quarterly report

UN chief calls for diplomatic solution to Iranian n-issue


September 1st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has regretted that Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are yet to reach agreement on resolving Iran 's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan’s 3.7 percent GDP growth encouraging: Bank


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan's economic growth of 3.7 percent in the 2011-12 fiscal year was encouraging given the adverse effects of energy shortage, oil price rise and damage to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Food prices rise on costlier oil: World Bank


April 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Global food prices rose by eight percent in the first three months of 2012 due to higher oil prices, adverse weather and strong demand in Asia, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australian gold producer cuts 2012 production forecast


April 24th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Australia's largest gold producer Newcrest Mining Tuesday said it would cut its production forecasts for 2012 following a major review of its operations.Newcrest said gold production ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Pakistani economy very sick’


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Pakistan's economy seems to be "experiencing a near-death experience", a daily said Thursday, urging sensible planning instead of senseless borrowing.The government says the economy is turning ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

4,823 applications pending with Jharkhand mines department


March 20th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 20 (IANS) More than 4,800 applications for prospective mining and the renewal of leases for mining are pending in Jharkhand, an official said Tuesday."The applications have been pending ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Life quality-lows for Britons over 50


August 16th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) The quality of life for Britons aged over 50 has been witnessing a rapid decline for the last nine months following rising inflation and unemployment, a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Woman dies after riding a carousel at the Disney World


February 8th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Walt Disney as part of its quarterly injury report to the Florida authorities have indicated that a woman collapsed and died after riding in the carousel in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pressure grows on Iran to come clean over nuclear plans


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23(ANI): The United Nations (UN) is reportedly putting pressure on Iran to abandon its nuclear programme and allow inspectors to examine its facilities.The Iranian government insists that its uranium ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NATO commanders, officers in Afghanistan battle weary


June 21st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): A senior military intelligence official who has served in Afghanistan and participates in daily briefings on the war has told The Washington Times that there is a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s growth robust, may slow down: World Bank


June 18th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (DPA) China's economy "continued to grow robustly" in the first half of this year but has shown signs of "some softening" that could slow growth slightly in 2011, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Federal Recovery Act funds have produced 5,800 jobs in Oregon this year


April 21st, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
SALEM, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funded approximately 5,800 jobs through $150 million in federal investments during the last three months as shown in Oregon’s third ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Argentina to spend $1.12 bn cleaning polluted river


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) More than 4.32 billion pesos ($1.12 billion) will be utilised this year for cleaning up the most polluted river in Argentina, authorities said. The Matanza-Riachuelo Basin Authority, which ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US stocks surge on retail sales, GM, Bernanke comments


November 17th, 2009 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 17 (DPA) US stocks rose Monday to 1-month highs after reports of improving retail sales, a better-than-expected General Motors quarterly report and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's hopes for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Niko announces gas discovery at Reliance Mahanadi block


August 14th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Canada-based Niko Resources has said it has found natural gas in the offshore Mahanadi basin block that it is jointly exploring with Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). "At NEC-25, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World Bank raises China growth forecast to 7.2 percent


June 18th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (DPA) The World Bank Thursday raised its forecast for China's annual economic growth to 7.2 percent, saying the country is posting "respectable" growth fuelled by the government's four-trillion-yuan ($590 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US Federal Reserve sees some signs of economic recovery


April 30th, 2009 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (DPA) The US economy appears to be contracting at a slower rate than in previous weeks in a sign that it is beginning to stabilise, the US Federal Reserve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UK only three months away from sliding into full-blown recession


July 8th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned that Britain is only three months away from sliding into a full-blown recession. In a devastating new quarterly report, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pentagon reports sharp drop in violence in Iraq


June 24th, 2008 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 24 (DPA) The Pentagon reported Monday that violence in Iraq has dropped by 40 to 80 percent under the increased presence of US troops and better coordination with the Iraqi ... Read more...

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Poor Bangladeshis spend 87 percent of food budget on rice


June 19th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Dhaka, June 19 (Xinhua) The poor and people in low-income section in Bangladesh spend nearly 87 percent of their food budget on rice and the rest on protein and vegetables, giving rise ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Many job aspirants give fake educational qualifications: study (Lead, superseding earlier story)


June 14th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) In the first study of its kind in India, an employee background screening company has found that among the job aspirants who cheat, nearly 85 percent resort to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

85 percent job aspirants give fake information: study


June 14th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) In the first study of its kind in India, an employee background screening company has found that nearly 85 percent of candidates submitted "fake documents" when seeking employment. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China-ASEAN trade reach target three years ahead of schedule


April 28th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 28 (DPA) Trade between China and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) reached $202.5 billion last year, beating a $200-billion target three years ahead of schedule, a report said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canada almost in recession, says bank


April 25th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 25 (IANS) The US economic slowdown and global financial crunch have cast their shadow on resources-rich Canada, which has almost entered recession, according to the Bank of Canada. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangalore gets Rs.8 mn for vehicle-tracking project


March 20th, 2008 - 11:37 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) The central government will provide Rs.8 million to state-run Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) for a pilot project to track vehicles using GPS (global positioning system) and GPRS ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government approves financial assistance for Bangalore GPS project


March 20th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): A central assistance of Rs.80 lakh has been approved by the government for implementing a pilot project of the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). The amount is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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