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Bernanke hints at moves to aid US labour market, recovery


September 1st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has hinted that the central bank might provide further monetary easing steps to improve the US labour market and broader ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US divorce on the table, says daily


August 24th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) The relationship between Pakistan and the US has again turned rocky and the divorce option is on the table, a Pakistani daily said Friday."Our relationship with ... Read more...

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New plan to help unregistered MSMEs: FISME


May 16th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Planning Commission's new manufacturing plan will help unregistered micro and small industrial enterprises (MSMEs) access institutional finance, power connections and other entitlements, the Federation ... Read more...

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‘India, Vietnam need to improve trade to counter China’


February 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India needs to aggressively develop its trade ties with Vietnam to take bilateral relations to the next level, particularly, to counter the increasing presence of ... Read more...

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German industrial output shrinks


February 8th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 8 (IANS) German industrial output fell steeper than expected in December, posting the largest drop in three years, official data showed.The Ministry of Economy reported that German industrial ... Read more...

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Brazil’s inflation rate may exceed 6.5 percent in 2011


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 23 (IANS) Brazil's central bank has forecast that the country's inflation rate for this year is likely to surpass the 6.5 percent upper limit set by ... Read more...

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Central bank warns stagnation of Austrian economy


December 10th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Dec 10 (IANS) Global financial crisis would cause stagnation of Austrian economy, said the country's central bank Austrian National bank (OeNB) Friday.According to OeNB, Austrian economic growth rate in ... Read more...

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Euro zone democracy: Market forces over people’s power? (Comment)


November 25th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Democracy may be an unfinished project, but can its imperfections be an excuse for Euro zone oligarchs to dismiss two elected governments?In the case of Greece, they added extra pressure to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brazilian economy was flat in third quarter


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's economy appears to have stalled in the third quarter, the country's deputy finance minister said Tuesday, while predicting a return to growth in the final ... Read more...

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US retail sales up in September


October 16th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) US retail sales climbed 1.1 percent last month compared to August, the biggest monthly gain since February, the commerce department said.Spending on retail goods had risen ... Read more...

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Putin’s birthday triggers Twitter flash mob


October 8th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who celebrated his 59th birthday Friday, caused a Twitter flash mob with a hashtag devoted to his birthday topping the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punjab gives promotions to 5,199 police men in one go


September 24th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) Punjab Police Saturday promoted 5,199 constables and head constables in one go - the highest number to be promoted together ever.Announcing a string of incentives for ... Read more...

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Russia needs fair elections: Gorbachev


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia needs to make urgent changes to its political system if it is to avoid instability, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has warned."For Russia, honest ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Venezuela surpasses Saudi Arabia in oil reserves


July 20th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela is now the country with the most proven crude oil reserves on the planet, 296.5 billion barrels, according to the Annual Statistical Bulletin of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rich keep getting richer in US


July 6th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS/EFE) The White House proposal to curb tax deductions that benefit firms and high-income individuals as part of the deficit-reduction negotiations that are continuing Tuesday have ... Read more...

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Capsicum set to pinch your pocket this monsoon


July 4th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), July 4 (IANS) Capsicum is set to cost more this season. Heavy rains have destroyed at least 30 percent of the crop in Himachal Pradesh, pushing ... Read more...

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Ready to tackle water stagnation during rains: MCD


June 27th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday said it is ready to tackle water stagnation problems despite the monsoon arriving in the Capital three days ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi steps up campaign against malaria, dengue


April 6th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Stepping up the campaign against vector borne diseases like malaria, dengue and chikungunya during the monsoon season, authorities Wednesday released a booklet on their its ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley refuses to keep TV in her house


February 1st, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 01 (ANI): Actress Keira Knightley has revealed that she does not have a television at her home.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star refuses to keep a TV in her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi minister denies building owner’s claim


November 17th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Delhi Finance Minister A.K. Walia Wednesday denied an allegation that the owner of a building which collapsed in east Delhi, killing 67 people earlier this week, had ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russia must democratise to avoid mass unrest: Gorbachev


October 19th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 19 (ANI): Former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev has called on Russia to democratise, warning that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's move to restore the system of strong and centralized state ... Read more...

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Australia to send biggest delegation to CWG, despite dengue scare (Second Lead)


September 9th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Melbourne, Sep 9 (IANS) Australia has issued an advisory to its citizens about the dengue in Delhi but that will not deter the "biggest" Australian contingent from coming here for the ... Read more...

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Cleanliness drive initiated by singer Mansingh ahead of CWG


September 7th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): Renowned classical singer Sonal Mansingh and students of several schools and colleges participated in a cleanliness drive here on Tuesday to keep the city clean and to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cabinet approves proposal of cadre restructuring of Military Nursing Services


August 26th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its approval to the proposal of cadre restructuring of Military Nursing Services (MNS).The decision is intended to reduce stagnation in the ... Read more...

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69 new dengue cases in Delhi, total 434


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) At least 69 new cases of dengue were reported in Delhi since Sunday, taking the number of those infected by the mosquito-borne disease to 434 this year, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kashmir: amend armed forces act, switch to rubber bullets (Comment)


August 14th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli When the prime minister of India refers to the alienation of a state, delivers a televised address in the language of the region and promises autonomy, the seriousness of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

50 hurt near Dhaka in clash over power shortage


August 11th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 50 people, including police personnel, were injured in a clash early Wednesday when people angered by frequent power breakdowns took to the streets in Narayanganj ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Britain to build 300 mn pound airport for 4,000 people


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Britain plans to construct a 300 million pound airport for a tiny island having a population of barely 4,000 people. International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell said Britain had an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MCD adopts ‘zero tolerance’ against debris on roads


July 15th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Wednesday warned other civic agencies against digging up the capital's roads, except where required for Commonwealth Games projects, and said accumulation ... Read more...

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Learnt lessons, prepared for monsoon: MCD


July 5th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi , July 5 (IANS) As the monsoon sets over the national capital, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) claims that it has learnt lessons from the past years and is ... Read more...

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Focus on small farmers to achieve food security: Swaminathan


June 15th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India must act swiftly on agriculture and tap the potential of double yields, even as the proposed food security bill can address the economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anna Wintour Upfront On ‘60 Minutes’ With Morley Safer


May 31st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of American Vogue for the last 21 years and, possibly, the most commanding female in fashion, spoke to Morley Safer on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Incessant rains damage mustard crop in Kashmir


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Anantnag (J-K), May 23 (ANI): Continuous rains for nearly two months have damaged mature mustard crop in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag region.Mustard is sown in September-October after paddy is harvested. As temperatures ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Others see growth in Bangladesh, local experts don’t


April 13th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) Global financial and credit rating agencies have drawn a positive picture of Bangladesh's economy, but domestic experts see signs of stagnation and slowdown in investment. The International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Advani tells BJP not to be demoralised by poll defeat (Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Feb 19 (IANS) Calling upon party workers not to get demoralised by electoral defeats, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L. K. Advani said here Thursday that the party has ... Read more...

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