governance structure

CAG slams Department of Space for Antrix-Devas deal


May 15th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The government auditor has slammed the Department of Space for sealing the Antrix-Devas deal saying it was "a classic case of public investment for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World Bank chief should be selected on merit: BRICS


March 29th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The five-nation BRICS group of emerging economies, representing almost 43 percent of the world's population, Thursday welcomed the candidatures of developing countries for the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sri Lankan Tamils want self-determination: Diaspora group


January 16th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 15 (IANS) A Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora group said Sunday that it will support discussions for a political settlement on the island if the solution alters the structure ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Commonwealth leaders should reconnect with electorate’ (With Image)


January 10th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Jan 10 (IANS) An Indian delegation led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is here to attend a parliamentary conference of speakers and presiding officers from the Commonwealth ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cricket Australia could be in for overhaul


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Cricket Australia's century-old governance system could be in for an overhaul when a secret report to the CA board is submitted Wednesday."It is understood that the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PMO appointed Kalmadi despite ’strenuous objections’: CAG


August 5th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the Commonwealth Games (CWG) has blamed the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) for appointing Suresh Kalmadi as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Finally, BlackBerry bosses bow to investor pressure


July 1st, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 1 (IANS) The firm grip of two co-CEOs on BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) loosened Thursday, with the two bosses bending to shareholder demands to review the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Emerging economies now eye top IMF job


May 18th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The arrest of International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for alleged attempted rape of a hotel maid is likely to fuel calls from the developing world ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oz players tell Cricket Australia Board members to sack themselves


January 15th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Australian cricketers have asked the cricket board to resign in the wake of the Ashes debacle, and have called for an independent commission to run the game.Cricket Australia ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Emerging powers like India should head IMF, World Bank: IMF chief


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Appreciating India's rising stature as an economic power, IMF managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Thursday said the next heads of the World Bank and the International Monetary ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No solution yet for more voice to emerging markets: Pranab (Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) No solution has yet been found on how to give a greater say to emerging markets in the global economic governance structure to reflect ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India keeps pushing for greater say for emerging markets


October 10th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) India has demanded a greater say for emerging markets in the global economic governance structure reflecting their changing importance and their role in recovery from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kashmir issue ‘tough nut’ to crack: Musharraf


October 9th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): The Kashmir issue is a "tough nut" to crack because it requires 'sincerity', "boldness" and 'flexibility' from both India and Pakistan to amicably reach a solution, former ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Six AIIMS-like institutions to be registered as societies


August 9th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The union cabinet Monday approved the proposal for formation of societies for each of the six All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-like institutions being set up ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FICA chief calls ICC a “relic”


August 8th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 8 (IANS) Tim May of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) Sunday described the International Cricket Council (ICC) as a "relic" which makes decisions benifiting the "powerful" at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ORF, Fudan University to study rural economies and governance practices


July 31st, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): In a novel initiative, research institutes of India and China have agreed to undertake a two-year joint research project on rural political economies and governance practices in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World’s growth engine India seeks more voice (Roundup)


April 25th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 24 (IANS) An upbeat India has made a forceful plea for giving emerging economies more voice in shaping the global financial architecture as the IMF and the World ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India seeks more voice for poor in World Bank


April 25th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun KumarWashington, April 25 (IANS) India Sunday made a forceful plea for giving the World Bank Group a new sense of purpose and direction with enhanced governance and strength to play ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India wants IMF to redefine its role (Repeat for all needing)


April 25th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 25 (IANS) India has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) "to reshape and redefine its role and mandate" in tune with the times to play a pivotal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India asks IMF to reshape role in tune with times


April 25th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 24 (IANS) India has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) "to reshape and redefine its role and mandate" in tune with the times to play a pivotal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chidambaram calls for completing crime tracking project


March 11th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday called for sticking to timelines and completing the Crime Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project as scheduled.The Union Government ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Public welfare is object of good governance: Ansari


February 12th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 11 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari said that the ultimate object of good governance and public services was welfare of the people and "failure or insufficient delivery" could lead ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

How to keep a check on neglected tropical diseases


January 1st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): A new study has highlighted how neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) could be controlled.The study, authored by Dr Bernhard Liese from Georgetown University, Washington and colleagues, revealed that lymphatic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India joins forces to fight climate change


October 21st, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) India and five other developing countries will join five contributor countries on the governing body of the Forest Investment Programme (FIP) in a unique partnership to combat climate ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Poor will continue to bear impact of crisis: Mukherjee


October 6th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Oct 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said the adverse effects of the financial crisis will continue to hit the poor for several more years as many developmental programmes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangkok climate meet opens amid fresh hope


September 28th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 28 (IANS) The penultimate round of negotiations in preparation for a global climate deal in Copenhagen this December started here Monday, with a fresh impetus given to the process ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s stand at G20 was heard, respected, endorsed


September 27th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday returned from the G20 Summit at Pittsburgh with some major gains at hand that are making the rich nations ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India ensures say for emerging economies in global financial affairs (Roundup)


September 26th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Pittsburgh, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh concluded his engagements at the G20 Summit here with a clear victory for India and other emerging economies in getting a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

G-20 meeting very productive, says Manmohan Singh


September 26th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Pittsburgh, Sep 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday described the G-20 meeting as very productive and said that a comprehensive discussion was held among the leaders on wide range ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Global financial governance should give place for emerging economies: Indian envoy


September 24th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Pittsburgh, Sep 24 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to the United States Meera Shankar said on Thursday that India will pursue reform of the governance structure of international financial institutions and changes in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No detailed deal in Copenhagen: UN climate chief


June 10th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 10 (IANS) It will be "physically impossible" to have a detailed deal to tackle climate change by this December's summit in Copenhagen, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India assured greater say in global financial matters (Roundup)


April 27th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 27 (IANS) India and other developing nations have been assured greater say in the affairs of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), even as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

United States and China pledge co-operation for a better future


April 2nd, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): The United States and China on Wednesday agreed that there was need to step up economic co-operation to address the ongoing global financial crisis.Ahead of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Satyam postpones board meeting to Jan 10


December 28th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 28 (IANS) Beleaguered Satyam Computer Services postponed its board meeting, convened Monday (Dec 29) to discuss a proposal for buy-back of shares by promoters, to Jan 10, the IT bellwether ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Globalization without global financial governance structure can lead to turmoil: PM


October 24th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorBeijing, Oct 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said that globalization without global financial governance structure can lead to severe problems as has been seen in the recent ... Read more...

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