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OYO doesn't have plans to go Public: Ritesh Agarwal
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OYO doesn't have plans to go Public: Ritesh Agarwal

OYO Hotels and Homes, the shining star of Masayoshi Son's Vision Fund portfolio has no plans to go for a public listing at this moment, said Ritesh Agarwal the founder of OYO. He said that at present OYO is focusing on expansion. 6-years old OYO has made its presence felt in 80 countries and 800 cities and it is on a rapid expansion free. Agarwal said they are comfortable and feel that they are on the right path.

Virat Kohli becomes the 11th highest earner from Instagram
Sports

Virat Kohli becomes the 11th highest earner from Instagram

The Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli has now made a habit of breaking records on and off the field. Virat's popularity is not hidden from anyone and that reflects in his fan following on social media. As a result, Virat is ranked 11th in the list of Instagram's top-earners. He is also the only cricketer in the Top-20 of the list. Virat made $1.18M last year by making just 6 sponsored posts.

Mamata Banerjee's slip of tongue, kept addressing Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee as 'Abhishek Babu'
Politics

Mamata Banerjee's slip of tongue, kept addressing Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee as 'Abhishek Babu'

West Bengal's CM Mamata Banerjee made a faux pas as she continuously referred to Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee as ''Abhishek Babu''. Abhishek is Mamata Banerjee's nephew. In a press conference, Mamata said "From Bengal, there are people like Amartya Sen and Mother Teresa who got the Nobel. Now, Abhishek Babu has got it. It is a matter of pride for Bengal." She also praised Saurav Ganguly on becoming BCCI president.

Google and Yubico join hands for USB-C hardware
Technology

Google and Yubico join hands for USB-C hardware

Google has introduced the omnipresent USB-C standard for its security keys, with the USB-C Titan Security Key priced at $40 in US. The key is compatible with not only Android phones but also Chrome OS, macOS, and Windows machines. Made in partnership with Yubico, it supports the FIDO standard, for several platforms, including your Google Account, Dropbox, Facebook, GitHub, Salesforce, Stripe, Twitter and others.

Bollywood can now promote its movies through Indian Railways
Entertainment

Bollywood can now promote its movies through Indian Railways

To deal with the high operation cost and for effective budget management, the Indian Railways has come up with a unique idea. The idea is to increase the revenue by promoting movies, art shows, sports or television shows. The Railways has now decided that trains can be booked for promotional activities under a new scheme called "Promotion on Wheels." A train has already been booked by the makers of Akshay Kumar starrer 'Houseful 4'.

I entered the startup investor partly by business: Ratan Tata
Business

I entered the startup investor partly by business: Ratan Tata

The famous industrialist and owner of the Tata group, Ratan Tata who has invested in over a dozen startups, said that he ended up being a startup investor by accident. Mr. Tata said, "I entered the startup investor partly by accident. During the years that I was with the Tata group, I always looked at the startups as a sector that is exciting but somewhat untouchable because somewhere there will be a conflict of interest."

Rs. 4000 crore spent on India's Swachh Bharat Mission's Information, Education and Communication
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Rs. 4000 crore spent on India's Swachh Bharat Mission's Information, Education and Communication

Around Rs. 3500 to 4000 crores have been spent on SBM since it was launch in 2014. This includes expenditure done by government, private, and developmental communities. Swachh Bharat Mission has been highly successful in spreading awareness of sanitation, as a result of which, over 10 crores toilets were built in the last 5 years. More than 500 million people are benifitted by the idea of sanitation.