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India warns rising oil prices could hit global recovery
Washington, April 17 (IANS) India Saturday warned that the global recovery from the worst financial crisis in decades may be jeopardised by a sustained rise in oil prices and speculative movements in commodity derivative markets.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 11:15:03 AM

Heavy storm moving toward US East Coast leaves 17 dead
Washington, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Powerful storms moving toward the northern part of the US East Coast have left 17 dead and have caused widespread damage.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:56:14 AM

Gay history, rights to be taught in US schools
New York, April 17 (IANS) California is all set to become the first state in the US to teach gay history and rights in schools.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:52:29 AM

Cuban president proposes to set term limits for officials
Havana, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Office terms of high-ranking officials in Cuba should be limited to 10 years, Cuban President Raul Castro told the 6th Communist Party Congress which opened in Havana.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:30:50 AM

Police chief, 2 bodyguards killed in Mexico
Veracruz (Mexico), April 17 (IANS/EFE) A police chief and two of his bodyguards were killed and another police officer was wounded in an attack by suspected cartel gunmen in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:13:08 AM

World's richest man to invest $1.5 bn in Argentina
Mexico City, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim, ranked as the world's wealthiest man by Forbes magazine, plans to invest $1.5 billion over the next two years in Argentina's telecommunications sector, officials said.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:00:20 AM

`Ticket to Paradise' takes top prize at Havana Film Fest New York
New York, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Cuban film 'Boleto al paraiso' (Ticket to Paradise) by Gerardo Chijona took home best picture at the Havana Film Festival New York.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 9:39:53 AM

IMF monitoring to avert future financial crisis
Washington, April 17 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) member countries including India have agreed to expand and deepen its surveillance of the global economy to identify largest systematic risks to avert future crisis.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 9:27:23 AM

India wants World Bank to raise lending limits
Washington, April 17 (IANS) India has asked the World Bank to take measures to enhance the lending limits which are constraining the ability of India and other developing countries to utilise its resources more.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 8:50:29 AM

Rising oil prices could jeopardise global recovery: India
Washington, April 16 (IANS) India Saturday warned that the global recovery from the worst financial crisis in decades may be jeopardised by a sustained rise in oil prices and speculative movements in commodity derivative markets.

Saturday, April 16, 2011 10:56:23 PM

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