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Growth prospects in most Asia Pacific countries are projected to remain subdued requiring them to step up productive and countercyclical spending, both as a short term stimulus to the economy and to help remove long term structural constraints to sustaining economic dynamism according to Survey 2014. It advocates government expenditure targeting three key impediments to growth : (i) Socio-economic inequality (ii) infrastructure gaps in connectivity and energy and (iii) environmental degradation and climate change.
Given limited Government funds and declining international development assistance, Asia Pacific developing countries will have to increase fiscal space for productive spending by stepping up financial resource mobilization survey 2014 examines options for this, including higher borrowing and repriotizing public spending towards development. Borrowing carries risks such as high debt servicing c…
Inter Lodge Meeting 5 Oct; Delhi Theosophical FederationOCTOBER 4, 2014RELIGIOUSEDIT Dear Brothers, We have a rare opportunity to listen to Sister Suverlina Mohanty, Member Odessa Federation,  during the Inter Lodge Meeting at Delhi Federation Hall on 5 Oct at 11 a.m. Subject of talk is “Conducting the Lodge Meetings”. All are solicited to join. Nksagar Vice President
INDIA Economic growth picked up but remained below potentialOctober 3, 2014UncategorizedEdit The economy expanded by 4.9% in the fiscal year 2013, up from 4.5% in the previous year. This rate is, however far below the 9.5% pace registered in the years prior to the global financial crisis. Subdued output growth pushed up the measured unemployment rate by one percentage to 4.7%. A fragile global economy has weighed on growth in recent years, but delays in tackling structural impediments, such as rising inequality, high inflation, infrastructure shortages and public spending effectiveness, have also been important factors. Tight monetary policy to contain inflationary expectations and capital flight also had and impact on domestic demand. Consumer confidence deteriorated with car sales in 2013 declining for the first time in a decade. Fixed investment also showed, in the with sluggish demand and higher interest rates. The economy is expected to enjoy stronger growth momentum of 5.5% in …
Asia Pacific developing nations must unlock fiscal space to sustain growth dynamism
ESCAP flagship publication outlines ways to mobilize resources for sustainable development  
Bangkok (ESCAP News) - Asia Pacific developing economies are experiencing yet another year of subdued growth, the United Nations said here today, calling for quick action on the removal of domestic structural constraints and the unlocking of fiscal space to help stimulate growth and support social development.
Sturctural constaints, such as infrastructure and development deficts, along with external challenges, are keeping the region from realizing its economic potential, according to the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2014, the annual flagship publication of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
Developing countries in the region are forecast to grow at an average of 5.8 percent in 2014, up from 5.6 percent last year. This marks the third successive…
Sagar Media Inc @ Talk at NMML Prof Sverker Sorlin ‘Historizing Climate Change’2102014 Sagar Media Inc @ Prof Sverker Sorlin Historizing Climate Change
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Categories : CSREducation Narendra Modi : we launched Swachh Bharat Mission,2102014 Narendra Modi added 2 new photos. ·  On Gandhi Jayanti, we launched Swachh Bharat Mission, a historic mass movement integrating a billion Indians to create a Clean India. Under the Swachh Bharat Mission, I am pleased to launch the Clean India Campaign. Come, devote time for a Clean India. Clean India Campaign invites you to pick a location & clean it. Do share the ‘Why Clean India’ (before) & ‘My Clean India’ (after) images. Today I Joined the Clean India Campaign at Mandir Marg Police Station in Delhi. Invited 9 people to join the Clean India Campaign. I invited Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, Sachin TendulkarBaba RamdevShashi Tharoor, Kamal Haasan, Priyanka Chopra, Anil Ambani, Salman Khan and the entire t…
SUZUKI TWO-WHEELERS ON A CONSISTENT GROWTH PATH Records 7.35% increase in sales during September 2014 New Delhi, 1st October, 2014: Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of one of the world’s leading two-wheeler manufacturer Suzuki Motor Corporation, registered a 7.35% increase in their September 2014 sales figures as compared to September 2013. Suzuki Motorcycle sold 44,873 units in September 2014 as opposed to 41,799 units in September 2013, recording a strong growth in its overall sales. Suzuki Motorcycles has maintained a consistent growth path over the last couple of years. Speaking on this strong growth pattern, Mr. Atul Gupta, Executive Vice President, SMIPL, said “We have received a good response from the market for all our products. The growing customer satisfaction has led to positive word-of-mouth in the market. Building on the existing goodwill, the Gixxer and Let’s are gaining strong foothold in the market. We will continue to give the best to our customers.”
A ‘Bandhan’ Welcomed Warmly by Viewers
Grand opening to ‘Bandhan … Saari Umar Humein Sang Rehna Hai
further strengthens Zee TV’s robust fiction line-up
Zee TV’s latest primetime fiction show Bandhan … Saari Umar Humein Sang Rehna Haithe first-of-its-kind to delve into an astonishing relationship between a little girl Darpan and Ganesha, a new-born elephant calf that she accepts as her younger brother, has opened up to a very promising viewership of 4366 TVTs, making it the second highest opening soap across GECs in the year 2014, second only to Zee TV’s immensely popular Jamai Raja which had clocked in 5488 TVTs - the highest opening for a soap in the last 2 years!
With more and more viewers tuning into sample this heartwarming story of sibling love between man and animal, Bandhan's launch day ratings of 4325 TVTs have seen a day-on-day increase, closing the week with 4711 TVTS on Friday. 
Zee TV's fiction line-up is growing from strength to strength with one successful launch a…
Recognising the strategic acumen of corporates in IndiaCan't see images? Click here... Dear Colleagues, With great pleasure I would like to share an update of Porter Prize 2014 event that was held on September 26, 2014 at Radisson Blu Plaza, Mahipalpur, Delhi. It was an exciting gathering of eminent people from intelligentsia, civil society, business and media etc. The most pertinent thing about the gathering was sharing of ideas and the platform that reflects cutting edge perspectives, powerful reflection and implementable ideas. The event initiated at 04:30 PM with thought provoking panels on Economics, Social Progress & Creating Shared Value and Strategy & Competitive Advantage. We also had keynotes from Professor Michael E. Porter, Sanjiv Mehta, Sashi Ruia and Etienne Benet. The day culminated with a celebration of strategic acumen of Indian coporates through the Porter Prize ceremony wherein Deborah Wince Smith (President and CEO, US Council on Competitiveness) presen…