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1⃣ #SAT Update ✨

The UN is set to hold an #Afghanistan Envoys meeting with the Secretary-General, shortly.

This will be a one-of-its-kind conference since the takeover of #Kabul in 2021. Recognition of the #Taliban will be on agenda.

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2⃣ The announcement came from UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, while she was speaking at Princeton’s School of Public & International Affairs.

Though exact date was not mentioned, but Zalmay Khalilzad wrote on his Twitter that meeting will convene on May 1 in #Doha. Image
3⃣ Amina Mohammed, in her talk, also mentioned another conference of high value being planned.

It will be hosted by Saudi Arabia & convened by the #OIC. The discussion will be on Women in #Islam. Image
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#SAT History ✨

1⃣ The former capital of Mewar Kingdom is known for its Lakes & Palaces. But not many know Udaipur for the Bronze Age souvenirs it still keeps.

One such guardian of history & Kingdom is the Ahar Cenotaph Complex, known to be the largest among medieval cenotaphs. ImageImageImageImage
2⃣ Standing at one end, the cenotaphs seem to be stretching as far as the eye can see. Walking through, the shadow of Mewar Kings overlooks the race of time.

A semblance of Mughal Era domes, the cenotaphs are not exactly rounded but bear similarity to a pumpkin placed atop. ImageImage
3⃣ There are some more than 250 cenotaphs over an area of 3.02 hectares. These are believed to have been built 350 years ago.

Clustered together, the cenotaphs served as the royal cremation ground for Mewar Kings, Queens, Maharajas & other people of importance in the Kingdom. ImageImage
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#SAT Analysis

The #PulwamaAttack of 2019 that killed 40 CRPF personnel in Indian-held Kashmir served as a trigger to bring India & Pakistan on a nuclear threshold.

But were India’s blames rightly put?

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How the BJP government averted from intelligence oversight & focused instead on winning the electoral margin following the #PulwamaAttack is the hot talk in India right now.

An “explosive” interview of BJP’s former governor of #Kashmir, #SatyapalMalik, has sparked a debate.


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The Lahore Resolution: A 🧵

#OTD in 1940, the All-India Muslim League adopted the Lahore Resolution—which later came to be known as the Pakistan Resolution—during its three-day general session, which was held in #Lahore from March 22–24.

A. K. Fazlul Huq, the Prime Minister of #Bengal, presented the resolution, which was authored and compiled by Muhammad Zafarullah Khan and served as a formal statement of the party's vision for the future of Muslim #India.

The document famously stated that "...the areas in which the Muslims are numerically in a majority as in the North Western and Eastern Zones of India should be grouped to constitute ‘independent states’ in which the constituent units should be autonomous and sovereign."

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World Water Day: A 🧵

#OTD every year, #WorldWaterDay is observed to raise awareness of the value of fresh water. It aims to promote the sustainable management of freshwater resources, consistent with the targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6.

#SDG 6 focuses on making sure that everyone has access to clean water and proper sanitation. The #UN General Assembly set 17 SDGs in 2015, including this one.

To meet this goal, 8 targets must be completed by 2030, using 11 indicators to gauge the progress.

The six outcome targets include:

🔼Safe and affordable drinking water

🔼ending open defecation and providing access to sanitation and hygiene

🔼improving water quality, wastewater treatment, and safe reuse

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Richness of cultures, languages & traditions in #SouthAsia also translated into a rich landscape of poetry; giving birth to some of the most renowned & celebrated #poets of the world.

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Names like Iqbal, Ghalib, Krishan Chandar, Rehman Baba, Khushal Khan, Amir Khusro, Amjad Islam Amjad, Jalib, Parveen Shakir, Noon Meem Rashid, Abdul Latif Bhitai, Hali, Abul Kalam Azad, Mir Taqi Mir, Rabindranath Tagore, Bhupi Sherchan, Kamila Bhasin; hail from this region.

Perhaps the one who sits high on the throne of poetry in the region is no other but the legend #Iqbal.

The subcontinent, Afg, as well as Middle Eastern & Central Asian poetic traditions hold Allama Iqbal in high esteem, while he is the acclaimed national poet of 🇵🇰.

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#SAT Update✨

Cyber-attack on #Khalistan Referendum in Australia caused disruption in voting thrice.

This, coupled with the arrest of #AmripalSingh in India & a mega crackdown in the Indian state of #Punjab is causing ripples.

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Mobile internet remained down in #IndianPunjab as the police searched & chased people associated with 'Waris Punjab De' - a collective headed by Amritpal Singh, that supports an independent Punjab.

Sideways, in #Brisbane, the 2nd phase of #KhalistanReferendum came under alleged India-backed #cyberttack on electronic voting machines.

The 1st attack took 30 minutes to be fixed & the other 2 took 20 mints each.

The turn out of the voting was 11,000.

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#SAT Analytics✨

Indian Cough Syrup Scandal- A 🧵

In July last year, over 20 children with kidney failure were hospitalized in the pediatric emergency unit of the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in #Gambia.

Later, almost everyone passed away.

