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UPA-II showcases strong economy (Second Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Dispelling the impression of policy paralysis, the UPA-II government Tuesday touted a healthy 7 percent growth in economy, a sharp hike in social spending ... Read more...

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BRICS targets $500 bn intra-group trade by 2015


March 28th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The group of five emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) - Wednesday targeted almost doubling intra-group trade to $500 billion ... Read more...

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Tech in tourism is PATA focus in 2011


September 7th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is trying to leverage more technology in tourism, help destinations recovering from disasters and build better business environment as ... Read more...

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Inequalities among states affect human development: Study


July 15th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Wide inequalities among states affect human development outcomes in India which is ranked 119 out of 169 countries, according to a study released Friday by ... Read more...

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WCD Ministry committed towards socio-economic empowerment of women


March 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Krishna Tirath on the occasion of 'International Women's Day' today said her ministry is committed towards the socio-economic empowerment of women.Addressing ... Read more...

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Pranab has done a good job: Manmohan Singh (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Hailing the budget for 2011-12 as an effort to curb inflation and ensure sustained and inclusive growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Growth without equity is meaningless: Prime Minister


April 21st, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday the Indian economy would grow at 8.25 percent in the current fiscal, but this will have little meaning unless there ... Read more...

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Indian Science Congress begins on upbeat note (Lead)


January 3rd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) The 97th edition of the premier Indian Science Congress (ISC 2010) began here Sunday on an upbeat note with chief guest Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate science congress amid tight security


January 3rd, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the 97th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2010) here Sunday amid tight security.The prime minister, who arrived here late Saturday, ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation rises to 19.83 percent


December 31st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) India's annual food inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 19.83 percent for the week ended Oct 19 from 18.65 percent the week before as ... Read more...

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Amid high prices, India’s food inflation drops marginally (Lead)


December 24th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) India's annual food inflation based on wholesale prices fell marginally to 18.65 percent for the week ended Dec 12 from 19.95 percent the week before even ... Read more...

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Farm sector must grow at 4 percent, says Mukherjee


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) For India to achieve equitable growth, farm output will have to expand at 4 percent yearly, said Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee here Wednesday. "Our agricultural growth should ... Read more...

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Nomadic Gujjars seek rights over forests in Kashmir


November 10th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 10 (IANS) The nomadic Gujjar community of Jammu and Kashmir has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to accord them rights to forests, similar to those given to other ... Read more...

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Tribals demand their rights as PM talks of their development


November 4th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Even as the prime minister Wednesday emphasised on equitable growth and guaranteeing legitimate rights of tribals, members of various tribes staged a protest in the capital ... Read more...

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Alienation of tribals taking a dangerous turn: PM (Lead)


November 4th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday admitted there had been a "systemic failure" in giving tribals a stake in modern economic processes and emphasised that "equitable growth" ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh says empowerment of tribals is essential for equitable growth


November 4th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that the empowerment of tribals is essential for equitable growth of the country. Inaugurating a the two-day conference ... Read more...

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Economy can grow 9-10 percent in near future: PM


October 30th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the country's economic growth rate could touch 9-10 percent in the near future even though it faced challenges with regards ... Read more...

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Centre committed to inclusive, equitable growth: Mukherjee


October 9th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): Union Finance Minster Pranab Mukherjee said here on Friday that the UPA Government is committed to ensuring inclusive and equitable growth of the country's economy.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Convergence of tourism and housing in India to generate more employment


June 29th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, June 29 (ANI): Union Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja has said that both the Ministries under her have vast potential for employment generation and convergence between ... Read more...

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`New Foundation’ being groomed as Obama’s unique slogan


May 16th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): President Barack Obama has coined an expression to encapsulate his ambitious program to pull the country out of the deepest recession, overhaul energy, education and health care, ... Read more...

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Foreign Minister Mukherjee advocates equitable global economic order


October 13th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that India advocated for a strong India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) partnership for building a more inclusive and equitable global economic ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh presents national awards for small and medium enterprises


August 30th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, gave away the National Awards to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector here on Saturday.Union Minister for Micro, Small ... Read more...

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Nepal fares badly even among LDCs: UN


August 18th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Kathmandu, Aug 18 (Xinhua) Nepal has fared badly even among the 50 Least Developed Countries (LDCs), a UN report has said. "On current trends, the report suggests Nepal could be more than ... Read more...

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$502 mn World Bank loan for Vietnam’s infrastructure


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Hanoi, May 23 (Xinhua) The World Bank has approved a loan of over $502 million to help Vietnam improve its urban infrastructure, expand the rural electricity network and facilitate the accession to ... Read more...

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Thirteenth Finance Commission meet chairmen and members of previous Finance Commissions


May 2nd, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Thirteenth Finance Commission on Friday met Chairmen and members of previous Finance Commissions at New Delhi. Dr. Vijay Kelkar, Chairman of the Thirteenth Finance Commission, ... Read more...

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India’s growth story intact: New CII president (Lead)


May 1st, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India's growth story is intact and the economy will expand by 8.5-9 percent in the current fiscal, driven by a strong corporate performance, says an optimistic K.V. ... Read more...

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Thirteenth Finance Commission begins with a head start


January 23rd, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Thirteenth Finance Commission held its first meeting with economic experts and administrators of the country here today, and held wide ranging discussions on the review of ... Read more...

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Vijay L. Kelkar to head XIIIth Finance Commission


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): Vijay L. Kelkar, former Union Finance Secretary and adviser to the Finance Minister, has been appointed as Chairman of the XIIIth Finance Commission. The President constituted the XIIIth ... Read more...

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