Medvedev is eliminated in the fourth round of the Indian Wells tournament

Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev lost to Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in the fourth round of the tournament in Indian Wells (USA), according to Sport-Express.

The meeting took place on October 13 and ended in three sets with a score of 6: 4, 4: 6, 3: 6. At the same time, Medvedev was leading in the second set with a break (6: 4, 4: 1), after which he twice gave his own serve.

The duration of the match was two hours and 16 minutes. During this time, the Russian has filed right through five times, made six double faults and converted five break points out of seven.

Dimitrov, who is the 28th racket in the world, made one ace, made a mistake four times on the second serve and took the opponent’s serve six times out of ten such chances.

At the Indian Wells tournament, there were no Russians left in the men’s singles draw. Earlier that day, at the stage of the fourth round, Karen Khachanov lost to Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili. Prior to that, Aslan Karatsev lost in the 1/8 finals, and Andrei Rublev flew out in the 1/16 finals.

Daniil Medvedev has been in second place in the rating of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) since May. Next week, he is expected to perform at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow (October 18-24).

Media: Indian regulator accuses Google of banning Android modifications

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found that Google has abused its dominant position in the mobile operating system market, Reuters and TechCrunch reported, citing an as yet unpublished commission report. The regulator found that Google was opposing the intentions of device manufacturers to release phones running on Android modifications. According to the Indian regulator Google, it limited “the ability and interest of device manufacturers to develop and sell devices running on alternative versions of Android,” cites Reuters an excerpt from the report. The Commission also expressed dissatisfaction with Google’s policies regarding the Play Store app store, calling them “one-sided, ambiguous, vague, biased and arbitrary.” The core components of Android are distributed open source. This allows you to create your own versions of the system (the so-called “forks”), however, pre-installation of services and the Google store requires the use of the official ….

The price of the issue // Managing Director of the NRA Rating Service Sergei Grishunin on the demand for Russian coal

The climate agenda this year has filled all possible information channels. So, Anatoly Chubais announced the fallacy of the strategy for the development of the coal industry in Russia until 2035, explaining this by China’s plans to curtail the construction of new coal-fired power plants. Such alarmist statements are based on historical precedents: Great Britain, which was itself a center of coal mining, and later became a major importer of Russian coal (22.8 million tons in 2005), as a result, practically abandoned this type of fuel (1.6 million tonnes in 2021) The global coal industry grandees are also showing confusion. BHP is trying to divest its coal assets, despite the current high profitability of the industry. Glencore is intensively modifying its deposits, refusing to invest in their development. Chinese and Indian companies behave differently: taking advantage of the confusion of European competitors, they buy cheaply expensive deposits of high-quality coal. There is….

The doctor spoke about the dangers of Indian summer

Indian summer in September is dangerous with sudden temperature changes that cause colds. Tatiana Romanenko, the head physician of the clinic “Your Doctor”, therapist, told about this in an interview with Sputnik radio on Thursday, September 9.

Brief warming in autumn often leads to the spread of viral infections and colds. All this is due to cold rains and strong temperature changes during the day.

“Autumn in general and Indian summer in particular is a time when the weather can change dramatically: it can be cool in the morning, hot in the afternoon, it can rain in the evening, and it will get quite cold at night. Hypothermia creates the basis for any colds, including viral infections, ”the doctor explained.

Hypothermia causes vasospasm, and it makes the body susceptible to various infections.

“Indian summer is not a time for sundresses, even if the thermometer shows 23 degrees and the sun is shining brightly enough. It is necessary to use the principle of layering: you go out in a jacket when it gets hot, take off your outerwear and feel comfortable, ”advised Romanenko.

In rainy weather, you should also carefully monitor the condition of your shoes.

“We need to make sure that the shoes are comfortable and waterproof. If possible, if you get your feet wet, it is better to dry or change your shoes right away, because all diseases come to us through frozen and wet feet, ”the therapist said.

On Wednesday, August 8, Svetlana Shokur, endocrinologist of the Invitro group of companies. said that maintaining enough light and vitamins in the body will help resist the fall feeling of depression and maintain an emotional state that worsens due to seasonal changes.

Prosus buys Indian payment platform BillDesk for $ 4.7 billion

European technology corporation Prosus has announced the buyout through its PayU subsidiary of Indian payment operator BillDesk. The deal, fully cash-settled, will be $ 4.72 billion. BillDesk has so far competed with PayU in the Indian payment services market. Founded in 2000, the company posted net income of $ 36.8 million in its last fiscal year ending March. Over the past year, more than 44 billion transactions have been made through the platform. According to Prosus CEO Bob van Dyck, the combined company will enter ten largest payment operators in the world. This deal brought the total investment of the European company in the Indian market to $ 10 billion. After the announcement of the purchase of BillDesk, Prosus shares gained 6.4%. Kirill Sarkhanyants.