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New Delhi, Dec 12 () Following are the top business stories at 1827 hours: DEL79 BIZ-INFLATION-RETAIL Retail inflation shoots up to over 3-year high of 5.54 pc in Nov New Delhi: Retail inflation rose significantly to over three-year high of 5.54 per cent in November, mainly on account of higher food prices.

DEL78 BIZ-INDUSTRY-OUTPUT-DECLINE Industrial production declines by 3.8 pc in October New Delhi: Industrial production shrank by 3.8 per cent in October, mainly due to poor performance by power, mining and manufacturing sectors, according to official data released on Thursday.

DCM27 BIZ-TRAI-FLOOR PRICE Looking at telecom industry demand to fix floor price: Trai New Delhi: Telecom sector regulator Trai on Thursday dropped broad hints that it may be open to the idea of setting a minimum tariff for calls and data to ensure viability of the sector.


DEL70 BIZ-LD-STOCKS Sensex rises 169 points as banking, metal stocks advance Mumbai: Market benchmark Sensex on Thursday rose by 169 points on the back of gains in banking and metal stocks amid positive global trends after the US Federal Reserve signalled no change in interest rates throughout next year.

DEL65 RS-BSNL-SALARIES Paying salaries to BSNL employees govt's priority: Dhotre New Delhi: The government's priority is to pay the outstanding salaries of BSNL employees and contract workers once the condition of the debt-laden firm improves, Union minister Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

DEL81 BIZ-LD RUPEE Rupee pares early gains to settle marginally up at 70.83 vs US dollar Mumbai: The rupee pared most of its early gains and settled marginally up at 70.83 against the US currency on Thursday due to forex outflows amid growth concerns and uncertainty over the imposition of higher US tariffs on Chinese goods. Advertisement

DCM14 RSQ-CYBERSECURITY 3.13 lakh cyber security incidents reported till October this year New Delhi: More than 3.13 lakh cyber security incidents were reported in India this year up to October, Parliament was informed on Thursday.




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