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Twitter Inc is also facing class action suits claiming that it failed to give contract workers advance notice before they were laid off and discriminated against disabled workers by barring them from working remotely after Musk took over.
The country had earlier reduced the compulsory quarantine times for international arrivals as it planned to ease some of its stringent curbs. Now however, shopping malls and offices in several parts of the country remained shut on Sunday in another sign that China's reopening may yet be waylaid.
The Congress has suffered a series of jolts ahead of the Gujarat assembly polls, as senior MLA Bhagwan Barad resigned as a legislator and primary member to join BJP.
In 2019, the state lawmakers passed some of the country’s strongest clean energy legislation, aiming to cut coal power by 2025, and move to 100 per cent clean and renewable electricity by 2045. Removing the dams would make it more challenging to meet those goals.
Soon after the takeover, Elon Musk fired the company’s previous chief executive and other senior leaders. Twitter also cut close to 3,700 people this month via email as a way to trim costs post-acquisition, which closed in late October.
Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Abdul Sattar triggered a controversy while responding to one of Sule's comments. "Since Sattar himself suggested some days back that the opposition could also avail of 'khokhe (boxes)' as the rebel MLAs were accused of having done," she had said.
Earlier on Monday a team of counter-terrorism personnel from the elite National Security Guard (NSG) - also known as 'black cats' - reached the spot to further investigate the blast.
Twitter also cut close to 3,700 people this month via email as a way to trim costs following Musk’s acquisition. “Regarding Twitter’s reduction in force, unfortunately there is no choice when the company is losing over $4M/day,” Musk tweeted on Nov 5 addressing the lay-offs.
The American beverage behemoth - Coca-Cola - is one of the official sponsors of the UN COP27 climate summit, which is being held in Egypt. Environmentalists blame the company for being responsible for much of the world’s plastic pollution.
As per the SAFAR data shared by news agency ANI, Pusa recorded an AQI of 326 while Dhirpur recorded an AQI of 319. Lodhi Road recorded 315, Delhi Airport (T3) recorded an AQI of 315 and Mathura road recorded an AQI of 324.
Elon Musk had earlier warned the employees that Twitter would not be able to "survive the upcoming economic downturn" if it failed to boost subscription revenue to offset falling advertising income.
Before the takeover, Elon Musk claimed that Twitter was ridden with bots/fake accounts, and hence he did not want to close the $44 million deal. But now, Twitter is ridden with a host of users impersonating major brands and celebrities, even God!
Yellen’s remarks come at a time when India has made clear that it would continue to buy Russian oil at a discount, because this benefits India's economy, despite the efforts of the United States and Western allies to impose a price cap on Russian oil exports.
Thousands of Indian medical students were left stranded in war-torn Ukraine as Russia launched a full-scale war on its neighbour on February 24. Following this, the Indian government carried out ‘operation Ganga’ to evacuate its citizens from Ukraine amidst the Russian invasion.
The 28-year-old Patel, who was the face of the 2015 Patidar quota agitation in Gujarat, had earlier been a staunch critic of the BJP.
The 2019 Act amended the Citizenship Act, 1955, which makes illegal migrants eligible for citizenship if they (a) belong to the Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian communities, and (b) are from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan.
Twitter’s current verification system has been in place since 2009 and was created to ensure high-profile and public-facing accounts are who they say they are. There are about 423,000 verified accounts on Twitter currently.
Himachal Pradesh has a history of alternating between the Congress and the BJP since 1982. This year the election will be held on November 12.
The move - which is expected to popularise Himachal Pradesh's art and culture on a global scale - comes as political fervour is running high in the state due to the upcoming assembly elections. The hilly state will go to polls on November 12, and the counting of votes will take place on December 8.
India has consistently called for an end to the fighting in Ukraine and pushed for dialogue while refraining from publicly censuring Putin for the invasion launched in February.
Indian-Americans are likely to have a 100 per cent strike rate for the House of Representatives, political experts told news agencies. The four incumbents - Ami Bera, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Ro Khanna and Pramila Jayapal - are likely to be re-elected.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recalled the "impact of Jan Chetna Yatra'' that Advani undertook in 2011 against the alleged corruption and black money during the UPA government.
Donald Trump has so far waged two election campaigns for President of the United States. In 2016, Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States. In 2020, Trump campaigned for re-election, but lost to current US president Joe Biden.
Himachal Pradesh, which goes to the polls on Saturday, has a history of alternating between the Congress and the BJP every assembly election since 1982.
Musk has been critical of the Biden administration and Democrats for their proposals to tax billionaires and give more tax incentives to union-made electric vehicles.
US President Joe Biden said in a tweet, “Jill and I send our deepest condolences to the families who lost loved ones in Seoul.”
The tidal waves may reach a height of six metres owing to the twin effect of the weather system and astronomical tide.
As this year's Diwali is just around the corner, soan papdi has already become the talk of the town on the internet.
Experts claim that with Jio, OneWeb, Nelco of the Tata Group, Canada's Telesat, and Amazon exploring the launch of satellite broadband services in the country, India's broadband-from-space services segment could be worth USD 13 billion by 2025.
The decision by Elnaz Rekabi, a multiple medalist in competitions, to forgo the hijab came as protests sparked by the September 16 death in custody of a 22-year-old woman have entered the fifth week.