Headlines November 14 2017

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    New Delhi choked by smog, emergency measures fail to offer respite toxic smog 10times thick than limit

    On pressure from CAG Environ Min to streamline clearance process, criticized on delay not penalizing

    To minimise death/disability due to road injury, Health Min proposed 554Cr National Trauma Care policy

    India seeks hefty dividend from state cos in Dollars to make up for tax revenue shortfall this fiscal year

    Retail inflation in Oct jump to 3.58% spurred by rising food & fuel prices RBI rate cut in Dec now unlikely

    Railways to issue large tenders up to 1500km for electrification, Plans to electrify 24K KM/5yrs at 35KCr

    Govt to launch Bharat 22ETF today, targeting initial amount of about 8000Cr, 3% discount to investors

    Flow of Indian students to US grows at 3yr low 12.3% -concerns over changes in US immigration policy

    IT spending in Indian banking/securities cos expected to grow 11.7% reach $9.1BN driven by digital infra

    Volkswagen MAN $5.83L electric urban bus to test cities’ spending plan, cost 2.5times more than regular

    Serum Institute to launch dengue vaccine in 3-4yrs tie-up US Visterra develop monoclonal for dengue

    Northeast to get helicopter-based air dispensary for remote areas, Doctors to fly 8 states from 2 location

    ‘Time is running out’: 15K World scientists give humanity 2nd warning on worsening threats to planet

    World carbon emissions on rise after 3yrs of stability, to rise 2%to record high of 37BN tonnes

    Gender stereotypes/cultural expectations can cause eating disorders in women beyond media portrayal

    Always glued to TV screen? may double risk of developing blood clots, more than 3HRS diabetes

    Pathetic: 27% internet users aged 13to 45 had been subjected to such situations revenge porn menace

    Merrill Lynch: India to overtake Japan/Germany as 3rd largest economy by 2028 after China/US

    Bonn climate talks jammed over developed Countries Inaction, even highly affected Fiji not taking action

    Iran hunt for survivor 7.3magnitude earthquake kill 407 injures 6K, spending night in cross border region

    Singles Day sale in China top $45BN as Alibaba, JD.com set records with $25BN & $23BN Sales

    New Blood Pressure guideline 130/80 instead of 140/90 mean 50% Americans have Hypertension

    UK parliament will vote on final Brexit deal, But MPs say vote would be meaningless/no time to consider

    N Korea military prepare for winter Drills; 3 US Warships Trawl Korean Peninsula, S Korea combat ready

    Microsoft founder Gates commit $100MN for fund, start-ups to fight Alzheimer & 50% for Dementia

    Ancient Shark with Snake Head & 300 Teeth Is Why We Should Just say nope to 95% unexplored Ocean

    Power: Century LED targets 100Cr topline, Sembcorp win another 250MW wind power project in India

    Deadly combination: 1st test of Sukhoi fighter jet with BrahMos missile (3times speed of sound Mach2.8)

    Railways using ISRO tech to avoid accidents at unmanned crossings, Hooter integrated will start blowing

    Social spend of PSUs down 10% at 2639Cr in 2016-17 but expenditure by NSE-listed cos saw 5% increase

    Vodafone, Idea to sell telecom tower asset to ATC for $1.2BN, Airtel selling $400MN Bharti Infratel stake

    New scare in skies: Laptop on Trivandrum-Bengaluru IndiGo flight catches fire, kept on water till landing

    Marc Marquez take 4th MotoGP title in 5yrs after his only rival Ducati Andrea Dovizioso crashed out

    Today’s Word – *Eau-de-nil* - Pale green colour

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