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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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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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India’s financial system robust, but risks remain: RBI (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) India's financial system "remains robust" but challenges to stability have increased in recent months owing to global economic uncertainty and sluggish domestic growth, the Reserve Bank ... Read more...

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Inflation still above acceptable levels: Subbarao


June 19th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Defending the Reserve Bank of India's decision not to cut key lending rates, Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said Tuesday inflation is still above acceptable levels and ... Read more...

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India’s central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged (Third Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to control high inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday kept key lending rates unchanged, but said it is ready to provide ... Read more...

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Inflation to remain between 6.5-7.5 percent: Mukherjee (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said he is "confident" that the headline inflation will remain between 6.5-7.5 percent in 2012-13, even as the government ... 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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Retail inflation surges to 10.36 percent in April


May 18th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India's inflation based on retail prices surged 10.36 percent in April as compared to 9.38 percent in the previous month due to a sharp increase ... Read more...

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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 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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Junk food: High Court seeks guidelines


January 11th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to frame guidelines on a PIL seeking a ban on ... Read more...

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Junk food ban plea: Food product makers move court (Lead)


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The All India Food Processors Association (AIFPA) Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court, pleading that the court should hear them before passing any final order ... 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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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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India’s annual food inflation rises after brief lull


August 4th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) After falling to its lowest level in over two years, India's food inflation spiked to 8.04 percent for the week ended July 23 because of ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 7.33 percent


July 28th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India's food inflation dropped to 7.33 percent for the week ended July 16, the lowest in over two years, as the rise in prices of ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation declines to more than two year low (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) India's food inflation declined to 7.58 percent for the week ending July 9 -- its lowest in more than two years -- as ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation declines


July 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Food inflation declined to 7.58 percent for the week ending July 9, compared to 8.31 percent in the previous week as prices of onions, milk, ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 8.31 percent


July 14th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) After two weeks of moderation, food inflation rose to 8.31 percent for the week ended July 2 as against 7.61 percent in the previous week ... Read more...

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Food inflation at 10-week high; Pranab terms it unacceptable (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's food inflation soared to nearly 10-week high of 9.13 percent for the week ended June 11, prompting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to term ... Read more...

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High inflation not acceptable: Pranab


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said high inflation levels were not acceptable and the government would make all efforts to bring them down.Latest official ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls a bit


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India's food inflation declined 0.49 percentage points to 8.06 percent for the week ended May 21, with a marginal fall in the prices of ... Read more...

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Fruits, milk push food inflation to 8.55 percent


May 26th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India's food inflation soared to 8.55 percent for the week ended May 14, the highest level in four weeks, as prices of fruits, milk and ... Read more...

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Now, a sensor film that changes colour to indicate spoiled food!


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have invented a sensor film that changes colour to show when fresh produce has gone off.The plastic film, developed by the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid ... Read more...

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Revolutionary packaging could eliminate food poisoning


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Food poisoning could become a thing of the past thanks to a revolutionary packaging which changes colour to show when fresh produce has gone stale.Scientists have ... Read more...

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Food inflation a problem but growth important, says Manmohan Singh


February 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Accepting that food inflation has been a problem, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said the government did not want to sacrifice the growth process as ... Read more...

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Inflation will drop to seven percent by March 2011: Montek Singh Ahluwalia


February 15th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said inflation would drop to seven per cent by March this year.Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a ... Read more...

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Mukherjee hopes overall inflation to decline to seven percent by March end


February 14th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi Feb 14 (ANI): Expressing concern over the marginal decline in rate of price rise in January, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said he hopes that the overall ... Read more...

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Now, collagen meals to help banish those unwanted wrinkles


February 11th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): A restaurant in London is offering age-conscious diners, meals that contain collagen, the protein that gives skin its strength and elasticity.Such restaurants melt down chunks of collagen, which ... Read more...

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Inflation poses serious threat to growth momentum: Manmohan Singh


February 4th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday said India's high inflation posed a "serious threat" to the country's growth momentum, and was driven by supply-side ... Read more...

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Bulls, pigs, 10 tonnes beef seized in Goa


January 31st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 31 (IANS) A consignment of nine bulls and 64 pigs meant for slaughter and nearly 10 tonnes of beef being illegally brought into Goa from Karnataka was seized by police ... Read more...

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Wholesale, retail price gap pushing inflation up: Pranab


January 6th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Terming the widening gap between wholesale and retail prices the major reason for soaring food inflation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday asked state governments to urgently ... Read more...

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