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Beyond 280 Characters: Twitter Boss Who Loved Beanie, Beard, All-Black, Says Goodbye As CEO

NEW DELHI: Jack Dorsey, the billionaire Silicon Valley coder who dabbled in facial-hair and came close to becoming a masseur and drawing pencil-skirts, before he snubbed lakhs when he boldly banned then US president Donald Trump from the micro-blogging site, has called it a day at Twitter, the company he co-founded in 2006. Jack, who

NZ Pull Off Stunning Draw In Tense Kanpur Test

KANPUR: Ajaz Patel and Rachin Ravindra survived crucial 52 balls after the fall of the 9th wicket to ensure New Zealand draw the match and deny India a victory on the 5th day of the first Test here on Monday. Chasing 280 on the final day was always out of sight for the New Zealanders

Tharoor-led Parliament Panel Summons Facebook Today Over Women Safety

NEW DELHI: The parliamentary standing Committee on Information Technology (IT) led by MP Shashi Tharoor has summoned representatives of social media giant Facebook today in the wake of growing issues involving protection of citizens’ rights and safety of women in digital social and online news media platforms. “To hear the views of representatives of Facebook,

COVID and Telehealth: Is Telemedicine the future of healthcare?

Telehealth and Telemedicine, often used interchangeably, have become synonymous with healthcare services during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Telemedicine, that was historically considered less viable as it faced adoption barriers from providers, patients, and payers alike, has undergone a massive expansion over the last year-and-a-half. One study comparing health insurance claims for telemedicine reported an increase

Beijing Winter Olympics: Swiss Body Accepts Tibetan Complaints Against IOC

GENEVA: The Swiss National Contact Point (NCP) has accepted the complaint filed by Swiss-based Tibet groups against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for violating the OECD guidelines by having awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics Games to China. The complainants had alleged that the IOC had awarded the hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics to the

WTO Postpones Ministerial Conference Amid Concerns Over New Covid Variant ‘Omicron’

GENEVA: The World Trade Organization postponed the 12TH Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva, Switzerland on Saturday following the discovery of ‘Omicron’, a new strain of the coronavirus. The conference was scheduled to take place from 30 November 2021 to 3 December 2021. *ANNOUNCEMENT* The imminent Ministerial Conference is postponed after an outbreak of a new strain

White Collar Terrorism: Plaguing The Valley Of Kashmir

We all know of white collar crime, a term coined by the American sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1939 and broadly defined as a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of their occupation. White collar crime typically differs from blue collar crime on the basis of the social

Kangana Ranaut Summoned By Delhi Assembly Panel Over Her ‘Offensive’ Remarks On Sikhs

NEW DELHI: Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut on Thursday was summoned by the Peace and Harmony Committee of the Delhi Assembly over her remarks against Sikhs through her Instagram profile. She has been asked to appear before the committee headed by Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha on December 6 at 12pm. “The Committee has received

Mamata Gets A Coup On Cong, Inducts Its 12 MLAs In Meghalaya

NEW DELHI: On a day when visiting West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee met PM Narendra Modi over Tripura issues, her party Trinamool Congress on late Wendesday inducted 12 Congress MLAs following a revolt by former Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma. The departure of these legislators is a huge setback for Congress in Meghalaya. Congress is now

Is India Headed Towards A ‘Bloody Winter’ On The LAC And LoC?

The deadly scuffle that took place between the Indian and Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley of Eastern Ladakh region in June 2020, quickly morphed into a major military stand-off between the two Asian nuclear powers. Despite holding 13 rounds of Corps Commander level talks, both sides have failed to achieve a complete de-escalation so

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