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Doctors, who typically see one or two instances like this each year, were perplexed.

The #Gambian health ministry authorities believed the issue was contaminated water as it was the rainy season. Nonetheless, several specialists thought the children had been poisoned.

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Three months later, global health experts linked the deaths of more than 70 #Gambian children from Acute Kidney Injury to cough syrups manufactured in #India that were contaminated with ethylene glycol (EG) and diethylene glycol (DEG).

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#SAT Analytics✨

The Bucher Papers - A 🧵

#India has long been accused of attempting to stop the declassification of documents from 1947 pertaining to #Kashmir out of concern that the "sensitive" letters might have an impact on international relations.

The letters, also known as the Bucher papers, are thought to include political and military grounds for Jawaharlal Nehru, #India's first prime minister, to request a cease-fire with #Pakistan and grant the state of Jammu & Kashmir special status.

For the current nationalist government in Delhi, which has derided Nehru's decision to reach a compromise on status of disputed Kashmir as an ignorant "blunder," the correspondence from the then-commander-in-chief, Gen. Roy Bucher, will have major political implications.

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#SAT History✨

Alongside the busiest Mathura Road in Delhi, the newly-renovated garden tomb overlooks the Yamuna river.

But do you know of the poet this monument houses?

Discover in this 🧵

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This massive square edifice with a central dome is the tomb of Abdul Rahim Khan-e-khanan – one of the nine jewels of Mughal Emperor Akbar.

The structure is one among an almost 100 historic mausoleums in this vicinity of #Delhi.

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What is even more interesting is the fact that two other timeless poets are buried within hardly a kilometer of stretch.

The legends being Mirza Ghalib & Amir Khusro. But history could not accord a similar stature to Abdul Rahim & the neglect his tomb faced speaks of it.

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Raúl Arellano Aguilera, ex policía federal, es uno de los nuevos testigos de la fiscalía estadunidense en el caso #GenaroGarciaLuna. Contó cómo se permitía el tráfico de #drogas y mercancía ilegal en el #AICM al inicio del sexenio de #FelipeCalderón.
Indicó que ciertos elementos desaparecían y después volvían. Vio q el entonces director General de Aeropuertos, Oscar Moreno Villatoro, recibía maleta con dólares. También describió que había una misteriosa orden 45/35, cuando se dejaban de hacer revisiones en determinado tiempo.
Arellano no ha mencionado vínculos directos con #GarciaLuna, pero indicó que en varias ocasiones Óscar Moreno -jefe de aeropuetos de la #PolicíaFederal- se reunió en el #AICM con altos mandos de dicha corporación para supuestamente recibir dinero.
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The new #SAT report is out.

- Every racial group had a composite SAT score drop, except Native Americans (up 9 points) & those who did not respond on race
- Every racial group had a participation increase
- Men & women both increased participation 15% & lowered scores 11 points Image
The reformed verbal/critical reading section is maintaining its scores as well as the math section, so far, unlike previous versions of the SAT. Image
Citizenship is no longer reported, but English-only students dropped to the level of English-as-a-2nd-language students. However, students who didn't give their language took the SAT more than ESL students for the 1st time in 2022, while these non-responders' scores plummeted. Image
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1) Yatırım alanında #strateji belirlemek isteyenlere faydalı olacağını düşündüğüm 3 ana, 15 alt bölümden olmak üzere toplamda 310 sayfadan oluşan ve @Scala_Kitapci’lıktan yayımlanan #KarşıtYatırım kitabını kısaca özetlemeye çalıştım.

#kitap #yatırımnotları #finansalokuryazarlık
2) “Karşıtlar #kötü haberde alır, #iyi haberde satar.

#Alışta, yatırım sürüleri kuyrukta yer kapmak için uğraşırken, siz zaten biletinizi almış ve yeri kapmış olacaksınız.

#Satışta, ahali bir #hisseden çıkmaya hücum ederken oluşan panik de ezilmeden, herkesten önce kapıdan”
3) “çıkmış olacaksınız.

Piyasaları işleten #likiditedir.

#Erken giriş yaparak, diğer #yatırımcıların hali hazırda sahibi olduğunuz hisselerin fiyatlarini yükseltmelerini beklersiniz.

Doğumdan itibaren #uyumlu olmak ve #sosyal olarak kabul edileni yapmak öğretilmiştir.”
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Feeling spicy today $Qnt

#IETF114 #SAT #MIT #IBM #INTEL @quant_network

Secure Asset Transfer Protocol

Feeling spicy today $Qnt

#IETF114 #SAT #MIT #IBM #INTEL @quant_network

Secure Asset Transfer Protocol

Feeling spicy today $Qnt

#IETF114 #SAT #MIT #IBM #INTEL @quant_network

Secure Asset Transfer Protocol

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I'm going to attach a thread as to why I believe $QNT #QNT could be the safest thing to hold, to endure what ever economic change presents us in the near future towards 2030.

A non inflationary tokenomic model that fuels a global ecosystem of ecosystems across all verticals

ISO TC 323 - Circular Economy ISO standard.

