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What Rohit Shetty doesn't get We need to have domestic slum tours

Sep 20, 2014

What Rohit Shetty doesn't get We need to have domestic slum tours

A walk through a slum would be quite educative to the nonslum residents. The enormity of a struggle of a life in hovels comes alive. #Mumbai #CriticalPoint #Slums #Housing #Maharashtra #slum rehabilitation #Rohit Shetty #Real estate #slum dwellers #urban poor #Economic stratum
President bats for error-proof dialogue mechanism with China

Sep 18, 2014

President bats for error-proof dialogue mechanism with China

Mukherjee said it was India's sincere belief that the relationship between the two countries evolve to a partnership that is balanced and broad-based. #India #China #Pranab Mukherjee #diplomacy #TheySaidIt #Infrastructure #Ladakh #Xi Jinping #Economic development #poverty alleviation
Panel submits report on new gas pricing formula

Sep 17, 2014

Panel submits report on new gas pricing formula

The increase in gas price would bring windfall for the government -- about $2.08 billion (Rs 12,900 crore) from additional profit petroleum, royalty and taxes accruing from doubling of gas rates, according to oil ministry estimates. #Economy #Reliance Industries #UPA #Election Commission #KG-D6 #PolicyWatch #Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs #Dharmendra Pradhan #Rangarajan formula #gas pricing mechanism
Gaza violence will resume without urgent economic reform IMF, World Bank

Sep 17, 2014

Gaza violence will resume without urgent economic reform IMF, World Bank

The warnings came three weeks after Israel and Hamas signed a ceasefire to end 50 days of conflict, and as the Israeli army said a mortar fired from Gaza hit southern Israel the first since the truce. #World #IMF #World Bank #Hamas #Israel #TheySaidIt #Palestine #Economic sanctions #Gaza
AP panel to visit and study model state capitals before developing Vijaywada

Sep 10, 2014

AP panel to visit and study model state capitals before developing Vijaywada

AP municipal administration minister P Narayana is undertaking visits to different state capitals known for their planned development. #India #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #TheySaidIt #Telangana #Chandrababu Naidu #special economic zones #Indian cities #South India #development work #mega city

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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

Sep 20, 2014

Economic View: Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition

An ambitious plan to create a better-informed marketplace for education doesn’t take into account how public universities are funded...
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Sep 20, 2014

Election 2014: Key's chance to take firm place in history

He made his way through a tumultuous campaign, enjoying popularity in the preferred PM's stakes previously unheard of. His party successfully negotiated potentially destabilising scandals, a global economic crisis and a devastating.....
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Sep 20, 2014

New Zealand's National party secures third term as Labour concedes

New Zealand's ruling National party stormed to a third term in government in the election on Saturday as the centre-right party secured an outright majority on a platform to continue strong economic growth. Prime Minister John Key's party received 48...