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Agriculture loan waiver: 6,823 ineligible beneficiaries detected

Posted on : Jul 11, 2014

A performance audit of the scheme done by the CAG showed various errors of inclusion and exclusion at the beneficiary level.

90% village households don’t have refrigerators

Posted on : Jul 11, 2014

Nearly half the households in villages had a television, but only less than 10 per cent owned a refrigerator in 2011-12.

May IIP growth at 4.7% versus 3.4% in April; manufacturing growth at 4.8%

Posted on : Jul 11, 2014

The RBI - which considers both inflation indicators to make monetary policy decisions - has raised policy rates three times since September.

Onion output estimated to rise 15% to 19.3 million tonnes in 2013-14

Posted on : Jul 11, 2014

Balyan also added that as per trends of last few years retail onion prices tend to be lower during the rabi season and rises from June onwards.

Budget impact: Duty on telecom products to push telcos’ annual spend by Rs 3000-6000 cr

Posted on : Jul 11, 2014

Telecom operators are yet to see 'achhe din'.Their annual expenses will shoot up by atleast Rs 3,000 crore (USD 500 million), and may go up to Rs 6,000 crore, starting this fiscal year, with the finance minister Arun Jaitley proposing to impose a ...