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Nov 14, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
Google announced the Doodle for Google 2022 competition winners, flagging off Children's Day celebrations in India. Shlok Mukherjee from Kolkata has been declared the winner out of 115,000 entries from over 100 cities by participants between Grades 1-10.… Mukherjee wrote, "In the next 25 years, India will have scientists develop their own eco-friendly robot for humanity's betterment. India will have.. intergalactic travels from Earth to space. India will develop more in the field of yoga & Ayurveda..."
Nov 14, 2022 6 tweets 2 min read
FTX and its talismanic leader Sam Bankman-Fried have fallen from the upper rungs of the crypto universe. Of course, his inner circle is under investigation. Among them is Nishad Singh, an Indian-origin engineer who was also his housemate. Today's story is about him. #SBF_FTX 1/6 Singh joined FTX as its Director of Engineering in 2019. Prior to that, he was part of its sister organization Alameda Research, which is at the center of the current controversy. He had joined Alameda in 2017. More on the controversy later. 2/6
Oct 26, 2022 7 tweets 3 min read
As Rishi Sunak emerged victorious in the race to become United Kingdom's prime minister—the third in two months—on Monday, over 7,000 kilometers away, Indians were celebrating that he has proved "Winston Churchill" wrong. Read on for the complete story.… In light of Indian-origin Sunak's appointment as the UK PM, Indians are celebrating that Indian-origin people have proved their mettle to show Churchill was wrong. Post-independence, India has been swiftly growing & is the world's biggest democracy & a major trade destination.
Oct 25, 2022 7 tweets 3 min read
Have you wondered about the veracity of stories regarding unidentified flying saucers? We may soon get an answer. NASA has established a first-of-its-kind panel to study unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) or unidentified flying objects (UFOs).… A group of 16 scientists will spend the next nine months looking into events involving bizarre flying objects or unnatural phenomena. Over the course of this period, NASA's new panel will study about UAPs & lay the foundation for future studies on them by NASA & other agencies.
Oct 25, 2022 8 tweets 4 min read
Rishi Sunak scripted history on Monday after winning the race to lead the Conservative Party & became the PM of the United Kingdom. The attention is now on his wife—Akshata Murty too, as they move into 10 Downing Street. Here's more about her.… Image Sunak was on Tuesday officially appointed as the 57th UK PM by King Charles III. The former British finance minister, who is of Indian origin, is also the first-ever Hindu prime minister of the UK. Image
Oct 25, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read
India recorded its lowest number of daily COVID-19 cases in 196 days, or more than 6 months, with a three-digit tally of 862 on Tuesday. The total number of active cases has also dropped below 23,000 as per data from Union Health & Family Welfare Ministry.… Nearly 65L people died worldwide as a result of several waves of COVID-19, which were initially recorded in November 2019 & quickly put everything on halt. Some studies claim 94L more people (compared to the reported global total) died between January 2020 & December 2021.
Oct 25, 2022 6 tweets 3 min read
As Marvel geeks, it is our duty to keep ourselves updated and spread the word, whenever there's an update about movies of the franchise. So, let's check out five Marvel films that are coming up. #MarvelStudios #MCU… 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' has locked November 11, 2022, as its premiere date and it's a part of MCU's Phase IV. Ryan Coogler is at the helm of the movie, which will be led by Letitia Wright who will play the central character Shuri. #BlackPantherWakandaForever
Oct 23, 2022 7 tweets 3 min read
Indian cricket team ace #ViratKohli slammed his 34th T20I fifty in a crucial 2022 ICC T20 World Cup Super 12 Group 2 match versus Pakistan on Sunday. Kohli came to the crease early on in a chase of 160 at the MCG. We decode Kohli's stats.… Image Kohli took his time early on and then went after the bowlers as the asking rate kept increasing. He finished on an unbeaten 82 from 53 balls, smashing six fours and four sixes. Kohli struck at 154.72. He shared a century-plus stand alongside Hardik Pandya. Image
Oct 23, 2022 11 tweets 5 min read
India beat Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup opener at MCG. The Men in Blue chased 160, with Virat Kohli & Hardik Pandya sharing a century. India bounced back after Naseem Shah & Harris Rauf wreaked havoc. India's Arshdeep Singh & Pandya shared 6 wickets.… Image India had a magical start after skipper Rohit Sharma elected to field. Pacers Arshdeep & Bhuvneshwar Kumar outfoxed the batters with vicious swing. Iftikhar Ahmed & Shan Masood controlled the damage. Hardik Pandya brought India back in the hunt, Masood took Pakistan to 159/8. Image
Sep 12, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
Here's something that will have you loving Dubai to the "moon" and back. Well, the news is that the "City of Gold" is all set to get the world's first gigantic moon-shaped resort! Here's everything you should know about it.… Moon World Resorts, a Canada-based architecture firm, has proposed the idea of creating a moon-shaped resort in Dubai. Its founders claim that "Moon Dubai" will be the largest and the most profitable modern-day tourism project in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Sep 12, 2022 7 tweets 3 min read
Apple will start rolling out iOS 16 to iPhone 8 and above from 10 am PT onward today (10.30 pm IST). iOS 16 will offer personalized lock screens, big changes to iMessages, and improved security, among other features. Read on for more details. #iOS16… iOS 16 offers new methods to personalize lock screens, like changing font styles & adding favorite photos. Create your own lock screens with different backdrops. To switch, simply touch the display, hold, and swipe. Editing or unsending recently sent messages are also possible.
