market reforms

Community land rights unenforced in Third World

May 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Millions of forest people in tropical nations, including India, have won unprecedented legal rights to land but laws ensuring community land rights to them remain ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

No recovery in sight for global labour market: UN

May 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 1 (IANS) A new UN report Monday warned that despite signs that economic growth has resumed in some regions, the global employment situation is alarming and shows ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ILO warns of new global jobs crisis

April 30th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 30 (IANS) The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Monday warned of the emergence of a global jobs crisis, noting that around 50 million jobs that were lost during the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Budget highlights 4

March 16th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
* Infusion of Rs.15,888 crore in public sector banks, regional rural banks and NABARD in 2012-13.* Infrastructure will require Rs.50 lakh crore in 12th Plan, half of this from the private ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Budget highlights 3

March 16th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
* From 2012-13, full subsidies for providing food security; in other sectors to the extent the economy can bear this.* Hope to raise Rs.30,000 crore from disinvestments.* New equity savings scheme ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China mulls property market regulation

January 31st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) China is planning to introduce new regulations to further cool the property market.Housing Minister Jiang Weixin said his ministry has started a project to link databases ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kazakhstan welcomes international observers for January polls

December 24th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Dec 23 (IANS) Kazakhstan has said it would welcome international observers to monitor landmark parliament elections in mid January that would pave the way for a multi-party legislature in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan’s economic growth strategy criticised

October 7th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Pakistan's strategy for achieving higher growth has come in for criticism from experts.Participants at a consultation on economic growth Thursday in Peshawar expressed doubts on the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US, India will lead 21st century: Palin

March 20th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 18 (IANS) Former US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said Saturday that India and US, as the world's largest democracies, should lead the world in this ... Read more...

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China is now world’s second largest economy, overtakes Japan

July 31st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): China has overtaken Japan to become the world's second-largest economy.The China Daily and the Xinhua news agency quoted Yi Gang, China's chief currency regulator, as saying that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yanukovych wins first round of Ukraine’s presidential poll

January 18th, 2010 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Jan 18 (DPA) Viktor Yanukovych, a former prime minister supporting close relations with Russia, won the first round of Ukraine's presidential election Saturday, according to exit polls. The big business-friendly politician is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Red Carpet welcome for Manmohan Singh at White House

November 24th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh received a red carpet welcome at the White House in Washington DC on Tuesday.The meeting between Dr. Singh and President Barack Obama ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Unenforced laws more harmful than no laws at all: study

October 8th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) Insider trading laws that are not enforced can hurt shareholders and economic vibrancy in emerging markets even more than having no securities laws at all, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PXIL launches longer duration exchange-traded products in Mumbai

September 15th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 15(ANI): The Power Exchange India Limited (PXIL) on Tuesday launched its longer duration power products for the Indian power market at a function in Mumbai.These 'Weekly' and 'Day-Ahead Contingency (DAC)' ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US agrees to relax restrictions on hi-tech goods’ export to China

July 30th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Recognizing China's growing market economy, the US has agreed to loosen restrictions on the export of hi-tech goods to China, Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Qishan has disclosed.The decision came ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China serves as model for hunger reduction, says UN agency

May 29th, 2009 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 29 (Xinhua) As the world continues to face high food prices, the right blend of government regulation and market forces, like the steps taken in China during the 1970s, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |