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Israeli military can be ’swept aside’ by Iran: US analyst


July 11th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 11 (IANS) In case of a possible military strike on Iran by Israel, Tehran will be able to rapidly rout the Israeli military as it has already been ... Read more...

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Virginia is bullish on doing business with India


March 11th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Richmond (Virginia), March 11 (IANS) Virginia and Maryland, two states surrounding the American capital, are vying with each other to woo India for investment and to boost exports to one ... Read more...

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European crisis threatening global recovery: Geithner


October 7th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner urged European leaders to take more forceful actions to contain the regional financial crisis threatening the global economy."The crisis in ... Read more...

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Airline industry to post $6.9 bn profit: IATA


September 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The international airlines association Tuesday hiked the industry's profit levels in the current year to $6.9 billion from the $4 billion it had projected earlier, ... Read more...

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Crude oil prices now steady after major drop


June 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Price of crude oil has now steadied after a major price drop. In fact the drop was so drastic that the IEA was forced to call in ... Read more...

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India, a nation of hard working super geeks


March 4th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.4 (ANI): India has about as many illiterate adults as the entire population of the United States, but there is no doubt in anyone's mind that it possesses the ingredients ... Read more...

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Economy set to grow nine percent in 2011-12: Manmohan Singh


November 12th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said India will revert to its pre-crisis economic growth rate of nine per cent in the next fiscal.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Sarkozy proposes G20 secretariat


August 26th, 2010 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 26 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Wednesday proposed the formation of a Group of 20 secretariat to oversee the implementation of important decisions by the bloc of major world economies. In ... Read more...

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Spanish economy to shrink 0.6 percent in 2010: IMF


January 27th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) Spain, suffering its worst recession in decades, will see its economy shrink another 0.6 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund has said in its latest global forecast. The ... Read more...

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FICCI suggestions on Pakistan ‘irresponsible’: Kashmir business lobby


November 16th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi Nov 16 (IANS) India's top industry lobby recommending hard military and economic counter-actions against Pakistan has drawn flak from a business body in Jammu and Kashmir which says its recommendations ... Read more...

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Global production of conventional oil could “peak” and decline by 2020


October 9th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 9 (ANI): A new report has warned that there is a significant risk that global production of conventional oil could "peak" and decline by the year 2020.According to BBC News, ... Read more...

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US, Russia agree to reduce nuclear arsenal (Lead)


April 1st, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev agreed Wednesday to draw up a new deal on nuclear disarmament, when they met in London ahead ... Read more...

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Global meltdown helping Asian powers to rise, says Brit Minister


February 28th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.28 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown''s special envoy on the economic crisis has said the global economic meltdown is accelerating Asia''s rise to global power. Lord Malloch-Brown, the foreign ... Read more...

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Honda needs buyer or it will quit Formula One


December 5th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.5 (ANI): Honda is likely to pull out of Formula One unless a buyer can be found by the end of the month. Honda Motorsport Corporation said it was pulling ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh confident about India minimising global meltdown impact


November 21st, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and the Chairperson of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Sonia Gandhi, on Friday said that India had the capability to ... Read more...

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Now, Shakira roots for Barack Obama


October 7th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Pop superstar Shakira has become the latest celebrity to support the Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.The Colombian singer is urging fellow Latinos to vote for Obama in ... Read more...

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China willing to cooperate with world economies to stabilise market


October 4th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 4 (Xinhua) China Saturday said it is willing to cooperate with world powers, including the US, to restore stability to beleaguered international financial markets."China is willing to enhance coordination and ... Read more...

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Maytas Infra is now World Economic Forum member


August 27th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Infrastructure development company Maytas Infra Ltd Wednesday announced that it has joined the World Economic Forum as a global growth company (GGC) member.Maytas is the only infrastructure company ... Read more...

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Bangladesh has one of highest trade barriers: World Bank


July 15th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) Bangladesh maintains a very restrictive trade policy and has one of the highest trade barriers in South Asia, a World Bank report released Monday said. The country has ... Read more...

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China’s inflation eases, but target still elusive


May 4th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 4 (Xinhua) Inflationary pressure in China continues to ease, thanks to falling farm prices, but the target of containing inflation to 4.8 percent looks elusive, market analysts said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Indian economic growth to dip to 7.9 percent: IMF


April 12th, 2008 - 5:03 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Despite resilience, India's economic growth is expected to dip to 7.9 percent this financial year, mainly because of weaker demand for Indian exports and higher financing costs, the ... Read more...

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China to continue with tight monetary policy


March 31st, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 31 (Xinhua) China's central bank said Monday it would continue with tight monetary policy to adjust to changes in the domestic and world economies. The People's Bank of China (PBOC) ... Read more...

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