Gautam Gambhir Wants Suryakumar Yadav To Bat At No. 3 For These Reasons

Gautam Gambhir showered praises on Suryakumar Yadav for his performance in the Sunday match with South Africa. India lost the match by 5 wickets but Suryakumar’s performance was praiseworthy. Also, Gautam Gambhir has some advice for Virat Kohli.


• Suryakumar Yadav made the highest 68 runs for India in the T20 World Cup 2022 match against South Africa
• Gautam Gambhir wants Suryakumar Yadav to bat in the third position

How Suryakumar Yadav Performed?

After India lost the top batting order including Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and KL Rahul early, Suryakumar Yadav took the stand against the South African bowlers who had rattled the Indian batsmen. Suryakumar Yadav scored 68 runs off 40 balls while playing in the middle order. He added 52 runs with Dinesh Karthik for the 6th wicket. It was his score that helped India reach a respectable 133 runs in 20 overs.

How Gautam Gambhir Praised Suryakumar Yadav?

Gautam Gambhir Praised Suryakumar Yadav

The cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir said that he had never seen a better T20I innings than the one produced by Surya in Perth against South Africa. That was probably the best T20 innings by an Indian. The wickets had fallen, and on that pitch to do that was something, said Gambir.

Gautam Gambhir remembered his time with Suryakumar Yadav at Kolkata Night Riders in the Indian Premier League while saying that Surya should bat at No. 3 for India in T20Is.

What Reasons Did Gautam Gambhir Give For Surya Playing At No. 3?

Gautam Gambhir underlined Surya’s performance in England and West Indies when others in the team were struggling on the pitch. Also, Suryakumar Yada is already 30 and has little time … Read the rest

Why Is Elon Musk Downsizing Twitter?

The social media company Twitter will begin laying off employees as soon as Saturday according to The New York Times. The report further said that Elon Musk wanted to complete the layoffs before November to save stock grants given to employees every year on November 1.


• The New York Times reported massive job cuts on Twitter after Musk’s takeover
• The report said that Elon Musk wanted to save stock grants through job cuts
• Twitter will have a new content moderation council

How Many Employees Will Be Removed From Twitter?

As soon as Elon Musk completed the USD 44 billion Twitter deal, reports about massive layoffs of up to 75% of employees started pouring in from unconfirmed sources. The NYT reported that some teams would be trimmed more than others. The social media company has around 7,500 employees.

What Are The Stock Grants Given To Twitter Employees In November?

Elon Musk Downsizing Twitter

Twitter has a tradition of giving stock grants on every year November 1. These grants are a significant portion of employees’ pay. And by laying off employees before November, Elon Musk could avoid paying the grants. Musk has already assured investors to reduce the workforce and find new revenue streams for the social media company.

What Is Content Moderation Council?

Elon Musk cleared the air over Twitter content by announcing a content moderation council. He said that no major content decisions or account reinstatements would happen before the convening of the council. He also tweeted that they hadn’t made any changes in Twitter’s content moderation policies.

On Wednesday, Musk arrived at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco and met with engineers and advertising executives. … Read the rest

Massive Sparks Coming Off From An IndiGo Plane At Delhi Airport

A major fire accident with a Bengaluru-borne IndiGo flight was averted at the Delhi airport after it accidentally caught fire and grounded moments before taking off. All the passengers are safe and they are shifted to another flight.


• An IndiGo aircraft caught fire at the Delhi airport but was grounded safely
• The video of the incident was posted on Twitter by one of the passengers
• The video shows the plane catching fire within moments

What Was The Incident?

An IndiGo aircraft carrying 184 passengers to Bengaluru was grounded at the Delhi airport after one of its engines caught fire moments before taking off. It happened around 9:45 pm but the passengers weren’t immediately evacuated from the aircraft. They are made comfortable and brought down the plane after 11 pm. No casualties were reported by the flight operator.

Massive Sparks Coming Off From A

Who Captured The Incident?

One Priyanka Kumar who was onboard the flight captured the entire incident and uploaded the video on Twitter. In the video, massive sparks could be seen coming off the wings. But before things could get worse, the plane was grounded to safety. Later the pilots informed the passengers about the malfunction with the engine.

The plane was carried to the parking area where the passengers were made comfortable. They were given water to drink. Since there were many elderly passengers and kids, the pilots allowed them time to be comfortable before exiting the plane.

What Did IndiGo Say About The Incident?

Later IndiGo released a press note about the incident. The flight operator said that flight 6E2131 from Delhi to Bangalore experienced an engine stall during the take-off roll. The … Read the rest

Twitter Loses Its CEO Parag Agarwal As Elon Musk Takes Control

Twitter Chief Elon Musk announced changes in the top position of the company soon after taking charge. Twitter’s chief executive Parag Agarwal and chief financial officer and its head of legal policy, trust, and safety were sacked on Musk’s orders.


