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World Last Week: 8 Sept’14 – 14 Sept’14


  • Over 1,84,000 people rescued in flood-hit J-K so far, says govt

Jammu and Kashmir is battling one of the worst floods in decades with rivers in the region in spate due to days of incessant rain. Over 250 people have died and thousands are stranded across the state, including Srinagar.

  • Online retailers like Flipkart, Amazon to lure customers with attractive deals this Diwali

Online retailers have lined up exclusive products, offers, contests & discounts to assure a cracker of a Diwali season, with an eye on first-time shoppers.

  • Apple iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus to launch in India on October 17

Launch will come in middle of festive season, & is departure from Apple’s earlier India strategy, when new iPhone versions were made available around Nov.

  • Effective participation in FDI Annual World Dental Congress 2014 participating in World Dental Congress to invite companies who have business expansion plans but lacking the routes to expand them to take part in the fair

  • PM Narendra Modi means business on maiden US trip; 26 meetings in 3 days lined up

His three-day visit from Sept 27 is expected to be chock-full with as many as 26 different meetings, in addition to his lunch with Obama and address to the UN.

  • Government likely to ban sale of loose cigarettes, Rs 20000 fine for smoking in public

The government is considering a proposal to ban the sale of loose cigarettes, a move that will hit ITC and other cigarette makers hard.

  • PM Modi’s 100 days: India is now the world’s best growth market bet, says rating firm Maplecroft

Maplecroft UK’s risk analysts in a rating note said,”Modi-style governance bodes well for investors who can expect policy clarity and less red tape.”

  • Nilesh Shah, MD & CEO, Axis Capital: India on track for a multi-year bull run

Nilesh Shah offers no succour to all those waiting on the sidelines to enter the market at low levels. The only way in for such investors is to buy on dips.

  • GetDistributors participation in MMMM Expo, 2014, an initiative of, a portal for entrepreneurs and wanna-be entrepreneurs providing them a platform to grow their business is participating in largest and most prestigious trade show in India for Metals and Minerals Industry.



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