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Forbes Has Listed Kim Kardashian West As A Billionaire

Kim Kardashian West has joined the prestigious Forbes list of 2,775 billionaires only five years after featuring in the magazine for making her first $51 million.

The wealth of Kim Kardashian West

According to Forbes the 40-year-old reality television star, influencer, and business owner worth more than $500 million. Her wealth jumped from $780 million last fall to $1 billion this spring. She had more than $200 million jump just since October last year. Her company KKW Beauty that was launched in 2017 was making about $100 million in revenue.

Source of income of Kim Kardashian West

Her money comes from television, endorsement deals as well as her two lifestyle brands. She also promotes cosmetics in partnership with her sisters. KKW boasts of 69.7 million followers on Twitter and 213 million on Instagram. Her recent project, Skims, launched in 2019, proved to be a lucrative business in the work-from-home era. Skims offers underwear and loungewear in her signature minimalist style.

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Four Important Points Of RBI Monetary Policy

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das will release the first by-monthly monetary policy statement of fiscal 2022 in a press conference on Wednesday. The statement was prepared by the six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), or the rate-setting panel, headed by Das after three-day marathon meeting could shed light on the following points.

Rate Action & Commentary

A change in policy rates is unlikely to happen but a hike is expected at the end of the current fiscal or the next. Most bankers and economists also want the RBI to support the recovery that has just begun by maintaining the present rates.

Economic Growth

The MPC is unlikely to revise down its FY22 forecast of 105% amid localized lockdowns due to fresh wave of pandemic. But RBI could revise its Q1FY22 forecast of 26.2%. Lead indicators also point to mid sequential moderation in RBI policies.

Inflation

Rising input costs, commodity prices, and sticky core inflation could press RBI to revise its inflation forecast for the Q2FY22. The central bank projected inflation at 5.2-5% in Q1FY22 and 4.3% in the second half in its February … Read the rest

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Tim Cook Speaks Up His Mind Over Elon Musk, Tesla, Parler App, And The Capitol Attack

Tim Cook held a long talk with the New York Times “Sway” podcast where he spilled beans over the claim of Elon Musk selling Tesla to apple, blocking controversial Parler social media app, and much more.

Here’re excerpts of that interview….

Tim Cook has been worked in different capacities with Apple Inc. in his 23 years career. He remained CEO of the company for nearly a decade

On Elon Musk and Tesla

Tim Cook said that he thought that Tesla had done an unbelievable job of establishing and keeping the lead for a long time in the EV space. He didn’t give any hint on buying Tesla but said that they investigated many things internally and many of them never saw the light of day.

On removing Parler from the App store

Tim Cook said that that was a straightforward decision because the app weren’t adhering to the guidelines of the App Store. He said that one couldn’t incite violence or allow people to incite violence. He further said that he hoped that the app would come back.

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IPL 2021: KKR’s Shubham Gill Batted For Himself On Social Media

Shubham Gill of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) reacted strongly to a comment posted by a social media user about his selection in IPL 2021. Gill has been batting for KKR for three seasons and has scored more than 200 runs in each season.

What was the comment?

A social media user referred to Gill’s performance as “tuk tuk” which is used by cricket fans to refer to players with slow strike rates. But Shubham Gill felt offended by the comment and couldn’t prevent him from replying to that post.

How did Shubham Gill reply to that comment?

Shubham Gill was quick to take note of that stinging comment and post a fitting reply to that social media user. He commented, “i am right where i want to be Mr. NOBODY.”

What is the overall performance of Shubham Gill?

Shubham Gill has been a good player throughout his cricket career. He has played 51 T20s and has scored 1217 runs including nine half-centuries with a strike rate of 33.80. Also, he was a member of the India U-19 that won the world cup in 2018.

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Why Can’t VK Sasikala Vote In Tamil Nadu Elections?

Former general secretary of AIADMK and a close confidante of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha, VK Sasikala won’t be able to exercise her voting rights in the assembly elections today. Her name is found to be missing from the voters’ list.

Why VK Sasikala’s name was removed from voters’ list?

VK Sasikala was a resident of Ms Jayalalitha’s Poes Garden residence before the residence was converted into a memorial. She was a voter of the Thousand Lights Assembly constituency of Chennai. But her name was found to be missing from the voters’ list just before the voting day. A senior poll officer denied any conspiracy in that. But VK Sasikala said that it was an injustice to her and that she would take legal action after discussing the matter with her counsel N Raja Senthoor Pandian.

What did VK Sasikala’s counsel say in the argument?

Mr Pandian said that he apprised the Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo of the matter. He further said that the official told him that the deadline for making additions or deleting names from the voters’ list had expired. … Read the rest

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Controversial Run Out Of Pakistani Batsman Fakhar Zaman By South Africa Wicket Keeper Quinton de Kock

Pakistan lost the 2nd ODI to South Africa in Johannesburg on Sunday when its start batsman Fakhar Zaman was run out controversially. How Fakhar Zaman was out is a breach of fair play rule 41.

Match summary

South Africa batted first and set a target of 342 runs for Pakistan that could make only 324 runs at 9 wickets when Fakhar Zaman was run out in the last over. At that time, Pakistan was only 31 runs short of winning the match.

How was Fakhar Zaman run out?

Fakhar Zaman was batting on 193 and it was the last over of the match. He was at the striker’s end to face the ball. He played the ball towards the off-side and ran for a single but asked the runner to come for a second. He started running towards the striker’s end when the Australian wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock distracted his attention by asking the fielder who took the ball to throw it to the non-striker’s end. Fakhar Zaman looked back in distraction when the fielder threw the ball at the striker’s end. The ball hit … Read the rest