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India committed to nuclear safety, says AEC chief


September 20th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) India is committed to nuclear safety and will implement the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) "Action Plan on Nuclear Safety", a top nuclear expert has said.Addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Spain’s interior minister calls for reforms to combat jihadists


August 10th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz feels that changes are needed in the country's laws to be able to deal with Islamist terrorism, given the difficulties ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan determined to uproot “toxic brew” of terrorism: Zardari


April 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara, April 13(ANI): Pakistan is determined to uproot the "toxic brew" of terrorism, which poses a threat to the country's security, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari, who is on a four-day ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan to become world’s fourth-largest nuclear arsenal state by end of decade: Expert


March 31st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 31(ANI): Pakistan, which is on track to become the world's fourth-largest nuclear arsenal state by the end of the decade, must be stopped from building up nuke weapons in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Request for insurance cover soars as Middle East unrest spreads


March 6th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.6 (ANI): Insurers have been inundated with requests for cover from rich individuals, oil traders and multinationals in North Africa and the Middle East amid fears that civil unrest will spread ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Davis was providing security for a CIA team-tracking militants: Report


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 22 (ANI): US national Raymond Davis, who has been accused of murdering two Pakistani citizens, was assigned to protect a CIA team tracking militants in Pakistan, according to a British ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

G-20 had a vital role to play in India, Australia


January 20th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): Noting that India and Australia have resilient and strongly performing economies, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and his Australian counterpart Kevin Rudd on Thursday stressed that the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN climate change conference to begin in Cancun Monday


November 29th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Nov 29 (IANS) The UN Climate Change Conference begins in Cancun Monday, where leaders of 194 countries would discuss their future commitments to reduce emissions and take action against climate ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, 12 others vow to double tiger numbers by 2022


November 25th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 25 (IANS) A United Nations-led alliance to fight wildlife crime and eliminate threats to wild cats around the world has pledged to double tiger numbers by 2022 in India ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UN calls for urgent global response to Pak disaster


September 20th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 20(ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an "urgent" global response to Pakistan, which is currently recovering from the worst floods in its history.Ban said this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan faces major hunger crisis: NGO


September 19th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 19 (ANI): The world's leading independent NGO for kids - Save the Children- has warned that Pakistan faces a major hunger crisis, as the number of acutely malnourished children is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pope urges international community to help Pakistan


August 18th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Castel Gandolfo (Italy), Aug 18 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday urged the international community to show solidarity towards the victims of floods in Pakistan by providing "concrete support". "As I entrust to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN secures half of funds required for flooded Pakistan


August 18th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (DPA) The UN said Wednesday that it has secured almost half of the $460 million it requires in emergency assistance for flood victims in Pakistan. "We have received $208 million ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

WHO Declares Swine Flu Pandemic Officially Over


August 11th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The World Health Organization has officially declared yesterday that the H1N1 flu pandemic is now over. The Director General of WHO, Margaret Chan said that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pak Taliban asks govt. to reject US aid for flood victims


August 11th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 11 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has urged the government to reject US aid for people affected by the nation's worst floods in 80 years.The floods in Pakistan have claimed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Robust US aid effort on Pak floods could thwart Taliban influence: Experts


August 10th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 10(ANI): US officials and regional experts reckon that a robust aid effort by the Obama administration to tackle the flood-related crisis in Pakistan could thwart Taliban and other extremist ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Climate treaty virtually written off this year


June 9th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 9 (IANS) Delegates from many of the 194 countries gathered here to prepare for the next climate summit in Mexico this November Wednesday virtually wrote off the chances ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Secretary Napolitano meets with Middle Eastern officials to enhance aviation security


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (BNO NEWS) – Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano met on Tuesday with her counterparts from the Middle East region and officials from the International ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Clinton urges global response to Pyongyang ‘provocation’ (Lead)


May 26th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 26 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Wednesday urged concerted international reaction to North Korea over the sinking of a South Korean warship. Pyongyang's destruction of the corvette Cheonan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India presses for international terrorism convention


May 12th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 12 (IANS) Calling terrorism a global threat to democracy and development, India has called for the early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT). "Terrorism poses an extremely ... Read more...

Posted in World |

DHS Secretary Napolitano meets with African officials in Nigeria


April 13th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) – Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano met with top officials from across Africa and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to discuss ways to bolster ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

First summit of religious leaders on AIDS in Netherlands


March 19th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Some 40 Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh religious leaders will meet to discuss the HIV and AIDS in the Netherlands March 22-23. The World Council ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘MNIK’ first truly global Bollywood film, say distributors


February 27th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Having earned around Rs.150 crore (Rs.1.5 billion/$35 million) worldwide in 10 days, distributors Fox STAR Studios say they are extremely happy with the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India asks world community to act in concert to end terrorism


November 14th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 14 (IANS) India has asked the international community to show the necessary political will and resolve to end the scourge of terrorism by acting in concert and in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Barack Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize (Second Lead)


October 9th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama gets the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples", it was announced in Oslo ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Declaration of the leaders: the major economies forum on energy and climate


July 10th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by admin
L´AQUILA, Italy (BNO NEWS) -- "We, the leaders of Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, the United ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manmohan Singh absolutely right: UN climate chief


July 8th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is "absolutely right" when he says that "climate change as we know it today has been caused mostly by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Prime Minister leaves for Italy to attend G-8 Summit


July 7th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday left for Italy to attend the G-8 Summit in L'Aquila.Before his departure, Dr. Singh said he would project India's ... Read more...

Posted in National |

PM says will focus on global issues relating to economic crisis at G8-G5 summit


July 7th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Hours before his departure for the G8-G5 summit in Italy, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said he would project India's views on major global issues ... Read more...

Posted in National |

PM blames developed world for slowdown, climate change


July 7th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Heading for the G8-G5 summit in the Italian earthquake-hit town of L'Aquila Wednesday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh blamed the developed economies for the present global financial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s train bombings: US freezes assets of 4 Pakistanis (Lead)


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 2 (IANS) The US has frozen the assets of four Pakistani terrorists for their alleged involvement in a series of terrorist activities in India, including the July ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US freezes assets of 4 Pakistanis for Mumbai train bombings


July 2nd, 2009 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 2 (IANS) The US has frozen the assets of four Pakistani terrorists for alleged involvement in a series of terrorist activities in India, including the July 2006 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Manmohan Singh seeks for cooperation at the global level to tackle issues


June 16th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Yekatarinburg (Russia), June 16 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday focused on the global economic crisis and several regional issues in India, and demanded cooperation at the global ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Next G20 summit to be held in Pittsburgh


May 29th, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (DPA) The US city of Pittsburgh will host the next Group of 20 (G20) summit of the world's leading wealthy and developing nations to highlight the effects of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, China may see largest gains in IMF quotas


April 21st, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 21 (IANS) India, China, South Korea, Brazil and Mexico will see some of the largest gains in their quota shares in the International Monetary Fund to bring them ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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