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Olina Banerji @OBanerji नई दिल्ली, भारत

Always looking for a good story to tell. And then tell it better. Staff Writer at The Ken. https://t.co/jj412DIgaC

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Maybe older, more entrenched corporates can't do this anymore. But the younger champions of industry could. Spend o… https://t.co/TY60P4AbEN...please donate to human rights organisations that help keep a culture of honest dissent and argument alive. There… https://t.co/yealJKEOaEI worked in the non-profit sector for six years. I have seen how systematically human rights orgs have been silence… https://t.co/pNBiWeGiZw
9/29
2020
@the_bongrel hahahahahahaahahahahhaha. best.A story in 3 parts https://t.co/l7u2kJ2MHE
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9/28
2020
@banglani It was Hariharan?
9/27
2020
Happy wife Happy life,Happy farmer Happy country #Farmers
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9/25
2020
Done with today. Tomorrow please come fast.WorkIndia has a tough decision to make though, if it wants to scale. Does it go beyond the tech of matching, and fo… https://t.co/eEVDua4SJkTheir 6-yr journey has made them a force to reckon with. 15 million registered users can access jobs picked for the… https://t.co/LNjVbh0LzRCompanies like WorkIndia, Workex and Apna have taken up the mantle of creating platforms for the 80% that aren't on… https://t.co/kTHwFDDI8eThe last few months have tore a gaping hole through India's employment rates. 80-90% of employment in India happen… https://t.co/JDpmytgEAeToday, in Beyond The First Order: 📺 What all your streaming is doing to the planet 👯‍♂️ The great Indian corpora… https://t.co/Hhw0tyEGNz
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9/24
2020
Nothing like a toothache to humble the soulA wonderful debut by @Bhumika14k on an issue that gets lost in the glitz and glamour of high-stake edtech fundraise… https://t.co/6nLDclKNO4
9/23
2020
@KirinMcawesome Wohoo please share with neighbours.
9/18
2020
Today, in Beyond the First Order: 🍎 🪟 Spotify, Slack, and their bundle of troubles 🧑‍🏫 💻 Five numbers about Cov… https://t.co/mg3tLKN1mZ
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9/17
2020
Please listen to this sane man. Share it if you agree that India should still stand for its Constitution. https://t.co/gycfSxc7e0Hard relate. https://t.co/eSS0rydUwMRussians sign an agreement with @drreddys to supply 100 million doses of the Russian vaccine post clinical trials a… https://t.co/10O0GnsVXB
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9/16
2020
@vinayaravind This *could* be totally true also. When I went abroad to study, people would always ask me how my Eng… https://t.co/w0ZFqKUx86 @_Seetharaman @r0h1n @the_bongrel @tam_arund Now I can't not say Ken-gratulations guys! upwards and onwards 🚀 @jackerhack I don't agree with the dismissal part. Just the argument that it doesn't possibly have to be completely… https://t.co/TYulbFnOnd @jackerhack Yeah this line was pretty surprising. I get the larger point but it seems a bit ...badly put? @sumanthr and I teamed up to make sense of SoftBank's recent investment in Indian edtech Unacademy. At $150 million… https://t.co/6relan8Wo5He doesn't just have made design props, turns out he can write too! @ShirtShanks unpacks the Nvidia acquisition of… https://t.co/Iy8efO4JHO
9/15
2020
I don't have children but I have bought Whitehat Jr ka plan because main aur ad nahi dekh sakta
Retweeted by Olina BanerjiToday, in Beyond The First Order: 📚 Who said college is for education? 🤔 SEBI’s regulatory overkill 💉 India wi… https://t.co/tT2z3eMGKL
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9/14
2020
