITE

On Wednesday, The Indian Space Research Organization has successfully launched its new communication satellite from Satish Dhawan Space centre, in Sri Harikota which is named as GSAT-7A, which will substantially enhance the communication systems of the Indian Air Force and the satellite is named as “Indian Angry Bird”. The GSAT-7A will connect all IAF assets like planes, airborne early warning control platforms and drones with each other and ground stations, and work towards a network-centric warfare capability. This satellite will also reduce the possibility of leakage of information. The chairman…

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It’s time for Pakistan to get on board with peace process in South Asia: United States

U.S Defence Secretary James Mattis said in a conference that Pakistan must take on a substantive role in peace talks with the Taliban if the war in neighboring Afghanistan is to be ended. While addressing the conference he said that it is the right time for everyone to support the efforts of the UN, efforts of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all those who are trying to maintain peace in South Asia. He said that “The United States and Indian Prime Minister have overcome hesitation of history carrying forward…

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50 killed, more than 70 injured by terrorist attack in Kabul

About 50 people were killed with 70 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself in the Afghan Capital Kabul on Tuesday, three government officials aware of the matter said. The official said, “A suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside a wedding hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered to commemorate the anniversary of the Prophet Mohammad’s birth”. The attack took place in the Uranus Wedding hall nearby Kabul airport where an attacker entered the hall and blew himself. A spokesman of the Kabul police, Basir Mujahid talked about the…

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Donald Trump troll Pakistan over Bin Laden, said they never told us he was there. Fools!

United States President Donald Trump said on Monday that Al-Qaeda Chief Osama Bin Laden could have been captured earlier but Pakistan never told us that he was living there. Fools! While talking to Fox News Sunday, Donald Trump said, “Of course, we should have Captured Osama Bin Laden long before we did. President Clinton famously missed his shot. We paid Pakistan Billions of dollars and they never told us he was living there. Fools”. On 2010, Osama Bin Laden was killed by the US Navy operation in Pakistan’s city Abbottabad…

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Jamal Khashoggi’s case: Five officials seek death penalty, 6 other indicted investigations

The growing international outcry on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi have led to the death penalty on the five officials by Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor and six other members were indicted for killing the journalist. Shaalan al-Shaalan, Saudi Arabia’s deputy prosecutor and the spokesman said, “The public prosecutor has requested the death penalty for 5 individuals who are charged with ordering and committing the crime and for the appropriate sentences for the other indicted individuals”. Shaalan said that Jamal Khashoggi was being drugged in overdose and then dismembered followed by…

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The country faced dangerous power vacuum, could turn into bloodbath, said Sri Lanka’s speaker

Soon after Sri Lanka gets its new president Mahindra Rajapakse, the country is witnessing the violence and the parliament speaker said that the political crisis could turn into the bloodbath in future as the country is right now facing a dangerous power vacuum. The outrage among the mass begins when the president Maithripala Sirisena dismissed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday and instead appointed former strongman Mahindra Rajapakse. The appointment of the Prime Minister is done without proving any majority on the parliament which lead the dispute of former PM…

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Indonesian flight carrying 189 crashes into sea minutes after take-off

An Indonesian flight carrying 189 passengers’ crashes into the sea on Monday just after the 13 minutes of the take-off as confirmed by an official. The Indonesian flight is owned by a private company of Indonesia, Lion Air and plane which is believed to be crash down is Boeing 737 MAX 8. It took off from Indonesian capital, Jakarta around 6.20 am and schedule to be land in Pangkal Pinang around 7.20 am but lost its contact moment after the takeoff. The news is confirmed when a tugboat saw the…

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