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Economists Call on Congress to Mitigate Fallout from Ruling on Argentine Debt

Economists Call on Congress to Mitigate Fallout from Ruling on...

Decision could cause unnecessary economic damage to the international financial system WASHINGTON Over 100 economists, including Nobel laureate Robert Solow, Branko Milanovic and Dani Rodrik called on Congress today to take action to ..., 1 day ago
Times of India

Kharaj Mukherjee dons director's hat

Kharaj Mukherjee is adding another feather to his cap. The actor will soon be directing a play Bipasha'r Jonmodin, written by, Sunil Ganguly and adapted for stage by Somnath Boral. "I am all nerves and excited to be behind the scenes for the first ...
 Times of India2 days ago

118 signatories endorse statement on SLAPP cases against authors, journalists and publishers

About 118 prominent citizens, activists, and journalists have signed a statement of concern about what they call Strategic Litigation Against Public Persons- SLAPP, to silence authors, journalists and publishers for good. This follows notices served ...
 Money Life1 week ago

Strike it out

The strike at food products giant Britannia Industries Delhi factory, like many similar agitations, raises questions on the sweeping contractualisation of jobs India has seen in the past two decades. Of the 900 workers at this factory, only 150 are ...
 Hindu Business Line1 week ago

Teenage Deliveries Down in South Asia

NEW DELHI: Despite progress across the continent in the reduction of maternal mortality, South Asia still has the second-highest mortality ratio with 190 maternal deaths per 1,00,000 live births in 2012, the latest UN Millennium Development Goals ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
International Business Times India

One-third of world's poor live in India: UN

The latest United Nations Organisation’s report on the progress made by member countries in achieving the Millennium Development Goals has stated that India lags behind in reducing poverty and one-third of the world’s 1.2 billion extreme ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Poverty, child and maternal deaths still high in India, states UN Report  International Business Times India2 weeks ago

India falls short on UN's MDG goals

Minority affairs minister Najma Heptullah admitted that on key parameters like poverty, infant and maternal deaths and sanitation, the UN report's references to India are not flattering. New Delhi: Despite a decade of high economic growth, India ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

Why Can't We Have Human Rights And Economic Growth? Podcast Transcript

Hugh Muir talks to former World Bank economist William Easterly about how he changed his mind on the political ramifications of aid. Plus, how Somaliland defied the critics to become a democracy By Hugh Muir M: Hugh Muir WE: Professor ...
 Somaliland Times3 weeks ago

Before hailing Modi-fication of India, consider the facts

COMMENTATORS who espouse unregulated corporate-led economic growth have hailed Narendra Modi's ascent as India's prime minister. The Modi-led government, they say, will bring unmatched economic advancement and better living standards. It seems ...
 BDlive1 month ago Narendra Modi, India's new prime minister  Scoop1 month ago India's New Prime Minister: Does He Belong To The Times?  Counter Currents1 month ago India's New Prime Minister: A Dangerous Lurch To Extreme Right OpEd  Eurasia Review1 month ago
The Week

Civil Society Flay PMO's 'Silence' on Attacks on Free Speech

Prominent citizens and civil society activists today questioned the "silence" of the Prime Minister's office on recent "blatant" attacks on free speech of writers and academicians and demanded that these constitutional rights be protected. The ...
 Outlook India1 month ago Civil society activists flay PMO's "silence" on attacks on dissent  Deccan Herald1 month ago Civil society activists flay PMO's "silence"  The Week1 month ago Civil Society Flays PMO's 'Silence' on Attacks on Free Speech  Outlook India1 month ago
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