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Under arrest: The future of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

On The Listening Post this week: Journalism on trial – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition after arrest in London. Plus, the journalists who exposed Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal. Under arrest: The future of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks Six years, nine months, three weeks, two days after taking refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy, the impasse was broken when Julian Assange was dragged out of the building by British ... Read More »

Connected care will be the future of healthcare: Srinivas Prasad

NEW DELHI: Lack of access and poor quality healthcare claims millions of lives in the developing world every year. According to a September 2018 report in Lancet, 1.6 million people die in India every year due to inadequate healthcare. Experts say that in countries like India where 70% of the population live in rural areas and going to a hospital can be a huge ... Read More »

The Coolest Vintage Cars of the 2019 Geneva Auto Show

Old-school rides are often deployed at auto shows, used by the automakers that produced them as tangible links to their heritage—especially when they want to evoke said heritage in promoting a new vehicle. They’re also used as stand candy by various companies to lure unsuspecting journalists and potential customers into their booths, and as templates for dreamers looking to be ... Read More »

Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week 2019 Day 3: Dia Mirza and Sophie Choudry walk the ramp as showstoppers

Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week Autumn Winter’ 2019: The third day saw Dia Mirza, Sophie Choudry, Amyra Dastur and Kritika Kamra as showstoppers. Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week Autumn Winter’ 2019 (LMIFW AW’19), a four-day fashion extravaganza, is currently underway in the capital city. Designers Ruchi Roongta and Rashi Agarwal, Shivani, Simmi Saboo, Ashwini Reddy, among others showcased their collections ... Read More »

Bugatti unveils the world’s most expensive new car

Even before the car was unveiled to the public at the Geneva Motor Show, Bugatti’s La Voiture Noire, meaning “The Black Car,” had already been sold for an astounding US$12.3 million plus another $6.4 million in taxes and fees. The car is a modern version of the classic Bugatti Type 57, designed by founder Ettore Bugatti’s son, Jean, in the 1930s ... Read More »

Bugatti La Voiture Noire is the most expensive new car of all time at Rs 131.33 crore

The French luxury brand Bugatti is known for making super expensive cars. With every new introduction, the company sets the bar higher. Now its one-off hyper sports car La Voiture Noire has sold for 16.7 million euros or Rs 131.33 crore (the amount includes the price of the car along with the taxes), making it the most expensive new car ... Read More »

2019 Geneva: Bugatti La Voiture Noire Is The Most Expensive New Car Sold

The Bugatti La Voiture Noire is a one-off and will be delivered to its owner after 2.5 years The La Voiture Noire has been commissioned to commemorate the brand’s 110th anniversary The Bugatti La Voiture Noire has been commissioned to commemorate the brand’s 110th anniversary and made its debut at the ongoing 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Only one example of ... Read More »

All of the cars, concepts, and wild ideas from the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Every year, the Geneva Motor Show proves to be one of the flashiest, most outrageous car shows that take place around the world — and 2019 is no exception. Luxury names like Porsche, Jaguar, and Aston Martin have shown up to try to make news alongside supercar brands like Lamborghini, Rimac, and McLaren, and the results are some of the ... Read More »

Geneva Auto Show: New SUVs, Small Cars To The Fore

BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car GETTY New conventional SUVs and small cars will dominate the Geneva Auto Show, not to mention a new Ferrari, while the industry will try to talk up its embrace of all things electric in case the politicians are watching. Most of the new SUVs and small cars will be powered by gasoline or diesel engines, ... Read More »

Geneva Motor Show:An army of insane suparcars to invade the event

Where the fashion world flocks to Paris for its seasonal runway spectacles, tout le monde from the elite automotive world convenes in Geneva. When it comes to the most expensive luxury cars, auto shows are increasingly irrelevant. For years, the most prestigious automakers in the world have saved their best debuts (and the bulk of their event marketing budgets) for ... Read More »