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Government trying to protect Indian economy from global mess: PM


September 7th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Indian economy is passing through a difficult time but the government is trying to protect it from the global economic mess, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams Mamata for inviting Obama


September 1st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Lashing out at the US for instigating India against communist China, CPI-M politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday took pot shots at West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Lower EMIs for consumer durables, Chidambaram tells PSBs (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday called for increased consumer spending as a booster shot to the sagging economy and asked bankers to lower EMIs ... Read more...

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Problems will be resolved once investment is revived: FM


August 18th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said most of the country's economic problems will be solved once investment is revived."Reviving investments is a key challenge ... Read more...

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India’s July exports dip 14 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 14 (IANS) India's July exports declined 14.8 percent, according to data released here Tuesday.Exports stood at $22.4 billion compared to July 2011 when they were $26.3 billion. ... Read more...

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Government to modify policies to meet investors’ expectations


August 6th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Monday the government will fine-tune economic policies to meet investor and other stakeholders' expectations."Our policies have to be modified ... Read more...

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Cyprus takes over EU presidency


July 1st, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cyprus is assuming the European Union's rotating presidency for the first time Sunday, amid concerns about the country's ability to cope with its own economic ... Read more...

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Migrant squatters double in London


June 10th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Squatting in London's most affluent neighbourhoods has doubled in a year thanks to an influx of migrants fleeing economic problems in their home countries, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Small activist groups feel ignored amid Ramdev-Hazare hoopla


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Small activist groups who were also demonstrating at Jantar Mantar for an unemployment allowance, Sunday blamed the media for not covering them and giving ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney tied in presidential race: Poll


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Americans are split between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney less than six months before the presidential poll in November, according to ... Read more...

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Sarkozy, Hollande square off in fierce TV debate


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 3 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist challenger Francois Hollande went through a fierce verbal battle in a prime-time televised debate that lasted for almost three hours ... Read more...

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‘Bheema Theeradhalli’ - far from true biopic (Kannada Movie Review)


April 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bheema Theeradhalli"; Cast: Vijay, Praneetha, Prajwal Poovaiah, Sharath Lohithashwa, Suchayeendra Prasad, Sreenivasa Murthy, Uncle Lokanath; Screenplay-Direction: Om Prakash Rao; Producer-Cameraman: Anaji Nagaraj; Dialogues: M.S. Ramesh; Music: Abhiman Roy; Rating: ... Read more...

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Government indecision effecting economy: BJP


February 29th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Hitting out at the government for the country's economic problems, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it would raise the issue of the ... Read more...

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Socialism can’t resolve all ills: Fidel Castro (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Fidel Castro says he now realises it was a mistake to think that socialism can resolve all economic problems.Castro made the candid admission during the release ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro releases two-volume memoir


February 5th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban President Fidel Castro presented a two-volume memoir at a public ceremony in Havana, where he referred to the mistake of believing that with socialism ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola plans to invest $1 bn in Mexico in 2012


January 30th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest $1 billion in its operations in Mexico this year as part of a $5 billion long-term investment plan, CEO Muhtar ... Read more...

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Maharashtra seeks corporate help to tackle malnutrition


December 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) For the first time, the Maharashtra government has solicited the help of corporate houses, students and voluntary organizations to help tackle the serious problems of malnutrition ... Read more...

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Food security bill not sustainable: ADB official


December 20th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The food security bill, that seeks to legally entitle majority of India's population to cheaper foodgrains, is not sustainable as it would put further ... Read more...

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Maoists can be countered by redressing socio-economic problems: Expert


December 13th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Terming the Maoist movement in the country as "a socio-economic problem", a former top cop Tuesday said the menace can be better tackled by addressing the ... Read more...

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Europe’s largest emerald mine reopens in Urals


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Production has resumed at Europe's largest emerald deposit in Russia's Sverdlovsk region in the Ural mountains following an idle period of several years.The Ural Mountains, ... Read more...

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Europeans too slow in tackling crisis: Brazil


November 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 9 (IANS) European countries are too slow in helping solve the global economic crisis, said Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega.He criticised the European countries for letting ... Read more...

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Muslims facing problems in Britain: Iranian student leader


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Muslim students in British university campuses suffer from many problems because of issues associated with "Islamophobia", an Iranian woman student leader has said.Alaa' al-Samarrai, vice president ... Read more...

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Berlusconi wins confidence vote


October 14th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a confidence vote Friday, the 51st since he took office in 2008.Berlusconi's supporters won the vote in the lower ... Read more...

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Olga Segura, Hector Jimenez shine in `White Knight’


August 17th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Olga Segura and Hector Jimenez are proud of their work in "White Knight", a comedy in which two Mexicans manage to change the mentality of ... Read more...

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Our politics is broken: Obama


August 16th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Embattled US President Barack Obama embarked on a three-day Midwestern bus tour to "connect with ordinary Americans", slamming the partisan politics of the country ... Read more...

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Text of PM’S Independence Day Speech


August 15th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort here Monday:My dear countrymen, ... Read more...

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Americans give thumbs down to Washington


August 11th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Barely one in four Americans feels confident that the Obama government can fix America's economic problems with a large majority agreeing that the policymaking process ... Read more...

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US always will be a triple-A country: Obama


August 9th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Even as the US markets took their worst hit since the 2008 financial crisis in reaction to the US losing its top notch AAA credit ... Read more...

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Honoured by Magsaysay Award: Nileema Mishra


July 27th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), July 27 (IANS) Social activist Nileema Mishra, who was Wednesday cited for the Magsaysay Award, said she was "happy and honoured" and hoped it will inspire others working ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to Mumbai terror victims in London


July 19th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Tributes were paid to the victims of the terror attacks in Mumbai at a meeting of the Indo-British Parliamentary Group and the Indo-European Business Forum ... Read more...

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Thailand places 25 provinces under close watch before general election


June 29th, 2011 - 7:32 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand's National Police Bureau on Tuesday put 25 provinces nationwide under close watch before the general election on July 3.Thai News Agency MCOT reported that commandos have been ... Read more...

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China won’t be next superpower: Kissinger


June 21st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) China will not dominate the current century, says former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.The US will continue to maintain its position in the world as ... Read more...

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Finland offers Kashmir help in harnessing renewable energy


June 12th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir could benefit from the Finnish expertise in utilising biomass potential for energy generation to supplement production of hydro-electric energy and shrink the gap ... Read more...

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Thailand to deploy 100,000 police for general election


June 7th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand's National Police Bureau announced on Tuesday that it will deploy 100,000 officers to polling stations nationwide for its July 3 general election, MCOT Online news reported.National police ... Read more...

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Yemen opposition tells Saleh to quit, presents new plan (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 3 (IANS) Yemen's opposition Saturday told embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh to hand over power to his deputy as part of a fresh initiative towards forming a temporary ... Read more...

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