2012-12-27 10:22:09 - It is that end of the year, the time to sum up all the significant events that took place throughout the action-packed year. With the year coming to an end, renowned personalities from various sectors of the industry give a quick sneak-peek into all the events that made headlines in 2012.
Each and every vertical right from politics to entertainment, even sports to business from India and across the world will be summarized. IBN-Lokmat brings something exciting that all the viewers would want to look forward to in the form of ‘Alvida 2012’, tune to throughout the week at 8:30 pm. Catch some more stimulating information till the 31st of December 2012 only on your favorite channel, IBN-Lokmat!
The industry’s share of total Indian exports (merchandise plus services) increased from less than 4% in FY1998 to about 25% in 2012. According to Gartner, the Top Five Indian IT Services Providers are Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, Cognizant, Wipro and HCL Technologies which have made news. Summing up the year for this industry will
be IT Technologist Achyut Godbole, an orator and the author of works in the fields of Computers, Management, etc. The world of politics had it fair share of ups of downs; both in India and worldwide. President Obama was re-elected in the United States, and so was Narendra Modi as CM of Gujarat recently. The sad demise of the Sena Chief Balasaheb Thackeray was a big blow in the political scenario. Maharashtra Cooperation Minister Harshvardhan Patil takes the viewers though the world of politics in 2012.
Sports had a wonderful year with the London Olympics in June, witnessing the greats of every sport come togther. The world of cricket saw the retirement of many greats such as Ricky Ponting from Australia and ‘God of Cricket’ – Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid in India. The tennis industry in India had its fair shares of blows as well. The business industry too was not left far behind, witnessing an economic slowdown around the world. The Indian parliament saw the FDI in retail battle, while the corporate world witnessed the Maruti and Kingfisher scandal. Citi Group also saw the departure of Vikram Pandit.
Keeping all this in mind, how can entertainment be elapsed? The year was indeed a sad one for this industry, with the demise of greats such as Pandit Ravi Shankar, actor Rajesh Khanna, director Yash Chopra to name a few. Summarizing the events of the world, we cannot forget the social issues of the country and the world. The death of a pregnant Indian lady in Ireland, the suicide of a nurse in the UK after a prank and the recent gang-rape in Delhi shook the citizens of the world. It has been a year full of social outcry due to these issues.
The eventful year of 2012 has definitely been a roller-coaster ride for various segments of the industry in India. Revisiting it for one last time, will be ‘Alvida 2012’ – a special series through the week at 8:30 pm only on IBN-Lokmat. Not just this, we have much more lined up till the end of this year, look forward to watching IBN-Lokmat till the 31st December 2012.