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Corruption will keep India in chaotic poverty trap: Survey

March 15th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Recognising that self-interest drives a market economy, the Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled Thursday also says India will stagnate and remain in the grips ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair wants UN to recognise International Widows Day

June 24th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Cherie Blair, the wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair and a leading human rights lawyer, has appealed to the UN to recognise June 23 as International ... Read more...

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Call for International Action to Combat Epidemic of Non-communicable Diseases

May 19th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantThe International Diabetes Federation (IDF), International Union Against Cancer (UICC) and World Heart Federation (WHF) issued a joint statement on 19 May 2009 that calls on the international community to ... Read more...

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World Bank urges Obama to help fight global poverty

January 24th, 2009 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (Xinhua) World Bank President Robert Zoellick has urged US President Barack Obama to do more to help fight global poverty, The New York Times reported Friday. Zoellick said fighting ... Read more...

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Inflation in Pakistan 31 percent in a week

July 5th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 5 (ANI): Latest figures issued by Pakistan's Federal Bureau of Statistics indicate that inflation has jumped over 31 per cent during the last one week. This is first instance ... Read more...

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Globalisation propagates trafficking, organ trade: study

May 26th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Globalisation may have wrought many positive changes in our lives, but it has also helped propagate evils like trafficking and organ trade, according to a new study. Some ... Read more...

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