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  • Jaitley

    World no longer ridicules India of 'Hindu rate of growth': Arun Jaitley

    March 18, 2016 20:06 IST

    Pitching for more reforms, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the world no longer ridicules India of clocking 'Hindu rate of growth' and economic liberalisation has helped it grow at a faster pace.

  • australia pm vows candid debate on same sex marriage

    Australia PM vows 'candid debate' on same-sex marriage

    World | May 27, 2015 14:53 IST

    Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday vowed for a "full, frank and candid" debate about legalising same-sex marriage in the country.Momentum for the proposed changes is growing in Australia after the predominately Catholic

  • tale of a mumbai girl from living in red light area to

    Tale of a Mumbai Girl: From living in 'Red Light' area to studying in New York!

    Life | May 14, 2015 9:37 IST

    On hearing the word ‘red-light', the very image that pops up in our mind is of a flesh trade where ladies sell their body for money and we call them sex workers. But, often we

  • ex australian pm malcom fraser dies

    Ex-Australian PM Malcom Fraser dies

    World | March 20, 2015 8:06 IST

    Sydney:Former Australian prime minister Malcom Fraser who led the country from November 1975 to March 1983, died at 84, his office announced on Friday."It is with deep sadness that we inform you that after a

  • equality still a far cry for indian women say activists

    Equality still a far cry for Indian women, say activists

    India | March 05, 2015 12:54 IST

    New Delhi: Despite several success stories, Indian women continue to be bogged down by the dual problems of violence and denial of access to resources, remaining largely deprived of the coveted status of "equality", activists

  • rbi allows indians to invest up to 250 000 a year abroad

    RBI allows Indians to invest up to $250,000 a year abroad

    February 03, 2015 13:33 IST

    New Delhi: Encouraged by foreign exchange reserves touching record levels, the Reserve Bank today doubled the annual overseas investment ceiling for individuals to $250,000."On a review of the external sector outlook and as a further

  • british army won t shrink below 82 000 cameron

    British army won't shrink below 82,000: Cameron

    World | January 22, 2015 7:41 IST

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron has given an “absolute guarantee” against cutting the size of the country's army, following speculation that the government was mulling a force of just 60,000, media reported Wednesday.The Guardian

  • pm modi congratulates shinzo abe on his victory in elections

    PM Modi congratulates Shinzo Abe on his victory in elections

    Politics | December 15, 2014 10:02 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today morning congratulated his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, on his emphatic victory in the Lower House elections."Congratulations @AbeShinzo on your victory in the elections. Japan will scale newer heights

  • japan mulls snap election next month reports

    Japan mulls snap election next month: Reports

    World | November 12, 2014 12:10 IST

    Tokyo: Japan could face snap elections next month, two years ahead of schedule, if Prime Minister Shinzo Abe moves to pump his public support by delaying another unpopular tax hike as the economic recovery slackens,

  • britain has duty to confront is threat cameron

    Britain has 'duty' to confront IS threat: Cameron

    World | September 26, 2014 18:02 IST

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron Friday said that the Islamic State (IS) was a threat to the "streets of Britain" and it was the "duty" of the government to confront the Sunni radical group,

  • india announces new liberal visa policy for afghans

    India announces new liberal visa policy for Afghans

    India | June 30, 2014 21:23 IST

    New Delhi: India on Monday announced a new liberal visa policy for Afghan nationals who will now be allowed to stay in the country on humanitarian grounds for two years.According to a home ministry release,

  • uk scraps contentious visa bond plan ahead of cameron s

    UK scraps contentious visa bond plan ahead of Cameron's visit

    November 04, 2013 20:47 IST

    London: The controversial 3,000-pound visa bond scheme for some "high risk" overseas visitors to the UK, including those from India, which was scheduled to be implemented on a pilot scale this month has been scrapped,

  • islamists liberals boycott kuwait parliamentary election

    Islamists, liberals boycott Kuwait parliamentary election

    World | November 30, 2012 12:04 IST

    Kuwait City, Nov 30: The drama of Kuwait's parliamentary elections has nothing to do with the ballot count.  It's what may come afterward that has the country on edge as a broad coalition of conservative

  • tibetans pin hopes on new chinese regime for liberal

    Tibetans pin hopes on new Chinese regime for liberal approach

    World | October 05, 2012 15:49 IST

    New Delhi, Oct 5:  With leadership change in the offing in China, Tibetans-in-exile hope that the new regime would have a liberal approach towards them.  Lobsang Sangay, the prime minister of Tibet's government-in-exile, in an

  • global retailers welcome liberalisation of fdi in india

    Global retailers welcome liberalisation of FDI in India

    September 21, 2012 19:14 IST

    London, Sept 21: Major retailers gathered at the three-day World Retail Congress here believe that despite restrictions in recent FDI announcements in India, there will be “tremendous interest” after its implementation.Some, however, said they would

  • india and pak sign new liberalised visa agreement

    India and Pak sign new liberalised visa agreement

    World | September 08, 2012 19:29 IST

    Islamabad, Sep 8: India and Pakistan today signed the much-awaited liberalised visa agreement, introducing for the first time group tourist and pilgrim visas, separate visa for businessmen and visa on arrival for those over 65

  • bangladesh wants india to be liberal in solving bilateral

    Bangladesh Wants India To Be Liberal In Solving Bilateral Issues

    World | January 11, 2012 23:04 IST

    Agartala, Jan 11: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon India to come forward with more "liberal attitude" to solve common problems between the two countries.Bangladesh wants a cordial relation with its neighbours to

  • saudi arabia wants liberal visa regime with india

    Saudi Arabia Wants Liberal Visa Regime With India

    January 04, 2012 14:58 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 4: Against economic troubles in Europe and uncertainty in the US, Saudi Arabia today said it sees “huge potential” for stepping up commercial engagement with India.However, Saudi Arabia which is home to

  • liberalisation shifted focus from poverty alleviation aiyar

    Liberalisation Shifted Focus From Poverty Alleviation : Aiyar

    Politics | December 20, 2011 23:35 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 20: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh might have launched economic reforms 20 years ago but Congress leader and ‘in-house' critic Mani Shankar Aiyar today said the liberalisation process in the country shifted the

  • rbi liberalises fdi rules to woo foreign investors

    RBI Liberalises FDI Rules To Woo Foreign Investors

    November 04, 2011 19:57 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 4: Wooing global investors by easing FDI procedures, the Reserve Bank today said that transfer of shares between Indians and non-residents will not require its permission in several key areas like financial