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‘India-Africa must make most of demographic dividend’


June 11th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) India and Africa must leverage their strengths to make the most of their demographic dividend, a leading South African educationist says."India and Africa are working on ... Read more...

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‘India-Africa must make most of demographic dividend’


June 11th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) India and Africa must leverage their strengths to make the most of their demographic dividend, a leading South African educationist says."India and Africa are working on ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia seeks Bangalore hospital’s help for telemedicine centre


March 26th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) Saudi Arabia Monday sought the help of Narayana Hrudayalaya (cardiac hospital) in setting up a telemedicine centre in the kingdom for providing remote healthcare to its ... Read more...

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Projects worth $30 billion discussed at India-Africa conclave


March 20th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) More than 200 projects worth almost $30 billion in sectors like infrastructure, mining, agriculture, telecom and healthcare was discussed at the 8th edition of ... Read more...

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India, Africa to collaborate in social entreprenership, innovation


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India Friday flagged social entrepreneurship and innovation as key areas for collaboration with Africa and called for exploring a research and development fund for promoting ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seeks Indian help to train rookie diplomats


February 9th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Like many countries in Africa, Ethiopia has sought India's help in setting up an institute to train rookie diplomats.A four-member delegation from Ethiopia's foreign ministry ... Read more...

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India should scale up green technologies: UNIDO chief (Interview)


February 5th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India should now have an aggressive clean energy solution policy, scaling up development of green technologies for its energy security and export these to ... Read more...

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Complacent bureaucracy India’s bane, says British professor


January 16th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Bigotry, centralised power of some chief ministers and a complacent and non-responsive bureaucracy are some of the negatives of the Indian state, a British professor ... Read more...

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Godrej eyes buying out Africa’s Darling Group


December 1st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL), which recently acquired 51 percent stake in African haircare company Darling Group Holdings, Thursday said it would like to buy out ... Read more...

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Rwanda looks to India for fresh investment


October 16th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Building upon a new business synergy between India and Africa, a 25-member business delegation led by Rwanda's former prime minister Bernard Makuza will be here ... Read more...

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India’s interests growing in African oil, gas assets


September 4th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Even though Sudan is the only African country where state-owned Indian companies have started extracting hydrocarbons, other countries in the continent are also showing promise, ... Read more...

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India keen to buy minerals from Africa: Sharma


August 9th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India is looking forward to partner with African countries for buying minerals as well supporting them with technology for mining and exploration, Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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Indian engineers recalled to re-start Ghana’s $300,000 silk project


August 4th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian engineers who worked on a silk production project in Ghana have been asked to return as the machines had been lying idle for over seven ... Read more...

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Iron, coal mining biggest threat to elephants in India


May 24th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Increasing iron and coal mining activities in some states posed the biggest threats to elephants in the country, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Tuesday.Addressing the ... Read more...

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India, Africa trade to touch $70 bn by 2015: Minister


May 20th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Trade between India and Africa will touch $70 billion by 2015 even as the South Asian economic giant has become a leading investor in the ... Read more...

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Wills, Kate’s world tour next year will help ease Queen’s Diamond Jubilee workload


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Prince William and his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will be going on a world tour next spring to help ease the Queen's Diamond Jubilee workload.The new ... Read more...

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BASIC countries to meet in Delhi to discuss climate change


February 25th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Environment Ministers from BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - will meet here on Saturday to assess the post Cancun climate change policy and ... Read more...

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Bruni praises Pope over condoms comment to mark World AIDS Day


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): French First Lady Carla Bruni lauded Pope Benedict XVI on World AIDS Day after the pontiff said the use of condoms could be justified to prevent the dreadful ... Read more...

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Ghana bans second hand knickers, used handkerchiefs and mattresses


November 28th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Accra, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Trade regulators in Ghana have banned the sale of second hand knickers. The regulation will become effective from February 2011.The trade regulator’s officials determined that things ... Read more...

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Equatorial Guinea,Nigerian footballers caught up in gender row


November 27th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): To field one man in a women's football team may be regarded as unfortunate. To field two looks like carelessness, or blatant cheating.This is the accusation levelled at Equatorial ... Read more...

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Walmart makes $4.2 billion offer for South African Massmart


September 27th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by BNO News
BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS (BNO NEWS) -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. on Monday announced that it has made a preliminary, non-binding proposal which could lead to Walmart making a cash offer to acquire Massmart Holdings ... Read more...

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Norway to help African countries control coastal resources


September 21st, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Norway will help six African countries gain control of the oil and gas resources located off their coastal borders. According to an agreement to be signed in New ... Read more...

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Apollo’s Reddy bets big on Africa, health tourism


September 19th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals, Asia's largest healthcare chain, is betting big on Africa, not just to expand operations there but to also attract what is called ... Read more...

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WDF addressing diabetes among children of developing nations


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant - CNSRecognizing the compelling need to improve prevention, treatment, care and support services for children with diabetes, the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) has scaled up initiatives to address ... Read more...

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India launches phase-II of African e-network project


August 16th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) India Monday launched the second phase of pan-Africa e-network, adding 12 more countries to the New Delhi-aided long distance education and tele-medicine programme. Speaking to senior ministers of ... Read more...

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India to link 12 more countries to Pan-African network


August 13th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Twelve more African countries will be formally inducted into India's flagship initiatives in tele-medicine and tele-education as part of the Pan-African network that will also establish ... Read more...

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Ghana goalkeeping coach Edward Ansah’s heart beats for India


July 5th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Cape Town, July 5 (IANS) If there is one coach in this World Cup whose heart beats for India, it is Ghana's goalkeeping coach Edward Ansah.Ansah, one of the finest ... Read more...

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Foreign Minister Krishna in Mozambique


July 5th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinMaputo (Mozambique) July 5 (ANI): The visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna, who is here on a two dayvisit, signed an agreement to extend a credit ... Read more...

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Pak, Afghan militants taking control of Somalia’s radical Al-Shabab movement


June 9th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu (Somalia), June 9(ANI): Somali intelligence officials, analysts and former Al-Shabab fighters have said that foreign fighters from Pakistan and Afghanistan are gaining influence inside the country's Al-Shabab militia.Al-Shabaab is said ... Read more...

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‘Sulabh toilets can help reduce global warming’


May 27th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 27 (IANS) An Indian innovator who plans to promote cheap toilet technology in 50 developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East region says his ... Read more...

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India’s ‘Sulabh Sauchalaya’ going global


May 23rd, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) The low-cost Indian toilet system, popularly known as Sulabh Sauchalaya, will now be taken to 50 developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the ... Read more...

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Festival Africa creates hues of wilderness in capital


May 19th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Lion men, Islamic musicians and raucous dancers from the heart of Africa clad in their traditional attires stirred up images of African turf wars, chivalry, wilderness and ... Read more...

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Three-day Africa Festival opens in capital


May 19th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The ethnic colours of Africa and its vibrant culture cast a spell in an energetic soiree of traditional dances and music as a three-day African culture carnival ... Read more...

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Unclean water kills 4,000 children daily: World Bank


April 28th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Surabaya (Indonesia), April 27 (IANS) More than 4,000 children die every day across the globe due to lack of sanitation and access to clean water, the World Bank said here Tuesday.The bank's ... Read more...

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Nissan Motor India starts trial exports of cars from India


April 26th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of the Japanese Nissan Motor Company has taken the first step to export vehicles from its plant near here by shipping out six Micra cars ... Read more...

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