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12th Plan growth projection lowered to 8.2 percent


September 14th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Planning Commission has lowered its estimate of annual average economic growth rate for the 12th Plan period (2012-13 to 2017-18) to 8.2 percent, from ... Read more...

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‘Education, skill development top priority of 12th Plan’


August 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Education and skill development would be the "overriding priority" of the 12th Five Year Plan even as India's current slow economic growth rate might affect total ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing sector growth slows


August 1st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing sector expanded at its slowest pace in eight months, China Daily reported Wednesday.The purchasing managers index (PMI) for the sector eased to 50.1 percent ... Read more...

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CWC to meet Monday to bolster party’s fortunes


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The ruling Congress' apex decision making body, the CWC, will meet Monday to deliberate challenges before it, as the UPA government led by it ... Read more...

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Argentina’s economic growth slows down


May 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 19 (IANS) Argentina's economic growth rate slowed down significantly in the first quarter of 2012, compared on a yearly basis, according to a report published by the ... Read more...

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Government confident of returning to 9 percent growth (Roundup)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government Monday expressed confidence that the country would return to a high economic growth rate of eight to nine percent, unveiling a blueprint ... Read more...

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China’s economy to grow by 8.5 percent


February 24th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) China's economy will grow by 8.5 percent in 2012, a think-tank has said.It faces a significant downward pressure this year due to complicated situations, said Li ... Read more...

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World Bank lowers global economic growth rate


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The World Bank Tuesday lowered its global economic growth rate forecast to 2.5 percent in 2012 from its previous estimate of 3.6 percent, amid risks triggered ... Read more...

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World Bank sharply lowers global economic growth rate (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The World Bank Tuesday sharply lowered its global economic growth rate forecast to 2.5 percent in 2012 from its previous estimate of 3.6 percent, amid risks ... Read more...

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No hiring contraction in 2012-13: Naukri.com


January 12th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India's largest online job search portal Naukri.com does not foresee any contraction in hiring sentiment in the coming fiscal. But headcount could rise if the ... Read more...

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US economic growth revised down to 1.8 percent


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) US economic growth rate was revised down to 1.8 percent in the third quarter of this year, the commerce department said Thursday.The department attributed the slowdown ... Read more...

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S&P; downgrades Hungary credit rating to junk


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Standard & Poor's, one of the top three global ratings agencies, announced Wednesday that it had cut Hungary's sovereign credit rating to "junk" status, saying it ... Read more...

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Brazil predicts higher economic growth for 2012


December 21st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 21 (IANS) Brazilian central bank president Alexandre Tombini said Tuesday the country's inflation rate will be lower and economic growth higher in 2012 than this year.In ... Read more...

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Central bank warns stagnation of Austrian economy


December 10th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Dec 10 (IANS) Global financial crisis would cause stagnation of Austrian economy, said the country's central bank Austrian National bank (OeNB) Friday.According to OeNB, Austrian economic growth rate in ... Read more...

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US economy to strengthen in near term: Federal Reserve


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The near-term projection for the pace of growth of the US economy was revised up due to the recent positive data on consumer spending and business ... Read more...

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Australia signals lower economic growth rate


November 6th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 6 (IANS) Australia Sunday signalled its mid-year budget review will reveal a lower-than-estimated growth rate for its economy. Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan and Federal Finance Minister Penny Wong ... Read more...

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3 summits in a month: Manmohan set for intense global diplomacy


October 31st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Taming the international financial crisis, evolving an East Asia architecture and infusing new energy into South Asian integration -- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has ... Read more...

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Chouhan to hold roadshow in China to woo investors


September 11th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 11 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan would hold a roadshow in Shanghai, China to woo investors during his nine-day tour to the world's fastest growing ... Read more...

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Indian economy to grow 8.1 percent in 2011: UNCTAD


September 6th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) India's economic growth rate is likely to climb down to 8.1 percent in 2011 from 8.6 percent in the previous year due to slowdown in ... Read more...

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China’s GDP growth sees moderate slowdown (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) China's economic growth rate is decelerating, and officials and analysts believe the moderation is healthy. Gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 9.5 percent year-on-year in the ... Read more...

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Bengal aims for 14 percent growth rate: Minister


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra Saturday said the state government was aiming at an economic growth rate of 14 percent this fiscal."We are aiming ... Read more...

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India targets manufacturing growth 3 percent above GDP


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Under the proposed National Manufacturing Policy, India would target the sector's growth at 2-3 percent higher than the country's average economic growth rate, Planning Commission ... Read more...

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Don’t worry, India’s growth story robust, Pranab to tell US


June 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Amid apprehensions of a slowdown in the economy and a spate of scams that has dented India's global image, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee heads ... Read more...

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`Pakistan cabinet has never exclusively reviewed terror war’


May 12th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Pakistan's federal cabinet has met 70 times in the last three years but has never "exclusively" reviewed its post 9/11 policy on war against terror, ... Read more...

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Industry needs credit to boost growth: Anand Sharma


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Echoing the opinion of several industry experts on the hike in interest rates by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said ... Read more...

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President Patil underlines need for development of North-East


March 10th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kohima, Mar 10 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said the accelerated development of the North-Eastern region, which has contributed much to the richness of the nation, is fundamental for the ... Read more...

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China aspires to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 2015


March 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 5 (ANI): China aims to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 16 percent in the five years to 2015, according to Premier Wen Jiabao.Speaking at the opening of ... Read more...

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China will set 7% annual growth from 2011 to 2015: Jiabao


February 27th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.27 (ANI): The Chinese government plans to set its annual Gross Domestic Product target at seven percent for the period of 2011-2015, to raise the quality of growth and to improve ... Read more...

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India has to address governance, ethical deficits: Chidambaram


January 1st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) India has to address three major deficits - governance, regulatory and ethical- if the country has to progress, the economy continue to log nine percent growth and ... Read more...

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State universities need more funds: Ansari


December 21st, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Monday said that higher education cannot improve in India unless state universities are able to obtain more funds, create new infrastructure and enrich ... Read more...

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Economy set to grow nine percent in 2011-12: Manmohan Singh


November 12th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said India will revert to its pre-crisis economic growth rate of nine per cent in the next fiscal.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Foreign investors eyeing India to avoid West’s economic doldrums


October 14th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 14(ANI): Economists and policy makers reckon that the economic doldrums in the United States, along with much of Europe and Japan, could benefit emerging nations like India.According to the ... Read more...

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Indian economy to grow at 9 % in 2011-12, says Pranab Mukherjee


September 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep.16 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here on Thursday that the country is likely to witness an economic growth rate of nine percent in 2011-12, while it would ... Read more...

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Brazil hopes to power rise on Olympics, World Cup projects


August 25th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 25 (IANS) Brazil, the world's eighth largest economy with a GDP of $1.5 trillion, is gearing up to host the football World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics ... Read more...

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China’s economy to grow over nine percent in 2010


July 31st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): China's chief financial regulator has said the country's gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to expand to over nine percent.Xinhua quoted Yi Gang, the head of the ... Read more...

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