global crises

Misgoverance, corruption bring India down in geopolitical index


April 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Afflicted by misgovernance and corruption, India's global clout has waned over the past year but could swing back if the economy regains its growth trajectory, says ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parliamentarians meet in Bern, focus on global crises


October 17th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian parliamentarians led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will be interacting with MPs from across the world at the 125th Assembly of the ... Read more...

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We can grow at 9 percent if political parties allow: PM


September 28th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Sep 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said India can grow at 9 percent if all political parties shed their ideological differences, as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India ranked far less corrupt country than Pak by Transparency International


October 26th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 26 (ANI): The 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International has awarded the most clean slot to Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore with a score of 9.3, while Somalia has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India wants IMF to redefine its role (Repeat for all needing)


April 25th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 25 (IANS) India has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) "to reshape and redefine its role and mandate" in tune with the times to play a pivotal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India asks IMF to reshape role in tune with times


April 25th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 24 (IANS) India has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) "to reshape and redefine its role and mandate" in tune with the times to play a pivotal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shift in Obama Administration’s policy towards China


February 17th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): The United States, after months of reaching out and being accommodating to China, has decided to shift course and welcome the Dailai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Commonwealth summit opens with climate change as top agenda


November 28th, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Port of Spain, Nov 27 (IANS) The 53-nation Commonwealth Summit opened here Friday with a renewed push towards achieving "political consensus" on climate change, weeks ahead ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Corporates can invest in national security programme: India Inc


November 9th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) As the 26/11 attack anniversary draws closer, a business forum Monday noted that terrorism has the capability to "create unforeseen global crisis" and suggested that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Climate remains an issue as G8-G5 agree on UN reforms (Roundup)


July 10th, 2009 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin L'Aquila (Italy), July 9 (IANS) The outreach meeting of the G8, the grouping of the world's most wealthy and industrialized countries, with the world's emerging economies G5, Thursday outlined ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global crises threaten progress on MDGs


July 7th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Progress made in earlier years to achieve the millennium development goals (MDGs) in the fields of health, education, sanitation and women empowerment in India and South Asia ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UN renews call for more aid on World Food Day


October 24th, 2008 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 24 (DPA) United Nations leaders have called on the international community to assist the poor at a time of high food prices, noting that only a fraction of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google.org Battles Bugs & Viruses


October 21st, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
Announces More Than $14 Million in Grants to Partners Working to Predict and Prevent the Next PandemicMountain View, Calif. (October 21, 2008) — Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), has ... Read more...

Posted in Health, Health Science, Sci-Tech, Technology Industry News, World, World News |

UAE calls on Islamic countries to fight against insecurity


June 19th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, June 19 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called on Islamic countries to unitedly fight to create political and humanitarian conditions to arrest the growing insecurity and suffering in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India calls for Asian collaboration to handle global crises


June 15th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Kuala Lumpur, June 15 (Xinhua) India Sunday urged Asian countries close collaboration to handle the rising challenges besetting the world. "The worldwide crisis is rising significantly, but nothing has happened at a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No breakthrough in n-dispute after Solana’s Iran visit (Lead)


June 15th, 2008 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
DPA Tehran, June 14 (DPA) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Javier Solana Saturday gave Iran an updated package of incentives by the five veto powers plus Germany (5+1) but achieved no breakthrough ... Read more...

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