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India Inc disappointed with RBI leaving rates unchanged (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Indian industry Monday expressed disappointment over the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to keep key lending rates unchanged to control inflation while the ... Read more...

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India’s central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged (Fourth Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to control high inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday kept key lending rates unchanged but said it is ready to provide ... Read more...

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India’s central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged (Third Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to control high inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday kept key lending rates unchanged, but said it is ready to provide ... Read more...

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China seeks strategic partnership with Myanmar


June 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) China wants to strengthen its strategic partnership with Myanmar, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday.Li was speaking to visiting Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin ... Read more...

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BJP slams government over economic situation (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday slammed the Congress-led government charging it with "policy paralysis" for the downturn in the economic situation, a day ... Read more...

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BJP slams government over economic situation (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday slammed the Congress-led government charging it with "policy paralysis" for the downturn in the economic situation, a day ... Read more...

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ADB sees Indian economy growing at 7 percent


April 11th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India's economic growth is likely to rise marginally to 7 percent this fiscal from 6.9 logged in 2011-12 as global conditions stabilise, the Asian Development ... Read more...

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Avoid political disruptions, India urges BRICS (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As the world's five major emerging economies began the fourth BRICS Summit here Thursday, India urged other members of the grouping to help avoid ... Read more...

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China wants closer ties with Myanmar


February 24th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) China Thursday pledged to boost strategic cooperation with Myanmar.Top political advisor Jia Qinglin hailed the bilateral exchanges and enhanced trade cooperation during a meeting with Myanmar's ... Read more...

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Latin American economy to grow 3.7 percent in 2012: UN panel


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) Latin American and Caribbean nations will enjoy growth of 3.7 percent in 2012 after expanding 4.3 percent this year, the UN Economic Commission for Latin America ... Read more...

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Europeans too slow in tackling crisis: Brazil


November 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 9 (IANS) European countries are too slow in helping solve the global economic crisis, said Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega.He criticised the European countries for letting ... Read more...

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India will grow at 8-8.5 percent: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday exuded confidence on 8-8.5 percent growth for India despite the difficult global situation and said a ... Read more...

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India’s growth could be lower than earlier projection: Pranab


October 19th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth could be lower than the earlier projected level of 8 percent, given the turbulent global financial conditions, Finance ... Read more...

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India needs more foreign policy experts: Omprakash Mishra


August 12th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India needs hundreds of new foreign policy scholars and experts to tackle the challenges of the current global situation, says eminent foreign policy expert and ... Read more...

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India has no place in world order: Brajesh Mishra


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Arguing that India has "no place in the world order" currently, former national security advisor (NSA) Brajesh Mishra Tuesday said the country has to step ... Read more...

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India will soon become fastest growing economy: PM


May 22nd, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said India will soon become the fastest growing economy, having expanded admirably in the past few years despite the ... Read more...

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Pakistan may give gold mining rights to Chinese


May 18th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) As Pakistan turns to China after the killing of Osama bin Laden by US commandos May 2, Islamabad is likely to dump Canada's Barrick ... Read more...

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General Jones, Nirupama Rao review progress in security, economic cooperation sectors


September 18th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Washington, Sep.18 (ANI): Ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's scheduled visit, the Indian Foreign Secretary, Nirupama Rao, and U.S. National Security Advisor General Jim Jones reviewed the progress being made ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary Rao discusses UNSC permanent seat for India with top U.S. officials


September 18th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.18 (ANI): Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has revealed that she discussed the issue of India being given a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) with ... Read more...

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Conduct research on more financial inclusion: Pranab


September 13th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 12 (IANS) Urging bodies of eminence like the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) to conduct research on facilitating more financial inclusion, union Finance Minster Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said sound data ... Read more...

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Indo-US business leaders can strengthen ties: Pranab Mukherjee


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said business leaders of both India and US can play a major role in strengthening ties between both countries.Mukherjee was ... Read more...

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UN Security Council reform inevitable: Brazil


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 22 (IANS) The structure of United Nations Security Council reflects the reality of 65 years ago and a reform in the world body is inevitable, Brazilian Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Some open market actions by RBI needed to tame rupee: Basu


May 14th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu Friday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) should take some open market actions to tame the rupee from appreciating further. "I am not ... Read more...

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Book on Indira Gandhi would play important role in improving Indo-Pak ties: Pak writer


May 5th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 5 (ANI): Keeping in view the global situation, it was imperative for both India and Pakistan to work together for improving ties, and her book: "Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi" would ... Read more...

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Finance bill passed, ministry control on surveillance body mooted (Parliament Roundup)


April 29th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday passed the Finance Bill, 2010-11, with no change in fuel levies but with concessions for certain sectors on a day the government ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill with no change in fuel levies (Roundup)


April 29th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday passed the Finance Bill for 2010-11, with a special relief package for coffee growers, and tax concessions for healthcare, auto and realty ... Read more...

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Pranab justifies hikes in duties on oil, fuel products


April 29th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday justified the hike in excise and customs duties on crude oil and petroleum products because of the global situation and said ... Read more...

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Indian economy to grow 8.5 per cent next fiscal: Manmohan Singh


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said that the Indian economy would grow at 8.5 percent during the next fiscal.Inaugurating a conference on building infrastructure hosted ... Read more...

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Double-digit growth within India’s reach: Manmohan Singh (Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Promising a renewed focus on infrastructure that will need $1 trillion in investment during 2012-17, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said India will grow at 8.5 ... Read more...

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India to grow 8.5 percent next fiscal: Manmohan Singh


March 23rd, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Indian economy will grow at 8.5 percent during the next fiscal, even as the government will do everything possible to ensure a mid-term target of ... Read more...

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Global financial governance should give place for emerging economies: Indian envoy


September 24th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Pittsburgh, Sep 24 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to the United States Meera Shankar said on Thursday that India will pursue reform of the governance structure of international financial institutions and changes in ... Read more...

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Agitating workers set fire to factory in Bangladesh


June 29th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 29 (IANS) Agitating workers Monday set fire to a garment factory located on the outskirts of the capital, where violence over the past two days has left two workers dead ... Read more...

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India hopeful of taking trade talks forward


June 19th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 19 (IANS) Asserting that New Delhi had never wanted the Doha Round of World Trade talks to collapse, India has expressed the hope that a common meeting ... Read more...

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India will recover after global situation improves: RBI chief


May 14th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao believes the Indian economy will recover only after the world tides over the financial crisis. "I believe for India to recover ... Read more...

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Eastwood calls on cowardly generation to get tough to beat recession


March 7th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): As the worlds finances continue to crumble, veteran director Clint Eastwood has come forward and offered a piece of advice for the generation dealing with recession get ... Read more...

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