Sri Lanka's economic growth slows as tea exports reduces
Mar 15, 2016 at 19:25 | Source:
Colombo: Sri Lanka's economic growth slowed slightly to 4.8 percent last year due to a fall in exports of its main commodity, tea, official figures showed on Tuesday.The figure marked only a marginal decline on 2014, but will add to concerns after in...
Banks were made to bail out Vijay mallya under UPA rule: BJP
Mar 11, 2016 at 17:38 | Source:
New Delhi:With Congress attacking the government over liquor baron Vijay Mallya leaving the country, BJP today accused it of "misleading" people and asked it to come clean on the alleged bailout package given to him during UPA rule.Defendin...
BJP hits back at Rahul; calls Vijay Mallya 'a sin of Congress'
Mar 10, 2016 at 21:14 | Source:
New Delhi: Raking up a 2011 statement of the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, BJP on Thursday said he had "supported" rescuing Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher airline as it hit back at Rahul Gandhi over his barbs at the Modi government over th...
Greece, lenders resume bailout talks on fiscal gap, reforms| Reuters
Mar 10, 2016 at 04:30 | Source:
ATHENS Greece and its international lenders resumed talks on Wednesday on its fiscal and reform progress, rekindling Athens' hopes that its first bailout review may be concluded before the end of April, with the big issue of pensions high on the agen...
Air India to opt for business, economy class seats in A320 neos
Mar 07, 2016 at 21:19 | Source:
New Delhi: Buoyed by rising number of business travellers, Air India will opt for two-class seatconfiguration in the 14 Airbus 320 neo planes to be inducted into the fleet in the coming months.Air India is reverting to the two-class configuration aft...
Slovak PM Fico leads election but no clear path to form majority| Reuters
Mar 06, 2016 at 09:15 | Source:
BRATISLAVA Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was poised to win Saturday's parliamentary election, partial results showed, but gains by opposition parties including far-right extremists will complicate formation of a new government.Fico, a leftist who...
Dutch PM urges Turkey to cut migrant flows towards zero| Reuters
Mar 04, 2016 at 00:46 | Source:
BRUSSELS Turkey must ensure the number of refugees and migrants leaving its shores for Europe drops towards zero, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said ahead of a meeting of EU and Turkish leaders on Monday. The 28-nation bloc is pushing for more effe...
Irish coalition punished despite recovery, indicate exit polls
Feb 27, 2016 at 14:40 | Source:
Ireland faced political uncertainty on Saturday after two exit polls indicated voters had punished the outgoing governing coalition in Europe's fastest-growing economy, which is feeling the pain of years of austerity.Both Prime Minister Enda Kenny's ...