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India signs pacts with Seychelles to combat piracy


February 15th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Amid China's bid to step up ties with the Indian Ocean archipelago nation, India and Seychelles Tuesday signed three pacts for the supply of coastal ... Read more...

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Congo invites Indian companies to invest in timber


February 5th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Home to one of Africa's largest forest expanses, the Republic of Congo wants Indian companies to invest in the timber industry, the second biggest money-spinner ... 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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Arnie can’t see the Taj


February 4th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 4 (IANS) Visiting the Taj Mahal always tops the must-do list of any international celebrity arriving in India, and Arnold Schwarzenegger was no exception either. But the ... Read more...

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Equity central to global environment pact: Natarajan


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The principle of common but differentiated responsibility and equity - right to grow - is central to talk of global environmental agreements and their effective ... Read more...

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Congrats Abhishek, we should get together: Arnie


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger failed to turn up at an event to present Abhishek Bachchan an award for helping create a greener environment, but ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger’s warmth bowls over Indian fans


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) He came, he spoke and he conquered! Hollywood action man Arnold Schwarzenegger may have visited the capital just for a day but his generosity ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger gorges on spicy dishes, naan in Delhi


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Spicy Indian food has found a fan in Hollywood action man Arnold Schwarzenegger. The actor relished some spicy Indian dishes and naan during his ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger fails to turn up at event to award Abhishek (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger failed to turn up at a function Thursday evening to present Abhishek Bachchan a Green Globe award for helping create ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger fails to turn up at event to award Abhishek


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger who was to present Abhishek Bachchan the Green Globe for Outstanding Efforts by a Celebrity award did not turn ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger invokes Gandhi for green movement


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Former Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger Thursday invoked Mahatma Gandhi's non-violence movement as a perfect example to start a global green energy campaign to ... Read more...

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With China watching, India, Seychelles to up anti-piracy efforts


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Amid China's increased foray into the picturesque Indian Ocean archipelago nation, Seychelles has assured India that it remains its key developmental partner and sought ... Read more...

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Himachal to be carbon neutral by 2020: Dhumal


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will be the first state in the country to become carbon neutral by 2020 by undertaking "carbon smart growth", Chief Minister Prem Kumar ... Read more...

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Always wanted to experience Indian culture, history: Schwarzenegger


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger always wanted to experience the culture and heritage of India and says he is feeling great to be in ... 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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Which are Delhi’s good restaurants, asks Arnie


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is here on a short trip, wants to know about the capital's good restaurants."Does anyone have some good ... Read more...

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Climate talks should go by equitable agreement: PM


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday expressed concern over the lack of collective global will to address the climate change issue seriously and said India ... Read more...

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EU commissioner to attend Delhi summit


February 1st, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 1 (IANS) European Union Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard will travel to India Thursday to attend the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit.She will give a keynote speech ... Read more...

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NRI children: Uncle to leave for Norway, India steps up pressure (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India Wednesday stepped up pressure on Oslo as the uncle of two Indian children, who were taken away by Norwegian Child Welfare Services on grounds ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Delhi Sustainable Development Summit Thursday


February 1st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) World leaders, environmentalists and experts from across the globe will come together on a platform during the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) starting Thursday ... Read more...

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Abhishek to receive award from Arnie


February 1st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan couldn't have asked for more. The actor will be honoured for his efforts towards creating a greener environment at a function here ... Read more...

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Delhi Sustainable Development Summit to focus on resource protection


January 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Feb 2 inaugurate the 12th edition of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) which will focus on protection of ... Read more...

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India steps up knowledge diplomacy with Africa


January 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Stepping up its diplomacy in Africa, India Wednesday unveiled ambitious plans for enhancing collaboration in the area of human resource development and agriculture to ... Read more...

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India should provide leadership, says UN climate chief (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India should play a leadership role to ensure rich nations do more to combat global warming, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres said Saturday."I hope India takes leadership ... Read more...

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Rich nations asked to transfer green techniques


February 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) "It is imperative that industrialised countries transfer clean technologies to developing countries at low cost or no cost," Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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We expect leadership from India: UN climate chief


February 5th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India played an "exceedingly helpful role" in the last climate summit and "we expect the same this year and beyond", UN climate chief Christiana Figueres ... Read more...

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India, Finland to expand cooperation in energy: Farooq Abdullah


February 4th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday met Environment Minister of Finland Paula Lehtomaki and stressed on potential cooperation between both countries in ... Read more...

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Diesel subsidy withdrawal unaffordable, says minister


February 4th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) India cannot afford to withdraw the subsidy on diesel and it has to continue till poverty disappears from the country, union Minister for New and Renewable Energy ... Read more...

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Cancun was disappointing, don’t expect much at Durban: Ramesh (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Terming the climate change talks at Cancun last year as "disappointing", Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said the world should not expect much from the UN climate ... Read more...

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Cancun was disappointing from environmental view: Ramesh


February 4th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The climate change talks at Cancun last year were disappointing from the environmental point of view but were a political advancement, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Friday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Karzai backs regional energy projects


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Thursday said the time has come for regional energy projects to become realities and countries should collaborate more effectively to tap renewable sources ... Read more...

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Finnish ‘clean tech’ firms look for joint venture in India


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Several Finnish companies are keen to form joint ventures with Indian firms to expand their operations in the country and promote the use of clean technology, the ... Read more...

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PM for policies to end environmentally ‘damaging behaviour’ (Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India must put in place a structure of regulatory policies that will prevent "potentially damaging behaviour" but not restore the "licence permit raj" in the country, ... Read more...

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PM wants to end environmentally damaging behaviour


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India must put in place regulatory environment policies that will prevent "potentially damaging behaviour" but not retore the "license permit raj", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said ... Read more...

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India to reduce GDP emission intensity by 20 percent by 2020: Manmohan Singh


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that India is set to reduce the emissions intensity of GDP by 20 per cent between 2005 ... Read more...

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