global governance

Iran mulling oil refineries in Africa


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (IANS) Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi has said the country is considering the construction of small oil refineries in some African countries, local media reported Monday.Qasemi said ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves Tehran for home


August 31st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for home Friday morning after a four-day visit to Tehran during which he attended the 16h summit meeting of ... Read more...

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Putin praises NAM for improving global security


August 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3o (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday praised the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) for strengthening global security.The 16th NAM Summit opened in the Iranian capital under the theme of ... Read more...

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Expert-level NAM meeting kicks off in Tehran


August 26th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 26 (IANS) The expert-level meeting of the 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit opened here Sunday.The NAM meeting will be held in three phases: preparatory senior officials' meeting ... Read more...

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India can grow 8-9 percent for 20 years: Montek Ahluwalia


May 18th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (IANS) India can grow at between 8 or 9 percent for the next 20 years with a supportive global environment, its Planning Commission's Deputy Chairman Montek ... Read more...

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Indian parliamentarians for a global parliament at UN


May 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In order to improve the democratic character of global governance, Indian parliamentarians have lent their support to a global campaign for the creation of ... Read more...

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India says UN reform delay ‘at own peril’


April 11th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 11 (IANS) India has reiterated that reform and expansion of the UN Security Council are essential if it is to reflect contemporary reality, warning any delay would ... Read more...

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India, Brazil sign six pacts (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A day after the BRICS summit, India and Brazil Friday decided to step up efforts to push the UN reforms and signed half a ... Read more...

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PM backs dialogue to resolve West Asia crisis


March 30th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A day after the BRICS countries warned against military action in Iran and Syria, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday held bilateral talks with Brazilian ... Read more...

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BRICS’ solidarity good news for world : Chinese media


March 30th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) The 4th BRICS summit sent positive signals to the outside world that global stability, security and prosperity could be achieved if everyone pulled together, the Chinese ... Read more...

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BRICS to set up joint bank, backs dialogue on Iran, Syria (Roundup)


March 29th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Seeking to reinforce their growing economic heft with diplomatic clout, the BRICS grouping Thursday pitched for a bigger voice in global governance institutions, including ... Read more...

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Highlights of 4th BRICS Summit


March 29th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Key outcomes of the Fourth BRICS Summit as reflected in the Delhi Declaration:1) Global governance reforms: BRICS leaders pitch for reform of global governance institutions, ... Read more...

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BRICS to set up joint bank, for dialogue on Iran, Syria (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Seeking to reinforce their growing economic heft with diplomatic clout, the BRICS grouping Thursday pitched for a bigger say in global governance institutions, including ... Read more...

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BRICS sign two currency pacts, to set up joint bank


March 29th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The BRICS grouping of five emerging economic powerhouses - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - Thursday signed two pacts to spur trade ... Read more...

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Hu arrives in India, to meet Manmohan


March 28th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived here Wednesday on a two-day visit to participate in the BRICS summit and to hold wide-ranging bilateral talks with ... Read more...

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Booked for BRICS: busy Thursday for Manmohan


March 28th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Barely 30 hours after returning from the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Thursday hold a slew of high-profile diplomatic ... Read more...

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Hu in India Wednesday: trade imbalance, cultural ties on agenda


March 27th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao touches down here Wednesday on a two-day visit to participate in the BRICS summit and hold bilateral talks with Prime ... Read more...

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BRICS summit faces Syria wall


March 26th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) While there is a broad consensus on pushing global governance reforms, the BRICS summit of the five major emerging economies here may hit the Syria ... Read more...

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Will continue to support Europe in crisis: China


March 21st, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) China will be part of the global community's efforts to provide help to deal with European debt crisis, a senior Foreign Ministry official said Tuesday.Assistant Foreign ... Read more...

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BRICS to explore setting up development bank


March 7th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The BRICS summit of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa March 29 will explore a slew of new ideas, including a development bank and ... Read more...

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BRICS steps up joint efforts to reform global governance (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) With less than a month to go, India has stepped up preparations for the March 29 BRICS summit of the five emerging economies and stressed ... Read more...

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BRICS can transform global governance: India


March 5th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Ahead of the BRICS summit here, India Monday said the grouping of five major emerging economies was not ranged against anyone but is "a responsible ... Read more...

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BRICS academics to flesh out agenda for summit


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Academics and experts from the five emerging economies -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- will meet here for a three-day discussion starting ... Read more...

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ICC would be silly to reject Woolf report: CA


February 17th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland said Friday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board would be silly to reject the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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BRICS summit to focus on fixing global recession: India


January 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Ahead of the fourth BRICS summit of the five emerging powers, India Tuesday said the reform of the global governance institutions and ways to fix ... Read more...

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Binding climate pact can slow down emerging economies: India


December 15th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Pushing for reforms of global institutions of governance, India has expressed apprehension that a legally binding agreement on greenhouse gas emissions, as agreed at Durban, ... Read more...

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11 envoys present credentials to president


November 1st, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday pitched for a permanent seat for India in the UN Security Council as 11 ambassadors, including those of France, Cuba ... Read more...

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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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India calls for UN reforms, unrelenting war against terror (Roundup)


September 24th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Declaring that India stands ready to play its part in meeting global challenges from economic downturn to terrorism, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday sought ... Read more...

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India ready to play its part to meet global challenges: PM


September 24th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Calling upon the UN to once again embrace the principles of internationalism to meet global challenges from economic downturn to terrorism, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Web changing diplomacy, global governance: Experts


September 11th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The internet is transforming public diplomacy around the world and has spurred popular involvement in key global issues such as accountable governance, climate change ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh cautions BRICS nations not to be complacent


April 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr. 14 (ANI): BRICS nations today signed framework agreement which enables these nations to grant credit in local currencies, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.He said: "Our designated banks have ... Read more...

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BRICS should coordinate in key areas of development: PM


April 12th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that it would be to the advantage of five-nation BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) grouping to coordinate in key ... Read more...

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BRICS countries need to further enhance coordination: Manmohan Singh


April 12th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) should combine their "huge potential" to continue ... Read more...

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BRICS cooperation to benefit Africa: expert


April 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 11 (IANS) BRICS, a group of emerging economies, will change global governance, and benefit Africa through more cooperation, a South African expert said.BRICS is an acronym for Brazil, ... Read more...

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