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Canada, India to continue talks on economic, financial sector policy

Tim Sargent, Associate Deputy Minister of Finance, Canada, will be visiting India this week, to take part in the India-Canada Economic and Financial Sector Policy Dialogue. Sargent will lead the Canadian delegation to the dialogue, which will be held on February 13 in New Delhi.

PM Modi's journey from tea shop to 7, RCR extraordinary: Kerry

Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said it has been an extraordinary journey of "a young man who sold tea right by the rail road here in Gujarat to the PM's residence on the Race Course Road (in New Delhi)".

PM Modi talks counter-terror cooperation with US, Canada leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday discussed counter-terror cooperation, among other issues such as greater economic ties, with senior leaders of the US and Canada visiting India for the Vibrant Gujarat Summit here.

Egypt swears in new government to tackle economic woes

Egypt`s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb was sworn in on Tuesday at the head of a new government that retained key economic and security ministers but created a new investment post to attract funds to an economy racked by years of political turmoil.

Montek rules out approaching IMF over economic woes

Hit by a currency crisis and poor growth, India on Saturday ruled out approaching the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for assistance, saying the economic situation has not reached a point where outside help is warranted.

China sacks top economic official over corruption charges

A former top economic official in China has been expelled from the Communist Party and removed from public office over charges of corruption and bribery.

16 economic legislations in coming Parl session

The bills are considered important for the next gen reforms and the government has been making requests
to the Parl panel to complete the work.

India, China to resume military exchanges

The decision was taken at a meeting between PM Manmohan Singh and Prez Hu

China to retain advantage despite India`s demographic rise

China would retain its economic advantage against India in the next two decades despite decline in population and the labour force, a top Chinese analyst has said.

Gilani identifies areas for cooperation with US

Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday identified strengthening the capacity of law enforcement agencies and fast tracking of economic and military aid.

No monetary tightening seen for now: Finmin advisor

India is not expected to announce any monetary tightening measures for now, the finance ministry`s chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu said on Monday.

WPI inflation likely to be over 7.5 pc by end-FY 10: D&B

"Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation will average between 6.40-6.60 per cent during December 09," Dun & Bradstreet`s economy forecast said here on Tuesday.

China`s rise as economic power most-read news of decade

The rise of China as an economic superpower was the most read news story of the past decade, surpassing the Iraq War and the 9/11 attacks.

Japan unveils $81 billion economic stimulus

Japan Tuesday unveiled a fresh stimulus package worth 7.2 trillion yen ($81 billion) Tuesday to spur the world`s second-largest economy facing deflation and a rising yen.

`India needs to be stable in troubled economic climate`

India needs to find a balance between remaining competitive and being financially secure and stable in a troubled economic climate, Infosys` Chief Mentor N R Narayana Murthy said here Friday.

Terrorists seeking to upset economic growth: Home Ministry

The Home Ministry has said terrorists backed by various external agencies have spread their focal point beyond the Kashmir Valley with the aim of creating communal strain, affecting the country’s economic development.

Oil stays above $79 amid mixed economic signs

Oil prices hovered above $79 a barrel Thursday in Asia amid mixed signals over the strength of the global economic recovery.

`BRIC countries represent fundamental global economic shift`

The rise of BRIC countries represents a fundamental shift in global economy and the developing world needs a legitimate seat at the table so that shared challenges are better addressed, a powerful US Senator has said.

Chinese Prez Jintao vows to keep up economic stimulus

Chinese President Hu Jintao said Friday his government`s stimulus measures are yielding global benefits and he promised further efforts with the world economy still in uncertain times.

Buffett, Gates tell students worst is not over

Capitalism is still alive and well, say the world`s two richest men, despite lingering shocks from the longest, deepest recession since the Great Depression.