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Retail inflation rises to 10.3 percent in August


September 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India's retail inflation rose to double digits at 10.3 percent in August as compared to 9.86 percent in the previous month owing to a sharp ... Read more...

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India’s inflation soars to 7.55 percent in August (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Driven by a sharp increase in food prices, inflation rose to 7.55 percent in August from 6.87 percent in July, government data showed Friday.The more-than-expected ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 7.55 percent in August


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's inflation soared to 7.55 percent in August compared to 6.87 percent in July, largely driven by a sharp hike in prices of food items, ... Read more...

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IIP grows 0.1 percent in July, government calls meeting to revive manufacturing (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew in July, reversing the contraction in June, but at a marginal 0.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed ... Read more...

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Industrial output in July grows at 0.1 percent


September 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's industrial production grew in July, reversing the contraction in June, but at a marginal 0.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed Wednesday.According ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes bill against sexual harassment at workplace


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Taking it a step towards making a safe workplace a reality for women, the Lok Sabha Monday passed a bill which would protect women, including ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 45 points down, realty, oil and gas stocks fall (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Amid choppy trade, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday closed 45 points lower.Realty, oil and gas and banking scrips were the worst hit ... Read more...

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India’s exports slump 14.8 percent in July


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's exports slumped 14.8 percent to $22.44 billion in July as compared to $26.34 billion recorded during the corresponding month in 2011 due to lower ... Read more...

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India’s economic growth may fall below 6 percent: CII


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A majority of CEOs are pessimistic about the Indian economy and feel that the gross domestic product (GDP) growth would fall below six percent in ... Read more...

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Gold imports drop by 18.4 percent in April-June quarter


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Gold imports in India fell by 18.4 percent to Rs.71,912 crore in the first quarter of the current financial year, largely due to a sharp ... Read more...

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New measures soon to boost exports, investor confidence


August 28th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The government will soon announce new steps to boost exports and investors' confidence in the Indian economy, Commerce Secretary S.R. Rao said Tuesday."The government is ... Read more...

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Retail inflation eases to 9.86 percent in July


August 21st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) India's retail inflation declined marginally to 9.86 percent in July as compared to 9.93 percent in the previous month helped by easing in prices of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to protest British travel advisory


August 20th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka will protest a travel advisory issued by Britain that warns its citizens of an upsurge in nationalism and anti-Western rhetoric in the island nation, ... 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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Factory output dips by 1.8 percent in June (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's industrial output dropped 1.8 percent in June, the third time in four months, due to a sharp contraction in manufacturing production, government data ... Read more...

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India’s industrial output drops by 1.8 percent in June (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's industrial output dropped by 1.8 percent in June due to a sharp contraction in manufacturing production, government data showed Thursday. Factory output has ... Read more...

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Industrial output drops by 1.8 percent in June


August 9th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's industrial output dropped by 1.8 percent in June due to a sharp contraction in manufacturing production, government data showed Thursday.The factory output has ... Read more...

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Goa firms get show cause for pollution


August 8th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Top mining companies in Goa have been issued show cause notice by the state government for dumping mining rejects and polluting water bodies.The offending companies include ... Read more...

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Coal mining threatens forests, tigers: Greenpeace


August 1st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Environment watchdog Greenpeace Wednesday sought an immediate moratorium on new coal projects in the country citing evidences that the mining threatened forests and wildlife."From 2007 to ... Read more...

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India’s exports drop by 5.45 percent in June


August 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India's exports declined by 5.45 percent to $25.07 billion in June, registering a sharp drop for the second month in row due to weak demands ... Read more...

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Tourism to Sri Lanka is booming


July 20th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka's post-war tourism is booming. In the first half of this year, a total of 452,867 people including 85,000 from India, visited the island nation, ... Read more...

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Inflation eases to 7.25 percent; food prices remain high (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to a five-month low of 7.25 percent in June as compared to 7.55 percent in the previous month, but general food ... Read more...

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Inflation eases, but food prices surge


July 16th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 7.25 percent in June from 7.55 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... Read more...

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Exports dip by 5.45 percent; trade deficit narrows (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's exports dropped 5.45 percent to $25.07 billion in June, falling sharply for the second consecutive month due to weak demands in North America and ... Read more...

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US pushing India to hike cancer drug price


July 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Even as President Barack Obama is plugging his signature law to lower health care costs at home, his administration is pressurising India and other countries ... Read more...

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Industrial output rises in May but recovery probability low (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew by 2.4 percent in May as against 0.9 percent contraction in the previous month, led by rebound in manufacturing and electricity ... Read more...

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Industrial output rises by 2.4 percent in May (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew by 2.4 percent in May as against 0.9 percent contraction in the previous month, led by rebound in manufacturing and electricity ... Read more...

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Factory output rises by 2.4 percent in May


July 12th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew by 2.4 percent in May, led by rebound in manufacturing and electricity production, government data showed Thursday.The cumulative growth in the ... Read more...

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Direct tax mop-up rises 6.77 percent in April-June


July 9th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Collections from direct taxes rose by 6.77 percent to Rs.1,11,182 crore during the first quarter of the current financial year as compared to Rs.1,04,135 crore ... Read more...

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India’s exports fall in May


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India's exports dropped by 4.16 percent to $25.68 billion in May due to sluggish demand in European countries, government data showed Monday.Imports also declined by ... Read more...

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Core industries post 3.8 percent growth in May


June 29th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India's core industries that include electricity, coal, steel, cement, crude oil and natural gas, registered a sluggish 3.8 percent growth in May this year as ... Read more...

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Japan’s jobless rate falls


June 29th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 29 (IANS) Japan's jobless rate dropped 0.2 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted 4.4 percent in May, government data showed Friday.The number of jobless people ... 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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BJP slams government over economic situation (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday slammed the Congress-led government charging it with "policy paralysis" for the downturn in the economic situation, a day ... Read more...

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BJP slams government over economic situation (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday slammed the Congress-led government charging it with "policy paralysis" for the downturn in the economic situation, a day ... Read more...

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