grave challenges

RBI must adjust monetary policy: Pranab (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The basic strategy to bring the country's economy back on track is by stimulating domestic demand, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said and exuded confidence ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stimulate domestic demand to boost Indian economy: Pranab


June 16th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The basic strategy to bring the country's economy back on track has to be to stimulate domestic demand, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said, addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BRICS’ solidarity good news for world : Chinese media


March 30th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) The 4th BRICS summit sent positive signals to the outside world that global stability, security and prosperity could be achieved if everyone pulled together, the Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yearend hope: India’s democracy is alive and well (Comment)


December 29th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
There is reason to hope that India will fare better in 2012. For one, much of the political storms have blown over - scams, Anna Hazare, et al. They ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Violence as instrument of protest poses a big challenge: Chidambaram


September 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said the use of violence as an instrument of protest poses a "big challenge" for the country, besides that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China says its defense development no threat to anyone


October 12th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 12 (ANI): Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie said on Tuesday that China's defense development is not aimed at challenging or threatening anyone, and added that non-traditional security issues pose ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India lives in a troubled neighbourhood: Antony


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India lives in a "troubled neighbourhood" and has to "maintain balance and restraint even in the face of grave challenges to our security", Defence Minister A.K. Antony ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chidambaram proposes bifurcation of home ministry


December 23rd, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday mooted the idea of bifurcating the ministry, considering its numerous functions, and said a division was inevitable. "I am clear in my ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India, Russia concerned over the safety of nuke weapons in Asia


December 8th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorMoscow, Dec.8 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday expressed grave concern over the safety of nuclear weapons in Iran and other ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Russia express concern over safety of nuclear weapons in the region


December 8th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorMoscow, Dec.7 (ANI): Russian President Medvedev on Monday expressed concerns over the safety of nuclear weapons in Iran and other neighbouring countries.Making an apparent reference to Pakistan, Russian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India and Russia sign civil nuclear agreement


December 7th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec.7 (ANI): In a historic event, India and Russia on Monday signed a broad-based agreement in civil nuclear field, which is meant to ensure transfer of technology and an uninterrupted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zardari says non-state actors are threatening world peace


February 23rd, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Feb. 23 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the world is facing grave challenges imposed by non-state actors who are bent upon damaging world peace. We are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nepal begins process to unite army, guerrillas


January 16th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) Five months into the government, Nepal's ruling Maoist party has finally started the thorny process of merging its guerrilla fighters with the state army, a task fraught with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Can Jinnah live without fear in todays Pakistan?


December 21st, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 21 (ANI): Mohammad Ali Jinnah, who envisioned a secular state of Pakistan and wanted people to be happy and prosperous, would not be able to live in the country ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM asks govts of the region to take firm action against terrorism


December 13th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec13 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said that the governments of the region have a moral duty to take firm and expeditious action against terrorism. Inaugurating an international ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Land-dwelling iguanas under continuing threat on Galapagos archipelago


November 27th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): New research has indicated that land-dwelling iguanas are under continuing threat on the Galapagos archipelago, and more must be done to insure their long-term survival.Since man first ... Read more...

Posted in National |

It’s a transformational moment for America (Comment)


November 2nd, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Americans love the idea of democracy, and argue all the time about what that democracy should look like. This election gives us a chance to settle the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UPA government a curse for common man, says Advani


September 14th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has become a curse for the country and the common man in whose name it claims to have come to power, senior ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nation united to stop dictatorship, adventurism: Pakistan PM (Lead)


August 14th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, Aug 14 (DPA) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Thursday said "confrontationalism" of the past had done much damage to the nation but now the democratic forces have united to stop ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lhasa Police says most Tibetan riot victims still alive


April 7th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): Police in Tibetan capital Lhasa have claimed that the list of Tibetan rioters declared dead by the "Dalai Clique" is fabricated, saying that most of those named ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Subscribe