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Francis Soundararaj, One Of Asia's Best Phonetics Professor, Dies

Francis Soundararaj, One Of Asia's Best Phonetics Professor, Dies

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday January 08, 2022, Chennai

Acclaimed spoken English professor, academician and theologian Rev Dr Francis Soundararaj died in Chennai on Friday. The 86-year-old former Principal of the premier Madras Christian College (MCC) was going through Parkinson's disease and Dementia ove

UP Businessman Piyush Jain, Who Hoarded Over Rs 200 Crore, Rides A Scooter

UP Businessman Piyush Jain, Who Hoarded Over Rs 200 Crore, Rides A Scooter

Reported by Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Monday December 27, 2021, New Delhi

Businessman Piyush Jain travels in Kannauj, his hometown, on his old scooter. There are two cars parked outside his house. But the central agencies last week found out that the Kanpur-based perfume maker had hoarded over Rs 200 crore.

Desmond Tutu, South Africa's Moral Compass

Desmond Tutu, South Africa's Moral Compass

Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 26, 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died Sunday at the age of 90, was the moral compass of his beloved "Rainbow Nation", never afraid to speak truth to power, whatever its creed or colour.

From Kolhapur To Chanel Boss: Leena Nair Joins List Of Indian-Origin CEOs

From Kolhapur To Chanel Boss: Leena Nair Joins List Of Indian-Origin CEOs

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 15, 2021

Leena Nair, who grew up in Kolhapur in Maharashtra, will next month-end take over as the Global Chief Executive Officer of French luxury fashion house Chanel, joining the ranks of Indian-origin corporate bosses who call the shots at Global Inc.

PM Modi Congratulates Renowned Architect Balkrishna Doshi For Prestigious UK Medal

PM Modi Congratulates Renowned Architect Balkrishna Doshi For Prestigious UK Medal

Press Trust of India | Friday December 10, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated acclaimed Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi on being awarded the UK's prestigious Royal Gold Medal 2022 and said his contributions to the world of architecture are monumental.

Elon Musk Is "Thinking Of Quitting" His Jobs, And Doing This Full-Time

Elon Musk Is "Thinking Of Quitting" His Jobs, And Doing This Full-Time

Reuters | Friday December 10, 2021

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk is "thinking of" leaving his jobs and becoming an influencer, the world's richest man tweeted on Thursday.

Lance Naik Sai Teja, On General Rawat Duty, Called Home Morning Of Crash

Lance Naik Sai Teja, On General Rawat Duty, Called Home Morning Of Crash

NDTV News Desk | Thursday December 09, 2021, Hyderabad

When Shyamala received a video call from her husband Lance Naik Sai Teja at around 8 in the morning on Wednesday, she had no idea it would be the last time she would speak to him.

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Arrives At Space Station

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Arrives At Space Station

Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 09, 2021, Baikonur, Kazakhstan

A Japanese billionaire arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, marking Russia's return to space tourism after a decade-long pause that saw the rise of competition from the United States.

On General Bipin Rawat's Record: Balakot Strike, Myanmar Op

On General Bipin Rawat's Record: Balakot Strike, Myanmar Op

Reported by Vishnu Som | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

General Bipin Rawat, India's first Chief of Defence Staff, was killed along with 12 others in a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu today. One survivor is being treated for his injuries.

Rohit Chopra, The Chief Of Watchdog That's Taking On Amazon, Facebook

Rohit Chopra, The Chief Of Watchdog That's Taking On Amazon, Facebook

Akayla Gardner, Bloomberg | Monday December 06, 2021

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been a flashpoint in partisan politics and a focus of Wall Street's ire since its inception a decade ago.

Olaf Scholz: Germany's Staid But Steady Next Chancellor

Olaf Scholz: Germany's Staid But Steady Next Chancellor

Agence France-Presse | Monday December 06, 2021

Often described as austere and even robotic, Social Democrat Olaf Scholz nonetheless managed to inspire German voters in this year's election with a campaign that played on his reputation as a safe pair of hands.

Indian-American Math Genius Nikhil Srivastava Helps Solve Famous 1959 Problem

Indian-American Math Genius Nikhil Srivastava Helps Solve Famous 1959 Problem

Press Trust of India | Saturday December 04, 2021, Washington

Eminent Indian-American mathematician Nikhil Srivastava, who teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, has been jointly selected for the inaugural Ciprian Foias Prize in Operator Theory by American Mathematical Society (AMS).

Former Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Comes Out With No-Holds-Barred Memoir

Former Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Comes Out With No-Holds-Barred Memoir

Press Trust of India | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, in his book, tells the dramatic story of his life and work including the extraordinary events that took place during his tenure as a judge in the Supreme Court and subsequently the Chief Justice of India.

"#ThankYouJack": New Twitter CEO's Smiling Photo Tweet

"#ThankYouJack": New Twitter CEO's Smiling Photo Tweet

Edited by Debanish Achom | Tuesday November 30, 2021, New Delhi

Twitter's new chief executive Parag Agrawal has tweeted a photo of him and his predecessor Jack Dorsey, on the day the social media giant announced it has appointed a new CEO.

"Leads With Heart And Soul": Meet Twitter's New CEO Parag Agrawal

"Leads With Heart And Soul": Meet Twitter's New CEO Parag Agrawal

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 30, 2021, San Francisco

Parag Agrawal, who took over Monday as the new head of Twitter, shot from relative obscurity as the platform's technology expert to becoming the latest India-born talent to lead a US tech giant.