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Young India to reap demographic dividends: Economic Survey
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's working people of 15-64 years will increase from 62.9 percent of the population in 2006 to 68.4 percent in 2026, enabling the country to harness demographic dividends, the Economic Survey for 2007-08 said Thursday.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 4:02:14 PM

India's power generation growth slows: Economic Survey
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Electricity production in India grew at just 6.6 percent during April-Dec 2007 compared to 7.5 percent growth recorded during the same period the previous year, the Economic Survey for 2007-08 has reported.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 4:01:46 PM

India's growth pegged at 8.7 percent, amid concerns (Roundup)
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India has grown into a trillion dollar economy with an anticipated growth of 8.7 percent for this fiscal even as poor infrastructure, rupee appreciation, inflation, lower export growth, failing farm growth and US slowdown pose some major challenges, says the official Economic Survey.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:45:18 PM

Rising rupee remains a concern for exports: Economic Survey
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The strengthening of the rupee, which appreciated about 14 percent against the US dollar in the last one year, had adversely affected Indian exports, the Economic Survey for 2007-08 confirmed Thursday.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:34:08 PM

Inflation to stay over 4 percent: Chidambaram (Lead)
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's benchmark inflation rate will remain at over 4 percent for fiscal 2007-08, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said, adding that efforts would continue to bring down prices.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:25:55 PM

Overseas investments close FDI inflow gap: Economic Survey
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India has continued to rise, pegging a growth of over 150 percent in 2006-07, even as investments by Indian companies in overseas firms narrowed the gap over FDI inflows, the Economic Survey for 2007-08 said Thursday.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:19:36 PM

NTPC to borrow $100 million from European bank
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) State-owned power generator NTPC Ltd said Thursday it will borrow 68.56 million euro ($100 million or Rs.4 billion) from multilateral financial institution Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) to meet its capital expenses.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:18:54 PM

Land acquisition for SEZ a concern: Economic Surve
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Acquisition of land for developing special economic zones (SEZ) continues to be a cause of concern, said the Economic Survey for 2007-08.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 2:38:56 PM

Key energy segments losing steam: Economic Survey
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's energy sector lost momentum in key areas like electricity generation, crude oil production and refining during April-Dec 2007, the Economy Survey for 2007-08 said Thursday.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 2:16:12 PM

India's healthcare indicators remain dismal: Economic Survey
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Healthcare in India still lags behind countries like Sri Lanka, China and even Bangladesh on several key parameters despite some improvement in the sector, the Economic Survey for 2007-08 said Thursday.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 2:13:44 PM

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