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At Birla marriage anniversary, Mamata talks business


April 29th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) In a bid to send the right signals to the business community, deterred from investing due to the West Bengal government's land and SEZ policies, ... Read more...

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Good policy environment in Bengal needed for investment


April 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Chinese ambassador Zhang Yan Friday said a good policy environment is needed in West Bengal to attract foreign funds and identified agriculture, tourism and power ... Read more...

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Government has key role in primary education: Stiglitz


January 15th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz feels that government should play an important role in providing primary education as it enables the poor to have access to ... Read more...

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BRIC should come together to form a global fund: Stiglitz


January 14th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz feels the rising BRIC economies should come together and form a global fund for more accessibility of the developing nations."I am ... Read more...

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India does not have clear roadmap to growth: Stiglitz


January 13th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz Thursday said India does not have a "clear roadmap" for where it is going, and argued against fuller capital market liberalisation ... Read more...

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Direct land purchase for industry won’t work: Stiglitz


January 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz Wednesday said the West Bengal government's model of direct purchase of land from land owners to set up big plants ... Read more...

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Stiglitz against foreign investment


January 10th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 10 (IANS) Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz Tuesday said opening doors to foreign investment would have disastrous consequences and would lead to serious economic instability."Insufficiently regulated capital market and ... Read more...

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Rich nations asked to transfer green techniques


February 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) "It is imperative that industrialised countries transfer clean technologies to developing countries at low cost or no cost," Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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India targets $1 trillion infrastructure investment: Ahluwalia


January 28th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 28 (IANS) India will double its investments in infrastructure to $1 trillion during the 11th Five Year Plan that begins 2012, with half of that expected from the private sector, ... Read more...

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No surprises, as Bhutto, Archer again top bestseller list (IANS Books


May 27th, 2010 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) There are no changes at the top of the bookrack this week as Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto's "Songs of Blood and Sword" again holds sway over the ... Read more...

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Fatima Bhutto, Jeffrey Archer on top of bestseller list (IANS Books)


May 20th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani author Fatima Bhutto still holds sway over the non-fiction category with her book "Songs Of Blood And Sword", while Jeffrey Archer was at the top of ... Read more...

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Fatima Bhutto’s book remains on top (IANS Books)


May 13th, 2010 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) "Songs of Blood and Sword" by Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto is still the number one non-fiction bestseller while Jeffrey Archer's "And Thereby Hangs a Tale" dominates the ... Read more...

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Fatima Bhutto’s book tops bestseller list again (IANS Books)


May 6th, 2010 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) In a super run for late Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto's niece Fatima Bhutto, her "Songs of Blood and Sword" completes a month on top of ... Read more...

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Pavan Varma, Orhan Pamuk bestselling authors of the week


March 25th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) "Becoming Indian" by Pavan K. Varma continued to retain the number one position in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while Nobel Prize winner ... Read more...

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‘The Museum of Innocence’ bounces back to No.1 position


March 18th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) "Becoming Indian" by Pavan K. Varma climbed six steps to become the number one non-fiction book on the bestseller list this week while Nobel Prize winner ... Read more...

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Amarinder Singh’s ‘The Last Sunset’ tops bestseller list (IANS Books)


March 11th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) "The Last Sunset" by erstwhile royal and former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh dominates non-fiction this week while Stieg Larsson's "The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets' ... Read more...

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‘Trickster City…’ tops bestseller list


March 4th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) "Trickster City - writings from the belly of the Metropolis", a collection translated by Shveta Sarda, climbed to the top of the bestseller list in the ... Read more...

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Nobel Laureate calls for new global reserve currency system


March 27th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 27 (Xinhua) Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has called for a new global system to replace the US dollar as the world's reserve currency. "There is a growing consensus ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN lashes out at governments for failing their citizens


October 31st, 2008 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 30 (DPA) The UN General Assembly president Thursday criticised governments for failing their responsibility in building up a strong economy to protect their people's living conditions.A one-day debate on ... Read more...

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UN creates task force on global economic crisis


October 21st, 2008 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 21 (DPA) Just days after US and European leaders agreed to an emergency economic summit on US soil, the UN Monday announced the creation of a task force to ... Read more...

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US Government pushing for intervention to end financial crisis


October 10th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.10 (ANI): The Bush administration is considering a partial nationalization of some banks, buying up a portion of their shares to shore them up and restore confidence as part of ... Read more...

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US economist calls financial crisis worst since 1930s


March 19th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
DPA Wellington, March 19 (DPA) The current financial crisis is the worst the world has seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s and the US Federal Reserve move to cut interest rates ... Read more...

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Iraq war costs $12.5 bn a month: Stiglitz


March 11th, 2008 - 12:35 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, March 10 (Xinhua) A new book, authored by Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, says that the cost of the Iraq war has now reached $12.5 billion a month, up from ... Read more...

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Iraq war to cost at least $3 tn: Joseph Stiglitz


March 1st, 2008 - 1:08 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, Feb 29 (Xinhua) The Iraq war will cost Americans between $3 trillion and $5 trillion, including military spending, broader economic costs and decades of benefits and medical care for combat veterans, ... Read more...

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