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17 Nov
#Wildlife | 18 hilarious winners of this year's Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

@ComedyWildlife

#wildlifephotography #nature #animals
@ComedyWildlife Highly Commended: Andy Parkinson captured two bear cubs play-fighting in "Let's Dance."

@ComedyWildlife

#wildlifephotography #nature #animals
@ComedyWildlife Highly Commended: A mudskipper appears to have an audience in "See Who Jumps High" by Chu Han Lin.

@ComedyWildlife

#wildlifephotography #nature #animals
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16 Nov
India is set to get its first openly gay judge

#SaurabhKirpal

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By @marciasekhose
@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.

#SaurabhKirpal #LGBTQ
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16 Nov
Former #Myntra CEO started #MensaBrand in May ⁠and it’s already worth a billion dollars

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By @Krittiiii
@Krittiiii .@MensaBrands, founded only six months ago by Myntra’s former chief executive Ananth Narayanan (@ANarayanan24), is the latest as well as the youngest #startup to enter the #unicorn club.
@Krittiiii @MensaBrands @ANarayanan24 Mensa brand’s business model is based on the New York-based e-commerce player Thras.io, which acquires small merchants and brands listed on #Amazon marketplace.

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15 Nov
#ClimateChange is expanding the #earth's lower atmosphere and it's not a good sign

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@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.

#ClimateCrisis
@marciasekhose The findings of the study published in the journal Science Advances detail how #climatechange is causing these changes in the lowest layer of the #earth’s atmosphere.

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10 Nov
#FalguniNayar becomes India’s wealthiest self-made female billionaire after Nykaa’s successful IPO

#NykaaIPO @MyNykaa

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By @Krittiiii
@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).

#nykaa #nykaaIPO
@MyNykaa @Krittiiii According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Nayar’s net worth surged to $6.5 billion as Nykaa listed at a over 70% premium on the stock market.

#FalguniNayar #nykaa #nykaaIPO
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10 Nov
#COVID19 pandemic generated more than 8 million tonnes of #plasticwaste globally, says study

#GlobalWarming #pollution #environment

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The #COVID19 pandemic has generated more than eight million tonnes of #plasticwaste globally, with over 25,000 tonnes of it entering the oceans, according to a study.

#GlobalWarming #pollution #environment
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.

#plasticwaste #pollution #COVID19
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9 Nov
One 97 Communications — the parent company of digital payments giant #Paytm has launched its ₹18,300 crore ($2.4 billion) initial public offering (IPO)

#PayTmIPO #IPO #StockMarket
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.

#PayTmIPO
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.

The listing date has been set at November 18.

#PayTmIPO
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8 Nov
#InPics | Astonishing images of Roman slave quarters in #Pompeii frozen in time for almost 2,000 years by volcanic eruption

#Discovery #ancient

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An immaculately preserved room, once inhabited by slaves, has been discovered in the ancient Roman city of #Pompeii in #Italy, said The Archaeological Park of Pompeii.

#Discovery #ancient
In the small undecorated room of just 16sqm remains three beds, a chamber pot that would have been used as a toilet, a wooden chest containing horse harnesses, and a single small window.

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8 Nov
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#Quizereum, your weekly crypto quiz (Edition 20) has now closed. Here is a quick look at the answers to last week's quiz.

How many of these did you get right? If you missed the chance, do participate next week and win rewards!

@BiIndia X @WazirXIndia
This cryptocurrency based on a recent popular Netflix TV series grew by 300% in one hour but dropped to $0 after peaking at $2,861 in a 'rug pull'?

✔️SQUID
❌DARK
❌CROWN
❌ELITE
Which memecoin titled the "Dogecoin Killer", has overtaken Bitcoin in India as the top traded coin last week on WazirX?

✔️Shiba Inu
❌Akita Inu
❌Lowchen
❌Chow Chow
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1 Nov
#ElonMusk is ready to spend $6 billion to end world hunger, asks #UN to provide a plan

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By @jainrounak
@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.

