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Polio endemic countries hopeful for eradicating virus


February 26th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) With India finally being taken off the list of polio endemic nations, the three countries - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria, left in the endemic ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

`China’s currency exchange rate responsive to market’


December 7th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) The exchange rate of the yuan is responsive to market demand and is not being manipulated by the government, a senior official said Wednesday. Chong Quan, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China urges IAEA to ensure global nuclear safety


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 2 (IANS) China has urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to further strengthen its leading role in enhancing global nuclear safety and promoting relevant international cooperation.Wang ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

South Asia hand Burleigh takes charge of US mission


July 1st, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Veteran diplomat and South Asia specialist A. Peter Burleigh Friday took charge as the charge d'affaires of the US mission in India."Ambassador Burleigh's substantial diplomatic ... Read more...

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Underfunding for Pak flood emergency jeopardizing life-saving operations: UNICEF


November 6th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Nov 6 (ANI): A 'serious' shortfall in international aid for the UNICEF's emergency operation in Pakistan is jeopardizing life-saving programs for Pakistani flood victims including children and families, the organisation has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ewan Mcgregor calls for help to boost aid for flood-ravaged Pakistan


August 28th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): Scottish actor Ewan Mcgregor is urging his fellow Brits to help boost aid for flood-ravaged Pakistan.The 'Trainspotting' star, a longtime UNICEF U.K. ambassador, has lent his voice to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

McGregor calls for help to flood-ravaged Pakistan


August 28th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is appealing his fellow Britons to help boost aid for the flood-ravaged Pakistan. The "Trainspotting" star, who is the Unicef UK ambassador, has lent his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UN regroups peacekeeping mission, launches relief efforts (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 15 (DPA) The United Nations carried out house-to-house searches in Haiti Thursday in an effort to find an estimated 160 missing UN personnel. The earthquake in capital Port-au-Prince killed at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN ends US diplomat’s appointment in Afghanistan


September 30th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 30 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday terminated the appointment of a UN deputy representative in Afghanistan, who apparently left his job in disagreement with his superior. Ban said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New US mission head takes charge


April 6th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A. Peter Burleigh, a veteran diplomat who has served as the US ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, assumed office as the Charge d' Affaires (head ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Burleigh assumes charge as new U.S. Charge d’ Affaires in India


April 6th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.6 (ANI): Ambassador A. Peter Burleigh today assumed duties as the Charge d'Affaires of the U.S. Mission in India.Ambassador Burleigh's interim appointment by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton reflects ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New US envoy takes charge Monday, Holbrooke in India Tuesday


April 5th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A seasoned South Asia hand and a polyglot, who speaks fluent Bengali, Hindi, Nepali and Sinhalese, A. Peter Burleigh is set to take over as the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama’s treasury pick learnt his Three Rs in India


January 27th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The man President Barack Obama has picked to steer the US out of its worst financial crisis in decades learnt his three Rs in India.Timothy Geithner, who has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UN threatens to suspend food aid to Darfur


September 8th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum (Sudan), Sep 8 (DPA) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has threatened to suspend deliveries of food aid to Sudan's Darfur province after a string of attacks on its convoys."Repeated and ... Read more...

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