Gagan Shakti 2018 – IAF gets opportunity for war time drills

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Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The Indian Air Force conducted pan India exercise Gagan Shakti-2018 from April 8 to 22, 2018. The aim of the exercise was real time coordination, More »

Gadkari asks officials to complete STP projects soon

Gadkari asks officials to complete STP projects soon

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, who chaired a review meeting of the ongoing Sewage More »

Phone Number of IG (Prohibition) to be available on poles : CM

Phone Number of IG (Prohibition) to be available on poles : CM

Arun Lata Sharma Sitamarhi : Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on April 24, 2018, said that a post IG (Prohibition) has been created recently to monitor liquor smuggling and activities of bootleggers. His More »

15th FC team to visit Assam from Apr 25

15th FC team to visit Assam from Apr 25

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The Fifteenth Finance Commission (FC) of the Government of India is visiting Assam, the gateway to the North East of India from April 25 to More »

3 get life imprisonment for killing sister of Barhara RJD MLA

3 get life imprisonment for killing sister of Barhara RJD MLA

Kumar Rajiv Nayan Ara : An Ara court on April 24, 2018, sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment three persons and also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of  them in More »

Teenage girl raped at Ara, no arrest

Teenage girl raped at Ara, no arrest

Kumar Rajiv Nayan Ara : Modesty of a teenage girl was outraged in Maruti Nagar locality under Ara Town police station in Bhojpur district on April 23, 2018, evening. A named FIR More »

 

WPI for Mar 2018 rises by 0.2%

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New Delhi : The official Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2011-12=100) for the month of March 2018 rose by 0.2 % to 116.0 (provisional) from 115.8 (provisional) for the previous month.

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 2.47% (provisional) for the month of March 2018 (over March, 2017)  compared to 2.48% (provisional) for the previous month and 5.11% during the corresponding month of the previous year. The build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 2.47% compared to a build up rate of 5.11% in the corresponding period of the previous year, according to a PIB release.

The index for ‘Food Articles’ group declined by 0.4 % to 137.2 (provisional) from 137.8 (provisional) for the previous month due to lower price of egg (5%), gram, tea, coffee, poultry chicken and condiments & spices (3% each), rajma (2%) and fish-inland, masur, bajra, fruits & vegetables and beef and buffalo meat (1% each).  However, the price of ragi (3%), jowar and fish-marine (2% each) and peas/chawali, moong, betel leaves, wheat, paddy and pork (1% each) moved up.

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