economy and society

Massive Indian investments create jobs in US


April 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 US states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in America, creating thousands of jobs, revealed a survey.The 2012 India ... Read more...

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Huge Indian investments create jobs in US: Survey


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 American states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in the US, creating thousands of jobs, according to the 2012 ... Read more...

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When Wen felt ‘truly sorry’ (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Accepting responsibility for the problems that had occurred in China's economy and society during his term in office, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday that he ... Read more...

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When Wen felt sorry


March 14th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Accepting responsibility for the problems that had occurred in China's economy and society during his term in office, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday that he ... Read more...

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China mulls human rights, torture in criminal law reform


March 8th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) China is planning to introduce major changes in its criminal procedure law that seek to insert in writing the principle of "safeguarding human rights" and exclude ... Read more...

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Under-nutrition unacceptably high despite GDP growth: PM


January 10th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Expressing concern that 42 percent of India's children were underweight, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday that levels of under-nutrition were "unacceptably high" despite ... Read more...

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Malnutrition a matter of national shame: PM


January 10th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Levels of under-nutrition in the country were "unacceptably high" despite impressive GDP growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday and added that the problem ... Read more...

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China criticises Japan’s 2011 defence white paper


August 4th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) China Thursday expressed "strong opposition" to Japan's 2011 defence white paper, saying the document plays up the "China threat theory" and has ulterior motives.Defence ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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‘China could have social turmoil if public governance fails’


February 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China has many problems, said a Chinese daily as it warned that "in theory, it is not totally unfeasible that the nation could fall into social turmoil should ... Read more...

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China’s military must be self-reliant, says minister


December 29th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China's military buildup will correspond with the rapidly developing economy and enhanced national power, Defence Minister Liang Guanglie said. "China's armed forces could only depend on themselves, not ... Read more...

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China’s military buildup will correspond with its economy: Liang


December 29th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie has said that his country's military buildup will correspond with the rapidly developing economy and enhanced national power.In a recent interview with ... Read more...

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Villa find indicates larger Roman control over Britain than thought


July 28th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): An old villa recently discovered by archaeologists suggests that Roman control over Britain stretched even further than first thought.The villa belongs to the 4th Century and is situated ... Read more...

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UAE to host 12th global businesswomen summit


February 15th, 2010 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 15 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the 12th Woibex Global Businesswomen and Leaders Summit here March 8 to coincide with 100 years of International Women's Day, WAM ... Read more...

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Revisiting traditional irrigation system may solve Bihar’s agricultural problems


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Rajeev KumarPatna, Feb.2 (ANI): Bihar once used to be the famed kingdom of Magadh. The agriculture yields were primarily good because of the prevalent traditional system of irrigation that contributed to ... Read more...

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Indian civil servants at US school to get global perspective


November 11th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) A group of 18 civil servants from India have joined a US school to get a broader, international perspective on public policy matters by learning how ... Read more...

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Globetrotting exhibition on Darwin reaches Bangalore


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 23 (IANS) Bangalore schoolchildren are exploring the works of noted 19th century English naturalist and "The Origin of Species" author Charles Darwin at an exhibition here honouring his vast contribution ... Read more...

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Now, a news magazine from Rahul Gandhi’s stable


August 13th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Here comes another initiative from Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi targeting youth -- a commercial news magazine that is expected to hit the stands ... Read more...

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Oz Immigration Minister reiterates safe, social environ for Indian students


July 22nd, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Consequent to apprehensions over slump in migration after the alleged racial attacks, Australian Minister of Immigration and Citizenship Chris Evans has reiterated commitment to providing a safe ... Read more...

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Prime Minister’s address on Independence Day


August 15th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh''s address from the Red Fort on the occasion of the nation''s 62nd Independence Day:“My dear countrymen, brothers, sisters ... Read more...

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Text of PM Manmohan Singh’s I-Day address


August 15th, 2008 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's address from the Red Fort on the occasion of the nation's 62nd Independence Day: My dear countrymen, brothers, ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks corporate not to be lax in governance


July 1st, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said Indian firms will not be able to compete in the world unless they follow the globally recognised norms for ... Read more...

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Brain drain can be brain gain for source countries: UN


April 16th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 16 (IANS) The so-called brain drain of migrants taking their skills and initiative to their new countries of residence can also drive growth in their homelands, according to a ... Read more...

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