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Brazil unveils $57 bn agricultural loan programme


June 29th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, June 29 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff Thursday unveiled a 115-billion-reais ($57 billion) loan programme aimed at reinforcing agriculture's role as a lever of Brazilian economic growth.Rousseff defined the plan ... Read more...

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One in four Indians ’suffering’: Gallup poll


May 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) South Asians rated their lives worse in 2011 than most residents in other parts of Asia with nearly one in four Indians "suffering", third highest after ... Read more...

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India’s silk exporters scout new markets to beat Chinese competition


January 31st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) Faced with the economic slowdown in the US and Europe, and stiff competition from cheaper Chinese products, Indian silk exporters are looking at new markets in ... Read more...

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Indian migration remains high despite economic crisis


December 4th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) India not just continues to rank first in terms of remittances from its diaspora, just short of $60 billion in 2010, but has also seen ... Read more...

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Foreign funds investments in September at $6.97 mn


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) With Indian markets trading volatile for most of September, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold in droves and net investments from overseas funds in the ... Read more...

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Overseas funds pump in over $588 million in volatile trading week


September 11th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) pumped in over $588 million at Indian equities markets in the week ended Friday as volatility saw benchmark indices close on ... Read more...

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US crisis may hit but also benefit India, says FICCI


August 8th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India will be impacted in the short term because of the US sovereign debt crisis, but it will also benefit from the economic turmoil as ... Read more...

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Iranian leaders split over developing nuclear weapons: US intelligence report


February 17th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Fear of international sanctions may be behind growing discord among Iranian leaders as they are engaged in heated debate over whether to move further toward developing nuclear weapons, ... Read more...

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Ecuador envoy calls for improved South-South cooperation


February 14th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Ecuador's Ambassador to India Carlos Abad Monday said a strong South-South cooperation was the only way forward in the wake of global meltdown.Speaking at a conference on India-Ecuador ... Read more...

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Bill Gates On ‘Death Panels’


September 16th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bill Gates is under fire over a two month old comment which he made at Aspen Ideas festival held in Aspen Colorado every year. The comments ... Read more...

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Presidential Address Annoys GOP Members


September 1st, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much awaited speech given by the president of USA Barack Obama stole the limelight and the media entities covered the event that took place ... Read more...

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How To Battle Debt Collectors?


July 27th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lot of people in the USA have become trapped in debt after the economic turmoil that resulted in thousands of layoff and property foreclosure. Some ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama’s Income Status Released By White House


April 16th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The White House reported the income status of the first couple of the USA on Thursday. As per the data given by the White House, ... Read more...

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US in consultation with India, Pak to help resolve water dispute: Holbrooke


February 20th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.20 (ANI): President Obama's Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke has said Washington is in consultations with India and Pakistan to help both countries resolve water disputes between ... Read more...

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Warren Buffett Says Taxpayers May Profit From Bank Bailout


February 10th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Billionaire Warren Buffet and former Treasury chief Henry Paulson affirmed that the taxpayers of USA will get back the money taken from them during the bank ... Read more...

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Disgraced Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer Comes Clean On Ashley Dupre Scandal


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eliot Spitzer, the tainted former governor of New York has become a much sober person now as it seems from his recent media interviews. The former ... Read more...

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UPS To Show Doors To 1,800 Employees


January 10th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest move, United Parcel Service, the biggest package delivery company of the world is going to show doors to 1,800 employees. The Company spokespersons ... Read more...

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Ford Revs Up Mustang GT 5.0 To Rule The Roads


December 29th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ford, one of the leading car makers of the U.S. has ambitious plans for 2010. It was the only big car company that managed to survive ... Read more...

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HoneyBaked Ham Resorts To Discounts To Woo Buyers


December 20th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This Christmas is not going to be a good time for HoneyBaked Ham. The worldwide spread of Swine flu may have a role behind its less than ... Read more...

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Animal House Analogy Drawn By Gartman


December 12th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Analyst Dennis Gartman referred to the cult movie Animal House when talking about American Banking System in the latest edition of The Gartman Letter. His comparison of ... Read more...

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Recession-hit Shanghai couples running away from divorces


July 25th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi. July 25 (ANI): While the current economic crises has made many companies to declare themselves broke, families in Shanghai are getting closer together and are shying away from filing a ... Read more...

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Tata Sons joins global firms against corruption


May 9th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 9 (IANS) Chief executives from some of the world's leading companies, including Tata Sons of India, have thrown their support behind a United Nations treaty aimed at combating corruption. In ... Read more...

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Corporate ad spend to dip up to 35 percent: ASSOCHAM


April 2nd, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Corporate India's budget for brand promotion and entertainment will fall by nearly 32-35 percent in 2009-10 on account of the current meltdown, an industry lobby said in ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in US (Lead)


March 26th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (DPA) An F-22A fighter jet crashed in California while on a test flight Wednesday, the US Air Force confirmed. The status of the pilot was unclear. Air force ... Read more...

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Ties too shrink in tune with shrinking economies!


March 6th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): The shrinking economy has made a foray into the catwalk world too and is responsible for making ties thinner.A leading department store has claimed that menswear has ... Read more...

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Workplace discrimination increases during economic crisis


March 4th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): American researchers at George Mason University say that workplace discrimination can increase in times of economic turmoil, as employees then feel threatened by outside factors like finances. ... Read more...

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Be ready to watch your favourite sport in the Wembley of India


January 19th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.19 (ANI): Gujarat in India is all set to have a world-class stadium -- the "StadiArena", thanks to a joint initiative by the State Government, the London-based StadiArena and its ... Read more...

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Britain to build safety net for ailing banks


January 18th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (Xinhua) The British government is to build a 200 billion-pound ($290 billion) "safety net" for ailing banks in the country.Whitehall officials confirmed Saturday night that a plan to underwrite ... Read more...

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Obamas honeymoon with voters sweeter than any other Prez in 30 years


December 25th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Less than a month before Barack Obama takes office, a new CNN/Opinion Research survey has found that 82 percent of Americans approve of how he is handling ... Read more...

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BlackBerry founder, Indian origin techie on Canadian crisis council


December 19th, 2008 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 19 (IANS) BlackBerry founder Mike Lazaridis and Indian origin IT businessman Ajit Someshwar are among 11 people appointed to an economy advisory council by the Canadian government.As Canada enters recession ... Read more...

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Pak PM says no evidence found showing Musharraf allowed drone strikes


November 25th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 25 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his government had found that no evidence that former president Pervez Musharraf had permitted the US to launch ... Read more...

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Buddha raps UPA for faith in capitalism


November 22nd, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Slamming the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for its "faith" in capitalism, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said the central government should learn from the ... Read more...

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Arab bourses suffer as Gulf stock loses $538 bn


November 21st, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Nov 21 (DPA) Arab stock markets continued their downward journey this week, with financial analysts Friday citing unjustified "panic and psychological pressures" from the turmoil on global markets.According to a report ... Read more...

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Deal on Doha trade talks must: WTO


November 19th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Nov 19 (Xinhua) A deal on the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Doha round of trade talk is an urgent necessity to help poor countries tackle the current global economic crisis, ... Read more...

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Experts warn of security risks because of global meltdown


November 15th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.15 (ANI): The deepening global financial crisis could weaken fragile governments in the world''s most dangerous areas and undermine the ability of the United States and its allies to respond ... Read more...

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