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P T Usha to contest for Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president's post

In a surprise development, the legendary P T Usha on Saturday that she will contest for the post of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president when the sports body holds its election on December 10.The 58-year-old Usha, a multiple Asian Games gold medallists and fourth place finisher in the 1984 Olympics 400m hurdles final, made the announcement through a tweet.

Sports

Umran Malik’s family members celebrate Indian speedster’s maiden ODI wicket

Umran Malik's family members broke out in jubilant celebrations after the Indian speedster clinched this maiden ODI wicket during the India vs New Zealand 1st ODI 2022. Malik got the wicket of Devon Conway during the match and that moment was celebrated his family members, who were watching the game on TV.

Politics

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigns as party leader after local election loss

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned ashead of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party following local election losses suffered by her party. Tsai offered her resignation on Saturday evening, a tradition after a major loss, in a short speech in which she also thanked supporters. She said she will shoulder the responsibility as she had hand-picked candidates in Saturday's elections.

Technology

NASA turns light waves echoing around black holes into sound; sonification video wows netizens

People have an immense fascination for knowing more about the Black Hole. Recently, the American space agency NASA posted an incredible sonification video that shows how the light waves echoing around a black hole are converted into sound waves. The process makes it easier to comprehend how electromagnetic waves behave around black holes. The excellent Instagram reel has further prompted stunned netizens to post various comments.

Entertainment

Kim Kardashian feels violated as ex-husband Kanye West let out her explicit images to former employees

Reality television star Kim Kardashian is doing some digging in response to claims that her ex-husband Kanye West showed nude photos of her to former employees. The Kardashians star is "looking into" the claims as she felt "disgusted" by it, reports Aceshowbiz. "She feels violated and terrified," a source told the Us Weekly.

Business

Huawei and other Chinese firms banned over data security in the US

The US has banned the sale and import of new communications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei and ZTE, amid concerns over national security, local media reported. Other companies listed include Hikvision, Dahua and Hytera, which make video surveillance equipment and two-way radio systems, BBC reported. It is the first time US regulators have taken such a move on security grounds, BBC reported.

Miscellaneous

Facebook blocks PM's Economic Advisory Council Member Sanjeev Sanyal's post on 26-11 Mumbai attacks, terms it as spam

Member of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC), Sanjeev Sanyal's Facebook post on the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks was on Saturday blocked by the social media platform, which termed it as spam. The matter was resolved later after Sanyal personally complained to Meta, which owns Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, among other products and services.