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Labourers decline work as aid flows in flood-hit Pakistan

December 1st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Labourers are shying away from taking on work in flood-hit areas of Pakistan due to the deluge of free aid, said a media report that pointed out when ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

World Bank stresses transparency, accountability in Pak flood aid utilisation

September 10th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 10 (ANI): The World Bank's Vice President for South Asia, Isabel Guerrero, has stressed on the importance of transparency and accountability in aid utilisation by Pakistan in reassuring donors that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Spanish aid to Cuba doubles in two years

October 16th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Oct 16 (EFE) Spanish aid to Cuba has climbed from 17 million euros ($25.36 million) in 2007 to 34 million euros ($50.7 million) this year, an official said. These figures are to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global economy set to shrink, India loses half a million jobs

March 9th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 9 (IANS) With over half a million jobs lost in India alone in recent months, the World Bank predicts the global economy and global trade would both shrink ... Read more...

Posted in World |