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US eyes infrastructure spending in India, emerging economies


September 21st, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) With India and other emerging economies set to spends trillions of dollars to build infrastructure, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hoping that they would ... Read more...

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Adopt ‘Meatless Mondays’, urges Humane Society International


September 12th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Humane Society International (HSI) Wednesday urged global leaders to adopt 'Meatless Mondays' - an international movement to reduce meat consumption and incorporate meatless options one ... Read more...

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Ambani seeks higher power tariff to ensure industry’s health


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Power tariffs in India will have to go up to reflect the cost it takes to produce electricity and the health of producing companies, Reliance Power ... Read more...

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Rich nations shy from commitment at Rio Earth Summit


June 21st, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) As the Earth Summit began Wednesday, India had more than one reason to be happy, with its main concerns addressed in the draft ... Read more...

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PM leaves Frankfurt for Mexico, Brazil


June 17th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, June 17 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here Sunday on way to Mexico and Brazil to attend the G20 Summit and the Rio+20 meeting, respectively.The ... Read more...

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PM reaches Frankfurt on way to Mexico, Brazil


June 16th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Saturday on way to Mexico and Brazil to attend the G20 Summit and the Rio+20 meeting, respectively.The prime minister ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Mexico, Brazil


June 16th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With the presidential poll issue resolved, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Saturday for Mexico and Brazil on a long overseas trip to attend the ... Read more...

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India should scale up green technologies: UNIDO chief (Interview)


February 5th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India should now have an aggressive clean energy solution policy, scaling up development of green technologies for its energy security and export these to ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Delhi Sustainable Development Summit Thursday


February 1st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) World leaders, environmentalists and experts from across the globe will come together on a platform during the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) starting Thursday ... Read more...

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Delhi Sustainable Development Summit to focus on resource protection


January 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Feb 2 inaugurate the 12th edition of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) which will focus on protection of ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily pays tribute to child prodigy who died


January 16th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Arfa Karim, who became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional in 2004 when she was barely nine and died Jan 14, was a fine example ... Read more...

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‘Indian CEOs can make good global leaders’


November 14th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Successful Indian CEOs, characterised by their "vision, resilience and ability to look at things through a bi-focal lens, with equal emphasis on the daily cash balance" ... Read more...

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Finland owes innovative bent to research spending


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Oct 2 (IANS) If Finland stands out on the global innovation map, it is thanks to the money spent on research and development, which stands at nearly $7 billion ... Read more...

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Green rating assessment scheme for Goa demanded


October 1st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) Green architects in Goa are lobbying with the state government to come up with a green rating assessment scheme for infrastructure projects in the state to ... Read more...

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Concerted efforts needed to tackle global crisis: IMF


September 23rd, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged global leaders to act in synchronism, as the world economy has entered into new dangerous phase, Xinhua reported Friday.Speaking ... Read more...

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UN commits itself to fighting diabetes, cancer


September 20th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has adopted a political declaration on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, heart ailments and cancer which ... Read more...

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Clinton to visit Chennai Wednesday


July 19th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who began her three day visit to India Monday, is expected to visit the Tamil Nadu capital Wednesday.She will be ... Read more...

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UAE varsity to host technology forum


May 11th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 11 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa University will host the UAE's fifth Information and Communication Technology Research Forum (ICTRF2011) at its campus here Sunday, the organisers said.The event, which ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama justifies his retirement


May 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 10 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said that his decision to shed political authority and hand over powers to an elected political leadership stemmed from ... Read more...

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India’s trade and business with Africa booms


April 13th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 13 (IANS) India's trade with Africa totalled $45 billion last year in addition to a number of investments across the continent that are worth more than $45 billion, ... Read more...

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Libya military intervention more in interest of Europe than US: Jim Jones


April 4th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Former US National Security Advisor Jim Jones has said that the military intervention in Libya was more in the vital interest of Europeans" than Americans."It's not a ... Read more...

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India among fastest growing economies in world: PM Manmohan Singh


March 27th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar.27 (ANI): Motivating management graduates to become global leaders at the 46th annual convocation of the countries top Business school, Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad (IIM-A), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Anti-Gaddafi forces claim of being offered to negotiate terms over dictator’s departure


March 9th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 9 (ANI): Representatives of forces opposing Muammar al-Gaddafi have claimed that the Libyan regime had offered them to negotiate terms of the dictator's departure, but the authorities in the ... Read more...

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World cannot “stand aside” and allow violence to continue in Libya: Cameron


March 9th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the world cannot "stand aside" and allow violence to continue in Libya, and insisted that the global leaders should ... Read more...

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C-130J’s induction in IAF win-win situation for India and US: Roemer


February 5th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer tyoday said that induction of C-130J 'Super Hercules' aircraft in the Indian Air Force on time is a win-win situation ... Read more...

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A.R.Rahman Receives WEF Crystal Award


January 27th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Indian music maestro A.R.Rahman has bagged yet another prestigious honour in the form of Crystal Award for his contribution in the field of art and music. On Wednesday, the award ... Read more...

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Billionaire Russian Capitalist, Roman Abramovich, Acquires An Island Worth $400 Million For Lodging His Famous Art Collection


December 8th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
In the beginning of 2010, the eminent billionaire Russian capitalist, Mikhail Prokhorov, acquired a controlling interest worth $250 million in the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Now, it ... Read more...

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Marshall islands’ climate change could drastically affect the inhabitants


December 8th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Marshall, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Climate change experts warn that the tiny Island of Marshall along with its inhabitants faces the grim prospect of being consumed by the rising sea surrounding them.Observers ... Read more...

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Hundreds in northeast pledge fight against HIV


December 1st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 1 (IANS) Hundreds in India's northeast, whose large number of drug users have sparked fears of a worsening AIDS epidemic, pledged Wednesday to step up the fight against HIV by ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks universities to groom global leaders


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 22 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Monday said with India modernizing and playing a larger role in world affairs, the country will need global ... Read more...

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Asia Society honours Mukesh Ambani


November 17th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 17 (IANS) Asia Society New York has presented its Global Vision Award to Mukesh Ambani, head of India's Reliance Industries Ltd. at a gala event honoring global leaders who ... Read more...

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Packed schedule awaits Manmohan Singh at G20


November 10th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has a packed schedule here for the next two days as he not only attends the G20 Summit but also meets ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh and Obama resolve to strengthen India-U.S. strategic partnership


November 9th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): Reaffirming their nations' shared values and increasing convergence of interests, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama have resolved to expand and strengthen the India-U.S. ... Read more...

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Obama backs India for a permanent UN Security Council seat


November 8th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday addressed India's Parliament and expressed support for India to have a permanent seat in the United Nations (UN) Security Council."As ... Read more...

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US backs India for UN permanent seat, calls for 26/11 justice (Roundup)


November 8th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday declared support for India's bid for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council, renewed a call to ... Read more...

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