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2019 Economic Sciences Laureate Esther Duflo, born in 1972, is the second woman and the youngest person to be awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences.

Dhruva Jaishankar is the Director of the US initiative of the Observer Research Foundation, a public policy think tank supported by Reliance Industries. Jaishankar has conducted research in India-US relations and India's relations in Asia and Pacific nations.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had accused the BJP-led Centre of showing hostility and not giving political clearance to Kejriwal and others for attending the conference.

Independent local and international human rights organisations put the numbers much higher. Around 20,000 have reportedly been abducted only from Balochistan, out of which more than 2,500 have turned up dead as bullet-riddled dead bodies, bearing signs of extreme torture.

Despite that. Qureshi claimed that Kashmiri people have been disconnected from the outer world by Indian forces as there is still a blockage of communication networks in the valley.

A letter written by Siddhartha surfaced today in which he has apologised to people who "put their trust" in him and said he failed to create the right profitable business model despite his best efforts.

NTJ leader Zahran Hashim made a video with fellow NTJ members pledging allegiance to ISIL leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. The video was released by ISIL two days later.

According to Japan's public broadcaster NHK, eyewitnesses reported the fire at the animation studio at around 10:30 am (local time), saying they heard what it sounded like a blast, after which plumes of smoke was seen billowing out from the building.

The explosion took place at around 2 pm (local time), reported Tolo News, citing the provincial Governor Hayatullah Hayat. No militant group has so far taken the responsibility of the attack.

Analysts say that the breakdown of trade talks between Washington and Beijing in May and President Donald Trump's decision to raise tariffs sharply on Chinese goods damaged the consumer confidence within the Chinese economy.