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World Bank Approves $500 Million for Pakistan to Improve Fiscal Management & Transparency

World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have approved $500 million in financing today for the Resilient Institutions for Sustainable Economy program (RISE) to help Pakistan strengthen fiscal management, promote transparency and private sector growth, and undertake foundational reforms in the energy sector to transition to low-carbon energy.

These reforms are critical to building fiscal resilience and recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tech

Xiaomi to Reveal 100W Fast Charging Phone by the End of 2020

Xiaomi showcased its 100W fast charging technology for Smartphones last year, which could charge up a 4,000 mAh battery in just 17 minutes. However, the technology is far from becoming a reality due to several problems.

Thankfully, there’s some good news. A new report indicates that we might see the world’s first smartphone with 100W charging by the end of the year.

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sports

West Indies to Wear “Black Lives Matter” Logo in Series Against England

The West Indies cricket team will be wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’ tags on their collars to show their support for the cause.

Earlier, West Indian cricketers, Chris Gayle and Darren Sammy said that they have experienced racism in cricket as they called on the ICC to put an end to the evil. Jason Holder, the captain of the Test team, has now said that the punishment for racism shouldn’t be any different from doping or corruption.