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Seeking internal growth drivers a new trend: Chinese official


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Boao (China), April 2 (IANS) Promoting internal growth drivers is the new trend in Asia's economic development, said Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday."While continuing to unleash its comparative advantages ... Read more...

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BRICS to set up joint bank, backs dialogue on Iran, Syria (Roundup)


March 29th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Seeking to reinforce their growing economic heft with diplomatic clout, the BRICS grouping Thursday pitched for a bigger voice in global governance institutions, including ... Read more...

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BRICS to set up joint bank, for dialogue on Iran, Syria (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Seeking to reinforce their growing economic heft with diplomatic clout, the BRICS grouping Thursday pitched for a bigger say in global governance institutions, including ... Read more...

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BRICS says dialogue only answer for Syria, Iran


March 29th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Seeking to reinforce their growing economic heft with global diplomatic clout, the world's top emerging economies Thursday warned the West against allowing the Iran ... Read more...

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BRICS Summit - Facts at a glance


March 28th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
India will host the 4th BRICS Summit in New Delhi on March 29. The theme of the summit is "BRICS Partnership for Global Stability, Security and Prosperity." A factfile on BRICS:* ... Read more...

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BRICS academics to flesh out agenda for summit


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Academics and experts from the five emerging economies -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- will meet here for a three-day discussion starting ... Read more...

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BRICS summit to focus on fixing global recession: India


January 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Ahead of the fourth BRICS summit of the five emerging powers, India Tuesday said the reform of the global governance institutions and ways to fix ... Read more...

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India 2012 will be a story of enterprising Indians, mediocre leaders (Comment)


December 29th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
2012 could be another atrophied year for India due to mediocre leaders without a cogent vision for the country. A country of 1.2 billion people, with boundless resources and energy, ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean bloc has key role to play: Australia


November 14th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) The Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) has an important role to play in addressing the challenges facing the region, Australia's Foreign Affairs ... Read more...

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BRICS nations set to surpass Mexico in GDP per capita


October 28th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 28 (IANS/EFE) Mexico currently ranks with Brazil and Russia in terms of gross domestic product per capita but it is projected to fall well behind those nations ... Read more...

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India to host ASEM foreign ministers’ meet in 2013


June 7th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) In a step that indicates its increased global role, India Tuesday said it will host the meeting of foreign ministers of the 46-nation Asia-Europe ... Read more...

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India to push for IMF reforms, discuss Libya at ASEM meet


June 6th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) As the race for the top job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) intensifies, India will push hard for the reform of international financial ... Read more...

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Reliance Asset Management Malaysia is investment manager of Shariah Growth Fund


May 28th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Malaysia based Reliance Asset Management (RAMMy), part of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, Saturday said it has been appointed investment manager of the Reliance ... Read more...

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Emerging economies spur global recovery: IMF


February 24th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The global economic recovery is advancing with strong growth in key emerging economies - China, India, Indonesia and Turkey - and growing intra-regional trade, particularly in ... Read more...

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UAE advocates free trade


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has advocated a free trade policy in the world, saying it can create economic opportunity for millions of people in developing economies, and thus ... Read more...

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India, developing nations driving global growth, but risks remain


January 13th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Led by India and other developing countries, the world economy is moving on from a post-crisis bounce-back phase of recovery to slower but still solid growth ... Read more...

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India calls for bold shift of power in IMF


October 8th, 2010 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) India's call for a bold shift of power in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from the rich to developing nations to restore its credibility after ... Read more...

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One Indian in 50 households dementia patient


September 21st, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) One person in every 50 households in India suffers from Alzheimer's disease or other related forms of dementia, according to a report by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) ... Read more...

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Global cost of Alzheimer’s: 1pc of global GDP - and growing: Report


September 21st, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): A report on the Global Economic Impact of Dementia revealed that Alzheimer's disease and other dementias are taking a massive toll on the global economy, and the problem ... Read more...

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Fortress Toronto awaits G-20 leaders


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 23 (IANS) In the biggest security operation ever mounted in Canada, the venue of the G-20 summit here has been sealed to ward off threats and protests against ... Read more...

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Premji says European crisis will not affect India, Wipro


May 21st, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Wipro chief Azim Premji said Friday the Euro zone debt crisis will have a minimal impact on India. "It will blow over," Premji told reporters on the margins of ... Read more...

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Modern workplaces are health risks for workers


April 28th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 28 (IANS) Use of nanotechnology and restructuring of workplaces are greater threats to workers' health, the International Labour Organisation has said. "In the wake of the crisis, let us act together ... Read more...

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India to grow 7.5 percent in 2010 despite slow global recovery


January 22nd, 2010 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) India is expected to grow at 7.5 percent this year, powered by skilful macroeconomic management, even as the global economic recovery that is underway slows later ... Read more...

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Amid slow global recovery, India to grow 7.5 percent in 2010


January 21st, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) India is expected to grow at 7.5 percent this year, up from 6 percent in 2008, even as the global economic recovery that is underway slows ... Read more...

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World Bank report says global economic recovery will slow down


January 21st, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) – The World Bank on Wednesday said the global economic recovery will slow down later this year as the impact of the fiscal stimulus diminishes, according to a new ... Read more...

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IMF least effective with advanced, emerging economies


January 20th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) International Monetary Fund's (IMF) interactions are least effective with advanced and large emerging economies, which together account for about 90 percent of global GDP, according to ... Read more...

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Global warming may be unstoppable, says scientist


November 24th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): In a provoking study, a scientist has argued that global warming might just be unstoppable.According to Tim Garrett, an associate professor of atmospheric sciences, University of Utah, rising ... Read more...

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China to be world’s largest construction market by 2018


November 13th, 2009 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) China will overtake the US as the world's largest construction market by 2018, and would be about four times larger than India's at the end of the next ... Read more...

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At G20, India to pitch for reform of global financial bodies


September 19th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India will make a pitch for reforms of world financial institutions and concrete steps to mitigate the global crisis when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh participates in ... Read more...

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Seasonal cycles promote global hunger


June 30th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Most of the world's hunger doesn't occur in conflicts or natural disasters but is actually driven by seasonal cycle, according to a new research.The 'hunger season' is the ... Read more...

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India, China growth to cushion deepening recession: World Bank


June 22nd, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 22 (IANS) Warning that the world is entering an era of slower growth, the World Bank Monday said that without India and China, the developing countries' output would ... Read more...

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BRIC has potential to lead economic growth: PM


June 15th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Global economic recovery was closely linked to the success of the economies of the four BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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CPI-M criticises Manmohan Singh’s economic policies


May 14th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Amid speculation that the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) was finally softening its stance on the Congress, the party mouthpiece has criticised the Manmohan Singh government ... Read more...

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BRIC a factor of stability in times of crisis: India


May 13th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Ahead of the first BRIC summit in Russia next month, Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon Wednesday said the four-nation grouping, comprising Brazil, Russia, India and China, will be ... Read more...

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Energy agency again downgrades 2009 global oil demand


April 10th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 10 (DPA) Worse-than-expected prospects for the world economy has prompted the International Energy Agency (IEA) to again revise downward global oil demand for 2009. In its Monthly Oil Report, issued Friday ... Read more...

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