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RBI ticks off SBI chairman


August 27th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) A senior Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official Monday ticked off the chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) in public, saying he should look ... Read more...

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UCO Bank focusing on lending to retail, SME and farm sector


June 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) UCO Bank is focusing on lending to retail, SME and farm sectors as the capital-to-risk weightage was lower in these categories, the bank's chairman said Tuesday.Bank's ... Read more...

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Sensex, Nifty close in red on poor GDP numbers (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Thursday extended the previous session's losses and closed 93 points lower on disappointing economic growth numbers.Amid volatile trade, ... Read more...

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Factors leading to slowdown have bottomed out: Mukherjee


May 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said the Indian economy was set to recover as most of the factors leading to the sharp drop ... 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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India’s economic growth slumps to 6.5 percent in 2011-12


May 31st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to three-year low of 6.5 percent in 2011-12, as compared to 8.4 percent in the previous year, due to poor performance ... Read more...

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Mahindra Group unveils electric car


January 7th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Mahindra Group Friday unveiled its Reva NXR next generation concept electric vehicle (EV). The car is expected to be launched in November around ... Read more...

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Mahindra eyeing African market for new SUV


September 29th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 29 (IANS) In an effort to improve overseas sales, automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra Thursday said it will launch its premium sports utility vehicle (SUV) -- XUV500 - ... Read more...

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Tatas now acquire British Salt for $144.6 million


December 20th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Now half of Britain will be using Tata salt. The group has acquired the dominant salt-maker company which has the 50 percent share of the British market.Tata Chemicals's ... Read more...

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BJP to support UPA for any move against Maoists, says Gadkari


June 12th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, June 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari here on Saturday assured the United Progressive Alliance Government of his party's full support for any move that it decides to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh budget to focus on social, farm sectors


February 16th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 16 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government will table the annual budget in the state assembly next week with special focus on social and agriculture sectors, an official said Tuesday. "The cabinet has ... Read more...

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Punjab bans use of air-conditioners in government offices


June 25th, 2009 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) Faced with a major power crisis in the state in the paddy sowing season, the Punjab government has issued instructions banning the use of air-conditioners in all government ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh sees scope for further moderation in interest rates


March 28th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that plenty of liquidity and low inflation gave room for further interest rate cuts.Speaking to top Indian businessmen, ... Read more...

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Canada’s youngest lawmaker to help India in oil, farm sectors


March 9th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 9 (IANS) Canada's youngest legislator Manmeet Bhullar, who was elected to the Alberta state assembly this week, says he will work to deepen ties between India and Canada. ... Read more...

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