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US durable goods orders go up


August 25th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) New orders for US-manufactured durable goods rose for the third consecutive month in July, said authorities. Orders for durable goods increased 4.2 percent last month to ... Read more...

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Investors apprehensive of Bengal’s policies: Assocham


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government must take measures to attract big investment as industrialists are still "very apprehensive" about its policies, industry group Assocham said Wednesday."Still the ... Read more...

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Job creation a priority for Brazilian president


August 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to put job creation as a priority for her government, especially ensuring jobs for the underprivileged.Rousseff Friday made ... Read more...

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South Korean economic indicators weakening on sagging export


August 7th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 7 (IANS) South Korea's economic indicators related to production and investment weakened recently due to a reduction in exports, the finance ministry said Tuesday."Our economy saw stable consumer ... Read more...

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Mandela’s arrest site turned into memorial


August 7th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 7 (IANS) South Africa has built a memorial at the site where anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, state-run news agency SA News reported.Mandela was arrested ... Read more...

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Young India wants jobs, girls, social status: Chetan Bhagat


August 6th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) "Meri Naukri, Meri Chokri (My job, my girl)". Young India's rallying cry is simple. They want love, they want money and they want stature ... Read more...

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Government should be proactive in reducing unemployment: Narayana Murthy


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy Friday asked the government to be more proactive in reducing unemployment and poverty in the country."This is the time to ... Read more...

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Government confident of meeting 20 percent export growth target


July 26th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Although India's export during the first quarter has declined on the back of global economic slowdown, the government Thursday expressed confidence that its target of 20 ... Read more...

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US new home sales down


July 26th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Sales of new single-family houses in the US declined sharply in June, following a strong gain in May, figures from the US commerce department showed. Sales ... Read more...

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Infosys to hire 2,000 people in US by end 2012


July 24th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Tuesday said it plans to hire almost 2,000 people in the US by the end of this year."Infosys hired 1,200 people in ... Read more...

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Violence at Maruti plant reflects social unrest: Premji


July 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) Violence at auto major Maruti Suzuki's plant at Haryana's Manesar is representative of the social unrest building up in the country, Wipro chairman Azim Premji said ... Read more...

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US housing market ready to rebound


July 19th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) The US housing sector was ready to get back to work while the construction industry continued to struggle on the jobs front, said the US mortgage ... Read more...

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4.5 mn jobs at risk in eurozone in four years: UN


July 12th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 12 (IANS/AKI) The 17-nation eurozone faces a further loss of 4.5 million jobs, prolonged recession and social unrest over the next four years, the UN has warned ... Read more...

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BRICS urged to develop small, medium enterprises


July 11th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (IANS) South Africa and other BRICS members should prioritize the development of small and medium enterprises as a way of quick job creation to benefit communities and ... Read more...

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Obama seeks more action to rebuild US economy


July 8th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Stating that the country needs to do more than just reclaim the jobs lost during the recession, President Barack Obama has called for more action ... Read more...

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Shed fear, invest in Afghan opportunity: India (Roundup)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India Thursday unveiled its vision of promoting economic rejuvenation and stability of Afghanistan by asking companies from the region to invest in that country in ... Read more...

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Afghanistan woos Indian investors assuring high returns (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Dispelling security fears, Afghanistan Thursday assured Indian investors a business-friendly environment and said there are 17 key sectors, including mines, cement, steel and agriculture, in ... Read more...

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Afghanistan minister shores up investor confidence


June 28th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) In an attempt to dispel fears over security, Afghanistan Thursday said investors would not only be rewarded with significant returns but also play an important ... Read more...

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US-India trade group pushes for BIT


June 26th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) A leading US-India trade group has launched a major effort to promote a high-standard US-India Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) calling it the 'next hill to climb' ... Read more...

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European situation threat to US economic recovery: Obama


June 9th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The simmering eurozone debt crisis posed a big threat to the US economic recovery, with the region facing the risk of a renewed recession, ... Read more...

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US Federal Reserve ready to act if Europe crisis worsens


June 8th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS/EFE) US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Thursday his institution is ready to act if the European financial crisis worsens."As always, the Federal Reserve remains prepared ... Read more...

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France sees increase in jobseekers


May 31st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Jobseekers in France increased by 0.1 percent in April from a month earlier, as tepid economic growth slowed job creation in the eurozone's second largest economy, ... Read more...

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75 mn youths to be unemployed in 2012: ILO


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 22 (IANS) Nearly 75 million youths across the world will stay unemployed in 2012, said a report released Tuesday by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).This accounts for 12.7 ... Read more...

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G8 leaders stresses boosting growth


May 20th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) nations have stressed that bolstering economic growth and job creation was critical to the global economic recovery."The global economic ... Read more...

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Obama urges Congress to act on ‘To-Do List’ to spur economy


May 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday pressed Congress to act on a "To-Do List" to create jobs and help restore economic security for the middle class."After ... Read more...

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Gingrich announces withdrawal from Republican primaries


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich announced Wednesday that he is withdrawing from the Republican primaries, leaving the way clear for the front-runner, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt ... Read more...

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South Korea’s jobless rate drops


April 12th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 12 (IANS) South Korea's jobless rate dropped to 3.7 percent last month from a year earlier as job creation kept its solid growth trend in the service industry, ... Read more...

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50 innovation clusters to help MSMEs: Pitroda


March 28th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The National Innovation Council (NInC) aims to have around 50 innovation clusters covering the entire country by the end of 2012 to help out the ... Read more...

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Unemployment in France goes up


March 27th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 27 (IANS) Jobless rate in France inched up by 0.2 percent in February for the 10th successive month, as tepid economic growth slowed job creation in the eurozone ... Read more...

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Over half of Brazilians now middle class


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS/EFE) The number of Brazilians categorized as middle class has risen rapidly in recent years, climbing from 34 percent of the population in 2004 to ... Read more...

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US trade mission to explore business, lure Indian investment


March 21st, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) US Commerce Secretary John Bryson will lead a three-city trade mission to India next week aimed at exploring business potential of India's "rising infrastructure sector" and ... Read more...

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South Korea’s jobless rate falls


March 14th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 14 (IANS) South Korea's jobless rate fell to 4.2 percent last month from a year earlier as job creation kept its solid growth trend in the service industry, ... Read more...

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US retail sales go up


March 14th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS/EFE) Sales at US retail outlets increased by 1.1 percent in February to an annualized volume of $407.8 billion, the highest in five years, the Department of ... Read more...

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Obama appoints chief technology officer


March 10th, 2012 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday appointed Todd Park as the administration's chief technology officer (CTO).The post had been vacant after the departure of Aneesh Chopra ... Read more...

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Infosys’ Murthy wants budget to turbo-charge economy


February 27th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) The union budget for fiscal 2012-13 should "turbo-charge" the economy by making things easier for businesses to grow, create more jobs and attract more foreign ... Read more...

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