ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Economic growth in India slowing down: OECD March 12, 2013

    Paris: The economic outlook in major industrialised economies is improving with the United States and Japan leading the way, the OECD said on Monday, adding that activity in the euro zone was also picking up. The figures come after news last week that the US jobless rate had fallen to a...
  • Share past banking info: India to tax havens June 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The world community should pressurise tax heavens to share past banking information, as information shared from a prospective date won't serve the desired purpose, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday. "While the countries have accepted to end bank secrecy in general, some countries have agreed to do so...
  • Sleeping and eating, the French do it best May 4, 2009

    Paris: True to their reputation as leisureloving gourmets, the French spend more time sleeping and eating than anyone else among the world's wealthy nations, according to a study published on Monday. The average French person sleeps almost nine hours every night, more than an hour longer than the average Japanese...