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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

Anyone can now access online the replies given by each Ministry to all RTI applications it receives, rather than just the person filing the RTI.

  • Land acquisition law on Modi government radar

BJP’s wins in the Haryana and Maharashtra polls have strengthened the resolve of the Modi government to send out clear signals on reforms.

  • BJP chooses Manohar Lal Khattar as Haryana Chief Minister

Manohar Lal Khattar was associated with RSS for 40 years and BJP for 20 years and has also worked as organising secretary of BJP in Haryana.

  • Jet, SpiceJet announces fares starting at Rs 899

Travel industry sources anticipated more airlines to join the competition shortly. AirAsia India did such a sale with fares at Rs 999 earlier.

  • Apple’s next hit will be a Microsoft clone

The analysis company Gartner puts the Surface Pro in the same category —”premium ultra-mobile’ computers as Apple’s MacBook Air laptops.

  • Narendra Modi burnishes economic credentials with reform blitz

PM has uncovered a slew of reforms in the past week, simplifying labour rules scrapping fuel subsidies and pledging to open coal mining to pvt players.

  • ISI shifts underworld don Dawood Ibrahim to Pakistan-Afghanistan border

Top sources in country’s security establishment, involved in tracking the activities of the D-Company, said that Dawood had been whisked away .

  • Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly Polls 2014: Election results bring early enlightenment of Diwali happiness at BJP office

BJP members pointed out that the party’s vote share got almost twice and it had done very well in cities such as Pune and Mumbai.

  • Haryana’s new government to back Ashok Khemka, cancel Robert Vadra’s land deal

Sources said the new government is likely to cancel the three-acre deal in Shikhopur village that brought allegations of corruption to the doorstep of 10 Janpath.



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