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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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SIAM slashes car sales growth forecast to 9-11 percent


July 10th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Society of India Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) Tuesday cut passenger car sales forecast to 9-11 percent for the current financial year owing to weak macro-economic ... Read more...

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China’s earliest wine unearthed in tomb


July 6th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Liquid found inside an ancient wine vessel unearthed in China's Shaanxi province is believed to be the earliest wine in the country's history, dating back ... Read more...

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I prefer myself heavier: Kelly Brook


June 20th, 2012 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Model-actress Kelly Brook says she prefers herself to be heavier and loves eating cake on the sofa."I love my body. The curvier I am, the happier ... Read more...

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Today is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day


June 7th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June, 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today June 7th, it’s National Chocolate Ice Cream Day.Even though experts believe that the first ice creams were fruit-based, vanilla and chocolate became very popular ... Read more...

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Crisil cuts India’s economic growth forecast to 6.5 percent


June 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Ratings agency Crisil Monday cut its India's economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 6.5 percent from its previous 7 percent due to uncertainty ... Read more...

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‘China’s foreign trade outlook grim’ (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) The outlook for China's foreign trade remained grim but the full-year target of a 10-percent rise is still achievable, authorities said Tuesday.The country might register a ... 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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Emma Stone likes being redhead


May 13th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone has revealed she loves her hair colour and wants to be a redhead in every movie."I love being a redhead. My mom ... Read more...

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DoT to speed up process to meet new 2G auction deadline


April 24th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The government Tuesday said that conducting the 2G auction within the revised deadline of Aug 31 set by the Supreme Court was a difficult ... Read more...

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Rate cut to help revive growth, investment: Mukherjee


April 17th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to cut policy rates by 0.50 percent for the first time in three years will help revive ... Read more...

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Inflation will remain at same level: Pranab


April 17th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Inflation will remain in the range of 6-7 percent in the current financial year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday adding a slowdown 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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RBI may cut key lending rates by 25 basis points


April 16th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) India's central bank is expected to cut key lending rates by about 0.25 percent or 25 basis points, thereby releasing more funds in the economy, ... 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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Set your priorities right: Karisma


April 4th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Actress Karisma Kapoor, who had taken a break from films after marriage, says it is good to work provided you set your priorities right."I have taken ... Read more...

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Drake admits he took drugs


April 1st, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Rapper Drake has confessed he resorted to drugs to cope with fame.The musician's 2010 debut album "Thank Me" topped the music charts. He says his career ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan celebrates end of probation


April 1st, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 1 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan celebrated the end of her probation with friends and family members at the Chateau Marmont hotel Friday night."The party went ... Read more...

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Moderation in inflation can lead to eased monetary policy: Pranab


March 31st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Stating that he has kept inflationary expectations at six percent to seven percent in the coming months, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said current ... Read more...

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Industrial growth to pick up with inflation easing


March 15th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Industrial growth during the current financial year is pegged at 4-5 percent, less than the annual growth rates achieved in the recent past, but ... Read more...

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Facebook in row over moderation process


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook has been criticized for employing content moderators in the developing world and allowing them to access people's personal information, The Telegraph ... Read more...

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India’s exports rose 10 percent in January


March 1st, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India's exports grew 10.1 percent in January at $25.34 billion, official data showed Thursday, widening the monthly trade deficit to $14.76 billion.The rate of growth ... Read more...

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India’s exports rose 6.71 percent to $25 bn in December


February 1st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India's exports grew by 6.71 percent to $25.01 billion in December, while imports surged to $37.75 billion, leaving a monthly trade deficit of $12.74 billion, ... Read more...

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Rate cuts unlikely as RBI reviews policy this week


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Jan 22 (IANS) India Inc's hopes of a rate cut may not happen, atleast this time, even though inflation, the main worry of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise 6.7 percent in December


January 16th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's exports grew 6.7 percent to $25 billion in December 2011, while imports rose to $37.8 billion, leaving a trade deficit of $12.8 billion for ... Read more...

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Air France-KLM plans to cut costs to boost profitability


January 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 13 (IANS) Air France-KLM Thursday unveiled a multi-billion-euro restructuring plan to bolster the group's profits by 2014. In a statement posted on its website, the Franco-Dutch joint venture ... Read more...

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Food prices fall; inflation will continue to moderate: Pranab (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Overall food prices declined for the second consecutive week year-on-year, led by a sharp drop in the price of vegetables, especially onions, official data ... Read more...

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Four tonnes of banned fireworks seized in Italy


December 30th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy Friday carried out a pre-New Year's Eve crackdown on illegal fireworks and seized four tonnes of explosives.At least 367 kg of explosives were ... Read more...

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Italy bans New Year fireworks to protect pets


December 29th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Turin, Dec 29 (IANS/AKI) Italy's major cities including Turin, Venice and Bari would ban the use of explosives during the New Year celebrations to protect pets as well as humans.Turin's ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to 0.42 percent


December 29th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Due to sharp decline in the prices of onions, potatoes and vegetables, India's annual food inflation dropped sharply to 0.42 percent for the week ended ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops sharply to 1.81 percent


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 1.81 percent for the week ended Dec 10 as compared to 4.35 percent in the previous week ... Read more...

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Credit offtake to pick up next year: Axis Bank


December 9th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Credit growth will start picking up in 2012, Shikha Sharma, managing director and chief executive officer of Axis Bank, said Friday."Credit growth is directly linked to ... 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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Manufacturing sector growth to slow down further


November 20th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Growth in the manufacturing sector has moderated during April-September compared to the corresponding period of the previous year and is likely to slow down further ... Read more...

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Go slow on sweets, Bips warns on Diwali


October 26th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Dusky beauty Bipasha Basu wants people to stay away from sweets this Diwali -- for their own good."Guys go slow on sweets! If you eat, ... Read more...

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