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Twitter launches live scorecard for cricket, announces first community in India for cricket fans

The Cricket Twitter – India community is now live on the web and the iOS and Android apps. Twitter has also launched a live cricket scorecard in India. Twitter took action against 340 URLs last month for harassment, defamation and illegal activities Twitter starts testing downvoting on replies but it’s not that exciting. [Via]
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Tencent backs Indian social media Lokal

TechCrunch reported in August that India’s Pocket FM was in advanced talks to raise a round from Tencent and others. The Chinese giant, which has invested over $2 billion in Indian startups since 2016, also invested over $200 million in Indian social media platform ShareChat earlier this year, though the startup didn’t disclose Tencent’s involvement at the time of announcement. The firm, which also poured in more money in Indian music streaming service Gaana, has made several recent investments...
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Coronavirus live: Covid-linked deaths in Russia at record highs again; most cases in Bulgaria since April

Russia reports 1,036 deaths and 36,339 cases over past 24 hours; protests over restrictions even as over 4,500 new cases recorded in BulgariaOnly 14% of promised Covid doses reach poorest countriesSingapore’s healthcare system may be unable to cope, officials warnEngland: minister denies there is ‘plan C’ to ban Christmas mixingUK Covid updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverageIn the UK Labour’s shadow culture secretary Jo Stevens – she is MP for Cardiff Central – has been on Sky News, and...
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Tesla lobbies PM Modi’s office to slash taxes before it enters Indian market

Tesla Inc has urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office to slash import taxes on electric vehicles before it enters the market, four sources told Reuters, ratcheting up demands that faced objections from some Indian automakers. Tesla executives, including its head of policy in India, Manuj Khurana, took the company’s demands to Modi’s officials last month in a closed-door meeting, arguing that the taxes were too high, four sources familiar with the discussions said. The transport minis...
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Coronavirus live: Bulgaria records highest cases since April; India administers billionth jab

Protests over restrictions even as over 4,500 new cases recorded in Bulgaria; India has administered 1bn doses of the Covid vaccine in the country of 1.4bnOnly 14% of promised Covid doses reach poorest countriesSingapore’s healthcare system may be unable to cope, officials warnEngland: minister denies there is ‘plan C’ to ban Christmas mixing UK Covid updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverageIn the UK Labour’s shadow culture secretary Jo Stevens – she is MP for Cardiff Central – has been on...
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Over 180 People Killed After Heavy Rains in Nepal and India

Floods and landslides triggered by days of torrential rains have killed at least 99 people in Nepal since Monday.
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Lead Wallet is the simplest and most secure multi cryptocurrency wallet that allows users to store, spend, stake, and swap cryptocurrencies seamlessly at any time, and also support easy DeFi and NFT access. Most crypto wallets are just doing the same thing but we want our wallet to be much simpler to use without extra learning curve and still cater to the same audience of multi-chain crypto wallet traders (as well as dapp browser and swap feature). USA GET IT NextBigWhat profiles inter...
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Death toll passes 180 in Nepal and India floods

Heavy rain triggers flash floods and landslides in parts of India and Nepal.
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Coronavirus live: UK not seeing ‘unsustainable pressure’ on health service; India administers billionth jab

UK minister defends refusal to introduce measures to deal with rising cases; India has administered 1bn doses of the Covid vaccine in the country of 1.4bnOnly 14% of promised Covid doses reach poorest countriesSingapore’s healthcare system may be unable to cope with surging infections, officials warnNew Zealand’s daily cases pass grim milestoneAustralia’s 7m unused AstraZeneca doses may go to wasteBritish Medical Association says ‘time is now’ for Covid plan BSee all our coronavirus coverageIn t...
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Soaring Prices Dampen Consumer Mood in India's Festival Season

By Manoj Kumar and Sunil KatariaNEW DELHI (Reuters) - For Delhi resident Suman Milind, rising prices in India are casting a long shadow this year...
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India administers over one billion Covid vaccine doses

Government data showed around 30% of the eligible population is now fully inoculated against the disease in India.
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India: The Future Is Here, But Are We Ready! – Analyzing The Concept Of IPRs In Creations Of AI – Part 1: Qualification Of AI - Sujata Chaudhri IP Attorneys

In recent times, the role of Artificial Intelligence ("AI") in everyday life of people has increased substantially. Consequently, discussions regarding role of AI in various sectors...
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Coronavirus news live: India administers billionth vaccine dose; EU ‘unlikely’ to approve Sputnik V until 2022

