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India factory output rises in August

Indian factory output slowed slightly in August after jumping to a 17-month high the previous month, but growth remained strong, a key HSBC survey showed on Monday (Sep 1). 260 more words


Labor Day Message From U.S. Labor Secretary

Found this message in my email today from Secretary of Labor Tom Perez. Eloquent and to the point.


Hi, everyone –

This Labor Day, I’m thinking about Austraberta. 495 more words


CFR Proposes Household Bailouts

NextNewsNetwork, Aug 29, 2014

Did you get your bailout check? Well there may be one in your mailbox soon if the Council on Foreign Relations gets their way. 30 more words


Projections that the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the National Planning Department (DNP) of Colombia Made on the Economic Effects of Climate Change are Quite Pessimistic

Only for the next four years, bank entities estimate that the losses could be similar to the La Niña phenomenon that occurred between 2010 and 2011, ie, more than US$ 4.24 billion. 296 more words

Latin America

The Problems of This World Including Coffee Machines

My coffee maker died yesterday. It was six months old. It died of the mechanical equivalent of a grand mal seizure or a massive heart attack, I’m not exactly sure which applies. 443 more words


14th Finance Commission: Some Challenges

The Constitution provides for a Finance Commission under Article 280, in order to facilitate the mechanism of transfer of funds and resources between the Centre and states. 439 more words

Current Affairs

Financial Inclusion of North-East India

Financial Inclusion refers to the provision of financial services to the people of lower strata of society. India has a large disparity in socio-economic growth. To bridge the existing disparity, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) set up the Khan Committee to look over the issue of financial inclusion. 474 more words

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