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Government trying to protect Indian economy from global mess: PM


September 7th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Indian economy is passing through a difficult time but the government is trying to protect it from the global economic mess, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Iran-Russia ties key to ‘regional, global peace’


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran and Russia have common views on a large number of international issues and closer bilateral ties between them will facilitate regional and international peace ... Read more...

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Congress has mismanaged economy: BJP (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress-led government has grossly mismanaged the economy and is caught in a policy paralysis, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Sunday.A day after ... Read more...

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No progress in eight years of UPA rule: BJP (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Charging the Congress-led government with "gross mismanagement of the economy", the BJP Sunday said India has witnessed no progress in eight years of UPA's ... Read more...

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Be responsive to expat’s needs, Krishna tells Indian missions


June 27th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ahead of his outreach visit to Central Asia in the first week of July, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday said he had asked ... Read more...

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Decision on petrol price rollback in a few days: Reddy (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Friday said the government is monitoring the situation and would take a "definitive" view in a few days."I will ... Read more...

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India calls for integrated action to secure growth


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) India has called for an "integrated and interconnected" response to global developments anchored by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to effectively secure growth in an ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s central bank leaves interest rate unchanged


December 8th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 8 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced Thursday it was leaving the interest rates unchanged on 2.5 percent, citing a deteriorating global financial outlook.RBNZ Governor ... Read more...

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India’s software industry sees little US impact but market nervous


August 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Though the US is the largest market for India's software and outsourcing exports, the domestic industry feels the ratings downgrade of the world's largest economy ... Read more...

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Indian mandarins seek to calm markets after US shivers (Roundup)


August 8th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian policymakers Monday sought to lift the investor sentiments, sullied by the ratings downgrade of the US economy, with assertions that the domestic fundamentals ... Read more...

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Limited impact of US debt crisis, Indian economy resilient: RBI


August 8th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday said the crisis emanating from downgrading of the US sovereign debt rating would have only limited impact on India ... Read more...

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India-US anti-terror ties have deepened: Krishna


July 19th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said that the anti-terror ties between India and the US have "deepened".Addressing a joint press conference with visiting Secretary ... Read more...

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Pranab asks banks to improve asset quality


June 17th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Expressing concern over the rising non-performing assets (NPAs), Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday asked banks to adopt better risk management practices and improve the ... Read more...

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Auto, home loans to get costlier as RBI hikes rate again (Roundup)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Auto and home loans are set to get costlier as the Reserve bank of India (EBI) Thursday hiked short term lending rates by 25 basis ... Read more...

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Highlights of mid-quarter review of RBI monetary policy


June 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Following are the highlights of the mid-quarter review of the monetary policy by the Reserve Bank of India Thursday:-- Repo rate hiked by 50 basis points ... Read more...

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Duel with inflation continues, RBI hikes rate again, signals more (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Auto and home loans are set to get costlier as India's central bank Thursday hiked short term lending rates by 25 basis points in a bid ... Read more...

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Duel with inflation continues, RBI hikes rate again


June 16th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Continuing its hawkish monetary stance to curb high inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday hiked short-term lending rates by 25 basis points, the tenth ... Read more...

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2011 should see improvement in world economy, says Pranab Mukherjee


March 4th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that the global financial crisis and one of the deepest economic downturns witnessed in recent decades has compelled the ... Read more...

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Egypt developments could impact Kashmir: Mehbooba


February 12th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) The developments in Egypt could impact Kashmir, but nobody can foretell the shape of such an impact, People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said here Saturday. Her ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to inaugurate conference of chief secretaries


February 4th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will today inaugurate the two-day conference of Chief Secretaries being organized by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances.Minister ... Read more...

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Secretaries to explore ways to improve governance in India


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will on Friday inaugurate the two-day conference of Chief Secretaries being organized by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public ... Read more...

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India, US pledge to consult each other on global, strategic issues


June 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): India and the United States on Thursday pledged to consult with each other on issues of global and strategic importance.The pledge was made through a joint statement after ... Read more...

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India, US vow to cooperate on terror


June 4th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 4 (IANS) With US President Barack Obama according relations with "responsible global power" India "highest of priorities", the two countries have vowed to work together to meet ... Read more...

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Terrorism, insurgency need to be tackled with firm hand: PM


February 1st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday emphasised that "terrorism, insurgency and extremism need to be tackled with a firm and yet sensitive hand" as a requirement for ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to inaugurate conference of Chief Secretaries


February 1st, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh will on Monday inaugurate a conference of State Chief Secretaries.The two-day conference is being organised by the Department of Administrative Reforms ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate chief secretaries’ conference


January 31st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a two-day conference of state chief secretaries here Monday aimed at formalising the process of interaction with states and union ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma calls for building a comprehensive economic partnership between India, Egypt


October 29th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Oct.29 (ANI): Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Thursday called upon the business leaders of India and Egypt to work towards building a Comprehensive Economic Partnership between ... Read more...

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Nepal to open art treasure trove to world


October 16th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 16 (IANS) Want to buy exquisite, original art at an affordable price? Visit Nepal , just an hour's journey from India, where the art market, once depressed due ... Read more...

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‘Two-in-one’ boob job uses unwanted body fat


September 14th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Here's some news that will bring double joy to women: a "two in one" boob job technique that uses unwanted fat from other parts of the body has ... Read more...

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‘India’s tech revolution led by men and women under 27′


August 6th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Saying that the US needs to wake up to the reality of India's technological revolution being led by IIT-educated "young men and women under the ... Read more...

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RBI paints grim picture ahead of policy review (Second Lead)


April 20th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has painted a bleak forecast for the economy in its macro-economic report released Monday, saying business expectations for the coming months were ... Read more...

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RBI paints grim picture ahead of policy review (Lead)


April 20th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has painted a bleak forecast for the economy in its macro-economic report released Monday, saying business expectations for the coming months were ... Read more...

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India’s growth to dip to 5.5 percent, US expects


April 16th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 16 (IANS) The United States expects India's growth to slow to around 5.5 percent this year, but believes recently announced policy measures to stimulate the economy and ease ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s economic growth may drop to 3 percent


April 7th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Making a gloomy economic forecast, Sri Lanka's Central Bank said Monday that economic growth rate might drop to as low as 3 percent in 2009 from 6 percent ... Read more...

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Chidambaram assures adequate funds to stabilize liquidity crunch


October 10th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.10 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday assured the cash-strapped markets that Government will inject more funds into the system within 10-12 days through the supplementary demands ... Read more...

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