economy

Trinamool’s pull-out vindicates our strike call: Left


September 19th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of Trinamool Congress withdrawing support from the UPA government, the Left Front Tuesday said its stand to call a strike in protest against ... Read more...

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More steps soon for fiscal consolidation: Chidambaram


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government will take more steps in coming months to ensure fiscal consolidation and boost economic growth, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Monday.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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Industrial output in July grows at 0.1 percent


September 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's industrial production grew in July, reversing the contraction in June, but at a marginal 0.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed Wednesday.According ... Read more...

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Recession-hit Italian hotels report fewer guests in 2012


September 7th, 2012 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) The number of guests in hotels in recession-hit Italy fell during the first eight months of this year, according to a study.Between January and August, the ... Read more...

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UAE-Vietnam discuss economic relations


September 7th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam Thursday discussed their relations and ways to strengthen economic cooperation and coordination.The meet was held between the UAE's Minister ... Read more...

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Italy within reach of economic recovery: Italian PM


September 6th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 6 (IANS) Italy has averted the worst case scenario of the debt crisis and economic recovery in the eurozone's third largest economy is within reach, Italian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Four-laning of Shimla-Pathankot highway gets nod


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 3 (IANS) The central government has given its nod for executing the four-laning of the 300-km-long Shimla-Mataur-Pathankot national highway that passes through five districts of Himachal Pradesh, an ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing activity slows to nine-month low (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing activity further slid in August with the purchasing managers index (PMI) standing at 49.2 percent, the lowest pace in nine months.The PMI reading in ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing activity slows


September 1st, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing activity further slid in August with the purchasing managers index (PMI) standing at 49.2 percent, the lowest pace in nine months.The PMI reading in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, China seek to strengthen military ties


September 1st, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 31 (IANS) Sri Lanka and China have sought to strengthen their military ties, the Sri Lankan defence ministry said Friday.The remarks followed a meeting between Chinese Defence ... Read more...

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Lack of cohesion in politics holds up growth: PM


August 31st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday blamed "lack of cohesion" in domestic politics as one of the reasons why the country was ... Read more...

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London Metropolitan University’s Visa License Revoked


August 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The London Metropolitan University has just had its visa to recruit and teach overseas students revoked. Over 2,000 students might soon be deported from London. The university is no longer allowed to ... Read more...

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India’s domestic aviation sector worst performer globally


August 30th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's civil aviation sector was the worst performer globally in July as the domestic passenger traffic contracted 1.1 percent year-on-year, the International Air Transport Association ... Read more...

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World of Warcraft banned in Iran


August 30th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Due to trade restrictions, the United States has blocked Iran from accessing the World of War craft game. The US is the one which is behind the limitations to Iran. This game ... Read more...

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Helium shortage sends prices sky high


August 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is widely known that natural resources are hard to get and they are only extracted from specific areas. It was recently reported that the balloon ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant incident was a criminal act: Suzuki


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 23 (IANS) The violence at leading car maker Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, that led to the death of a senior executive, was a criminal act and cannot be ... Read more...

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Mamata attends UPA coordination panel meet


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday attended a meeting of the newly-formed UPA coordination committee here.Banerjee attended the coordination ... Read more...

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US wants Iraq to plug loopholes on Iran sanctions


August 21st, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The US government has called on Iraq to close the "loopholes" in preventing Iran from skirting its sanctions through financial and logistical ties shared by ... Read more...

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US to unlock unspent infrastructure funds


August 18th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) The Obama administration moved Friday to boost construction jobs by making more than $470 million in unspent infrastructure funds available to state governments.The move to ... Read more...

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BJP chief ministers meet, discuss economy


August 18th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministers and key party leaders from all states Saturday met here to discuss economic situation in the country.The meeting, ... Read more...

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Spanish trade deficit drops


August 17th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 17 (IANS) Spain's trade deficit fell 22.5 percent in the first six months of 2012, reaching 18.64 billion euros ($22.92 billion), authorities said.Exports increased by 3.4 percent annually ... Read more...

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Costco Border War: Americans demands Canadian free shopping


August 15th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is an ongoing war between Americans and Canadians on their borders. The war is becoming bad as it is being posted on Facebook and all over ... Read more...

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Need second freedom struggle against hunger and disease: President


August 14th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The nation needs a second freedom struggle to ensure that India is free forever from hunger, disease and poverty, President Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Australian woman scatters her father’s ashes on Olympic track


August 10th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian woman, whose father participated in the Olympics in 1948, the last time the Olympics were held in London and won a silver medal scattered her ... Read more...

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Singapore’s GDP contracts


August 10th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 10 (IANS) Singapore's economy shrank by 0.7 percent on quarter in the second quarter, reversing the 9.5 percent growth in the previous quarter, said trade and industry ministry ... Read more...

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China’s Consumer Price Index eases


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a key gauge of inflation, grew to 1.8 percent year on year in July, the slowest pace since February 2010, the ... Read more...

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US consumer credit up


August 8th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) US consumer credit increased at an annual rate of 3 percent in June, a positive sign of growing confidence in the economy, the Federal Reserve reported.The ... Read more...

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‘Education, skill development top priority of 12th Plan’


August 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Education and skill development would be the "overriding priority" of the 12th Five Year Plan even as India's current slow economic growth rate might affect total ... Read more...

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Morrissey’s comments on Olympics raise a buzz


August 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Morrissey is comparing the London 2012 Olympics to the Nazi Germany. He says that the enthusiasm that the people of Great Britain have for their Olympics team ... Read more...

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Government to boost insurance and mutual fund industry


August 6th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said that the government will announce a number of decisions in the next few weeks to boost the mutual ... Read more...

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China non-manufacturing sector’s growth slows


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, dropped 1.1 percentage points to 55.6 percent in July, new survey results have ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain discussing space projects: Putin


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain are discussing a number of space projects, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday."We plan to launch several British satellites," Putin said ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing sector growth slows


August 1st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing sector expanded at its slowest pace in eight months, China Daily reported Wednesday.The purchasing managers index (PMI) for the sector eased to 50.1 percent ... Read more...

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China, India can spur Nepal economy: Chinese envoy


July 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Being located between China and India can be a driving force for Nepal's development, China's ambassador Yang Houlan said here.Nepal should "make use of such a ... Read more...

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UAE ambassadors’ meet Monday


July 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, 29 (IANS/WAM) Nearly 140 heads of diplomatic missions and ambassadors of the UAE will gather at a foreign policy conference here Monday.The 7th Forum of UAE Ambassadors will ... Read more...

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