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VII Things We Learnt Last Week

VII Things We Learnt Last Week
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2016-07-29T22:55:30+0530
  • Sholay director Ramesh Sippy has not been paid for the Doordarshan mega-serial Buniyaad, 30 years after it was telecast
  • Narendra Modi has travelled 1,91,069 miles since taking over as prime minister
  • Collections at the Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, have doubled in the past three years
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s father (B.N. Yugandhar) and father-in-law (K.R. Venugopal) were both IAS officers in the good books of then PM P.V. Narasimha Rao in 1991
  • Hyderabad’s 14,000 beggars collect Rs 24 crore annually
  • It takes an average of 600 days for a railway accident victim to get compensation
  • Queen Elizabeth gets an annual subsidy of Rs 6 crore from the EU for running the 20,000-acre Sadringham Estate in Norfolk

Compiled by Uttam Sengupta and Alka Gupta

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