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The Globe and Mail
B.C. faces a balancing act when it comes to reining in skyrocketing house pricesIf he delivers as advertised, B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong’s next budget
B.C. faces a balancing act when it comes to reining in skyrocketing house prices
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
If he delivers as advertised, B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong’s next budget will offer relief for the rapidly increasing cost of real estate – a consuming issue in communities from Vancouver to Kelowna. Over the past week, politicians on both... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California stem cell agency may fund tests to edit genes in human embryosmodifying human embryos — work so controversial that the federal government won
California stem cell agency may fund tests to edit genes in human embryos
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 hours ago
modifying human embryos — work so controversial that the federal government won't pay for it. The state's stem cell institute is reviewing its ethics guidelines to determine whether they are strong enough to safely allow studies in which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Our Role Stops At Delivery, Says Medical Stores BossUganda's problems of an increasing population, poor road infrastructure and cor
Our Role Stops At Delivery, Says Medical Stores Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Uganda's problems of an increasing population, poor road infrastructure and corruption have often been discussed; but an even greater threat may be posed by shortage of essential medicines such as ARVs and antimalarials in public health... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teenagers Invade BarsThis small mining town in Mashonaland Central is never short of drama. Everyth
Teenagers Invade Bars
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
This small mining town in Mashonaland Central is never short of drama. Everything comes to life when all else slumbers. Night becomes a cesspool of all manner of depravity. In a typical night spot at Wadzanai Township in the gyrating forest of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debt and Corruption in TanzaniaOn 30 November 2015, a landmark judgment saw Standard Bank fined US$25.2 millio
Debt and Corruption in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
On 30 November 2015, a landmark judgment saw Standard Bank fined US$25.2 million and ordered to pay the government of Tanzania US$7 million in compensation for allegedly failing to prevent bribery. Nick Branson considers whether this level of... Read more
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The North West Star
Turnbull government considering selling Australian HearingThe Turnbull government is considering a proposal to sell Australian Hearing to
Turnbull government considering selling Australian Hearing
The North West Star / Posted 17 hours ago
The Turnbull government is considering a proposal to sell Australian Hearing to a deaf children's charity, an international hearing aid manufacturer and a university. The Turnbull government is considering a proposal to sell Australian Hearing to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Seven Ministers in Senate Over Trade ImbalanceThe government will put efforts in increasing value addition of export crops an
Seven Ministers in Senate Over Trade Imbalance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
The government will put efforts in increasing value addition of export crops and utilise resources on the ground to maximise profitability in order to turn around trade deficit that has slumped heavily. Trade deficit for the third quarter of 2015... Read more
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Daily News
[Cabinet Decisions]-Conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation of the Asia Pacific Region A
[Cabinet Decisions]-
Daily News / Posted yesterday
Conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation of the Asia Pacific Region An annual conference is held by Directors General of Civil Aviation of the Asia-pacific countries since 1960 with the objective of working with a common stand in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama anti-ISIS coalition crumbles as Arab allies focus elsewherepulled back from the U.S.-led military campaign, undercutting the Obama adminis
Obama anti-ISIS coalition crumbles as Arab allies focus elsewhere
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
pulled back from the U.S.-led military campaign, undercutting the Obama administration’s claims about the depth and reach of the coalition it has built with allies in the region. The Obama administration consistently touts the “65-nation... Read more
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Salon.com
America needs a “Bernie Doctrine”: How Sanders’ foreign policy weakness could become a game-changing strengthSanders’ dovish instincts beat out the hawkish proposals advanced by Hillary Cl
America needs a “Bernie Doctrine”: How Sanders’ foreign policy weakness could become a game-changing strength
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Sanders’ dovish instincts beat out the hawkish proposals advanced by Hillary Clinton for anti-war voters. But many fans of the upstart democratic socialist readily concede the consensus view: He seems neither very knowledgeable about nor... Read more
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Newsmax
Genes Tied to Common Stress Fracture Injurieshealthcare approaches may be the best way to prevent and treat these common spo
Genes Tied to Common Stress Fracture Injuries
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
healthcare approaches may be the best way to prevent and treat these common sports injuries. In findings published in The Official Journal of the International Purine Club University of Liverpool, researchers identified how certain genes can... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pat Utomi At 60 - Celebration of Service, ExcellenceSometimes, it is a daunting task to present a tribute to a man who has covered
Pat Utomi At 60 - Celebration of Service, Excellence
