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Affluent less likely to help others in crisis


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) The have-nots reach out to one another in times of crisis or natural disasters but the wealthy are more likely to isolate themselves to safeguard privileges.So ... Read more...

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Economic downturn making British women opt for abortions


August 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Many British women are avoiding giving birth and resorting to abortions as they have turned quite concerned over the prevailing financial condition.A survey of General Practitioners ... Read more...

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Spain’s recession to worsen, says minister


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Navacerrada (Spain), July 2 (IANS/EFE) Spain's economic recession is getting worse, and the economic figures from the second quarter point to a "slightly greater" decline of the gross domestic product ... Read more...

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US consumer credit posts robust gain


May 8th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) US consumer credit increased at an annual rate of 10.2 percent in March this year, fresh evidence of the ongoing recovery of the world's largest economy, ... Read more...

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US stocks open lower


April 30th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 30 (IANS) US stocks opened lower Monday as investors worried about the economic recession in Spain.Spain's GDP contracted by 0.3 percent for the first quarter. Although the ... Read more...

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Oil prices slide


March 30th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 30 (IANS) Crude oil prices plunged Thursday amid rising expectations that the US and Europe will release strategic reserves.Following the US and Britain, France said Wednesday that ... Read more...

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Housing prices dip in Spain


March 16th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 16 (IANS/EFE) Housing prices fell 11.2 percent in 2011 in Spain on a year-on-year basis, marking the biggest drop since the economic indicator first started to be reported ... Read more...

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Four US banks fail Fed stress test


March 14th, 2012 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) The US Federal Reserve said Tuesday that four major US banks have failed to pass its latest round of stress test.Citigroup, SunTrust, Ally Financial and MetLife ... Read more...

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Half million Bangladeshis employed overseas in 2011


February 20th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Over half a million Bangladeshis found overseas jobs in 2011 as the remittance-reliant country witnessed a boom in overseas employment after two dull years following the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eyeing election, Obama calls for bringing jobs back home (Second lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Saying that 'no challenge is more urgent' than keeping the American dream alive, President Barack Obama virtually launched his re-election campaign hitting out at "outsourcing" ... Read more...

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`EU to suffer moderate recession in first half of 2012′


January 25th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 25 (IANS) There might be a moderate economic recession across Europe in the first half of 2012, a senior European Union (EU) official said Tuesday."Several factors pointed toward ... Read more...

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Pakistan pursuing prudent economic policies: Gilani


January 20th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A number of targets in the economic sector have been achieved during the first six months of the current fiscal due to the prudent policies ... Read more...

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Wall Street edges higher ahead of new season (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 10 (IANS) US stocks edged moderately higher Monday as investors awaited the beginning of a new earnings season, Xinhua reported.As of Monday's close, the Dow Jones industrial ... Read more...

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British unemployment to rise to nearly 3 million


December 29th, 2011 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) The unemployment numbers in Britain was forecast to rise to 2.85 million by the end of 2012.Britain's total employment is 29.11 million people, of whom ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Myanmar seeks collaboration with Indian business houses


December 20th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) A 34-member parliamentary delegation from Myanmar Tuesday sought co-operation from Indian business houses for strengthening various sectors of their country's economy.The delegation, led by Thura ... Read more...

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S&P; puts 15 euro zone nations on negative watch


December 6th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 6 (IANS) Standard and Poor's has put 15 eurozone nations, including the area's six AAA-rated countries, on "CreditWatch negative" due to deepening economic and political turmoil in ... Read more...

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More than two mn Americans choose Mexico for retirement


December 4th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) More than two million retired Americans have chosen Mexico as their new home, a figure that continues to increase thanks to the pleasant climate and ... Read more...

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Belgium to host major Indian business meet


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 2 (IANS) Antwerp, the Belgian city famous for its diamond trade, will play host to a high-level business summit, the Global India Business Meeting 2012, EuAsiaNews reported.The meeting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US birth rates decline amid recession


October 14th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) A sharp drop in birth rates in the US in the past few years reflects economic recession in the country that started in 2008, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wall Street tumbles on European concerns


September 29th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) US stocks dropped broadly Wednesday, snapping a three-day winning streak as investors' concerns about the European debt crisis weighed on the markets, Xinhua reported. News from ... Read more...

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Greater Noida industrial land used for homes due to recession: CEO


July 28th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 27 (IANS) The economic recession forced the Greater Noida authority to convert the acquired land from industrial to residential use in Noida Extension, authority CEO Rama ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s plan allocation hiked


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 3 (IANS) The Planning Commission Tuesday fixed Meghalaya's annual plan for 2011-12 at Rs.2,727 crore, an increase of 22 percent over the previous year's fund allocation of Rs.2,230 ... Read more...

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Agricultural varsities seek better financial management


April 29th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), April 29 (IANS) Seeking better financial management of agricultural universities, the annual finance conference of agricultural varsities began at the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Christie’s to auction “giant pearl”


March 30th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dubai, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christie’s is going to put one of the largest pearls in the world for sale during an auction in Dubai. Christie’s has revealed that the auction would ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

7 percent growth won’t be easy, corruption major threat: Wen


March 14th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao Monday said an annual growth rate of seven percent during the current five-year plan will not be easy, and pointed out ... Read more...

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Economy shuffles Princeton Review’s best value colleges


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year’s “Princeton Review” has been published by USA TODAY.The economic recession that hit the United States greatly affected this year’s rankings. The list which ranks ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kerala families keep anxious eye on Bahrain


February 19th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 (IANS) Families and regional experts in Kerala are anxiously following the ongoing turmoil in several Middle Eastern countries, especially Bahrain which has a large Indian diaspora."Of the 2.3 ... Read more...

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Over half of Americans believe US still in economic recession: Poll


February 16th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Over half of Americans, are of the opinion that the US is still in an economic recession, and expressed little confidence that it would improve over the next ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Venezuela president apologises for his mistakes


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has, for the first time, sought forgiveness from his nation for his mistakes as he prepares to contest the presidential election slated ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GM’s Camaro outsells Ford’s Mustang


January 10th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time in 24 years, General Motor’s Chevy Camaro managed to beat Ford’s Mustang in sales.The 2010 sales figures revealed that the Camaro sold ... Read more...

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Tips To Find A Good Bank


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Considering the present state of the economy, a bank deposit or a new account might not be appealing to most people across the country today. In ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British Airways makes 158 mn pound profit


October 30th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) British Airways, which had been badly hit by employee strikes and the economic recession, has "flown back" into profit. The airline made 158 million pounds in profit in ... Read more...

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Heidi Montag doesn’t know her mum works as a maid


October 29th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 29 (ANI): Heidi Montag's mother Darlene Egelhoff has revealed that her star daughter does not know that she is working as a maid.In fact, Egelhoff said the economic ... Read more...

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Guide to warning signs that you are going to be laid off from work


October 25th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s economy has been greatly injured as a result of the recent economic recession that threatened the entire world’s economic stability. The financial crisis shook ... Read more...

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Pak wants economic growth through global trade, not aid: Gilani


October 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 25(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his government is focused on economic growth through enhanced global trade."Pakistan is consistently seeking access to America and European ... Read more...

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