Himachal's debt Rs 33,884 crore in 2013-14

Himachal Pradesh's debt stood at a whopping Rs 33,884 crore in 2013-14 with the growth of 11 percent over the previous year, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said on Friday.

Former village head commits suicide over debt, crop loss in UP

A former village head allegedly committed suicide here after consuming poisonous substance over debt and crop loss in the untimely rains and hailstorm in UP, official said on Wednesday.

UP in debt burden of Rs 2.65 lakh cr

Uttar Pradesh is facing a debt burden of over Rs 2.65 lakh crore which was taken as loan from different financial institutions, the state Assembly was informed on Tuesday.

Mamata Banerjee to raise issue of debt waiver with Prime Minister

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who had sought to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time in nine months after his assuming office, on Friday said she will raise the state's debt waiver issue with him.

Spain wants back 26 bn euros lent to Greece: Minister

Spain warned Friday it will want back 26 billion euros ($39 billion) it lent to Greece in the financial crisis, as new left-wing leaders in Athens seek to renegotiate the country`s debts.

Berlin 2024 Olympic Games plan is on thin financial ice, claims expert
Berlin 2024 Olympic Games plan is on thin financial ice, claims expert

Berlin`s potential 2024 Olympic bid could be the wrong financial decision with the city deep in debt and lacking the infrastructure to host such a global event, the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) said on Wednesday.

Greece will seek `fair, mutually beneficial` EU deal: PM Alexis Tsipras

 Greece will seek a "fair, mutually beneficial" deal with its EU creditors on renegotiating its huge debt, newly-elected Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Monday.

Venezuela minister rules out currency devaluation

Venezuela`s economic minister has ruled out a devaluation of the nation`s currency, as the country struggles with soaring debt and inflation.

Ellen Pompeo to develop satirical show

`Grey`s Anatomy` actress Ellen Pompeo is set to develop a new ABC Family series based on the novel Debt.

Ukraine must pay $1.6 bn for June gas: Gazprom

Russian gas giant Gazprom said on Tuesday that Ukraine had until June 2 to pay $1.6 billion (1.2 billion euros) for natural gas or Moscow will turn off its energy supplies.

Billions of outstanding debts, Russia asks Ukraine to pre-pay for fuel

Russia ordered crisis-hit Ukraine on Thursday to pay upfront for all its future natural gas deliveries because of billions of dollars in outstanding debts.

Too many awards affect credibility, says Abhay

Actor-producer Abhay Deol, who graced the Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards here, says it`s good to celebrate cinema but when there are excessive number of awards, one tends to lose credibility.

Mick Jagger shelled out millions to bail girlfriend L`Wren Scott`s out of debt

Mick Jagger spent millions trying to bail girlfriend L`Wren Scott out of debts before she committed suicide.

In landmark for EU, Ireland leaves its bailout behind

Three years after going cap in hand to international lenders, Ireland has officially ended its bailout, providing a landmark for the euro zone`s efforts to resolve its debt crisis.

US debt increases to $17 trillion

The public debt of United States has increased to a whopping USD 17 trillion after the Congress increase the debt ceiling this week.

US shutdown seen dragging on as debt ceiling fight nears

The shutdown of the U.S. government appeared likely to drag on for another week and possibly longer as lawmakers consumed day three of the shutdown with a stalling game.

High levels of debt hazardous for health

If young people from the US are under high debt, their blood pressure could increase and their health could suffer, a new study has claimed.