double digit growth

Hindustan Unilever profits double to Rs.1,331 crore


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Hindustan Unilever said Monday its net profit more than doubled to Rs.1331.19 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 as compared to Rs.627.16 crore in ... Read more...

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Foreign, domestic tourism rises in India


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The number of foreign tourists visiting India increased for the third consecutive year in 2011 while domestic tourism too has been witnessing double digit growth, ... Read more...

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Emirates Holidays eyes growing African business from India


June 7th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Emirates Holidays, the holiday packages arm of Emirates Airlines, Thursday said it has a bullish outlook on its business in Africa from India."We expect the ... Read more...

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Emirates Holidays eyes double-digit growth in India


June 7th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Emirates Holidays, the holiday packages arm of Emirates Airlines, Thursday reported a bullish outlook on its business in India, saying it expected double digit growth ... Read more...

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‘Chinese military power in line with defence needs’


June 4th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) China's growing military power is in accordance with the country's economic and social development, and in line with its defence needs, a top official said Monday.Responding ... Read more...

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China’s catering sales booming


May 29th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) The annual sales of China's catering industry is expected to reach 3.7 trillion yuan ($587 billion) by 2015.Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Jiang Zengwei said this ... Read more...

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Slowdown hits electrical equipment industry


May 11th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The growth of India's electrical equipment industry fell to 6.6 percent in 2011-12 as compared to 13.7 percent in the previous year, industry data showed ... Read more...

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Bosch Q1 net up 23 percent


May 8th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Leading automotive and industrial products firm Bosch Ltd reported net profit of Rs.336 crore for the first January-March first quarter of 2012, registering a 23 percent ... Read more...

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Karnataka economy to dip to 6.4 percent


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Karnataka's economic growth for this fiscal (2011-12) will dip 1.8 percent to 6.4 percent from 8.2 percent in the previous fiscal (2010-11) owing to negative growth ... Read more...

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Global uncertainty affecting India: Pranab


February 21st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Global financial problems, besides a tight monetary policy, are affecting the Indian economy and a slowdown in external demand has led to a decline ... Read more...

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Amway to commission its India manufacturing plant in 2014


February 13th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) US-based direct selling fast moving consumer goods company Amway Corporation will commission its first own manufacturing centre in India in 2014, investing Rs.3 billion, a top ... Read more...

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Coca Cola quarterly volume in India grows 20 percent


February 8th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Global beverages giant Coca Cola posted 20 percent growth in volume for the quarter ended Dec 31 in India, driven by the Diwali festival, while ... Read more...

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U.S. online sales reach almost $50 billion in fourth quarter


February 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by BNO News
RESTON, VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) -- Retail e-commerce sales in the United States reached almost $50 billion during the fourth quarter of 2011, a 14 percent increase compared to the previous year, according ... Read more...

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Hindustan Unilever’s third quarter net profit up 18 percent


February 6th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Hindustan Unilever Monday reported an 18.24 percent increase in its net profit for the quarter ended Dec 31 at Rs.753.81 ... Read more...

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Chinese love Swiss watches


February 5th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) People in China appear to have developed a special craving for Swiss watches, to go by their record sales.Hong Kong, the No. 1 market for Swiss ... Read more...

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Bihar expects industrial turnaround; $50 bn investments in pipeline: Industry Minister (Interview)


January 20th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Backed by sustained double-digit growth since 2004-05 and improvement in the law and order situation, Bihar, once a metaphor for industrial backwardness, expects some big ... Read more...

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South Korea’s retail sales grow in December


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 18 (IANS) Sales at South Korea's major discount outlets and department stores grew last month largely due to unusually cold weather that drove seasonal goods sales up, a ... Read more...

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India to aim at 8 percent plus growth next fiscal: Namo Narain Meena (Interview)


January 12th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) India's "growth story is intact" and the goverment would target more than eight percent growth in the next financial year on the back of easing inflation ... Read more...

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South Korea’s retail sales growth negative in November


December 15th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 15 (IANS) Sales growth at South Korea's major discount outlets and department stores turned negative last month due to unusually high temperature that drove winter goods sales down, ... Read more...

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South Korea’s retail sale grows in October


November 17th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 17 (IANS) Sales at South Korea's major discount outlets and department stores grew in October due to solid demand for food and luxury goods, a government report showed ... Read more...

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Lack of reforms affecting India’s growth: Expert


November 8th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) India has the potential to register double-digit growth but lack of reforms is holding the country back, a senior economist said Tuesday."Some will say 7.5 ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp’s October sales up 1.32 percent


November 1st, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp Tuesday reported a marginal increase of 1.32 percent in its sales for October at 512,238 units from 505,553 units sold in ... Read more...

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Hindustan Unilever quarterly net profit rises 21.7 percent


October 31st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) Monday reported an increase of 21.7 percent in net profit at Rs.689 crore for the quarter ended ... Read more...

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Unions protest HSBC’s plan to axe 3,000 jobs in Hong Kong


September 8th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
HONG KONG (BNO NEWS) -- Trade unions on Thursday gathered outside HSBC's headquarters in Hong Kong to protest against the banking giant's plan to lay off 3,000 staff during the next three ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu better placed to push forward reforms: Jayalalithaa


September 5th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday said the state is better positioned now to push the reform process forward and she is confident that the ... Read more...

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Personal Computer sales grow 2.5 percent in April-June


August 17th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The combined desk-based and mobile PC market in India reported an increase of 2.5 percent for the quarter ended June 30 at nearly 2.5 million ... Read more...

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Paint industry to touch Rs.100,000 crore by 2020


August 11th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) The Rs.24,000 crore paint sector in India is likely to touch Rs.100,000 crore by 2020, a top official of the industry's apex body said Thursday."Buoyed by ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto’s Q1 sales up 14 percent


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto Tuesday reported an increase of 14 percent in its sales, including exports, for July at 363,712 units as compared to ... Read more...

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HSBC to cut another 25,000 jobs despite rise in profits


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Banking giant HSBC announced on Monday that it will eliminate up to 25,000 jobs by 2013 and exit operations in 20 countries as part of a major cost-cutting ... Read more...

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Nestle India Q1 net profit up 9.75 percent


July 30th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) firm Nestle India Saturday posted an increase of 9.75 percent in its net profit at Rs.213.8 crore for the quarter ... Read more...

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Infosys upbeat on growth but cautious on IT spending


July 12th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 12 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd is upbeat on sustaining double-digit growth this fiscal (2011-12) too but unsure of the IT spend by its clients ... Read more...

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PPP needed to enhance education levels: Industry lobby


June 30th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) A prominent commerce chamber Wednesday urged the government to introduce the public-private partnership (PPP) model for efficient management of education services and skill development initiatives ... Read more...

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Indian enterprise software market grows 16 percent in 2010


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) Riding on the recovery of the global IT industry, the enterprise software market in India grew 16.3 percent in 2010, generating $2.5 billion as against $2.1 ... Read more...

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Graft, bureaucracy dent India’s global image: Expert (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India will be able to achieve double-digit economic growth only if it reforms its bureaucracy and curbs widespread corruption, both of which have dented the ... Read more...

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Graft, bureaucracy denting India’s global image (Interview)


June 9th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India won't be able to achieve double-digit economic growth unless it reforms its bureaucracy and curbs widespread corruption, both of which have dented the country's ... Read more...

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