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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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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, 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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Fitch downgrades India’s rating to ‘negative’


June 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) Credit rating agency Fitch Ratings Monday revised downward India's outlook to "negative" from "stable" owing to corruption and inadequate reforms.It, however, affirmed the country's long term ... 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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Consumer price inflation rises to 9.47 percent


April 18th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Inflation based on consumer prices rose to 9.47 percent in March as compared to 8.83 percent in the previous month, led by 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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India discontinues weekly inflation data (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Indian government has discontinued releasing weekly inflation data in a bid to curb the speculative movement in prices of essential commodities, an official statement ... Read more...

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India discontinues weekly inflation data


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) India has discontinued releasing weekly inflation data in a bid to curb speculative movement in prices of essential commodities, official statement said Thursday.Consequent upon the ... 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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India to grow faster in 2012-13: Kaushik Basu


January 31st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian economy would grow a little over 7 percent this fiscal ending March 31, and it would turn around in 2012-13, the government's Chief ... Read more...

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Inflation falls to two-year low in December (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate fell to a two-year low of 7.47 percent in December, offering relief to policy-makers ahead of crucial state elections.The inflation, ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to six-year low, relief for consumer (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) There was year-end relief for the common man as India's annual food inflation dropped to a near six-year low of 0.42 percent for the ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to 0.42 percent; WPI may fall to 6 percent: Pranab (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped to a near six-year low of 0.42 percent for the week ended Dec 17 due to a sharp decline ... Read more...

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Food inflation to dip from December-end: Economic advisor


November 4th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Conceding that the current high inflation is "very painful", the government's Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Friday said the double-digit food inflation will show a steady ... Read more...

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Cranberry juice better at fighting bugs


October 30th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Cranberry juice is far better than its extract in fighting a bio-film, formed by a resistant layer of bugs that spur infection, new research says.The study ... 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, industrial output data flawed: RBI governor


July 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The data on industrial output and inflation is flawed as it does not reflect the correct picture and could "potentially mislead policy calculations", Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rises to 8.31 per cent


March 14th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): The inflation has risen to 8.31 percent for the month ended February from 8.23 per cent in the previous month.The rise is due to higher milk, ... Read more...

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Priority to more foodgrain production to curb inflation: Pranab


March 1st, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, March 1(IANS) Pointing to the existence of a supply-demand gap in foodgrain which is causing prices of essentials to soar, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said he has given ... Read more...

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Researchers find new way to repair damaged heart


December 10th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) researchers have demonstrated a new way that could be used to deliver stem cells to targeted areas of the body to repair diseased or ... Read more...

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Economic advisor sees silver lining in new WPI


September 17th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government's Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Friday saw a silver lining in the new benchmark Wholesale Price Index (WPI). He pointed out that the new WPI, though ... Read more...

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India’s new inflation basket has ice-cream and microwave ovens (Lead)


September 14th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ice-cream, microwave ovens, mineral water and dish antenna are among 241 new items in the basket of commodities making up the official wholesale price index, reflecting ... Read more...

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No room for complacency on inflation: Mukherjee


September 14th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Wholesale price index (WPI) inflation, which declined to 8.51 percent in Aug from 9.78 percent in the previous month, does not offer room for complacency and ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee concerned over inflationary pressure on food items


September 14th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Expressing concern over inflationary pressure on food prices, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Finance Ministry ... Read more...

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Ice-cream, microwave ovens now in India’s inflation basket


September 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ice-cream, microwave ovens, mineral water and dish antenna are among 241 new items in the basket of commodities making up the official wholesale price index in a ... Read more...

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New series of WPI to be based on 2004-05 price


September 13th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government will introduce a new series of wholesale price index (WPI) from Tuesday that will be based on 2004-05 prices. "A representative commodity basket comprising 676 ... 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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Sinha debunks Mukherjee’s high growth, high inflation theory


August 5th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha Thursday questioned the government's stance on rising prices and said inflation need not rule high due to fast-paced growth as was ... Read more...

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