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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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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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International Technology 

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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China will ‘never seek hegemony,’ Says Chinese President

While attending the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong Zhuhai Macau Bridge on Tuesday the Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China will never seek Hegemony as the country’s economic growth is concerned. During the conference, he repeated China’s commitment to a multilateral trading system and further opening of its economy. The President said that China’s expanding footprint worldwide from Asia-Pacific to Africa and beyond through a broad network of infrastructure projects called the Belt and Road Initiative has led some nations to raise the alarm over what they call…

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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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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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Pakistan gets $6 billion loan from Saudi Arabia to tackle economic crisis

Pakistan government gets the relief of $6 billion in loans from Saudi Arabia to combat the situation of economic crisis in the country. The loan amount of $3 billion is in foreign currency for a time period of 1 year while another $3 Billion is extended in deferred payment. The loan received by Saudi Arabia will help in the reducing the bailout for Pakistan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The agreement between the two countries is done on the Saudi investment conference which was boycotted by several leaders to…

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