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Obama leads Romney in 3 swing states


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) A new poll brought good cheer to US President Barack Obama leads as it showed him leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by at least 6 ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence slips


July 28th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) The US consumer confidence continued to decline in July after hitting a 4.5-year high in May, as the job growth is slowing and food prices are ... Read more...

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Ten Italian cities are at the risk of bankruptcy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten Italian cities are looking at bankruptcy in the eye. They include Naples, Alessandria, Palermo and Reggio Calabria. Even Sicily’s financial situation isn’t great."The situation is becoming ... Read more...

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S&P; lowers Tata Power outlook to ‘negative’


July 9th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P;) Monday said it has lowered its outlook on Tata Power to "negative" from "stable" and might cut the ... Read more...

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Estonian president calls economist a ’smug’


June 8th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tallinn, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The president of Estonia has launched an attack on US Nobel laureate Paul Krugman. The economist had written an article on Estonia in his blog ... Read more...

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Reduce petrol price hike burden, Congress tells government


May 24th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Facing flak both from allies like the Trinamool Congress and the DMK as well as the opposition for hiking petrol price, the Congress Thursday said ... Read more...

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Slow recovery, Europe remain uncertainties: China (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) The governor of China's central bank Monday said a slow world recovery process and the unstable economic and financial situation in Europe will be the biggest ... Read more...

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‘Slow global recovery biggest uncertainty for China’


March 12th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) The governor of China's central bank Monday said a slow world recovery process and the unstable economic and financial situation in Europe will be the biggest ... Read more...

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UN: European financial crisis slowing down global manufacturing


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:00 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The economic crisis in Europe could be slowing down global manufacturing output, according to a United Nations (UN) report released on Friday.The report by the UN Industrial ... Read more...

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Rome forced to drop bid for 2020 Olympics


February 15th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 15 (IANS) Rome was forced to drop its bid for the 2020 Olympic Games following Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's announcement that his government would not provide the ... Read more...

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APOEL Nicosia make Champions League breakthrough


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia (Cyprus), Dec 2 (IANS) APOEL Nicosia made history by becoming the first team from Cyprus to reach the pre-quarterfinals in the UEFA Champions League.APOEL's goalless draw at Zenit St. ... Read more...

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Financial woes push older people to alcohol, smoking


November 14th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) During financially hard times, older people may turn to alcohol or smoking to de-stress themselves.Based on 2,300 older Americans, the study found that some, particularly those ... Read more...

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Italy’s debt interest-payment levels reach record level


November 9th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 9 (IANS/AKI) The amount Italy must pay on the world's fourth-highest debt rose to a record level raising concern that Rome may have to turn to Brussels for ... Read more...

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World’s major economies should work together : Hu (Second Lead)


November 4th, 2011 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday urged the world's major economies to work together to promote growth and financial stability."It is imperative that we stand on a ... Read more...

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World’s major economies should work together : Hu (Lead)


November 4th, 2011 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday urged the world's major economies to work together to promote growth and financial stability."It is imperative that we stand on a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China contributing more to world economic growth: Hu


November 4th, 2011 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao said Thursday that his country is making more contributions to the world economic growth as its economy has made strides in the ... Read more...

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Yahoo to acquire Interclick for $270 mn


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 2 (IANS) Yahoo has announced that it is buying data-driven advertising network Interclick for around $270 million. Interclick is a technology company providing data targeted solutions ... Read more...

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Mother seeks mercy for son who stabbed her


November 1st, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for stabbing his mother nine times over a money row. But the mother has sought ... Read more...

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On KBC’s Rs 5 cr winner’s wish list - the civil services


October 28th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) From a monthly salary of Rs.6,000, Sushil Kumar has hit the jackpot by winning Rs.5 crore ($1 million) on the game show "Kaun Banega ... Read more...

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GoM meet on Air India Friday


October 27th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The group of ministers (GoM) led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee looking into Air India's troubled financial situation will meet Friday, officials said. The meeting ... Read more...

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Dasgupta misinformed on Bengal finances: Mitra


October 26th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) A day after West Bengal's former finance minister Asim Dasgupta questioned the data used by the state to seek central funds, his successor Amit Mitra Tuesday ... Read more...

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One in four live in ignorance about partner’s salary


October 19th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Most individuals sharing a relationship usually claim to know each other very well. However, there are still many crucial things which remain unknown to them for ... Read more...

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US stocks surge on European bank hope


October 11th, 2011 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) US stocks surged Monday, with the blue-chip Dow soaring nearly 250 points, as news showed Germany and France were near a final deal to shore ... Read more...

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Muslims fund, organise this Ramlila


October 4th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 4 (IANS) Naseem Khan is satisfied with the modest earnings from his small tailoring shop. But every year around Dusshera, Khan turns slightly worried.He starts accepting orders in ... Read more...

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HI could afford only Rs.25,000 for each player: Batra


September 14th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra Wednesday said the federation could afford to give out only Rs.25,000 in reward to each member of the ... Read more...

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Two French banks downgraded by Moody’s


September 14th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 14 (IANS) Financial ratings agency Moody's Wednesday downgraded two leading French banks, Societe Generale and Credit Agricole SA. The US-based agency has cut Credit Agricole's rating from AA1 ... Read more...

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Bravo to air a special suicide episode of ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’


August 31st, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Entertainment Weekly has reported that Bravo will air a special edition of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” which will address the suicide of cast member ... Read more...

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Obama congratulates Thailand’s first female prime minister


August 14th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday congratulated Thailand's first female prime minister on her election and the Thai people on the "success of the democratic process," the White ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence at three-decade low


August 13th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS/EFE) US consumers' confidence in the progress of the nation's economy and of their own financial situation plunged in August to its lowest point since May ... Read more...

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Highlights of Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council report


August 1st, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Highlights of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council report on India's economy released Monday:-- Country's growth pegged at 8.2 percent for 2011-12-- Inflation to ease ... Read more...

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Avoid money talks in friendly discussions


July 27th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) While money is considered to be the thing that keeps the world go round, still it's mention be best avoided especially while holding friendly talks.According to ... Read more...

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Ecuador seeks to hedge oil prices against drop


July 4th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Quito, July 4 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador's government is looking at the possibility of acquiring petroleum insurance to guarantee itself a minimum price for its crude oil exports, given the danger of ... Read more...

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Special Bengal house panel to examine legislative council issue


June 29th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday moved a resolution in the assembly for reviving the legislative council, abolished in the state in 1969, but the matter ... Read more...

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ACA endorses Katich’s stand on part-time selectors


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 22 (IANS) The Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) has come out in support of Simon Katich's stand against part-time selectors in Cricket Australia (CA).ACA president Michael Kasprowicz said Katich's ... Read more...

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Case filed against mom caught selling toddlers


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A criminal case has been opened against a 22-year-old woman who was attempting to sell her two babies for 200,000 rubles (over $7,100) in Chechnya's ... Read more...

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