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Japan provides USD 20mn in aid to the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development

As part of the Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS), Japan pledged USD 20mn in aid to the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. According to the Ministry’s officials, the aid money would be spent in more than 150 districts across

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Bollywood’s 5 eligible bachelors!

While Bollywood celebrities are looking forward to settle down, there are a few youngsters who are still single and are very eligible bachelors. Here are Bollywood’s 5 eligible bachelors. Salman Khan Salman Khan continues to be one of the most

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The crazy economics of mining asteroids for gold and platinum

By Simone Foxman,Quartz Not one but two companies have now decided that they’re going to mine asteroids to collect gold and platinum. The aptly named Deep Space Industries joins Planetary Resources in the competition for meteor material—and we wish them the

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China has its eyes on Afghanistan’s minerals

In the approaching twilight of the US war in Afghanistan, China is stepping up its involvement, attracted by the country’s trillion dollar worth of minerals. China, who has long been a bystander to the conflict in Afghanistan, could prove to

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Bill Gates: My Plan to Fix The World's Biggest Problems-WSJ

WSJ-From the fight against polio to fixing education, what’s missing is often good measurement and a commitment to follow the data. We can do better. We have the tools at hand. We can learn a lot about improving the 21st-century

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Bill Gates: My Plan to Fix The World’s Biggest Problems-WSJ

WSJ-From the fight against polio to fixing education, what’s missing is often good measurement and a commitment to follow the data. We can do better. We have the tools at hand. We can learn a lot about improving the 21st-century

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Facebook Might Owe You $10

Buzzfeed-A class action suit about Facebook’s Sponsored Stories feature resulted in a $20 million settlement. Up to $10 of that money might be coming to you. Last month, Facebook offered to settle a class action lawsuit, rather than fight it

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Transparency in Afghanistan’s national budget goes up from 21% to 59%

Deputy Finance Minister Mustafa Mastoor announced Saturday that transparency in the national budget has improved by 38% (from 21% to 59%). According to The Asia Foundation, the just-released Open Budget Survey 2012 has ranked Afghanistan as the second greatest improver

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Shahrukh Khan is the richest Indian celebrity

Bollywood Celebden-Forbes India magazine has come out with its inaugural India celebrity 100 list, based on their popularity and income. Shahrukh Khan, who became the first Indian actor to appear on the magazine cover, has topped the list of the

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Why Americans still feel poor

By Nin-Hai Tseng Stocks are up again, but home prices are the real barometer of personal wealth. FORTUNE – U.S. stocks have reached new highs, but most Americans probably don’t feel any wealthier. That’s because the prices of our homes

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