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Hungary passes a new emergency law to curb COVID-19

Hungary is being criticised for the new emergency law that it passed giving extraordinary powers to its Prime Minister. About the Law The new law was passed to help curb the spread of misinformation about COVID-19. The key focus of the criticism is that it gives extraordinary powers to the Prime Minister without specifying an ..

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Government calls for self-reporting by attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat event

More than 200 people out of the 4,000 people who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi have tested positive for COVID-19. The government has asked the attendees to self-report to contain the sudden spike in cases. About Tablighi Jamaat The Tablighi Jamaat is a proselytising movement that literally means ‘a society for spreading ..

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Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan nominated as the Director of US Government Agency- National Science Foundation(NSF)

Alma mater of University of Madras(B.Sc Physics 1981), Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (B.E Electronics and Communication Engineering), and Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (M.Tech in Electrical Engineering), Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan has been nominated by the President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump to serve as the 15th Director of the National ..

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Appointments made on 16th & 17th December 2019

Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane to be the 27th Army chief of India. Lt Gen Naravane is currently serving as the 40th Vice Chief of Army Staff and was heading the Eastern Command of the Army, will succeed General Bipin Rawat, who is due to retirement on 31st of December. Lt Gen Naravane became the ..

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Sunil Chhetri Brand Ambassador of PUMA

The German multinational company, PUMA has signed the Indian men’s football team captain, Sunil Chhetri as their Brand Ambassador for the next three years. Sunil Chhetri is second only to the Portuguese international Cristiano Ronaldo on the list of active international scorers in the world in football. The Bengaluru FC captain, Sunil Chhetri is the ..

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