economic condition

Input costs, lack of reforms hit India Inc. business confidence


August 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Most in India Inc. expect stagnancy or decline in their business activities in July-September period due to high cost of borrowings, unfavourable macro-economic condition and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

(VM) Meira Kumar meets party leaders


August 6th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Ahead of the monsoon session of parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday met leaders of different political parties, who informed her they will ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

In a subdued auto market, Asian companies log growth in July (Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as the demand for automobiles remains subdued owing to high interest rates, rising fuel costs and uncertain economic conditions, Asian vehicle makers in general maintained ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Virandavan widows: SC notice to UP, Bengal, Odisha


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to West Bengal, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh on the plight of widows leading a miserable life in the holy ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Donations pour in for Chinese keeping hospitalised wife alive


July 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) A Chinese man who avoided paying medical bills to keep his wife alive has evoked an emotional response among netizens who have donated over 330,000 yuan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

City Union Bank targets 20-30 percent growth


May 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Privately-owned City Union Bank hopes to log a growth of 20-30 percent this fiscal despite the economic outlook not being encouraging while the net interest ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apex court sets up panel on Vrindavan widows


May 9th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday set up a seven-member committee to go into the socio-economic condition of widows living in the holy city of Vrindavan ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BJP concerned about India’s falling forex reserves


May 7th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Monday voiced concern over India's depleting foreign currency reserves, which have declined by $12.8 billion in recent years."Our ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Middle class Muslim women still victims of bias’


April 20th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Muslim women from middle class homes continue to battle discrimination despite efforts by the government and non-profit organisations to empower them, says veteran filmmaker-activist Rama ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ADB sees Indian economy growing at 7 percent


April 11th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India's economic growth is likely to rise marginally to 7 percent this fiscal from 6.9 logged in 2011-12 as global conditions stabilise, the Asian Development ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan working to improve India ties: Gilani


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Pakistan is working to improve its international ties, including those with India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said addressing the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

In Assam, village panchayat bans liquor


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Kinan (Assam), March 23 (IANS) At a time when Assam's excise revenues are shooting up, indicating a huge increase in the sale of liquor all over the state, a gram ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi court lets off bicycle thief on probation


February 26th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday let off a man accused of bicycle theft on probation, considering his socio-economic condition after the accused pleaded guilty and promised ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Congress downplays Khurshid’s remarks


February 11th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) A day after the Election Commission censured Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid for announcing a sub quota for minorities ahead of Uttar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

AMU alumni protest shelving of Bhopal centre


January 15th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 15 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University's Old Boys Association (AMU-OBA) Sunday criticised the Madhya Pradesh government's rejection of a proposal to set up the varsity's regional centre here.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Train to real India: On road to entrepreneurship


January 8th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) One train, 450 youngsters, 15 days, 7,000 km and 13 stops. Overwhelming as the journey sounds, it proved life-changing for those who undertook it, exploring ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Congress to track assets of BJP leaders in Madhya Pradesh


January 5th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 5 (IANS) Congress activists in Madhya Pradesh have been given a new task -- to find out evidence of corruption against leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

70 percent Chinese were happy in 2011


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) As many as 70 percent of Chinese felt happy this year, a survey showed.The survey of Chinese family happiness was carried out through a sample of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

MPs team to visit rural areas to probe agricultural crisis: Pawar


December 19th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A special committee of parliamentarians will visit the rural areas to fathom agricultural distress in the country, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Monday.Replying to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rupee hits new low for third straight session (Roundup)


December 14th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Indian rupee fell to a record low Wednesday at 53.88 to a dollar on increased demand for the US currency from importers and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar to survey non-resident Biharis


December 14th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 14 (IANS) Bihar will begin in March next year its first survey of non-resident Biharis (NRBs), an official said Wednesday.The survey will collect information about their socio-economic condition, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Child rights remain neglected: Khurshid


October 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The country may have achieved significant economic growth and gone through rapid transformation over the years but the issues of child rights and abuse largely ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Freebies important for a welfare government: Jayalalithaa


August 15th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) It is the duty of a welfare government to provide essential items free to the poor and these should not be considered as doles, Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Egypt turns down IMF, World Bank loans


June 26th, 2011 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 26 (IANS) Egypt has declined to take loans from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) presently, following cuts in budget deficit, Xinhua reported."Egypt doesn't need any ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Northeast needs different norms for poverty census: Experts


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 23 (IANS) With India about to embark on a census to determine the number of people living below the poverty line (BPL), a vital input for the success ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thai PM dissolves parliament, sets July 3 for election


May 10th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand will hold a general election on July 3, after the king endorsed a royal decree to dissolve the lower house of parliament, government spokesman Panitan Wattanayagorn announced ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Now, a survey on status of Bihar’s upper castes


May 6th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) In a state divided on caste lines, surveys of Dalits, Other Backward Classes and Muslims have been conducted in the past. But in a first of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UK’s aid to India despite latter having booming economy raises concerns


April 24th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): The fact that Britain, which is struggling to emerge from recession, has been donating money for projects to improve the economic condition of Indian states like Madhya ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tripura villages witness rapid development


April 19th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Apr 19 (ANI): With the continuous efforts put in by the government, the Thakur Para and Madhab Badi villages in Tripura, which till a few years ago were safe havens for ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

14-year-old trafficked Manipur girl rescued in Gurgaon


February 10th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 10 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl from Manipur who was trafficked and about to be sold off in a marriage here was rescued by the Gurgaon police, a statement by a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BJP to undertake statewide march in West bengal


January 29th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it will take out a "rath yarta" (march) in West Bengal from Sunday to highlight the lawlessness, "the politics ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

West Bengal failed to meet social security target, says Buddhadeb


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 2 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has said the state government has failed to achieve its target to include the maximum number of unorganized workers in the social ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Malaysian minister pledges help for ethnic Indians


December 8th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 8 (IANS) Malaysian will initiate a slew of measures, including access to micro-credit facilities and skills training, to improve the economic condition of its 2.1 million ethnic Indians, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hanukkah Is Here


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For all those waiting for the biggest Jewish festival of the year, the time is now to put on your yarmulke and join in the festivities. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Unique identification number launched in northeast India


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 2 (IANS) Aadhaar, a 12-digit identity number to be issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for all Indian residents, was formally launched in the northeastern state ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe