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PM returns home from Brazil, Mexico trip


June 24th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned here Saturday after a visit to Brazil and Mexico.Manmohan Singh had attended the Earth Summit in Rio de ... Read more...

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Indian PM leaves for home


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 23 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Pretoria for home Saturday after an overnight halt on his way back from Brazil.Manmohan Singh had attended the Earth ... Read more...

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Indian PM arrives in South Africa


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 23 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here late Friday for a night halt on his way home after attending the Earth Summit in Rio de ... Read more...

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Community land rights unenforced in Third World


May 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Millions of forest people in tropical nations, including India, have won unprecedented legal rights to land but laws ensuring community land rights to them remain ... Read more...

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Rich countries need to be more sensitive to emissions: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India is doing more than its fair share in reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but developed countries need to be more sensitive to ... Read more...

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Brazil sure passion will drive 2014 World Cup


July 8th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 8 (DPA) Brazil's top football official brushed aside concerns his country is not ready to host the 2014 World Cup, saying it will be a success because of the passion ... Read more...

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UN official says preserving biodiversity vital for economic development


February 12th, 2010 - 6:29 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – A United Nations official on Thursday warned that preserving the world’s biodiversity vital for economic development.Saving the world’s myriad diverse species, many of which are being lost ... Read more...

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Biopiracy new battleground between rich and poor nations


January 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) After climate change, biopiracy is becoming the new battleground between rich and poor nations, because rich countries are opposing a legal framework for use of biological resources, ... Read more...

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