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Factsheet: 75th anniversary of Hiroshima nuclear attack

Japan marked the 75th anniversary of the first-ever atomic bomb attack in the world amidst the COVID 19 pandemic. The celebrations were muted because of the pandemic situation to remember the victims of the ghastly attack by the US in 1945. Details Survivors, relatives and a handful of foreign dignitaries attended the main event in ..

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US to pay $2 Billion approx. to Pharma Companies for COVID 19 Vaccine

The US Government has decided to pay Pfizer and BioNTech SE $1.95 billion to procure 100 million doses of their COVID 19 vaccine being experimented in order to provide the medicine free of cost to the Americans. This comes on the backdrop of the rising number of cases of the deadly virus in the USA ..

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US Lower House Passes Bill to Remove Confederate Names from Military Bases

The United States Lower house, the House of Representatives, has passed a $740 billion funding bill aimed at removing the names of the Confederate soldiers and leaders to be scrapped from the American military bases. The US President had threatened to veto the bill if it requires the Defense Department to remove confederate names from ..

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ANASIS II: South Korea Launches its First Military Satellite

South Korea has successfully launched its first-ever military communications satellite through the private operator, Space X. The launch is aimed at increasing the defence capabilities of the country. The satellite, named as ANASIS II, is going to contribute towards the enhancement of the ability of the country to defend itself against nuclear-armed North Korea, which ..

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US Civil Rights Activist John Lewis Dies at 80: End of An Era

John Lewis, the civil rights warrior, passed away at the age of 80, on 17th July 2020. He was known for his fight against racial injustice to the Blacks in the USA so that he could start a better USA where no racial discrimination will be there. Lewis, an African-American leader, also walked with Martin ..

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