Innovation For A Hope Of Breath; Indian Project Bags Eco Oscars

Being one of the most polluted cities, not just in India but across the globe, the air quality in Delhi has always been a matter of concern. It is the most polluted capital in the world. It is said that the lives of Delhi residents get reduced by almost ten years due to the levels of air pollution in the city. It is estimated that air pollution in India kills about 2 million people every year, becoming the 5th largest killer in the nation. According to WHO, India has the highest death rate from chronic respiratory diseases and asthma. Amidst all these terrifying statistics, an innovation has emerged as a ray of hope. A Delhi based 30 year old mechanical engineer and entrepreneur, Vidyut Mohan has bagged The Earthshot Prize, dubbed as “Eco Oscars” for his innovation which is being l...

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India-Born Parag Agrawal Becomes The Chief Executive Officer Of Twitter Since November 2021

Joining the league of CEOs of global tech giants from India, Parag Agrawal, an Indian-American technology executive, becomes the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter since November 2021. An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, he joined Twitter as a distinguished software engineer in 2011 and became the chief technology officer in 2017. Later on 29th November 2021, he replaced Jack Dorsey as CEO of Twitter after Jack’s resignation. Parag Agrawal, the new Indian-American CEO of Twitter Though not much later following this good news, a decade-old tweet of Parag started floating on the microblogging site and became a matter of discourse and controversy. The post read, “If they are not gonna make a distinction between Muslims and extremists, then why should I distin...

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