Google trends: What did India search for in 2013
Among the 'News Events' category, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi emerges as the most searched leader. The entire news stream might have done a wide research about the future PM of India. Many praised him, at the same time many
BlackBerry Ltd abandoned a plan to sell itself and instead went on to replace its chief executive officer and raised about $1 billion from institutional investors, including its largest shareholder. Shares of BlackBerry dropped 19 per cent to $6.33
Rahul Dravid has been the finest ambassador for India in the traditional form of the cricket. He started playing cricket at the age of 12, and was retired from Test and domestic cricket in 2012, and later from Twenty20 after playing the 2013
The badminton player Saina Nehwal finds the fourth position in the most searched list of the 'News events' category. After lying low for the last two days, the Hyderabad girl came out well this year. Saina also reached her highest ranking of 2 this
Vijay Mallya, the owner of Kingfisher Airlines was issued summons by the Special Court for Economic Offences on an Income-Tax Department criminal case for not remitting to government the tax deducted at source from salaries of its employees. His
The sensational Aarushi Talwar murder case received wide attention from media and it grabs the sixth slot in news events, according to Google. Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were awarded life imprisonment on Nov 26 by a CBI court for killing
The 14th Karnataka Assembly election brought back Congress to power after 9 years in the state with the party getting a landslide victory under Siddaramaiah’s leadership. This news event grabs the seventh slot.
Congress won 122 seats which was 9 more than the majority mark. Inner party dispute inside the BJP has cost it dearly as the party managed to get only 40 seats in Karnataka.
Air India is at the eighth position for trending in Google mostly for its financial cramps, the launch and grounding of the Dreamliner and its employee conflicts. Air India was all messed up in 2013 with a whopping Rs 46,655 crore loss in 2007-2013
Air India also enjoyed attention for launching the swanky new Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” aircraft but the dream broke bizarrely when US regulator, Federal Aviation Administration, issued a global directive to ground all the 50 Dreamliners due to
Indian economy was jittery all through 2013, be it the swelling inflation, the scorching rupee or the credit policies of the Reserve Bank of India. It comes at 9th in the Google list. The roller coaster ride of the Mumbai Sensex kept Indian economy
Ruling Political parties in various states have come up with the laptop distribution schemes. But UP CM Akhilesh Yadav hogged all the limelight for his laptop distribution scheme for girls to provide equal opportunity to students.
Around 15 million girl students benefitted from the scheme. The laptops again came back to news as an effort to remove the in-built tamper-proof wallpaper of SP resulted in crashing the system.
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