Indian inflation rises to 0.31 pc

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New Delhi, Apr 2: India's headline inflation saw a slight rise to 0.31 per cent for the week ended Mar 21 as prices of certain food items such as tea, ur, aerated water and imported edible oil went up.

It had fall to a historic low of 0.27 per cent for the week ended Mar 14. Measured by movement in Wholesale Price Index (WPI) was 7.8 per cent in the corresponding period a year ago.

The data released by the government states that the price of blended tea went up by 48 per cent, while packaged tea and aerated water became expensive by 22 and 10 per cent respectively.

While non-food items like cement, rubber, plastic, products and PVC fittings became expensive, soft drinks, oil cake, bajra condiments and spices became dearer.

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