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Inequality on rise in G20 nations: Report


January 19th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Inequality has increased in 14 of 18 countries of G20, including India, with economic growth failing to trickle down to the poor, a new ... Read more...

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China calls for global efforts to tackle economic woes


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Cannes (France), Nov 3 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao said here Wednesday that all members of the international community should work together to cope with worldwide economic difficulties, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh heads for Cannes Wednesday for G20 Summit


November 1st, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads for Cannes in the French Riviera Wednesday for the 6th G20 Summit where the focus of the leaders is ... Read more...

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India to focus on expanding ties with France: Mukherjee


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb 19 (ANI): India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that his meeting with his French counterpart Christine Lagarde were quite satisfactory and India would focus on expanding ties with ... Read more...

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Manmohan leaves Seoul after attending G20 summit (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left the South Korean capital Seoul Friday after attending the G20 summit where he called for a new global rebalance.Manmohan ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh reaches Seoul for G20 Summit (Second Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Wednesday on a three-day visit to attend the G20 Summit, the top forum on the global financial system ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh reaches Seoul for G20 Summit


November 10th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Wednesday on a three-day visit to attend the G20 Summit, the top forum on the global financial system that seeks to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for Seoul G20 Summit with new vision (Second Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for Seoul for the 5th G20 Summit Wednesday where he will not only articulate India's new vision on global financial stability ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for G20 Summit in Seoul (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday left for Seoul to attend the 5th G20 Summit where he will meet his host, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, apart ... Read more...

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US to become one of top five nations in soccer watching


June 15th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 15 (ANI): The United States is set to become one of the top five nations in the world for soccer-watching, according to a British sports marketing firm.It would ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mukherjee heads for Busan for G20 finance ministers’ meet


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is attending a G20 meeting at Busan in South Korea June 4-5 focused on the global financial crisis ahead of the Summit ... Read more...

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At 82, Vidya Stokes still loves collecting dolls


May 13th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, May 13 (IANS) She is an octogenarian, but still a child at heart as far as dolls go. Former Himachal Pradesh minister Vidya Stokes' collection has not just Barbies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Celina Jaitley flags off ‘Kashish’ in India


April 19th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Our country has truly come of age. Initially, homosexuality was a banned subject. Homosexuals and transgenders were looked down upon. However, times are changing as the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Manmohan in Pittsburgh for G20 summit


September 24th, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Pittsburgh, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday for the G20 summit that will take stock of the state of the world economy following the year-long ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for G20 summit in Pittsburgh


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday left for the US to attend the G20 summit in Pittsburgh hosted by President Barack Obama. The summit will take stock of ... Read more...

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We admit our past mistakes, says Clinton on climate change


April 28th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 28 (IANS) Assuring India and China that it wants their economies to grow, the US has told representatives of the world's leading economies that it is no ... Read more...

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US now fully engaged on global warming: Clinton


April 27th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) The United States Monday assured representatives from 16 other major world economies, including India, that Washington no longer doubts the urgency or magnitude of the climate change ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shyam Saran to lead Indian team at climate meet


April 24th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Prime Minister's special envoy on climate change issues, Shyam Saran, will lead the Indian delegation to a preparatory meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ahluwalia to represent India at G20 meet of finance ministers


April 16th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia will represent India at next week's meeting in Washington among finance ministers of world's top 20 economies ... Read more...

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India to seek $5.2 bn more from World Bank (Lead)


April 4th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan London, April 4 (IANS) Assured of a greater say in the affairs of multilateral lending institutions, India will seek additional assistance of $5.2 billion from the World Bank for ... Read more...

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India to seek $5.2 bn from World Bank


April 4th, 2009 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan London, April 4 (IANS) Assured a greater say into the affairs of multilateral lending institutions, India will seek additional assistance of $5.2 billion from the World Bank for its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

G20 leaders pledge $1 trillion to kick start global economy


April 2nd, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan and Dipanker De Sarkar London, April 2 (IANS) World leaders Thursday agreed to pledge $1 trillion more to the International Monetary Fund and other institutions to tide over the ... Read more...

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Obama invites India to major economies forum on climate change


March 29th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has invited the leaders of 16 major economies including India to Washington for a forum on energy and climate next month ... Read more...

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Chinese hack into Indian embassies, steal Dalai Lama’s documents


March 29th, 2009 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 29 (IANS) A China-based cyber spy network has hacked into government and private systems in 103 countries, including those of many Indian embassies and the Dalai Lama, an ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US plans climate change talks in Washington


March 29th, 2009 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (DPA) The US has invited 16 other major economies and the UN to Washington to prepare for international efforts to reduce climate changing greenhouse gas emissions. The White House ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chidambaram holds meeting on financial turmoil


October 29th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Ahead of a meeting among world leaders in Washington next month on the global financial crisis, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram met with key policy makers and monetary ... Read more...

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Bush calls global financial summit for Nov 15 (Lead)


October 23rd, 2008 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US President George W. Bush will host a summit meeting on the global financial crisis Nov 15, bringing together world leaders from the Group of 20 developed developing ... Read more...

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