Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicElon Musk

Topic: Elon Musk

Elon Musk would ‘love’ to bring Tesla to India this year, or next

Musk said challenging government regulations have so far delayed Tesla's entry in India, the world’s fourth largest automobile market.

A key source of funding for India Inc. founders is drying up

NBFCs are no longer lending to founders who want to expand their empires by pledging stakes in their firms.

SpaceX launches historic test of craft meant to carry humans to space

The successful launch of the Crew Dragon craft is being seen as a milestone for Elon Musk's goal of enabling humans to live on other planets.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches second rocket of the year with three payloads

Musk's SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was launched Thursday from Florida with three payloads including an Indonesian satellite and an Israeli lunar lander. 

Elon Musk protege Yusaku Maezawa takes break from Twitter to focus on ‘actual job’

In one of the highest profile stunts on Twitter this year, Maezawa said he would pay out 100 million yen to 100 people who shared one of his tweets.

Indian ex-employee of Tesla charged for stealing Rs 67 crore from company

Salil Parulekar allegedly stole Rs 67 crore from Tesla by falsifying financial documents to divert payments from one supplier to another.

Economics can fix global climate problem that fuel-efficient engines can’t

Setting aside escapist solutions, we should understand why corrective action has not followed better understanding of the climate problem.

Wan Gang will loom larger than Elon Musk when the history of electric cars is written

Gang has fomented a revolution by advocating use of government money, including subsidies, to help create a world champion industry of electric cars.

Why the Internet doesn’t need to know your real name

Digital identity should be approached as a standalone entity with limited impact on the rest of our lives.

Is India’s regulation pushing Tesla towards China?

Tesla owner Elon Musk had tweeted on "unfortunate" government regulation in India; China to get electric car-maker's first production facility outside the US. 

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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