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  • 12-Nov-2018
  • 33rd ASEAN Summit  Begins In Singapore 

    The 33rd edition of the ASEAN Summit has begun in Singapore. Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong is the Chairman of the Summit, which will continue till 15th November along with other related summits like East Asia Summit (EAS), Regional Comprehensive Economic Summit, (RCEP) and ASEAN plus summits.
    Fintech Conference which is a part of Fintech festival will also take place alongside. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and IMF, Managing Director Christine Lagarde will also address the audience.

  • World's First AI News Anchor Debuts In China

    Xinhua, China's state-run press agency, recently unveiled virtual newsreaders that combine the images and voices of human anchors with artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
    Xinhua unveiled two AI newsreaders, one that speaks in English and one in Chinese.Xinhua developed the robot anchor with Chinese search engine Sogou.com.

  • 07-Nov-2018
  • United Nations Postal System issues special postal stamps to mark Diwali celebration

    India on Wednesday thanked the UN Postal Administration for issuing special postal stamps to commemorate Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.

    The United Nations Postal Administration issued a special event sheet on October 19 to commemorate the festival of Diwali.

  • UN World Food Programme, Alibaba Group form strategic partnership to eliminate hunger

    United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group have formed strategic partnership to support efforts eliminate hunger globally by 2030. The agreement was signed between WFP executive Director David Beasley and Alibaba Partner and Chairman of Alibaba Foundation Sun Lijun at Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, China

  • 05-Nov-2018
  • Simone Biles Sets World Record, Wins 13th World Championship Gold 

    Simone Biles made history by picking up her record 13th career gold medal at the world gymnastics championships in Doha, Qatar.
    Simone Biles became the first ever gymnast to win 13 world championship gold medals. She hails from the USA.

  • 03-Nov-2018
  • 1st WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health Held in Geneva

    The First WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health took place at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
    The conference was organized in collaboration with UN Environment, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC), the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the World Bank and the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

  • 31-Oct-2018
  • Malala Yousafzai To Be Honoured Gleitsman Award by Harvard University

    Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai will be honored by Harvard University for her work promoting girls' education. Harvard's Kennedy School stated that Yousafzai will be conferred with the 2018 Gleitsman Awardat a ceremony on 6th December.
     
    Now aged 20, Yousafzai is a student at Oxford University in England. The Gleitsman Award provides 125,000 US dollars for activism that has improved quality of life around the world.
  • 29-Oct-2018
  • Michael D Higgins Re-elected As The President of Ireland

    Michael D Higgins has been re-elected as Irish president after receiving 56% of the country's election vote.

    Businessman Peter Casey came second with 23.1%, while none of the other four candidates polled more than 10%.

     

  • Roger Federer Won 99th Career Title In His Hometown

    Roger Federer won his ninth Swiss Indoors crown on Sunday after beating Romanian qualifier Marius Copil in the final on Sunday.

    World number three Federer registered a 7-6(5) 6-4 victory over Copil to claim his 99th career title in front of his home crowd in Basel.

  • 27-Oct-2018
  • 20th Edition Of WETEX 2018 Held In Dubai 

    The 20th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2018 was held at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. WETEX is organized by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) every year. WETEX 2018 is the largest edition in the 20 year-history of WETEX. 

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