Author: Dhruv Shindhe S

Abraham Benjamin de Villiers was born on 17th  February 1984 is a cricketer from South Africa. Three times during his 15, year international career. ABD was named as the ICC ODI Player of the year. ABD was one of the five Wisden cricketers of the decade at the end of 2019. As a wicket-keeper-batsman, De Villiers started his international career, but he most frequently played solely as a batsman. In the batting order, but primarily in the middle-order, he batted at different positions. De Villiers is known for a variety of unorthodox shots, particularly behind the Wicket keeper, . As…

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Did you know Oreo and Marlboro cigarettes were made by the same company, but now aren’t due to a leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, Henry Kravis’s firm KKR investments. Henry R. Kravis is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist was born on January 6, 1944. He is the co-founder of KKR & Co. Inc., as of November 2019, KKR a multinational investment company with a market cap of approximately $24.7 billion. As of February 2020, he has an estimated net worth of $6.4 billion, ranked by Forbes as the world’s 317th richest person. A political conservative, critics looking to change…

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Nokia Corp the company that brought us indestructible Nokia 1100 was founded in 1865, it is a multinational Finnish telecommunications, information technology and consumer electronics company. The headquarters of Nokia are in Espoo, Finland, in the metropolitan area of greater Helsinki. Nokia employed around 103,000 people in more than 100 countries in 2018, did business in more than 130 countries, and reported annual revenues of around EUR 23 billion. In 2018, Nokia employed approximately 103,000 people in more than 100 countries, did business in more than 130 countries and reported annual revenues of approximately EUR 23 billion. Over the past…

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Narendranath Datta, more popularly know as Swami Vivekananda, was an Indian Hindu monk. He was the chief disciple of Ramakrishna, the 19th-century Indian mystic. He was a key figure in the introduction to the Western world of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga, and is credited with growing interfaith understanding, introducing Hinduism during the late 19th century to the status of a major world religion. In the revival of Hinduism in India, he was a major force and contributed to the idea of Indian nationalism as a weapon in colonial India to fight against the British Empire. The Ramakrishna…

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The Internet of Things (IoT) defines the network of “things” physical objects that are embedded with sensors, software, and other technologies to communicate and share data over the Internet with other devices and systems. Due to the integration of various technologies, real-time analytics, machine learning, commodity sensors, and embedded devices, the concept of the Internet of things has evolved. The Internet of Things is made possible by traditional fields of embedded systems, wireless sensor networks, control systems, automation (including home and building automation), and others. In the consumer sector, IoT technology is most synonymous with products pertaining to the definition…

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The current Olympic Games and Olympics are leading international sporting activities featuring summer and winter sports tournaments in which a number of competitions include thousands of competitors from all over the world. With more than 200 nations competing, the Olympic Games are considered the world’s premier sporting exhibition. The Olympic Games typically take place every four years, alternating every two years in the four-year cycle between the summer and winter Olympics. Their formation was influenced by the ancient Olympic Games held from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD, in Olympia, Greece. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was…

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Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya more commonly referred to as Sir MV was born on 15 September 1860, served from 1912 to 1919 as an Indian Civil Engineer and statesman and the 19th Diwan of Mysore. In 1955, he received the highest honour in India, the Bharat Ratna. For his services to the public good, he was knighted by King George V as a Knight Commander of the British Indian Empire. To honour him, his birthday, 15 September, is celebrated in India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania as Engineers Day. He was the chief engineer of the dam of Krishna Raja Sagara in…

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Peter Theil is an American billionaire and a Venture Capitalist, who was born on October 11th, 1967 in Frankfurt, Germany. He was one of the co-founders of PayPal, Palantir Technologies and Founders Fund, he was one of the earliest investors in Facebook, he was ranked on number 391 on the Forbes 400 list in 2020 with a net worth of $2.2 billion. Peter moved to United States with his family as an infant, and the family settled in California in 1977. Theil studied philosophy from Stanford and graduated with a Bachelors in arts in 1989, later her earned his Juris…

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Steven Paul Jobs the founder of Apple Inc, the most valuable company in the world was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco to Joanne Schieble and Abdulfattah Jandali, but they decided to put him up for adoption, and was later adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs. Silicon Valley that we popularly know, was the Santa Clara county, south of Bay Area, the early 1950’s saw an exponential number of semi-conductor startups being founded, therefor Steve jobs was a part of the free willing culture of innovation of the silicon valley. Steve Jobs met Steve Wozniak when he was…

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The Mangalyaan or Mars Orbit Machine (MOM) launched by the Indian space organisation in 5th November 2013 is orbiting Mars since 24th September 2014. It made India the first Asian country to reach Mars orbit in its first attempt, and the fourth in the world to do so. The Mars Orbit machine probe was launched at Satish Dhawan Space centre using a polar launch satellite launch vehicle (PSLV) C25 in November 5th 2013. The launch went on for about 20 days and had started on 28th October 2013, it spent close to a month on earth’s orbit, where it made…

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