India has administered 1bn doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in the country of 1.4bn; European Medicines Agency says delay in Russian data holding up processSingapore’s healthcare system may be unable to cope with surging infections, officials warnNew Zealand’s daily cases pass grim milestoneAustralia’s 7m unused AstraZeneca doses may go to wasteUS children aged 5-11 soon to get Covid jabs, White House saysBritish Medical Association says ‘time is now’ for Covid plan BSee all our coronavirus coverag...
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India: Fantasy Sports: Fantasy Or Reality? Impact Of Gambling Legislation - Obhan & Associates

Online fantasy sports gaming is booming in India and has in a short span become a prominent form of online gaming in the country, despite legal and regulatory challenges.
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Social media users pass the 4.5 billion mark

Social media users pass the 4.5 billion mark 21 Oct 2021 Active users have increased by more than 400 million over the past year. Our new Digital 2021 October Global Statshot Report – published in partnership with We Are Social and Hootsuite – is pac...
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Flood Deaths in India and Nepal Cross 150

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - More than 150 people have died in flooding across India and Nepal, officials said on Thursday, as unseasonably heavy rains...
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Floods and landslides kill at least 150 in India and Nepal

Record-breaking rains and heavy flooding have killed at least 150 people in India and Nepal this week, according to disaster management officials.
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Death toll passes 150 in Nepal and India floods

Heavy rain triggers flash floods and landslides in parts of India and Nepal.
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India delivers 1 billion Covid vaccines, but millions are yet to receive a single dose

India has administered more than 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses, a remarkable feat just months after a second wave of infection killed thousands of people across the country.
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India Hits 1B Vaccine Doses, Worries About Gap Between Shots

India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, passing a milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled its first crushing surge this year.
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Weight loss and mental health: 'Food has been my happiness'

The BBC followed India, 28, before and after gastric sleeve surgery.
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Weight loss, gastric sleeve, mental health and me

The BBC followed India, 28, before and after gastric sleeve surgery.
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One of the world's deadliest snakes found in shipping container sent from India

A British wildlife hospital received a call from a local stonemasonry firm about a long, spotted snake they found in a shipping...
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Rolls-Royce keen to partner Indian Navy for developing electric warships

Aero engines, power and propulsion systems major Rolls-Royce on Wednesday said it is keen to partner with Indian Navy for development of electric warships for its ‘Fleet of the Future’. The company is all set to showcase to Indian Navy customers its capabilities to design, build and deliver customised power and propulsion solutions for India’s naval modernisation requirements as part of the UK’s upcoming Carrier Strike Group tour, Rolls-Royce said in a statement. [Via]
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Flooding death toll passes 100 in Nepal and India's Uttarakhand

Heavy rain triggers flash floods in India's northern state of Uttarakhand and parts of Nepal.
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Bombay Parsi Punchayat trustees end hunger strike, say all issues resolved over elections

After high drama including a hunger protest by two of its trustees, the turmoil in the over 300-year-old Bombay Parsi Punchayat (BPP) was resolved on Wednesday evening. The BPP, the apex body representing Parsis and the city’s largest private landlord, has been wrecked due to continuous infighting among its trustees for over a decade now. Article by Nauzer Bharucha | Times of India On Wednesday evening, after a series of meetings, all the five trustees unanimously agreed to cut short their t...
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China and Russia send message to Japan and US with first-of-its-kind transit by warships

A group of Russian and Chinese naval vessels during joint military drills in the Sea of Japan in a still image from video taken October 18, 2021. Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS Chinese and Russian vessels have for the first time jointly sailed through the Tsugaru Strait between Japan's Honshu and Hokkaido islands. The strait is an international waterway due to a Cold War-era decision to allow US ships carrying nuclear weapons to pass through without violating Japan's ...
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India: Patent Licensing Firm TOT Power Control Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Apple's 3G Cellular Technology - Khurana and Khurana

Recently, TOT Power Control, S.L. ("TOT"), a technology and patent licensing entity has filed a complaint against Apple, Inc. ("Apple") alleging infringement of two of TOT's patents.
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Tesla Lobbies Modi's Office in India to Slash Taxes Before It Enters Market-Sources

By Aditi Shah and Aditya KalraNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office to slash import taxes on...
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At least 150 dead in flooding and landslides in India and Nepal

Himalayan state of Uttarakhand suffers heaviest rain in more than 100 years, with Nepal also badly affectedMore than 150 people have died in devastating floods across India and Nepal, after some of the heaviest rainfall in over a century triggered flash flooding and landslides.In the north Indian state of Uttarakhand, at least 46 people died and 11 were missing following record-breaking rainfall caused by cloudbursts, an intense deluge of rain, on Monday and Tuesday. Continue reading...
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