Sep 12, 2022 6 tweets 3 min read
Parts of Delhi will experience a shortage of water supply this week, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said on Sunday. In an advisory on Sunday, the DJB said that people must store water in advance. Here's more.… According to the DJB, the water supply will be completely cut off or will be available at low pressure on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.
Sep 9, 2022 8 tweets 4 min read
The second wife of King Charles III was once called a "Rottweiler" by Princess Diana, but is now the Queen Consort of the UK. As Charles takes over Britain after the death of Queen Elizabeth II, he will be accompanied by Queen Consort Camilla.… Image The longest-serving British monarch, #QueenElizabethII, passed away on Thursday after serving as the ruler for seven decades. The Queen had reportedly been on a summer break in Scotland since July and had been experiencing trouble walking and standing since October last year. Image
Aug 24, 2022 6 tweets 3 min read
Xiaomi is getting ready to launch a new series or sub-brand for tech enthusiasts. The brand's upcoming line-up could include a range of smartphones along with some tablets. The devices are expected to be powered by Qualcomm 700 series chipsets. #Xiaomi… India's tech enthusiast segment has been largely acquired by brands like OnePlus and Google. However, the country hasn't seen many Pixel phones in recent years, and OnePlus appears to have switched to more mainstream devices.
Aug 24, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read
Yes, you read that right! The stray dogs in Kushkal village of Palanpur, Gujarat are literally 'crorepatis' and enjoy a luxurious life. The luxury is such that not even a single one out of the approximate 150 stray dogs sleeps empty stomach.… Kushkal village in Palanpur, Gujarat is home to about 700 people, however, the real millionaires are the dogs that live there. According to villagers, ancestors of this non-descript village had allotted 20 bighas of agricultural land solely for stray dogs in this place.
Aug 24, 2022 6 tweets 3 min read
The Centre issued an advisory on the new 'mystery virus' tomato flu on Tuesday, the newest ailment in India. According to experts, this infectious disease is reportedly a variant of Hand Foot and Mouth Disease (HMFD) targeting young children.… The advisory was issued after more than 100 cases were reported in Kerala, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, and Haryana. The Health Ministry noted that much like other viral infections, patients witness fever, rashes, and joint pain.
Aug 24, 2022 6 tweets 3 min read
A Tesla owner found an interesting solution to end his struggle of finding car keys by implanting them in his hand. Extreme? Not for Brandon Dalaly. He shared a video of the chip getting installed in his hand & later using it to unlock the car with ease.… The chip implanted in Dalaly's hand is called Vivokey Apex. It uses NFC technology to interact with the car. Vivokey Apex runs small software programs called Java Card applets. You can wirelessly install apps into the chip and then use them.
Aug 13, 2022 7 tweets 3 min read
Have you ever been scared of news of asteroids hurtling toward Earth? Well, things are about to change for good as NASA's 'Double Asteroid Redirection Test' or DART is set to deflect an asteroid on September 26. Here are more details.… One might wonder, why do we even need a planetary defense system? Earth has been in existence for over 4.5 billion years. In that time, many asteroids have crashed into our planet.
Aug 12, 2022 7 tweets 3 min read
The Delhi government will return to the old regime of retail liquor sale in the capital city from September 1. The decision comes in wake of a massive controversy over its new liquor law. Here, we detail the changes in the trade.… Image The Delhi excise policy has been a cause of contention between the AAP & the BJP-led central govt. Earlier, Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena had also written to the CBI, urging an investigation into the liquor policy approved by the AAP administration last year. Image
Aug 12, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read
Tragically, things don't seem to be looking well for comedian-actor #RajuSrivastava, who suffered a major heart attack on Wednesday in New Delhi. The 58-year-old was immediately rushed to AIIMS and has been put on a ventilator, due to his condition.… Image In a conversation with a publication, comedian and Srivastava's friend Ahsaan Qureshi revealed that the comedy stalwart has been unconscious for the past 25 to 30 hours. Image
Aug 12, 2022 7 tweets 3 min read
Urvashi Rautela & Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant have found themselves in a controversy. In an interview, Rautela had mentioned a "Mr. RP" who waited for her at a Delhi hotel for over 10 hours. Reacting to this, Pant took a dig at her on his Insta Story.… Image Cricketers being linked to actors isn't a new phenomenon in India. Pant and Rautela have made headlines repeatedly due to rumors of their alleged "relationship" and it was also reported that the duo eventually split up since things didn't work out. Image