Tuesday, November 28, 2023
  • general strike shuts down services across greece

    General strike shuts down services across Greece

    November 06, 2013 16:44 IST

    Athens, Greece: Services across Greece shut down Wednesday as unions held a 24-hour general strike to protest further austerity cuts in the cash-strapped country.  The strike disrupted public transport, halted ferry and train services, shut

  • us debt crisis can cause global financial turmoil imf

    US debt crisis can cause global financial turmoil: IMF

    October 08, 2013 23:48 IST

    WASHINGTON: The IMF today warned that an imminent debt default by the US due to the government shutdown would result in disruptions in financial markets and could possibly trigger global economic turmoil.“Failure to lift the

  • india s forex reserves jump by 2 bn

    India's forex reserves jump by $2 bn

    September 28, 2013 17:21 IST

    Mumbai: India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves jumped by $2.03 billion to $277.38 billion for the week ended Sep 20, the biggest weekly gain in nearly two years, on the back of concessional swap facilities offered

  • pakistan to get 2 billion bailout from imf

    Pakistan to get $2 billion bailout from IMF

    World | September 04, 2013 6:36 IST

    Islamabad: The Pakistani government is likely to receive over $2 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this week under its new three-year bailout programme, media reported Tuesday.The IMF's executive board meeting is scheduled to

  • european chief of imf resigns

    European Chief Of IMF Resigns

    World | November 17, 2011 7:45 IST

    Washington, Nov 17 : Amidst deepening European economic crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Europe has resigned citing personal reasons, the Washington-headquartered world body said.“Antonio Borges, Director of the International Monetary

  • strauss kahn acknowledges moral failings

    Strauss-Kahn Acknowledges Moral Failings

    World | September 19, 2011 8:19 IST

    Paris, Sep 18 : Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, acknowledged today his sexual encounter with a New York hotel maid was a “moral failing” on his part, but didn't involve

  • hotel maid breaks silence tells her story about strauss kahn

    Hotel Maid Breaks Silence, Tells Her Story About Strauss-Kahn

    World | July 25, 2011 10:36 IST

    New York: The hotel maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in a Manhattan hotel room shattered her silence on Sunday, saying in a published report that the former International Monetary Fund leader grabbed

  • imf expected to select lagarde as new managing director

    IMF expected to select Lagarde as new managing director

    World | June 28, 2011 23:44 IST

    Paris, June28: French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is poised to become the next leader of the International Monetary Fund, having received a major endorsement on Tuesday from the Obama administration.However, Paris prosecutors have opened an

  • imf contest rich nations don t want to give up power says pm

    IMF Contest: Rich Nations Don't Want To Give Up Power, Says PM

    World | May 29, 2011 12:16 IST

    New Delhi, May 29 : Amid tussle for the top slot in the IMF, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has hoped that a consensus would emerge which is generally acceptable.Singh noted that the struggle for an

  • rape charge accused strauss kahn moves into a new home

    Rape Charge Accused Strauss-Kahn Moves Into A New Home

    World | May 26, 2011 15:55 IST

    New York, May 26: From the outside, it looks like a pretty good gig.Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn moved late Wednesday from a temporary space in a high-rise to a posh, four-bedroom brick

  • new york hotel maid picks out imf chief in police

    New York Hotel Maid Picks Out IMF Chief In Police Identification Parade

    World | May 16, 2011 15:07 IST

    New York, May 16 :  The maid who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, of sexually assaulting her in his luxury hotel room picked the Frenchman out of a lineup.Strauss-Kahn

  • imf chief sat on a wooden bench of police station whole day

    IMF Chief Sat On A Wooden Bench Of Police Station Whole Day

    World | May 16, 2011 14:54 IST

    New York, May 16:  Disgraced IMF chief  Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who allegedly sodomized a Manhattan hotel maid proved the height of pompous arrogance  on Sunday, throwing a fit over a battle on his bail, which left

  • imf chief denied bail in sexual assault case

    IMF Chief Denied Bail In Sexual Assault Case

    World | May 16, 2011 22:59 IST

    New York, May 16: A New York judge has ordered the head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, to be remanded in custody after prosecutors expressed fears that he might flee to France to

  • imf chief strauss kahn is no stranger to sex scandals

    IMF Chief Strauss-Kahn Is No Stranger To Sex Scandals

    World | May 16, 2011 14:43 IST

    New York, May 16: International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Khan is no stranger to scandals surrounding his frequent affairs. In fact, he's been described as an "insistent" womanizer. Last year, French journalist Tristane Banon claimed she

  • g 20 deal clinched at last moment pranab

    G-20 Deal Clinched At Last Moment: Pranab

    World | October 24, 2010 18:42 IST

    Gyeongju (South Korea), Oct 24 (PTI) The deal to reform the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to give greater clout to developing nations like India and halt aggravation of the ongoing currency war was struck at