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UN climate panel chief quits


February 18th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) UN climate panel chief Yvo de Boer Thursday announced that he is quitting. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Executive Secretary de Boer announced that ... Read more...

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Tata Sons joins global firms against corruption


May 9th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 9 (IANS) Chief executives from some of the world's leading companies, including Tata Sons of India, have thrown their support behind a United Nations treaty aimed at combating corruption. In ... Read more...

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Corporate Water Forum Spurs Mass Protest


March 16th, 2009 - 10:26 am ICT by admin
Coalition urges UN to stop providing cover for life-threatening privatization of waterISTANBUL, TURKEY – As the 5th World Water Forum (WWF) begins in Istanbul, activists, social movements and non-governmental organizations from Turkey ... Read more...

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ISIs obsession with bleeding India coming back to haunt Pak: Dalrymple


March 4th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): The world shouldnt be surprised by the terrorist attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore, according to internationally acclaimed writer and historian William Dalrymple, who feels that ... Read more...

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ONGC to become carbon neutral in next few years


January 19th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.19 (ANI): The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) has drawn up an elaborate programme to become carbon neutral. The oil major has set specific targets to complete ... Read more...

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UN body chief bats for India on climate change


April 25th, 2008 - 10:29 am ICT by admin
By Joydeep Gupta Singapore, April 25 (IANS) Backing India's position in climate change negotiations, Georg Kell, executive director of the UN body Global Compact, has said emerging markets should be allowed to have ... Read more...

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Tata Steel, ONGC join group to tackle climate change


April 23rd, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by admin
By Joydeep Gupta Singapore, April 23 (IANS) India's Tata Steel and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) are among the major firms that have joined the "caring for climate" initiative of UN Global ... Read more...

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