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Where is Jack Ma? Reasons of Disappearance

The Chinese billionaire, Alibaba founder, Jack ma has not been seen in public since October 2020. At the same time the billionaire had hit out against the ruling communist Regime in China. What is the issue? The speculation around the founder of Alibaba, Jack Ma recently peaked after he failed to appear in the final ..

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Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act

The United States recently passed the Malala Yousafzai Act for Pakistani Women. What are the Key Features of the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act? The Act requires the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to award at least 50% of scholarship to Pakistani women between 2020 and 2022. It requires the USAID to leverage investments ..

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Minister Harsh Vardhan nominated to GAVI Board

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan was recently nominated by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation, GAVI as a member of GAVI board. The term of the minister as a member in the GAVI board will be between 2021 and 2023. The Minister is to represent the South East ..

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Who was Karima Baloch?

Banuk Karima Baloch was a Baloch Human Rights activist. She campaigned for independence of Balochistan from Pakistan. Also, she appeared in the BBC list of hundred inspirational and influential women for 2016. She was found dead in Toronto, Canada on December 22, 2020. According to the Toronto Police her body was found near Lake Ontario. ..

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UNESCO Prize on Creative Economy

UNESCO is to launch an international prize in the creative economy field in the name of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International prize is to be launched from November 2021. 2021 has been declared as ‘International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development’ by UNESCO. Currently there are only twenty-three ..

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