January 23, 2017

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  • Gujarat improves on it’s own record with VGGS 2017

    Gandhinagar , Jan 12 (PTI) Gujarat government today said that 25,578 memorandum of understanding (MoUs) were inked during the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, but refrained to give the amount of investment they will generate. The state government broke the tradition of last seven editions of biennial summits of announcing the amount of investment that the…

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  • Retail Inflation at a 3 year low

    New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) Retail inflation eased further to nearly 3-year low of 3.41 per cent in December, reflecting weak demand as consumers grappled with cash crunch following demonetisation. The decline in retail inflation has been mainly on account of falling prices of vegetables and pulses. This is the lowest level at least since…

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  • Factory output grows at 5.7% vs -3.4% last november

    New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) Belying expectations of a slowdown due to demonetisation, industrial production in November grew by 5.7 per cent compared to a contraction of 3.4 per cent in the same month a year ago. Factory output measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) got a push in November 2016 due…

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  • Amazon stops sale of Tricolour doormats after Sushma Swaraj steps in

    WASHINGTON: After strong protest by India over Amazon selling doormats depicting Indian flag, the e-retail giant today removed the offensive article from its Canadian website. A spokesman for Amazon based at its headquarters in Seattle told The Washington Post that the doormat was no longer for sale on its website. Taking strong exception to Amazon…

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  • Sex ratio in Haryana crosses 900

    New Delhi, Jan 11 (PTI) The number of girls per 1000 boys has crossed the 900 mark in Haryana, a remarkable achievement for the state known for its skewed sex ratio, this was informed by state Health Minister Anil Vij today. Vij said government is also making efforts to deploy one doctor per 1,000 persons…

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  • Indian Railways come up with exciting features in coaches

    10 Jan, New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu led Indian Railways has come up with a new prototype of luxury modular chair cars that will change the way you travel short distances. An upgraded version of the current Shatabdi and Gatimaan Express, the new general and executive class car coaches have been given a plush…

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