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The IT major with most H-1B rejectionsAbout half of top IT companies' work visa applications rejected in the past year by the United States.

5 lessons Ajay Piramal learnt from the NBFC crisis

RBI should open up a special window of funds for lending to NBFCs, says the Piramal group chairman.

How CBI got 5-day remand of Christian Michel

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PM launches campaign to eradicate TB from India

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Rajini leaves for Himalayas on spiritual pilgrimage

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Some rejig in GST rate structure required : Adhia

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Hong Kong police draw guns in latest protest violence

Police in Hong Kong have drawn their guns after a small group of protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods

Trump threatens to escalate trade war with China even further after markets close down (...)

The U.S. stock markets closed with massive loses on Thursday after President Donald Trump put said he would soon put tariffs on $300 billion dollars worth of goods from China. Minutes after the (...)

The Energy 202 : 'Year from hell' means more Americans are taking climate change (...)

Extreme weather events are impacting views of global warming

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Four years ago right now, there were only about 100.

Trump taps Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser

President Trump announced Monday that he is naming Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn. “He’s a man of tremendous talent and tremendous (...)

Trump lashes out at Paul Ryan on Twitter, says ‘the shackles have been taken off (...)

Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday morning against House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) and other Republicans who have distanced themselves from him, as the extraordinary turbulence in the Republican (...)


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NIGERIA : African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa approves $500,000 grant (...)

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank, has approved a $500,000 grant to support the development and launch of the Nigeria Energy Access Fund (...)

Geneva : “Mining in a Changing Climate” Forum : African Development Bank to tackle policy (...)

The African Development Bank, through its African Natural Resources Centre, will take part in the 15th annual general meeting of the intergovernmental forum on mining, minerals, metals and (...)

Objectif « Zéro inondation » à Yaoundé en 2020, grâce au financement de la Banque africaine de (...)

Lancé en 2007, le Projet d’assainissement de Yaoundé (PADY), financé par la Banque africaine de développement, a divisé par cinq (de 15 à 3) le nombre d’inondations dans la capitale camerounaise. La (...)

Le Document de stratégie d’intégration régionale de l’Afrique centrale 2019-2025 est présenté à (...)

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G5 Sahel Heads of State throw their weight behind African Development Bank&#039 ;s Desert (...)

G5 Sahel heads of state at a Summit on Friday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, gave strong support to Desert to Power, an Africa Development Bank-led initiative. The summit, "Harnessing solar (...)

Systemic Algorithmic Harms

Theories of “bias” alone will not enable us to engage in critiques of broader socio-technical systems. Why is one far more likely to hear about “algorithmic bias” rather than “algorithmic racism” or (...)

The Emperor of Kinshasa’s Street Comics

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His Trusty Sharpie Pen

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Have Americans Become More Conspiratorial ?

Sophia Rosenfeld In their new book, Russell Muirhead and Nancy L. Rosenblum argue that a new form of conspiracy thinking is consuming our culture in dangerous and alarming ways. But is it? The (...)

Mary Frances Whitfield Bears Witness

Alexandra Marvar A graceful collection of the painter’s works about racial violence goes on exhibit in Birmingham, Alabama, as residents confront a difficult history. The post Mary Frances (...)

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Carolyn Forché’s Powerful Reckoning

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Warren passes Biden, takes the lead in prized Iowa poll

Joe Biden was in second place, and Bernie Sanders slipped to a distant third.

Five Time Grammy Award Winner Terence Blanchard Tapped as First Black Composer at Metropolitan (...)

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‘They have gone totally CRAZY !!!!’ : Trump freaks out about other people acting (...)

After a disastrous week dominated by news about the whistleblower alleging President Donald Trump committed misconduct in office, President Donald Trump lashed out at the media for covering his (...)

Elizabeth Warren surges ahead of Joe Biden in new Des Moines Register poll of the Iowa (...)

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has surged to first place among likely Iowa Caucus-goes, according to a new poll released Saturday night by CNN and the Des Moines Register. The poll showed Warren at (...)

Trump’s Ukraine call reveals a president convinced of his own invincibility

One day after the special counsel testified about Russian interference in the 2016 election, Trump spoke with another world leader in a phone call that’s now under scrutiny (...)

Trump’s Ukraine call reveals a president convinced of his own invincibility

One day after the special counsel testified about Russian interference in the 2016 election, Trump spoke with another world leader in a phone call that’s now under scrutiny (...)

The artistic paradox of Ethiopia's water woes

Ethiopian artist Aida Muluneh has taken a series of photos about the lack of water in communities.

Abuja crime : Is Nigeria's capital city 'one of the safest in the world' (...)

Is the country's police chief right about the low level of crime in Abuja?

‘Trump’s defense eats itself’ : Neal Katyal reveals why the president’s denial is (...)

President Donald Trump went on a Twitter rant on Saturday after a day at Trump National Golf Club in Virginia. Trump quoted Peter Schweizer, the author of the controversial book Clinton Cash. (...)

Bonnie and Clyde memorabilia fetches more than $180,000 at auction

A watch and a shotgun were among the items connected to outlaws Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker Several personal items related to 1930s Texas outlaw Clyde Barrow have sold at a Boston auction for (...)

‘He knows I’m actually better at the internet’ : Andrew Yang says Trump is too scared to attack (...)

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang suggested President Donald Trump is too scared to attack him during a CNN appearance on Saturday. Yang, whose campaign has been buoyed by his passionate online (...)

An End to Pornography, Sophistry, and Panty Raids

How I stopped being polite to the self-styled Great Men of the Edge Organization.
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