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Students paint nuclear holocaust


July 29th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 29 (IANS) Students from nine districts of Uttar Pradesh have painted the horrors of wars at an event organised by the Mangalayatan University here as part of a ... Read more...

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G20 may contribute over $450 bn to IMF: Calderon


June 20th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Group of Twenty (G20) major economies may contribute more than $450 billion to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), G20 summit host Mexican ... Read more...

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Earth hour 2012: Set to go dark for an hour?


March 31st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) An hour of darkness is due to set in, quite literally, when Delhi along with 5,500 cities across the globe turn off lights as ... Read more...

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India calls for global effort in fight against pirates (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) With incidents of piracy on the rise in the Indian Ocean region, India Monday stressed the need for an international cooperative effort to contain the ... Read more...

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Fight against piracy needs global effort: India


February 27th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) With incidents of piracy on the rise in the Indian Ocean region, India Monday stressed the need for an international cooperative effort to contain the ... Read more...

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UN says Canada’s withdrawal from Kyoto Protocol ‘regrettable’


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations has expressed its regret after the Canadian government decided to withdraw from the 1997 Kyoto Protocol agreement on climate change, officials said."I regret that ... Read more...

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US stocks end higher on holiday sales


November 29th, 2011 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) The US stocks soared Monday, with the S&P; 500 snapping a seven-day losing streak, as investors were encouraged by strong holiday sales and new hopes ... Read more...

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Activists launch campaign for transparent budgets


November 21st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) As many as 100 civil society groups from around the globe and 12 international organisations Sunday met in the Tanzanian capital to launch a global ... Read more...

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Peaceful future will prevail: UAE minister


September 10th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) After 10 years of the 9/11 terror attack, a senior UAE minister feels there is no better way to honour the victims of the incident ... Read more...

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Zardari calls for global effort against terror


June 26th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has called for a collective global effort to tackle the threat of terrorism.Addressing a conference on "Global Fight Against Terrorism" ... Read more...

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Al Zawahiri next target, but Pakistan may not be told


May 9th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) After killing Al Qaeda leader Osama biLaden, the United States is now hunting for his deputy Ayman al Zawahiri, but it still may not tell ... Read more...

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Osama’s death a major development, says Bangladesh


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 3 (IANS) Bangladesh has called Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden's death "a major development" and pledged its continued support to the war against terror."Bangladesh values its partnership ... Read more...

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UN’s Ban: Libya situation is grave, requires global effort


April 14th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday stressed that the humanitarian situation in Libya is deteriorating and requires concerted efforts by the UN.During a meeting in ... Read more...

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Canadian researchers announce breakthrough in malaria treatment


March 19th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Canadian researchers have made a major breakthrough in the fight against malaria.Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, along with Brad Trost, Member of Parliament for ... Read more...

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Climate solution must be based on equity: Economic Survey


February 25th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Any solution to climate change must involve all countries, with reorganisation of "common but differentiated responsibilities" and the principle of "equity", according to the Economic Survey ... Read more...

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1000 Genomes Project to reveal how genetics influence human health


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists at Boston College are playing an integral role in the global effort to sequence 1000 genomes and move closer to understanding in fine detail how genetics influence ... Read more...

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Tigers could triple in Asia


January 26th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Asian tiger reserves could support more than 10,000 wild tigers, or three times the current number, if core breeding sites are protected, say the world's leading conservationists. ... Read more...

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Protection of large-scale landscapes could triple Tiger numbers in Asia


January 26th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Some of the world's leading conservation scientists have suggested that Asia's tiger reserves could support more than 10,000 wild tigers - 3 times the current number - if ... Read more...

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Substantial progress in global efforts to eradicate landmines


November 24th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 24 (IANS) Substantial progress is being made in the global effort to eradicate antipersonnel landmines, but the US remains on the sidelines, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday as a new ... Read more...

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IATA calls for security revamp for air cargo


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Tuesday urged greater cooperation among security regulators to make air freights more secure.Just days after the interception of two U.S.-bound packages ... Read more...

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ASEM-8 leaders call for global effort against transnational organized crime


October 5th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Mrityunjay SinghBrussels, Oct.5 (ANI): World leaders at the 8th Asia-Europe Meet (ASEM) on Tuesday deliberated on the need to fight terrorism and combat transnational organized crime while reasserting the United Nation's ... Read more...

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Asia represents world’s best hope for achieving MDGs: ADB president tells UN


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.23 (ANI): Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda has said that Asia and the Pacific, home to three-fifths of humanity and two-thirds of the world's poor, represents the world's ... Read more...

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Research reduces odds of Earth being hit by asteroids by 10-fold


July 26th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): The risk of being hit by an asteroid is 10 times less than it was, thanks to a NASA initiative that has increased researchers' knowledge about these flying ... Read more...

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Intelligence estimate warns of terrorist, nuke sleeper cells in the US


April 16th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.16 (ANI): The United States is faced with an enemy with "no scruples about employing any weapon or tactic," a top secret National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) has said.According to a report ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama, Jill Biden: Surprise Visit To Haiti


April 14th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an effort to refocus the spotlight back earthquake ravaged Haiti, American first lady Michelle Obama, along with the second lady, showed up in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital, ... Read more...

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama makes unannounced visit to Haiti


April 13th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- The first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama makes, is making an unannounced visit Tuesday to quake-devastated Haiti, the White House said. First Lady Michelle Obama ... Read more...

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LeT group of savages needs to be crushed: US lawmakers


March 12th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 12 (IANS) Describing Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as a "deadly serious group of fanatics," US lawmakers have asked Obama administration to push Islamabad to crush the Pakistan-based terror outfit ... Read more...

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First woman to be appointed as UN police chief


March 9th, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appointed the first woman in history as the UN police chief on Monday.Ann-Marie Orler, an experienced Swedish police officer, who first ... Read more...

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Vaccination campaign to aid more than 85 million children in Africa


March 6th, 2010 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
DAKAR, SENEGAL (BNO NEWS) – More than 85 million children under five years old will be immunized against polio in 19 countries across West and Central Africa, the World Health Organization said ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s compliment to Dr Pachauri for contribution to climate change agenda


February 5th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Friday said that 'The Energy Research Institute' (TERI) under the leadership of Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief Dr ... Read more...

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Disarmament, non-proliferation are UN priorities in 2010: Ban


January 9th, 2010 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 9 (DPA) The world community has a "new window of opportunity" to advance disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation programmes in 2010, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday. Ban cited the ... Read more...

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Seaweeds fast endangering coral reefs


January 7th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Seaweeds have claimed huge tracts of the coastal shelf of Australia's Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and are endangering them, says a new study. Part of a global effort ... Read more...

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2010 is UN year of Millennium Development Goals


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 23 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon decided Tuesday to call 2010 the year of Millennium Development Goals, which will review progress to achieve a set of eight programmes ... Read more...

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Greenpeace welcomes India’s stand on emissions cut


December 4th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India's proposal to cut its emissions intensity by 20-25 percent by 2020 has put the pressure back on industrialised countries to come up with emission cuts, says ... Read more...

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India will not accept legally binding emission cuts: Saran


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 3 (ANI): India will follow the policy of voluntary emission cuts and will not accept any legally binding emission cuts, the Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Climate Change, ... Read more...

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