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ADB urges Asian countries to undertake more reforms


May 4th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 4 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Friday urged Asian countries to undertake more reforms to support the region's long-term growth.In his speech at the formal opening of ... Read more...

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Putin flexes muscles, signals plan to reclaim Russian presidency


April 21st, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Apr. 21 (ANI): Heaping praise on his achievements as Prime Minister and previously as president, Vladimir Putin has said Russia must be strong to fend off foreign threats. This is being ... Read more...

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China wary of India’s Look-East diplomacy (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) India must take into count China's reaction if it attempts to use its 'Look East Policy' to try encircle Beijing, a Chinese commentator asked testily in the ... Read more...

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India’s ‘Look East Policy’ targets China, says commentator


October 28th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) India must take into count China's reaction if it attempts to use its 'Look East Policy' to try encircle Beijing, a Chinese commentator said in People's Daily ... Read more...

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India’s ‘Look East’ policy has strategic goals (Comment)


October 26th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Mahendra Ved Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's three-nation visit to Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam marks a reassertion of India's resolve to pursue its "Look East Policy" to achieve its strategic, geo-political and ... Read more...

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EU needs grand social pact to emerge from recession: Spain


January 21st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg (France), Jan 21 (IANS/EFE) The European Union needs a "grand social pact" between business and labour to ensure recovery from the recession, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has said ... Read more...

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Zardari wants to take Nawaz along to US to convince it to remove Musharraf


July 17th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): After the recent missives from PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif that he might walk out of the ruling federal alliance, PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari is learnt to ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize-winning economist Leonid Hurwicz dies


June 27th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, June 26 (DPA) US economist Leonid Hurwicz, who won the Nobel Prize for his work on the decision-making process behind economic transactions, has died at the age of 90. Hurwicz, ... Read more...

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IIM Lucknow to set up climate change centre


April 4th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) A centre for climate change dedicated to providing information to industries will come up at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) here. IIM-Lucknow director Devi Singh said Thursday ... Read more...

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Small industries hold key to industrial progress: Ahluwalia


March 22nd, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Deputy chairman of the Planning Commission of India Montek Singh Ahluwalia has said small and medium enterprises (SME) hold the key to the country's industrial progress. "They are ... Read more...

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