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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.

Parag Agrawal, IIT-Bombay Graduate, Is New Twitter CEO: 5 Points

Parag Agrawal, IIT-Bombay Graduate, Is New Twitter CEO: 5 Points

Reported by Roobina Mongia, Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

Parag Agrawal, 37, an IIT-Bombay graduate, has replaced Jack Dorsey as the new Twitter chief executive officer, becoming the youngest CEO in top 500 companies. The Board of Directors unanimously appointed him as the new CEO.

Virgil Abloh, Designer Who Brought The Street To The Catwalk, Dies At 41

Virgil Abloh, Designer Who Brought The Street To The Catwalk, Dies At 41

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

Virgil Abloh had been battling a rare, aggressive form of cancer for over two years.

'Bulldozer' Andersson: Sweden's Short-Lived First Woman Prime Minister

'Bulldozer' Andersson: Sweden's Short-Lived First Woman Prime Minister

Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 25, 2021, Stockholm

Social Democrat Magdalena Andersson, who quit just hours after becoming first woman elected Sweden's prime minister, is a "bulldozer" who faces tough battle fending off an unprecedented challenge by right-wing and far-right in next year's election.

Historian Babasaheb Purandare Dies At 99, PM Modi "Pained Beyond Words"

Historian Babasaheb Purandare Dies At 99, PM Modi "Pained Beyond Words"

NDTV News Desk | Monday November 15, 2021, Mumbai

Noted historian-writer and Padma Vibhushan Babasaheb Purandare died on Monday. He was 99.

Meet The 2 Brothers From Delhi Who Won A Global Prize For Tackling Waste

Meet The 2 Brothers From Delhi Who Won A Global Prize For Tackling Waste

Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 13, 2021, The Hague

Two teenage brothers from India urged world leaders to act against climate change after winning a prestigious global children's award on Saturday for tackling pollution from household waste in New Delhi.

Malala Yousafzai Marries Pak Cricket Coach Asser In UK. See Pics

Malala Yousafzai Marries Pak Cricket Coach Asser In UK. See Pics

Edited by Debanish Achom | Wednesday November 10, 2021, New Delhi

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai and her partner Asser announced their wedding on social media today.

"Race Against Age": 67-Year-Old's Cyclothon From Kashmir To Kanyakumari

"Race Against Age": 67-Year-Old's Cyclothon From Kashmir To Kanyakumari

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 07, 2021, Mumbai

"I find old people to be very negative and I am the person who always likes to be amid positive people. So, all my friends are aged between 18-45 years," 67-year-old Mohinder Singh Bharaj says over phone while on his way from Kanyakumari to Nashik

Puneeth Rajkumar: A Youth Icon Gone Too Soon

Puneeth Rajkumar: A Youth Icon Gone Too Soon

Press Trust of India | Friday October 29, 2021, Bangaluru

He was matinee icon Rajkumar's son, of course, but Puneeth Rajkumar was also the "Powerstar" who moved out of his father's long shadows to glitter in the arclights as Kannada cinema's most bankable, highly paid actor.

Germany's Angela Merkel Gets Standing Ovation At Her Last EU Summit

Germany's Angela Merkel Gets Standing Ovation At Her Last EU Summit

Agence France-Presse | Friday October 22, 2021, Brussels, Belgium

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday received a standing ovation from EU counterparts at her final European summit after 16 years as the bloc's most influential leader.