#ElonMusk #UN #Tesla
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1 Nov
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#Quizereum, your weekly crypto quiz (Edition 19) has now closed. Here is a quick look at the answers to last week's quiz.

How many of these did you get right? If you missed the chance, do participate next week and win rewards!

@BiIndia X @WazirXIndia
Which country outlawed crypto mining due to the surges in illicit coal extraction? The incident came to light when a coal mine which was revived without permission flooded and trapped 21 miners.

❌Iceland
❌Russia
❌India
✔️China
This billionare recently hinted at resuming crypto payments soon

✔️Elon Musk
❌Jeff Bezos
❌Richard Branson
❌Bill Gates
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30 Oct
There's a battle currently ongoing between #cryptocurrencies to be the most environmentally friendly option in the market.

Are you up to date on all things crypto? Take this quiz, #Quizereum, to find out.

@WazirXIndia @timesprime

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9 Sep
If you can’t buy #Ola or #Tesla shares, these are six stocks to track if you are looking to play the EV revolution in India

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By @Bhaktimakwana18

#WorldEVDay #WorldEVDay2021
@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.

#WorldEVDay #WorldEVDay2021
@Bhaktimakwana18 On the occasion of #WorldEVDay, let us get to know about some of the companies that seem to be celebrating the #ElectricVehicle revolution.

#WorldEVDay2021
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9 Sep
EXCLUSIVE: Here's how #SolRazr plans to do for #Solana what #Alchemy did for #Ethereum with $1.5 million in its pocket

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By @pabsgill

@Solrazr_App
@pabsgill @Solrazr_App SolRazr, a crypto startup based out of India, plans to build the first-ever developer ecosystem around the #Solana blockchain.

@Solrazr_App
In its seed funding round, the venture platform raised $1.5 million from investors like Moonrock Capital, Ascensive Assets, and Morningstar Ventures.

@Solrazr_App #Solana
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8 Sep
#NipahVirus — All you need to know about symptoms, treatment and precautions

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By @VaamanaaSethi
@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).

#Kerala #COVID19
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6 Aug
From #Unacademy to #Swiggy ⁠— Prime Minister #NarendraModi gets a request from founders of India’s biggest startups

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@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.

#NarendraModi
@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.

#NarendraModi
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6 Aug
👉#RBI keeps interest rates unchanged at 4 pc; to continue with accommodative stance as long as necessary

👉Aggregate supply is still below pre-covid levels. There is a broad-based recovery in aggregate demand

#ShaktikantaDas #RBIPolicy
👉Consumer confidence for the year ahead has returned to 'optimistic' from historic lows

👉Projection for real GDP growth retained at 9.5% for FY22

#ShaktikantaDas #RBIPolicy
👉Interest rates unchanged, monetary policy stance remains 'accommodative' as five out of six MPC members vote in favour of it

👉Action aimed at prioritising growth and addressing distress in economy

#ShaktikantaDas #RBIPolicy
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5 Aug
Indian government brings in a bill to bury the infamous retrospective tax that haunted #Cairn and #Vodafone for nearly a decade

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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.
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4 Aug
@BiIndia together with @CoinDCX brings to you #CryptoInjest, a crypto comic series covering news, views & more 👇

‘Bitcoin is Bitcoin’ — #JackDorsey’s Square reports a three-fold increase in revenue from the world’s oldest #cryptocurrency - By @pabsgill

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@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.

#CryptoInjest @CoinDCX
@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.

#CryptoInjest @CoinDCX
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4 Aug
A #BlackHole warped space-time so much that astronomers saw flashes of light from its far side

#discovery #space @KIPAC1

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@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.

#BlackHole #discovery #space @KIPAC1 Image
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4 Aug
#WhiteHatJr’s CEO #KaranBajaj quits exactly a year after #Byjus acquired the company

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@Krittiiii #KaranBajaj, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of coding-for-kids startup #WhiteHatJr, has announced his exit from the three-year-old edtech startup.

#Byjus #edtech
@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.
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