@marciasekhose Another big milestone for the #LGBTQ community in India is expected soon as the Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the elevation of senior advocate #SaurabhKirpal as judge of the Delhi High Court.
@marciasekhose If appointed then Kirpal would make history by becoming the first openly gay judge to hold the position.
The appointment is yet to be confirmed but the journey so far hasn’t been one without hurdles.
@marciasekhose A new study shows the #earth’s atmosphere is expanding due to #climatechange. The study revealed that the tropopause which sits on top of the troposphere has been expanding upward at around 164 feet every decade since 1980.
@MyNykaa@Krittiiii .@MyNykaa founder and chief executive #FalguniNayar has become India’s wealthiest self-made female billionaire after the beauty ecommerce brand’s successful initial public offering (IPO).
The research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that a significant portion of this ocean plastic debris is expected to make its way onto either beaches or the seabed within three to four years.
One 97 Communications — the parent company of digital payments giant #Paytm — launched its ₹18,300 crore ($2.4 billion) initial public offering (IPO) on Monday, at a price band of ₹2,080-₹2,150 per share.
The lot size has been set at six shares, which means that a lot would cost ₹12,900 at the upper price band. It will close for subscription on Wednesday, November 10, and the allotment will be announced on November 15.
@jainrounak#ElonMusk, the world’s richest man, has said that he is willing to sell his #Tesla stock and spends $6 billion to end world hunger. This comes in response to a tweet made by David Beasley, director of the #UN’s World Food Programme (WFP).
@jainrounak In his tweet, Beasley had mentioned the $36 billion increase in Musk’s net worth after Hertz ordered 100,000 Teslas. He added that one-sixth of this increase, which is $6 billion, could help save 42 million people who are suffering from famine.
@Bhaktimakwana18 With the recent launch of Ola’s electric scooters, and buzz around existing #ElectricVehicle (EV) models by Tata Motors, MG Motor, Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M), Audi and others, electric vehicles are increasingly becoming the flavour of our times.
@VaamanaaSethi As #Kerala is already fighting a tough battle with #COVID19 cases, accounting for more than 50% of daily cases in India, a sudden outbreak of #NipahVirus has created more tension in the state.
@VaamanaaSethi A 12 year-old boy in Kozhikode district succumbed to #NipahVirus on September 7. The boy had symptoms of encephalitis (swollen brain) and myocarditis (inflammation of heart muscles).
@Krittiiii The leaders of 22 Indian #startups and venture capital (VC) firms jointly wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on July 29, urging the Indian government to allow direct overseas listing of companies based in India.
@Krittiiii The industry leaders, in a copy of the letter seen by Business Insider, have highlighted that many successful Indian #startups have continued to be at the forefront of driving massive tech transformation in India & building globally competitive products & services.
In a bid to bury the ghost of retrospective taxation, the government on Thursday brought a bill in the Lok Sabha to withdraw all back tax demands on companies such as Cairn Energy and Vodafone and said it will refund the money collected to enforce such levies. #retrospectivetax
#retrospectivetax: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced 'The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021' in the Lok Sabha that seeks to withdraw tax demands made using a 2012 retrospective legislation to tax the indirect transfer of Indian assets.
@CoinDCX@pabsgill “Bitcoin is Bitcoin, and that’s all it needs to be,” said Square and Twitter CEO #JackDorsey on August 3 after earnings of his digital payments company showed that Bitcoin accounts for more than half of its revenue.
@CoinDCX@pabsgill Whether #Bitcoin is a digital asset, a currency, a financial instrument, or property has been a hotly debated topic among regulators, governments and economists — and a consensus is yet to emerge.
@KIPAC1 For the first time, scientists have seen the light behind a black hole.
Because no light can pass through a #BlackHole and come out the other side, the discovery further confirms #AlbertEinstein's theory that massive objects, like black holes and neutron stars, warp space.
@KIPAC1 This particular black hole, 800 million light-years away, was distorting space so much that astronomers could see X-ray explosions flashing behind it.
@Krittiiii#KaranBajaj, former Discover Network CEO, had founded #WhiteHatJr in 2018. The company started off as a platform that solely focused on live online one-on-one coding classes for kids in preschool to middle school.