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Reform global governance structures, India urges NAM (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Admitting to deficits in global governance, India Thursday called on the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to "take the lead" in reforming international institutions like the UN, ... Read more...

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Pakistan moving towards MFN status for India: Gilani


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has urged Asian countries to establish regional harmony and sustainable development through increased trade and economic growth. He said Pakistan ... 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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India says no BRICS candidate for World Bank


March 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India Monday said the BRICS forum of emerging countries have no plans to field or rally behind a common candidate to head the World Bank, ... Read more...

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BRICS to sign pacts for trade in local currencies


March 26th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The five major emerging economies of BRICS -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- are set to inject greater economic momentum into ... Read more...

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‘South Africa to back renminbi as international currency in BRICS Summit’


March 26th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 25 (IANS) The South African government will endorse the Chinese renminbi as the new global currency during the incoming BRICS Summit in India, media reports said Sunday.... Read more...

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Russia’s external debt down 10 percent to $36 bn


March 1st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government's external debt declined by 10.4 percent in 2011 to $35.8 billion, the finance ministry said Thursday.In euro terms, Russia's sovereign debt declined ... Read more...

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Binding climate pact can slow down emerging economies: India


December 15th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Pushing for reforms of global institutions of governance, India has expressed apprehension that a legally binding agreement on greenhouse gas emissions, as agreed at Durban, ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s central bank cuts growth forecast


December 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 1 (IANS) Bank Indonesia (BI), the central bank, lowered its forecast for economic growth in 2012 for a second time Wednesday on fears that ongoing problems in Europe ... Read more...

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Stable China border will help growth: India


November 21st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Readying to set up a mechanism to settle the border dispute with China, India Monday said it needed a stable arrangement on the issue that ... Read more...

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World’s major economies should work together : Hu (Second Lead)


November 4th, 2011 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday urged the world's major economies to work together to promote growth and financial stability."It is imperative that we stand on a ... Read more...

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World’s major economies should work together : Hu (Lead)


November 4th, 2011 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday urged the world's major economies to work together to promote growth and financial stability."It is imperative that we stand on a ... Read more...

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China contributing more to world economic growth: Hu


November 4th, 2011 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao said Thursday that his country is making more contributions to the world economic growth as its economy has made strides in the ... Read more...

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3 summits in a month: Manmohan set for intense global diplomacy


October 31st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Taming the international financial crisis, evolving an East Asia architecture and infusing new energy into South Asian integration -- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has ... Read more...

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India, France to discuss eurozone crisis, AfPak, n-deal


October 19th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India will Thursday urge France, the host of the forthcoming G20 summit, to help evolve a credible recovery plan to combat the eurozone crisis ... Read more...

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Impressed by Aakash, Swedish minister to meet Datawind CEO


October 18th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The world's cheapest tablet computer Aakash seems to have created a global buzz with Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt planning to meet Sunnet ... Read more...

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Fitch downgrades three European banks ratings


October 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Fitch ratings agency has cut three European banks' credit ratings and put another seven international financial institutions on the negative watch list.The global rating agency ... Read more...

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Manmohan cautions against building walls of protectionism


September 24th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Noting that the world economy is in trouble, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday cautioned against allowing the slowdown to trigger the building of walls ... Read more...

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India-EU free trade agreement by end-2011


July 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India and the European Union are likely to sign a free trade agreement, aimed to boost the flow of trade and investment, by the end ... Read more...

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US vows to advance India’s rise as economic power


June 29th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Aiming to make India one of its top 10 trading partners, the United States has vowed to help advance India's rise as an economic power, ... 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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Manmohan invokes NAM, questions West’s control of IMF (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) With Western powers not willing to loosen their grip over key global institutions like the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Prime Minister ... Read more...

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PM hopes for consensus on top IMF job, slams Western monopoly


May 29th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) Questioning the monopoly of Western powers in the International Monetary Fund, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said top positions in international ... Read more...

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World’s richest man to hold stake in new Spanish bank


May 12th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, will hold a one percent stake in CaixaBank, once the La Caixa savings bank transfers its banking business to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives in China for BRICS summit


April 12th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, arrived in China's resort city of Sanya on Tuesday to take part in the third BRIC (Brazil-Russia-India-China) summit, which will ... Read more...

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India, China ties have acquired global significance: Manmohan Singh


April 12th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today said ties between India and China have acquired global significance.In a statement released ahead of his departure on a ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US relations: Who will blink first (Part-III)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
As opposed to the stake that the US has in the persona of Davis and others like him across the world, are the stakes that the US has in Afghanistan and ... Read more...

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G-20 had a vital role to play in India, Australia


January 20th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): Noting that India and Australia have resilient and strongly performing economies, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and his Australian counterpart Kevin Rudd on Thursday stressed that the ... Read more...

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Swiss banker gives ‘tax evasion’ secrets to WikiLeaks


January 16th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) A Swiss banker-turned-whistleblower said he will hand over the secret offshore bank account details of 2,000 "high net worth individuals" and "hedge funds" of global financial institutions to ... Read more...

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Ruggiero assures Pakistan of US’ commitment to strategic ties


January 7th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 7(ANI): Acting US Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Frank Ruggiero has assured Pakistan leaders that Washington remains fully committed to its strategic relationship with Islamabad."One of the objectives ... Read more...

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India, France in pact for two n-reactors, unite against terror (Second Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Monday vigorously pitched for India's claim for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council as the two sides launched a new ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to have dinner with PM Sunday


December 5th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) As negotiations for a framework civil nuclear pact go down to the wire, French President Nicolas Sarkozy meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over dinner Sunday night ... Read more...

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UK wants reforms across sectors for continued aid payment to Pak


November 15th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 15(ANI): The United Kingdom has urged Pakistan to come up with credible and irreversible plans for reforms across sectors, including power, for continued growth in aid payment."Britain stands ready to ... Read more...

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India, China and Russia call for global efforts to promote world growth


November 15th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wuhan (China), Nov 15 (ANI): India, China and Russia on Monday called for coordinated global efforts to promote strong, sustainable and balanced world growth.In the Joint Statement issued at 10th RIC Ministerial ... Read more...

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