2012 a forgettable year: Anand Sharma
"Recent developments in the world have adversely impacted even the major emerging economies including China and us.
"Year 2012 is not a year which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, my colleague at the finance ministry P Chidambaram or I would like to remember," Sharma told a industry gathering at a luncheon meeting with the visiting Afghan president Hamid Karzai in Mumbai on Saturday.
The country's economic growth this fiscal has been sharply revised downwards from 8%-plus in the beginning to a decadal low of 5.5-6.0%.
Bangladeshi academician Rashiduddin Ahmed has called for the banning of the country's biggest Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami, saying that it represents the wrong face of Islam.
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