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Experts look at positives of Rio Earth Summit


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Though the Rio Earth Summit held last month did not come up with any major outcomes, but it did provide a wide canvas of concepts ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China publicises human rights action plan


June 11th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) China Monday publicized an action plan to protect human rights.The plan, published by the information office of the State Council, is for the period 2012-2015. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Most senior citizens in Delhi NCR have bone ailments: Study


May 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As many as 85 percent of senior citizens in the national capital region (NCR) have bone and joint ailments, restricting their mobility, a study released ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Developing nations can have 8 percent growth rate


April 17th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Every developing country holds the potential to register fast economic growth boosted by sound policies and leveraging its comparative advantages, according to World Bank chief economist ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘China to remain developing country in coming decade’


March 6th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China will remain a developing country in the coming decade, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Tuesday while calling for win-win cooperation with other parties to face ... Read more...

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India wants equitable response at climate talks: PM (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday expressed concern over the lack of collective global will to seriously address climate change and said India would play ... Read more...

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`Asia has ample room to fight eurozone turmoil spillovers’


January 31st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Key Asian economies, including China, still have ample policy action room to respond to spillovers of the escalating eurozone debt crisis, a senior official from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mexico lost $872 bn to illegal capital flight: Study


January 31st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Mexico lost $872 billion to illicit financial outflows between 1970 and 2010, according to a report released Monday by a US-based research and advocacy group.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World bank approves new financing instrument


January 25th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) The World Bank said Tuesday it has approved an innovative new financing instrument for its client countries that links the disbursement of funds directly to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Underground Metro more prone to terror attacks: Sreedharan


December 4th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Laying to rest criticism that the elevated Metro had blemished the capital's landscape, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) chief E. Sreedharan said Sunday that the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China issues white paper on addressing climate change


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) China Tuesday issued a white paper on its policies and actions for addressing climate change, highlighting a range of major policy measures to mitigate and adapt ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Court allows three medical colleges to admit more students


September 29th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Medical Council of India was Thursday directed by the Delhi High Court to grant an increase in the intake of students from 100 to ... Read more...

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Tony Blair releases Chinese edition of his memoirs


August 30th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair inaugurated the Chinese edition of his memoirs, "A Journey", in Beijing Tuesday.In the book's preface, Blair, who served as the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China still largest developing country in world: Hu Jintao


July 1st, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) China's global status as the largest developing country in the world has not changed and development is still the key to solving all the problems in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lagarde visiting India to garner support for top IMF job


June 6th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, one of the favourites for the top job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is scheduled to meet Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s democratic development a lesson for Africa: Ethiopia Deputy PM


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 22 (IANS) In a subtle allusion to China's much talked about thrust into Africa, Ethiopia's Deputy Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has vigorously endorsed India's development model ... Read more...

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South Africa wants new IMF chief from developing world


May 18th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Johanesburg, May 18 (IANS) South Africa Wednesday gave a call to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to select somebody from the developing world as its new chief.The South African call ... Read more...

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China to keep birth rate low: President


April 27th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) China, which has a population of over 1.3 billion, will improve its current family planning policy and maintain a low birth rate, President Hu Jintao said.Population ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clinton rejects Gaddafi’s ‘end NATO strike appeal’ to ’son’ Obama


April 7th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7(ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has rebuffed Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's 'end NATO strike appeal' to US President Barack Obama.Obama has received a three-page letter from Gaddafi ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Holy Grail’ of science, world’s first practical ‘artificial leaf’ unveiled


March 28th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have finally developed the world's first practical artificial leaf that can split water into hydrogen and oxygen using sunlight at an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancun stance guided by need to protect economic growth: Jairam


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said that India's stance at the Cancun conference on climate change was guided by the need to protect ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IBSA calls for urgent UNSC reforms to expand permanent members


March 8th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Foreign ministers of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Tuesday called for urgent reforms to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), including expansion of permanent ... Read more...

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China still a developing country: Yang Jiechi


March 7th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.7 (ANI): China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi has said that China is still a developing country and will fulfill its international obligations within the realm of its capabilities.He said in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN ready to remove 19 Indian vendors from blacklist


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The UN is ready to reinstate the 19 Indian firms suspended from bidding for its multi-billion dollar contracts since 2008, including Satyam Computer and ... Read more...

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Why is Eden not hosting an India game sir? (World Cup Diary)


February 16th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) The fact that the iconic Eden Gardens is not hosting an India match in the Feb 19-April 2 World Cup has disappointed fans not just ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mass protests reflect aspirations of Egyptian people: India


February 1st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Marking a shift in its stand on the popular uprising in Egypt, India Tuesday described mass protests in the north African country as "an articulation of aspirations ... Read more...

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Hu Jintao calls for ‘deeper engagement’ with US


January 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has called for deeper engagement with the United States to solve a number of issues that have hampered bilateral ties between both countries."It ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘A lot still needs to be done in China on human rights,’ admits Jintao


January 20th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20(ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has acknowledged that "a lot still needs to be done" in his country over human rights.Jintao said this while addressing a joint press conference ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China modernisation still a long way off: President Hu


January 17th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 17 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has described his country as a developing country, and being a long way off from "modernisation"."We need to make long and hard efforts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, developing nations driving global growth, but risks remain


January 13th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Led by India and other developing countries, the world economy is moving on from a post-crisis bounce-back phase of recovery to slower but still solid growth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Arekti Premer Golpo’ Refused Nandan Screening


December 28th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
only because of the fact that it deals with homosexuality!The Nandan authorities have reported that it was Chief Minister of West Bengal Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee who directed the theater not to screen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cancun nuancing was to gain India advantage, says Ramesh


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In an effort to clear the air over India's nod to legally binding emission cuts at the global climate change talks at Cancun, Mexico, Environment Minister Jairam ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Government allays fears over education bill


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Allaying fears of private educational institutions over the proposed Education Tribunal Bill, Higher Education Secretary Vibha Puri Das Wednesday clarified that the legislation does not aim to ... Read more...

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China stops short of endorsing India’s permanent UNSC seat bid


December 16th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): China on Thursday stopped short of endorsing India's bid for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).Recognizing common interests and similar concerns on major ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CIL in advanced talks for buying stake in Aussie firm


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) The world's largest coal miner, Coal India Limited, has reached an advanced stage in its negotiations for buying stake in Australian company Peabody Energy Assets, a top company ... Read more...

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