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Who spiked my beer?!

2019-06-08

Why does beer cost so much in India? More than half the retail price goes to state and central governments through value added tax(VAT) and excise duty. With only 5% alcohol in beer on average, the drink attracts the highest taxation of any beverage in the country! β‚Ή100 being the average price for a pint of beer for which the cost of production is β‚Ή10 approximately. 

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A midsummer delight for cooling appliances and beverages companies

2019-06-08

This summer has been the best in three years for the cooling appliances and beverages sectors, with heatwave across the nation, a delayed monsoon and stable prices driving demand for air-conditioners, refrigerators, cola and cold beverages. Sales of air-conditioners and refrigerators increased 15-18% on year during March to May, as per industry estimates. Cola makers’ business has grown 10-15%, driven to a large extent by low and no-sugar variants on a smaller base compared to the larger core business, prompting companies to step up production in peak season, beverage industry official..

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TAKE THE KC QUIZ NOW AND WIN EXCITING PRIZES!

2019-06-07

*KC QUIZ #1* πŸ“£

1. The quiz is OPEN FOR ALL.😁
2. The quiz can be taken within 30 minutes only but the timer has *no role* to play in deciding the winner.😐 
3. The winners will be chosen on a *lottery basis* for those who get all 5 of them correct. πŸ’ƒ
4. Winner to get *exciting prizes*πŸ˜‹
(Register on the website and If u face any issues while taking the quiz then do give feedback)

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Chernobyl beats Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad to become highest rated IMDb show

2019-06-07

HBO’s Chernobyl, which dramatises one of the world’s worst man-made catastrophes due to an explosion in a nuclear plant, has surpassed shows such as Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad to become IMDb’s all-time TV rankings just days after airing. The five-episode show, written by Craig Mazin and directed Johan Renck, had a 9.6-star rating out of 10, based on 152,634 users, as of June 6. The rating puts Chernobyl ahead of cult TV shows such as Breaking Bad (9.5), Planet Earth II (9.5), Band of Brothers (9.5), Planet Earth (9.4), Game of Thrones and The Wire. Chernobyl is..

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Now, shops can remain open 24X7 in Tamil Nadu

2019-06-07

The Tamil Nadu government has issued an order permitting all shops and establishments in the state to remain open for 24X7 -- initially for a period of three years -- with certain conditions. The order will be notified on Friday. The Union ministry of labour and employment had sent a model bill of the Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service Bill), 2016, saying that the state could modify the State Shops and Establishments Act either by adopting the said model bill as it is or after modifying the provisions as per the requirement of the state. “In exe..

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Azim Premji to retire as executive chairman of Wipro, son Rishad to take over

2019-06-06

IT czar Azim Premji will retire as executive chairman of Wipro Limited, a company that he founded and helmed for 53 years, with his son Rishad set to take over his position, the city-based firm said Thursday. Azim Premji would retire as executive chairman upon the completion of his current term on July 30, 2019 but he would continue to serve on the board as non-executive director and founder chairman, the company said. The company said Rishad Premji, chief strategy officer and a board member, will take over as the executive chairman following his father's retirement.   In ..

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All new cars sold for commercial use to be electric from 2026

2019-06-06

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility. Uber and Ola, both backed by Softbank Group, would need to start converting their fleet as early as next year to achieve 2.5% electrification by 2021, 5% by 2022, 10% by 2023 before hiking it to 40%, according to the person and the records that have been reviewed by Reuters. Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with li..

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KC QUIZ #1

2019-06-05

*KC QUIZ #1*

1. The quiz is OPEN FOR ALL.😁
2. The quiz can be taken within 30 minutes only but the timer has *no role* to play in deciding the winner.😐 
3. The winners will be chosen on a *lottery basis* for those who get all 5 of them correct. πŸ’ƒ
4. Winner to get *exciting prizes*πŸ˜‹
(Register on the website and If u face any issues while taking the quiz then do give feedback)

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Modi Government's Big Electric Vehicle Push: All the Cities in India With Electric Bus Service

2019-06-05

The Narendra Modi led BJP-NDA government is planning to curb the pollution by giving a major push to electric vehicles in India. As per a report on CNBC-TV18, government sources have informed that the Nitin Gadkari led Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has started working on a draft notification proposing to ban all the IC engine powered two-wheelers and three-wheelers in India starting 2025 for two-wheelers and 2023 for three-wheelers. Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog, a think tank body of Modi Government welcomed the move by the government and said he will extend the electrification ..

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World’s biggest Nutella factory blocked by striking workers

2019-06-05

Striking workers at the world's largest Nutella factory are shutting down production lines and preventing trucks from entering or leaving the plant. Some 160 employees have been on strike over pay since May 28 at the factory in northern France, which owned by Italian confectionary company Ferrero. Workers are asking for a pay increase of 4.5% and a bonus of €900 ($1,010), according to Agence France-Presse (AFP). The news agency reports that management have offered raises of only 0.4%. Union representatives told AFP that only one of the plant's four Nutella production lines ..

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