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February 28, 2011 

High Oil Prices Rattle Asian Markets
Asian stock markets were mixed as a surge in oil prices amid continued worries over the Middle East hit airline stocks and dampened sentiment. Korea's Kospi fell 0.9%.

Nalco Head, Three Others Arrested in India
India's top investigative agency arrested the chairman of National Aluminium, his wife and two other people on bribery charges.

J.P. Morgan Fund in Talks on Twitter Stake
A fund run by J.P. Morgan Chase is in talks with Twitter to take a minority stake in the rapidly growing microblogging company.

Currency Markets Cautious on China Growth Debate
The Australian dollar, a useful currency market barometer of the mood surrounding China, was weaker in very thin early Asian trading Monday.

The Web's Hot New Commodity: Privacy
As the surreptitious tracking of Internet users becomes more aggressive and widespread, tiny start-ups and technology giants alike are pushing a new product: privacy. 14th in a series.
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Facebook to Simplify Privacy Policy
Facebook is working to revamp its privacy policy to make it easier for users to understand by taking out some of the legalese.

Gadhafi's Nurse Says She's Going Home
Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is set to be deserted by another close ally after his Ukrainian nurse said she was heading home.

Five Signs You're a Bad Boss
Many managers are clueless about how they appear to employees. Here are five signals you may be one of them.

Week Ahead: New iPad
Apple is expected to unveil a new version of its iPad tablet device at a special event on Wednesday.

U.N. Imposes Sanctions on Gadhafi
The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed an arms embargo on Libya and slapped financial and trade sanctions on Col. Moammar Gadhafi and his inner circle in an effort to stop them from killing more Libyan civilians.
 
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Live-Blog: Finance Minister’s Budget Speech
Wall Street Journal reporters offer blow-by-blow commentary on the budget measures that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee unveils in his budget speech in Parliament today.

Five Things to Look For in the Budget Speech
Amid the flood of numbers that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will unleash when he speaks in Parliament on the new budget on Monday, here are some things to look out for.

Economics Journal: Why Migrant Workers Can’t Find Work
India?s rigid labor laws are to blame for the strange phenomenon of jobless workers in a nation hungry for skilled laborers.

India vs. England Sets World Cup Alight
India and England both batted superbly in a nail-biting contest in Bangalore that neither team deserved to lose, and ultimately neither did.

Week Ahead: Budget, Bhopal Compensation Plea
News and events this week relating to India.





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