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Searching for India office at UN conference venue (Postcard from Durban)


December 6th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) Indian Environment Secretary T. Chatterjee was lost while searching for the India delegation office at the International Convention Centre here, the venue of UN climate change ... Read more...

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ILS partners with FABA for BioAsia awards


November 29th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) has partnered with the Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA) to scrutinize and recognize innovations through the BioAsia innovation award ... Read more...

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French fan flies down to Kolkata, but misses Messi


August 31st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The 24-year-old with his lean but tight frame can be easily mistaken for a skilful footballer. But in fact, the smiling Frenchman has flown down ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party to meet in Agra - with eye on Lucknow


June 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 1 (IANS) The national convention of the Samajwadi Party will be held here June 7 and 8 to decide strategies that could help it regain power in ... Read more...

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Blast rocks Kabul hours before international conference


July 20th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 20 (DPA) An explosion rocked Kabul Tuesday morning hours before a major international conference is slated to be held in the Afghan capital. Witnesses in northern outskirts of Kabul said ... Read more...

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Karzai meets several foreign ministers ahead of Afghan conference


July 19th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 19 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai met Monday with several foreign ministers who arrived in Kabul for a major international meeting Tuesday, the presidential palace said. The president received the ... Read more...

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Study Tamil to get jobs: Karunanidhi


June 27th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 27 (IANS) People who have studied Tamil will be given preference in government jobs, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said Sunday at the World Classical Tamil Conference. "Preference ... Read more...

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Bleary-eyed climate warriors squabble as they pack up


December 19th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 19 (IANS) A cold wind broke up the clouds over the Danish capital Saturday morning, but thousands of bleary-eyed bureaucrats were in no mood to enjoy the weather ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Copenhagen for climate summit


December 18th, 2009 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday night for the finale of the Dec 7-18 climate summit, an Indian government spokesperson said. Due to the delayed take-off from ... Read more...

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Maurice Strong And Supporters Gain Prominence For The Deadlock In Copenhagen Climate Summit


December 17th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The deadlock in the Copenhagen Climate Summit has given an opportunity to Maurice Strong and his supporters to raise their voices. It has also given some politicians ... Read more...

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Police prevent protesters from storming climate venue (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Danish police Wednesday used mace and batons to prevent protesters from trying to storm the venue of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. At least 230 arrests were ... Read more...

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Police make arrests as protesters head for climate talks venue (Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Danish police Wednesday arrested some 170 protesters as several thousand protesters headed for the venue of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. The protesters including the umbrella group ... Read more...

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Thousands attend Copenhagen climate demonstration


December 13th, 2009 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 13 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people have demonstrated in the Danish capital for speedy action by the UN climate conference to halt global warming. The procession wound its way ... Read more...

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Climate summit veers towards emerging economies


December 9th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 9 (IANS) After a day of turmoil and a night of fence-building, the majority of 192 countries attending the Dec 7-18 climate summit Wednesday started to discuss ... Read more...

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WTO holds first ministerial meeting in four years


November 30th, 2009 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 30 (DPA) The World Trade Organisation (WTO) begins its first ministerial meeting in four years Monday aimed at reviewing the work of the 153-member group. While trade negotiations are not on ... Read more...

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A Pakistani commando who vowed to protect Indian women journalists


October 20th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct.20 (ANI): "Main Aap Ki Jaan Bachaane Kay Liye Apni Jaan De Doonga" (I will lay down my life to protect yours)" was the assurance given to delegates at the first ... Read more...

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Talks on climate deal remain bogged down


June 9th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 9 (IANS) Officials from 182 countries Tuesday started their second reading of a draft global agreement to combat climate change, while delegates admitted in private and NGOs charged ... Read more...

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UN meeting on climate change to release 13,000 tonnes of CO2 in atmosphere!


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A meeting of a UN (United Nations) body that aims to devise ways to fight climate change, may ironically add around 13,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu town painted red and black as DMK women’s meet begins


June 15th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu), June 14 (IANS) The DMK's two-day women's meet got underway at this sea-side town of Tamil Nadu Saturday with the usual pomp, show and grandeur associated with the party's ... Read more...

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