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India to reveal latest tiger numbers Monday

March 26th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) On Monday, India will know how many tigers it really has when the latest tiger census is released. The new estimates are expected to be ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘India needs to do more to save children dying from pneumonia’

November 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India needs to take urgent action to prevent, protect and treat pneumonia in children, said the International Vaccine Access Centre (IVAC) for the Global Coalition Against Child ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

World Health Assembly passes first-ever resolution to fight childhood pneumonia

May 22nd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): The World Health Assembly has, for the first-time ever, passed a resolution to fight childhood pneumonia, the world's leading cause of child mortality.The resolution, approved by a consensus, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

We’re out of time to conclude global action plan in Copenhagen: Obama

November 16th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has recognized that it would be impossible to reach a fully internationally legally binding climate agreement in Copenhagen next month as very little ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Farooq, Ramesh to take part in India-US energy dialogue

September 25th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Indian ministers Farooq Abdullah and Jairam Ramesh will take part in the US-India Energy Partnership Summit to be held here Oct 1 aimed at contributing to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ASEM endorses Indias call to solve global financial crisis

October 25th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 25 (ANI): The Asia-Europe Summit has concluded here with a call to the Asian and European nations to safeguard international financial stability and promote world economic growth.The two-day ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Development has to be inclusive: Prime Minister at ASEM

October 25th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said that development has to be inclusive, at his maiden speech at the 7th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM), in Beijing on Saturday.Describing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Globalisation must be fair, development should be inclusive: PM

October 25th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) For globalisation to succeed it must be fair and benefit the whole of humanity, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Saturday while stressing that international cooperation must be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

WHO says world facing health worker shortage of four million

February 25th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by admin
Geneva, Feb.25 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates there is a shortage of over four million health workers globally, with one million needed in Africa alone. To address this critical issue, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Computer servers ‘as bad’ for the climate as SUVs, says UK survey

December 4th, 2007 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.4 (ANI): The UK-based environmental organisation, Global Action Plan, has in a report, claimed that computer servers are as great a threat to the climate as SUVs or the global aviation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The threatening effect of global warming on your cuppa

December 4th, 2007 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study, by a leading coffee company, has warned that international tea and coffee production is in danger, thanks to climate change.The study, conducted by Cafedirect, said ... Read more...

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