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Amid monsoon worry, interest-free loan for Rajasthan farmers


July 29th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 29 (IANS) As possible monsoon failure looms large, the 26 million farmers in Rajasthan have unexpected help at hand. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced a far-reaching scheme ... Read more...

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Rajasthan launches interest-free loan for farmers


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) In a major decision to push the rural economy, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Kumar Gehlot has decided to provide interest-free loans of up to Rs.1 lakh ... Read more...

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Highlights of 4th BRICS Summit


March 29th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Key outcomes of the Fourth BRICS Summit as reflected in the Delhi Declaration:1) Global governance reforms: BRICS leaders pitch for reform of global governance institutions, ... Read more...

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BRICS sign two currency pacts, to set up joint bank


March 29th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The BRICS grouping of five emerging economic powerhouses - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - Thursday signed two pacts to spur trade ... Read more...

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BRICS to ink currency pacts, to push joint bank


March 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The BRICS grouping of five emerging economic powerhouses - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - Thursday will sign two pacts to promote ... Read more...

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BRICS to explore setting up development bank


March 7th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The BRICS summit of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa March 29 will explore a slew of new ideas, including a development bank and ... Read more...

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Punjab National Bank eyes fresh venture in Nepal: Report


September 29th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Almost two decades after it entered the banking sector in neighbouring Nepal by opening a joint venture bank with 20 percent equity, India's Punjab National Bank ... Read more...

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Failure in rebalancing China’s economy may jeopardize growth: Paul J. Heytens


April 7th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 7 (ANI): A senior Asian Development Banks (ADB) official has said the country's economy carries very little risk of a hard landing, but any failure in implementing the government's agenda ... Read more...

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CIA’s country head leaves Pakistan


December 18th, 2010 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) The country head of American CIA in Pakistan, Jonathan Banks, is believed to have left the country after receiving security threats, Samaa TV reported Saturday. "Banks was ... Read more...

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Pakistan turns down World Bank, ADB loan


October 21st, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan has turned down a $2 billion loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and another $1 billion loan from the World Bank to reconstruct infrastructure destroyed by ... Read more...

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Stage set for world telecom meet in Hyderabad


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) A meeting here, beginning Monday, of global telecom experts will adopt the Hyderabad Action Plan that will set the agenda for development of telecommunication and information and ... Read more...

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Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Brasilia for BRIC summit


April 15th, 2010 - 9:05 am ICT by ANI
Brasilia (Brazil), Apr.15 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Brazil capital Brasilia on Wednesday for a summit of Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) slated for Thursday and Friday.According to The ... Read more...

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Turn words into action, says NGO to G20 leaders


April 3rd, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Although the G20 summit is seen as a "ray of hope" in the global economic gloom, international charity Save the Children Friday said that unless the ... Read more...

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Red Cross braces for funding cuts


October 19th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (DPA) The Red Cross is starting to look at how to cut costs ahead of an expected fall-off in funding in the wake of the global financial crisis, the ... Read more...

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China lays down guidelines for rural financing


October 19th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 19 (Xinhua) The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Sunday laid down guidelines for establishing a modern rural financial system with emphasis on larger credit tailored to rural needs.It ... Read more...

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World needs $30 bn to feed itself evey year: FAO chief


June 26th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Innsbruck (Austria), June 26 (DPA) Up to $30 billion are needed annually to guarantee that the world population will be sufficiently fed up to 2050, the head of the UN food organization ... Read more...

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Nepal market rebounds as Maoists pledge economic revolution


April 20th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) After suffering heavy jitters last week following the stunning victory of the former Maoist guerrillas in the first national election after nine years, Nepal's stock ... Read more...

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