There are very few subliminal moments in history. Moments that leave an everlasting impact. For many Indians, November 8, 2016 happened to be one of them.
Blog by Isheeta Bali
Mumbai: It’s called as a city of dreams, a city full of skyscrapers. An overcrowded place that is bursting at its seams. But what if someone told you, that just miles away from this city, lies an island that gives you a glimpse of India’s glorious past? A nature’s paradise nestled away from the hustle. A place so unique that is a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site List.. Yes, this is …The Elephanta Island.
Rishi Kapoor Slams Rahul Gandhi
A day after Rahul Gandhi claimed that India was run by dynasts, product of Bollywood biggest dynasty Rishi Kapoor slammed Congress VP by the following the argument. The actor tweeted saying:
My dear Indians, on the auspicious occasion of Independence Day, my wishes to all my fellow Indians. The entire nation, along with the independence spirit, is celebrating Janmashtami as well. I can see in huge numbers in front of me some young Krishnas. From Lord Krishna to Mahatma Gandhi, our country has a rich historical, cultural heritage.
After days of high suspense and drama, Barcelona forward and Brazilian football sensation has been signed for a record of 222 million Euros.
Are you a doctor planning to get into Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences? Planning to serve the patients at this premier institute in Patna?
|1994||Jeff Bezos quits his job, launches Amazon. Initial startup capital- his parent’s personal savings|
|1995||Amazon.com goes online with book sales. Bezos raises an $8 Million round of funding from Kleiner Perkins|
|1997||Amazon goes public at $18 per share|
|1999||Bezos named Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year” for popularising online shopping.|
|2009||Bezos acquires Zappos through stock swap|
|2013||Bezos acquires the Washington Post|
|2015||Amazon surpasses Walmart as the most valuable retailer in the United States|
|2016||Becomes the fourth most valuable public company, goes offline with its first bookstore in Seattle|
|2017||Amazon acquires Dubai-based Souq.com, Bezos becomes the second richest person in the world|
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the second richest person in the world, moving ahead of when Amazon acquired on 29 March acquired Middle East’s largest online retailer, Souq.com. According to Bloomberg, Bezos added around $1.5 billion to his fortune (now at $75.6 billion) as his company’s share rose to $18.35 billion as of 29 March.
The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Modi approved the National Health Policy 2017 (NHP 2017). The last health policy was formulated in the year 2002, changing healthcare needs and socio economic changes necessitated a fresh policy.
The policy mainly focuses on preventive healthcare and also advocates universal access to quality healthcare at affordable costs.
WHY WE NEED TO LOOK AHEAD OF GDP?
“What we measure informs what we do. And if we’re measuring the wrong thing, we’re going to do the wrong thing.”
Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences (2001)
In an election rally in UP, PM Narendra Modi recently took a jibe at the economists criticizing demonetization. He quoted the new GDP growth data released by Central statistical Organisation, which puts the growth rate at 7 per cent in the third quarter of the financial year 2016-17. For decades now, GDP and its growth thereof, has been regularly cited in discussions related to the economic progress. China for one has remained obsessed with the growth so much so that as to set specific targets for GDP growth in its annual and five year plans.