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Economic growth to be above 8 percent, steps for foreign investments: Chidambaram (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Exuding confidence that the Indian economy will bounce back to a growth rate of above 8 percent, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday steps ... Read more...

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PM calls for revival of ‘animal spirit’ in economy


June 27th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called for revival of "animal spirit" in the economy and directed the officials to take measures to revive sentiments ... Read more...

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Brazil lags 95 percent in 2014 Football World Cup work


May 24th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 24 (IANS) A Brazilian government report has revealed just five percent of the country's 2014 Football World Cup projects have been completed, implying nearly 95 percent ... Read more...

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Milan can retain Serie A title: Alegri


April 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 26 (IANS) AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri insisted that his side could still retain the Serie A title after they beat a 10-man Genoa 1-0."Until the ... Read more...

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Minefield of controversies lie in next army chief’s way (Comment)


April 15th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
When Lt Gen Bikram Singh takes over as India's 27th army chief on May 31, he will be the first ever to be elevated to the force's top job under ... Read more...

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Let not political differences affect South Asia integration: India (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India Friday exhorted neighbouring countries not to let political differences come in the way of faster integration to address issues like terrorism, and underlined that ... Read more...

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Time to do more business in South Asia: India (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India Friday called for faster economic integration in South Asia and underlined that costs of not doing business with each other in the region will ... Read more...

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India urges faster economic integration of South Asia


March 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Describing South Asia as one of the fastest growing sub-regions in the world, India Friday called for its faster economic integration."We should strengthen economic links ... Read more...

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Castro meets experts to discuss threats to human species


February 12th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has met experts from 22 countries to discuss subjects related to dangers threatening the human species.The meeting was the 85-year-old Cuban ... Read more...

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Congress changed focus of Uttar Pradesh polls, says BJP


January 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday blamed the Congress for diverting Uttar Pradesh voters' attention from development to caste and religion issues ahead ... Read more...

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PM says corporate criticism of government ‘disappointing’


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In the backdrop of severe criticism by corporate leaders of his government's decision-making capabilities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said it was "a little ... Read more...

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US job was thankless assignment: Haqqani


December 20th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Former Pakistani envoy to the US Hussain Haqqani has said that his job as an ambassador was a "tough and thankless assignment".Haqqani was asked to deal ... Read more...

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Rupee to stay volatile on uncertain economic outlook


December 18th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Indian rupee, that has weakened almost 16 percent against the US dollar since the beginning of the year, is likely to remain volatile ... Read more...

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Britons fear downfall in their kids’ living standards


December 5th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) About two-thirds of Britons are worried that the present generation of children will have a low living standard than their parents cherished, a study has found.The ... Read more...

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Wrong to put timelines for Lokpal panel: Singhvi (Lead)


November 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) With the winter session of parliament two weeks away, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on law and justice examining the ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence at 2-year low


October 26th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) US consumer confidence in the way the economy is shaping up fell to its lowest level in more than two years this month mainly due ... Read more...

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Business confidence on the decline: CII


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Uncertainty surrounding the global economy, rising cost of inputs and high interest rates have led to a decline in business confidence during the current quarter, ... Read more...

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Shed pessimism, Indian economy intrinsically strong: PM


October 22nd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said there was no need for pessimism over the fundamentally-strong Indian economy, with the current slowdown just a short-term ... Read more...

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Little change in US consumer confidence


September 28th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) The confidence of US consumers in the economic progress of the country was relatively unchanged in September after falling in August to its lowest point ... Read more...

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Doha round can’t be allowed to collapse: Anand Sharma


September 5th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Doha round of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) must not be allowed to collapse as it will result in protectionism and hurt global economy ... Read more...

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Economists see probability of US recession


August 16th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Economists see a 30 percent chance that the US will suffer another recession, a significant increase from their view three months ago, according to a survey ... Read more...

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US Jobs report says that unemployment rate drops to 9.1%


August 5th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US unemployment rate has dropped to 9.1% after about 117,000 nonfarm jobs were added to the economy in July. The job market performed much better ... Read more...

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President leaving for Hyderabad Saturday, reshuffle after July 8 (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) With President Pratibha Patil scheduled to leave for Hyderabad Saturday morning on a week-long stay, the proposed cabinet reshuffle may take place only ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘honour’ not to be bartered for ‘prosperity’: Kayani


May 1st, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, May 1(ANI): Pakistan's honour and integrity will not be traded just in exchange for "prosperity", Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said."What's in national interest and what's ... Read more...

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‘Don’t work too hard, don’t stress’ advice may not be the key to longevity


March 12th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): It's long been said that always looking at the positive side of things and not working too hard will lead to a long and happy life, but a ... Read more...

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Afghan war brought ‘radicalization’ biggest disaster for US-Pak people: Imran Khan


January 28th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Davos (Switzerland), Jan 28 (ANI): Former cricket star turned Pakistani politician Imran Khan has criticised the war in Afghanistan, saying that is causing 'radicalization' that would be disastrous not only for ... Read more...

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World leaders speak on more collaboration to address challenges


January 27th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Davos (Switzerland), Jan 27 (IANS) The international community should focus more on long-term structural changes to deepen collaboration among stakeholders, said the co-chairs, including India's Chanda Kochhar, at the World Economic Forum ... Read more...

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China ‘to become world’s most important center for innovation by 2020′


December 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 06 (ANI): China will overtake both the United States and Japan to become the world's most important centre for innovation by 2020, according to a public opinion survey to ... Read more...

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Indians, Chinese rate their bosses the best: Study


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Indians and Chinese managers are rated the best amongst their employees.The survey conducted by the Kenexa Research Institute, a unit of ... Read more...

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Nepal premier poll crashes for ninth time


September 30th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) Held under the shadow of a dire economic and constitutional crisis, the ninth round of vote to elect a new prime minister in Nepal failed yet ... Read more...

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Good memory may be key to happiness


September 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): A good working memory could be the key to a happy and successful life, according to a new study.Dr Tracy Alloway, from the University of Stirling in ... Read more...

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Troubles behind, India promises ‘best ever’ Commonwealth Games


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Sceptics wrote it off as an organisational disaster and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had to make a personal intervention, but the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Sensex moves up to 18,000 amid positive Asian cues


July 21st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Wednesday noon moved further up from its opening trade highs and touched the 18,000 mark amid stable cues from other Asian ... Read more...

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Weight Watchers diet does help in shedding pounds, say experts


July 12th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Recent studies have revealed that the Weight Watchers diet could help the NHS tackle obesity-related health problems.Two studies conducted by the Medical Research Council have shown that Weight ... Read more...

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Sensex up 192 points, Bharti soars


July 9th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Friday rose considerably for the second consecutive session and was ruling 192 points higher than its previous close with telecom major ... Read more...

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