Amazon is launching car and bike insurance in India. The insurance can be purchased through Amazon Pay. Customers will be able to purchase policies in as little as 2 minutes, without having to complete any traditional paperwork. Business Insider says Amazon offers paperwork-free claims, 1-hour pickup, three-day servicing, and one-year repair warranty in select cities. Amazon will expand on its partnership with insurtech Acko, which is the parent company of Acko General Insurance.
Amazon will continue to see ad spending growth in 2020. Business Insider reports that Amazon's growth is at a depressed rate when compared with eMarketer's earlier estimate. Amazon will increase its U.S. ad revenue to $13 billion this year. Thats a growth of 23.5% when compared to 2019. According to Business Insider it's important to note the $13 billion estimate is less than what eMarketer had predicted before the coronavirus outbreak. How much less? About $920 million less.
Politics over the Ram temple foundation laying event is escalating with every passing day. Congress leader Digvijaya Singh claimed that BJP leaders were being found Covid positive due since they're not following the beliefs of Hinduism. BJP was quick to respond with MP Home Minister Narottam Mishra likening the Congress leader to an 'asur'. Digivijaya Singh launched another attack on the BJP, this time mocking the foundation stone laying event on the 5th saying, Rajiv Gandhi had already performed Shilanyas earlier. Digvijaya has also called on PM Modi to defer the foundation laying ceremony saying that the date was inauspicious. The war of words come just two days before the grand 'bhoomi poojan' event in Ayodhya. PM Modi is all set to lay the foundation stone in the presence of 200 other dignitaries, including RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. Grand preparations are underway in the temple town to make the event a mini-diwali like affair. Coming as it does in the middle of a pandemic, all preventive measures have also been taken at the temple site. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Every year hot air balloons take off en masse in Bristol as part of theInternational Balloon Fiesta. This year however was slightly different, due tothe Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing measures. The launch location waskept private to avoid people gathering to watch the moment of lift-off, and inthe main, only those in social bubbles were allowed in each balloon.
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The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) held a protest demonstration in Hannover city of Germany against recent brutal killings of five abducted Bugti tribesmen by the Punjab Police in Rajanpur, some 400 kms from Lahore. BRP Germany Chapter organised the rally and protested to highlight Pakistan Authority crime against the Baloch. They also launched a social media campaign titled #justiceforbalochpeople. They raised the slogans 'Justice for Baloch people'. BRP Germany President Jawad Baloch during his speech appealed to the human rights institutions to take notice of the killing of abducted tribal Baloch. The Baloch activists said that these Baloch were abducted from different places and were killed in fake encounter in Rajanpur on July 31. The victims were identified as Ghulam Hussain Bugti, Ramzan Bugti, Master Ali Bugti and two others. Punjab Police claimed they belonged to outlawed Balochistan Republic Army (BLA). A large number of Baloch, including political activists, journalists and other intellectuals are victims of enforced disappearance in Balochistan province. The Baloch claimed that they were abducted by secret agencies, the ISI and MI, and many of them are languishing in isolated detention centres. The security forces kill many of them and throw their mutilated bodies in isolated places, claims the Baloch political parties.