Headlines November 15 2017

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    World Diabetes Day: 42MN Indians suffering from Diabetes, to double in next 2-3years

    Unable to concentrate at work? Blame it on lack of sleep, leads to impaired memory &judgement

    Delhi: As Govt drags feet over air pollution, experts say situation critical public health crisis, not seasonal

    From Eating Out to Mobile Phone: GST rate revised for 1800 goods and services from midnight

    Benami assets: I-T scanning profiles of property registered over 30L, till date 621 worth 1800Cr attached

    Do You Know: India home to 2.45L millionaires, household wealth $5TN, grows 7.5% touch $7TN in 2022

    Power: CIL talk with Rlys to hike rake loading, Intl solar alliance to set up 1000 GW by 2030

    India’s exports drop 1.12% -$23BN Oct, trade deficit widens – textile/Pharma/Gems/Jewell shipment fell

    After changing telecom face forever, Jio sets sights on grand entry in online to offline ecommerce

    Telecom reeling under mass layoffs. 75K jobs counting, tower Cos/Vendors consolidate to remain afloat

    Mysuru: Mahindra Elec, Zoomcar partner for e-cars, 20 e2oPlus vehicles/2 charging units to be deployed

    No Winner takes all: With paid up capital $2.7BN Amazon doubles war chest $4.74BN to take on Flipkart

    Small mid-size IT Cos set to step up hiring Cos with avg 1373 strength plan grow manpower 32% in 1yr

    IDC: Xiaomi India fastest growing smartphone brand with 23.5%, India accounts 10% of global shipments

    India facing health crisis, lifestyle disease to malnutrition nix growth potential – wide gap poor/rich state

    FDA clears digital pill by Otsuka/Proteus with embedded sensor, track patients sticking to prescription

    NTPC: generation volume up, earnings yet to reflect gain, 50608 MW by end-Sep & plant Load factor 77%

    Infosys eyeing tie-up for Artificial Intelligence data analytics but no plan to abandon own Nia platform

    Volvo Co buy flying-car maker planning 1st model for 2019, deliver 1st vertical take-off/landing car by2023

    Udan: More airlines likely to participate in Round2 regional connectivity scheme, received 141 proposals

    Phase I of India’s 1st 14 Lane Delhi-Meerut Expressway to be completed next month, running hrs 45mins

    Study: More Govt follow Russia/China way of media with bots, trolls – manipulating/suppressing dissent

    Omega wristwatch sold $1.4MN in Geneva, Record price for brand by upstart auction house Phillips

    White House: Trump Modi want India US to have world greatest Army, commitment to free/open trade

    US, UK, Canada, UAE among most preferred nations for Indian fugitives – out of 121 people 83 safe here

    Scotland-UK Brexit Deal Appears Closer After 'Cordial' Talks, Leaders ending an impasse that threatened

    UAE Unveils Plans to grow palm, lettuce on Mars – Landscape, Soil similar between Mars & desert

    Brazil: Rate Of Deforestation in Amazon Slowing, fell by 28% over the past year -61 Sq Miles destroyed

    Cambridge: Indian school ill prepared for children with disabilities, most likely to drop out before 5years

    Escaping jaws: British surfer punches shark in face to save himself just with superficial puncture wounds

    China launch world 1st fully electric cargo ship powered by 26ton lithium battery travel 80KM with 2K ton

    Aditi Ashok become 1st Indian to qualify for strongest fields in women golf -LPGA Tour Champions

    FIFA World Cup 2018: Reasons for Italy’s qualification ‘apocalypse’ – sidelining, depending on aging stars

    Today’s Word – *Face-cord* - Unit of wood measurement equal to a stack 4 by 8 ft in volume

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