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Recession being dubbed ‘Mancession’ as it hits men more than women


July 7th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 7 (ANI): The global recession has hit men harder than women, so much so that some have even dubbed it the 'Mancession', according to statistics.Figures have revealed that women ... Read more...

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We will invest heavily in India ties: Obama adviser


June 30th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 30 (IANS) President Barack Obama's top economic adviser says the United States would continue to invest heavily in its ties with India, seen as one of Washington's ... Read more...

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Working Group for sanitation and leather workers constituted


June 29th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 29(ANI): In consultation with the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry, the Labour and Employment Ministry has constituted a Working Group to look into the issues concerning the sanitation and ... Read more...

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Spending cuts to push unemployment to three million in Britain


June 10th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 10 (IANS) The British government's spending cuts are projected to result in 500,000 public sector job cuts between now and 2015 and the unemployment level expected to touch ... Read more...

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Carly Fiorina Edges Ahead In Race For California Senate


June 9th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri For Carly Fiorina it would be a shift from the chair of the CEO in a corporate MNC to a walk in the corridors of power.The lady who ... Read more...

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Goldman Sachs Emails Highlight Importance Of Transparency, Says White House Economic Adviser


April 26th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Apr 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. emails that have been released recently highlight the importance of regulation of the financial market, according to the economic ... Read more...

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Major emitters meet to narrow climate differences after Copenhagen


April 20th, 2010 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (DPA) Climate representatives of the world's biggest polluters held their first meeting Monday since a disappointing Copenhagen summit failed to reach agreement on a new treaty. The 17-nation Major Economies ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UN names panel to finance climate change technology


March 5th, 2010 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 5 (DPA) A United Nations 19-member, high-level advisory group tasked with raising funds to help developing countries counter climate change with modern technology, was announced Thursday. The climate change ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

White House adviser says U.S. unemployment rate is stable


February 17th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- One of President Obama's economic advisers on Wednesday said the U.S. unemployment rate looks stable, while White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs defended the stimulus bill on ... Read more...

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‘Indian $1 bn credit costly’


February 14th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 14 (IANS) The one billion-dollar credit line India pledged to Bangladesh last month will be "costlier" than what Bangladesh gets from elsewhere, a newspaper Sunday claimed. It also said ... Read more...

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Chief economic adviser expects 7.8 percent GDP growth


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) India's chief economic adviser Kaushik Basu expects a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 7.5-7.8 percent this fiscal. "Looking at the remarkable recovery of GDP in the last quarters, ... Read more...

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Low growth blamed on systemic inefficiencies


January 4th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A senior financial advisor to the government Monday said the economy could grow at 10 percent in the next few years if systemic inefficiencies were removed ... Read more...

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Number of poor in the country increases by 10 percent: Report


December 11th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI):The committee headed by Prime Minister's Economic Adviser Suresh Tendulkar revealed that the poor in country has increased by 10 per cent.According to the Tendulkar Committee report Bihar ... Read more...

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Industry to grow 7.5-8 percent this fiscal: Rangarajan


October 12th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India's industrial recovery is well on track and the manufacturing output would expand by 7.5-8 percent this fiscal, a key economic adviser of the government said here ... Read more...

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Kremlin economic aide warns crisis could deepen


September 18th, 2009 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (RIA Novosti) A Kremlin economic adviser warned Thursday that the financial crisis in Russia and abroad may deteriorate further, despite recent signs of a recovery. The country's GDP (gross domestic ... Read more...

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Unexpected inheritances hasten early retirement, shows study


August 14th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): A study led by University of Illinois researchers has shown that unexpected inheritances hasten early retirement.The researchers say that their research lends new credence to a widely ... Read more...

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Unexpected windfall can hasten retirement


August 14th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Older workers who get cash out of the blue are more likely to choose early retirement, according to new research. Jeffrey R. Brown and Scott Weisbenner from the University ... Read more...

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PM’s Economic Advisory Council reconstituted


August 11th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.11 (ANI): The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (EAC) was reconstituted on Tuesday with Dr. C. Rangarajan named as its Chairman.Other members of the Council are Dr. Saumitra ... Read more...

