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‘Donations run India’s political parties, sources largely unknown’ (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Donations make a major part of the funds on which political parties run in India, but most of these parties do not disclose the ... Read more...

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Macho men unhappy if female partners earn more


July 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Macho men whose female partners earn more than they do have poor romantic relationships, partly because they are stressed by the difference in income.Conversely, men who ... Read more...

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World Bank to give $37 mn more for Himachal watershed project


May 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 20 (IANS) The World Bank has agreed in principle to provide additional funding of $37 million (Rs.231.25 crore) for a watershed project in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem ... Read more...

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Canara Bank quarterly net profit declines 7.76 percent


May 10th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Canara Bank Thursday posted a decline of 7.76 percent in net profit at Rs.829 crore for the quarter ended March 31 against Rs.898 crore during ... Read more...

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Civil society demands universal pension for elderly


May 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Members of civil society and the unorganised sector Friday demanded universal pension rights for the elderly of the unorganised sector with a series of public ... Read more...

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Revolutionise India’s hospitality industry, Pitroda to Indian American hoteliers


May 4th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, May 4 (IANS) As Indian American hoteliers savor their ever growing clout here in the United States, they are now being asked to revolutionize the hospitality industry in India.Sam ... Read more...

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Putin declares income of $122,000 for 2011


April 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister and president-elect Vladimir Putin earned 3.662 million rubles ($122,000) in 2011, according to his income declaration posted on the government's website Thursday.In ... Read more...

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Women may not hesitate marrying low income men


April 8th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A British study has found men with low incomes are likely to be preferred by many present-day women following their changing aspirations in life.Today's brides are ... Read more...

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World Bank approves funding for India’s agricultural project


March 28th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $109 million funding for the Rajasthan Agricultural Competitiveness Project in India to enhance agricultural productivity through sustainable and efficient use ... Read more...

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New Indian consumer: Caught between tech and tradition


March 21st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Indian market is high on growth and consumer confidence but mythology still rules Indian consumption that is still rooted in "existential fear", say ... Read more...

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Millionaires should pay 30 percent in taxes: Obama


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the US middle class deserves tax cuts, while people with incomes above $1 million per year should pay at ... Read more...

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Russia’s poverty rate rises to 12.8 percent


February 21st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's poverty rate increased to 12.8 percent of the population in 2011 compared to the previous year, Alexander Surinov, head of the Federal State Statistics ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola plans to invest $1 bn in Mexico in 2012


January 30th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest $1 billion in its operations in Mexico this year as part of a $5 billion long-term investment plan, CEO Muhtar ... Read more...

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Act against `ghosts’ that haunt Pakistan: Daily


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) It is more than mildly amazing that nobody noticed that nearly 10 percent of the Sindh government's workforce are "ghosts", said a Pakistani daily as it ... Read more...

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Inequality on rise in G20 nations: Report


January 19th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Inequality has increased in 14 of 18 countries of G20, including India, with economic growth failing to trickle down to the poor, a new ... Read more...

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Kerala, Tamil Nadu should compromise on dam: Vayalar Ravi (Interview)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi says Kerala and Tamil Nadu should reach a compromise on the contentious Mullaperiyar dam."It is unfortunate there has ... Read more...

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Russian policemen barred from joining political parties


December 4th, 2011 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a law prohibiting policemen from joining, establishing or funding political parties, said a press secretary for Russia's deputy interior ... Read more...

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Two mn Mexicans employed as domestic workers


November 24th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) About two million Mexicans are employed as domestic workers, with women accounting for about 90 percent of such employees, and the majority lack employment contracts ... Read more...

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US Q3 growth revised downward


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) US gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 2 percent in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, revising its initial estimate that ... Read more...

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China to create 2 mn jobs for social workers


November 10th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) China is stregthening its social sector by offering about two million job opportunities, having observed the declining number of social workers in the country.As part of ... Read more...

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Richest 1 percent in US saw incomes triple


October 28th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS/EFE) After-tax incomes for the richest 1 percent of the US population soared by 275 percent on average between 1979 and 2007, while the poorest fifth ... Read more...

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Growth in Asia at high environmental cost: UN


September 19th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Asia-Pacific region has seen dynamic growth in the past few decades but this development has affected the environment, leading to pollution, increased emissions and ... Read more...

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Buy a home for just $99!


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Helping many ordinary people realise their dream to own a house, an American firm is offering wooden houses which can be bought at just $99.Besides ... Read more...

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Some 45 million Indians rose above $1.25 a day: Report


August 18th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Nearly nine million Indian households, or 45 million individuals, saw their incomes rise above the threshold of $1.25 a day, or Rs.56, in the two decades ... Read more...

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ADB offers $52 mn loan to curb coastal erosion in India


August 17th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Wednesday offered a $51.55 million loan to help curb coastal erosion in Karnataka and Maharashtra.This is the first tranche of ... Read more...

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Mammootty, Mohanlal together have Rs.30 crore undisclosed income


August 12th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Kochi Income Tax (IT) office, which raided the homes and offices of Malayalam superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal and their close associates last month, have found ... Read more...

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Home sales fall in Spain


August 11th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) Home sales in Spain fell in June by 7.7 percent from the previous month and by a whopping 22.9 percent compared with June 2010, authorities said.Sales ... Read more...

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Number of poor in Mexico climbs by 3.2 mn


July 30th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The number of people below the poverty line in Mexico rose by 3.2 million between 2008 and 2010 to 52 million, or 46.2 percent of ... Read more...

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China releases report on human rights


July 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) China Thursday released a report that said the country has fulfilled all targets of its national human rights action plan."All targets and tasks set by the ... Read more...

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India will require 1,320 aircraft by 2030: Boeing


July 6th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) US aircraft major Boeing Wednesday forecast that the Indian aviation market would require up to 1,320 commercial planes, worth $150 billion, over the next 20 ... Read more...

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China revises individual income tax law


June 30th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) China's top legislature Thursday adopted an amendment to the country's individual income tax law, raising the monthly tax exemption threshold from 2,000 yuan ($307.7) to 3,500 ... Read more...

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Edelweiss forays into Bangalore to finance housing


June 27th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 27 (IANS) Leading financial services group company Edelweiss Housing Finance Ltd (EHFL) has entered the lucrative Bangalore market to provide home loans as the tech hub accounts for ... Read more...

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Please pay taxes, Pakistani elite told


June 18th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistani Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has urged MPs and "all other well-off people" to pay taxes.Not only should they lead by example, but they must ... Read more...

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China and Venezuela sign agreement for satellite construction


May 27th, 2011 - 5:12 am ICT by BNO News
CARCAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- China and Venezuela on Thursday signed an agreement for the construction of the South American country's second satellite, the state-run AVN news agency reported.China will provide support ... Read more...

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One in four Italians face poverty due to recession


May 24th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 24 (IANS/AKI) One in four Italians currently face poverty as a result of the global financial crisis and their country's chronically low growth, the national statistics institute Isat ... Read more...

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