Is there anything common between US President George W. Bush and the 18th century British political economist Thomas Malthus? Most unlikely. But Bush's 'discovery' that the growing 'prosperity' of India has shot up global demand for food brings back the 'Malthusian Catastrophe' to the centre of the global food debate.
Sunday, May 18, 2008 10:47:28 AM
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Mumbai airport has been voted the best airport in India in a survey conducted by the Airport International Council, a body of operators who collectively manage over 1,600 airports worldwide.
Saturday, May 17, 2008 11:00:28 PM
Bagdogra (West Bengal), May 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday held out the hope that there would be moderation in inflation in the coming few weeks if this year's monsoons are normal and added that the situation would be better after Sep 15.
Saturday, May 17, 2008 9:46:46 PM
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd (HSBC) is set to acquire through its group subsidiaries a major stake in India's leading retail brokerage house IL&FS Investsmart Ltd (IIL).
Saturday, May 17, 2008 9:45:42 PM
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Central Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Saturday defended the government's decision to close India's three prime vaccine production facilities and denied charges that the move would create shortage of vaccines in the country.
Saturday, May 17, 2008 8:14:46 PM
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Many foreign airlines are now taking off from Indian airports during daylight hours, a government official said Saturday.
Saturday, May 17, 2008 8:14:17 PM
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Lenovo, Chinese manufacturer of PCs and partner of the Beijing Olympic torch relay, Saturday launched its second phase of three online auctions in India as part of the countdown to the games.
Saturday, May 17, 2008 8:07:11 PM
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Terming its prize scheme on more talk-time usage a case of 'corporate greed', a consumer court has imposed a fine of Rs.5 million on leading mobile service provider Vodafone Essar.
Saturday, May 17, 2008 6:03:54 PM
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Manufacturers of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) are reeling from high inflation as their input costs have gone up while their sales have stagnated, says a leading industry group.
Saturday, May 17, 2008 5:27:02 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Saturday announced that the government would soon start a new company in which non-resident Indians from Kerala can invest.
Saturday, May 17, 2008 4:48:00 PM
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