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Crisil cuts India’s growth forecast to 5.5 percent


August 7th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Research and ratings agency Crisil Tuesday cut India's economic growth forecast to 5.5 percent for the 2012-13 financial year from its earlier estimate of 6.5 percent, ... Read more...

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Indian small and light commercial vehicles to log 18 percent growth


July 20th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The Indian small and light commercial vehicle (SCV and LCV) segment is expected to log a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18 percent over the ... Read more...

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CWC meet begins, economic situation on agenda


June 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the apex decision-making body of the ruling party, began here Monday with the country's economic situation ... Read more...

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CWC to meet Monday to bolster party’s fortunes


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The ruling Congress' apex decision making body, the CWC, will meet Monday to deliberate challenges before it, as the UPA government led by it ... Read more...

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Global uncertainty not affecting IT industry: Premji (Second Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) The resilient Indian IT industry remains unaffected by the uncertainty in the macro-economic environment or the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, Wipro Chairman Azim Premji said ... Read more...

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Inflation falls to two-year low in December (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate fell to a two-year low of 7.47 percent in December, offering relief to policy-makers ahead of crucial state elections.The inflation, ... Read more...

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Inflation falls to two-year low of 7.47 percent (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) On the back of decline in the prices of food products, India's annual inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to a two-year ... Read more...

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Rate pause will help regain growth momentum: Pranab


December 16th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's decision to keep key rates unchanged will help improve business sentiments and regain economic growth momentum, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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‘Vibrant Gujarat’ campaign holds little truth: Activist


April 26th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's portrayal of the state as "vibrant" holds little truth with rising crimes against women, rising levels of hunger and ... Read more...

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Steel Minister asks RINL to explore possibility of cement plant in Visakhapatnam


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Steel (Independent Charge) Beni Prasad Verma, who reviewed the quarterly performance of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) here, asked RINL to explore ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s Hingoli district to get minority benefits


February 5th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The government has approved Maharastra's Hingoli district as a minority concentration district bringing to 77 the number of such areas where special attention is being paid to ... Read more...

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‘Prudent analysis of India-China ties needed’


October 14th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Advocating more "prudent" analysis of India-China relations, former foreign secretary Shivshankar Menon said Wednesday that recent "alarmist and uninformed" comments about their ties have not been ... Read more...

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Minorities development programmes to involve MPs: Minister


August 6th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Salman Khurshid Thursday said the government will involve local MPs in planning development programmes in nearly 90 districts of the ... Read more...

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China has objected to ADB funding for Arunachal irrigation project: Krishna


July 9th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M.Krishna today disclosed in the Rajya Sabha that China had objected to funding by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to an irrigation project in ... Read more...

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Government of India sanctions Rs 100 cr for minority concentrated districts


June 30th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): The Government's Ministry of Minority Affairs has sanctioned rupees 100 crore for nine districts in various States to speed up implementation of multi-sectoral development plans in ... Read more...

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Another loss-making week at Indian markets (Weekly Roundup)


March 7th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Indian equities markets were down in the dumps during the week just ended as investors continued to offload stocks amid worsening domestic and global economic cues, resulting in ... Read more...

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Key Indian equities index plummets to three-year low (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Indian equities plummeted to a three year-low Tuesday as investors expressed deep concern over the global slowdown, with the mood further dampened by some gloomy statistics back home ... Read more...

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Less than four percent of IAS, IPS officers are Muslims


July 31st, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Muslims are the most deprived in terms of socio-economic parameters including their share of jobs in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Police ... Read more...

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Special development programme for minority concentration Districts


March 27th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): A new centrally sponsored scheme namely Multi-Sectoral Development Programme has been approved for implementation in minority concentration Districts, with 100 per cent Central assistance, during the ... Read more...

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Cabinet sanctions Rs.37.8 bn on minority-dominated districts


March 27th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Indian government has set aside Rs.37.8 billion in the Eleventh Five year Plan for the development of 90 districts where religious minorities are concentrated. "The Cabinet ... Read more...

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