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Uganda Court to rule on petition challenging anti-gay law

Aug 01, 2014

Uganda Court to rule on petition challenging anti-gay law

If the panel of judges on Uganda's Constitutional Court agrees, the whole law could be jettisoned. #US #NewsTracker #Uganda #Economic sanctions #anti-gay laws #US sanctions Uganda #Uganda anti-gay laws #Monetary aid
Keen to learn from Modi's development model Nepal

Jul 30, 2014

Keen to learn from Modi's development model Nepal

Nepal is keen to learn from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development model, visiting Nepalese Commerce Minister Sunil Bahadur Thapa said on Wednesday. #India #Nepal #Modi #Development economics #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #Modi's development model #Modi's Nepal trip
US, EU slap Russia with fresh sanctions, arms embargo

Jul 30, 2014

US, EU slap Russia with fresh sanctions, arms embargo

Tuesday's announcements followed an intense lobbying effort from Obama aimed at getting European leaders to toughen their penalties on Russia and match earlier US sanctions. #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #Economic sanctions #Diplomatic Relations #arms embargo #MH17 #Separatists in Ukraine #2014 Ukraine crisis
PM Modi leaves for Brazil to attend BRICS Summit

Jul 13, 2014

PM Modi leaves for Brazil to attend BRICS Summit

In a departure statement before leaving for Berlin en route Fortaleza in Brazil for his first multi-lateral engagement with global leaders, he also said that India looks forward to the BRICS initiative for setting up the New Development Bank and Contingent Reserve Arrangement. #Brazil #Modi #BRICS Summit #development bank #intra-BRICS economic cooperation
Budget is disappointing, no mention of provisions for Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Jul 10, 2014

Budget is disappointing, no mention of provisions for Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday described as "disappointing" the maiden general budget of Narendra Modi government. #Economy #India #BJP #TheySaidIt #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Budget #NDA #Union Budget #Economic Survey #JD(U) #Budget 2014

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Sen and Bhagwati: Why quarrel when both are right?

Jul 29, 2013

Sen and Bhagwati: Why quarrel when both are right?

Just like how both Monetarism and Keynesianism need to be used in harmony depending on circumstances, so should the Sen-Dreze and Bhagwati-Panagariya prescriptions be used together. #Economics #Amartya Sen #Poverty #FaceOff #Jagdish Bhagwati #Keynesian #Monetarism
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Apr 23, 2012

Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Welfare programmes everywhere change human behaviour. NREGA too has done so by preventing migration to cities - something that's needed for progress. #NREGA #Welfare economics #Employment law #WelfareState

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Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Aug 01, 2014

The Week Ahead: Will Bond Fund Holders Be Singing the Blues?

The stock market finally got hit last with its first heavy round of selling since early February. The Dow Industrials gave up its gains for the year. It had been lagging the other market averages like the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite all year. So far...
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 31, 2014

10 Inspirational Quotes From The 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative Summit In Washington DC

President Obama launched the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) in 2010 to support an emerging generation of African leaders as they work to drive economic growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, peace and security across Africa... #Washington, D.C. #Barack Obama #Africa
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Aug 01, 2014

Week Ahead: Sparse Data and Some Earnings

The upcoming economic calendar is sparse by comparison to last week: manufacturing reports, trade data and more earnings... #Washington, D.C. #Barack Obama #Africa
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