This is not her first contribution to bring attention to social issues. In August, Osaka refused to participate in the Western and Southern Open semi-final, after 29-year-old African American man Jacob Blake, was shot and seriously injured by a police officer in Wisconsin, US. She did so despite the tournament calling a full-day break to show solidarity. … [Read more...] about Naomi Osaka beats Victoria Azarenka to win second US Open title
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Gogoi’s comparison with Mishra is inevitable. He had headed the five-member Constitution bench that delivered the momentous and unanimous judgment deciding the 70-year-old litigation of the disputed Babri Masjid land in Ayodhya in favour of Hindus. Justice Gogoi also headed the bench, which put SC’s stamp of approval on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India and France. It would be instructive to remember that Rafale was pretty much in the headlines then and the apex court observations did much to douse the fire that surrounded the purchase of the jet fighters. … [Read more...] about Former CJI Gogoi’s Rajya Sabha nomination is not the first and won’t be the last
ByteDance had been looking to pick a buyer for TikTok's US assets in order to seal a deal by mid-September and comply with President Donald Trump's order to divest them, after US officials raised concerns over the safety of the personal data of US citizens handled by TikTok. Trump last month issued executive orders banning any transactions with Chinese players ByteDance and Tencent, with the administration calling the Chinese apps 'untrusted' and referred to them as 'significant threats'.Disclosure: Reliance Industries Ltd. is the sole beneficiary of Independent Media Trust which controls Network18 Media & Investments Ltd., which publishes moneycontrol.com. … [Read more...] about SoftBank may bid for TikTok’s India assets, eyes local partners: Report
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The company on August 25 released a manned test flight video of its SD-03 electric flying car. The test flight was carried out at its Toyota's test field in Toyota City, which is one of the largest test fields in Japan and also home to the company's development base. … [Read more...] about Manned flight of Japan’s SkyDrive successful; all you need to know about the flying car