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Indian economy grows at a sluggish 5.5 percent in Q1 (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Indian economy grew at a sluggish 5.5 percent in the first quarter of this fiscal in comparison to 8 percent in the corresponding quarter ... Read more...

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PMEAC lowers 2012-13 GDP forecast to 6.7 percent


August 17th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Friday revised downwards its economic growth projections for the current fiscal to 6.7 percent from the earlier 7.5-8 ... Read more...

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Prime Minister reviews food security amid rain concerns


July 18th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday reviewed food management in the country with senior cabinet colleagues in the wake of a deficient monsoon and the ... Read more...

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Committee invites stakeholders’ views on oil and gas output sharing contracts


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A panel headed by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council chairman C. Rangarajan Tuesday invited stakeholders' views on formulating future production sharing contracts (PSCs) in ... Read more...

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Growth recovery essential for capital inflow: Rangarajan


June 29th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) C. Rangarajan, chairman of the Economic Advisory Council of the prime minister, Friday said foreign capital inflows would come in once global economic prospects improve and ... Read more...

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Susidies to be cut soon, says Rangarajan (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) The government could cut the subsidies on fuel and fertilisers soon to contain the ballooning fiscal deficit, C. Rangarajan, who heads the Prime Minister's Economic ... Read more...

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Selective stimulus possible for industry: Rangarajan


June 29th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Stating that action would be taken to cut the subsidy bill as early as possible, C. Rangarajan, chairman of the Economic Advisory Council of the prime ... Read more...

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PM directs steps to revive growth and reverse pessimism (Roundup)


June 27th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday asked the policy planning and finance ministry officials to take immediate steps to improve the economy and reverse ... Read more...

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India raises overseas investment limit in government bonds (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a bid to prop up the battered rupee, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday hiked the limit of overseas investments in government ... Read more...

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After Pranab who, ponders Congress (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With Pranab Mukherjee being named the UPA's candidate for president, speculation on who would replace him began almost immediately in the Congress Friday.Mukherjee's possible ... Read more...

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After Pranab who, ponders Congress


June 15th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With Pranab Mukherjee being named the UPA's candidate for president, avid speculation on who would replace him began almost immediately in the Congress Friday.Mukherjee's ... Read more...

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Government appoints panel to review oil firm contracts


May 31st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Thursday set up a panel headed by C. Rangarajan, chairman of the prime minister's economic advisory council, to review production sharing contracts ... Read more...

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India’s GDP growth dips to 9-year low of 5.3 percent (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to 5.3 percent in January-March quarter, the slowest in nine years, due to poor performance of manufacturing and farm sectors, ... Read more...

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Rupee gains for second day as RBI intervenes


May 25th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indian rupee strengthened for the second day Friday after hitting a record low of 56.40 against a dollar early this week as the ... Read more...

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Government sets up panel to review poverty line


May 24th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The government Thursday set up a technical panel to review the Tendulkar Committee methodology for deciding the poverty line for which it has under increasing ... Read more...

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India’s industrial output contracts by 3.5 percent in March


May 11th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's industrial output shrank by 3.5 percent in March due to poor show of manufacturing and mining sectors, dampening hope for any early revival of ... Read more...

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PM’s panel to review food storage problem


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) With the government unable to store a bumper crop for the third year in a row, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday appointed a panel ... Read more...

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India allows fresh cotton exports


April 30th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Succumbing to political pressure, the government Monday revoked the ban on cotton exports and said fresh exports will be allowed without any quantitative restrictions."A ... Read more...

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Government reviews food security bill


February 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Amid concerns about the rising subsidy burden, the government has reviewed the financial implications of the National Food Security Bill which seeks to provide ... Read more...

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Indian economy may grow at 8 percent in 2012-13: Rangarajan (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India's economy may grow at 7.1 percent this financial year and inch up to 8 percent next fiscal if the global environment turns favourable, chairman ... Read more...

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Economic growth revised upwards to 7.1 percent


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.1 percent in the financial year ending March 31, slightly higher than the 6.9 percent growth projected ... 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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Indian economy to grow by 6.9 percent this fiscal (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The government Tuesday said the Indian economy is expected to expand by 6.9 percent in the current fiscal -- the slowest in three years ... Read more...

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Mufti seeks boost for Kashmir economy


December 26th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 26 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Monday sought the early implementation by the central government of the recommendations made by the prime minister's working ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 Kashmiri youths offered jobs


December 17th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) More than 1,000 youths Saturday got on-the-spot employment offers from private companies in and outside the state, said Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.At a ... Read more...

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Rupee slides to new low at 54.30 against dollar


December 15th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian rupee sank to a record low for the fourth straight day Thursday hitting 54.30 against a dollar in early trade, as importers ... Read more...

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Government can do little to check rupee slide: Rangarajan


December 14th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The slide in rupee, which fell to a new low of 53.75 against a dollar Wednesday, is driven by external factors especially general ... Read more...

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APGENCO bags power award


November 25th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The state-owned Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Co Ltd (APGENCO) has bagged the India power award 2011 for overall utility performance-generationAPGENCO won the award for the third ... Read more...

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Rangarajan for RBI intervention to check rupee fall


November 19th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor C. Rangarajan has called for the central bank's intervention to check the depreciation of rupee which has slumped ... Read more...

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No tight monetary policy once inflation softens: Rangarajan


November 5th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may reverse its tight monetary policies once inflation softens, said top economist C. Rangarajan Saturday."By December-January, the inflation would break ... Read more...

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Diesel price to go up if inflation comes down: Rangarajan


October 20th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The government will hike diesel prices once there is a substantial easing in inflationary pressure, the prime minister's top economic adviser C. Rangarajan said Thursday."Diesel ... Read more...

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Inflation down to 7 percent by March 2012: Rangarajan


October 20th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Inflation is likely to come down to seven percent by the end of this financial year following a good monsoon and high base effect, ... Read more...

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Rethink food security bill: Pawar


October 19th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The price at which foodgrain will be given under the proposed National Food Security Bill must be reconsidered to reduce the subsidy burden on the ... Read more...

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Prime Minister meets top officials on curbing inflation


October 15th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday met top policymakers seeking ways to curb inflation which has been hovering close to double-digits for almost 9 ... Read more...

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Inflation will ease in 2011-12’s second half: Minister


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Monetary tightening and easing demand-side pressure would help moderate inflation in the second half of the current fiscal, Minister of State for Finance Namo Narain ... Read more...

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