A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped nearly one and a half percent Tuesday on worries over the fallout of the devastating earthquake in Japan that has led to three explosions at nuclear reactors and a possible rate hike by the Indian central bank to curb inflationary pressures. The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of [...] Continue reading Sensex plunges over Japan disaster, rate hike worries
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It was a bad week for Indian equities markets with investors choosing to offload stocks as another round of monetary tightening by the country’s central bank loomed and oil prices rose as tensions in the Middle East and Libya continued. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) ended the week at [...] Continue reading Sensex slips under rate hike fears, Middle East tensions
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In past 10 years, serious cases of heart attack have declined by 62 percent in Northern California. Other lighter such cases have decreased by 24 percent. This was revealed in a study that involved more than 46,000 patients.
The decline was due to the countrywide efforts to keep the risks of heart disease down [...] Continue reading Heart Attack rate declined 62%
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday the Indian economy would grow at 8.25 percent in the current fiscal, but this will have little meaning unless there is equitable growth.
“Our medium term target is to return the economy to an annual growth rate of 9 percent. Inclusive growth is the centrepiece of our developmental agenda. Rapid [...] Continue reading Growth without equity is meaningless: Prime Minister