The annual rate of inflation remained steady at 2.3% last month as lower fuel and flight costs helped offset rises in food and alcohol prices.
Non-food inflation inched up to 2.3 percent, with costs for health care, housing, transportation and communication all rising, suggesting stronger demand from an increasingly wealthy and rapidly ageing population.
The growth rate, nearly on par with market expectations, quickened from an increase of 0.8 percent in February.
Clothing and footwear price tags were also on the rise, climbing by 2% over the period in contrast to a 1% jump previous year.
RBI expected headline CPI inflation to undershoot the target of 5% for Q4 of 2016-17 in view of the sub-4 per cent readings for January and February.
The number of people out of work fell by 45,000 to 1.56 million in the three months to February, compares to the September to November 2016 period, while the number of people in employment rose by 39,000 to 31.84 million during the corresponding period.
Danske Bank economist Conor Lambe said: "Despite these relatively small falls, the data still shows that there is considerable inflationary pressure further up the supply chain, so consumer price inflation is expected to remain elevated for some time yet".
Rajya Sabha passes GST bills
He said the harsh provisions related to the recovery of tax should not be implemented during the transition phase of the GST. He said the GSTN has been designed in such a manner that it can not be audited by CAG and RTI too does not apply to it.
With the Bank of England predicting inflation will hit close to 3 percent by the end of the year, real earnings are about to turn negative for most workers.
Beijing has said it wants to reorient the economy away from relying on debt-fuelled investment and towards a consumer-driven model, but the transition has proven challenging, leading to the slower growth readings in recent years.
"It is worth remembering that CPI in the USA is only just creeping up despite wages increasing in response to a stronger labour market".
This puts the jobless rate at 4.7%, unchanged from the prior month and in line with estimates, while the employment rate was steady at 74.6%, which is the joint highest since records began. "While house prices and rental costs rose over the year, the rates of increase continued to slow markedly".
Sheng Guoqing, a bureau analyst, said price increases in non-food sectors were overshadowed by price drops in food, resulting in the mild inflation in March.
That means that real wage growth stood at zero, once the effect of inflation was taken into account.
Gregory concludes: 'Given the uncertainty around the Brexit negotiations and the fact that there has been little sign of building domestic cost pressures, we continue to think that the MPC will hold off until the middle of next year before raising rates'.
Each child will be allowed to find three eggs and can then redeem them at the registration table for various prizes. Join Hodges Community Center as they host their 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, 2017.
He hit 7-iron to 3 feet on the par-3 16th, saved par from the trees on No. 17 and made a 15-foot par putt on the 18th. I'm very happy with going bogey-free today, that was probably the most positive thing".
The Devils scratched C Jacob Josefson (upper body), RW Devante Smith-Pelly (lower body), D Jon Merrill, and D Dalton Prout. Lee quickly shuffled the puck to his backhand and put it through Kincaid's legs at 5:44 for his 29th of the season.
Last year, Clinton and the US Democratic Party were hit by a series of leaks and disclosures. "As a person, I'm ok. Oh, I don't know, maybe you were dropped by immaculate conception?" I think there's something to be said for that.
Still, there were reports that Gotch had a problem with speaking out , and "Gotch's mouth sometimes gets people mad at him". All that was said was that Gotch was gone as of April 5, 2017 , and they wished him the best "in all his future endeavors".
Kieron Pollard was dismissed for 27 (17 balls; 3x4; 1x6) in the penultimate over by Stokes for the bowler's first IPL wicket. Steve Smith heaped praise for leggi Imran Tahir , who took three wickets to restrict Mumbai to 184 for 8.
A USA missile attack on a Syrian airbase Thursday night escalated tensions between the US and Russian Federation . Iran has provided crucial military and economic assistance to Assad throughout Syria's six-year civil war .
Manchester United's evergreen striker believes he is football's answer to the fictional character who reverses the ageing process. But Ibrahimovic added: "It was an important three points, especially after games when we haven't got what we wanted".
Europe and Asia will be the next two to host a World Cup , which means they won't be able to bid for the next tournaments. Trump has also signed an executive order barring travelers from six Muslim-majority nations from entering the U.S.
How the hell did Daniel Cormier lose 1.2 pounds in 2 minutes??!? "The difference is I am going to stand up to him". Cormier has yet to win over skeptics that claim he's still the division's paper champion until he defeats Jones.
In 2016 Apple analysts estimated that the Cupertino, California-based technology giant shipped more than 11 million smartwatches. It has, however, been diversifying in the last few years and some of these efforts have been paying off.
Police track leads in search for Wisconsin gun theft suspect
The newly-released photos of Jakubowski were taken on the evening of Tuesday, April 4th at the Armageddon Gun Shop in Janesville. Police on Sunday also released a social media video that they said depicts Jakubowski's sending a package to Trump.
Philippines quake sparks mass evacuation and tsunami fears
Office workers in the capital of Manila , about 68 miles away, were seen rushing out of buildings after feeling the tremors. Photo taken by Ryan Panganiban Valle, shows the damaged wall of a building at the Camp Netanya Resort in Mabini, Batangas .
Jay Z Pulls Catalog From Spotify
Spotify didn't say if Jay Z's decision was based on friction between Tidal and other streaming music services. Last year, his 2001 album " The Blueprint " was also removed from all streaming services other than Tidal.
KC police ID 2nd body found by missing woman's relatives
Jessica Runions, 21, was last seen in September 2016 and her SUV was found burned along Blue River Road in south Kansas City. She also alleged Yust told her that he had killed her three cats and would kill her family if she reported him to the cops.
Mel B Files Restraining Order Against Ex, Claiming He Beat and
However, speaking to TMZ's photographers on Monday, Belafonte denied all the claims, saying, "I'm shocked at those allegations". In the statement, Mel claims that Stephen punched her with his fist because she was set to do an X-Factor segment with Usher.