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Timothy Geithner Speaks On National Unemployment Rate As Recession Blues Hits U.S.


August 3rd, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
In the midst of speculations regarding the 'unemployment rate', the U.S. Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner has reportedly said that the unemployment rate may not peak until the latter half of 2010 even ... Read more...

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Obama’s chief economic adviser sleeps during official meeting yet again


May 28th, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
New York, May 28 (ANI): It seems that U.S. President Barack Obama's chief economic adviser Larry Summers just can't stay awake, for he once again fell asleep during an official meeting.Summers ... Read more...

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Thumbnail sketches of India’s new cabinet ministers


May 27th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Following are the thumbnail sketches of the 33 ministers in Manmohan Singh's cabinet: Manmohan Singh, Prime MinisterAge: 76 yearsAcademic qualifications: First class honours in economics from ... Read more...

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Obama to create ‘Cyber Czar’ to protect computer networks in US


May 26th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that US President Barrack Obama is planning to create a "cyber czar," a senior White House official who will have broad authority to develop strategy to ... Read more...

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India needs more stimulus measures: Ahluwalia


April 7th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) India should have more fiscal stimulus measures to help the economy weather the global slowdown, Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia said here Tuesday. "We should have ... Read more...

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Russia to call for new reserve currency at G20


March 31st, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 30 (RIA Novosti) Russia will insist at the upcoming G20 summit in London that discussions are initiated into the possibility of creating a new world reserve currency, a Kremlin ... Read more...

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Obama’s economic czar wants US to lead economic recovery


March 14th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 14 (IANS) President Barack Obama's top economic adviser wants the United States to lead a global effort to improve regulatory standards as the world grapples with its worst ... Read more...

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No recovery until 2010, eurozone ministers warn


March 10th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 10 (DPA) The European economy is in much worse shape than previously anticipated and will not recover from recession before 2010, eurozone finance ministers have warned. However, European governments will resist ... Read more...

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Sarkozy advisor mocks Brown on failed attempt to eat a French dish


March 4th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Mar 4 (ANI): Francois Perol, French President Nicolas Sarkozy''s Chief Economic Adviser, poked fun at British Prime Minister Gordon Brown''s failed attempts to eat Savoyard Fondue, a French cheese dish ... Read more...

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US Senate approves release of $350 bn of bailout package


January 16th, 2009 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (Xinhua) The US Senate Thursday approved to release the remaining $350 billion of the $700 billion financial bailout package, clearing the way for a new infusion of cash for ... Read more...

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Clinton bids emotional farewell to Senate colleagues


January 15th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.15 (ANI): Soon-to-be Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton bid an emotional farewell to her Senate colleagues Wednesday night, saying that serving in the Senate has been the greatest experience ... Read more...

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Further rate cuts possible, says PM’s economic adviser


December 23rd, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) A senior member of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Tuesday said there was more room for rate cuts by the end of this financial year.Maintaining that the ... Read more...

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Job losses will continue, says chief economic adviser


December 23rd, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Job losses in India will continue into the next year due to the global slowdown, but it will be at "minimum" levels, a top government economist said ... Read more...

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World Bank strategy for India can improve support for infrastructure and poor States


December 13th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.13 (ANI): The World Bank Group is preparing to help India to speed up its infrastructure development projects and provide support to its seven poorest States in offering better living ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India to get 14 bn dollars from WB for infrastructure projects, MDG


December 12th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): India will get 14 billion dollars from the World Bank over the next three years to facilitate infrastructure development projects and to achieve the Millennium Development ... Read more...

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Pak also probing Mumbai attacks, Zardari tells Negroponte


December 12th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.12 (ANI): Pakistan is carrying out its own investigation into last months terrorist attacks in Mumbai, President Asif Ali Zardari said on Thursday. The government is undertaking its own investigation ... Read more...

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Obama vows to slash spending to revive US economy (Lead)


November 26th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) US President-elect Barack Obama has promised to strip the federal budget of all unnecessary spending to help offset large outlays expected for his planned stimulus package to jolt ... Read more...

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