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Thursday, Nov 14, 2019

Percentage point

Oct 18, 2019 06:55
The IMF on Tuesday trimmed India’s growth forecast by 90 basic points to 6.1 per cent. This is second downward revision in seven months and in total 120 basis points reduction. 100 basis points is equal to one percentage point. read more
Oct 06, 2019 23:36
Even as the BJP had been contesting both general elections and assembly polls in Haryana over past four decades, it was a laggard until October 2014, when it won a majority in the state assembly for the first time. read more
Aug 07, 2019 23:55
The reduction will make all loans cheaper; for instance, the rate on home loans will come down to 8.25% from 8.4%. On a \u20B930 lakh loan over a 20-year period, the savings would be Rs 70,000. read more
Jul 28, 2019 04:25
While Delhi was reeling under 85% rain deficiency till July 17, the deficiency has come down to around 30% on July 27. Since June 1, Delhi has received 163mm rain. read more
Jul 03, 2019 15:40
St Stephen’s College on Tuesday revised the cut-off list for Christian Schedule Tribe (CST) students by around 8 to 10 percentage points. read more
Jun 25, 2019 07:34
The BJP won 62 out of the 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the 2019 elections with a vote share of 49.6%. Compared to 2014, this is a decline of nine seats despite an increase of seven percentage points in vote share. read more
Jun 20, 2019 07:17
The EPF interest rate was at a five-year low of 8.55% in the 2017-18 fiscal, and the 8.65% proposal, made in the run-up to the general elections in February, would have benefited the roughly 45 million subscribers to the retirement savings accoun read more
Jun 18, 2019 00:36
Experts attributed the rise in cut-offs in humanities programmes to the growing popularity of the Arts discipline. read more
Jun 07, 2019 10:39
The rupee opened at 69.23 the interbank forex market then gained further ground to touch 69.21 per dollar amid positive opening in domestic equities. read more
May 28, 2019 09:44
Macron’s Republic on the Move party finished second behind the far-right National Rally of his arch-rival Marine Le Pen, but the two parties ended up with less than 1.0 percentage point separating them. read more
May 24, 2019 00:48
TMC’s Abhishek Banerjee (Diamond Harbour seat) and Mimi Chakraborty (Jadavpur) leading by a comfortable victory margin too. read more
May 20, 2019 07:23
The voter turnout on Sunday was 42.14% compared to 50.69% on May 12, when Delhi went to vote across all seven seats. read more
May 18, 2019 04:29
The overall pass percentage this year is 57.39%, up by six points as compared to last year’s, when 51.15% students had made the cut. read more
May 15, 2019 06:46
Heart disease and stroke accounted for 19.25% of all deaths in 2017, which is a 1.6 percentage points increase over reported deaths in 2016. Infectious and parasitic diseases caused 14.78% of all deaths; followed by respiratory ailments, which led to... read more
May 14, 2019 04:34
The highest turnout, 63.45%, was registered in the North East Delhi LS seat, which largely has unauthorised colonies and slums and small pockets of middle-class neighbourhoods. read more