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S. Korea gearing up for G-20 Summit

September 23rd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (S. Korea), Sep 23 (ANI): With only 50 days left for the G-20 Seoul Summit, Korea is making conscientious efforts to gather a consensus in putting development as one of the ... Read more...

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Gains seen for rising powers like India at G20 Summit

September 19th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Restructuring the 66-year-old International Monetary Fund (IMF) with a greater say for countries like India and measures to ensure sustained global economic recovery ... Read more...

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South Korean firms to invest $18 bn in green business

July 14th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 13 (IANS/WAM) South Korean companies plans to invest 22.4 trillion won ($18 billion) in eco-friendly technologies over the next three years, a presidential committee said Tuesday. The investment would mark a ... Read more...

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Korea hopes India would renew POSCO Steel MOU in Orissa

June 4th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Busan (S.Korea), June 4 (ANI): Alaying doubts over the fate of South Korean steel company Posco's memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Orissa government to build a steel plant to be lapsed ... Read more...

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India, S. Korea place development as top item on G-20 agenda

June 4th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Busan (S.Korea), June 4 (ANI): India and South Korea, on Friday said they will put 'development' on top of the G-20 agenda.The commitment was made after Indian Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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No need to tax banks to create bailout fund: Pranab

June 4th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India Thursday said it does not favour taxing banks to create a corpus for future bailouts and stressed the importance of well-placed regulations to detect and ... Read more...

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UAE donates 700 tonnes of aid to Gaza

May 28th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Rafah, May 28 (IANS/WAM) About 700 tonnes of food and emergency medical aid from the UAE have been sent to the Gaza Strip to help mitigate the deteriorating humanitarian condition of the ... Read more...

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Concert lifts spirits in Haiti

February 19th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
By Jesus Sanchis Port-au-Prince, Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) To the rhythm of the music, at a huge open-air concert, several thousand Haitians temporarily forgot about the tragedy that has gripped them since the Jan ... Read more...

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Celebs doling out money to make Obamas inauguration big event

December 31st, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Hollywood celebrities are contributing big money to the Presidential Committee in a bid to make Barack Obamas inaugural ceremony a big event.Celebrities like Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx, ... Read more...

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