The Daily Populous

Saturday October 20th, 2018 evening edition

image for Mukesh Ambani says Jio was first thought of by daughter Isha in 2011

Ambani made the statement in his acceptance speech at an awards function in London on Thursday night.

Since the idea first cropped up, Reliance Industries, which owns and operates the world’s largest single location refinery complex at Jamnagar in Gujarat, has spent more than $31 billion to break into India’s mobile-phone market.

Reliance Jio is also gearing up for newer data-heavy services that can connect homes, businesses, and cars to the internet.

With abundant youthful talent, Ambani said India is poised to become the third largest economy in the world by 2028 -- within just a single decade.

“The idea of Jio was first seeded by my daughter, Isha, in 2011.

She wanted to submit some coursework, and she said, ‘Dad, the internet in our house sucks’,” he recalled.

“Isha and Akash belong to India’s young generation that is far more creative, far more ambitious and far more impatient to become the best in the world. »

Saudi Arabia claims Khashoggi was killed in a fight, contrary to other accounts

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Saudi Arabia said it "is taking the necessary measures to clarify the circumstances in the case of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi" and that "all those involved will be brought to justice.".

Several members of Congress have called for swift sanctions on oil-rich Saudi Arabia in the uproar over Khashoggi.

The announcement comes more than two weeks after Khashoggi was last seen in public, entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. »

Netflix Pulls The Plug On ‘Luke Cage’, No Season 3 For Marvel’s Harlem Hero

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“Unfortunately, Marvel’s Luke Cage will not return for a third season,” Marvel and the streaming service said on Friday.

A writer’s room under showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker had been working for around six months producing scripts and taking notes from Netflix and Marvel.

As actors like lead Mike Colter remained under contract, a formal Season 3 order was considered almost a foregone conclusion by all concerned. »