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VII Things We Learnt Last Week

VII Things We Learnt Last Week
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2016-08-12T22:02:51+0530
  • The world’s largest cow meat supplier, Matador, is run by a Tamil Brahmin: Pepsico’s Indra Nooyi
  • Indian MPs together own 710 kilos of gold in the form of bullion, coins and jewellery
  • Wilson is the only common surname between a 20th-century US president and a 20th-century British PM (Woodrow and Harold)
  • Iran’s surgeons are the best in the world for a nose job, says Britain’s porn queen Candy Charms
  • Japan’s biggest condiment maker, Kagome, has raised the price of its ketchup for the first time in 25 years
  • The literacy rate among Muslims has gone up by an appreciable 9.4 per cent from 59.1 per cent in 2001
  • At an average of 5 feet 2 inches, men in East Timor are the shortest in the world; Guatemalan women check in at 1 cm short of 5 feet

Compiled by Uttam Sengupta, Alka Gupta and Ashish Bagchi

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