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Assam loses Rs 200 crores every year due to floods Economic survey

Aug 20, 2014

Assam loses Rs 200 crores every year due to floods Economic survey

Assam suffers an average loss of Rs 200 crore every year due to devastating floods with nearly 40 percent of the state's total land declared as flood-prone. #Numbers #Economy #India #Assam #Brahmaputra #Guwahati #Floods #Budget #Economic Survey #Barak #flood-prone area #Rashtriya Barh Ayog
Mumbai Over 76% of rescued child labourers went back to work, says study

Aug 01, 2014

Mumbai Over 76% of rescued child labourers went back to work, says study

Over 76 percent of child labourers rescued in raids conducted six years ago in Mumbai went back to work, according to an NGO working for children's rights #Numbers #children #Child Labour #care #Kids #social sector #CRY #Child labourers
No splurging on Eid as sales drop 30 percent this year

Jul 29, 2014

No splurging on Eid as sales drop 30 percent this year

While Muslims across the city are celebrating 'Eid Ul-Fitr' today, local traders have seen a 25-30 percent decline in sales compared to last year. #Numbers #Islam #Ramadan #Eid ul-Fitr #Eid #Muslims #Eid celebrations #Eid celebrations in India #Eid Shopping

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FirstVote: Over 20,000 voters; governance and Modi dominate

Sep 30, 2013

FirstVote: Over 20,000 voters; governance and Modi dominate

Almost 12 crore Indians will become eligible to vote in the next upcoming Lok Sabha elections, and the importance of getting them all to vote cannot be underscored enough. #Narendra Modi #Governance #Modi #FirstVote #FirstVote Numbers
March IIP boosts green shoots theory, but  it's not a recovery

May 10, 2013

March IIP boosts green shoots theory, but it's not a recovery

Green shoots need to be nurtured. But will a government fighting a scandal a day be able to do that? #Numbers #Economy #P. Chidambaram #C Rangarajan #IIP #Ashwani Kumar #Pawan Kumar Bansal

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March IIP boosts green shoots theory, but  it's not a recovery

Aug 20, 2014

OnBeep developing walkie-talkie type wearable for mobile devices

OnBeep is readying a wearable device that will let smartphone users initiate a voice chat with a pre-defined group of people, walkie-talkie style. And it’s got $6.25 million in funding to make that wearable a reality. The device will be customized fo...
March IIP boosts green shoots theory, but  it's not a recovery

Aug 20, 2014

State of the Art: Police Cameras Can Shed Light, but Raise Privacy Concerns

Cameras worn by officers are being deployed in a rising number of police departments across the country, in some cases exposing problem officers...
March IIP boosts green shoots theory, but  it's not a recovery

Aug 20, 2014

The Best Way To Get An Edge On Retirement Savings

Not a week goes by without a new survey touting some scary numbers on how little Americans have saved for retirement. You'd think every week was Halloween in my business...