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  • Rangarajan panel on poverty says 3 out of 10 people in India are poor July 7, 2014

    The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Tendulkar committee report had...
  • Full text: Rangarajan committee report on poverty estimates July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Tendulkar committee...
  • April-May fiscal deficit is Rs 2.4 lakh crore June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The fiscal deficit in the first two months of 2013-14 was Rs 2.4 lakh crore or 45.6 per cent of Budget Estimates for the whole financial year. The fiscal deficit -- the gap between expenditure and revenue -- for the whole fiscal has been pegged at Rs 5.28...
  • Ashamed at the way business transacted in Parliament: Chidambaram March 1, 2014

    Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. How credible is the governments claim that it has reduced the fiscal deficit to 4.6 per cent of GDP. That is one of the key issues I should explore today with the finance minister P Chidambaram. Karan Thapar: Twenty four hours after you...
  • Advani a divisive leader, his exit good for country, says Goa Congress MP Francisco Sardinha June 11, 2013

    Panaji: BJP stalwart LK Advani's resignation from all BJP posts is a good sign for the country, Goa Congress MP Francisco Sardinha said Monday. Sardinha told IANS that Advani was one of those leaders who always thrived by creating "social and religious" divisions within the country. He was answering a question on...
  • India will achieve 254 MT foodgrain production: Pawar April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said the country would meet the target of producing 254.23 million tonne foodgrain in 2012-13 despite drought in some parts of the country. India could not achieve the food production target in 2009-10 due to severe drought in many states. However, it had met...
  • HSBC, Morgan Stanley lower India's FY14 growth estimate March 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Global financial institutions HSBC and Morgan Stanley lowered India's economic growth forecast for the next financial year to 6 per cent from 6.2 per cent earlier due to challenging domestic and external environments and lower-than-expected expansion in the current fiscal. According to an HSBC report, despite signs of growth...
  • Nexus 4 shortage problems due to Google's false estimates: LG January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: As fans are well aware by now, the Nexus 4 has been in short supply since its launch. According to Engadget, LG Mobile's France Director Cathy Robin has offered some clarification on the short supply of the device in an interview with French website Challenges.fr. According to Robin, the...
  • Estimates panel to examine Antrix-Devas deal April 4, 2011

    New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel is scheduled to commence on Wednesday the examination of the Antrix-Devas deal, which was annulled by the government amid a controversy. Officials from the Department of Space are expected to brief Parliament's Committee on Estimates, chaired by Congress MP Francisco...
  • Infosys Technologies beats estimates October 15, 2010

    Bangalore: Infosys Technologies, India's No. 2 software services exporter, raised its annual revenue forecast after topping quarterly profit estimates, but a weaker dollar could crimp growth for the export-driven firm. Infosys, larger rival Tata Consultancy Services and No. 3 player Wipro, have raised salaries and are hiring more staff as companies...
  • Number of poor in India has gone up: World Bank August 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The shrinking power of the dollar has made more Indians poor, a World Bank report released Tuesday said. According to the survey, the actual number of poor in India has gone up over the years if the new poverty line benchmark - a daily income of $1.25 - is...
  • Iran has won against the world: Ahmadinejad December 5, 2007

    New Delhi: "Iran has won against the world." That's how Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reacted to a new US intelligence report which downgrades Tehran's nuclear threat. In a televised speech in western Iran, Ahmadinejad said the report "was a victory for the Iranian nation in the nuclear issue against all international...
  • Iran N-negotiators brush off Bush's comments December 5, 2007

    Tehran: Iran's top nuclear negotiator has brushed off George Bush's comments that Tehran remains a danger. Top nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili said he hoped that American spooks would soon declare that Iran never had a nuclear weapons programme. He was reacting to a US National Intelligence Estimate report that said...
  • No proof of active N-programme in Iran: El Baradei December 5, 2007

    The world's nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said that the US intelligence report is consistent with its own findings. IAEA Chief Mohammad el Baradei was speaking exclusively to CNN. Wolf Blitzer: Do you believe there is a clandestine, secret nuclear weapons program right now under way in Iran? El...
  • Intelligence report won't change Bush's Iran policy December 5, 2007

    Atlanta: The US is in no mood to back down on Iran just yet and US President George Bush is keeping all options on the table. He says that a newly declassified intelligence report won't change his policy on Iran. The National Intelligence Estimate concludes that Iran halted its nuclear...