@AnjaliMHR @toymango @deviquoi @netshrink @abhiloquacious @sardesairajdeep Ratna I hope you are well :) Been a long… https://t.co/VKjQV3TCn3 @toymango @AnjaliMHR @deviquoi @netshrink @abhiloquacious @sardesairajdeep Ratna is a rockstar :) @Meetasengupta @AmbarishSatwik what is "voluntary basis"?YT's captions are having their own party :D https://t.co/u2EDdwqJwX
9/11
2020
@tam_arund That's really stressful- hope this gets resolved soon. Hugs. @rkatcosmos @TheKenWeb Hi! Thanks for reading. And pointing that out. Will clarify.Like solar, India has tinkered with EV policy. EVs will now be sold & registered without batteries. While it unlock… https://t.co/iv3n4LhZfu
Retweeted by Olina BanerjiI'd feel bad for the Bay Area if I wasn't a Delhi resident staring the in face of October and November. https://t.co/XQ9nADsPjFOr is there a chance for more innovation? More business models? More players? India's awkward EV growth phase is ma… https://t.co/ckHubOrIvVIssues of safety and battery standards still persist. So what if EVs are half the price now. The transition, if it… https://t.co/D378UY2aWbIt also signals that the govt is finally ready to give battery swapping its due. It's been quite partial to fast ch… https://t.co/zl9dfT71jABatteries are the heart of the EV operation. About a month ago, the govt "clarified" that now EVs can be registered… https://t.co/vmGjqO16mLSept 9 was World EV Day. I was inundated with press releases about new launches, renewed commitment to the EV secto… https://t.co/GBPrxz3L39In today's BFO, @r0h1n reveals the intricate negative feedback loops between prime time news (garbage) and why its… https://t.co/uYe3ywUQ5o
9/10
2020
India is now the only major country with a rising covid (reported) death toll, but still relatively low per capita… https://t.co/lpYmTW3h73
Retweeted by Olina BanerjiApropos of nothing, Maclom X. "You don't stick a knife in a man's back nine inches and then pull it out six inche… https://t.co/lFYFb197ig
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9/9
2020
@andymukherjee70 I was thinking of that in the context of the pandemic- related poverty here. @andymukherjee70 That interview though!Something curious is happening in India around Covid-19 testing. - Daily tests ⬆🔺 - Daily infections ⬆🔥 - Percentag… https://t.co/I8SCOZ6srN
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9/8
2020
@uxgravy @r0h1n @prnvbal @IndiaPostOffice I agree- I don't know what the Survey's capability is anymore.“Taking a bus would have been cheaper but transport has been restricted. I had to travel to Lucknow, which is 300 k… https://t.co/kWkTrUuQbs @uxgravy @r0h1n @prnvbal @IndiaPostOffice The Survey of India should be doing that technically.Ever ordered something at Swiggy stores? I only tried it once, and relegated it to being Swiggy's side hustle.… https://t.co/DpuwCpIhrQ
9/7
2020
Aaah ok now it all makes sense. https://t.co/RGfKNQ0xeF
9/6
2020
@Bhumika14k :(
9/5
2020
Have you read today's BFO? @Singh10Seema breaks down what equitable vaccine distribution will look like globally. I… https://t.co/nRCTIuQx6MWOW. https://t.co/5UAhwM8TJY
9/4
2020
Sample, and sign up: https://t.co/8XJdtHJPOl https://t.co/7h1DZIOXWr
9/3
2020
Baaki sab ko ban kar diya toh bacha kya hai bhai? https://t.co/qvRciJFTkA @PranavDixit @r0h1n Also, happy birthday :) @PranavDixit This is not the best invitation Pranav. I already have to battle @r0h1n about this every time Apple comes up :) @PranavDixit Lol. yes. Apple is an ecosystem overkill. @PranavDixit Please no. I'll have to buy Apple.In today’s BFO I wrote about India’s feedback loop crisis, conglomerates and their cash cow games (GVK/Adani, Futur… https://t.co/gmif9RunHh
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9/2
2020
@sumanthr Sumanth do we need to fundraise this for you? @TheKenWeb @dbsbank @OCBCBank These banks have even beaten the digital bank applicants to the post with UOB launchi… https://t.co/baTvwZoiWu
Retweeted by Olina BanerjiOne of the best BFO @TheKenWeb editions today! Tightly told and relevant. Sign up folks. It's the perfect chai/coff… https://t.co/E07ukRi7lq
