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BJP "spreading lies" about Gujarat`s development: Ahmed Patel

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 04:12

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi`s Political Secretary Ahmed Patel today accused Narendra Modi of "spreading lies" across the country on Gujarat`s development and expressed confidence about the UPA retaining power at the Centre.

Remittance 'super tax' costs Africa $1.8 billion a year: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 09:45

Africans are losing USD 1.8 billion (1.3 billion euros) a year due to high fees levied on funds sent from abroad by relatives, Britain`s leading think tank on development said Wednesday.

Obama seeks to leverage American innovation

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 07:38

US President Barack Obama has sought to leverage American innovation to help reduce poverty and boost economic growth, and increased agricultural production and food security without further accelerating climate change.

India leads global remittances with $70 billion in 2013

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 01:42

India lead global remittances in the year 2013 with a whopping USD 70 billion in its kitty, of which USD 65 billion were earned from the country's flagship software services exports, the World Bank reported Friday.

Mamata hits back at Modi, questions Gujarat`s development

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 23:09

With Narendra Modi attacking her claiming that `fake parivartan` took place in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee hit back charging the growth rate of Gujarat declined during his rule.

India gives Rs 18.4 mn aid to Nepal for new school

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 15:43

India has provided an aid of Rs 18.4 mn for construction of a new school in central Nepal. The school building, constructed in Chitwan district under the Nepal-India Economic Cooperation Programme, was inaugurated by Ambassador of India to Nepal Ranjit Rae yesterday.

USAID to provide $3.4 mn for Phailin-hit people

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 19:11

The United States, through the US Agency for International Development, will provide USD 3.4 million to NGOs for back-up to recovery activities for Cyclone Phailin-affected communities in Odisha.

Rich countries' unemployment rose in Feb: OECD

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 17:13

Unemployment in advanced countries rose slightly in February, the OECD said on Wednesday, a setback after recent falls.

OECD development aid hits record high in 2013, Europe lags

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 21:20

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which is considering changing its definition of what constitutes aid, said states in the Paris-based club doled out USD 134.8 billion last year.

India likely to see weak economic growth, says OECD

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 20:20

India and many major emerging economies are expected to see weak growth even as prospects have stabilised in most of the advanced countries, says a report by Paris-based think-tank OECD.

KCR made false promises on Telangana development: Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 23:49

Telangana Congress President Ponnala Lakshmaiah today alleged TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao made false promises of development.

OECD inflation falls to 1.4%, crimped by energy prices

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 18:35

In the eurozone, inflation "slowed to 0.7 percent in February, compared with 0.8 percent in January," the OECD said.