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    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that inflation in India has not breached the inflation target ‘so badly’ even as the country reels from surging prices. Recent data from the National Statistical Office (NSO) shows that the headline CPI surged to a 17-month high of 6.95% from 6.07% in February. More recently, wholesale price inflation came in at a four-month high of 14.55% in March, thereby completing one year in double-digit territory.

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    The unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and highly skilled workers will be paid VDA at Rs 11 per day in addition to the minimum wages fixed by the Labour and ESI Department, said a statement by Labour Commissioner. The DA for the half-year beginning April 1 is effected on the basis of the average Consumer Price Index for industrial workers as on December 31, 2021, it added.

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    The death toll has climbed to 5,23,843 with 40 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases accounted for 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the ministry said.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-18 11:32:23 )