8/31
2020
@LiveFromALounge done :) @LiveFromALounge Please leave your email here. @KabirDixit1 Pl leave your email here. @ninad101 Pl leave your email here.Hello friends. Happy Onam. I have three, free month-long subs to The Ken to give away. DM incase you've been itchin… https://t.co/GyebCMzbYS
8/29
2020
Who knew exams would get so political?https://t.co/pKtQYdDZSM
8/28
2020
Have you used your OlaMoney wallet to pay for a coffee at Starbucks? Or Amazon Pay to pay your mobile bill? I haven… https://t.co/kq61GGYKtl
Retweeted by Olina BanerjiToday, in Beyond the First Order: 💉 Who let the rapid kits out? Again? 🚫 Facebook still wants to have its cake… https://t.co/b7NxaVfqX8
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8/26
2020
Our India team just added two wonderful full time reporters. @dawalelo (who covers the healthcare industry) and… https://t.co/rIqdbOWmK6
Retweeted by Olina Banerji @the_bongrel @r0h1n @tam_arund It's so good. what????????? how can you hate watermelon????????The Ken grows richer, with excellent people :) Welcome @dawalelo and @Bhumika14k ! https://t.co/EAJ8wDFrfP @Zishaan @banglani @anmolm_ @chiaseedpuddin Question: How do you distribute this OS Zeeshan, to tier-2/3 schools- w… https://t.co/OmYpspbVC6
8/25
2020
Really in-depth, great piece on what is wrong with the quick-and-dirty trials for Covid-19 drugs and therapies. The… https://t.co/HiQQHGSGfLHaven't subscribed yet? https://t.co/8XJdtHJPOlWe did a casual poll in BFO last week on "what stops ppl from buying an EV." 800 people responded and gave us a uni… https://t.co/SRrkCocJrr @shrutithenaik I've missed this!
8/24
2020
@eashanghosh Ikr... https://t.co/hT7QWV3eMlAs we close out the week, I just remembered we started with another great visual. This one was helmed by the one an… https://t.co/nBWZJBZIhRWe have a special addition in today's BFO by the superbly talented @uhhhnushka- the Jenga tower of decisions that s… https://t.co/980t1uNr3T @KirinMcawesome ???
8/21
2020
"I do not ask for mercy, I do not appeal to magnanimity. I am here therefore, to cheerfully submit to any penalty t… https://t.co/WgdKQACtX4
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8/20
2020
Have you seen this in your city? Today's story is about how Hero is planning to capitalize on the post-pandemic su… https://t.co/UtoiM8M3mk
Retweeted by Olina BanerjiIn its decade-long career, Covid-19 is the third turning point for Hero Electric. Can it morph into a business mode… https://t.co/j7bTzZcHNMHE's slightly awkward perch in the EV mkt has always intrigued me. Not quite a start-up, not quite an incumbent. Wh… https://t.co/AWaomXZpwVIndia's EV sector had a terrible 2019. They hoped 2020 would be the banner year. Little did they know that a global… https://t.co/u2GVa2nOatThis week's free story is a deep dive on Malaysia's Cradle Fund, an important government agency that helps local st… https://t.co/iFKDBQJu4E
Retweeted by Olina BanerjiToday, in Beyond the First Order: 📶 The dark horse 🇮🇳 The PLI isn’t old wine in a new bottle 💸 Accounting ter… https://t.co/4NXtT3yqwS
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8/19
2020
:( https://t.co/Ccw0EKTEB9 @ShirtShanks makes a special appearance in today's BFO! Read, subscribe, share :) https://t.co/TV5R998RfQInteresting that Chinese behemoth, Tencent, is a major investor in Dream11...so Chinese companies like Vivo are per… https://t.co/A4QEps1O8i
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8/18
2020
Ate many carbs today. fully gave up.Also, we're going to feature reader contributions later in the week, so do write into bfo@the-ken.com if you'd like to write for the BFO!BFO is now a 💯 editions old. New today: free to read, share individual sections and don't miss @prajektor s mind bl… https://t.co/0EMWq7EfP1
8/17
2020

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