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Mexico says it does not expect food crisis


September 14th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) Mexico will not face a food crisis in the short term, but there are risks in the world environment of price rises, droughts and economic ... Read more...

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Now, food prices to take toll on Britons


August 28th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) British families, already facing difficult times due to a financial crunch, may have to further cope with much harsher times as they would have to spend ... Read more...

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South African speaker toasts Mandela-Gandhi spirit


July 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) When freedom icon Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, he was asked which country he would like to visit first. And he said ... Read more...

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PM assures growth, reforms, stable rupee


June 24th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sought to assure investors of every step, including reforms, to restore confidence on India while also ... Read more...

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PM indicates cabinet reshuffle, mum on timing


June 24th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has indicated a cabinet reshuffle but declined any comment on its timing, or who will replace Pranab ... Read more...

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Trinamool ’still’ part of coalition: PM


June 24th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 23 (IANS) Despite sharp differences over the choice of candidate for president, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that the Trinamool Congress "still" ... Read more...

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G-20 Summit Declaration


June 20th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Text of the G-20 Summit declaration in Los Cabos, Mexico, June 18-19: 1. We, the Leaders of the G20, convened in Los Cabos on 18-19 June 2012.2. We are united in our ... Read more...

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Obama, Manmohan Singh may meet at La Cabos


June 16th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Keen to forge deeper strategic and economic ties with India as the US draws down in Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama may meet Indian Prime ... Read more...

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With India’s profile growing, foreign service strength will double: S M Krishna (Interview)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) With more countries supporting New Delhi's quest for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council and its global profile growing, India will expand its ... Read more...

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India needs to tighten fiscal policy: IMF


April 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) With the notable exception of India, a number of economies in emerging Asia have room to make policy more supportive of economic activity, given favourable debt ... 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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India showed strong growth amid global slowdown: IMF


March 15th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Even as overall growth in the G20 slowed in the fourth quarter of 2011, growth increased strongly in India and Indonesia, modestly in the United States, ... Read more...

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India growth increased strongly in Q4: IMF


March 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Growth in India and Indonesia increased strongly, increased modestly in the United States, but slowed somewhat in China even as overall growth in the G20 slowed ... Read more...

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US welcomes peaceful rise of China: Obama (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) While setting a firm tone for future relations between the two world powers, US President Barack Obama Tuesday told visiting Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping that ... Read more...

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Aid to India not linked to contracts: Britain


February 14th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Britain Tuesday said its aid to India was not linked to trade or for securing contracts."The British government's aid to India is not linked to ... Read more...

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India signs international tax agreement


January 27th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 27 (IANS) India has become the 32nd signatory for the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said ... Read more...

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Increase investment in India: Pranab urges diaspora


January 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday urged non-resident Indian (NRI) entrepreneures to increase investment in India, saying the the economic engagement of the diaspora was not ... Read more...

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Eurozone to lend 150 bn euros to IMF


December 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 20 (IANS) Eurozone countries Monday have agreed to channel 150 billion euros (about $195 billion) to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to boost a firewall against the debt ... Read more...

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Sensex edges lower on lacklustre trading day


October 17th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Monday closed 58 points lower as traders took a breather after last week's rally. Trading was largely lacklustre ... Read more...

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Inflation key challenge for India as growth slows: IMF


September 20th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Predicting that India's growth would slow down from 10 percent last year to an average of 7.5 to 7.75 percent during 2011-12, the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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Manmohan set to go to New York for UN meet


September 1st, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Security Council reforms gathering momentum and the world looking at India's leadership role in resolving complex global issues, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India-EU free trade agreement by end-2011


July 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India and the European Union are likely to sign a free trade agreement, aimed to boost the flow of trade and investment, by the end ... Read more...

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PM questions black money estimate of Rs.4 lakh crore


June 30th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday questioned the calculation behind estimating black money stashed by Indians abroad at Rs.4 lakh crore ($89.16 billion) but said ... Read more...

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Tax havens under pressure to share black money secrets: OECD official


June 15th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Global bodies are putting "enormous pressure" on tax havens like Switzerland and Luxembourg, including threat of sanctions, to change opaque laws and share information that ... Read more...

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India, China spur US exports raising incomes and jobs: Geithner


March 4th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Rapid growth of emerging economies like India, China and Brazil is boosting American exports and raising incomes and jobs across the US, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner ... Read more...

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BRIC now becomes BRICS with entry of South Africa: Pranab


February 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb 19 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has confirmed that South Africa was the latest entry in the BRIC-Brazil, Russia, India and China association of countries.He said this at Paris, ... Read more...

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India’s rise welcomed as positive factor: PM


January 8th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the world expected India to play a more important role in the global polity and economy as the country's rise ... Read more...

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UK police demands new powers to stop and search terror suspects


December 30th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): British police have asked the David Cameron-led coalition government to provide them with new and improved powers to stop and search terror suspects. London Police have said that ... Read more...

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India, EU welcome Seoul pact on IMF reform


December 10th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Dec.10 (ANI): Leaders of India and the European Union (EU) on Friday welcomed the agreement on reform in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reached at Seoul, which they hoped would strengthen ... Read more...

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Be pragmatic, open up markets, Sarkozy tells India


December 7th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Visiting French President Nicholas Sarkozy Tuesday urged India to open up its markets and also called for an "equal level partnership" between French and Indian businesses for the ... Read more...

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IFRS will boost investors’ confidence: Mukherjee


November 27th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 27 (IANS) The use of globally accepted accounting framework, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), will boost investors' confidence in Indian markets, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday."India, as a ... Read more...

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Doha Round’s failure will weaken WTO, says Lamy


November 19th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Terming 2011 the window of opportunity to conclude the Doha Round of trade talks, WTO director general Pascal Lamy said Friday their failure will weaken the multilateral ... Read more...

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Melinda Gates pledges $500 mn more for world’s poor


November 18th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Thursday pledged another $500 million for the world's poor as she hailed a historic moment that will help ... Read more...

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Prime Minister rules out differences between US-China over currency devaluation


November 13th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
On Board Air India One, Nov 13 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, has ruled out any differences between China and the United States over the currency devaluation, saying the ... Read more...

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US supports India as global power: Obama (Lead)


November 8th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday said he sees India as USA's equal partner not just for mutual but global benefit and called for an end to ... Read more...

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