crisis management

Russia prepared for second global crisis: Putin


September 7th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is better prepared for a second global financial crisis, President Vladimir Putin has said."I believe we are even better prepared because we've already experienced ... Read more...

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Korean team visits UAE’s crisis management authority


June 21st, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 20 (IANS/WAM) A South Korean delegation has visited the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national crisis management authority.The visiting team from the presidential office for emergency and crisis ... Read more...

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Bengal celebrates Pranab’s candidature (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Mirati, June 15 (IANS) Having missed the bus 16 years ago when then chief minister Jyoti Basu could not become the prime minister following objections from his own party, ... Read more...

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IMF chief seeks integrated action to fix financial system


June 9th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The head of the International Monetary Fund has called for further action to reform the global financial system by strengthening crisis management tools and the overall ... Read more...

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Britain not to fund EU bank bailouts


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Ahead of the European Commission revealing plans to rescue and winddown failing lenders on the ccontinent as the Spanish banking crisis mounts, Britain has ruled out ... Read more...

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French diplomat appointed new UN peacekeeping chief


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 3 (IANS) Veteran French diplomat Herve Ladsous has been appointed the new head of UN peacekeeping, and will oversee more than 100,000 personnel serving in more than ... Read more...

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The violent pursuing peace education in jail


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) A former top cop of Gujarat Police who allegedly ordered a couple to a violent end now gets set to undertake a course in the peaceful ... Read more...

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Pakistan detected 1,100 terror cases last year


June 21st, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 21 (IANS) Pakistan's intelligence agencies detected 1,100 cases of varied nature of terror activities, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik here."1100 cases of varied nature of terrorist activities across ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ONGC yet to cap gas leak at its Tripura well


June 17th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 17 (IANS) Despite battling non-stop, ONGC engineers have so far failed to plug a leaking gas well in western Tripura from which natural gas continued to gush out ... Read more...

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Gas leak continues at ONGC well in Tripura (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Natural gas continued to leak from an ONGC well in western Tripura Wednesday, nearly 24-hours after the leak was first detected, officials said. Experts and engineers ... Read more...

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Gas leak continues at ONGC well in Tripura


June 15th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Gas continued to leak Wednesday from an ONGC well in western Tripura, even as experts and engineers continued their battle to cap the well, an official ... Read more...

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Study needed before setting up new nuclear power parks: Scientist


May 1st, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), May 1 (IANS) A detailed study on the nuclear reactor design, regulations and crisis management measures should be done before setting up new nuclear reactor clusters, a ... Read more...

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Malik orders IGPs to present details of ‘missing persons’ by April 30


April 28th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 28(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has directed the Inspector Generals of Police (IGPs) of all four provinces to present the details and efforts made by them for the recovery ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India rules out military intervention in sailors hostage crisis


April 19th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With pirates still holding seven Indian sailors despite ransom being paid for their release, the government Tuesday ruled out any military intervention to rescue the ... Read more...

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Fukushima workers admit being on a ” suicide mission”


March 18th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.18 (ANI): Brave technicians fighting to avoid a nuclear catastrophe in Japan have sent heart-breaking messages to their families while admitting that they know they are on a " suicide mission." The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak, Indian govts. urged to adopt ‘more rational visa policy’ to facilitate contacts


February 1st, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 01(ANI): A joint declaration issued at the sixth round of the Chaophraya Dialogue in Bangkok has urged the Indian and the Pakistan governments to 'adopt a more rational visa policy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani university closed over militant threats


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) A university here in the Pakistani capital was closed for three days Thursday after it reportedly received threats from militants, Xinhua reported.The National University of Modern Languages (NUML) ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UAE charity, Oxfam to help displaced Pakistanis


November 30th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 29 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) and Oxfam Monday signed an agreement to boost cooperation in crisis management, including the creation of an "Emirati village" in Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistani Taliban hold secret meeting, plan fresh strikes


November 28th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 28 (IANS) The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has held a secret meeting at which they decided to set up two units to carry out strikes on foreigners and security forces, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Manmohan Singh asks G-20 nations to avoid competitive devaluation of currency


November 12th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday urged G-20 countries to avoid competitive devaluation of currencies at all costs and resist any resurgence in protectionism.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Malik passes NRO accountability buck to Musharraf


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 3 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Abdul Rehman Malik has stated that former president Pervez Musharraf will not only have to face a number of criminal and civil cases registered ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Terror strikes feared in Pakistan ahead of Eid


September 8th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Militant outfits in Pakistan are planning suicide attacks across the country on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, a media report said Wednesday. Terrorists are planning to attack religious gatherings, public ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak intelligence reports hint at terror strikes ahead of Eid


September 8th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept.8 (ANI): Intelligence reports here have revealed that terrorists could be planning suicide attacks across the country on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr.The Daily Times quoted sources as saying that religious gatherings, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Massive quake damages New Zealand’s Christchurch city


September 4th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 4 (DPA) The New Zealand city of Christchurch was extensively damaged early Saturday when it was hit by a massive 7.4-magnitude earthquake which flattened buildings, ripped up roads and cut ... Read more...

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BP announces hiring of disaster management and consulting firm


July 30th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – BP announced on Friday that it has hired Witt Associates, a public safety and crisis management consulting firm, and consequently its CEO James Lee Witt to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Probe begins into 19 deaths at Love Parade crush (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Duisburg (Germany), July 25 (DPA) State prosecutors have begun investigating the circumstances that led to the deaths of at least 19 people and injuries to hundreds at Saturday's Love Parade music festival, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BP chief executive to step down (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (DPA) BP chief executive Tony Hayward is to step down following intense criticism of his handling of the worst oil spill in US history, the BBC reported Sunday. Hayward negotiated ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pak intelligence warns of terror threat to Air Force bases, women’s institutes


July 19th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 19(ANI): Pakistan intelligence reports have revealed that terrorists are planning to attack Air Force bases and landing strips across the country, especially those in Punjab.After the warning, the Interior Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

EU foreign policy chief to visit India Tuesday


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 21 (IANS) European Union (EU) Foreign and Security Policy Chief Catherine Ashton will visit India June 22-25 to promote bilateral relations, which is one of her top priorities during her ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Terrorists may attack NLC, NATO supply depots: report


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 22 (ANI): Pakistan's intelligence agencies have issued a fresh warning that terrorists are planning to target NLC/NATO supply depots in the country's Punjab province and to abduct or assassinate high-profile ... Read more...

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I’m good in a crisis: Mariah Carey


May 18th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey says she is good at crisis management and recently controlled a fire breakout during a show in Egypt. "In Egypt, getting ready to go on stage ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

AIFF president in damage control mode after Houghton resigns


May 4th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Realising the seriousness of the controversy surrounding national coach Bob Houghton's resignation, All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel has called the members of the executive ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Large blast at Macedonian steel factory badly injures worker


May 4th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
SKOPJE (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion at a steel factory in the Macedonian capital badly injured one person on Tuesday morning, according to authorities.The blast at the factory happened at 7.55 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Volcanic ash grounds flights in Ireland, Scotland


May 4th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London/Dublin, May 4 (DPA) All flights in and out of the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland were halted Tuesday as ash from an Icelandic volcano drifted into the region's airspace. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Finnish Defence Minister receives a guard of honour


April 27th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Finnish Defence Minister Jyri Hakamies was given a guard of honour on his arrival to New Delhi on Tuesday.Hakamies, who is on a four-day visit here beginning ... Read more...

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