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Mukherjee allays US fears, says India good for investment


April 21st, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Allaying a "misapprehension" about some retroactive changes in Indian tax laws, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured corporate America that India was a good ... Read more...

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US monopoly on World Bank presidency challenged (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) The US Friday named Jim Yong Kim as its candidate to lead the World Bank (WB), but he faces a challenge from two non-Americans - ... Read more...

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US energy policy moving in wrong direction: Chevron CEO


October 20th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The energy policy in the US is moving in the wrong direction and may risk making energy more scarce and expensive, John S. Watson, chairman and ... Read more...

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N. Korean refugees sceptical of government, support unification with South


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Jan 23 (ANI): A new book about North Korea by two international academicians has claimed that refugees of that country hold their government in low regard, and are far more sceptical ... Read more...

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Obama endorsement, a bold foreign policy stroke: US experts


November 9th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Leading US foreign policy experts agree that President Barack Obama's endorsement of India's permanent membership in the UN Security Council is "a bold foreign policy ... Read more...

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US economic experts bat for UNSC seat for India


October 30th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) As President Barack Obama travels to India next week, two leading economists have strongly backed India's case for a permanent seat of the UN Security ... Read more...

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US visa fee hike can sour ties with India: US experts


September 16th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Two noted US economic experts have warned that the new US law steeply hiking visa fees could sour US relations with India and send wrong ... Read more...

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China overtakes Japan as world’s second-largest economy


August 16th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): China has overtaken Japan in the second quarter, after three decades of spectacular growth, to become the world's second-largest economy behind the United States.The milestone, though anticipated ... Read more...

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India may grow still faster; inflation a ‘big worry’: RBI chief


April 27th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 27 (IANS) India's economic growth this year may be "slightly higher" than the currently estimated 7.2 percent but faster inflation is a "big worry", according to Reserve Bank ... Read more...

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World looks to US to conclude trade talks: WTO chief


April 25th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The re-launch of multilateral trade negotiations that has the potential to lift the recession-hit global economy when successful, is not possible till the US shows willingness, the chief ... Read more...

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World Bank chief economist proposes new ‘Marshal Plan’


February 10th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (Xinhua) World Bank's chief economist Justin Lin has called for the establishment of a $2-trillion Global Recovery Fund to help the low-income countries to cope with the current financial ... Read more...

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‘Buy American’ plan could invite retaliation from India, China: US study


February 4th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) A new US study has asked the US Congress to delete "Buy American" provisions from an over $800 billion economic stimulus bill lest it may encourage key suppliers ... Read more...

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Wanted, a Facebook to tackle global financial crisis: WB chief


October 7th, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick has suggested formation of a core group comprising seven emerging powers, including India, joining the Group of Seven to deal with ... Read more...

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Expand G7 to beat global turmoil: World Bank


October 7th, 2008 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (DPA) World Bank President Robert Zoellick Monday called on the world's largest nations to band together to prevent the kind of massive economic downturn now striking the globe from ... Read more...

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Former IMF economist warns of global recession


October 4th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (DPA) Simon Johnson, the former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, warned of a global recession as a result of the devastating financial crisis that has struck the ... Read more...

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Indian institutions going down in quality: Chidambaram


August 25th, 2008 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) India has good institutions but their quality is going down, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said here Sunday."We have high quality educational institutions but have poor quality teachers. There ... Read more...

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US asks India to open markets ahead of talks with Kamal Nath


May 8th, 2008 - 10:03 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 8 (IANS) The US wants advanced developing countries like India, China and Brazil to open their markets to finish the Doha round of world trade talks before President ... Read more...

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