• Five states with maximum electric vehicles
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    Five states with maximum electric vehicles

    With the growing interest in a cleaner lifestyle, electric vehicles sales have substantially increased in India in 2016-17, according to a study by Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles. The study found that total 38,957 e-vehicles were sold in 2016-17. Of which, 92% were two-wheelers and only

  • How countries treat their workers: These countries offer the highest national minimum wages in the world
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    How countries treat their workers: These countries offer the highest national minimum wages in the world

    In India, the minimum wages and working hours are determined by the Minimum Wages Act of 1948, however, trade unions are fighting to hike the minimum wages to Rs 18,000 per month. The Government is also mulling the Formulation of National Policy for Domestic Workers to fix minimum pay, working hours

  • Hobbies of 12 highly successful entrepreneurs
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    Hobbies of 12 highly successful entrepreneurs

    They are ultra-intelligent, supremely successful, incredibly enterprising and very, very busy. Yet, they make time to maintain hobbies which breathe relaxation into their busy schedules. Here are 10 extremely successful entrepreneurs and their hobbies from which there is a lot to learn: Image Source:

  • India among top global cyber-attack hotspots
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    India among top global cyber-attack hotspots

    The Asia-Pacific region, which now accounts for more than half of the world’s Internet users, has seen a huge rise in cybercrime from July to September 2017, according to the ThreatMetrix Cybercrime Report. During the quarter, there were 17 crore (170 million) attacks detected and stopped across the

  • Ivanka Trump: 10 little known facts about the US President's daughter
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    Ivanka Trump: 10 little known facts about the US President's daughter

    As US President Donald Trump’s daughter and White House advisor Ivanka Trump gears up to make her first official trip to India on November 28 with her husband Jared Kushner to address the inaugural session of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES ) in Hyderabad, let’s take a look at Ivanka’s professional

  • 70% Indian Net users only use mobiles to get online
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    70% Indian Net users only use mobiles to get online

    Smartphones and mobile devices have enabled countless, previously “disconnected” people to access the internet and the majority of the users reside in less developed countries and regions of the world say a recent report by analytics company comScore. The report has ranked the countries according to

  • The world's 10 richest nations, by per capita GDP
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    The world's 10 richest nations, by per capita GDP

    Do you know which are the richest countries in the world? Here are the world’s most affluent countries according to per capita gross domestic product. Per capita GDP is a measure of the total output of a country that takes GDP and divides it by the number of people in the country. The per capita GDP

  • 10 cities of the world where commuting is most expensive
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    10 cities of the world where commuting is most expensive

    About a week back, the Delhi High Court refused to do anything about the Delhi Metros steep fare hike. A second year law student had moved the court challenging the recommendations of Delhi Metro’s 4 th fare fixation committee (FFC) to up fare by cent per cent in order to improve revenues. With more

  • The richest Indian families in Asia
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    The richest Indian families in Asia

    Forbes Asia has listed the 50 richest families with a collective net worth of $699 billion (Rs 39.18 lakh crore), up by nearly $200 billion (Rs 13.06 lakh crore) over last year.  For the third time, India enjoys the biggest presence in the rankings, with 18 families featuring on the list. Here are the

  • Little known facts about Mukesh Ambani
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    Little known facts about Mukesh Ambani

    He is well known as the richest man in the country and one of the most powerful men in the world. But here’s how it all began. Discover little known facts about the business magnate.

  • GST rate cut: Over 200 items may get cheaper from today
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    GST rate cut: Over 200 items may get cheaper from today

    The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council last week slashed rates on over 200 items to provide relief to customers and businesses. As many as 178 items of daily use were shifted from the top tax bracket of 28% to 18%. Only 50 items now remain in the highest tax slab of 28% under GST. The Council also

  • Eight women who have shaken-up the start-up domain in India
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    Eight women who have shaken-up the start-up domain in India

    The proverbial glass ceiling just does not exist for these women. From obliterating taboos and pooh-poohing naysayers to building brands that are snipping away at market shares of established players – they are doing it all. Their grit and determination are their biggest assets. Throw into the mix their

  • World's richest kids: Past & present
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    World's richest kids: Past & present

