Weibo's Purge of Gay-themed Content Sparks Online Outrage
The move sparked so much public backlash that Sina Weibo reversed its decision Monday, according to a statement posted online. Weibo's censorship of homosexual content rallied netizens behind #IAmGay rally, which garnered 130 million views.
Going ahead, the fuel & power which bags 13.15% of total WPI, declined by 0.1% to 98.0 (provisional) from 98.1 (provisional) for the previous month.
Furthermore, index for "Non-Food Articles" group declined by 0.3 percent to 120.2 (provisional) from 120.6 (provisional) for the previous month due to lower price of guar seed (7%), niger seed (6%), floriculture (5%), raw cotton, cotton seed, skins (raw) and gingelly seed (3% each), copra (coconut) (2%) and linseed, castor seed, raw jute, groundnut seed and rape & mustard seed (1% each). However, the price of petroleum coke and kerosene moved up.
"Unlike the retail inflation which dipped by 16bps in March 2018 over the previous month, the wholesale inflation remained flat".
According to the Commerce Ministry data, the WPI inflation in March 2017 was more than double at 5.11 per cent.
"However, there are some noticeable changes at the disaggregate level".
The CSO data revealed that the consumer food price index (CFPI) stood at 2.81 percent in March compared to 3.26 percent in February 2018. The retail inflation slowed down mainly on account of easing food prices including vegetables.
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