Interesting Facts About Christmas Tree

…s-produced in 1890. In 1900, large stores started to erect big illuminated Christmas trees. The tradition of an official Chicago Christmas tree was initiated in 1913 when one was first lit by Mayor Carter H. Harrison in Grant Park. The official Christmas tree tradition at Rockefeller Center began in 1933. Since 2004 the tree has been topped with a 550-pound Swarovski Crystal star. And since 2007, the tree has been lit with 30,000 energy-efficient…

Indian Economy: 2009 Vs. 2010

…PPP will be $4,001 billion. If we compare per capita GDP, in 2009 GDP nominal per capita was $1,142 (142nd) and expected to be $1,176 for 2010. In 2009, GDP PPP per capita was $3,176 (127th) whereas in 2010 it is expected to be $3290. India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate significantly slowed to 6.7% in 2008-09, but subsequently recovered to 7.2% in 2009-10 Inflation A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes through time in t…

The impact of economic reforms has been that rich people have become richer and poor people poorer

…ow much, at what price and what sources of capital were used. The government also prevented firms from knocking off workers or closing factories. Indian economic policy was influenced by the colonial experience. There was monopoly in many sectors by state owned enterprises. This was the period which encouraged the corruption and red tape system in India. The annual growth rate for India during 1950 – 1980 was around 3.5 % compared to 9 % in…