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20-Dec-2014 | Pallavi Aiyar
Indonesia is mesmerised by the dubbed version of Mahabharat, the Indian television series, which has even spawned a spinoff reality show where Arjuna selects the winner from14 beautiful women
12-Apr-2014 | Pallavi Aiyar
The defining feature of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, is indisputably the traffic jam. For much of the day the creaking infrastructure of this city of 10 million people faces almost total gridlock. But there is one unlikely beneficiary of this ...
20-Dec-2013 | Pallavi Aiyar
Making money - and work in itself - isn't a priority in Europe, or so it seems to author who recalls an annual ritual when everyone from civil servants to gardeners embark on months-long holiday
14-Jan-2012 | Pallavi Aiyar
Europe is beset. Banks are sinking, governments are falling and people are taking to the streets in anger as high unemployment, stagnant growth and ballooning deficits make for a gloomy start to 2012. The region needs cash and is devising ever more ...
28-Dec-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Analysts say German Chancellor’s prescriptions for growth will not create a fiscal union.
29-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Probability of multiple countries in the euro area defaulting is no longer negligible, says Moody’s.
24-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
European Commission proposes euro bonds and more control on national policies, but Germany swiftly vetoes any debt pooling.
23-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Why Berlin and Paris won’t — and shouldn’t — let go of their fractious embrace on a smouldering stage.
19-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
By openly turning to China for salvation, Europe has accelerated the process by which its own clout is declining relative to Beijing¿s
17-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
As fiscal contagion blazes across Europe, democracy has been put on hold in the very places where it was born, Athens and Rome. Replacing Italy’s playboy billionaire prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, and the scion of Greece’s leading ...
16-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Responding to what is widely felt by the political establishment in Europe to be the “destabilising” role played by credit ratings agencies in the ongoing euro zone crisis, the European Commission unveiled measures to curb their power ...
15-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
The two govt heads scalped last week by the euro crisis could not be more different from each other.
11-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
There was no let-up from gloomy news in Europe, as the European Commission has slashed already tepid growth forecasts for the euro zone and warned of recession in several countries. For the next year, the EC growth forecast for the 17-country bloc ...
09-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Meeting in Brussels on Tuesday to work out a way to keep the euro from collapse, finance ministers from across the European Union struggled to keep ahead of the curve, with events in Rome and Athens unfolding at a giddy pace.
08-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Following 10 days of political drama, the spotlight in Europe shifted to more technical matters on Monday, with finance ministers of the 17-member euro zone gathering this evening at Brussels, the headquarters of the European Union.
04-Nov-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Beijing aware of unpopularity the move can fetch it amid inflation, poverty.
28-Oct-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Following marathon talks that stretched into early this morning, Eurpean Union leaders were able to extract a haircut from their bankers.
27-Oct-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
As European Union leaders gathered in the Belgian capital once again this evening, the focus of their negotiations would be on what has widely been billed as the “final package” of policy measures needed to put out the region’s ...
27-Oct-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
It’s time to take out the family silver for many of Europe’s indebted sovereigns, as they struggle to make ends meet. From the floundering PIIGS (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain) to non-euro zone countries like the UK and ...
23-Oct-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
'Why don't India, EU go for a mutual extradition pact?'
22-Oct-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Sunday’s much-hyped European Union summit, billed as the meeting that would finally resolve the region’s ongoing fiscal crisis, is in a crisis itself, after a follow-up summit for Wednesday was set yesterday.
21-Oct-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
When the first EU-China summit was held in 1998, the tea leaves could not have predicted the dramatic inversion in the geostrategic balance of power that would have occurred by the time the 14th instalment of the meeting, to be held on October 25, ...
20-Oct-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Europe’s economic roller-coaster ride continued with Moody’s downgrading Spain’s credit rating by two notches against the backdrop of the countdown to Sunday’s EU summit.
14-Oct-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
The EU?s slow handling of the euro crisis may not be such a bad idea after all
13-Oct-2011 | Pallavi Aiyar
Kamal Nath became the first minister from the developing world to address a plenary session of Europe’s Committee of the Regions (CoR) in Brussels, as the urban development minister today proposed a deeper engagement between New Delhi and ...