• Elon Musk sacked officials of Twitter on Tuesday
• Musk said Twitter won’t be free-for-all hellspace
• Former US president Donald Trump could return to Twitter

How Did Elon Musk Close Twitter Deal?

Elon Musk chose to close the deal hours before the court-appointed deadline for him to seal the on-again, off-again Twitter deal. Musk sent a tweet to all saying that he bought the social media network “because it is important to the future of civilization to have a common digital town square, where a wide range of beliefs can be debated in a healthy manner.”

What Were Musk’s Initial Orders As Twitter Chief?

Twitter Loses Its CEO Parag Agarwal As Elon Musk Takes Control

As soon as Musk took control of the social media network, he sacked two of the top-ranking employees including CEO Parag Agarwal. But some employees have already left the company. And those who have remained want to give Elon Musk the benefit of doubt. Parag Agarwal is exploring legal options to make Musk respect the terms of the takeover deal.

Why Did Elon Musk Say Twitter Won’t Be Free-For-All?

Activists fear that Twitter will see a surge in harassment and misinformation as Elon Musk is himself known for trolling other users. But Musk is determined to his idea of Twitter “cannot become a free-for-all hellscape where anything can be said with no consequences.”

It is to be noted that former US president Donald Trump was blocked due to … Read the rest

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Said This On His Diwali Reception

The first Indian-origin prime minister of Britain, Rishi Sunak, vowed to build a Britain where their children and grandchildren could light their diyas on the Diwali reception at his official residence, 10 Downing Street.


• Rishi Sunak attends his first Diwali reception after becoming the prime minister
• He had an audience with King Charles III before taking charge as the prime minister
• He extended his Diwali greetings to all the British citizens

What Did Rishi Sunak Wish On Diwali Eve?

Brilliant to drop into tonight’s Diwali reception in No10 tweeted Mr. Sunak with a picture of himself at the reception. He further said that he would do everything he could to build a Britain where their children and grandchildren could light their diyas and look at the future with hope.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Said This On His Diwali Reception

Before the reception, Mr. Sunak had an audience with King Charles III a day after he was elected the new leader of the Conservative Party. It was a historic election of an Indian-origin Conservative leader to the top post of the United Kingdom. Rishi Sunak appeared as the most favorable leader after Liz Truss failed to win the trust of the parliament.

How Was The Rise Of Mr. Sunak To The Top Post?

The 42-year-old devout Hindu started his career as an investment banker before joining politics. Rishi Sunak is the first Indian-origin and the youngest prime minister, Britain has elected in its history of 210 years.


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The First Controversy Of The First British-Indian Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak’s inclusion of Suella Braverman in his team didn’t go well with his party leaders. She was made the Secretary of State for the Home Department despite knowing that she had to step down from her earlier post in the Lizz Truss government due to a technical breach of government rules.


• Suella Braverman is an outspoken critic of Liz Truss’s economic policies
• She supported deporting of illegal migrants to Rwanda
• She came out in open support of Rish Sunak during the run-up to his election

Who Is Suella Braverman?

Suella Braverman’s father is a businessman from Goa and her mother is a Tamil woman. She held the portfolio of the Attorney General in the cabinet of former Prime Minister Boris Johnson and became the Home Secretary in the Liz Truss cabinet. But she had to resign from her post due to a technical glitch.

She had to step down from her post last week after she was alleged to have broken the ministerial code. In her resignation letter, she criticized Liz Truss by saying that Truss had broken key pledges promised to voters.

Suella Braverman

Why Is Rishi Sunak Criticized For Including Suella Braverman In His Cabinet?

The official Twitter handle of the Prime Minister drew negative comments after the news of her appointment was broken. People questioned the Conservative Party’s move to reappoint a leader who had admitted to a security breach. Others questioned her support for policies, especially on migration control.

This PM’s no better than the last two tweeted Labour MP, Chris Bryant. Appointing Suella Braverman as the Home secretary just days after she was sacked for a security … Read the rest

What Was The Darkness Joe Biden Cautioned About During His Diwali Speech?

US President Joe Biden mentioned Rishi Sunak’s election as the prime minister of the United Kingdom during his Diwali speech at the White House. He said that Rishi Sunak’s elevation as the prime minister was “pretty astounding” and a “ground-breaking milestone”.


• Joe Biden has the most diverse administration with Indian origin Kamala Harris as his deputy
• The president thanked the Indian community for making Diwali a part of the American culture
• He also cautioned the Americans about the darkness that was “always lurking”

Official White House Diwali Reception

During the reception, Joe Biden said that Americans were honored to light the diya surrounded by members of the most diverse administration in the history of America. It is to be noted that Joe Biden created history in 2020 by making Indian-origin Kamala Harris Vice president. She is the first Black American and South Asian American to reach this post.

