government negotiators

Lokpal row: Fourth round of talks Thursday

August 25th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The government and civil society representatives are likely to resume their talks over the contentious Lokpal bill Thursday as social activist Anna Hazare's anti-graft hunger ... Read more...

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Lokpal row back to ’square one’ as talks fail

August 25th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Talks between the government and Anna Hazare's team on a sweeping anti-corruption law ended in a deadlock Wednesday night, shattering hopes of an early resolution ... Read more...

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UN biodiversity summit hopes for a diluted agreement

October 27th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Nagoya (Japan), Oct 27 (IANS) Representatives of 192 countries are engaged in round-the-clock negotiations here to work out a non-legal agreement, as the Oct 18-29 talks on biodiversity draw to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Centre to hold talks with NSCN-IM on Tuesday in Nagaland

May 31st, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kohima, May 31 (ANI): As part of its endeavour to bring to an end six decades of insurgency, central government negotiators will hold a fresh round of talks in Nagaland with the ... Read more...

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Fresh round of talks with NSCN-IM Tuesday in Nagaland

May 31st, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Dimapur (Nagaland), May 31 (IANS) Government negotiators begin fresh talks Tuesday in Nagaland with the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM), the state's dominant ... Read more...

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Promises to cut pollution fall short of saving world: UN climate chief

December 8th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 8 (IANS) None of the commitments made by rich countries or emerging countries are good enough to halt dangerous global warming, the UN climate chief said here Tuesday.As ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Industrialised countries must cut emissions: Jairam Ramesh (Lead)

October 19th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Industrialised countries must make deep cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions and this must be verifiable internationally for a global climate deal in Copenhagen this December, ... Read more...

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US and China commit to tackle climate change (Lead)

September 22nd, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 22 (DPA) The US and China committed to tackling their greenhouse-gas emissions blamed for global warming and asked each other to do more to halt the rise in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China most important ally in climate talks: Minister

July 31st, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) "India considers China its most important ally in Copenhagen negotiations," Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said here Friday. Negotiations for the UN Framework ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘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 |

Crucial talks between government, Naga separatists in Amsterdam

December 4th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Dimapur (Nagaland), Dec 4 (IANS) Indian negotiators are beginning fresh peace talks in Amsterdam with a tribal separatist group from Nagaland to save a 10-year-old ceasefire from breaking down, an official said ... Read more...

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Government, ethnic groups close to agreement in Nepal

February 25th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, Feb 25 (DPA) The Nepalese government and an ethnic group Monday said they were close to clinching a deal to end nearly two weeks of crippling general strike in southern Nepal ... Read more...

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Kenya talks to resume Monday

February 23rd, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Nairobi, Feb 23 (Xinhua) Mediators trying to resolve Kenya's political deadlock adjourned talks Friday night without clinching a political settlement on the post of prime minister which is one of the options ... Read more...

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Emissions must be reduced by 2050 to check global warming

December 7th, 2007 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that emissions must be reduced by at least 50 per cent by 2050 to check global warming. They have also warned that the world might have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |