economic models

Meghalaya to replicate Bhutan’s gross national happiness

February 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 23 (IANS) Meghalaya in India's northeast wants to replicate Bhutan's model of Gross National Happiness as an index of the state's well-being, says Chief Minister Mukul Sangma."We will ... Read more...

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ORF, Fudan University to study rural economies and governance practices

July 31st, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): In a novel initiative, research institutes of India and China have agreed to undertake a two-year joint research project on rural political economies and governance practices in ... Read more...

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Sino-Indian ties never a zero-sum game, critical to meet common challenges: Krishna

April 6th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghBeijing, Apr.6 (ANI): Urging the younger generation of Indians and Chinese to draw inspiration from the early years, when both India and China became independent nations, visiting Indian External ... Read more...

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Break away from orthodox economic models: South Africa minister

March 25th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 25 (IANS) Countries like China, Malaysia and Japan have come out of recession by following unorthodox methods which South Africa needs to emulate besides breaking away from classical economic ... Read more...

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India’s will grow in uneven manner, says US strategic think tank

January 22nd, 2010 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Calling India a "a country of endless unrealised potential," a strategic think tank has suggested that in the 2010s it "will grow, but in a ... Read more...

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Brazil aiming to end deforestation in Amazon

December 4th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have said that the government of Brazil is aiming to end deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon and reduce carbon emissions in the country.According ... Read more...

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World has less than 5 years to stop uncontrollable climate change

October 19th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 19 (ANI): The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has warned that the world has less than five years to get carbon emissions under control or runaway climate change will become inevitable.Scientists ... Read more...

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Kremlin economic aide warns crisis could deepen

September 18th, 2009 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (RIA Novosti) A Kremlin economic adviser warned Thursday that the financial crisis in Russia and abroad may deteriorate further, despite recent signs of a recovery. The country's GDP (gross domestic ... Read more...

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Ban on betting would boost ailing US economy: Critic

September 24th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The US government should outlaw betting to help soothe a fragile economy, shaken by the worst credit and financial crisis in decades, according to a Illinois University professor.John ... Read more...

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Ad men eyeing Facebook trendsetters to kick-start new fads

June 19th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 19 (ANI): With social networking websites like Facebook or MySpace becoming a rage in cyberspace, advertisers have got new avenues for targeting consumers, according to US researchers.And if ... Read more...

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Emotional inflation is as risky as fiscal inflation

April 30th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): As the market stock market soars, investors get carried away with excitement and wishful phantasies, suppressing negative emotions which would otherwise warn them of the high risk ... Read more...

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Nepal mandate for stregthening ties with India: Yami

April 26th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by admin
Patna, April 26 (IANS) The outcome of Nepal's elections was a mandate for stregthening its ties with India, senior Nepalese Maoist leader Hisila Yami said here Saturday. "We the Nepalese have to ... Read more...

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Reducing carbon emissions could help US economy

March 20th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (ANI): An interactive website has claimed that a national policy to cut carbon emissions by as much as 40 percent over the next 20 years in the US, ... Read more...

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Writers strike tops AFIs 2007 Moments of Significance list

December 28th, 2007 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): The Hollywood writers' strike and the deaths of filmmakers Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni have topped the American Film Institute's (AFI) list of "Moments of Significance" for 2007.On ... Read more...

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