Within the food items, the inflation fell for vegetables to 26.97%, sugar and confectionery 2.85%, cereals and products 2.33% and fruits 6.24%.
"Inflation's now been above target for 12 straight months".
Sterling rose 0.5% against the dollar to 1.39 USA dollars following the news.
But last week the Bank of England said it's likely to raise interest rates sooner and by more than it thought only three months ago because Britain's slow-moving economy is getting a boost from the global recovery.
"After rising strongly since the middle of 2016, food price inflation now appears to be slowing".
Clothing prices helped to prop up the inflation figure despite having fallen 3.7% month on month, which marked a weaker drop compared to the 4.3% fall during the same period a year earlier.
Inflation rose by more than expected in January, according to a keenly awaited report released Wednesday.
"If this is the case, some tightening of monetary policy looks increasingly appropriate", he adds.
"The finance part of the story as reflected by bank credit growth to manufacturing or debt issuances from non-finance companies does not support the idea that there has been a major turnaround in investment in infra or manufacturing", he said. Housing inflation was recorded at 8.33 per cent in January as against 8.25 per cent a month ago and "fuel and light" inflation rate moderated to 7.73 per cent in January from 7.90 per cent a month ago, CSO data showed.
The construction of the CPI combines economic theory, sampling and other statistical techniques using data from other surveys to produce a weighted measure of average price changes in the Nigerian economy.
"This is a disaster for households, many of which are about to be clobbered with inflation-busting increases for bills such as council tax".
ONS senior statistician James Tucker said: "Headline inflation was unchanged with petrol prices rising by less than this time a year ago".
"In terms of the policy outlook, we think the BoE should wait until the sterling collapse effects have fully left the system before being able to assess the domestic demand impact on the headline inflation figures". "Overall, we expect CPI inflation to dip in February-March 2018, before rising in Q1 2018-19", Nayar said.
Excluding automobiles, gasoline, building materials and food services, retail sales were unchanged last month after dropping 0.2 percent in December.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his budget speech, announced a slew of rural and healthcare policies that are likely to increase inflationary pressure, thereby making it hard for the RBI to tinker with the interest rates. "Both seem unlikely to us", they continued.
Russia's Ministry of Emergency Situations confirmed that the plane crashed on Sunday a few minutes after taking off. The plane crashed about 50 miles east of Moscow , Russia shortly after taking off from Moscow Domodedovo Airport.
He made his move to Manchester United and had a good career at various clubs. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends". News was confirmed late on Friday night of the sad passing of former Ireland global Liam Miller , at the age of 36.
A team like the Cubs will be gunning to win it all this year, and they'll count on Darvish to help win some big games. The Dodgers are among the large-market teams endeavoring to keep their payrolls under the luxury-tax threshold.
The Sinai borders Israel and the Gaza Strip and has always been a bastion for Islamic insurgent groups tied to al-Qaida. Members of the armed forces are barred by law from expressing political opinions in Egypt.
Pakistan's former foreign minister, Hina Rabbani Khar, tweeted, "There' s no one who can match her bravery and courage". She braved death threats, beatings and imprisonment to win landmark human rights cases while standing up to dictators.
Pence trip began in Japan , stopped in Seoul , and culminated with his visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony. Later, he skipped a formal dinner at which he was due to share a table with North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam.
Report suggests that Reply app could be used only those who use third party-keyboard other and not Google's Gboard. The app is now only being offered to Android users as part of a test, which select people have been invited to.
They are just one point above the bottom three and have kept just two clean sheets in the last 17 matches. I can remember many of them, some of the best ones in the country and Benitez is another example.
Asif told the news outlet that as many as 70,000 people are crossing the border a day, terming it a "free for all". The drone fired two missiles at a house, reportedly belonging to the militants linked to the Haqqani Network.
Allen Kenitzer, of the Federal Aviation Authority's Office of Communications, said the aircraft sustained "substantial damage". KLAS reports "rugged, windy conditions have made it impossible to get four trauma victims out" per the Hualapai Police Chief.
The district is held by Republican Patrick Meehan, who is retiring after reports that he settled a sexual harassment allegation. The map includes a district in the Philadelphia suburbs that has been described as resembling Goofy kicking Donald Duck.
Top overall seed in preliminary NCAA bracketing
Michigan State is ranked as the No. 11 overall seed, behind Clemson (No. 9) and Texas Tech (No. 10). Virginia would be the No. 1 overall seed, despite its overtime loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday.
Why you should totally wait to buy Apple's new HomePod
If you want to do the same on the HomePod, you'll need to use the AirPlay feature streamed from another Apple device. Also, Apple sometime later this year to enable a stereo sound effect when two HomePods are connected wirelessly.
Hong Kong bus overturns, killing at least 19 people
Saturday's crash appears to be the worst since a double-decker bus fell off an elevated roadway in 2003, killing 21 people. Ten of the injured people remain in critical condition, including one who sustained a head wound and a broken neck.
National Pizza Day 2018: Fun Facts and Deals
This West Coast pizza chain is giving away one free personal pizza per person when you buy a Pepsi fountain drink. Here's everything you need to know to make sure you get a slice of the action - at a fraction of the price.