Wednesday, 26 January, 2022

Topic: Tesla

Technology companies should slow rush to mine the deep seas

Researchers have warned that loss of metal-rich rocks could cause changes that will last over geologic timescales & impact food chains beyond the deep seafloor.

Saving the planet with electric cars means strangling this desert

In this remote part of the Andes, the hopeful mission of saving the planet through electric cars is destroying a fragile ecosystem and depleting stores of drinking water.

Robots? No, breakthrough technology will be in cars

With Tesla reimagining the car and companies like Uber and Lyft being two of the biggest IPOs this year, cars are the next big thing.

China is soaring ahead in the electric vehicle race

New energy vehicles accounted for just over 4% of all 28.1 million automobiles sold in China last year. That’s a higher rate than the US and Europe.

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.

Race for next-gen battery will decide success of electric vehicles

If mastered, solid-state technology could potentially slash EV charging times to about 10 minutes from as much as several hours. Melbourne, Tokyo: To deliver an...

How an Indian working for Tesla managed to ‘steal’ $9.3 million

The 32-year old Indian allegedly diverted payments from one supplier to another during 2016 and 2017 when he was employed at Tesla.

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.

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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Badhaai Do poster | Zee Studios

Badhaai Do shows a lavender marriage. It hurts LGBT+ fight in post-377 India

‘Badhaai Do’ starring Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar shows a gay man marrying a lesbian woman to get their families off their backs.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.