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GDP grows by 7.3 % but fails to overtake China

India’s economy grew by 7.3 per cent during 2014-15, the first financial year presided over by the Modi government, failing to overtake China as the world’s fastest growing major economy. ........»»

Source:  thehinduCategory: finance~latest9 min. ago Related News

US economy shrinks 0.7% in first quarter

The US economy contracted 07 in the first quarter of 2015 with the impact of a ports slowdown and cautious consumer spending worse than originally estimatedThe Commerce Departments revised estimate ofnbsp confirmed the stall in the first three months of t.....»»

Source:  hindustantimesCategory: finance~latest9 min. ago Related News

Are jobs threatened by machines in this age of technology?

Man vs machine With robots replacing humans in various jobs as seen in Amazons drones the GDP is at stake.....»»

Source:  hindustantimesCategory: finance~latest9 min. ago Related News

Great Barrier Reef, A World Heritage Site, Remains in UN Watch List

The Great Barrier Reef will remain under surveillance but not be listed as endangered, according to a draft recommendation to the UN's World Heritage Committee, published today......»»

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US Removes Cuba From Terror Blacklist

The United States removed Cuba from its blacklist as a state sponsor of terrorism today, in a landmark move aimed at paving the way towards normalizing ties frozen for half a century......»»

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Christian Fighter Beheads Islamic State Jihadist in Syria Revenge Killing: Report

A Syrian Christian fighter has beheaded an Islamic State group (IS) militant to avenge people "executed" by the jihadists in northeastern Syria, a Human Rights monitor said on Friday......»»

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Paris to Break Hearts with Removal of a Million "Love Locks"

Too much love can be a bad thing: Paris city officials, exasperated with lovers sealing their passion by clipping padlocks all over the city, are set to remove 45 tonnes of the locks next week......»»

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David Miliband Says World Refugee Crisis to Worsen With Climate Change

A historic 52 million people are fleeing conflict worldwide, a trend that will intensify over the next two decades because of climate change, International Rescue Committee chief David Miliband said o........»»

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US in Touch With Qatar About Taliban Detainee Agreement: White House

US officials have been in touch with leaders in Qatar about five Taliban detainees transferred there from the Guantanamo Bay prison and steps needed to protect the American people, White House spokesm........»»

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Bangladeshi Couple Spot Abducted Son in Press Photo of Boat Migrants

A Bangladeshi couple say they have spotted the son they had long given up for dead, emaciated but still alive, in an Indonesian camp for boat migrants shown in a newspaper photograph......»»

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Live Anthrax Found in US Military Shipment to Australia: Official

An investigation of a US military facility's mistaken shipments of live anthrax bacteria has turned up another live sample, this one from a 2008 batch sent to Australia, a US defense official said on ........»»

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Tripura shows the way

The much-maligned Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act is a necessary evil in specific situations. Therefore, its revocation from a particular location officially notified as a disturbed area is a happy sign. It signifies that the reasons for which a measure.....»»

Source:  deccanchronicleCategory: news~latest10 min. ago Related News

Subramanian paints a picture of hope

Summing up the country’s growth profile on the completion of one year of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government in power, the government’s chief economic adviser, Arvind Subramanian, held out a picture of hope, predicated however, on investment .....»»

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Shifting people from Bharat to India

In his speech to a farmers’ gathering in the capital on May 26, Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised them to retain a third of their holding for farming, another third for fodder for the cattle and livestock, and the final third to grow timber. He seems.....»»

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Radioactive leak scare at Delhi airport

Airport says no people had suffered any radioactive contamination; leak found in Turkish Airlines freight plane’s medical consignment plugged, says Centre.....»»

Source:  thehinduCategory: news~delhi10 min. ago Related News

Convection activity set to bring rain to city soon

Cooling showers are coming Pune's soon......»»

Source:  timesofindiaCategory: news~pune10 min. ago Related News

Focus on changing tech: JNU head

The rapidly expanding world of knowledge and information in various domains including military science and technology needs more focus, said S K Sopory, vice-chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), while addressing the convocation ceremony of the.....»»

Source:  timesofindiaCategory: news~pune10 min. ago Related News

Woman who stole ornaments from Pune wedding hall arrested

The Chatushrungi police on Thursday arrested a 45-year-old woman for allegedly stealing gold ornaments from a wedding hall in Swargate last month......»»

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Vocalist Prabha Atre refuses to take Pune Municipal Corporation"s award

Veteran vocalist Prabha Atre has refused to accept the Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) prestigious 'Swarbhaskar' award stating that the civic body has "insulted" her by making false allegations......»»

Source:  timesofindiaCategory: news~pune10 min. ago Related News

Builder can"t sell stilt parking: Commission

The National consumer disputes redressal commission has held that stilt parking is part of common areas and facilities of the apartments and the builder has no right to sell them or raise any construction on the same......»»

Source:  timesofindiaCategory: news~pune10 min. ago Related News