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U.S. unemployment rate drops to 8.1 percent, lowest in 3 years


May 5th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The unemployment rate in the United States fell to 8.1 percent in the month of April, reaching its lowest level in three years, the U.S. Labor Department ... Read more...

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Obama hails positive jobs data


March 10th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday hailed the positive jobs data and said the nation must keep its "economic engine churning".He was speaking at a Rolls ... Read more...

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Eyeing election, Obama calls for bringing jobs back home (Second lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Saying that 'no challenge is more urgent' than keeping the American dream alive, President Barack Obama virtually launched his re-election campaign hitting out at "outsourcing" ... Read more...

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Huge opportunity to bring jobs back: Obama


January 25th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said that Americans have a huge opportunity to bring "manufacturing jobs back" to the country.Obama said he would oppose "any ... Read more...

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BJP opposes FDI in multi-brand retail


November 24th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said it was opposed to foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail being considered by the government as it ... Read more...

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Over 46 million Americans live in poverty


November 4th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) They may not be starving, but by American standards some 46.2 million people live in poverty today, more than at any other time in American history, ... Read more...

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Jaguar Land Rover to invest 355 mn pounds on engines


September 19th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Tata Motors company Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Monday said it will invest 355 million pounds (over $550 million) for a new facility to manufacturer advanced ... Read more...

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White House wants to spend $53 bn on high-speed rail


February 9th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) US Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday announced a six-year, $53 billion plan to create a national high-speed and intercity passenger rail network."As a long time Amtrak rider ... Read more...

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US to build $53 bn high-speed rail network


February 9th, 2011 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) The US will build a high-speed rail network worth $53 billion as part of a new investment plan for the infrastructure sector unveiled by Vice President Joe ... Read more...

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US Senate polls: Democratic outsource attack alienating Indian American vote bank


October 24th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 24 (ANI): Democratic attacks on employment outsourcing in this year's campaigns are alienating a once-stalwart source of the party's funding, Indian-Americans, who believe India is sharing blame unfairly ... Read more...

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US losing competitive edge to India, China, Germany: Obama


October 2nd, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Accusing "special interests" of stymying his efforts to rebuild the US economy, President Barack Obama says they have created new energy technologies and high-skilled jobs ... Read more...

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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi requests continued support from Communications Workers of America


July 29th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday called for continued support at the 72nd annual legislative–political conference for the Communications Workers of America (CWA) at the Washington Hilton.During ... Read more...

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New York State Unemployment Rate Down, Benefits Extended


July 24th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the discovery that the unemployment rate for New York State has gone down, the benefits for the state’s unemployment has been extended for those who ... Read more...

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3M to invest $4.2 million in Cynthiana, KY plant


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
CYNTHIANA, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – 3M company will invest $4.2 million in new equipment for the Cynthiana, Kentucky plant, Governor Steve Beshear announced on Thursday.The investment will bring in new products which ... Read more...

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Local Welfare in a Global Context: Slums and Urban Welfare in Karnataka’s Development


November 29th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by admin
By Pushpa Achanta, CNSIn September 2006, CIVIC (www.civicspace.in) organized the above public meeting in Bangalore with Dr. Supriya Roy Chowdhuri, Professor ISEC, Bangalore (www.isec.ac.in) and Mr. Narayanswamy, Joint Director, Karnataka Slum Clearance ... Read more...

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President Obama To Appoint Ron Bloom As Manufacturing Adviser


September 7th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez According to the latest emerging reports from the White House, it has being said that President Barack Obama is going to announce the appointment of Ron Bloom as the administration's ... Read more...

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An invention that could save million of gallons of fuel every day


July 5th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): A scientist has come up with an invention that could save million of gallons of fuel every day.Called the 'Plug-in Hybrid Retrofit Kit', it has been developed by ... Read more...

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Canadian currency in overdrive


May 30th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 30 (IANS) The Canadian dollar is in overdrive. The loonie - as it is called - rose to 92 US cents Friday, raising fears about its adverse impact on the ... Read more...

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Gates announces major shift in US defence priorities


April 7th, 2009 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (DPA) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates Monday announced a major shift in the Pentagon's spending priorities, cutting some expensive Cold War-era weapons programmes and boosting spending that would ... Read more...

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Australian govt. to freeze recruitment of migrant workers to protect local jobs


March 16th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 16 (ANI): To protect local jobs, Australian Government is set to announce a 14 percent cut on immigration intake. The Kevin Rudd Government has revealed that it will close ... Read more...

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Many Thais to loose jobs


February 23rd, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Thailand to face unemployment and could worsen in the months ahead and force factory workers back to the kingdom's rural heartlands says the Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij.The 45-year-old Mr Korn told the ... Read more...

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Tit-for-tat ‘Buy Canadian’ policy against US sought


February 11th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
The union leaders, who took their case to the nation's parliament in Ottawa Tuesday, said they would pressurise the government to announce the protectionist policy along with the proposed $40 billion stimulus ... Read more...

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Clinton woos Ohios white women for Obama


September 15th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton is trying hard to stem the recent shift of white female voters to the Republican ticket.During the brutal Democratic primary fight, ... Read more...

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Canadian dollar falls to lowest level in 11 months


August 6th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) The Canadian dollar fell to its lowest level against the US dollar Tuesday since September, closing at 95.98 US cents. At Friday's close, it stood at 97.66 US ... Read more...

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Rise of India, China no cause for protectionism: British premier


May 2nd, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 2 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has urged Europe and America to keep their trading borders open despite the twin pressures of an economic downturn and ... Read more...

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High noon for Obama vs Clinton in Texas, Ohio


March 5th, 2008 - 5:57 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 5 (DPA) Voters in the states of Ohio and Texas poured into churches, schools and civic centers Tuesday to vote for presidential nominations, with all eyes on the contest between ... Read more...

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