global institutions

President rues no Indian varsity in world’s top 200 (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Sep 15 (IANS) Expressing concern that no Indian university featured among the top 200 global institutions, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday urged the country's premier educational institutes to ... Read more...

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Indian American academic to head US institute


August 17th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Leading New York university The New School has named Indian American academic Sanjay Reddy as one of the two directors of the India China Institute ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World Bank needs reform: Colombian candidate


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) The World Bank needs to be reformed to reflect the rising of emerging countries and to serve for their needs, said Jose Antonio Ocampo, one ... Read more...

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Education provider raises $7.5 million venture fund


February 16th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 16 (IANS) Global education training provider Edusys raised $7.5 million (Rs.37 crore) from leading venture firm Sequoia Capital in the first round of funding to expand its business ... Read more...

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Reform global institutions: President Patil


January 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Underlining India's growing global stature, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday pitched for the reform of global institutions to reflect contemporary realities."The role and stature of ... 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...

Posted in Environment |

Krishna likely to meet Khar, IBSA foreign ministers in US


September 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 14 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is set for hectic diplomacy in New York next week that could include meetings with Pakistani Foreign Minister Hinna ... Read more...

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India, Germany to discuss IMF reforms, defence deal


May 30th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India and Germany, Europe's tech powerhouse, will Tuesday broaden the scope of their strategic dialogue when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh holds talks with visiting ... Read more...

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Manmohan invokes NAM, questions West’s control of IMF (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) With Western powers not willing to loosen their grip over key global institutions like the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM hopes for consensus on top IMF job, slams Western monopoly


May 29th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) Questioning the monopoly of Western powers in the International Monetary Fund, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said top positions in international ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Africa to support India’s Security Council candidature


May 25th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Africa Wednesday declared its unambiguous support for India's candidature for a permanent seat in an expanded UN Security Council and backed New Delhi's stand ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India unveils $5 bn Africa surge, rejects race with China (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Rejecting any race with China, India Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion credit line for Africa for the next three years and unveiled a ... Read more...

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India unveils $5 bn Africa surge, seeks support for UN goals (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) India Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion credit line for Africa for the next three years and unveiled a host of new institutions for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India announces $5 bn aid for Africa, seeks support for UN reforms


May 24th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Taking its burgeoning ties with Africa to a new high, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion aid for ... Read more...

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India pitches for UN reforms at Africa summit


May 24th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) India Tuesday made a strong pitch for reform of global political and economic institutions, including the UN Security Council, as it began a second ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Africa aim to give voice to developing world: Krishna


March 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday that India and Africa had a common aim to give the developing world a voice in areas from ... Read more...

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National Museum to get international conservation expertise


March 16th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The International Council of Museums (ICOM), the apex body of museums worldwide, will help India's prestigious National Museum in its modernisation process by extending expertise ... Read more...

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Global CO2 emissions on the rise again in 2010


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Global carbon dioxide emissions, the main contributor to global warming, show no sign of abating and may reach record levels in 2010, according to a study.The study, led ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Patil calls on India, US to work together for world peace


November 9th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has said both the US and India have a profound responsibility to work together for peace, stability and security in the world.In ... Read more...

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Discussions with Malaysian PM have laid the ground for multi-faceted partnership: Manmohan Singh


October 27th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Oct. 27 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that his discussions with Malaysian counterpart Najib Tun Razak have laid the ground for evolving a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Genes that make people tall or short identified


September 30th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): An international team of scientists have found that a seemingly simple inherited trait - height - springs from hundreds of genetic causes.The study identified hundreds of gene variants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India gets positive vibes ahead of Obama visit


September 18th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) As India prepares for the visit of President Barack Obama in early November, its numerous concerns ranging from visa fee hike to hi-tech export controls ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US laying foundation for indispensable partnership with India: Clinton


September 9th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.9 (ANI): The United States is taking steps to lay the foundation for indispensable partnership with India, said Secretary of State Hilary Clinton.Addressing the Council on Foreign Relations here on Thursday, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India is an anchor of stability: US


September 9th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) The United States believes that India as "an anchor of stability" in a critical part of the world will have to play a leading role ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, U.K. CEOs forum to be set up


July 29th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): India and the United Kingdom on Thursday agreed to set up an India-UK CEOs Forum and an India-UK Infrastructure Group besides working to double up bilateral ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, South Africa ink 3 accords, to spur UN reforms (Roundup)


June 4th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India and South Africa Friday inked three accords, agreed to work jointly to promote Africa as a global investment destination, and decided to spur the reforms ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, South Africa ink three pacts, to jointly spur UN reforms (Lead)


June 4th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India and South Africa Friday signed three agreements aimed at enhancing business ties and connectivity. The two countries also reiterated support for each other for a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, South Africa to work closely in international forums: Manmohan Singh


June 4th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Friday said both India and South Africa have agreed to intensify coordination between the two countries and work closely ... Read more...

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India, South Africa sign three pacts, back UN reforms


June 4th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India and South Africa Friday signed three agreements, including an air services pact, to ramp up their business ties and agreed to jointly work to reform ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, US pledge to consult each other on global, strategic issues


June 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): India and the United States on Thursday pledged to consult with each other on issues of global and strategic importance.The pledge was made through a joint statement after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, US vow to cooperate on terror


June 4th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 4 (IANS) With US President Barack Obama according relations with "responsible global power" India "highest of priorities", the two countries have vowed to work together to meet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE to host international conference on higher education


December 4th, 2009 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 3 (IANS) Academic leaders from around the world will convene at a conference Dec 6-7 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital to explore the challenges and opportunities in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, US agree to promote more effective global cooperation


November 25th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Nov.25 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama have recognized that the India-U.S. relationship is important for managing the challenges the world will face in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India promises level playing field to US varsities


October 31st, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) India has promised a level playing field to top US institutions in a bid to encourage foreign investment in the education sector as New Delhi seeks ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian medical community exhorted to work for inclusive medical care


October 16th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has exhorted the medical community to work for the ideal of medical care for all.Speaking at the General Assembly of the World ... Read more...

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