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Aug 31, 2018
After austerity drive, Imran Khan takes helicopter to work: Pakistan minister says travelling by chopper cheaper than carsPakistan information minister Fawad Chaudhry came to Imran Khan's rescue claiming that Pakistan PM's helicopter rides from his residence in Bani Gala to the Secretariat cost just Rs 50-55 ($0.4) per kilometre
Dec 30, 2014
Maharashtra govt caps foreign trips part of austerity driveThe GR also stated that proposals of officials who are not related to the tour and are even travelling on their own expenses, accompanying officials, will not be entertained.
Oct 31, 2014
Govt's austerity drive: No meetings in 5-star hotels or first class travel for babusUnveiling an austerity drive to cut non-plan expenditure by 10 percent, the government has barred bureaucrats from travelling First Class on overseas visits and have been asked to use video conferencing as much as possible.
Sep 19, 2013
Mamata ridicules UPA's austerity drive, asks why now?"Why the austerity decision has to be taken on the fifth year of the government? We (the state government) are practising this (austerity) right from the beginning. I do not think there is depth in the decision the UPA took before going out", Banerjee said.
Sep 19, 2013
Govt's austerity drive: No 5-star meetings or biz class air travel for babusThe Finance Ministry ty issued a circular containing the steps, which will cut non-plan expenditure by 10 per cent, a day after Finance Minister P Chidambaram met Financial Advisors of various ministries to impress upon them the need for austerity and to contain expenditure within the budget target.
Nov 06, 2012
Thousands gather for crippling 48-hr strike in GreeceHundreds of thousands of Greeks began a crippling 48-hour strike on Tuesday to protest against a new round of wage and pension cuts that parliament is expected to approve by a narrow margin.
Oct 30, 2012
Scotland Yard HQ could be sold as part of major savings planLondon: London's cash-strapped police force today said it was planning to sell its iconic New Scotland Yard headquarters, famous for its revolving sign, to help save 500 million pounds.