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JEDI Contract

The United Nations Department of Defence is reconsidering its decision to award the 10 billion USD contract to Microsoft. About the Project The JEDI or Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure project is to be the US defence department’s first war cloud. It is a 10 billion USD project that will extend over 10 years and will ..

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First COVID-19 vaccine trial begins in the United States

On March 16, 2020, the United States of America began the first human trial evaluating COVID-19 vaccine. The US National Institute of Health will enroll 45 healthy adult volunteers between age 18 and 55 for a period of 6 weeks in order to test the vaccine. Highlights A healthy volunteer from Seattle, Kaiser Permante of ..

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Stafford Act

The President of the USA recently invoked the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to free up 50 billion USD in federal aid for tackling the COVID-19 cases.   About the Act The act governs federal assistance to emergencies and disasters in USA. The act empowers the US President to issue declarations to ..

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Corona Virus: National Emergency in the USA

The President of United States of America Donald Trump has declared national emergency over the spread of corona virus. Also, the government has allocated 50 billion USD to fight against the disease. History This kind of emergency in the country is rare. Earlier, the same kind of emergency was declared by President Bill Clinton over ..

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March 8: International Women’s Day

Every year, March 8th is marked as International Women’s Day. It was first proposed by the Socialist Party of America in 1909. However, it was pertained to New York City. The first International Women’s Day was marked first in 1909. Theme This year the International Women’s Day (ITW) is marked under the theme Theme: An ..

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