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Mamata blames centre, forward trading for price rise


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday blamed the union government's policy of allowing forward trading in agricultural commodities as one of the reasons behind ... Read more...

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Britain’s manufacturing growth slows in April


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Britain's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for manufacturing sector declined to 50.5 in April from 51.9 in the previous month.Although the April PMI figure was below that ... Read more...

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Corporate America seeks a bold India budget


March 14th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Presenting corporate America's wish list for the Indian budget, a leading US-India trade association wants India to press forward with bold economic reforms to make it ... 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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Indian exporters urged to diversify into new markets


September 21st, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian exporters should try to diversify into new markets as another economic crisis is looming large in the US and Europe, an official said Wednesday."Start looking ... Read more...

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Trying to rein in food inflation: Pranab


July 17th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Holding low production of foodgrain responsible for rising prices, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the central government is trying to rein in the ... Read more...

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Raise grain output, invest in research, says PM


July 16th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India needs to increase its foodgrain production, improve crop yields by increasing spending on research and improving quality of education in agricultural universities if ... Read more...

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Montek hopes headline inflation will decline by September


June 10th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday hoped that the headline inflation would decline to reasonable levels by September with better macro management and an ... Read more...

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Inflation remains major short-term challenge, says Pranab


May 21st, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Inflation remains a major short-term challenge despite a series of monetary and fiscal measures taken to curb it, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday."Our major ... Read more...

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Volatile crude prices a challenge for inflation-hit India: Pranab


May 5th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, May 5 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said that recent volatility in global prices of crude and food items was a challenge for India, which was already ... Read more...

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Highlights of monetary policy unveiled by India’s central bank


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Following are the highlights of the monetary policy for this fiscal unveiled by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao Tuesday:-- Repo rate ... Read more...

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Sharp rise in food prices cause of concern: Mukherjee


February 25th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that a sharp price in food price inflation has been a major cause of concern of economy during 2010-11.Presenting ... Read more...

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Thousands protest high food prices and corruption in India


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people took to the streets of New Delhi on Wednesday to protest against rising food prices, rampant corruption and unemployment.Demonstrators, mostly trade unionists, marched through ... Read more...

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Inflation eases in January, remains a concern, says Mukherjee


February 14th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation based on wholesale prices eased marginally to 8.23 percent in January, staying well above the comfort zone, but the government hoped it will ... Read more...

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Wholesale price inflation eases to 8.23 percent


February 14th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation based on wholesale prices eased marginally to 8.23 percent in January as against 8.43 percent in the previous month, according to official data released ... Read more...

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Waive octroi, local taxes to curb inflation: PM


February 4th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said rising prices presented a strong case for waiving octroi and other local taxes as inflation was posing a "serious threat" ... 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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Industry worried over further interest rate hikes


January 25th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Leading industry associations were concerned about more rate hikes by India's central bank following its increase of 25 basis points in short-term interest rates Tuesday, and said ... Read more...

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RBI ups inflation projection to 7 percent, positive on growth


January 25th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) With food prices continuing to rule high, the Reserve Bank of India Tuesday revised its current fiscal year-end projections for inflation, raising it to 7 percent from the ... Read more...

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India’s Reserve Bank hikes key rates to tame inflation (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) In a bid to tame prices that has seen annual food inflation soar to double digits, India's central bank Tuesday hiked its short-term lending and borrowing rates by ... Read more...

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Pakistan in deep economic mess, says Pakistani daily


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The economic policies being pursued by Pakistan are "neither sound nor equitable", a leading Pakistani daily said, adding that this "is evident from the deep economic mess the ... Read more...

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Inflation will come down by December end: Montek Singh Ahluwalia


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Tuesday said the wholesale price inflation will come down by the end of December 2010.Ahluwalia, who is also a ... Read more...

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Paranormal Activity 2 Collects Millions Again


October 26th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Paranormal Activity, which created a craze among the audience in 2007, was a big hit this year. Now, after 3 years, the sequel of the movie ... Read more...

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India’s annual food inflation falls to 15.53 percent


October 21st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell to 15.53 percent for the week ended Oct 9 from 16.37 percent in the previous week on improved supplies of food ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 8.62 percent in September


October 15th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The wholesale price inflation rose to 8.62 percent in September from 8.51 percent in the previous month, increasing pressure on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ... Read more...

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Weekly food inflation may come down by 1 percent: Basu


September 13th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The government's chief economic advisor, Kaushik Basu, expects the weekly food inflation data due on Thursday would show a drop of one percent. Food inflation was 11.47 percent for ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises again to 10.86 percent


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Food inflation in India rose to 10.86 percent for the week ended Aug 21 from 10.05 percent a week earlier, snapping a two-week decline, official data released ... Read more...

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Hasina government image dips over prices, graft


August 29th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) The popularity of the Bangladesh government led by Sheikh Hasina has taken a beating over price rise, power shortage and perceptions of graft, a survey conducted on ... Read more...

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Food inflation down for second straight week to 10.05 percent


August 26th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India's food inflation eased to 10.05 percent for the week ended Aug 14 from 10.35 percent a week earlier, official data released Thursday showed. The government's decision to ... Read more...

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Concern over inflation overblown, says chief statistician


August 19th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) India's headline inflation will dip further in coming months and will be at manageable level by the year end, the country's chief statistician, T.C.A. Anant, said here Thursday. ... Read more...

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Food inflation eases a tad to 10.35 percent


August 19th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's food inflation eased to 10.35 percent for the week ended Aug 7 from 11.4 percent a week earlier, official data released Thursday showed. The easing in prices ... Read more...

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Food inflation back to double digits at 11.4 percent


August 12th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) After dipping for two straight weeks, India's food inflation rose again to double digits at 11.4 percent for the week ended July 31, as prices of cereals, ... Read more...

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Britannia planning greenfield projects


August 9th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) Britannia Industries is planning one or two greenfield projects, Chairman Nusli Wadia said here Monday. "We are looking at one or two greenfield projects in the coming days," Wadia ... Read more...

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Food inflation eases further to 9.53 percent


August 5th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation came down to 9.53 percent for the second straight week ending July 24 from 9.67 percent a week earlier, official data released ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to single digits at 9.67 percent


July 29th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) For the first time this year, India's annual food inflation eased to single digits at 9.67 percent for the week ended July 17, from 12.47 percent a ... Read more...

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