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Elon Musk’s Tesla Buys USD 1.5 Billion In Bitcoin, Company To Soon Accept Payments In Bitcoin

Feb 08, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Bitcoin spiked 14 per cent and appeared to briefly hit a new all-time high. Shares of Tesla moved higher as well.

Tesla Enters Indian Market

Jan 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Tesla has been registered as an unlisted private entity with a paid-up capital of Rs 1 lakh.

Tesla's India Debut Kicks Off, Registers New Company In Bengaluru

Vaibhav Taneja, Venkatrangam Sreeram and David Jon Feinstein have been appointed as directors of Tesla India

Elon Musk Donates $5 Million To Khan Academy To Boost Online Education

Jan 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

World's richest person and business magnate Elon Musk donated $5 million to Khan Academy by means of Musk Foundation

'Domino Effect': Elon Musk Tweets Meme Blaming Facebook For US Capitol Attack

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday tweeted a meme, hours after the terrifying US Capitol attack that left 4 dead in the incident. Domino effect

07 January, 2021

Elon Musk Dethrones Jeff Bezos As The Richest Man

Outlook Web Bureau

Last year, Elon Musk's net worth soared by more than $150 billion in possibly the fastest bout of wealth creation in history.

10 December, 2020

SpaceX Starship Explodes During Landing After Test Launch

Outlook Web Bureau

SpaceX’s owner, Elon Musk, tweets, “Mars, here we come!!” after the Starship rocket exploded.

31 May, 2020

SpaceX Launch: NASA Astronauts Blast Into Orbit In First Mission By Private Firm

Associated Press (AP)

The two men are scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station on Sunday for a stay of up to four months, after which they will return to Earth in a Right Stuff-style splashdown at sea.

09 March, 2019

Tesla Investors Sue Elon Musk For His Repeated 'Misstatements' On Twitter

Outlook Web Bureau

A group of institutional investors in Tesla has sued CEO Elon Musk, alleging that his repeated 'misstatements on Twitter' continue to harm the company and its shareholders.

12 January, 2019

SpaceX To Lay Off 10% Of Workforce Due To 'Difficult Challenges'

Outlook Web Bureau

SpaceX would lay off 10 per cent of its roughly 6,000-person workforce as the US-based private spaceflight company attempts to get two expensive projects off the ground.

20 December, 2018

Elon Musk Unveils High-Speed Underground Tunnel Prototype

Outlook Web Bureau

Elon Musk's vision is to develop a tunnel system that can be expanded and improved like an underground three-dimensional freeway system.

26 November, 2018

Elon Musk Talks About Moving To Mars Despite High Death Risks

Outlook Web Bureau

There are lots of people who climb mountains and people die on Mount Everest all the time. They still like doing it for the challenge, says Musk.

20 November, 2018

Elon Musk Renames SpaceX's BFR Rocket To Starship

Outlook Web Bureau

The Starship is designed to service all Earth orbit needs as well as the Moon and Mars.

08 November, 2018

Robyn Denholm Replaces Elon Musk As Tesla's Board Chair

Outlook Web Bureau

Denholm has served on the Tesla Board as an independent director since 2014.

06 November, 2018

Elon Musk's Twitter Account Targeted By Crypto Hackers

Outlook Web Bureau

The hackers used Musk's name and likeness to ask for Bitcoin - a cryptocurrency - by promoting an ad on Twitter.

11 October, 2018

James Murdoch Taking Over As Tesla's Chairman 'Incorrect': Elon Musk

Outlook Web Bureau

Financial Times report that claimed James Murdoch was going to join Tesla as Chairman, Musk tweeted on Thursday that this was not true.

02 October, 2018

Musk To Workers: Perform For Profit, Prove 'Naysayers Wrong'

Outlook Web Bureau

Musk and Tesla will each pay $20 million to resolve the case.

30 September, 2018

Elon Musk To Step Down As Tesla Chairman

Outlook Web Bureau

This comes two days after SEC filed a lawsuit against Musk on the charges of securities fraud.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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