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Decision on fuel prices deferred, CCPA meet postponed


September 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A decision on a hike in fuel prices was deferred Tuesday as a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA), scheduled for ... Read more...

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Bring in GST, DTC to spur growth, India Inc tells government


August 27th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) India Inc Monday urged the government to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Direct Tax Code (DTC) to spur economic growth, which has been ... Read more...

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Spain’s policy will create jobs: Germany


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Palma (Spain), July 23 (IANS/EFE) German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has expressed his support for the economic policy of Spain's Mariano Rajoy government, because, though it will be "very hard ... Read more...

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Lowered inflation may spur growth: Brazil


April 6th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 6 (IANS) Brazil's inflation is under control as latest statistics show the inflation rate dropped to its lowest level since July 2011, Finance Minister Guido Mantega ... Read more...

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When Italian senate applauded likely caretaker PM


November 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 11 (IANS/AKI) Mario Monti, who is expected to be named Italian prime minister, was greeted with a round of applause Friday as he appeared in the Senate a ... Read more...

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Overseas funds turn bearish, pull out $2.48 bn in August


August 28th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) turned bearish at Indian equities markets in the week ended Friday as global economic turmoil weighed on sentiments and a stand-off ... 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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New Zealand to chnage business migration policies


May 9th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), May 9 (IANS) New changes to business investment migration policies will come into effect from mid-2011 and it will promote the business investor immigration option to migrants ... Read more...

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U.S. Congress passes $858 billion tax-cut extension


December 18th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Congress on late Thursday passed a $858 billion tax-cut extension to continue for two more years the tax breaks enacted under President George W. Bush, ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal- among 12 potential GOP candidates for 2012 presidential polls?


November 13th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): The experience of 39-year-old Bobby Jindal, the Indian origin Governor of Louisiana, is being viewed by many as his biggest selling point as one of the 12 ... Read more...

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Republican party takes control of US House of Representatives


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3(ANI): The United States' Republican party have picked up enough seats to gain a majority in the House of Representatives, one of the two Houses of the US Congress, ... Read more...

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US intelligence spying costs over 80 billion dollars annually


October 29th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): The annual cost of U.S. intelligence has gone public for the first time. According to figures released by the government Thursday, it is just over 80 billion dollars ... Read more...

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China’s environmental challenges have global implications: MSU scientists


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): China's environmental challenges have global implications, and therefore, developed nations like the United States should help the country adopt integrated solutions for the sake of global sustainability, Michigan ... Read more...

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Boffins developing ’smart’ metal to help you save on electric bills


July 18th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Maryland are developing a new "smart" metal that could help cool homes or refrigerate food 175 per cent more efficiently than current technology, ... Read more...

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Soccer World Cup a success of Africa: UN


July 14th, 2010 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 14 (IANS) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon Tuesday hailed South Africa and the entire African continent as the real winners of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. As the soccer World Cup ... Read more...

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Canada largely agrees with India on fiscal stimulus, exit


June 27th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 27 (IANS) In an stand similar to that of India's, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Sunday proposed a calibrated approach in tackling the global financial crisis by ... Read more...

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G20 heads for compromise on budget cuts and growth (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 27 (DPA) The leaders of the world's 20 most powerful developed and developing economies (G20) looked to be heading for agreement on how to strike a balance between cutting ... Read more...

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China’s growth robust, may slow down: World Bank


June 18th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (DPA) China's economy "continued to grow robustly" in the first half of this year but has shown signs of "some softening" that could slow growth slightly in 2011, the ... Read more...

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Volkswagen to sells two million cars a year in China


June 8th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (DPA) Volkswagen AG, Europe's largest carmaker, said Tuesday it expected to be selling two million cars per year in China within the next two years, moving up an earlier ... Read more...

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Military spending not dented by economic crisis, says institute


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 2 (DPA) The global economic crisis had little impact on world military spending in 2009 where the United States remained the world's largest military spender, a Swedish-based peace research ... Read more...

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Emerging Asia should act on potentially destabilizing capital inflows: ADB


May 18th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), May 18 (ANI): Governments in emerging Asia should stay on guard and be ready to act if volatile capital inflows threaten to destabilize the region's financial markets, a new Asian ... Read more...

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UN says most countries now have integrated national information technology


May 12th, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The lead United Nations (UN) agency on information and communication technology (ICT) issues announced Tuesday that most countries met the global target.The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a ... Read more...

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Brazil announces $880 bn infrastructure plan


March 30th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 30 (IANS/EFE) Brazil has announced plans to build $880 billion-worth of infrastructure between 2010 and 2016. The projects are part of an economic stimulus programme whose first phase is half-completed, President ... Read more...

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US unveils new broadband plan


March 16th, 2010 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington/San Francisco, March 16 (DPA) The US government has unveiled a new plan for high-speed internet access that will give the US "the fastest and most extensive wireless network in the world", ... Read more...

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China must be cautious in exiting economic stimulus: Wen


March 14th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) China's exit strategy on the economic stimulus should be "very cautious and flexible" in order to shore up the hard-earned economic recovery, Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday. "We must ... Read more...

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Iowa Governor announces new company expansions


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver on Thursday announced that advanced manufacturing and technology companies are planning expansions and will result in a large amount of jobs created.Planned ... Read more...

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Facebook to build multi-million dollar data center in Prineville, OR


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
PRINEVILLE, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – Oregon Governor Ted Kulongski on Thursday announced that Facebook will locate a multi-million dollar data center in Prineville, Oregon.The facility, which will help store and route ... Read more...

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Indian IT market to revive on signs of recovery


December 31st, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 31 (IANS) Amid signs of economic recovery, the Indian IT and IT-enabled services (ITeS) market is projected to grow by 15 percent in 2010 as against a modest growth of ... Read more...

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European Central Bank predicts economic recovery


December 4th, 2009 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, Dec 3 (DPA) The European Central Bank (ECB) predicted Thursday a bigger pickup in the euro zone economy next year than expected, but left interest rates unchanged at the current record ... Read more...

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No immediate withdrawal of economic stimulus: Ahluwalia


October 12th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The government Monday ruled out any immediate withdrawal of the economic stimulus even though the economy has started showing signs of recovery. "Until the ... Read more...

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PM expects better Rabi crop, worst is over for Indian economy


October 11th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 11 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Sunday expressed the hope that the price rise would come down very soon.Asked for his comments on the issue, Dr. ... Read more...

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Unenforced laws more harmful than no laws at all: study


October 8th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) Insider trading laws that are not enforced can hurt shareholders and economic vibrancy in emerging markets even more than having no securities laws at all, according ... Read more...

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$4.3-bn World Bank loan for India (Lead)


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The World Bank has approved $4.3 billion in loans for India to help finance infrastructure projects and support its economic stimulus programme. "This money will be directed towards ... Read more...

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World Bank approves $4.3-bn loan for India


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The World Bank has approved $4.3 billion in loans for India to help finance infrastructure projects and support its economic stimulus programme. "This is the crucial time to ... Read more...

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The “Boondoogle”: Car Clunker Stampede


August 5th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by GD
What appeared to be coming as a political refreshment has now become a move going haywire when the congress senators are brooding over the car clunker scenario.A dollar 1 billion funding ... Read more...

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