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Sometimes, it is a daunting task to present a tribute to a man who has covered extensive areas of human endeavour, spanning several decades; difficult because he has provided service in the most honest and dedicated manner, in an environment filled... Read more
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Finextra
CME donates $1 million to Cambridge Uni for research into alternative financeFoundation today announced it will provide a $1 million grant to benefit resear
CME donates $1 million to Cambridge Uni for research into alternative finance
Finextra / Posted yesterday
Foundation today announced it will provide a $1 million grant to benefit research at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the University of Cambridge into the rapid growth of alternative financial channels and instruments such as... Read more
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New Kerala
UAE-India trade may hit USD 100bn in 2020Abu Dhabi, Feb. 11, : India is considered to be the UAE's primary trade partner
UAE-India trade may hit USD 100bn in 2020
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Abu Dhabi, Feb. 11, : India is considered to be the UAE's primary trade partner, accounting for about 9.8 percent of its total non-oil trade. India is also the largest importer of goods from the UAE, buying about 14.9 percent of that country's... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Negative Rates Are Dangerous" OECD Chair Warns "Our Entire System Is Unstable"William R. White is the chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committ
"Negative Rates Are Dangerous" OECD Chair Warns "Our Entire System Is Unstable"
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
William R. White is the chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committee at the OECD in Paris. Prior to that, Dr. White held a number of senior positions with the Bank for International Settlements (“BIS”), including Head of the Monetary and... Read more
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Business Wire
Statement by the Board of Directors of Meda in relation to the public offer by MylanBackground This statement is made by the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of M
Statement by the Board of Directors of Meda in relation to the public offer by Mylan
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Background This statement is made by the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Meda AB (publ.) (“Meda” or the “Company”) (STO:MEDAA) (Pink Sheets:MDABY) pursuant to Section II.19 of Nasdaq Stockholm’s Takeover Rules (the “Takeover Rules”). Mylan... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Google boss: International tax laws should be rewrittenThey set the rules, HMRC independently apply the rules and companies like Googl
Google boss: International tax laws should be rewritten
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
They set the rules, HMRC independently apply the rules and companies like Google follow the rules. "We agree that the international tax system needs reform. We have long been in favour of simpler, clearer rules, because it is important not... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Robert Samuelson: The sources of our discontentWASHINGTON — You cannot understand the vulnerable state of the U.S. and global
Robert Samuelson: The sources of our discontent
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — You cannot understand the vulnerable state of the U.S. and global economies — and nervous stock markets — without coming to grips with the crash of "emerging-market" countries. Led by China, these are middle-income countries that, along... Read more
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Newsmax
Emerging Markets Credit Issues Are More Important Than You ThoughtOfficials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Bank for Internation
Emerging Markets Credit Issues Are More Important Than You Thought
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
Officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have been warning that the Fed’s move to normalize U.S. monetary policy may cause lots of problems for emerging market economies (EMEs), which could... Read more
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Raw Story
North Korea ‘has restarted’ plutonium reactorthat could threaten the United States, Washington’s top spy said Tuesday. In a
North Korea ‘has restarted’ plutonium reactor
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
that could threaten the United States, Washington’s top spy said Tuesday. In an annual threat assessment, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and senior military and intelligence officials singled out the authoritarian pariah... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Refuses to Close Kigongo's Mosa Courtsyesterday declined to wind up Mosa Court apartments, a high-end lodging facilit
Court Refuses to Close Kigongo's Mosa Courts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
yesterday declined to wind up Mosa Court apartments, a high-end lodging facility in Kampala. Olive Kigongo, a partner of NRM vice chairman Moses Kigongo, applied on January 5, 2015 for the facility to be wound up. But Justice Stephen Musota,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prospects of Reviving the WTO After Nairobi?South Africans will remember the second and last business weeks of December 201
Prospects of Reviving the WTO After Nairobi?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
South Africans will remember the second and last business weeks of December 2015 for a long time to come because that particular period was characterised by almost unprecedented drama within South Africa's governance structures, as Finance Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmers Lose Money By Selling Raw CoffeeHundreds of coffee farmers are selling their coffee before it ripens for immedi
Farmers Lose Money By Selling Raw Coffee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Hundreds of coffee farmers are selling their coffee before it ripens for immediate cash, consequently earning a much lower price than the market value, according to the Agriculture Finance Yearbook 2015. The book, launched recently, described the... Read more
