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Don’t skip meals to shed weight


July 15th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Maintaining a food diary faithfully and not skipping meals could be one of the safest and surest ways of shedding weight, especially for obese postmenopausal women, ... Read more...

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Global CO2 emissions reach record high in 2010: IEA


May 31st, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Energy-related carbon-dioxide (CO2) emission reached a record high in 2010, up by five percent from the last record in 2008, the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) ... Read more...

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Cancun was disappointing, don’t expect much at Durban: Ramesh (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Terming the climate change talks at Cancun last year as "disappointing", Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said the world should not expect much from the UN climate ... Read more...

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Cancun was disappointing from environmental view: Ramesh


February 4th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The climate change talks at Cancun last year were disappointing from the environmental point of view but were a political advancement, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Friday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Asia’s maternal mortality rate declines 52 percent: Report


September 15th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Asia's maternal mortality rate declined by 52 percent in the last two decades against a 34 percent decline globally, a report released Wednesday said. In Asia, the number ... Read more...

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Poverty goals reachable: World Bank


April 21st, 2010 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (DPA) A global goal of halving poverty by 2015 is still achievable, the World Bank said Tuesday, but warned that nearly half of all developing countries are falling short ... Read more...

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Climate summit remains in stasis (Fifth Lead)


December 19th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 19 (IANS) Hectic backroom parleys to rescue the Copenhagen climate summit from total failure continued Saturday morning, as an overnight plenary session was adjourned for the third ... Read more...

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Four countries hold up Copenhagen accord (Fourth Lead)


December 19th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 19 (IANS) Venezuela, Bolivia, Sudan and Tuvalu objected to a Copenhagen accord supported by almost all other countries around the world, and held up its adoption the ... Read more...

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India prepares Copenhagen accord with four other countries (Lead)


December 19th, 2009 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 19 (IANS) India and other emerging economies prepared a Copenhagen accord late Friday night in association with the US, to be presented to an overnight plenary session ... Read more...

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Developed world to blame if climate talks fail, says Ramesh (Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 17 (IANS) Amid fears of a collapse in Copenhagen, Indian Minister of State for Environment Jairam Ramesh Thursday said the developed world would be blamed if the climate change talks ... Read more...

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India stands with developing world at climate summit


December 17th, 2009 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 17 (IANS) India Wednesday placed itself firmly on the side of the developing world as Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said the country's approach to the Dec 7-18 ... Read more...

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Climate change: India not changing goal posts, PM may go to Copenhagen


November 29th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashPort of Spain, Nov.29 (ANI): India is not changing its goal posts on the issue of climate change and is ready to contribute to the global campaign for emission ... Read more...

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North American Leaders’ Declaration on Climate Change and Clean Energy - Three Amigos Summit


August 11th, 2009 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (BNO NEWS) -- "We, the leaders of North American reaffirm the urgency and necessity of taking aggressive action on climate change. We stress that the experience developed during the last ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza Launches Bridgestone safety campaign in Mumbai


June 22nd, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, 20th June, 2009 — Bridgestone, the world's no.1 Tyre & Rubber manufacturers, launches the India chapter of safety campaign titled "Think Before You Drive', as part of its continued efforts ... Read more...

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G8 summit ends, tough decisions for UN (Roundup)


July 9th, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Toyako (Japan), July 9 (DPA) A three-day Group of Eight (G8) summit in Japan came to a close Wednesday, with its leaders passing on tough decisions on climate change, Africa and Zimbabwe ... Read more...

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G8, developing partners call for broad emission cuts (Lead)


July 9th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Toyako, July 9 (DPA) The Group of Eight (G8) leaders and their counterparts from the world's eight major developing countries committed themselves Wednesday to "a long-term global goal for emission reductions". But ... Read more...

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G-8 leaders get tough, to tackle global warming by 2050


July 8th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Mrityunjay Singh Toyako (Japan), July 8 (ANI): In a bid to tackle global warming, leaders of the Group of Eight nations have agreed to set a global target of cutting carbon ... Read more...

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G-8 nations reach tentative climate change deal in Japan


July 8th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Mrityunjay Singh Toyako (Japan), July 8 (ANI): Leaders of the Group of Eight nations, who are meeting in the mountain-top resort hotel at Toyako near northern Hokkaido city have reportedly reached ... Read more...

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G8 ministers urge reduction of carbon emissions


May 26th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tokyo, May 26 (DPA) Environmental ministers from seven of the world's largest economies and Russia urged their leaders to set a long-term target and halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The ministers ... Read more...

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Indias per capita GHGs emission not to increase beyond developed nations


December 11th, 2007 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said Indias per capita Green House Gases (GHGs) emission would not increase beyond those of industrialised nations, and urged the ... Read more...

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