    On the occasion of Children’s Day, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena’s 11-month-old baby, Taimur Ali Khan,  received a swanky new Jeep SRT worth Rs 1.30 crore with an additional ‘baby seat’ as his first Children’s Day gift! While there are the likes of Taimur and Prince George who are rich by virtue of their

  • Here are 10 best Indian cities to do business in
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    Here are 10 best Indian cities to do business in

    India managed the highest jump by any country when it climbed 30 notches to reach the 100th position in World Bank’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ index. While World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva called the jump rare, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it was a ‘historic’ one. States across India have

  • Demonetisation: How other nations fared
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    Demonetisation: How other nations fared

    On November 8 last year, India embarked upon a journey that was both gargantuan in magnitude and unprecedented in scale. Demonetisation sent shockwaves through the country, giving rise to harsh criticism as well as unwavering support, alike. Critics of the move said that India had landed itself in a

  • The world's 10 longest airline flights
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    The world's 10 longest airline flights

    A few days ago, the Chicago-based United Airlines launched a non-stop flight from Los Angeles to Singapore, making it one of the longest flights in the world by flight time. This flight has caused a reshuffle of the rankings of the world’s longest airline routes. Here are the top 10 longest flights in

  • The 10 richest cities in India by GDP
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    The 10 richest cities in India by GDP

    Do you know which Indian cities are among the major contributors to the Indian economy? Here are the top 10 richest cities in India in terms of their estimated gross domestic product (as of 2016) : (GDP is the monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a particular

  • Top 5 best, worst cities in terms of digital environment globally
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    Top 5 best, worst cities in terms of digital environment globally

    The Economist Intelligence Unit in its survey has enlisted three Indian cities with the ‘best digital environment’ in the world. Business leaders have ranked these Indian towns as best hosts among 45 cities worldwide in terms of their digital environment based on people and skills, financial environment

  • Countries where diesel, petrol cars will soon be history
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    Countries where diesel, petrol cars will soon be history

    As a safety measure to get rid of heavy traffic, poor air quality and severe air pollution, a lot of countries are switching from fossil fuel-based cars to electric cars. Many countries have set deadlines to completely do away with diesel-and petrol-powered cars. Here are the countries and their deadlines

  • Commuting a cakewalk in these 10 cities with best public transits in the world
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    Commuting a cakewalk in these 10 cities with best public transits in the world

    An impeccable public transport system that is clean, organised and most importantly can take you to any part of the city in the shortest possible time at affordable prices is an important hallmark of the city’s development. It helps to up productivity of its denizens and draws visitors in droves. In

  • India's best 15 brands in the year 2017
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    India's best 15 brands in the year 2017

    The latest ‘2017 Best Indian Brands Report’ by Interbrand, a global brand consultancy, ranks India’s top 40 valuable brands on the basis of their financial performance and influence on customers. The report shows that over half of the top Indian brands are from five sectors: automotive, diversified,

  • Mobile wallets, payment apps you can pick from in India
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    Mobile wallets, payment apps you can pick from in India

    Ever since the government notified demonetisation on November 8, 2016, giving a push to a less-cash economy, there has been a spurt in the number of mobile payment apps in the country. According to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, digital payment transactions have almost doubled in the last year. More

  • Stunning SUVs India can look forward to this November
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    Stunning SUVs India can look forward to this November

    The Indian Sports Utility Vehicles (or suburban utility vehicles) market has really exploded in the last few years. As more and more Indians aspire to own SUVs, carmakers are launching newer models to attract them. Here’s a list of the stunning SUVs that Indians can look forward to this November: (Image

  • 10 most visited monuments in the world
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    10 most visited monuments in the world

    The Taj Mahal is not just a monument,  but a part of an entire heritage ecosystem in India and across the world. Millions of visitors throng Agra to get a glimpse of this architectural marvel. It is not only among the 7 wonders of the world, but also among the list of most visited monuments in the world

  • Regions with the most robots in the world; India 8th
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    Regions with the most robots in the world; India 8th

    Robots are slowly taking over functions that were primarily performed by humans till some ago. The debate over this has been raging the world over, with some experts stating that thousands of people across the globe will continue to lose jobs as we make smarter robots. Recently, the World Bank chief