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HAL asks vendors to partner in progress


July 21st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Saturday told its global vendors to become its partner in progress than remaining mere suppliers."Vendors have to go beyond ... Read more...

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Carborundum Universal turns acquisitive in South Africa


June 19th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Abrasives major Carborundum Universal Ltd (CUMI) Tuesday announced the signing of a binding agreement with Austrian company RHI to acquire the latter's wholly-owned fused minerals subsidiary ... Read more...

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BASIC leaders to meet in Delhi to assess Durban outcome


February 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Environment ministers from BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - will meet here Tuesday to assess the outcome of climate talks in ... Read more...

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CPI-M opposes binding pact with EU


February 8th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday urged the Indian government not to conclude any binding agreement with the Europen Union before discussing them with Indian stakeholders.The government should ... Read more...

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Bill Gates contributes $750 million to global AIDS fund


January 26th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Thursday announced his foundation will give $750 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria after ... Read more...

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No binding agreements for India on emission cuts: Natrajan


December 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Tuesday assured parliament that India will not sign any binding agreement for carbon emissions reduction.Giving clarifications on her Rajya Sabha statement ... Read more...

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Binding climate pact can slow down emerging economies: India


December 15th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Pushing for reforms of global institutions of governance, India has expressed apprehension that a legally binding agreement on greenhouse gas emissions, as agreed at Durban, ... Read more...

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At Durban, Kyoto Protocol gets extension


December 11th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 11 (IANS) Despite efforts by rich countries to junk the Kyoto Protocol after 2012, when its first term ends, the poor counties had their say at the UN ... Read more...

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With no agreement, Durban climate talks spill over a day (Roundup)


December 9th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 9 (IANS) With differences among countries on some contentious issues yet to be bridged, the UN climate talks in Durban will continue on Saturday - though Friday was ... Read more...

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EU blames India for climate deal delay, minister rebuts


December 9th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 9 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Friday blamed India for blocking a new legally binding agreement, saying its "relatively tough stand" was hampering countries from arriving at a ... Read more...

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US denies blocking climate deal in Durban


December 8th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) The United States Thursday denied blocking a global deal at the UN climate change talks here, saying it supports the European Union (EU) proposal for a ... Read more...

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Foreign press views India as deal breaker in Durban


December 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) India's stand at the UN climate talks in Durban has been getting negative reviews from the foreign media, especially European, with New Delhi being seen as ... Read more...

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India’s proposal part of new negotiating draft in Durban


December 7th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) India's views were echoed at the UN climate change conference here with principle of equity - right to grow - and unilateral trade measures making into ... Read more...

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Small island nations want global treaty now


December 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) While major economies like China have proposed to take legal emission cuts post 2020, the Association of Small Island Nations (AOSIS) Wednesday rejected the proposal saying ... Read more...

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Demonstrate leadership to tackle climate change: Ban Ki-Moon


December 7th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday warned that the world doesn't have time to lose and urged leaders of countries to demonstrate political leadership to ... Read more...

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Deadlock over Kyoto Protocol’s extension persists at Durban


December 6th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) The negotiations at the UN climate change conference in Durban Tuesday remained stuck on the extension of Kyoto Protocol -- the only legally binding regime controlling ... Read more...

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Differences continue in Durban, China offers conditional deal


December 5th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) As rich and poor countries continued to differ over extending the Kyoto Protocol beyond 2012, China, the biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, Monday caused a flutter ... Read more...

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US rejects any legal emissions cuts


December 5th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) The US, the second largest emitter in the world, Monday rejected a legally binding emissions cut, saying it would not like to commit to anything when ... Read more...

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Shun competitive politics at Durban, Natarajan urges rich nations


November 17th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Sending a strong message to the developed countries, Indian Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Thursday said rich countries should not get involved in competitive politics ... Read more...

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No point in Kyoto pact extension without US, says Britain


November 16th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) While supporting the extension of Kyoto Protocol, Britain says it won't be good for the European Union (EU) to sign up for a second commitment ... Read more...

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BASIC countries meet in China for climate talks


October 30th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) With barely a month left for the global climate change negotiations in Durban, ministers from BASIC countries (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) will hold ... Read more...

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Ruia Group’s new focus: Africa


August 7th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) The diversified $1.7 billion Ruia Group is betting big on the auto ancillaries industry, especially in the sealing business, with a spate of overseas buyouts and ... Read more...

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Britain could be fined for breaking pollution laws


April 25th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Britain could be fined up to 175 million pounds by the International Olympic Committee if it continues to break air pollution laws.The prospect of the air pollution penalty ... Read more...

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Cancun stance guided by need to protect economic growth: Jairam


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said that India's stance at the Cancun conference on climate change was guided by the need to protect ... Read more...

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Devas threatens legal action if ISRO annuls accord


February 16th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 16 (IANS) Private firm Devas Multimedia Wednesday said it "will take strong, including legal, steps" if its accord with the Indian space agency on allocation of S-band spectrum ... Read more...

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Devas promises cooperation in review of pact


February 13th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) Devas Multimedia Saturday welcomed the decision of the Indian Space Commission to await the result of the review of its pact the Indian space agency over allocation ... Read more...

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Cancun was disappointing, don’t expect much at Durban: Ramesh (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Terming the climate change talks at Cancun last year as "disappointing", Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said the world should not expect much from the UN climate ... Read more...

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Cancun was disappointing from environmental view: Ramesh


February 4th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The climate change talks at Cancun last year were disappointing from the environmental point of view but were a political advancement, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Friday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Cancun nuancing was to gain India advantage, says Ramesh


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In an effort to clear the air over India's nod to legally binding emission cuts at the global climate change talks at Cancun, Mexico, Environment Minister Jairam ... Read more...

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Tatas now acquire British Salt for $144.6 million


December 20th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Now half of Britain will be using Tata salt. The group has acquired the dominant salt-maker company which has the 50 percent share of the British market.Tata Chemicals's ... Read more...

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No commitments in Cancun Agreement, India’s interests ‘protected’ (Second Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 11 (IANS) The UN climate summit reached the Cancun Agreement here early Saturday - but there was no mention of the extent to which industrialised countries would ... Read more...

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Climate summit reaches agreement - without commitments


December 11th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 11 (IANS) The UN climate summit reached the Cancun Agreement in the early hours of Saturday at the end of fortnight-long tortuous negotiations at this Caribbean beach ... Read more...

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Environmental groups critcise Ramesh on binding commitments


December 9th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Environmental organisations Thursday criticised India's stand at the climate change talks in Cancun that it is willing to accept legally binding emission cuts, saying it will remove ... Read more...

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India makes major move to save climate talks


December 9th, 2010 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 9 (IANS) India has made a major move towards a global treaty where its own attempts to tackle climate change may become a "binding commitment under appropriate ... Read more...

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Climate change treaty must address health issues: WHO


October 19th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday said next month's climate change conference in Mexico must address health concerns in any legally-binding agreement on mitigating the impacts of ... Read more...

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