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Fortune
China’s Central Bank Is Spending Billions Propping Up the YuanChina’s central bank likely spent about $90 billion worth of reserves in curren
China’s Central Bank Is Spending Billions Propping Up the Yuan
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
China’s central bank likely spent about $90 billion worth of reserves in currency interventions in January, leading to net capital outflows of about $113 billion from China during the month, the Institute for International Finance said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China likely saw US$113b in capital outflows in January: IIFWASHINGTON: China's central bank likely spent about US$90 billion worth of rese
China likely saw US$113b in capital outflows in January: IIF
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON: China's central bank likely spent about US$90 billion worth of reserves in currency interventions in January, leading to net capital outflows of about US$113 billion from China during the month, the Institute for International Finance... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
China likely saw US$113 billion in capital outflows in Januarymarkets. – Reuters file pic, February 10, 2016.China's central bank likely spen
China likely saw US$113 billion in capital outflows in January
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
markets. – Reuters file pic, February 10, 2016.China's central bank likely spent about US$90 billion (RM375 billion) worth of reserves in currency interventions in January, leading to net capital outflows of about US$113 billion from China during... Read more
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examiner.com
Time to shut down Indian Point Nuclear Plant, build windpower farmwater leaked from the Entergy Indian Point Energy Center (Indian Point) into gr
Time to shut down Indian Point Nuclear Plant, build windpower farm
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
water leaked from the Entergy Indian Point Energy Center (Indian Point) into groundwater at the site. The levels of radioactivity reported this week are significantly higher than in past incidents. Three of forty monitoring wells... Read more
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Business Wire
Norse Corp. Names Industry Visionary Howard A. Bain III as New CEOHe replaces co-founder Samuel M. Glines, who has left the company. The company
Norse Corp. Names Industry Visionary Howard A. Bain III as New CEO
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
He replaces co-founder Samuel M. Glines, who has left the company. The company also named new members to the Board of Directors. Mr. Bain has served on Norse’s Board of Directors since 2013. Throughout his career, he has developed... Read more
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Newsmax
North Korea Has Restarted Plutonium Reactorthat could threaten the United States, Washington's top spy said Tuesday. In a
North Korea Has Restarted Plutonium Reactor
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
that could threaten the United States, Washington's top spy said Tuesday. In an annual threat assessment, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and senior military and intelligence officials singled out the authoritarian pariah... Read more
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Reuters
Export-hooked Germany rebalances economy - up to a pointBERLIN In 2010, France's then Finance Minister Christine Lagarde urged Germany
Export-hooked Germany rebalances economy - up to a point
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
BERLIN In 2010, France's then Finance Minister Christine Lagarde urged Germany to boost economic demand at home and help weaker euro zone states recover from the global crisis. Six years on, it is delivering - up to a point and as much by accident as... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sinha for changes in Companies Act, Sebi normsfor changes in Companies Act, Sebi normsRecalling the time when the NDA came to
Sinha for changes in Companies Act, Sebi norms
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
for changes in Companies Act, Sebi normsRecalling the time when the NDA came to power in 2014, he said there was lack of confidence in governance both in the government as well as corporationsRecalling the time when the NDA came to power in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brics Face Brewing External Capitalist Crisis and Growing Internal Strifecapitalist crisis lies the tendency to over-accumulate and generate gluts. Wher
Brics Face Brewing External Capitalist Crisis and Growing Internal Strife
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
capitalist crisis lies the tendency to over-accumulate and generate gluts. Whereas the BRICS bloc's elites pretend to be offering an alternative, they in fact are trying very hard to make the world system work for their own corporates. Of course... Read more
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Duke University
At Duke, I Love…Health and Fitness Center colleagues. “At Duke, I love all the people that I w
At Duke, I Love…
Duke University / Posted 3 days ago
Health and Fitness Center colleagues. “At Duke, I love all the people that I work with every day. They are a great group of people who are always willing to help. It is a pleasure to come to work daily!” Katie Altieri Exercise specialist Duke... Read more
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New Kerala
Good corporate governance vital for efficient functioning of pro-market policies: Jayant SinhaNew Delhi, Feb 9 : Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Finance, today underline
Good corporate governance vital for efficient functioning of pro-market policies: Jayant Sinha
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 9 : Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Finance, today underlined the need for good governance practices in corporations in the pursuit of efficient functioning of the pro-market policies being unveiled by the government. Addressing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Arewa Governors Migrate to Saudi...it flops, the resultant effect will not be imaginable. If anything happens and
As Arewa Governors Migrate to Saudi...
