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`8 p.c. growth difficult'
NEW DELHI, JULY 12. The Union Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, today admitted that 8 per cent economic growth would be difficult this fiscal on the back of high 8.2 per cent attained in 2003-04. "It is difficult to achieve 8 per cent growth ...

Balancing the budget - the expenditure cushion
CHENNAI, JULY 12.In the thick of the debate over the budget figures — whether the revenue projections are realistic and if the allocations to various ministries/departments are higher or lower when compared to last year — there seems ...

Guessing game for mutual funds
CHENNAI, JULY 12.The budget proposals on transaction tax and the alleged discrimination of mutual funds have been among the focal points of criticism from the share market. The Finance Minister has promised to revisit the turnover tax rates ...

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  • KVB goes live with RTGS
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