economic downturn

Actors can’t earn millions right now, says Pitt


September 12th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt says Hollywood doesn't have the cash to splash on its big stars at the moment due to the global financial crisis.When ... Read more...

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With hope tested, Obama seeks more time for change


September 7th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bill Clinton was a tough act to follow. But President Barack Obama made a compelling case for his re-election with a forceful speech framing the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lack of cohesion in politics holds up growth: PM


August 31st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday blamed "lack of cohesion" in domestic politics as one of the reasons why the country was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India-China agree to have 5-year economic cooperation plan


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India and China have agreed to a five-year plan on economic cooperation as well as setting up a joint working group (JWG) to go into ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No progress in eight years of UPA rule: BJP (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Charging the Congress-led government with "gross mismanagement of the economy", the BJP Sunday said India has witnessed no progress in eight years of UPA's ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet on economic downturn (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Organising its act against Congress-led central government, the Bharatiya Janata Party Saturday organised a meeting of its chief ministers and state leaders to asses ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP chief ministers meet, discuss economy


August 18th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministers and key party leaders from all states Saturday met here to discuss economic situation in the country.The meeting, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP to hold meeting to review economy


August 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief ministers and key leaders from all states will be meeting in Delhi Saturday to review the economic situation in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Economic downturn making British women opt for abortions


August 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Many British women are avoiding giving birth and resorting to abortions as they have turned quite concerned over the prevailing financial condition.A survey of General Practitioners ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China’s power consumption slows down


August 14th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) China's power consumption growth slowed further in July, as the country's factory activity and industrial output posted weaker growth amid the economic downturn, authorities said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Survey shows wealth equals health in Canada


August 14th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Aug 14 (IANS) Does wealth equal health? It seems so in Canada, according to the results of a public opinion survey. Only 39 percent of those earning less than ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Man-made emissions will worse air pollution


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 2 (IANS) Most of the global population will be exposed to degraded air quality in 2050 if man-made emissions continue as usual, according to a newstudy.The average world ... Read more...

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Usha Martin Q1 net profit down 86.5 percent


July 31st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Usha Martin, a leading wire rope and specialty steel manufacturer, Tuesday reported a 86.48 percent decline in its consolidated net profit to Rs.3.47 crore during the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Spanish economy contracts


July 31st, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 31 (IANS) The Spanish economy contracted 0.4 percent in the second quarter of the year, the Spanish National Statistical Institute (INE) reported.The main cause of this economic downturn ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

EU spends millions on office in Barbados


July 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Amid a global economic downturn and financial crunch being faced by some of its members, the European Union (EU) has spent millions of pounds of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Korea’s corporate direct financing drops


July 24th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 24 (IANS) South Korean companies' direct financing through issuing stocks and bonds dropped 10.2 percent in the first half of this year due to Europe's fiscal crisis and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata Steel to pursue growth in Asia and Africa


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Tata Steel is turning to Asia and Africa for growth as its European operation would stay stressed from an steep decline in demand following the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India pitches for ASEAN pact in services, investments


July 11th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Seeking to accelerate economic ties with the region, India Wednesday made a strong pitch for an early conclusion of a free trade agreement in services ... Read more...

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Brazil optimistic on crossing $15 bn trade target with India


June 14th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Amid global economic downturn and India's persistent slowdown in economic growth, Brazil is optimistic that its bilateral trade with India would surpass the target of $15 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China home appliance industry loses steam


June 11th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) China's home appliance sales growth nearly came to a halt in May, stoking concerns about an economic downturn, a media report said Monday.Sales last month totalled ... Read more...

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US business jet industry hit hard by downturn


May 31st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) The US business jet manufacturing industry was hit severely by the global economic downturn, said a report released by the US International Trade Commission (USITC).The report, ... Read more...

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Britain spent 50 million pounds on sleeping pills


May 11th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The recession in Britain has made people more anxious and led to a rise in sleeping problems. The country last year spent 50 million pounds on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Massive Indian investments create jobs in US


April 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 US states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in America, creating thousands of jobs, revealed a survey.The 2012 India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Huge Indian investments create jobs in US: Survey


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 American states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in the US, creating thousands of jobs, according to the 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

POSCO’s operating profit drops in Q1


April 20th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 20 (IANS) South Korea's top steelmaker Posco said Friday that its operating profit dropped in the first quarter due to weak demand and high feedstock costs.Consolidated operating profit, ... Read more...

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South Korea’s economic growth to slow in 2012: ADB


April 13th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 13 (IANS) South Korea's economic growth was expected to slow to 3.4 percent this year as economic downturn in advanced nations may hamper the country's exports, which account ... Read more...

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China’s economy to grow 8.2 percent in 2012: WB (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) China's economy is expected to expand at 8.2 percent in 2012 and 8.6 percent in 2013 as domestic demand will continue to boost the world's second-largest ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rajasthan’s single window law facilitates investment: Minister


March 28th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Industries Minister Rajendra Pareek Wednesday said the state government's single window act had facilitated investment in the state, which had emerged as one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global garment factories leaving China


March 28th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Global fashion brands are shifting their manufacturing bases from China to cheaper countries due to high production cost, experts said.President of China National Textile and Apparel ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM warns of economic troubles, seeks broad consensus


March 20th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) In the backdrop of the global economic crisis in recent years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday warned of "pitfalls" if India did not rise ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four US banks fail Fed stress test


March 14th, 2012 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) The US Federal Reserve said Tuesday that four major US banks have failed to pass its latest round of stress test.Citigroup, SunTrust, Ally Financial and MetLife ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British parents too tired for kids’ bedtime stories


March 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Stressed from ­the struggle to make ends meet, British parents feel too tired to read out stories to their children these days and up to a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Radisson Blue Resort to target Russian, South African tourists


March 8th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) With the number of European tourists going down owing to the economic downturn there, beach resort property Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay is now looking tapping ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Korea faces consumer price instability


March 6th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 6 (IANS) South Korean economy is facing consumer price instability amid higher oil prices, the finance ministry said Tuesday."Our economy saw employment maintain its recovery trend, and major ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Recession beats dieting, gym in slimming people


March 4th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) What hours of exercising, visits to the gym or dieting could not accomplish - helping people shed unwanted pounds - has been pulled off by recession. ... Read more...

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