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NLC Shorts: Check out the Top 4 news around the globe.

  1. Islamists behead more than 50 people in a football pitch in Mozambique.

More than 50 people have been beheaded by Islamist militants in a goriest attack in Mozambique.

The bodies of the victims were found across a forest clearing at a football pit h which was used as an ‘execution ground’ by terrorists.

Some of the gunmen are said to have chanted ‘Allahu Akbar’ when they raided a village and abducted some of its women, while others slaughtered victims in nearby Muatide, according to BBC News.

At least 15 boys among them were found dead and some of them were teenagers taking part in the male initiation ceremony.

2. Zoom CEO lost $5 billion after Pfizer vaccine announcement.

Eric Yuan, world’s popular videoconferencing platform Zoom today lost the wealth of $5 billion after US based drug company Pfizer declared its COVID- 19 vaccine as 90% safe after the trials.

Zoom has hosted school lessons, corporate meetings, webinar, etc. and had more than 300 million participants a day due to Coronavirus Pandemic, making the Chinese born immigrant in US Yuan the 40th richest man in the globe with a net worth of $28.6 billion.

However the shares of the videoconferencing app fell by 17% in New York, deducting the Yuan’s net worth of $5.1 billion.

3. Sale and use of firecrackers banned in these 13 cities of UP.

The Uttar Pradesh Government has announced the ban of sale and use of firecrackers till November 30 in the cities like Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi, Agra, Meerut, Hapur, Ghaziabad, Lucknow, Kanpur, Moradabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Bulandshahar, and Bagpat.

The action has been taken due to increasing air pollution in the cities reviewed by the government. However, the further cities are yet to be checked.

4. 6- year old from Gujarat became world’s youngest computer programmer.

Meet Arham Om Talsania, a 6 year old student from Gujarat who has been declared as world’s youngest computer programmer by the Guinness World Records.

Arham was born on 24th January, 2013 and his father is a software engineer. At the age of 6 years and 364 days, he cleared the Python Programming language certification exam.

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