Towards the renewable, reusable, repurpose approach to economies.…

The 2030 Agenda, or the strategy towards ISO standards to making lives easier, safer and better.

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¡Que ya no te dé miedo el #SAT! #AbrimosHilo con 5 cosas que debes tener para que no te espante.

📸: Fotoarte: Evelyn Alcántar / iStock
1) RFC con homoclave.
2) Definir en qué régimen fiscal estás.
3) Obtener la Firma Electrónica #FIEL
4) Hacer tus declaraciones provisionales y/o anuales.
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Here is a hard question for #bitcoin maxis (and plebs):

Why will we end up with 21 million coins in the end?

You think this is easy? Let's see... 🧵 of 21 👇
1. We all know the easy answer: because in its first halving cycle, #bitcoin created 10.5 million coins (50 block subsidy coins * 210,000 blocks), and half that in the next, etc. After a number of cycles, we will have close to 21 million coins.

But I'm asking why, not how.
2. Let's dig in. #Satoshi was (partly) a coder, so he was obsessed with the powers of 2. Many generations of computers have been built on these powers: 8 / 16 / 32 and 64-bit computing and operating systems - to mention just the most obvious.
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Building the DPC Model, Part IV
Adjusting the projection line to the diminishing effect of #bitcoin's halving cycle

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Part I:
Part II:
Part III:
2. The final adjustment to the projection line takes care of the diminishing effect of the halving cycle. The impact of the halving cycle was discussed in Part II. Why is this effect decreasing, and when will it disappear?
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 02/02/2022…
A Billion Years of Time Are Mysteriously Missing. Scientists Think They Know Why.…
#GrandCanyon, #geology, #GreatUnconformity, #TectonicModel
What Happens Next in Ukraine Could Change Europe Forever | Time…
#InternationalRelations, #russia, #ukraine, #europe
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#OlaDeCalor | Enero 2022 🌡

En los próximos días se espera un ascenso gradual de #temperatura en varias provincias argentinas. El #calor extremo se mantendrá durante la próxima semana con valores superiores a 35°C en gran parte del país.
⚠ Desde hoy, viernes, habrá condiciones muy #calurosas en las provincias de Rio Negro, Neuquén, Mendoza, La Pampa, oeste de Buenos Aires, San Luis, San Juan, La Rioja, Catamarca, Tucumán, el este de Salta y de Jujuy, Santiago del Estero, Chaco y Formosa
❌Hacia comienzos de la próxima semana, las altas temperaturas irán extendiéndose hacia el este, a las provincias de Bs As, Córdoba, Santa Fe, Entre Ríos, Chaco, Corrientes y Misiones. Además, habrá pocas lluvias, lo que intensificará las condiciones de #sequía.
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The new #SAT report is out.

- Every racial group had a large participation decline
- Every racial group had a composite SAT score rise, except Hispanics (who are categorized as a separate racial group) & those who did not respond on race
- Natives rose 24 points
- Asians rose 23 Image
Men dropped their #SAT participation 30%; their composite score rose 13 points.

Women dropped their participation 32%; their composite score rose 6 points. ImageImage
Here are the graphs for racial averages on the verbal portion of the SAT and the mathematics portion. These are raw scores, in the sense that there are no corrections for reforms that change the points scale. ImageImage
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#SupremeCourt hears the Franklin Templeton case.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appears for SEBI

Justice Abdul Nazeer: there are some matters pending before us Image
Sr Adv AM Singhvi: There is no pending matter

SG: The very foundation of fundamental error is wrong. We want them to deposit the amount in escrow account. The interim order is wrong since only profits can be directed to be returned.
SG: The tribunal has grossly erred that they have failed to note that in terms of Regulation 12.1 of SEBI mutual funds, its not gross amount which is taken, In addition to management fees, the asset mgmt scheme may charge following expenses.
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So is anyone curious how test prep companies responded to the #testoptional movement?

Follow me down the rabbit hole

First let's touch on a little history:

1926 - first #SAT
1936 - Kaplan founded
1978 - first full sample SAT released by CB
1979 - "Truth-in- Testing" Act. passed in NY
1980 - CB begins selling 5 Real SATs
1981 - Princeton Review founded
So the test prep industry has largely grown lockstep with the testing industrial complex

(dear educational researchers and economists please do more work on the growth of private tutoring companies and shadow education in the US since 1930)
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1. Tasa de impuestos que deberían pagar la #empresas ultra-grandes: 30%

Lo que realmente pagan (según ellas): 62%

Y (según el #SAT): 6%
2. Costo de la elusión fiscal corporativa anual en 🇲🇽: 8.3 mil millones de dólares

Como % de la recaudación total: 6 por ciento.

Lugar que ocupa 🇲🇽 entre los #evasores corporativos más grandes del 🌎: 12 de 147
3. Aumento en #recaudación durante los primeros 4 años de EPN: 4.4 puntos del PIB.

Lo que se necesita para pagar la reforma de pensiones aprobada por #AMLO: 5 pts más para 2046.

Lo que propone AMLO (y fuentes de este 🧵):…
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