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India's industrial output up 8.4 percent in November

A labourer pulls an underground cable at a construction site of a commercial complex in Mumbai January 20, 2011. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's industrial output grew 8.4 percent in November from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.

Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast 4.4 percent growth in output compared with a downwardly revised 2.0 percent year-on-year increase in October.

(Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Editing by Malini Menon)