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Modi Emerges As Most Tweeted About World Leader After Trump
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Modi Emerges As Most Tweeted About World Leader After Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as the "most tweeted about world leader" after US President Donald Trump in 2017, micro-blogging site Twitter said today. Two postings of former US president Barack Obama were among the top three most-liked tweets of 2017. Obama's tweet "No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin or his background or his religion..." was the second most retweeted tweets of the year.   "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017 A tweet by Carter Wilkerson "Help me please... a man needs his nuggs" which was retweeted 3.6 million times was the most retweeted tweet of this year, acco...
Facebook Says Over 40 Lakh Indians Pledged For Blood Donation
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Facebook Says Over 40 Lakh Indians Pledged For Blood Donation

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]ver 40 lakh people in India have signed up as blood donors on Facebook since it pioneered the feature in October, the first in any country, the social media giant has announced. At its second annual Social Good Forum yesterday in New York, Facebook said it will roll out the blood donation feature in Bangladesh early next year, as it unveiled a host of new tools and initiatives for communities to help people. Facebook had in October launched a new blood donations feature, starting in India, to make it easier for people to donate blood. "There are now more than 4 million blood donors signed up on Facebook in India," said Naomi Gleit, Facebooks vice president of social good. In addition to enabling people in need to connect to blood donors, our tools also a...
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Elon Musk In His Bet, Built The Biggest Battery In World Under 100 Days

Elon Musk made a bet! He remembers, and he made sure that the company delivers what he promised. Musk made a bet to build the biggest Li-ion battery in the world in 100 days to help South Australia to deal with its energy problem and he did. "Tesla will get the system installed and working 100 days from contract signature or it is free." Musk tweeted at the time of a deal initially negotiated over twitter. This world's largest lithium ion battery will be placed in testing this summer in South Australia and energized for the first time in the coming days as it enters a phase of regulatory testing, as per the press release. "Tesla Powerpacks, connected to Neoen's Hornsdale windfarm, have now been fully installed on site, with the testing phase ensuring the battery is optimised and me...
Why Starting Your Startup Now Is The Best Idea
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Why Starting Your Startup Now Is The Best Idea

Startup? Funding? Incubation? Mentoring? If these terms excite you, then it’s about time you give starting your own venture a serious thought. The journey isn’t a walk in the park, but if you have faith in yourself and your idea, it will all be worth it in the end. Starting-up today ain’t as hard as it was couple of decades ago and that’s exactly what this article is all about. Having an awesome business idea is one thing, but knowing how to correctly file taxes, or understanding the difference between LLP and a Sole proprietorship, or getting a hold on social media and offline marketing can quickly become overwhelming. There are number of several factors that an entrepreneur needs to look into, before taking the plunge. Here are a couple of them: Importance of Funding for a startup: ...
Global Press Freedom Hit The All Time Low: Report
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Global Press Freedom Hit The All Time Low: Report

Global press freedom has recently declined to its all time low ever in 13 years in 2016 amid unprecedented threats to journalists and media outlets in major democracies. As per the research done by Freedomhouse.org only 13 percent of the world's population enjoys a Free press. Not to forget the far-reaching attacks on news media in a democratic society by Donald Trump, first as a candidate and now as the President of  United States.Borrowing a term popularized by Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, Trump has labeled the news media as “enemies of the people”. Yet, U.S. remains as one of the most press-friendly countries in the world, in comparison to the countries like North Korea, Turkmenistan, Iran, Syria who are designated as Not-free in the Freedom of press 2017.  While the pr...
Renowned Painter Jatin Das Criticises Commercialisation Of Art Industry
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Renowned Painter Jatin Das Criticises Commercialisation Of Art Industry

It is difficult to fathom a painter unwilling to exhibit. But, renowned painter and sculptor Jatin Das says the excitement to exhibit his work has been on the wane over the past several years. The increasing commercialisation of the art industry is to blame, he says. "Art has become a business, something else altogether. The dichotomy is that one still has to show," Das told PTI. Returning to Mumbai after a hiatus of almost seven years, the Padma Bhushan awardee has come up with a new show, "Figures In Motion". The fortnight long exhibiting will will see his deep- rooted and honest artistic expression resurface, as he immortalizes his figures on the canvas, with his effortless strokes. According to him, the art world has undergone "a sea of change", with the use o...
VOLVO: Turnaround of World’s Oldest Startup In The Business
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VOLVO: Turnaround of World’s Oldest Startup In The Business

VOLVO, a name risen from ashes; not in a fortnight but took years to grow and build its reputation. Volvo  meaning "I roll" in Latin was started back in  May 1911 with the intention to be used for a new series of SKF ball bearings, which was later registered under "SFK" itself and didn't last long. (more…)