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Dr. Naima Khatoon becomes First woman Vice Chancellor of AMU

Dr. Naima Khatoon recently made history by becoming the first woman Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in over 100 years. Her appointment was approved by President Droupadi Murmu and the Election Commission of India, with a term of ..

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What is Project Nimbus?

The technology giant Google has recently made headlines due to its handling of employee protests against Project Nimbus, a lucrative cloud computing contract with the Israeli government. In April 2024, Google fired 20 employees, adding to the previously dismissed 28 ..

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Tiger Conservation Conference 2024

Bhutan is hosting the Sustainable Finance for Tiger Landscapes Conference on Earth Day 2024 to mobilize $1 billion in new funding over the next decade for the preservation of tiger landscapes across Asia. These landscapes are crucial for maintaining biodiversity, ..

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Key facts About Glycemic Index and Load

The glycemic index (GI) is a measure of the quality of carbohydrates in food, based on how quickly they raise blood glucose levels. It was first proposed by Prof. David Jenkins of the University of Toronto in 1981. Foods are ..

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D Gukesh wins 2024 FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament

D Gukesh, a 17-year-old Indian Grandmaster from Chennai, has made history by winning the 2024 FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament in Toronto, Canada. He has become the youngest challenger ever for the World Chess Championship, surpassing the record set by Garry ..

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Yozma 2.0: Israel Launches Tech Investment Fund

The government of Israel has launched a new fund called Yozma 2.0 to encourage institutional investors, such as insurance companies and pension funds, to increase their investments in high-tech companies. The fund aims to diversify the sources of funding for ..

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