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When Prime Minister Nehru asked JRD Tata to start India's first cosmetic brand 🇮🇳

The story of Lakme 💁‍♀️

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1) It was the early 1950’s. India had just won its freedom and the economy was shaky.

Upper middle class women were spending valuable foreign exchange on western cosmetics which was draining the country's Forex Reserves.

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2) This was disturbing Prime Minister Nehru as the Indian society was in its nascent stage and maintaining Forex was of the utmost importance.

 So, he came up with the idea of starting an Indian cosmetic brand. Image
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"India has been hit by #floods, the government will provide all kind of support to states and help them": PM @narendramodi in his #IndependenceDaySpeech from the ramparts of the iconic #RedFort.

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@narendramodi @MIB_India "I also salute all #coronawarriors who have proven that duty comes first, no matter what. We are indebted to them forever": PM @narendramodi in his #IndependenceDaySpeech.

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@narendramodi @MIB_India PM Modi on #CoronavirusVaccine | "Our scientists and experts are working hard to develop the vaccine. India is testing 3 vaccines and they are at different stages of testing".

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@narendramodi "Today I cannot see small children sitting in front of me, coronavirus has stopped them all": PM @narendramodi in his #IndependenceDaySpeech from the ramparts of the #RedFort

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@narendramodi "I also salute all #coronawarriors who have proven that duty comes first, no matter what. We are indebted to them forever": PM @narendramodi in his #IndependenceDaySpeech.

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[25 YEARS of Indian Internet]: #OnThisDay in 1995, the first public internet line was launched in India. From #VSNL to #Jio: A trip down memory lane of internet connectivity in India.
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On August 15, 1995, the public internet saw the light of day when the govt-owned Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) launched the Gateway Internet Access Service. It gave the average Indian their first taste of the World Wide Web.

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The government's broadband policy in 2004 marked the first accelerated growth phase in internet connectivity in the country.

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