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Socio-economic survey to be undertaken of Kerala fisherfolk


September 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Kerala Fisheries Minister K. Babu Thursday allocated Rs.1.71 million for a socio-economic survey of the state's fisherfolk."The situation today is that there are no proper statistics ... Read more...

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Goa extends fishing ban so fish stays on plate


August 4th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) In order to ensure that fish continues to be available in the quintessential Goan thali (plate), it has now been decided to extend the ban on ... Read more...

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‘India to become third largest aviation market’


April 4th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India is likely to become the third largest aviation market in the world from its current position as traffic volumes grow exponentially, a top ... Read more...

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Half of US homes own Apple products


March 29th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Half of all US households own at least one Apple product, a survey has showed.According to CNBC's All-America Economic survey released Wednesday, the Apple-buying household on ... Read more...

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Facelift of two popular Goa beaches to cost Rs.10 crore


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 22 (IANS) Giving a facelift to two of Goa's most popular beaches will cost more than Rs.10 crore (Rs.100 million), says a report.In the Economic Survey report tabled ... Read more...

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Russians nudge Britons from top in Goa


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 22 (IANS) Russian tourists have finally knocked off their British counterparts from the top of the tourist arrival figures in Goa, which is known for its sandy and ... 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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‘Rural jobs scheme should have off period during agriculture season’


March 20th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) States should be allowed to declare an off period for the rural jobs scheme MGNREGA during peak agricultural season, says Sumitra Mahajan, chief of ... Read more...

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Realty industry has little to cheer from budget (Comment)


March 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
The latest national budget has given India?s realty sector a short shrift, despite its stated objective to create conditions for growth, focusing on domestic-driven growth recovery. It has sadly ... Read more...

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‘Efforts on to allow FDI in multi-brand retail’


March 16th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government would hold more consultations with state governments to build consensus on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Himachal growth rate projected to dip to 7.6 percent


March 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's growth rate for this fiscal is projected at 7.6 percent, a fall of 1.2 percent from 2010-11, the state's economic survey said Friday."Growth is ... Read more...

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Budget: A manuscript of good intentions? (News Analysis)


March 16th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) It has made all the right noises about the need to reform and prune subsidies, and even extends incentives to tax payers. But without ... Read more...

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Budget proposes allows airlines to access foreign funds


March 16th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) In a bid to address concerns of the cash-strapped Indian civil aviation sector, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposed to allow domestic airlines to ... Read more...

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India achieved success in external trade: Pranab


March 16th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said India's external trade has grown encouragingly amid the global slowdown and the country has achieved diversification of the ... Read more...

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Government health insurance to cover beedi workers


March 15th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government's health insurance scheme for poor is being extended to cover the beneficiaries of the flagship rural job guarantee schemeand beedi workers, the ... Read more...

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Rs.1.08 trillion cost overrun in 583 central projects: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) Of the 583 central projects underway involving an outlay of Rs.8.21 trillion only seven are ahead of schedule and 166 are on schedule, says the ... Read more...

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N-power capacity failed to rise: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) Even though the generation of nuclear power increased by 33 percent this fiscal, no capacity was added against a target of 2,000 MW, the Economic ... Read more...

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India should play larger role in global economy: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India needs to play a larger role in the global economy, especially on issues related to trade, capital flows, financial regulation and climate change, ... Read more...

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Economic Survey favours higher diesel prices


March 15th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in parliament Thursday has recommended higher diesel prices, saying the subsidised ... Read more...

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‘India will grow at 7.6 percent, to play active global role’ (Roundup)


March 15th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India's economic growth will rebound to 7.6 percent in 2012-13 on the back of softening inflation and better industrial production, enabling it to play ... Read more...

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Industrial growth to pick up with inflation easing


March 15th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Industrial growth during the current financial year is pegged at 4-5 percent, less than the annual growth rates achieved in the recent past, but ... Read more...

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Firewalls needed between banks and insurance firms: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) The Economic Survey tabled in parliament Thursday voiced concern about the growing linkages between the banking and insurance sectors and said firewalls should be built between ... Read more...

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Government support for social programmes has risen: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Government support for social programmes has continued to expand in various forms despite most social sector subjects falling within the purview of the states, ... Read more...

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Enrolment of girls at primary level growing: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The enrolment of girls in primary and upper primary levels has grown steadily over the years, the Economic Survey 2011-12 presented by Finance Minister ... Read more...

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‘Extend rural job scheme to urban areas’


March 15th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Calling for effective measures to improve the efficiency of social sector programmes, the Economic Survey for 2011-12 has suggested extending the government's ambitious ... Read more...

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New telecom policy likely by June: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The new telecom policy, which is expected to do away with roaming charges for subscribers will be announced by June, the Economic Survey said Thursday."The ... Read more...

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‘Government banks lending to key sectors up 19 percent’


March 15th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in parliament Thursday reported an increase of 19 percent in key lending sectors ... Read more...

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Northeastern states lead service sector growth


March 15th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Northeastern states like Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim led India's service sector growth in 2009-10, with rates of more than 30 percent, according to the ... Read more...

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Economic survey bats for FDI in multi-brand retail


March 15th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Even as foreign equity in multi-brand retailing has eluded political consensus, India's economic survey has pushed for a phased opening up of the sector ... Read more...

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Corruption will keep India in chaotic poverty trap: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Recognising that self-interest drives a market economy, the Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled Thursday also says India will stagnate and remain in the grips ... Read more...

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PPPs to boost infrastructure industry: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Public private partnerships (PPPs) are likely to boost the infrastructure industry with almost 50 percent of the Planning Commission's projected investment requirement during the ... Read more...

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Rich countries need to be more sensitive to emissions: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India is doing more than its fair share in reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but developed countries need to be more sensitive to ... Read more...

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Europe, US crisis to hit India’s export: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The lingering economic crisis in Europe and the United States will affect India's merchandise as well as services exports in the financial year beginning ... Read more...

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Decrease in out of school children: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The number of out-of-school children has come down from 134.6 lakh in 2005 to 81.5 lakh in 2009, the Economic Survey 2012 said Thursday ... Read more...

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Economic Survey pegs inflation at 6.5-7 percent


March 15th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in parliament Thursday pegged inflation at 6.5-7 percent by end of March and ... Read more...

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