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Wipro looks for growth in new geographies (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) India's third largest IT bellwether Wipro Ltd is betting on customers in new geographies to sustain growth momentum despite currency volatility and pricing pressure."At the macro ... Read more...

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Wipro battles to grow in volatile market (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) As India's third largest IT bellwether, Wipro Ltd. too is battling to grow in a volatile currency market with uncertainty writ large due to global slowdown ... Read more...

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Singapore’s online advertisement spending surges


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, July 23 (IANS) The online advertisement spending in Singapore surged to 135.9 million Singapore dollars ($107.9 million) last year, crossing the 100 million Singapore dollars mark for the first ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 7.55 percent, food prices surge


June 14th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's inflation moved up to 7.55 percent in May as compared to 7.23 percent in the previous month, mainly driven by a sharp increase in ... Read more...

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Sistema Shyam’s net loss narrows to Rs.528 crore


May 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Telecom service provider Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) Tuesday said it has narrowed its net loss to Rs.528 crore during the quarter ended March 31.The company, ... Read more...

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Bengal’s Left attacks Mamata, UPA over petrol price hike


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) West Bengal's Left parties Wednesday threatened to hit the streets against the petrol price hike and slammed the Trinamool Congress for enjoying power as a ... Read more...

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Overseas hitters dominate IPL-V


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Six in the top 10 big hitters in the currrent season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) are from overseas. Eight of them have ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney in a tight race: Poll


April 19th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney are locked in a tight race in the November presidential poll as Romney solidified support ... Read more...

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Pakistani textile brand to open 200 stores in India


April 14th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan-based fashion house Sefam, which already has a store in the capital's Greater Kailash market, is planning to expand its network in India with 200 ... Read more...

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Moderation in inflation can lead to eased monetary policy: Pranab


March 31st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Stating that he has kept inflationary expectations at six percent to seven percent in the coming months, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said current ... Read more...

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Salvadoran remittances rise


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Remittances to El Salvador rose 10.1 percent in the first two months of this year compared with the same period in 2011, the nation's central ... Read more...

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Super Tuesday seems to have lost its sheen


March 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The obvious fact in the race to the White House for the Republican candidates is that whoever comes out tops after the Super Tuesday will have a ... Read more...

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Overseas investors bullish, pump in over $1.78 bn


January 29th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) have been bullish over Indian equities markets since 2012 opened as declining inflation and a clear signal from the Reserve Bank ... Read more...

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Minimum temperatures rise across Punjab and Haryana


January 16th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) With most places across Punjab and Haryana as well as Chandigarh experiencing rainfall in the past 24 hours, minimum temperatures in the region rose sharply Monday.Compared ... Read more...

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Violence against women rises in Pakistan


January 15th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Violence against women in Pakistan -- from domestic incidents to sexual assaults -- was on the rise in 2011, with 8,000 cases reported to the authorities.According ... Read more...

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Mukherjee hopes inflation decline will continue (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday he hoped that the declining trend in headline inflation will continue and go down to six to seven percent ... Read more...

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Food inflation slips sharply to 4.35 percent


December 15th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 4.35 percent for the week ended Dec 3, the lowest in nearly four years, as prices of onion, ... Read more...

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Goa fails to bite IFFI’s soccer bite


November 29th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) The 42nd edition of IFFI's much touted soccer film package has turned out to be a damp squib with virtually no audiences turning up for the ... Read more...

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No direct link between rate hike and inflation: Pranab


November 29th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) With inflation remaining stubbornly near double digits in the last two years despite an aggressive monetary tightening policy by the Reserve Bank of India ... Read more...

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Indian bourses continue to spiral downwards (Weekly market review)


November 26th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian equities' markets continued to be hobbled by the European debt crisis and domestic concerns such as a weak rupee with a benchmark index, closing ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 9.01 percent; will moderate further: Pranab


November 24th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) With food inflation coming down to a single digit for the first time in five weeks at 9.01 percent for the week ended Nov ... Read more...

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Inflation will slow by March, says Pranab; opposition flays claim (Roundup)


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday inflation would come down to 6-7 percent by the end of the current fiscal and to a "more ... Read more...

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Inflation hurting government’s credibility: Montek


November 20th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The stubbornly high inflation has hurt the government's credibility and if not curbed in a couple of months, it would send a signal that ... Read more...

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De Rosario is MLS Most Valuable Player


November 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Nov 19 (IANS) US Major League Soccer (MLS) has picked Dwayne De Rosario of DC United the winner of 2011 Most Valuable Player (MVP).The 33-year-old Canadian, who played the ... Read more...

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Pawar urges states to increase milk production


November 18th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Concerned over the shortage of milk, dairy products, meat and poultry pushing up food inflation, union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday asked the states ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation declines further, still in double digits


November 17th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's food inflation declined for the second consecutive week at 10.63 percent for the week ended Nov 5, but still continued to be in ... Read more...

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PM hints at further fuel hike if international prices rise


November 12th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand On Board Air India One, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday indicated that the fuel prices may have to be hiked again if international oil prices ... Read more...

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Indian benchmarks slip over 2 percent on bank downgrade, poor factory output (Weekly market review)


November 12th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian equities markets fell during the week as high food inflation and falling industrial output depressed investor sentiments. Also, credit rating agency Moody's downgrading several ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips marginally


November 11th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's food inflation continued to be in double digits during the week ended Oct 29, although it dipped marginally to 11.81 percent, official data showed ... Read more...

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Rate hike, fuel cost hit car sales


November 10th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Production losses at market leader Maruti Suzuki coupled with damp buyer sentiment due to high interest rates and rising fuel prices have resulted in the ... Read more...

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Rising inflation due to festive season demand: Mukherjee


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday attributed rising food inflation, which touched a nine-month high, to the increased demand for essential products in the festive ... Read more...

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Food inflation in double-digits for second straight week


October 27th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Prices of pulses, vegetables and milk shot up during the week ended Oct 15, taking India's food inflation to 11.43 percent from 10.6 in ... Read more...

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Industry hails RBI intent not to hike rates further


October 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Corporate India heaved a sigh of relief as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday indicated that it would not hike rates further, after increasing ... Read more...

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Inflation to fall below 8 percent by fiscal end: Ahluwalia


October 20th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Inflation in India is being driven by supply side constraints but will come down to lower than 8 percent by this fiscal end, Deputy Chairman ... Read more...

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Food inflation soars, crosses double-digits


October 20th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's food inflation rose sharply to cross double-digit levels at 10.6 percent for the week ended Oct 8, official data showed Thursday, with a ... Read more...

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