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Inflation rises to 7.23 percent; food prices surge (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's inflation moved up to 7.23 percent in April as compared to 6.89 percent in the previous month, mainly driven by a sharp increase ... Read more...

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Inflation accelerates to 7.23 percent in April


May 14th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's inflation rose faster-than-expected to 7.23 percent in April as compared to 6.89 percent in the previous month, mainly driven by a sharp increase in ... 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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Inflation will come down to 6-7 percent by March: Mukherjee


February 1st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The overall inflation will be around 6-7 percent by March while economic growth in the current financial year will be around 7 percent, Finance ... Read more...

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China’s November inflation may fall below 5 percent


December 6th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) China's inflation rate may fall below five percent in November, thanks to the lower food prices that led to the downward trend after a 37-month high ... 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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Government banks on monsoon, rate hikes to tame inflation


August 16th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The government is hopeful that the series of rate hikes by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and good monsoon would help moderate inflationary ... Read more...

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Inflation eases a tad to 9.22 percent in July


August 16th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Inflation based on wholesale price index declined marginally to 9.22 percent in July from 9.44 percent in the previous month, official data showed Tuesday.Final inflation ... Read more...

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Inflation inches up, analysts expect rate hike (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation continued to be on an uptrend, though the pace of increase slowed down, as latest data released Thursday showed inflation had ... Read more...

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Inflation nudges up in June, close to double digits


July 14th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation continued to be on an uptrend, though the pace of increase slowed down, as latest data released Thursday showed that inflation had ... Read more...

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Rising inflation: Pranab Mukherjee asks CMs to crack down on hoarders


January 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Expressing concern over the rising inflation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has written a letter to various State Chief Ministers asking them to crack down on hoarders ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern over food inflation


January 6th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that food inflation, which stood at 18.32 per cent for the week ending December 25, 2010, remained an area ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation drops to 7.48 percent in November


December 14th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices fell to 7.48 percent in November compared to 8.58 percent in the previous month, although the indices ... Read more...

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RBI to revisit inflation figure


December 9th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) With inflation higher than its projection, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday said it would revisit the numbers in January during its third quarter review."We have said ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation eases to single digit


August 16th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Helped by food prices cooling somewhat, India's annual inflation slipped just below double digits to 9.97 percent in July, compared to 10.55 percent the previous month, ... Read more...

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Hike fuel prices, inflation will fall in six months: Advisor (Roundup)


June 14th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) On a day India's annual rate of inflation climbed to double-digit level, Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Monday said he favoured freeing the prices of petroleum ... Read more...

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Inflation back in positive zone


September 17th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India's inflation was 0.12 percent for the week ended Sep 5, data released by the government showed Thursday. The inflation figure has climbed back into positive territory ... Read more...

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Inflation sharply down, but industrial output also dips (Roundup)


March 12th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) It was a mixed bag of news Thursday on the Indian economy's performance as fresh data showed the country's annual rate of inflation at its lowest levels ... Read more...

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At 2.43 percent, India’s rate of inflation lowest since June 2002 (Lead)


March 12th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation fell further to 2.43 percent for the week ended Feb 28 from 3.03 the week before, official data showed Thursday. The inflation figure ... Read more...

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SADC leaders begin third summit on Zimbabwe political crisis


January 26th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Jan 26 (IANS) The leaders of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) began an extraordinary summit here in South Africa Monday, in yet another attempt to eke a compromise from Zimbabwe's ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath to announced export package


December 11th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Commerce and Industries Minister Kamal Nath today said that the Government would consider another financial assistance package for the export sector next week. Addressing a news conference ... Read more...

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ICICI chief urges RBI to cut interest rates


November 16th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The head of India's largest private lender ICICI Bank Sunday called upon the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to further slash key interest rates to infuse liquidity ... Read more...

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Equity markets crash ahead of weekly inflation data (Roundup)


August 21st, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian equity markets closed deep in the red Thursday, ahead of the weekly inflation figure. Weak global markets also dampened investor sentiments.The market started on a downslide, continued ... Read more...

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Now hyper-inflation-hit Zimbabwe to release a 100 billion dollar note


July 19th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 19 (ANI): Grappling with record 2.2 million per cent inflation, Zimbabwe has introduced a new 100-billion-dollar bank note in a bid to tackle rampant cash shortages. According to The Australian, ... Read more...

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RBI Governor meets PM to discuss inflation


June 21st, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
New DeIhi, June 21(ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Y V Reddy met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh; a day after the inflation rate was recorded at a 13- year high ... Read more...

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Stocks crash on soaring inflation, global crude price (Weekly Market Roundup)


June 21st, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21(IANS) Indian equity markets touched their lowest point in the year so far in the week gone by, due to soaring inflation and rising global crude oil price. Three out ... Read more...

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Inflation figure pulls Sensex down to 10-month low (Roundup)


June 20th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) An inflation figure of 11.05 percent, followed by a broad hint from the finance minister that monetary policy may be tightened, precipitated a nosedive in Indian equity markets ... Read more...

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Inflation races to 13-year high of 11.05 percent


June 20th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): The inflation reached a 13-year high of 11.05 percentfor the week ended June 7. Oil price hike and rising prices of food items have contributed to ... Read more...

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Double digit inflation hits equity markets hard (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) The higher than expected inflation figure of 11.05 percent hit Indian equity markets hard, almost as soon as it was announced Friday. All markets slumped as inflation hit ... Read more...

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Inflation crosses 11 percent to hit 13-year high


June 20th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate touched a 13-year high of 11.05 percent for the week ended June 7, the same week during which the central government had announced ... Read more...

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Inflation in UAE touched 11.1 percent in 2007


June 17th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 17 (IANS) The rate of inflation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), home to around 1.5 million expatriate Indians, touched 11.1 percent in 2007, UAE's Minister for Economy Sultan ... Read more...

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Serious inflation figure sets equities markets on downslide (Roundup)


May 23rd, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) For the second consecutive day the Indian equities markets ended deep in the red Friday, on the back of heavy selling pressure across key sectors once the government ... Read more...

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Indian equities enter choppy zone in afternoon trade (Second Lead)


May 16th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) the record high inflation figure of 7.83 percent announced by the Indian government Friday created turbulence in the stock markets of the country in the afternoon. The market ... Read more...

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It’s Kadi Chawal for Manmohan and a Marwari-UP combo for Sonia!


April 7th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
By Smita Prakash New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, in his 1825 work, The Physiology of Taste, wrote, "Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are." ... Read more...

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