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Hypersonic Missile Tested by US

According to the US Military, it has recently tested a hypersonic missile successfully and it flew 17 times faster than the speed of sound. The test was carried out over the Pacific Ocean in March 2020. It has also been added that the US Military is in the process of testing a hypersonic cruise missile ..

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Swiss Money: India moves down to 77th rank

On June 26, 2020, the Swiss National Bank released its analysis of annual banking statistics. According to the report, India ranked low when it comes to money held by Indian individuals and organizations with the Swiss banks. Highlights The United Kingdom accounted to 27% of total foreign funds held by Swiss banks and ranked first. ..

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US: FDA revokes emergency use of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revoked emergency use authorization for the drugs Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19 patients after concluding that they may not be effective to cure the virus infections. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said its decision is based on new information, including clinical trial data ..

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Michael Jordan pledges $100 million to promote racial equality

Famous basketball player Michael Jordan and Nike owned Jordan brand recently announced donation of $100 million to organisations promoting racial equality and social justice. The money will be paid over 10 years with the goal of ensuring racial equality, social justice and improved access to education. In a joint statement on Twitter, Jordan and the ..

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USA nominates Manisha Singh as its Envoy to OECD

The US President has nominated Indian American diplomat, Manisha Singh, as USA’s next envoy to Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD OECD or Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development is an intergovernmental economic organisation established in 1961. It is headquartered in Paris, France. It is a UN observer. Its members are committed to democracy ..

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