Klips for 30th Aug

GDP growth rate falls to 5%, at a 6-yr low
– The previous low was 4.9% in 2012-13
BS: http://bit.ly/34crOYa

National 🇮🇳 | Flats, Freebies vs Flamingos: Maharashtra govt bends over backwards for real- estate sector
– Just ahead of assembly polls, the govt seems keen on ‘fast track approvals’ for real-estate sector in Eco-Sensitive Zones
– The apex court has banned such construction in buffer zones
– Last week, CM Devendra Fadnavis approved ₹800cr worth of sops for this sector
Hindu: http://bit.ly/34d6KB5

World 🌎 | Ebola deaths in East Congo cross 2000
Reuters:https://reut.rs/2ZINRGQ

Economy & Business 💰 | Gold records best month in 3 years as uncertainty prevails across markets
– Gold has gained almost 8% this month, the highest since June 2016
Reuters: https://reut.rs/2UhSCly

Tech 📱 | Apple to launch next iPhone on Sept 10
– The iPhone 11 and Pro versions are expected to be launched
Techcrunch: https://tcrn.ch/347L5Kq

Interesting: Tokyo World’s safest city, Mumbai 45th, Delhi 52nd: Economist Intelligence Report
Livemint: http://bit.ly/34lfp4u

⭐️ Hebbar’s Kitchen: Of Whatsapp recipes and more
– Story of how a ‘Karnataka couple set up one of India’s biggest recipe Empires
The Better India (TBI): http://bit.ly/3441dMW

Opinion: India Offers a Bargain – Our Consumers, Your Jobs
– On the recent FDI relaxations and their impact on jobs and businesses. Also includes: An excellent chart by Bloomberg to track economic indicator that are stronger/weaker
Bloomberg: https://bloom.bg/2UkTQwm

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