Day: June 1, 2020

Prominent Indian Australians enter the fray in Queensland state polls

Palani Thevar and Pinky Singh have the right credentials to represent their community in the October 31 elections By Rabindra Mukherji As Queensland gears up for this year’s state elections scheduled to be held on October 31, the candidates representing various districts are campaigning to garner maximum support from their respective electorates. Among those contesting for the upcoming elections are two renowned candidates of Indian descent who have both made their mark in the Australian society by their dedicated and selfless work. Palani Thevar and Pinky Singh have emerged as prominent faces for Queensland’s upcoming state elections. Though Palani...

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Wajid Khan, of composer duo Sajid-Wajid, dies at 42

Composer Wajid Khan died in Mumbai at the age of 42. The news of his demise was shared on social media by singer Sonu Nigam. Wajid Khan, of composer duo Sajid-Wajid has died at the age of 42. The news was confirmed by singer Sonu Nigam, who wrote in an Instagram post, “My brother Wajid left us.” Music composer Salim Merchant told PTI, “He had multiple issues. He had a kidney issue and had a transplant a while ago. But recently he got to know about kidney infection… He was on the ventilator for the last four days, after his...

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison makes ‘ScoMosas’ says would have liked to share them with Narendra Modi

If you thought that you were the only one in love with the triangular delight, you’re clearly not. Prime Minister Scott Morrison just had India’s ultimate street food for his Sunday lunch that too with a dollop of mango chutney and Twitter is devouring it. Mr Morrison shared a picture of himself holding a platter full of his own version of the Indian snack calling them ‘ScoMosas’. In his post on Twitter, he wrote, “A pity that my meeting with Narendra Modi this week is by video link. They’re vegetarian, I would have liked to share with him.” Sunday...

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Indian-American scientist wins ‘Inventor of the Year’ award

Indian-American scientist Rajiv V. Joshi has won the New York Intellectual Property Law Associations Inventor of the Year Award for his pioneering work in advancing the electronic industry and improving Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, it was reported. An Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay alumnus, Joshi was presented the 2020 award “in recognition of the contribution that the invention has and/or will make towards society as a whole” earlier this month during a virtual awards ceremony, said the American Bazaar report on Friday. A research staff member at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Joshi holds 235 US patents....

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Microsoft launches Windows 10 update, lists its problems

Microsoft has launched a new version of Windows 10 operating system for desktop, laptop and tablet users. Known as Windows 10 May 2020 Update, while there’s a lot to like in the latest version of the operating system, the company has also confirmed some problems and is not encouraging everyone to rush out and download the new software. According to the express.co.uk, the company is telling some Windows 10 users to avoid it completely because of numerous glitches found in the latest operating system upgrade. The company has been very upfront and published a complete list of problems discovered...

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