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
it flops, the resultant effect will not be imaginable. If anything happens and the country disintegrates, God forbid, many of us who are shouting their heads off may not have anywhere to go. "My people and the people of Adamawa have got somewhere... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Must Urgently Design Rules and Laws to Encourage Foreign Investmentthe preferred option for foreign investors. As the Managing Partner in Olisa Ag
Govt Must Urgently Design Rules and Laws to Encourage Foreign Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the preferred option for foreign investors. As the Managing Partner in Olisa Agbakoba Legal she also spoke on the dynamics of running a modern cutting edge law firm. As Managing Partner in one of Nigeria's leading law firms, you have been a key... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Age of the Shadow Economylocally-driven growth and productivity by enabling states and municipalities pu
The Age of the Shadow Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
locally-driven growth and productivity by enabling states and municipalities pursue their own economic destinies. The end of oil is an opportunity to finally yoke the objectives of governance to the aspirations of the millions of hardworking... Read more
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Market Watch
What the ‘Chart of Doom’ is saying about a global recessionHeritage Images/Getty Images A painting depicting the death of philosopher Luc
What the ‘Chart of Doom’ is saying about a global recession
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
Heritage Images/Getty Images A painting depicting the death of philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca, after whom Seneca Cliff is named. “Three down, two to go.” That is the sub-heading on a chart shared by author and blogger Charles Hugh Smith... Read more
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Market Watch
What the ‘Chart of Doom’ is saying about a global recessionHeritage Images/Getty Images A painting depicting the death of philosopher Luc
What the ‘Chart of Doom’ is saying about a global recession
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
Heritage Images/Getty Images A painting depicting the death of philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca, after whom Seneca Cliff is named. “Three down, two to go.” That is the sub-heading on a chart shared by author and blogger Charles Hugh Smith... Read more
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Market Watch
Mexico’s president names new CEO of state-run PemexMEXICO CITY — Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Monday replaced the chief
Mexico’s president names new CEO of state-run Pemex
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Monday replaced the chief executive of Petróleos Mexicanos, shuffling the management of the state oil company as it struggles with the fallout from the plunge in global oil prices. Peña Nieto... Read more
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Market Watch
What the ‘Chart of Doom’ is saying about a global recessionHeritage Images/Getty Images A painting depicting the death of philosopher Luc
What the ‘Chart of Doom’ is saying about a global recession
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Heritage Images/Getty Images A painting depicting the death of philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca, after whom Seneca Cliff is named. “Three down, two to go.” That is the sub-heading on a chart shared by author and blogger Charles Hugh Smith... Read more
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The Hindu
Govt. forecasts full-year growth at 7.6 per cent even as pace slows in Q3the period Economic growth slowed in the third quarter to 7.3 per cent from a
Govt. forecasts full-year growth at 7.6 per cent even as pace slows in Q3
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
the period Economic growth slowed in the third quarter to 7.3 per cent from a revised 7.7 per cent, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) reported on Monday. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is now estimated to accelerate to a five-year high of 7.6... Read more
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Business Standard India
Too big to failCan China sustain high levels of capital flight?Can China sustain high levels o
Too big to fail
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Can China sustain high levels of capital flight?Can China sustain high levels of capital flight?In the Napoleonic era of the early 19th century, the statesman Klemens Von Metternich remarked, "When France sneezes, the world catches a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Three Reasons To Be Worried About The EconomySubmitted by Yonathan Amselem via The Mises Institute, On January 12, America’
Three Reasons To Be Worried About The Economy
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Submitted by Yonathan Amselem via The Mises Institute, On January 12, America’s central planner-in-chief gave his State of the Union address. The president promised nothing less than to feed the hungry, create jobs, shape the earth’s climate, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda's Foreign Service Was MisrepresentedI refer to the editorial in Daily Monitor of January 18, which erroneously port
Uganda's Foreign Service Was Misrepresented
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
I refer to the editorial in Daily Monitor of January 18, which erroneously portrayed the Uganda Foreign Service as one that is in disarray and is unfocused on the core mandate of representing the country and promoting commercial diplomacy due to... Read more
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CBS News
China seeks to calm fears, but concerns persistA country's currency waxes and wanes not only along with its own economy, but a
China seeks to calm fears, but concerns persist
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
A country's currency waxes and wanes not only along with its own economy, but also with the relative strength of other nations' currency. Financial markets put money where they think they can make money, and pull it out when those prospects fade.... Read more
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dna
IIM-Lucknow achieves 100% final placement in just 3 daysThe Indian Institute of Management- Lucknow on Sunday said it has achieved 100%
IIM-Lucknow achieves 100% final placement in just 3 days
dna / Posted 4 days ago
The Indian Institute of Management- Lucknow on Sunday said it has achieved 100% final placement for its 30th batch of 446 students in a record time of just over three days. The recruitment drive saw participation from over 160 domestic and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MDGs - an Assessment of Africa's ProgressIn just two decades, primary school enrolment in two of the world's poorest cou
MDGs - an Assessment of Africa's Progress
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
In just two decades, primary school enrolment in two of the world's poorest countries - Niger and Burkina Faso - increased from 20% to more than 60%. Despite this encouraging trend, both countries are rated as having failed to reach the Millennium... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
IIM Lucknow achieves 100% final placement in just over 3 daysNearly 68% students of the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) bagg
IIM Lucknow achieves 100% final placement in just over 3 days
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
Nearly 68% students of the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) bagged jobs of sales and marketing followed by finance and consulting. To be precise, the top segments based on roles offered were sales and marketing (25%), finance (22%),... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Academia's Struggle to Attract Top TalentAbout half an hour from the western outskirts of Moscow, the grays of Russian s
Russian Academia's Struggle to Attract Top Talent
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
About half an hour from the western outskirts of Moscow, the grays of Russian suburbia give way to a jagged horizon of shiny glass, concrete and abandoned building sites. A series of giant wooden pencils emerge, bearing the insignia "Skoltech." The... Read more
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