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World Last Week: 20 Oct’14 – 26 Oct’14

World Last Week: 20 Oct’14 – 26 Oct’14

Surat diamond firm gifts 200 two-bedroom houses, 491 cars & jewellery to 1,200 employees CMD Savji Dholakia said, ”Those who have a house were gifted a car while the employees who had both a house and a car were given jewellery”. PM Modi govt. takes RTI to next level- All replies to be put online […]

By October 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
World Last Week: 13 Oct’14 – 19 Oct’14

World Last Week: 13 Oct’14 – 19 Oct’14

PM Modi unveils labour reforms; launches Universal Account Number for employees With the aim to put an end to the infamous ‘inspector raj’ culture, PM Modi unveiled labour reforms in an attempt to boost the ‘Make in India’ programme. Google takes on Apple with Android ‘Lollipop’ OS, Nexus 6 smartphone It’s also releasing a new […]

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
World Last Week: 6 Oct’14 – 12 Oct’14

World Last Week: 6 Oct’14 – 12 Oct’14

Modi govt launches website to track attendance of government employees: Attendance.gov.in The system also gives a dynamic interface to know the number of active devices and count of people attending office. IndiGo’s FY14 profit more than halves to Rs 317 crores against Rs 787 crores IndiGo’s CEO and president Aditya Ghosh confirmed that the airline […]

By October 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
World Last Week: 29 Sept’14 – 5 Oct’14

World Last Week: 29 Sept’14 – 5 Oct’14

PM’s US Visit: Narendra Modi’s CEO diplomacy to soon set the cash register ringing While several American CEOs raised concerns about specific issues that worry them about investing in India, the PM’s sharp and articulate responses dispel most of those. Telangana dreams of earning high from tourism State to invest Rs 100 crores to give […]

By October 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
World Last Week: 1 Sept’14 – 7 Sept’14

World Last Week: 1 Sept’14 – 7 Sept’14

1000s Marooned in Srinagar, 160 Dead in Worst Floods in 60 Years More than 160 people have died and thousands are stranded in Jammu and Kashmir, devastated by its worst floods in 60 years. PM Modi offers Rs. 1,000 crore relief Rs 1,000 crore package announced for the flood-hit state was besides a Rs 2 […]

By September 8, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
World Last Week: 25 Aug’14 – 31 Aug’14

World Last Week: 25 Aug’14 – 31 Aug’14

Xiaomi plans R&D centre in India, Bangalore may host local centre for “Apple of China” Hugo Barra, VP, international ops. “We want to have an R&D centre with actual engineering team who will build features for the Indian market.” PPF investment can beat Sensex returns over 20-year period Rs 10,000 invested in PPF in August […]

By September 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
World Last Week: 18 Aug’14 – 24 Aug’14

World Last Week: 18 Aug’14 – 24 Aug’14

India to be launch pad for Amazon’s plan to deliver packages using drones, deliveries may start by Diwali Founded by billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, US-based Amazon, is challenging Flipkart for leadership of India’s online retail market. India’s e-commerce poised at $43 bn in 5 years The multi-category section is on fire this year. The largest […]

By August 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
World Last Week: 11 Aug’14 – 17 Aug’14

World Last Week: 11 Aug’14 – 17 Aug’14

Modi condoles loss of life in Odisha floods Prime Minister has condoled the loss of life in the recent floods in Odisha. PM expresses grief over the loss of lives due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand. […]

By August 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
World Last Week: 4 Aug’14 – 10 Aug’14

World Last Week: 4 Aug’14 – 10 Aug’14

Google to assist Narendra Modi to develop Varanasi as national hub for culture and heritage PM stressed the need to preserve ancient ethos while implementing the so called Kashi Vision that is expected to get a high-power launch. Engineering grads to make a comeback for big salaries; Microsoft, Google offer crore-plus pay packets Recruiters including […]

By August 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
World Last Week: 28 July’14- 3 Aug’14

World Last Week: 28 July’14- 3 Aug’14

IIT grads quitting jobs to start business in food sector Many IIT graduates have left their high-profile jobs to start their own biz in the $48-billion flourishing food sector ‘Why there’s no full-time Defence Minister?’ PM Modi plans to add more firepower through Jaitley It’s becoming evident that trusting Jaitley with the portfolio was part […]

By August 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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