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Two brothers rescued after three months at sea


February 18th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Two brothers, who said they were fishermen and had been adrift on the open sea for three months, were rescued near the Mexican island of ... Read more...

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Fight child sexual exploitation: Banderas


February 5th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actor and producer Antonio Banderas wants everyone to join the fight against child sexual exploitation, something that, he said, affects not only underdeveloped ... Read more...

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Mexico has special place in my heart: Banderas


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) Spanish film star Antonio Banderas said here Thursday that Mexico has a "very special" place in his heart.Banderas was invited to Cancun as guest of ... Read more...

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Experts back India’s tough line at climate change talks


October 16th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With India proposing the inclusion of some of neglected issues in the agenda of the UN climate change negotiations in Durban later this year, experts ... Read more...

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Mexican politician becomes first to wear ankle monitor


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 22 (IANS/EFE) A former Mexican mayor, who is facing organised crime charges, has become the first person in the country to wear an ankle monitor while awaiting ... Read more...

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India should provide leadership, says UN climate chief (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India should play a leadership role to ensure rich nations do more to combat global warming, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres said Saturday."I hope India takes leadership ... Read more...

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Shark attacks tourist in Mexico


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) A Canadian tourist was seriously injured when a shark attacked her off a beach in Cancun resort city in Mexico, officials said.The emergency management office said the ... Read more...

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Luxury hotel for gay tourists to open in Mexico


December 29th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A luxury hotel catering exclusively to the male gay tourist trade will open next month near an archaeological zone on Mexico's Riviera Maya, an official said."The hotel ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh blazed new trail for Indian environment (2010 in Retrospect)


December 26th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A no to Vedanta's mega mining project, a moratorium on Bt Brinjal, a question mark on steel major Posco's plans...The Indian environment scene suddenly hotted ... 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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Himalayan monks to launch green movement in Kolkata


December 17th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The fast-melting glaciers in the Himalayas could destroy Hindu pilgrimage spots as well as the caves where thousands of sadhus meditate, and monks have decided to launch a ... Read more...

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US won’t make binding climate commitments sans India, China


December 15th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The US has hailed India's "constructive role" at the UN climate change conference in Cancun and says Washington will not make legally binding commitments until countries ... Read more...

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World must deliver on ‘UN’s Green Fund’ climate agreement’: Cameron


December 12th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has greeted the United Nations agreement to curb climate change as a 'very significant step forward', but warned of the hard work that ... 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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Climate talks near finale with agreements still on hold


December 10th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 10 (IANS) The annual UN climate summit entered its final day here Friday with all agreements still on hold, though many of the delegates from 193 ... Read more...

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Climate change could give you cancer, claim scientists


December 9th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Scientists have warned that melting glaciers and ice sheets are releasing cancer-causing pollutants into the air and oceans.The long-lasting chemicals get into the food chain and build up ... Read more...

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Three killed in Mexico violence


December 9th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) Three people were found brutally murdered in this Mexican resort city, where a UN climate summit is going on amid heavy security.In two separate incidents Wednesday that ... 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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India under fire as climate talks deadlocked


December 8th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 8 (IANS) India came under fire to get its commitment to tackle climate change under a legally binding global treaty, but it declared this unacceptable as ... Read more...

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Small farmers hold big key to solving global warming


December 7th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 7 (IANS) Most of the world's 500 million small farmers who own two hectares or less of land use traditional cropping methods which are more eco-friendly. They ... Read more...

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Old quarrels threaten new gains in climate change fight


December 6th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 6 (IANS) Old arguments between industrialised and developing countries threaten to derail new gains in the attempt to tackle global warming as the annual UN climate conference ... Read more...

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Warning of rising seas alarmist and wrong


December 6th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Predictions that global warming could cause sea levels to rise by six feet in the next century are alarmist and wrong.The forecast made by the influential 2007 Intergovernmental ... Read more...

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‘Don’t accept international scrutiny of climate change steps’


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India should not accept international scrutiny of domestic climate change measures as it will be counter-productive, ultimately leading to removal of distinction between developed and developing nations, ... Read more...

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India deviating from its stand at Mexico climate talks: BJP


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India is deviating from its national position to one in favour of developed countries by supporting international scrutiny of domestic climate change mitigation measures at the ... Read more...

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India, China for verification of climate change measures


November 30th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said India and China are open to international verification of domestic climate change mitigation measures, a step that could break a deadlock ... Read more...

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UN climate summit starts with little hope (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Nov 29 (IANS) The rate at which the earth is heating up has picked pace again, but the annual UN summit to combat climate change that starts here ... Read more...

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UN climate change conference to begin in Cancun Monday


November 29th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Nov 29 (IANS) The UN Climate Change Conference begins in Cancun Monday, where leaders of 194 countries would discuss their future commitments to reduce emissions and take action against climate ... Read more...

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RTI reveals Govt.failure to protect public interest in climate talks (Part- I)


November 25th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Sanjay KumarNew Delhi, Nov.25 (ANI): Information obtained under the Right To Information Act shows that the government put public interest at stake and risked the future of over a billion ... Read more...

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Helena Christensen highlights Nepal villagers’ plight due to climate change


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 23 (ANI): Hindus have applauded supermodel-actress Helena Christensen (Allegro) for highlighting the sufferings of the villagers of southern Nepal due to climate change. She reportedly recently spent three days ... Read more...

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India can play key role at Cancun: US


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The United States says India can play an important role at next week's climate change talks in Cancun, Mexico, to help make progress on efforts ... Read more...

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3000-year-old conch trumpets played eerie notes


November 21st, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Acoustic scientists have put their lips to ancient, ornately decorated conch-shell 'trumpets' to recreate sounds from a pre-Incan Peruvian civilization.The researchers using 3,000-year-old shells discovered at a pre-Inca ... Read more...

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Heat-powered fan to make stoves cleaner


November 14th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A Pennsylvania State University student is helping design a better cook stove for people in developing countries.Paul Montgomery will present a simple heat-powered fan that could help ... Read more...

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We are born with faculty to laugh but learn to cry during life


November 12th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Laughing at a good joke or when someone tickles us is instinctive, but crying when we're sad is something we learn from other people, say scientists.They say that ... Read more...

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Global dimming threatening Beijing, Delhi the most, warn scientists


November 11th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): Scientists and environmental experts scheduled to attend a UN-sponsored Environment Program in Cancun, Mexico, this month, have warned that "global dimming" is emerging as the latest threat to planet ... Read more...

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