WEEKLY NEWS (October- Second Week)
INDIA'S SECOND FINANCIAL HUB IN KOLKATA <ul><li>FM, Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday laid foundation stone of India’s 2nd fin...
CONTD… <ul><li>Overall investment of Rs.16,000 crore entailed. </li></ul><ul><li>Play catalytic role as gateway to Southea...
30 LAKH CELLPHONES DISCONNECTED <ul><li>Centre pitched for thorough & quick subscriber verification exercise for security ...
CONTD… <ul><li>Subscribers being asked to be present at police stations for verification.  </li></ul><ul><li>Govt. interve...
AMITABH'S 'KBC 2010' BEATS ALL IN TRP RACE <ul><li>KBC kickstarted on Sony Entertainment Television Monday with TRP of fiv...
BOOMING AUTO SALES  IN CHINA <ul><li>Auto sales booming in China. </li></ul><ul><li>Spurred manufacturers to step up produ...
ARIA TO FULFIL TATA’S MAJOR TASK <ul><li>Tata Motors major task – remove tag of being brand preferred by cab industry. </l...
HUMANOID ROBOT BY JAPAN’S AIST <ul><li>Japan's Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST) created humanoid robot 'HRP...
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Important News (October - Second Week)

  1. 1. WEEKLY NEWS (October- Second Week)
  2. 2. INDIA'S SECOND FINANCIAL HUB IN KOLKATA <ul><li>FM, Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday laid foundation stone of India’s 2nd financial hub, at Jyoti Basu Nagar, Kolkata. </li></ul><ul><li>It will house several: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Banking & financial institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insurance companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stock exchanges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitality institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational institutions. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. CONTD… <ul><li>Overall investment of Rs.16,000 crore entailed. </li></ul><ul><li>Play catalytic role as gateway to Southeast Asia, relating it to India's &quot;Look East&quot; policy. </li></ul><ul><li>Expected to generate for West Bengal & eastern region: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business prospects </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. 30 LAKH CELLPHONES DISCONNECTED <ul><li>Centre pitched for thorough & quick subscriber verification exercise for security reason. </li></ul><ul><li>Subscriber verification a major issue in regard to security threat as cellphones used by terrorists for carrying out their terror operations in India. </li></ul><ul><li>30 lakh cellphone subscribers disconnected due to either incomplete or unverified customer details. </li></ul>
  5. 5. CONTD… <ul><li>Subscribers being asked to be present at police stations for verification. </li></ul><ul><li>Govt. intervention asked for when steps followed by some states for subscriber verification not in conformity with issued guidelines issued by DoT. </li></ul>
  6. 6. AMITABH'S 'KBC 2010' BEATS ALL IN TRP RACE <ul><li>KBC kickstarted on Sony Entertainment Television Monday with TRP of five percent. </li></ul><ul><li>Highest average rating recorded by top general entertainment channels in 9 pm-10.30 pm time-band. </li></ul><ul><li>KBC pipped Salman Khan's big-ticket show &quot;Bigg Boss 4&quot; on Colors which recorded rating of 3.4. </li></ul><ul><li>Other channels telecasting fiction shows during same time-band failed to match KBC ratings. </li></ul>
  7. 7. BOOMING AUTO SALES IN CHINA <ul><li>Auto sales booming in China. </li></ul><ul><li>Spurred manufacturers to step up production very fast. </li></ul><ul><li>Analysts concerned over 'blind investment' & overcapacity in the sector. </li></ul><ul><li>China's auto market overtook US in 2009 as world's largest & will remain so this year with up to 17 million vehicles expected to be sold. </li></ul>
  8. 8. ARIA TO FULFIL TATA’S MAJOR TASK <ul><li>Tata Motors major task – remove tag of being brand preferred by cab industry. </li></ul><ul><li>With Aria, company intends to change it’s: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brand value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positioning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aim: From taxi driver’s first choice to become rich man’s ride. </li></ul>
  9. 9. HUMANOID ROBOT BY JAPAN’S AIST <ul><li>Japan's Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST) created humanoid robot 'HRP-4C' i.e.: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.58m tall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dances </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For this AIST developed entertainment software- Choreonoid, formed from: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choreograph </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Humanoid </li></ul></ul>

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