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Ban Ki-Moon calls for 'flexibility and compromise' at UN development summit

Jul 13, 2015

Ban Ki-Moon calls for 'flexibility and compromise' at UN development summit

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for "flexibility and compromise" at a development financing summit that opened in Ethiopia's capital and is seen as crucial for efforts to end poverty and tackle climate change. #World #NewsTracker #UN #OECD #Ban Ki-moon #G20 #Ethiopia #Development Summit
India poised for strong growth; GDP to rise 7.3% in FY15: OECD

Jun 03, 2015

India poised for strong growth; GDP to rise 7.3% in FY15: OECD

In November last, the grouping had projected the world economy to expand 3.6 percent and 3.9 percent in 2015 and 2016, respectively. #Economy #Inflation #India #China #GDP #RBI #NewsTracker #OECD #GST #CAD
GAAR to incorporate OECD initiative's norms on tax avoidance

Mar 01, 2015

GAAR to incorporate OECD initiative's norms on tax avoidance

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget for 2015-16 yesterday had postponed by two years to 1 April 2017 the implementation of the controversial GAAR. #Economy #OECD #Arun Jaitley #PolicyWatch #G20 #Gaar #General Anti Avoidance Rules #Budget2015 #Economy Budget 2015
Priya Pillai writes: Speaking out the most patriotic thing I have ever done

Feb 24, 2015

Priya Pillai writes: Speaking out the most patriotic thing I have ever done

In an exclusive post, Greenpeace India activist Priya Pillai writes about the Indian government's gag order against her and her right to defend the rights of tribals and protect the environment. #World #India #BJP #London #OECD #Essar #Madhya Pradesh #Activism #Greenpeace #Mahan #Priya Pillai #APPG
G20 pledges to improve business environment, prevent tax evasion

Feb 11, 2015

G20 pledges to improve business environment, prevent tax evasion

Committing to resist protectionism, the G20 nations have pledged to improve business environment to promote growth and strengthen transparency to prevent cross border tax evasion. #OECD #Raghuram Rajan #RBI Governor #G 20 #Jayant Sinha
OECD ups its growth target for India to 6.6% but highlights tough choices for Modi

Nov 19, 2014

OECD ups its growth target for India to 6.6% but highlights tough choices for Modi

In a country survey, the Paris-based think tank forecast that Asia's third-largest economy would grow by 6.6 percent in 2015, up from its last forecast of 5.7 percent growth in May. #Economy #India #Narendra Modi #Health #OECD #Tax #Growth #Reforms #labour
D-day for black money account holders Just disclosing names won't work

Oct 29, 2014

D-day for black money account holders Just disclosing names won't work

BJP is paying a price for its populist election promises. The public opinion so heavily loaded against withholding the so-called black money list that the government is now trapped. #Black money #Supreme Court #Government #OECD #Mukul Rohatgi
Countries are facing a global job crisis: World Bank

Sep 09, 2014

Countries are facing a global job crisis: World Bank

The world is facing a global jobs crisis that is hurting the chances of reigniting economic growth, the World Bank warned. #World #World Bank #Brazil #Australia #TheySaidIt #OECD #Employment #South Africa #Unemployment #G20 #labour #Global job crisis #Nigel Twose
Ukraine crisis OECD postpones Russian accession

Mar 13, 2014

Ukraine crisis OECD postpones Russian accession

The Paris-based OECD did not give further details, but according to its website the grouping opened discussions with Russia in 2007 for membership of the organisation. #World #NewsTracker #European Union #OECD #US-Russia #Moscow #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #John Kerry #Violence in Ukraine #Kiev clashes #Ukraine crisis #Crimean Peninsula #Ukraine interim government
OECD issues new standard to combat blackmoney; India to follow

Feb 13, 2014

OECD issues new standard to combat blackmoney; India to follow

Global economic body OECD today unveiled a new "game-changing" mechanism to combat the menace of offshore tax evasion, a protocol to which India is a signatory with the purpose of tackling blackmoney. #India #Black money #OECD #Money #Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development