Mirabai Chanu: I dedicate this medal to my country and thank the billion prayers of all Indians | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Mirabai Chanu: I dedicate this medal to my country and thank the billion prayers of all Indians | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Five years ago, at the Rio Olympics, Mirabai Chanu could not record even a single valid lift in the clean and jerk round. She broke down, depression seeped in. But even in that state, she did one thing right. Mira didn’t give up. She defeated depression, battled through injury and today, did what … Read more

Mercedes-Benz Plans to Invest Over EUR 40 Billion in All-Electric Drive

Mercedes-Benz Hits Accelerator in E-Car Race With Tesla, Plans to Invest Over EUR 40 Billion by 2030

Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler plans to invest more than EUR 40 billion ($47 billion or roughly Rs. 3,50,442 crores) by 2030 to be ready to take on Tesla in an all-electric car market, but warned the shift in technology would lead to job cuts. Outlining its strategy for an electric future, the inventor of the modern … Read more

UN adopts first resolution on vision, aims to help 1 billion

Image Source : AP A boy undergoes an eyesight examination performed by volunteer ophthalmologists, in Nucsoara, Romania The U.N. General Assembly approved its first-ever resolution on vision Friday, calling on its 193 member nations to ensure access to eye care for everyone in their countries which would contribute to a global effort to help at … Read more

Death toll in central China floods rises to 56, losses mount to $10 billion – Times of India

Death toll in central China floods rises to 56, losses mount to $10 billion - Times of India

BEIJING: The death toll from the rain-triggered unprecedented floods in central China has risen to 56 with five people reported missing and the official estimated losses totalled about $10 billion, the state media reported on Friday. The torrential rains, the heaviest in 1,000 years, have affected about three million people in Henan province and a … Read more

Death toll in central China floods rises to 56, losses mount to USD 10 billion

Image Source : PTI 56 people have been killed due to unprecedented floods in China. (Image for Representation) The death toll from the rain-triggered unprecedented floods in central China has risen to 56 with five people reported missing and the official estimated losses totaled about USD 10 billion, the state media reported on Friday. The … Read more

Microsoft data center in Hyderabad: After Amazon, Microsoft planning $2 billion data centre in Telangana | India Business News – Times of India

Microsoft data center in Hyderabad: After Amazon, Microsoft planning $2 billion data centre in Telangana | India Business News - Times of India

HYDERABAD: After bagging ecommerce giant Amazon’s $2.77 billion data centre last year, Telangana is all set to net one of Microsoft’s largest data centre projects entailing an investment of over $2 billion. The proposed investment is slated to be one of the largest by Microsoft outside the United States. TOI has learnt that Microsoft has … Read more

Cryptocurrency Firm FTX Trading’s Valuation Rises to $18 Billion

Cryptocurrency Firm FTX Trading

FTX Trading said on Tuesday its valuation had risen to $18 billion (roughly Rs. 1,34,280 crores) after a $900-million (roughly Rs. 6,710 crores) funding round that included SoftBank Group and was one of the biggest fundraisers for a cryptocurrency company. The round saw participation from more than 60 investors, including venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, … Read more

Over USD 157 billion deployed in last 15 months to fight Covid pandemic: World Bank

Image Source : AP Registered nurse La Tanya Forbes, right, is inoculated with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine by RN Cheryl Birmingham In its largest-ever crisis response, the World Bank has deployed over USD 157 billion to fight the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health, economic and social fronts over the last 15 months. This … Read more

Zoom to Buy Cloud Software Provider Five9 in $15 Billion Deal

Zoom to Buy Cloud Software Provider Five9 in $15 Billion Deal

Zoom Video Communications has agreed to buy cloud software provider Five9 in an all-stock deal worth about $14.7 billion (roughly Rs. 1,09,890 crores) to target business clients looking to boost customer engagement, it said on Sunday. The teleconferencing services provider has become a household name and investor favourite in the year since the coronavirus pandemic, … Read more

‘$1 billion is the new $100 million’: Flush with unicorns, India’s tech moment arrives – Times of India

'$1 billion is the new $100 million': Flush with unicorns, India’s tech moment arrives - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Last week marked a watershed for technology startups in India, as a record bout of fundraising shifted attention to the world’s second-most populous market, just as investors were becoming spooked by a crackdown on internet companies in China. Food-delivery app Zomato Ltd became the nation’s first unicorn to make its stock-market debut, raising … Read more

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