global policy

South Africa keen to have Indian investments

August 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 22 (IANS) South Africa and India are set to reach a target of trade worth $15 billion by 2014 and South Africa is keen about Indian investment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

It’s now Professor Arnold Schwarzenegger!

August 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former bodybuilder, actor and California governor is set to assume a new role as a professor. The University of Southern California together with Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 900,000 lives saved with TB, HIV services: WHO

March 3rd, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 3 (IANS) An estimated 910,000 lives were saved globally over six years by improving collaboration between TB and HIV services that protect people living with HIV from ... Read more...

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Daikin India to commission room air conditioner line in July

February 21st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt Ltd (Daikin India) is hopeful of commissioning its split air conditioner line by July this year and growing its market presence from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India can be safe haven for ‘restless’ global capital: Pranab

August 29th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday India could become a safe haven for "restless global capital" if high economic growth was sustained in the ... Read more...

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PM calls for legal system supporting development (Lead)

February 6th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said that developing countries need a legal system conducive to both rapid economic development and promoting equitable distribution of the fruits of ... Read more...

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Developing nations facing ‘obesity epidemic’

November 11th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A global policy group has called on the governments of developing nations to take comprehensive action to tackle the rising incidence of obesity.According to a new report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India ranked far less corrupt country than Pak by Transparency International

October 26th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 26 (ANI): The 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International has awarded the most clean slot to Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore with a score of 9.3, while Somalia has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN sees wartime rape as big challenge

August 7th, 2010 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 7 (IANS) Wartime rape is one of the greatest challenges of modern times, yet it remains low on the agenda of global policy efforts, the UN said Friday.UN secretary-general's ... Read more...

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Global voices join against privatisation, anti-worker policies

March 20th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) Workers across the world are against privatisation and capitalism and a global policy should be formed to prevent discrimination against workers, said communist leaders from European, ... Read more...

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UAE, US seek to boost nuclear energy trade

February 19th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 19 (IANS) Representatives of 40 US companies will visit the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to boost cooperation in the civilian nuclear energy sector, WAM news agency reported. The three-day ... Read more...

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Spread love, not infection…

July 19th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by admin
By Alka Pande, CNS "Say Yes to Condom – No to HIV" "A Rupee saves a life" "Stay Negative Love Condom" "Love yourself, Love your partner, Love Condom" With these catchy slogans, a health organisation distributed condoms ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

NGO launches ‘Love Condom’ campaign to stop HIV infection

July 18th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) With 2.5 million people living with HIV infection in India, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) Saturday launched a 'Love Condom and Stay Negative' campaign to make people aware ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Paying people to protect forests not enough’

June 5th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Paying people to protect forests can be an effective way to tackle deforestation and climate change but only if there is good governance of natural resources, says ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India will emerge more economically powerful than China: PM

April 1st, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has said that India would emerge a more successful country from an economic perspective in the long run in comparison to ... Read more...

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French bank BNP Paribas sees Asian economic recovery in 2010

January 8th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 8 (DPA) French bank BNP Paribas has predicted a faster Asian economic recovery next year, citing aggressive government spending and region-wide interest rate cuts, according to a news report Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Visa cut will force US firms to outsource, says think tank

June 12th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The US decision to cut visas to skilled manpower from countries like India would not protect American jobs, but goad American companies to opt for outsourcing, a ... Read more...

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Mira Nair to address professional women’s meet

March 4th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Mira Nair, television show "Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi and actress Madhur Jaffrey will join hundreds of South Asian women professionals from all over the world ... Read more...

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Democrats to pursue US-India nuke deal if elected: Steinberg

December 20th, 2007 - 5:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.20 (ANI): Democrats will continue efforts to conclude the US-India nuclear deal, and are willing to work together towards the larger cause of global disarmament, said James Steinberg, Dean, Lyndon ... Read more...

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