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Taliban Are Not Military Outfit But Normal People, Says Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Taliban Are Not Military Outfit But Normal People, Says Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Highlights: In an interview, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan revealed that Pakistan has three million Afghan refugees, the most of whom are Pashtuns, the same ethnic group as Taliban fighters. Pakistan’s prime minister also dismissed…

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Brazil Suspends Covaxin Emergency Use Application After Bharat Biotech Terminates Pact With Partners

Brazil Suspends Covaxin Emergency Use Application After Bharat Biotech Terminates Pact With Partners

Highlights: ANVISA or the National Health Surveillance Agency announced on Monday that a clinical trial for the Covaxin vaccine made by India’s Bharat Biotech had been cancelled. Bharat had previously declared that it had terminated a…

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Jeff Bezos, World’s Richest Travels To Space On Blue Origin’s New Shephard Spacecraft

Jeff Bezos, World’s Richest Travels To Space On Blue Origin’s New Shephard Spacecraft

Highlights: On July 20, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who is also the world’s richest man, took a short voyage into space aboard a rocket flown by his aerospace company Blue Origin. “A very happy group…

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YouTube’s Reply To Twitter’s Tip Jar Feature With Super Thanks

YouTube’s Reply To Twitter’s Tip Jar Feature With Super Thanks

Highlights: YouTube rolls out Super Thanks, its version of Tip Jar feature from Twitter Super Thanks will show up under the videos similar to comments on YouTube YouTube Super Thanks will not be like the…

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Explained: What Is Pegasus Spyware And How Does It Hack Smartphone?

Explained: What Is Pegasus Spyware And How Does It Hack Smartphone?

Highlights: The NSO Group, based in Israel, sells surveillance software to government agencies which was founded by retired Israeli intelligence officials. The first version of Pegasus, discovered in 2016, infected phones via spear-phishing, in which…

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Covid Cases In Indonesia Surpass India, Making Asia’s New Covid Epicentre

Covid Cases In Indonesia Surpass India, Making Asia’s New Covid Epicentre

Highlights: The country’s daily case count has already surpassed 40,000 for two days in a row which was less than 10,000 just a month ago. Indonesia recorded 47,899 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, while India…

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Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba To Be Nepal’s Next Prime Minister, Orders Supreme Court

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba To Be Nepal’s Next Prime Minister, Orders Supreme Court

Highlights: The bench ordered Sher Bahadur Deuba to be appointed Prime Minister by Tuesday. Thirty petitions were submitted against dissolution of the House by the President, including one by the opposition alliance led by the…

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US Covid Cases Rising Rapidly As Delta Becomes The Dominant Covid-19 Variant

US Covid Cases Rising Rapidly As Delta Becomes The Dominant Covid-19 Variant

Highlights: The Covid-19 vaccination programme in US is stalling, while the extremely contagious Delta strain has spread to nearly every state, raising concerns about possible Covid-19 outbreaks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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China’s Control Over Sri Lankan Infrastructure Projects Raises Concerns

China’s Control Over Sri Lankan Infrastructure Projects Raises Concerns

Highlights: CHEC will own the highway, recoup the principal, earn profits, and then pass it over to the Sri Lankan government after 18 years. According to Nikkei Asia, the CHEC is the first foreign company…

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Covid Vaccines Astra Followed By Pfizer, Four Weeks Apart, Creates Strong Immune Response

Covid Vaccines Astra Followed By Pfizer, Four Weeks Apart, Creates Strong Immune Response

Highlights: According to a UK study, mixing doses of Covid-19 vaccinations from Pfizer Inc. and AstraZeneca Plc results in a significant immune response. All the combinations of Covid vaccines were effective in stimulating the immune…