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Russia world’s most educated country: Report


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has topped a list of the world's most educated countries, according to a new report that analysed education systems all over the globe.According to ... Read more...

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Togolese women begin sex-strike for regime change


August 27th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A group of Togolese women have commenced a week-long sex strike in an unusual attempt to oust the west African nation's president and end decades of ... Read more...

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Russia brings in Foreign Accounts Information Law


July 31st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian citizens, failing to inform the tax agencies about their foreign banking accounts, can now be penalised with President Vladimir Putin Monday signing a law ... Read more...

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Russia leads world in illegal migration


June 29th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has the world's largest number of illegal migrants, accounting for almost seven percent of the country's working population, according to a report by the ... Read more...

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Governments need to regain citizens’ trust: OECD chief


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 22 (IANS) The biggest challenge for governments today is to regain the trust of their citizens in the wake of the global financial crisis, Organisation of Economic Cooperation ... Read more...

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New Zealand apologises to Finland over remark


March 27th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 27 (IANS) The Finnish government has accepted an apology from New Zealand Prime Minister John Key over derogatory comments made about Finland by a senior New Zealand ... Read more...

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BRICS academics to flesh out agenda for summit


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Academics and experts from the five emerging economies -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- will meet here for a three-day discussion starting ... Read more...

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India is first non-OECD country to join tax convention


February 24th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India has signed a multilateral convention on mutual administrative assistance in tax matters to become the first non-OECD and non-Council of Europe country to become ... Read more...

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India signs international tax agreement


January 27th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 27 (IANS) India has become the 32nd signatory for the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said ... Read more...

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India’s myopic politicians derail reforms (Comment)


December 10th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
India is passing through a dystopian nightmare. The scene is as gloomy as it can possibly be. High inflation, low investment, falling growth rate and a widening gap between the ... Read more...

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Britain to return to recession in 2012


November 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Britain will return to recession next year, and will need to print more money, says a report by an international economic research group.The Paris-based Organisation for ... Read more...

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Global forum asks G20 to protect consumers


October 13th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A global consumer interest protection forum has asked finance ministers of the G20 to come up with tighter norms to protect buyers of financial services ... Read more...

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Finland owes innovative bent to research spending


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Oct 2 (IANS) If Finland stands out on the global innovation map, it is thanks to the money spent on research and development, which stands at nearly $7 billion ... Read more...

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Government getting information on black money: Khurshid


September 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Through bilateral treaties, the Indian government has received crucial information on black money from Switzerland and other tax havens and would take action to ... Read more...

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Britain at significant risk of recession: Think tank


September 9th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) The British economy is at "significant risk" of sliding back towards recession, a Paris-based think tank has said.The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said ... Read more...

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Britain is Europe’s top destination for migrant settlers


July 13th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) More immigrants settle permanently in Britain than in any other European country, a study has said.Nearly 397,900 foreign nationals decided to live in Britain in 2009, ... Read more...

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Growth momentum will continue: Pranab


July 6th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Despite the recent slowdown, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said he was hopeful that the country will achieve its growth target of over 8.5 percent ... Read more...

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Tax havens under pressure to share black money secrets: OECD official


June 15th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Global bodies are putting "enormous pressure" on tax havens like Switzerland and Luxembourg, including threat of sanctions, to change opaque laws and share information that ... Read more...

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India to lead global economic growth: OECD


June 13th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) India is poised to register strong economic growth in 2011 that will offset the impact of slowdown in some developed economies, Secretary General of ... Read more...

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India asks tax havens to share past banking information


June 13th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The world community should pressurise tax heavens to share past banking information, as information shared from a prospective date won't serve the desired purpose, ... Read more...

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Illegal funds stashed by foreigners in India to be seized


June 13th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) India will introduce a bill in the monsoon session of parliament that will enable confiscation of illegal money stashed in India by foreigners, Finance ... Read more...

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Pranab to address international meeting on black money, tax reforms


June 12th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will Monday open here a two-day international seminar on black money and tax reforms.The event is being organised by the ... Read more...

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WTO Doha round shouldn’t reopen old issues: India


May 25th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Attempts by developed countries to reopen old issues in the WTO Doha round negotiation would be "counter-productive" and the talks should build on the progress ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Internet blackout cost $90 million


February 4th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- The Egyptian government's blocking of Internet services for five days is likely to have cost the country around $90 million, according to preliminary estimates by the Organisation for ... Read more...

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OECD: More ‘diversified and competitive’ economies would attract investors in Central Asia


January 26th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Economic diversification and increased competitiveness could make Central Asia a new frontier of economic opportunity for global investors, according to a new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ... Read more...

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Black money information can’t be made public: PM


January 19th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday made it clear that information on black money stashed in tax havens abroad can't be made public as it will entail ... Read more...

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Combined computer attacks could have ‘catastrophic’ global effects


January 17th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): A new study has found that coordinated computer attacks could have 'catastrophic' global effects.The report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said that multiple cyber ... Read more...

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Developing nations facing ‘obesity epidemic’


November 11th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A global policy group has called on the governments of developing nations to take comprehensive action to tackle the rising incidence of obesity.According to a new report ... Read more...

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New India-Swiss pact not to recover black money: Pranab


August 31st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Finance MInister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday clarified that the revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement India signed with Switzerland will not help the country in getting back the ... Read more...

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OECD unemployment rate steady at 8.7% in April


June 14th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- The unemployment rate for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) area was steady in April 2010 at 8.7%, unchanged from March, the international economic organization said ... Read more...

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Belgium improves the quality and volume of its aid for poorest countries


June 10th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) – Belgium continues its commitment to improve the quality and volume of its aid for poorest partner countries, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced on Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Black money to top agenda of IT chiefs’ conference


June 3rd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) After getting the accounts details of 50 Indians who have stashed away black money in a German bank, the government is now focusing on expediting ... Read more...

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Conclusion of Doha Round will strengthen recovery: Sharma


May 28th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Paris/New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) India has sought an an early conclusion of the Doha Round of trade talks, saying this will strengthen the global economy which has just recovered from deep ... Read more...

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Food inflation eases to 16.23 percent


May 28th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dipped to 16.23 percent for the week ended May 22 from 16.49 percent in the previous week, official data released Thursday showed.Data on ... Read more...

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Economic recovery picks up steam, but without jobs: OECD


May 26th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 26 (DPA) Industrial nations are emerging more quickly than expected from their worst recession in the post-war period but the upswing is bypassing the labour market, the Organisation for Economic ... Read more...

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