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  1. Indian consumers cast off old habits in buying spree

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... by 2005. One of the main reasons for the revolution is the growth in disposable income. Consumer spending has grown at an average of 12 per cent over the past decade. The National Council for Applied Economic Research in New Delhi says that by 2006-07, five million households could have an annual income in excess of 215,000 rupees (HK$36,500) and are classified as the very rich. ...

  2. Indian state wants rat on the menu

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Prakash said the rat plan included giving the poor a potential source of income as rat-catchers, and believed he had done the maths to make it work. 'India has about eight rats per person. ...

  3. Private tuition banned under new Indian law

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... that the use of private tutors had increased by up to 45 per cent in the last few years. Many middle-class parents spend a third of their monthly income on tuition for their children. Kapil Sibal, ...

  4. 'Water palaces' in Kashmir shut as health hazard

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... of the 20-year-old militant separatist insurgency in the valley for damaging the tourist industry and his income. 'Tourists are so irregular and infrequent, we don't earn enough to install ...

  5. Cows become less sacred for some Indians

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... their food habits to non-vegetarian and other processed foods. 'Consequently, with rising income levels, domestic meat consumption has the potential to rise further,' it noted. Delhi ...

  6. Love is on the air

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... dinners. He should be willing to support her parents, his horoscope should match hers and his income should be at least 100,000 rupees (HK$16,300) a month. Sen highlighted her wish list for wedded ... The presenters then asked Chaudhuri about his income, religion, plans for children, whether after marriage he would continue living with his parents, and whether he wanted a dowry or minded if his wife ...

  7. Lower-caste champion defiant in all her finery

    Posted Oct 12th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... account with a balance of about US$1 million. 'The properties are worth far in excess of her stated income so we have to find out how she procured these assets,' said P.C. Sharma, who ...

  8. Calcutta in final push to ban rickshaws

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... their rickshaws. They pay a monthly rent to the owners and the remaining pittance of a balance is their income for 12 hours of pulling and running in the insufferable heat and smog. 'I know human ...

  9. Mumbai told to lift its game or fall behind

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... and accelerated progress. Where Shanghai's annual per capita income was US$4,900 last year, Mumbai was far behind at US$1,200. Mr Pandit said Mumbai could catch up but it required urgent attention ...

  10. Census offers fascinating shapshot of daily life

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... in houses with permanent walls and a roof. Only 56 per cent have electricity at home and only 38 per cent have potable water supply. So when these families see their incomes grow, they spend ...




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