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Make UP model for other states: Mulayam asks ministers


September 12th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all Samajwadi Party (SP) ministers in Uttar Pradesh to read the party's pre-poll manifesto thoroughly, party chief Mulayam Singh Wednesday said the state government ... Read more...

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Catalans march in Barcelona to advocate support for Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Sept 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of Catalans thronged the streets of Barcelona to in an unprecedented show of unity to advocate for autonomy from Madrid. The march was informed by the ... Read more...

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Downward revision of Spain’s GDP data


August 28th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish economy grew by 0.4 percent last year, less than the initial estimate of 0.7 percent, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said.The INE also ... Read more...

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Australia’s consumer confidence falls


August 15th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) The confidence of Australian consumers has fallen despite some positive economic news over the past month, a survey released Wednesday showed.The survey was released by Westpac ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to be given from September: Akhilesh


August 14th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday announced that the provision of taking work from beneficiaries of the unemployment allowance has been done away with ... Read more...

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Left, BJP for debate on economy, price rise


August 13th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The BJP and the Left Monday demanded a debate in the Lok Sabha on stagnating economy and high prices of essential items.Communist Party of ... Read more...

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British kids lending cash to hard-up parents


August 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Worried children are lending pocket money to their cash-strapped parents in Britain, a study claims.Fifty-eight percent of eight to 15-year-olds said they fret about family finances, ... Read more...

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Job creation a priority for Brazilian president


August 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to put job creation as a priority for her government, especially ensuring jobs for the underprivileged.Rousseff Friday made ... Read more...

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Government should be proactive in reducing unemployment: Narayana Murthy


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy Friday asked the government to be more proactive in reducing unemployment and poverty in the country."This is the time to ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades Italy debt rating


July 13th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 13 (IANS) Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Italy's government bond rating two notches over concerns that the country is more likely to experience a further ... Read more...

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Infosys fears euro could collapse


July 12th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) India's IT bellwether Infosys fears that the euro could collapse due to the sovereign debt crisis in Greece and Italy and the banking crisis in Spain."We ... Read more...

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Austria needs immigration to fill job gaps: Minister


July 11th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 11 (IANS) Despite current concerns over unemployment, Austria will need more immigrants to fill job gaps in future, Minister for Social Affairs Rudolf Hundstorfer said here. "Over the ... Read more...

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UP to dole out unemployment allowance in July


June 29th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants in the state from July, an official said Friday.A senior official told IANS that ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to roll out in July


June 29th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants from July, an official said Friday.Work on it is in the final phase. So ... Read more...

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‘Collective effort needed for eliminating child labour’


June 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) People, civil society and the government agencies should join hands to eradicate child labour, an official said Tuesday, adding that the menace was inter-connected with ... Read more...

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France sees increase in jobseekers


May 31st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Jobseekers in France increased by 0.1 percent in April from a month earlier, as tepid economic growth slowed job creation in the eurozone's second largest economy, ... Read more...

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Britain sees 15 percent rise in suicides


May 25th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Cases of suicide have risen by 15 percent since Britain plunged into recession, official figures reveal.Coroners courts concluded that 3,471 people had taken their own lives ... Read more...

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Country heading towards another Emergency, says BJP


May 25th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The BJP Friday anticipated the imposition of another Emergency in the country, saying the situation was similar to the pre-emergency era of 1974."The situation ... Read more...

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Pakistan to seek $1 bn from NATO


May 20th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari would demand $1 billion from the NATO as compensation for the war on terror and its dire consequences on the ... Read more...

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Hollande gives Sarkozy a run for his money (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 23 (IANS) Incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy, who stood second in the first round of France's presidential poll, faces a tough challenge from socialist Francois Hollande as the country ... Read more...

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British mothers are now compelled to work


April 17th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) As their families struggle to make ends meet, several British mothers are being forced to return to work, according to Britain's employment minister Chris Grayling.The demise ... Read more...

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Business bankruptcies in Spain rise


April 10th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 10 (IANS/EFE) More than 1,600 Spanish firms declared insolvency in the first quarter, a rise of 21 percent over the same period in 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers said Monday in ... Read more...

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Polish minister expects Euro 2012 to generate jobs


April 6th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 6 (IANS) Polish Labour Minister Wladyslaw Kosiniak-Kamysz feels unemployment will fall due to the Euro 2012 as the football championships will stimulate the economy and provide work for ... Read more...

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Is China driving US exports?


March 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) China seems to be driving US exports, as shipments from the US to the Asian giant are growing much faster than to other major destinations.According to ... Read more...

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Greek economy to shrink in 2012


March 20th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, March 20 (IANS) Greece is expected to remain in recession for a fifth straight year in 2012 with the economy shrinking by 4.5 percent and recovery due to start ... Read more...

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Budget neglects northeast: Tripura minister


March 16th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 16 (IANS) The Tripura government Friday said the budget had neglected the economically backward northeastern region.The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) called for protests against the "anti-people ... Read more...

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Budget is disappointing: Shiromani Akali Dal


March 16th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Budget 2012-13 was "disappointing" and had nothing for women, who comprise half the population, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Harsimrat Kaur said Friday."This is a ... Read more...

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Economy not strong enough: US official


March 16th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) US economy is on the mend and shows many signs of early recovery but still not strong enough to go without help from the government, ... Read more...

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UP cabinet approves Samajwadi Party’s polls sops


March 16th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) In its first cabinet meeting, the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday approved the promise made by the Samajwadi Party (SP) in its manifesto to distribute free laptops ... Read more...

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Six lakh unemployed youth registered in Kashmir: Government


March 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 8 (IANS) There are about six lakh unemployed youth registered in Jammu and Kashmir, the state assembly was told Thursday.About 6 lakh educated unemployed youth of the state ... Read more...

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EU forces Britain to take in 12,000 Indian workers


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Mrach 2 (IANS) Brussels has drawn up a plan that could force Britain to admit 12,000 workers from India despite soaring unemployment at home, the Daily Mail reported.The order ... Read more...

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US economy grew faster than thought in fourth quarter


March 1st, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS/EFE) The US economy grew at a 3 percent annual rate in the last three months of 2011, faster than the 2.8 percent initially thought, the Commerce ... Read more...

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Crime against women rise in northeast


February 14th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 14 (IANS) The northeastern states have recorded a sharp rise in incidents of crime against women, the Women Power Connect (WPC) said Tuesday.Ranjana Kumari, the WPC president, said ... Read more...

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Industries sagging in Jammu and Kashmir


February 9th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 9 (IANS) Industries in Jammu and Kashmir are showing signs of decline despite the incentives and concessions provided by the central government since 2002.Entrepreneurs and economy watchers say ... Read more...

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Attentiveness in KG key to work-oriented skills


January 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 30 (IANS) Attentiveness in kindergarten (KG) is the key to developing "work-oriented" skills in school children later as adults. "Children who are more likely to work autonomously and ... Read more...

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