Klips for 27th Sept

World 🌎| HK CEO trapped for hours by protestors after ‘open dialogue’

  • Thousands of protestors blocked the roads leading out of the stadium
  • Almost 4 hours after the session ended, Carrie Lam was allowed to leave
  • Protests have now gone on for 3 months

Reuters: https://reut.rs/2maIoGS

National 🇮🇳| 11 dead as rain batters Pune & neighbouring areas

  • Pune has received 113% more rain than normal this year
  • More than 28000 people have been rescued as rains and flooding caused widespread destruction

Reuters: https://reut.rs/2m0hbXs

Economy & Business 💰| PMC bank depositors can withdraw upto ₹10000: RBI

  • The relaxation comes as a minor relief to depositors as the earlier cap was ₹1000
  • Interestingly 60% of depositors have deposits less than this amount

Hindu: http://bit.ly/2ly1oij

🗣After RBI, Govt now wants ₹34000cr dividend from Oil companies

  • The decision was taken before the announcement of the corporate tax cuts last Friday

ET: http://bit.ly/2lyVDAU

Tech 📱| FB gets digital rights for ICC events in sub-continent

  • The rights are for certain content such as post-match recaps and featured content and not the live streams
  • The partnership is similar to the one ICC had with Youtube for the recent World Cup

Livemint: http://bit.ly/2nGdQ06

Amazon announces ‘Day 1’ Alexa products: Glasses, ring and wireless EarPods

  • All three products are ‘early iterations’ and in limited supply

Techcrunch: https://tcrn.ch/2lqZZd8

Opinion: Amazon Suddenly Realizes Its Customers Care About Privacy

  • Some of its recent moves and announcements show a change in thinking

Bloomberg: https://wapo.st/2mbK96v

Interesting: Soon you can ride a Victoria with a renewed charm

  • The iconic Victoria carriages are set to make a comeback at Mumbai’s Marine Drive, albeit in a different avatar

Hindu: http://bit.ly/2lyQEAc

🗣Interesting: On Manmohan Singh’s birthday, 4 reforms from his 1991 roadmap that changed India

Print: http://bit.ly/2mdd0aL

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