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Rimac Nevera beats Tesla as the world's fastest electric car

With the largest battery pack ever fitted to a production car, Nevera can travel 340 miles on a single charge, while the agile and electrically adjustable dampers and active aerodynamics of the Rimac All-Wheel-Torque Vectoring 2 ensures a comfortable and quiet cruise

Germany's Deutsche Bahn, Siemens team up for driverless train

This is similar to India’s own fully automated driverless train, which travels on Delhi Metro’s 37-kilometre-long Magenta Line that connects Janakpuri West in Delhi to Botanical Garden in Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Facebook rebrands itself as Meta; broadens reach to new areas

While Meta will offer other products and services, including Facebook Messenger, Facebook Watch, and Facebook Portal, the change will not apply to its individual platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp

PM launches Kushinagar International Airport in UP

This is the ninth airport in Uttar Pradesh and the government plans to set up 17 more airports in the state in the near future, civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said while speaking on the occasion

Govt carves out 7 new defence companies from ordnance units

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the formation of 7 new defence companies carved out of ordnance factories which, he said, would form a strong base for the military strength of the country in times to come

Tata Motors to raise $1 bn from TPG Rise Climate for new EV unit

TPG Rise Climate and its partner will invest Rs7,500-crore through compulsorily convertible instruments to secure between 11 and 15 per cent stake in the new company, which will have an equity valuation of up to $9.1 billion

David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens share Economics Nobel 2021

David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens have provided new insights about the labour market and shown what conclusions about cause and effect can be drawn from natural experiments that has spread to other fields and revolutionised empirical research,” says the Nobel Prize committee

US retailer 7-Eleven rides piggy back Reliance Retail into India

Based in Irving, Texas, SEI operates, franchises and/or licenses more than 77,000 convenience-retailing stores in 18 countries and regions, including 16,000 in North America

Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov share Nobel Peace Prize 2021

Maria Ressa used freedom of expression to expose abuse of power, use of violence and growing authoritarianism in her native country, the Philippines, while Dmitry Muratov has for decades defended freedom of speech in Russia under increasingly challenging conditions, according tp the Nobel Prize Committee

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US Retreat Pushes Afghanistan Back Into The Dark Ages

Not just that, the US and its allies have taken home enough of the lesser Talibans so that liberal democrats in those countries can nurture refugee-driven unrest, to challenge and destabilise governments there

The Perils of `Indian' Democracy

Like the socialist state withering away at its extreme, the liberals think that extreme liberalism would also help drive the state into anarchy!

The Arrogance Of Twitter, The Social Parasite!

“Your account is now available for use. Please be aware that any additional notices against your account may result in your account being locked again and potentially suspended. In order to avoid this, do not post additional material in violation of our Copyright Policy and immediately remove any material from your account for which you are not authorised to post,” the social media app warned India’s IT minister Shivshankar Prasad after unlocking the account

Stifling fiscal freedom

While a uniform tax rate would disable low-income and developing countries wanting to preserve or enhance their corporate tax base and mobilise revenue, the G7 is more concerned about the shift of income from intangible sources such as drug patents, software and royalties on intellectual property to these low-tax jurisdictions

An unbreakable bond during torrid times

Jennifer Rosner in conversation with Swetha Amit on  the idea behind her book, The Yellow Bird Sings, set in the backdrop of WWII, where a Jewish mother in hiding with her children introduces them to music to soothe their frayed nerves

Reimagining Ramayana

Aditya Iyengar in conversation with Swetha Amit about his book ‘Bhumika.’

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