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    Online education set to grow eight times by 2021!

    The online education industry in India is poised to grow eight times to become a $1.96 billion industry by 2021 as an increasing number of students consume content through e-routes.   MASSIVE GROWTH According to a report by Google and KPMG, the paid user base is also forecast to...
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    Swathi’s father wants movie on his daughter banned!

    A day after it was announced that techie Swathi’s murder is being made into a movie, her father Santhanagopalakrishnan today asked police to stop its release. Today he submitted a petition to DGP T K Rajendran stating that the makers have not sought his permission to do a movie....
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    Swathi murder case made into movie!

    Nobody can forget the spin chilling murder of IT professional Swathi. The sensational murder was done in broad daylight at Nungambakkam railway station. Now, this incident has been made into a movie. The flick is directed by filmmaker S D Rameshselvan, who made movies like Ulavuthurai and Jananam. The...
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    India retains world’s highest FDI recipient crown!

    India retained its numero uno position being the world’s top most Greenfield FDI investment destination for the second consecutive year, attracting USD 62.3 billion in 2016, says a report. India has remained ahead of China and the US as far as FDI inflows were concerned in the last year,...
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    Indian brands among world’s luxury firms!

    Three Indian companies Gitanjali Gems, Titan and PC Jeweller have been named in the list of top 50 luxury goods firms globally that was topped by Louis Vuitton. PRODUCT INDIA Gitanjali Gems Ltd was placed in the 30th rank, followed by Titan Company at 31 and PC Jeweller are...
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    Central, Egmore Swachh ranking slids!

    Railway users have spoken and so has Quality Council of India. The ever-bustling Chennai Central and Egmore railway stations have fared poorly in the Swachh railway survey. While Central is said to have earned a rank of 184 in the survey involving 407 stations, Egmore got the 288th rank....
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    What is India’s health ranking?

    What is India’s health ranking? India has a lot of catching up to do with its neighbours, including China, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka in terms of health care. According to the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) published in the medical journal The Lancet, it has finished a...
  • GST ready for 1 July rollout!

    GST ready for 1 July rollout!

    The goods and services tax (GST) Council backed the 1 July deadline for rolling out the unified indirect tax that will help create a single national market and ensured that items of mass consumption bear the least tax burden. The council fixed tax rates on 1211 items, most of...
  • Home is where the 'budget' is!

    Home is where the ‘budget’ is!

    With the demand for affordable housing increasing, the segment witnessed a significant growth in fiscal 2017 and it contributed over 50 percent to the total sales during the October-December 2016 quarter, a recent survey revealed. According to a study by PropTiger, the affordable housing segment, which includes units below...