NDA government no different in tackling economic crisis: Analysts

The new NDA government has given no indication it is better equipped than its UPA predecessor in tackling the myriad crises affecting India`s economy, according to a group of policy analysts who discussed here the challenges before the dispensation ahead of the union budget on July 10.

Injuries, arrests on third night of Barcelona clashes

Thirty people were arrested and 14 others hurt when police clashed with stone-throwing youths in a third night of riots sparked by a squat eviction in Barcelona, officials said on Thursday.

At least three killed by gunfire at Venezuela protests

At least three people were shot dead during anti-government protests in Caracas, escalating the worst bout of unrest in Venezuela since turmoil after President Nicolas Maduro`s election last year.

Pope urges social `fraternity` after economic crisis

Pope Francis today urged governments around the world to show more solidarity and strive for equality following a period of economic crisis, a day after being declared "Person of the Year" by Time magazine.

Miami Herald writer freed from Venezuela custody

The Miami Herald reported on its website that Jim Wyss was released yesterday from a detention facility in Caracas and handed over to US Embassy officials.

UPA govt responsible for country`s economic crisis: Amit Shah

Terming the UPA government a failure on all fronts, BJP`s UP in-charge Amit Shah on Tuesday held the "poor" policies of the Congress-led government responsible for the economic crisis in the country.

Prez should dismiss UPA govt, bring polls forward: Rajnath Singh

Lashing out at the Congress-led UPA ruling coalition at the Centre for its alleged all-round failure, BJP urged the President to dismiss the Manmohan Singh government.

Women worst affected in crisis situation: Swaraj

Women are the most vulnerable lot - be it in natural calamities or economic crisis or growing corruption, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said in the national capital on Thursday.

Global military spending falls amid economic crisis

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) attributed the fall to austerity policies implemented in the majority of developed countries due to the global economic crisis that began in 2008.

Economic, identity issues `may have driven Vikings out of Greenland`

Economic and identity issues, rather than starvation and disease, drove Viking descendent out of Greenland back to their ancestral homes in the 15th century, researchers say.

US aid to India drops during economic crisis

The US aid to India has dropped by over 25 per cent since 2010, as the country goes through a grave economic crisis.

Manmohan Singh has pushed economy back to 1991 level: Venkaiah Naidu

BJP on Tuesday hit out at the Congress-led UPA government at Centre for allowing FDI in multi-brand retail.

WHO urges sufficient health budgets despite economic plight

WHO has called on all governments to keep up sufficient health budgets despite the current economic woes.

From US to Europe, Wall Street protests go global

Protests began in New Zealand, touched parts of Asia, spread to Europe and resumed at their starting point in New York.

Fertility rates dropping due to economic crisis

The first major recession since that caused by the oil shocks of the 1970s, brought a sudden trend reversal to the previous pattern of rising fertility rates in several highly developed countries.

Fertility rates dropping due to economic crisis

The first major recession since that caused by the oil shocks of the 1970s, brought a sudden trend reversal to the previous pattern of rising fertility rates in several highly developed countries.

Pak must make peace with India to overcome its economic crisis

With its economy battered by
the devastating floods, Pakistan must make peace with India
and normalise its economic ties if it wants to overcome the
crisis, a noted American scholar has said.

Pak must make peace with India to overcome its economic crisis

With its economy battered by
the devastating floods, Pakistan must make peace with India
and normalise its economic ties if it wants to overcome the
crisis, a noted American scholar has said.

Russia faces social upheaval due to scorching heat: Experts

Unprecedented heat wave and
drought in major agro regions of Russia could lead to grave
social and economic consequences and would aggravate the
economic crisis in the country, top experts have warned.

World economic crisis hits AIDS funding

The global fight against HIV/AIDS is threatened by stagnating economies around the world.