global power

‘Wind power can meet global energy demands’


September 10th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) With oil, gas and coal depleting fast, US scientists say that available wind power is enough to fuel all of the world's energy demands. The atmospheric ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Manmohan ineffectual, presides over corrupt government: US daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been described as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government" by a leading US daily that ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh dithering, ineffectual: US daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been described as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government" by a leading US daily.In ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rolls-Royce bags $12.6-mn Indian order for buoy vessel


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) British power systems manufacturer Rolls-Royce Wednesday announced it has bagged a $12.6 million deal to design and power a highly specialised vessel that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India shall overcome, Krishna tells US business (Lead)Indian


June 13th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) As India and the US begin their strategic dialogue, India has insisted it will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum even as a top ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘US has enormous stake in India’s emergence as a global power’


June 13th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Saying that US has enormous stake in India's emergence as a global power, President Barack Obama's top adviser on international economic issues has voiced US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India-US discuss regional security, defence purchases


June 6th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The regional situation and India's purchases of military hardware were discussed Wednesday by Defence Minister A.K. Antony and his visiting US counterpart Leon Panetta, ... Read more...

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Pentagon says India is a global power


June 6th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Ahead of next week's India-US strategic dialogue here, Pentagon has described India as a global power, which is meeting its responsibilities, and appreciated its work to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India’s Iran stand a slap for US: Burns


February 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A former top US diplomat has questioned India's ability to lead following New Delhi's decision to continue to buy Iranian oil, and called it a slap ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, US on same side on freedom, development: envoy


January 24th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The India-US relationship is defined by a pragmatic realisation that they are on the same side on eliminating forces threatening their freedom and development, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rolls Royce opens office in Abu Dhabi


December 13th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 12 (IANS) Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, Monday opened a new office in Abu Dhabi to further enhance its growing activities in the Emirate and the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

High maternal mortality rate a concern: Shabana Azmi


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Seeking higher spending on health services, Bollywood actress and activist Shabana Azmi said here Tuesday that the high maternal and infant mortality rate was a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India’s military purchases: Only the best should do (Comment)


November 10th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
The US has reiterated a 2005 offer to share hi-tech in defence with India, although this time it appears to be more meaningful and realistic of India's futuristic requirements.For instance, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

G20 looks to India, China for more funding to IMF


November 4th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) With the International Monetary Fund (IMF) seen as an key forum in resolving the Eurozone crisis, G20 leaders including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, were looking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India will grow in strategic importance, says US


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Describing India-US ties as a priority for Washington, the Pentagon expects India's importance to US interests to grow as India increasingly assumes leadership roles as a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian artist captures African soul on canvas


October 14th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A row of mud huts, green trees, smiling Masai kids, Oromo women cooking on hearths and a couple of Zulu men gossiping idly -- artist ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘US counts on the rise of India as a global power’


September 29th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Counting on the rise of India as a global power, the United States has said it would like New Delhi to work with it around the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘US-India ties a partnership of equals’


August 25th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Calling India a major regional and global power, a senior defence department official has said the US views their bilateral relationship as a partnership of equals ... Read more...

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India’s foreign office to get youth boost


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a pioneering initiative, India's external affairs ministry is set to open its doors to young scholars for an internship programme that will enable it ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan won’t allow regional hegemony: Gilani


July 29th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistan rejects efforts by any country to establish regional hegemony, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani comment was in reference to that of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan won’t accept India’s regional hegemony: Khar


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Pakistan would not accept the hegemony of any country in the region as it is "by no means inferior to India", Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Won’t accept any country’s supremacy in region: Gilani


July 24th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) Responding to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's remarks during her recent visit to India that New Delhi must play a more assertive role in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US pushes India on n-liability law, talks tough on Pakistan (Evening Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Vowing to expand their strategic partnership, India and the US Tuesday agreed to intensify their counter-terror cooperation and to resolve the "remaining issues" to ... Read more...

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Eritrea backs India for UN Security Council seat


June 8th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Hailing India's re-emergence as a global power, Eritrea, a country of over five million people in the Horn of Africa, has backed New Delhi's claim ... Read more...

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Brook no delay in reforming UN Security Council: India


June 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India Tuesday pushed hard for expansion of the UN Security Council and exhorted the world to "brook no delay" in carrying forward the long overdue ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India has emerged stronger over last 65 years: Krishna


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Stating that India has emerged stronger over the course of about 65 years, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said New Delhi is well prepared to address developmental ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Zed asks fair pay structure for domestic help in India


April 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 30 (ANI): India should come up with a fair pay structure for domestic workers, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed stated in Nevada (USA) today.To prevent exploitation, India should ensure ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India may resume nuclear tests, says Chinese editor (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) India is "likely to resume its nuclear tests", a commentary in the online edition of China's state-run People's Daily said Wednesday, asking China and other countries ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Assange’s urinating into hat with US flag painting wins Bald Archy prize


April 19th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 19 (ANI): A painting of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has won this year's Bald Archy prize.The caricature by French artist Xavier Ghazi has portrayed Assange with his trousers around his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, G4 partners push hard for Security Council expansion (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 12 (IANS) India along with Brazil, Germany and Japan - the other G4 countries - has called for expanding the permanent membership in the United Nations Security Council in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India seeks reform of global security structure


February 12th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 12 (IANS) India has called for a reform of the international structure for maintaining peace and security and peacebuilding while offering its unmatched nation building experience for global efforts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why is a billion-strong democracy silent on Egypt? (Comment)


February 4th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By A. Vinod Kumar The parliament sat numbed, in an otherwise engaging November evening, when President Barack Obama, head of one of the two largest democracies, reminded the other that it had ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US will have to offer India generous terms to seal combat aircraft deal: Expert (Part-I)


January 28th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.28 (ANI): If the United States is keen to win the race for supplying new medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) to the Indian Air Force, it will need to offer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Only 44pc trust government in India


January 27th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 27 (ANI): In India only 44 percent trust government, according to the 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer findings.Seventy percent in India trust business to do what is right, while only ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Increasing efficiency could cut global power usage by over 70pc


January 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study from the University of Cambridge found that if we were to make existing technologies more efficient, it could reduce global power usage by over 70 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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