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“Don’t Want To Be On Earth”: US Comedian’s Instagram Post Invites Cops

The alarming message, has been deleted, along with Pete Davidson’s Instagram account. Pete Davidson wrote on Instagram Saturday afternoon that he didn’t “want to be on this earth anymore.” The post came shortly after the SNL cast member had used the social media platform to applaud Kanye West for speaking openly about his own mental health issues. Davidson wrote: “i’m doing my best to stay here for you but i actually don’t know how much longer i can last. all i’ve ever tried to do was help people. just remember…

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Vivo to Invest Rs. 4,000 Crores for New Mobile Phone Plant in India

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Thursday announced an additional investment of Rs. 4,000 crore for over a period of four years towards opening a new manufacturing plant on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh that will generate 5,000 jobs in its first phase of expansion. The new 169-acre land has been acquired near the existing 50-acre manufacturing facility that will help expand Vivo’s manufacturing capabilities and support its continued growth in the country, the company said in a statement. The Rs. 4,000-crore investment, which does not include the cost of…

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Mapletree to invest in logistics assets in India

The firm has appointed Souvik Mukherjee to head logistics development in the country. Photo: Bloomberg Bengaluru: In its second innings in India, Singapore-based real estate asset manager Mapletree Investment Pte. Ltd is gearing up to invest in the logistics space, apart from core office assets, said three people familiar with the plans. Logistics development is a strategic call for Mapletree, which is looking at creating a long-term investment and development portfolio across key cities. The firm has appointed Souvik Mukherjee to head logistics development in the country and for office…

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I do not lie: Dassault boss responds to Rahul Gandhi on Rafale

The chief of Dassault Aviation, the French manufacturer contracted to deliver 36 fighter jets to the Indian Air Force, hit out at Rahul Gandhi for calling him a liar. “I don’t lie,” said Eric Trappier, the CEO of Dassault Aviation. “In my position as CEO, you don’t lie.” Trappier was responding to Gandhi’s accusation that he was lying about the Rafale deal to protect Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trappier also spoke about the controversial decision to make of Anil Ambani’s Reliance Defence an offset partner and about the Congress’s claim…

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The colossal guide to social media terms for 2019

2019 is fast approaching, and it won’t be without its fair share of new trends, new technology and new social media terms. So to make sure you’re prepared for whatever it has to offer, we’ve compiled a colossal list of 100 basic definitions that you’ll need to know. media update’s Jenna Cook takes a look at terms you need to add to your social media vocabulary – if you haven’t already. Here’s a list of 100 social media terms you’ll need to know: 1. Algorithm An ‘algorithm’ is a programmatic…

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How I Plan to Cover the World’s Most Exciting Travel Region as Skift’s New Asia Editor

It occurred to me that I might be in trouble. Because Asia is a huge continent to cover! It occupies a third of the world’s land area and its 4.5 billion person population is bigger than that of the other continents combined. Skift’s new Asia editor Raini Hamdi And then there’s me, located in a tiny red dot on the world map, Singapore, covering the whole of Asia for Skift. The continent I’m covering is also not a Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, to borrow Ang Lee’s film title. It is…

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