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600 million – The target the government of India has set a target as per the draft National Telecom Policy 2012. The government hopes to achieve 175 million broadband connections by 2017, and 600 million by 2020 at minimum 2 Mbps download speed.

$ 65 Million – The amount at which Reliance Group chief Anil Ambani sold 8% of his personal stake in the Baba Kalyani-promoted Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprises (NICE). Ambani had acquired an 11 per cent stake in NICE for Rs 60 crore seven years ago.

$10.7 billion – The amount GVK Group and partner Australia’s mining heiress Gina Rinehart will need to develop a mine, rail and port project in the landlocked northern Queensland region.

$ 158 crore – BJP leader and opposition leader in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley’s assets.

6 – The number of Indian brands among the world’s 500 best brands by global consultancy firm ‘Brand Finance’. The firms are Tata, Airtel, State Bank of India, Reliance, Indian Oil Corporation and Infosys.

51 % – The percentage of Indian women surveyed who said they felt unsafe when traveling on Indian roads.

10 % – The percentage of global arms imports to India from 2007- 2011.

6th – China position in the world as a supplier of arms in the world. Between 2002-2006 and 2007-11, the volume of Chinese arms exports increased by 95%.

300 Million – The value in pounds of Gaddafi’s son’s 18 deck luxury ship that housed a large shark tank.

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