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Kerala’s Onam thanksgiving for migrants


August 24th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) At a time when people from the northeast have been fleeing cities like Pune, Bangalore and Chennai fearing reprisal over violence against Muslims in ... Read more...

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Inflation down by 6.87 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 6.87 percent in July from 7.25 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... Read more...

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Check tobacco promotion, sales: Voluntary group to FSSAI


June 20th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) An anti-tobacco voluntary group Wednesday sought intervention of India's food safety authority to check promotion and sales of tobacco products in the country as part ... Read more...

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Sensex tanks 77 points; metal, auto, power stocks hit (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell 77 points Monday at the release of a higher-than-expected inflation data for April. Metal, automobile and power ... Read more...

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Inflation declines marginally, RBI rate cut seen (Roundup)


April 16th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India's inflation declined marginally to 6.89 percent in March as compared to 6.95 percent in the previous month, helped by softening in prices of ... Read more...

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Inflation falls to 6.89 percent in March


April 16th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Inflation declined marginally to 6.89 percent in March as compared to 6.95 percent in the previous month even as prices of vegetables, pulses and milk ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 6.95 percent in February


March 14th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Reversing a four-month old declining trend, India's inflation rose to 6.95 percent in February on a sharp increase in prices of food articles, government ... Read more...

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Government confident of returning to 9 percent growth (Roundup)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government Monday expressed confidence that the country would return to a high economic growth rate of eight to nine percent, unveiling a blueprint ... Read more...

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Food inflation remains in negative


January 19th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Overall food prices fell for the third straight week year-on-year, led by a sharp drop in the price of vegetables, especially onions and potatoes ... Read more...

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Food inflation continues in the negative


January 12th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India's annual food inflation continued to be in the negative for the week ending Dec 31, official data showed Thursday on lower prices of vegetables, ... 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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November headline inflation at 9.11 percent


December 14th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation based on wholesale prices continued to remain at elevated levels, official data released Wednesday showing it at 9.11 percent in November.Expectations of ... Read more...

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Pranab blames global issues for inflation, BJP walks out


December 8th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Defending the government strongly, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday told the Rajya Sabha that inflation was coming down, but an unconvinced Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 39-month low of 6.6 percent


December 8th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 6.60 percent for the week ended Nov 26, the lowest in nearly three-and-a-half years, as onion, potato, vegetables ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 8 percent


December 1st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's food inflation fell sharply to 8 percent for the week ended Nov 19 as compared to 9.01 percent in the previous week as onions, ... 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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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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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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Food inflation may be result of growing prosperity: Manmohan


November 4th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said inflation in food articles in India was, indeed, a problem but said that grain prices have been relatively stable. ... Read more...

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Food inflation to dip from December-end: Economic advisor


November 4th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Conceding that the current high inflation is "very painful", the government's Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Friday said the double-digit food inflation will show a steady ... 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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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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Indian economy may grow 9-10 percent in medium-term


October 18th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Despite recent moderation, the government is hopeful that the Indian economy would grow at 9-10 percent in the medium-term as the fundamentals remain strong."The ... Read more...

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Inflation continues to remain high, rate hike likely again


October 14th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation based on wholesale prices continued to hover close to double digits -- at 9.72 percent -- for September, official data showed Friday, ... Read more...

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Food inflation slips marginally, still above comfort level


October 13th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India's food inflation dipped marginally to 9.32 percent for the week ended Oct 1, but still remained far above comfortable levels of policymakers, official data ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises 9.41 percent; Pranab expresses concern


October 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India's food inflation accelerated to 9.41 percent for the week ended Sep 24 as compared to 9.13 percent in the previous week due to ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 9.13 percent


September 29th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India's food inflation rose to 9.13 percent for the week ended Sep 17 as compared to 8.84 percent in the previous week as prices of ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops to 8.84 percent


September 22nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India's food inflation dropped to 8.84 percent for the week ended Sep 10 as compared to 9.47 percent in the previous week as rise in ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips marginally to 9.47 percent


September 15th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India's food inflation dipped marginally to 9.47 percent for the week ended Sep 3 year-on-year but still hovered high enough to trouble policymakers, according to ... Read more...

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After poor factory output, India’s inflation nudging double-digit


September 14th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate for August inched closer towards double digits, fuelling speculation that the central bank may hike key rates again for the ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips marginally to 9.55 percent


September 8th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) India's food inflation dipped marginally to 9.55 percent for the week ended Aug 27 year-on-year, coming down from the double-digit levels registered the previous week, ... Read more...

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Food inflation declines to 9.03 percent


August 18th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India's annual food inflation declined to 9.03 percent for the week ended Aug 6, as compared to 9.9 percent in the previous week, with vegetables, ... Read more...

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Inflation eases to 9.22 percent in July (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Inflation based on wholesale price index declined marginally to 9.22 percent in July, the lowest level in eight months, from 9.44 percent in the ... Read more...

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India food inflation edging close to double-digit


August 11th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) There seems to be no respite from rising food prices for the common man as official data released Thursday showed India's annual food inflation had ... Read more...

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