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Jul 18, 2017
Manufacturing sector jobs lowest paid at Rs 211.7/hour, attracting talents to be a major issue: ReportManufacturing typically is a labour intensive sector. However, owing to automation and technological disruption, availability of relevant skills and capabilities will be the key focus, going forward
Jul 14, 2017
WPI inflation falls sharply to 0.90% in June, food prices easeThe WPI figure is at the lowest level in at least eight months -- since the availability of data for the new 2011-12 base year series
Jul 13, 2017
June inflation slowest in more than five years, builds pressure on RBI to cut ratesFalling food prices present a worry for the government because of the hit on millions of farm households.
Jul 12, 2017
June retail inflation at new low of 1.54%, food items dip"The number of 1.54 percent is historically low and reflects the firm and ongoing consolidation of macro economic stability," Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian told reporters.
Jul 12, 2017
Low manufacturing output pulls down May IIP growth to 1.7%Industrial output growth slumped to 1.7 percent in May from 8 percent a year-ago due to poor performance of mining and manufacturing
Jul 03, 2017
Manufacturing PMI falls to 4-month low in June on weak demand, GST concernsThe Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to a four-month low of 50.9 in June, from 51.6 in May, signalling a subdued improvement in the manufacturing sector.
Jun 26, 2017
South Sudan censors press by blanking out articles, restricts reporters in civil warAs South Sudan's civil war creates widespread allegations of sexual and ethnic violence, the government is clamping down on the news media, journalists charge.
Jun 23, 2017
Social Progress Index: India's quality of life improves, but scores low on communication, environmentAffordable housing in India is now accessible to 67 percent of the population as opposed to 42 percent in 2014
Jun 21, 2017
GST from 1 July: Courier companies say e-way bills defeat the spirit of tax reformExpress Industry Council of India chief operating officer Vijay Kumar said all the benefits of the GST will be lost because of e-way bills, and the country risks slipping back on the global logistics performance index
Jun 17, 2017
Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 bn, wielding online might in brick-and-mortar worldThe deal represents a dramatic turn in strategy for Amazon, which has offered food delivery through its Fresh service for a decade but has not made a major dent in the $700 billion grocery market