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Stop lecturing, help us, Pakistan tells West
New York, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan's ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has urged the international community to help Pakistan in its efforts to prevent the Talibanisation of the country's Swat and Buner regions instead of giving lectures, the Online news agency reported.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 7:51:05 AM

Can summer movies beat the economic blues?
Los Angeles, April 26 (DPA) Hollywood's conventional wisdom is that recessions are good for the film business because especially in hard times people will spend a relative pittance at the cinema to escape the economic blues.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 7:01:48 AM

IMF calls for 'exit strategy' as economic storm clearing
Washington, April 26 (DPA) The world's finance ministers and central bank heads have voiced a collective hope that the worst of a devastating global recession might be over, but were apparently divided over how much longer governments should run huge budget deficits to finance the recovery.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 5:32:14 AM

WHO declares US, Mexico swine flu a public health emergency
Washington/Geneva, April 26 (DPA) The Geneva-based World Health Organisation Saturday declared the outbreak of swine flu in Mexico and the US a 'public health emergency of international concern'.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 2:54:14 AM

IMF seeks more funds in crisis as finance ministers meet
Washington, April 25 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank began their annual spring meetings Saturday in the midst of a deep global recession, seeking more funds and aid to help countries that can't manage the economic crisis on their own.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 11:09:37 PM

India expects resilient economy to grow at 6 percent
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Notwithstanding several challenges, the Indian economy remains resilient and is expected to grow at around 6 percent in 2009-10 with fiscal and monetary stimulus measures cushioning the downturn, global finance leaders were told here Saturday.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 10:32:58 PM

India demands greater voice in IMF for emerging economies
Washington, April 25 (IANS) As the world grapples with the deepest recession since World War II, India has sought greater voice and representation for emerging and developing economies in a key international institution charged with leading the recovery efforts.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 10:16:57 PM

India seeks empowered IMF to pave road to global recovery
Washington, April 25 (IANS) India Saturday called for empowering the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with resources, better governance, greater accountability and a redefined mandate for orchestrating efforts to overcome the daunting challenge posed by the global economic crisis.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 9:37:39 PM

Jackie Chan reaches 100 film milestone
New York, April 25 (IANS) Action hero Jackie Chan will start work on 'Chinese Zodiac', which will be his 100th project. He is also co-directing the action caper after a 11-year-gap.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 7:22:45 PM

Heidi Klum wants a baby girl
New York, April 25 (IANS) Supermodel Heidi Klum, who is pregnant with her fourth child, is hoping to have another daughter.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 6:42:24 PM

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