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For baby, everything’s on the backburner: Lara Dutta (Interview)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 3 (IANS) From feeding her baby to changing her nappies to singing lullabies, Lara Dutta is busy playing a hands-on mother to her seven-month-old daughter Saira. She ... Read more...

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International Happiness Day created


June 30th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Enjoying life finally has a place on the world's calendar now, as the UN General Assembly has passed a resolution appointing March 20 as the ... Read more...

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US consumer prices flat


May 16th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) US consumer prices were flat in April, largely because of a decline in gas prices, the Labor Department reported.The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which tracks inflation ... Read more...

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South Korea’s producer prices fall


May 8th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 8 (IANS) South Korea's producer prices fell for the first time in five months in April due to a decline in farm goods prices, the central bank said ... Read more...

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India’s Sensex down after previous rallies (Second Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Indian equities were ruling in the red intra-day Friday after a key index opened lower, following a rise of more than 400 points this week ... Read more...

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India’s Sensex down after previous rallies (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Indian equities were ruling in the red intra-day Friday after a key index opened lower, following a rise of more than 400 points this week ... Read more...

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India’s Sensex down after previous rallies


April 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Indian equities were ruling in the red intra-day Friday after a key index opened lower, after rising more than 400 points this week due largely ... Read more...

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India’s industrial output up 6.8 percent in January (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India's industrial output rose the fastest in seven months at 6.8 percent in January, helped by a robust show in the manufacturing sector, kindling ... Read more...

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Industrial output rebounds in January, grows at 6.8 percent


March 12th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Helped by a robust show by the manufacturing sector, especially consumer goods, India's industrial output in January expanded at a fast paced 6.8 percent when ... Read more...

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US consumer prices go up


February 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Consumer prices in the US ticked up 0.2 percent in January, reported the Labor Department Friday.The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which tracks inflation at the retail ... Read more...

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Industrial output sluggish in December, grows at 1.8 percent


February 10th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Pulled down by negative capital goods production, India's industrial output in December grew at a snail's pace at 1.8 percent, underlining the slowdown in the ... Read more...

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US housing market surges sharply in November


December 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) A sharp surge in the US housing market in November brought some relief to the country's turbulent economy.The Department of Commerce said Tuesday that ground has ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 343 points lower on poor industry output numbers


December 12th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Monday fell 343 points and below the 16,000-mark as markets reacted negatively to latest data which showed that industrial ... Read more...

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Rising raw material cost dampening manufacturing growth: Ficci


December 11th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Fewer orders, moderate exports and rising raw material costs have dampened the manufacturing sector, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) says ... Read more...

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India downgrades 2011-12 economic growth to 7.5 percent


December 9th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The government Friday officially downgraded the gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate to around 7.5 percent for the current fiscal, citing the domestic slowdown ... Read more...

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Another global slowdown a possibility: Mukherjee


December 9th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said another global slowdown was now a possibility as international economies suffer from rising inflation and fuel cost."Another global ... Read more...

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China’s national TV draws $2 bn ad auction bids


November 9th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) The annual advertisement auction by China's sole national TV station has drawn record bids totalling 14.26 billion yuan (over $2 billion).These record bids by the China ... Read more...

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Eight core industries grow 7.8 percent in July


August 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Eight core industries, including coal, electricity, crude oil, cement and steel, registered a growth of 7.8 percent in July this year, compared to 5.7 percent ... Read more...

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Americans not too keen on Indian, Chinese cars


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) With a wave of new cars from India and China set to debut in the United States, a new study has found significant barriers for them ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Jogayya’ for Shivaraj Kumar’s performance (Kannada Movie Review)


August 21st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Jogayya"; Cast: Shivaraj Kumar, Sumith Kau Athwal, Pooja Gandhi, Ravi Shankar, Nagendra Shah, Gururaja Hosakote, Punga, Chandru Dashavara and B. Ganapathy; Director: Prem; Producer: Prem Rakshitha; Dialogue writer: Narendra Babu; ... Read more...

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India’s industrial output rises 8.8 percent in June


August 12th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India's factory output grew at a faster 8.8 percent in June compared to the levels seen in the year-ago period, primarily due to robust growth ... Read more...

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Inflation nudges up in June, close to double digits


July 14th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation continued to be on an uptrend, though the pace of increase slowed down, as latest data released Thursday showed that inflation had ... Read more...

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No respite from inflation, rises to 9.06 percent in May (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian policy makers' duel with inflation is going to continue, at least for some more months, as latest data Tuesday showed that annual ... Read more...

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No respite from inflation, rises to 9.06 percent in May


June 14th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian policy makers' duel with inflation is going to continue, at least for some more months, as latest data Tuesday showed that annual inflation ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation slips to 8.66 percent in April (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation slipped a tad to 8.66 percent in April, compared to 9.04 percent recorded in the previous month, according to ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation slips to 8.66 percent in April


May 16th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation slipped a tad to 8.66 percent in April, compared to 9.04 percent recorded in the previous month, according to official ... Read more...

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Robust March industrial output may not be maintained


May 12th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) At 7.3 percent, India's industrial output in March grew the fastest in almost five months, helped by strong manufacturing growth but economists said the ... Read more...

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Negative classroom environment harmful for kids’ mental health


March 9th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A new study has found that children in classrooms with inadequate material resources and children whose teachers feel they are not respected by colleagues exhibit more mental health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consumer prices up six percent in January


February 18th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Consumer prices in India rose six percent in January under the new barometer of inflation rolled out Friday to better monitor price movement in different parts of ... Read more...

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RBI urged to hold off rate hike as industry output slows


February 11th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Leading industry chambers Friday urged India's central bank not to raise interest rates again after data showed that India's industrial output in December 2010 grew at ... Read more...

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Six core industries grew 6.6 percent in December


January 31st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Six industries, with significant weightage in India's index of industrial output, grew at a rate of 6.6 percent in December, compared to 6.2 percent in the year-ago ... Read more...

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Swiss not as democratic as previously thought: Study


January 28th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Switzerland is not the democracy par excellence as previously thought and managed to score mediocre 14th place in a new survey of ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 205 points lower (Lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Late selling Wednesday pulled down a barometer index of Indian equities which ended 205 points lower.The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which ... Read more...

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India more corrupt over the last three years


December 10th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 10 (ANI): About 74 percent Indians feel that corruption has increased over the last three years, according to Transparency International (TI) survey "Global Corruption Barometer 2010" released on December ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops further to 12.85 percent


November 4th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell to 12.85 percent for the week ended Oct 23 from 13.75 percent in the previous week, providing some relief to consumers during ... Read more...

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