global economic meltdown

Robbery takes places at ancient Olympia Museum


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greek officials have announced that armed robbers have broken into the Ancient Olympia Museum and made away with several valuable items. Police say between 60 and 70 ... Read more...

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Tapping spirituality to reset corporate goals


January 4th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) The global economic meltdown, for which corporate greed in the developed world is mainly blamed, seems to be prompting management experts to bank on spirituality ... Read more...

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Unemployment is the ‘most talked-about’ problem globally


December 12th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The discussion of the world is unsurprisingly centered on “unemployment.” A new study conducted in 23 countries has revealed that “unemployment” is the biggest topic globally.Compared ... Read more...

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India can grow by nine percent through PPP: Pranab


August 21st, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said India has the potential to achieve nine percent growth, provided public-private partnership (PPP) model was optimally utilised."There is ... Read more...

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Bangladesh wants to import rice from India


July 13th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) Bangladesh is working out the modalities to import rice from India after New Delhi lifted a ban on rice export, officials said here.The ban was imposed ... Read more...

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65 percent top banks ‘back to business’


April 13th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 13 (IANS) In a cheering news for the financial world, two-thirds of the world's top banks say they are back to business as usual after the global economic ... Read more...

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Ruia Group acquires Germany-based Acument GmbH


February 21st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Extending its global footprint in the auto ancillary segment, the Rs.5,000-crore Ruia Group Monday announced the acquisition of Germany-based Acument GmbH & Co KG, one of the leading ... Read more...

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My Favourites: Bollywood’s Filmmakers Pick Their 3 Favourite Films Of 2010


December 31st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Inception: “It cerebrally reinvented the heist film.”Dabangg: “For its unabashed celebration of desi-ness.”Do Dooni  Chaar: “Authentic middleclass voice and Rishi Kapoor’s pitch-perfect performance.”Abhishek ChoubeyLove Sex Aur Dhokha(LSD): “Uncompromising.”Udaan: “Intense, great rendition.”Tere ... Read more...

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Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show” Features President Barack Obama As Special Guest


October 28th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With just days remaining for the mid-term elections, United States President Barack Obama made an appearance on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Wednesday. With his ... Read more...

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SMEs business confidence index to be bullish in Q3


October 24th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The business confidence index (BCI) of small and medium enterprises will move up in the third quarter of this fiscal, a survey by the Confederation of Indian ... Read more...

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Nationwide strike cripples life in Tripura


September 7th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 7 (IANS) The nationwide industrial strike called by major trade unions to protest increasing prices and privatisation crippled life in Left-ruled Tripura. "The strike was total with people expressing their anger ... Read more...

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Accelerate India’s economic diplomacy: Krishna


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday underlined the importance of economic cooperation in a world that is still recovering from the global economic meltdown. He was chairing a meeting ... Read more...

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Steven Slater Inspires Many To Look For Unusual Ways To Quit Jobs


August 17th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former JetBlue Flight attendant Steven Slater became a cult icon recently when he quit his job in one of the most dramatic fashions by inflating the ... Read more...

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Daniel F. Akerson To Succeed GM CEO Ed Whitacre


August 13th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Detroit, Aug 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what has come as a major surprise, Ed Whitacre has revealed that he would be stepping down as the chief executive officer of the ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Signs Unemployment Benefits Bill


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, July 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States President Barack Obama signed the bill that would restore the benefits to the people who have been out of work for a period ... Read more...

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Trade unions call for nationwide strike Sep 7


July 15th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Protesting against price rise and the decision to privatise profit making public sector undertakings (PSUs), trade unions affiliated to major political parties, including the ruling Congress, Thursday ... Read more...

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India exports registered an increase amid global economic meltdown: Maran


June 9th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Union Textiles Minister Dayanadhi Maran on Wednesday highlighting the major accomplishments undertaken by his Ministry said the India exports had registered an increase amid the global economic ... Read more...

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JSW Bengal faces no problem in Maoist-hit West Midnapore


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) JSW Bengal Steel said Thursday it is going ahead with its project in West Midnapore district of West Bengal, a hotbed of Maoist activities. "Our project got delayed by ... Read more...

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US Senate passes historic financial overhaul bill


May 21st, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) In a major victory, the US Senate has passed a sweeping financial regulatory bill, marking a milestone of the nation's biggest overhaul of financial regulations since the ... Read more...

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India’s economic fundamentals quite strong: Ahluwalia


May 18th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Tuesday lauded India's robust recovery after the global economic meltdown, asserting that the world has seen that India's ... Read more...

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G8/G20 leaders urged to have new policies for economic recovery (Lead)


April 29th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 29 (IANS) Meeting ahead of the G8 and G20 summits here in June, heads of business chambers from the G8 industrialised nations urged their leaders to institute new polices to ... Read more...

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No new tax in Tamil Nadu deficit budget for 2010-11


March 19th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Finance Minister K. Anbazhagan Friday presented a deficit budget with no additional tax for the financial year 2010-11. "The total revenue receipts of the government for 2010-11 ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise 11.5 percent in January


March 2nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew 11.5 percent to $14.34 billion (Rs.65,920 crore) for the third consecutive month in January, according to data released by the ministry of commerce ... Read more...

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‘Goods and Services Tax’ and ‘Direct Taxes Code’ to come into effect from April 1


February 26th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday tabled the General Budget for 2010-2011 in Parliament eyeing upon bringing back the deficits of the country to manageable ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to present Union Budget in Parliament today


February 26th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Amidst high expectations Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will on Friday present the General Budget for 2010-11 in Parliament, but inflation and the rising fiscal deficit ... Read more...

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Kerala announces ‘dream season’ to draw home tourists


February 18th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday announced the 'dream season' period to attract more domestic tourists to the state during the months of April to September, considered a ... Read more...

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Indian IT exports to touch $50-billion despite meltdown


February 4th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The resilient Indian information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing (BPO) industry will earn $50 billion (Rs.231 billion/Rs.23,100 crore) in exports by end of this fiscal, posting 5.5 ... Read more...

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Growth is coming back, say global CEOs (Lead)


January 28th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 28 (IANS) With their worst fears of a prolonged recession over, CEOs worldwide are now confident about growth bouncing back, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said in its annual global survey here. The survey ... Read more...

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Global CEOs say growth is coming back


January 28th, 2010 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 28 (IANS) With their worst fears of a prolonged recession over, CEOs worldwide are now confident about growth bouncing back, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said in its annual global survey here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Indian tourism shows signs of recovery: Kumari Selja


January 20th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Jan 20 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja on Wednesday said tourism in India has begun to show signs of recovery from global ... Read more...

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JPMorgan Chase Registers $3.3 Billion Profit


January 18th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that global banking conglomerate JPMorgan Chase has finally recovered from the financial crisis that plagued the banking major last year. The financial ... Read more...

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Dip in foreign tourist arrivals to India in 2009


January 8th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The global economic meltdown and the swine flu scare appears to have hit Indian tourism last year, which saw tourist arrivals fall by 3.3 percent to 5.11 ... Read more...

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Gulf will remain dream destination for Indians: NRI industrialist (Lead)


January 8th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Gulf will remain a "dream destination" for Indians and there is no serious impact of the global economic slowdown in the Middle East, ... Read more...

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Gulf remains dream destination for Indians: NRI industrialist


January 8th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Dubai World woes notwithstanding, there is no serious impact of economic slowdown in the Middle East, which will remain a dream destination for ... Read more...

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History Channel Aired The Show “Apocalypse Island” On Sunday


January 4th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The History Channel aired a show about a remote island on Sunday night, which evaluated whether the island which is situated in the middle of the ... Read more...

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