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Radical methods needed to save oceans, say experts


August 21st, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) Current global efforts to counter the impact of carbon emissions are not enough, say experts, calling for a broader and more radical approach to marine management ... Read more...

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Scientists discover E coli’s Achilles heel


July 16th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Researchers have identified E. coli's Achilles heel - a molecule's previously unknown role in fighting it off and other bacterial infections.The lethal bug continues to infiltrate ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UAE’s anti-piracy meet to be held in Dubai


May 24th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' second anti-piracy international conference, which is expected to draw officials and leaders from across the world, will be held in Dubai ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clinton’s India visit: Afghanistan, Iran, n-deal on agenda


May 4th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Afghanistan, Iran and progress in the nuclear deal are among the key issues that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to discuss ... Read more...

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India concerned over piracy, backs Somalia stability


February 24th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Voicing concern over increasing piracy, India has expressed solidarity with Somalia and backed global efforts to bring stability to the war-torn nation."India desires stability ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian firm joins Nigeria’s polio battle (With Images)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Feb 23 (IANS) An Indian vaccine maker will now help fight polio in Nigeria, one of the three countries in the world where the crippling disease is still prevalent.India's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Pakistan exchange n-facilities list (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) India and Pakistan Sunday exchanged a list of their nuclear installations under a two-decade-old pact, a statement said.The exchange of lists comes a week after ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India asks Pakistan to declare its n-doctrine, join FMCT


December 29th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) With Pakistan's nuclear arsenal a matter of growing global concern, India has pressed Pakistan to enunciate its nuclear doctrine and asked it to join global ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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...

Posted in World |

India pledges support to global efforts to tackle piracy


October 20th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 20 (IANS) India has pledged to contribute to international efforts to tackle the threat of piracy and armed robbery at sea and for the safety and release ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US asks India to modify nuclear liability regime


September 27th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday asked India to ensure that its nuclear liability regime conforms with the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear ... Read more...

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Terrorism must be countered with jobs, education: Zardari


June 25th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday vowed not to let terrorism succeed, and said the way to defeat the menace was to provide jobs, education and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India ready to join global efforts to tackle piracy


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) India has expressed readiness to join any international efforts to tackle the threat of piracy and armed robbery at sea and in safety and release ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Osama’s death a watershed moment, says Ban


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 2 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday welcomed the announcement of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's death as "a watershed moment" in the global ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ukraine urges global efforts to tackle man-made disasters


April 26th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine, which has been dealing with the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear accident alone for many years, has called on the global community to consolidate ... Read more...

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India offers help in stopping proliferation of WMDs


April 21st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 21 (IANS) India has welcomed the extension of the mandate of the Committee on proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons for 10 years and has ... Read more...

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India wants World Bank to raise lending limits


April 17th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) India has asked the World Bank to take measures to enhance the lending limits which are constraining the ability of India and other developing countries to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Russia to review nuclear safety measures


April 13th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 13 (IANS) Alarmed by the nuclear disaster following a massive earthquake in Japan, strategic partners India and Russia Wednesday discussed the measures to enhance the safety ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

WHO calls for dealing with multi-drug resistant microbes


April 7th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) As the World Health Day is being observed Thursday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) called for attention towards growing drug resistance in microbes due to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Australia vows to tackle match-fixing


February 12th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 12(ANI): Australian sporting officials have said that they have agreed to take a united stance against match-fixing to protect the integrity of the nation's sport.Sports Minister Mark Arbib said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India seeks reform of global security structure


February 12th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 12 (IANS) India has called for a reform of the international structure for maintaining peace and security and peacebuilding while offering its unmatched nation building experience for global efforts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World AIDS Day Shows A New Light Of Hope


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is World AIDS Day. Being one of the most recognized international health days, several organizations are making an extra effort today to spread awareness about ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Russian summit sees 13 countries agreeing to double tiger numbers


November 25th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): At a summit held in St Petersburg, Russia, the government of 13 countries where tigers still live have endorsed a plan to save the big cats from extinction.Delegates ... 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...

Posted in World |

India, China and Russia call for global efforts to promote world growth


November 15th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wuhan (China), Nov 15 (ANI): India, China and Russia on Monday called for coordinated global efforts to promote strong, sustainable and balanced world growth.In the Joint Statement issued at 10th RIC Ministerial ... Read more...

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India-US to strengthen cooperation to tackle nuclear terrorism


November 8th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Monday said both India and the United States have put forth a common vision of a world without nuclear ... Read more...

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India, US agree to work closely to tackle terror (Lead)


November 8th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to work more closely on counter-terrorism measures by deepening their dialogue on homeland security, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday ... Read more...

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Countries argue over how to save forests


October 26th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Nagoya (Japan) Oct 26 (IANS) One hectare of a tropical forest yields us benefits worth $6,120 every year, far more than gained by cutting that forest down. But they continue ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Use natural resources in sustainable manner, urges Sibal


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India's natural resources should be used in a sustainable manner with unique and cost-effective solutions, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Friday.Inaugurating the Green Conclave ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Quran burning would jeopardise global peace: Nawaz Sharif


September 9th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif Thursday condemned the plans of a US pastor to burn the Quran on the anniversary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UAE launches first global mobile children’s hospital


September 7th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 6 (IANS) The UAE has launched the world's first mobile children's hospital as part of its Giving Campaign to provide free health care to children across the globe, it ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UAE donates $2 mn to Unesco fund


June 26th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated $2 million to Unesco's "Intangible Cultural Heritage" programme, as part of global efforts to help developing countries preserve their culture. An agreement ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN to investigate laws against HIV-infected people


June 24th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 24 (DPA) The United Nations launched a commission Thursday to investigate punitive laws that harm global efforts to respond to the decades-old HIV epidemic. The commission will "help restore the dignity ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Infectious diseases account for two-third child deaths


May 12th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Preventable infectious diseases accounted for two-thirds of the nine million child deaths in 2008, says a new study. Experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Unicef's Child ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Infections cause two-thirds of child deaths: Study


May 12th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): According to a new study, preventable infectious diseases cause two-thirds of child deaths.Published in The Lancet, experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF's Child Health Epidemiology ... Read more...

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