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Pakistan for promotion of human rights: Gilani


December 10th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan stands committed to the protection, promotion and practice of human rights, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said.In a message on the occasion of Universal ... Read more...

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India Inc., jurists call for well-crafted Lokpal bill


October 10th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Prominent corporate leaders and jurists in Mumbai stressed the need for an urgent passage of a "well-crafted" Lokpal bill by parliament.In an open letter, the ... Read more...

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Resilient economy reflected country’s economic management: Mukherjee


January 10th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the resilience shown by the Indian economy during the global crisis reflects a maturing of the economic management of ... Read more...

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Panel to clean up financial sector laws soon: Mukherjee


November 19th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The government will soon set up a commission to "rewrite and clean up" financial sector laws, in a bid to make them more relevant to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India eying double-digit growth by 2012: Mukherjee


October 7th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 7 (IANS) India is targeting double-digit economic growth by 2012, buoyed by an estimated near nine percent growth in the first quarter of the current financial year, Finance ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Case backlog due to lack of settlement culture’


July 10th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Chief Justice of India S.H. Kapadia Saturday said that the absence of a settlement culture among litigants was the single most important factor in the flooding of ... Read more...

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World Cup exit: Italian minister slams ‘luxury immigrants’


June 25th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 25 (IANS/AKI) Italy's humiliating first round exit from the World Cup is the fault of scandalously overpaid "luxury immigrant" footballers who have swamped the country and killed off native footballing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Minister slams ‘luxury immigrants’ after Azzurris’ World Cup exit


June 25th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 24 (IANS/AKI) Italy's humiliating first round exit from the World Cup is the fault of scandalously overpaid "luxury immigrant" footballers who have swamped the country and killed off native footballing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Reform panel for financial sector laws soon


February 26th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A financial reform commission will be set up soon to rewrite and clean up the 'old' laws of the country in this sector, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

80 per cent Pakistanis work at home


December 14th, 2007 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 14 (ANI): Nearly, 80 per cent of Pakistans population is working as home-based workers (HBWs) in the informal sector. Surprisingly, 50 per cent of those HBWs are women, whereas, out ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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