economic management

Gakari asks party functionaries, allies to exercise restraint


June 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Amid signs of uneasiness in the party over Janata Dal-United's divergent stand in the presidential polls and remarks of its leaders on NDA's prime ... Read more...

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India shall overcome, Krishna tells US business (Lead)Indian


June 13th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) As India and the US begin their strategic dialogue, India has insisted it will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum even as a top ... Read more...

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Food prices rise on costlier oil: World Bank


April 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Global food prices rose by eight percent in the first three months of 2012 due to higher oil prices, adverse weather and strong demand in Asia, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s economy is faltering: Daily


December 21st, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan's economy is faltering, a Pakistani daily said Wednesday, suggesting should be a vision to pull the country out of "this sinkhole".The annual report of ... Read more...

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Modi to showcase Gujarat in China


October 30th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi may not be welcome in the US, but China is ready to roll out the red carpet for him ... Read more...

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UPA penalizing non-Congress states: Jayalalithaa


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday hit out at the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government accusing it of penalizing non-Congress-ruled states and said people ... Read more...

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Poll gives Obama low marks for handling of economy


April 8th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS/EFE) A majority of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's handling of the economy and the budget deficit, according to a poll released Thursday by the ... Read more...

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Obama’s ratings rise but still struggling to sell economic policies, find new polls


February 10th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10(ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval rating has improved a bit in comparison to that a month ago, but he is struggling to gain support for some of his ... Read more...

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Pakistan economy collapsing


January 31st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.31 (ANI): Pakistan is not only wrestling with a problem of law and order, but struggling to get its collapsing economy back on rails.The country's commercial capital, Karachi, which accounts ... Read more...

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Government has ability to control price rise: Pranab


January 13th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Fundamentals of the Indian economy are strong and the government has the ability to address the immediate concerns of price rise, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Resilient economy reflected country’s economic management: Mukherjee


January 10th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the resilience shown by the Indian economy during the global crisis reflects a maturing of the economic management of ... Read more...

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Egypt minister appointed World Bank Managing Director


September 26th, 2010 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian Investment Minister Mahmoud Mohieldin resigned from the government to become Managing Director of the World Bank, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak accepted ... Read more...

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Pak’s economic management of flood relief has gone haywire, facing criticism


August 11th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 11 (ANI): The Pakistan Government's economic management has gone haywire in damage and reconstruction need assessment and is facing severe criticism on the political front for failing to reach out ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host first World Ports and Trade Summit


July 27th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 26 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) Monday announced plans to host the inaugural World Ports and Trade Summit in 2011 to discuss issues facing the ports and ... Read more...

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Only members will decide when to expand BRIC: PM


June 29th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitOnboard Air India One, June 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said expansion of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) membership was a matter that the group would ... Read more...

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Chinese vice premier calls for further expansion of Sino-Indian trade ties


March 27th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): Hailing the rapidly growing Sino-Indian trade ties, visiting Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu has urged New Delhi to further expand economic relations between the two countries.Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

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Scrap minority quota report, redefine minorities: Rajnath


January 4th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) Demanding scrapping of the Ranganath Mishra Commission report on reservation for minorities, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Monday said there was an "urgent need ... Read more...

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Figures on black money abroad are bogus: PM


April 11th, 2009 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday described as "bogus" the figures Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani has furnished of black money Indians have allegedly stashed ... Read more...

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Roberto Zagha World Bank’s new country director for India


January 23rd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The World Bank has appointed Roberto Zagha as the new country director for India, it was announced Friday."Zagha arrived here Friday for a one-week visit, where he ... Read more...

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Civil societies ask Pak govt to reduce defence expenditure


September 29th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sept 29 (ANI): Various civil society organisations in Pakistan have demanded of the federal government to cut down expenditures on defence and armaments and utilise the saved money for ... Read more...

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A bicycle rally in protest against hike in fuel prices


June 8th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
Patna , June 8 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took out a bicycle rally in Bihar on Sunday in protest of the hike in petrol and diesel prices.The protesters, shouting ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh says concerns of textile industry will be addressed


March 18th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today assured the countrys textile industry that his government would address all its legitimate concerns to generate more employment. Addressing the Golden ... Read more...

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India and China sign 11 documents for enhancement of bilateral cooperation


January 14th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by admin
By Ashok Dixit Beijing, Jan.14 (ANI): India and China today inked eleven documents that covered five Memoranda of Understanding, which were approved by the Indian Cabinet before Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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India and China sign 11 documents for enhancement of bilateral cooperation


January 14th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
By Ashok DixitBeijing, Jan.14 (ANI): India and China today inked eleven documents that covered five Memoranda of Understanding, which were approved by the Indian Cabinet before Prime MInister Dr. Manmohan Singh embarked ... Read more...

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