Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicAmazon.com Inc

Topic: Amazon.com Inc

Elon Musk’s wealth tops $100 billion but Jeff Bezos is worth double that

Musk, now one of four centibillionaires in the world, has seen his fortune grow by $73.6 billion this year, a jump still smaller than Bezos’s, who is up by $87.1 billion.

Mukesh Ambani is now handing out free TVs to beat his competition

Ambani’s JioFiber seeks to tap a burgeoning business where firms from mobile carriers to Netflix Inc. & Amazon.com Inc. are butting heads to offer content.

Google asks for more personal details with latest digital assistant upgrade

Google is betting that the extra convenience will persuade people to keep sharing personal information and help it build its database.

Amazon shares drop on concerns of rising costs, India growth

A tight labor market, rising shipping costs and money-losing investments abroad remain threats to Amazon.com Inc.

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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