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Cash-Crunch WHO Foundation Seeks More Grants, Appoints Indian CEO as Covid-19 Looms

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Following the denial of funds from the enraged Trump Administration, the WHO Foundation was created in May to oversee the flow of grants since WHO cannot raise funds on its own. It has appointed Anil Soni as its inaugural Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2021, since WHO cannot raise funds on its own. The Foundation, an independent grant-making agency ...

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SEBI finds Kirloskar family members guilty of Insider Trading in KBL

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) said it has found that the promoters and directors of Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) had violated norms on prohibition of insider trading and traded in the scrip of KBL with the knowledge of price sensitive information. It also said the promoters and directors had submitted an incorrect undertaking or declaration to the ...

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Nobel Peace Prize given to World Food Program fighting hunger worldwide

The World Food Programme, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, is the world’s largest humanitarian organisation addressing hunger and promoting food security. In 2019, the WFP provided assistance to close to 100 million people in 88 countries who are victims of acute food insecurity and hunger. In 2015, eradicating hunger was adopted as one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. ...

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IPL 2020 Match 7 CSK vs Delhi Capitals Preview: All eyes on Dhoni to set 100 catches record

The Dubai International Cricket Stadium will host the seventh match of the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) take on Delhi Capitals (DC) on Friday. CSK kick-started their IPL 2020 campaign with a win. However, they lost their second game against Rajasthan Royals. Ambati Rayudu, who scored 71 off 48 deliveries in the season opener ...

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IPL 2020: RCB fined for slow run rate in Match 6 with Kings XI Punjab

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Royal Challengers Bangalore Captain Virat Kohli has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on Wednesday, 24 September.  As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Mr. Kohli was fined ...

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