Shashi Tharoor Reacts to Bill Gates and Narayana Murthy’s Work Week Suggestion

Narayana Murthy, the founder of Infosys, proposed that India’s young work for 70 hours per week in order to increase the country’s overall work productivity and GDP. This remark by the billionaire sparked debate online, with some, like JSW Chairman Sajjan Jindal, endorsing the notion while others questioned the long-term health repercussions of working inappropriate and extraordinarily long hours. Meanwhile, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen recently declared that “the purpose of life is not just to do jobs” and addressed the positive aspects of artificial intelligence in the workplace. In a recent episode of Trevor Noah’s “What Now?” podcast, the billionaire...

Ukraine claims to have downed 74 Russian drones in its largest attack since the invasion

Ukraine announced on Saturday that it has shot down 74 of 75 Russian assault drones overnight, in what it called the largest drone raid since the invasion began.According to the Ukrainian army, Russia fired a “record number” of Iranian-made Shahed drones, the bulk of which were shot down above the capital, Kyiv, creating power outages in the city centre as temperatures dropped below freezing. The drone assault occurred as Ukraine observed Holodomor Remembrance Day, marking the starving of millions of Ukrainians under Soviet tyrant Joseph Stalin in the 1930s.

Know Why We Celebrate Samvidhan Divas on India’s Constitution Day

On November 26, India observes Constitution Day, also known as Samvidhan Divas. This year celebrates the 132nd birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, who served as the head of the Constituent Assembly’s drafting committee and was instrumental in the creation of the Constitution. This day was previously known as Law Day, but in 2015, the Indian government renamed it Constitution Day.In the year 1949, India approved its constitution on November 26. The Constitution became effective on January 26, 1950. BR Ambedkar, known for fighting for the rights of the oppressed, was the chairman of the committee that finished the...

Bill Gates claims that AI will allow for a three-day work week

Bill Gates, the billionaire philanthropist, believes that while technology will not replace people, it may enable a three-day work week. The billionaire expressed his thoughts on the podcast ‘What Now’ with South African comedian and writer Trevor Noah.According to the 68-year-old Microsoft cofounder, AI will not take jobs but rather “change it forever.” During the 45-minute meeting, the billionaire discussed how artificial intelligence and technology may improve people’s lives. When asked about the threat of artificial intelligence to jobs, Mr Gates stated that there may come a time when people “don’t have to work so hard.”

S.Jaishankar Advocates For SCO Stability And Cooperation, Alluding To China’s Actions

Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) should work together to promote regional stability and prosperity by strictly adhering to international law principles, respecting each other’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and encouraging economic cooperation, said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday, in an apparent dig at China.Jaishankar made the statements while speaking during the 22nd session of the SCO Council of Heads of Government in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. “SCO should work together to promote stability and prosperity in the region by strictly adhering to the principles of international law, respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of each other and encouraging...

Gautam Gambhir chooses Pandya as India’s captain for the T20 World Cup in 2024

Despite his criticism of Rohit Sharma’s captaincy in India’s ODI World Cup final loss, former India batter Gautam Gambhir supports Rohit Sharma to lead the side in the T20 World Cup in 2024. Rohit led India to the final, where they were defeated by Australia by six wickets. India was undefeated into the final but failed at the last hurdle. While Hardik has been guiding the squad in T20Is for the previous year or so, Gambhir believes that Rohit should take the helm. Gambhir went on to say that both Rohit and Virat Kohli should be named to the T20...

Xi Jinping Demands “Immediate Ceasefire” in Israel-Hamas Conflict

According to official media, Xi Jinping advocated for the release of civilian prisoners and an early truce in the conflict between Israel and Hamas during a virtual meeting of fellow BRICS leaders.“To avoid further loss of life and suffering, all parties in the conflicts should immediately cease fire and hostilities, stop all violence and attacks targeting civilians, and release civilian detainees,” Xi stated, according to Beijing’s state news agency Xinhua. He made no explicit mention of the approximately 240 Israeli captives kidnapped by Hamas last month, nor of Palestinian inmates held by Israel.

In the midst of a diplomatic spat between India and Canada, Justin Trudeau will attend a virtual G20 summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada will attend the virtual G20 Leaders’ Summit hosted by India. The Canadian Prime Minister’s Office announced Trudeau’s agenda on Wednesday, which includes him virtually attending the meeting.Trudeau’s participation in the virtual gathering comes at a time when India and Canada are at odds diplomatically. Previously, Canadian Senate Speaker Raymonde Gagne opted out of the G20 Presiding Officers’ Summit of Parliaments, which began on October 12 in Delhi. On November 12, Justin Trudeau confirmed his claim that India was involved in the execution of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, an Indian terrorist.

After India’s defeat in the final, India great Anil Kumble makes a powerful comment on Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

Following India’s heartbreaking loss to Australia in the ODI World Cup 2023 final, the cricketing world is split on the Men in Blue’s performance. After falling to the Aussies by six wickets at the Narendra Modi Stadium, the Rohit Sharma-led team earned both criticism and praise for their performance in the tournament.Kumble expressed regret that Virat and Rohit were unable to collect the trophy, but he emphasised their vital achievements during the competition. The Bengaluru-born cricketer emphasised Rohit’s contribution to India’s good starts and Virat’s critical role in ensuring the squad produced competitive scores.

Amidst the blazing crisis in Gaza, press coverage of Putin’s savage campaign on Ukraine disappears

The protracted struggle in Eastern Europe has been completely overshadowed by the blazing war in the Middle East, with Vladimir Putin’s campaign of brutality against Ukraine garnering far less attention from the press than it did before the Israel-Hamas conflict broke out. The GDELT Project examined closed-captioning data from the Internet Television Archive and found that following Hamas’ devastating terror strike on October 7, cable news coverage of the Ukraine war drastically decreased. CNN only covered the conflict in Ukraine to the extent of eight percent of their programming in the days leading up to the Israel-Hamas war. CNN, the...