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Mexico’s president-elect vows to reduce poverty

September 12th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto said in an address to political and business leaders that he planned to focus on reducing the poverty that afflicts 52 ... Read more...

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Abolish pelvic exams, China group says

March 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) A public welfare body has urged the government to remove gynaecological examinations from the physical exams for civil service recruitment.The Beijing Yirenping Centre(BYC) made the request ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India undecided on no-fly zone over Libya, consulting others

March 8th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) As Britain and France readied to move a resolution before the UN Security Council demanding a no-fly zone over Libya, India has said it would ... Read more...

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India will be more flexible at Cancun climate talks: Ramesh

November 10th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) India is willing to show more flexibility and will play a leadership role at the climate change talks in Cancun next month to ensure a constructive outcome, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India agrees to be listed in Copenhagen accord

March 9th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India has agreed to be listed in the introductory remarks of the Copenhagen Accord, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh told parliament Tuesday. Stating that India has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

We are moving in the direction of a significant accord, says Obama

December 19th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen, Dec.19 (ANI): Just as a climate deal was reached between the United States and BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India, and China) group, it is being described as a "meaningful agreement" ... Read more...

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Developed nations continuing attempts to divide BASIC group of countries

December 19th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Onboard Air India One, Dec.19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, arrived here on Saturday afternoon, almost six hours after he was originally supposed to land, owing to a continuing ... Read more...

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New BASIC bloc becomes reality

December 15th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep GuptaCopenhagen, Dec 15 (IANS) With environment ministers of Brazil, South Africa, India and China sharing a podium at the climate summit here Tuesday, the new "BASIC bloc is now a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Emerging countries to discuss US climate offer at Beijing

November 26th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Ten days before the start of the Copenhagen climate summit, the offer by President Barack Obama to cut US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will ... Read more...

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Afghan cricket team to play in Asian tournament

November 16th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 16 (IANS/AKI) Afghanistan's national cricket team will compete in this year's Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 Cup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Hong Kong, Kuwait, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Singapore and ... Read more...

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Rich countries out to ’sabotage’ climate treaty: China

October 5th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bangkok, Oct 5 (IANS) Industrialised countries are out to "sabotage" a meaningful treaty to fight global warming before the climate summit in Copenhagen, China's chief climate negotiator said here Monday.Expressing ... Read more...

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Climate summit stumped for lack of money

December 6th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 6 (IANS) Lack of money from industrialised countries to help developing nations combat climate change brought the Dec 1-12 UN climate change summit to a stalemate at the end ... Read more...

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India ranks 44 as global retail destination

March 29th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) India has been ranked 44th on the list of most preferred destinations by global retailers, according to a report by real estate consultant CB Richard Ellis. The ... Read more...

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