Joe Biden Cautioned About During His Diwali Speech

Diwali In American Culture

Joe Biden thanked Indian Americans for making Diwali a part of the American culture. He said that the Indian community across the country contributed to every part of American life by opening homes and hearts and exchanging gifts and sweets and organizing cultural programs that bring people together.

In a White House statement earlier, Biden wished a happy Diwali to all Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists celebrating the festival of light in the US, India, and around the world.

Asians In American Administration

Joe Biden said that he had more Asian Americans in his dispensation than ever. He also thanked the community for their contribution. “It’s a simple message. Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you,” said the … Read the rest

Twitter Will Reduce Its strength By 75% Ahead Of Elon Musk’s Deal

Twitter Inc will see a mass layoff of nearly 75% of 7,500 workers according to the Washington Post report. The report said that Tesla Chief Elon Musk updated the prospective investors in his deal to buy the social media company about his plans to cut short the company’s employees.


• Elon Musk plans to fire 75% of Twitter employees
• Twitter human resources staff denied any mass layoffs
• The Washington Post reported job cut was planned much before Elon Musk’s deal

What Was The Washington Post Report About Twitter?

According to The Washington Post report, Twitter planned to pare its payroll by about $800 million by the end of next year. And this number shows the departure of nearly a quarter of the workforce. But the human resources staff of the company has assured the employees that the company wasn’t planning for mass layoffs.

Elon Musk Say About The Twitter Deal

The Washington Post report mentioned the documents that show job cut plans were already in place before Elon Musk offered the deal. According to the report, the social media company wanted to reduce staff to cut down on infrastructure costs. Reuters requested Twitter for a comment on the report but Twitter didn’t respond.

What Is The Status Of The Twitter Deal?

Elon Musk tried to walk away from the deal alleging Twitter understated the number of bots and spam accounts on the social media platform. It started a series of lawsuits between the two parties. Finally, Elon Musk reversed the course and decided to go ahead with the deal.


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Sachin Tendulkar Favors South African T20 Squad For This Reason

The Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar picked his favorite teams for the semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022. The cricketer also chose two dark horses that could go far in the tournament. The marquee cricket event has begun in Australia that is also the defending champion.


• Sachin Tendulkar selects Pakistan and India as two of the four semi-finalists for the T20 World Cup 2022
• India will begin its campaign with Pakistan on the coming weekend
• Sachin Tendulkar also opened up on Jasprit Bumrah missing the event

Who Are The Four Semi-Finalists Of Sachin Tendulkar?

Semi-Finalists Of Sachin Tendulkar

India, Pakistan, Australia, and England are the teams that Sachin Tendulkar believes could reach the semi-final of the 2022 edition of T20. He also chose two teams with high potential to play and even win the final. These are New Zealand and Australia and he calls them dark horses. Sachin said that those were the conditions South Africans got to encounter at home in September-October. They were used to such conditions.

What Did Sachin Tendulkar Say About India-Pakistan Match?

India will play with its arch-rival Pakistan on Sunday in Melbourne and Sachin Tendulkar believes that India has a very good chance to win. He said that the Indian team was well-balanced and they had the confidence to go out and deliver. In fact, Sachin was quite hopeful of their chances and going the full distance.

What Did Sachin Tendulkar Say About Jasprit Bumrah?

Jasprit Bumrah won’t play in the T20 World Cup and Sachin said that not having one of the best fast bowlers would obviously impact the team. Bumrah had always been someone who had been one of the prime … Read the rest

UK Visa For Indians In 15-Day Period Announce The UK High Commissioner

The British High Commissioner to India, Alex Ellis, made an important announcement regarding Indian visa applications today. Mr. Ellis said that the United Kingdom was on track to get back to processing Indian visas within its standard 15-day period.


• Indian visa applications will be processed within a 15-day working period
• Applicants can apply three months in advance for quick processing
• The demand for a student visa was 89% up on last year

What Did Mr. Ellis Say About Indian Visa Applications?

UK High Commissioner

Mr. Ellis started a video message with Namaste and gave quick updates on visas. He said that the surge in demand for travel from India to the UK combined with the effects of COVID-19 and the Russian invasion of Ukraine threw their 15-day working standard off the track.

The High Commissioner further underscored that they were then “getting back on track” and dealt with a great surge in demand for student visas, which was 89% up on the last year.

The UK was turning right off skilled worker visas very fast. They were focusing on visitor visas to get them back within 15 days. They were doing that through a collective effort of their teams in Delhi, in the UK, and all over the world, said Mr. Ellis.

In the conclusion, … Read the rest