international institutions

African central bank governors seek monetary integration


August 31st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Aug 31 (IANS) African central banks' governors have called for speeding up of the process of monetary integration in Africa as a step towards achieving the goals of creating ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves Tehran for home


August 31st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for home Friday morning after a four-day visit to Tehran during which he attended the 16h summit meeting of ... Read more...

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Reform global governance structures, India urges NAM (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Admitting to deficits in global governance, India Thursday called on the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to "take the lead" in reforming international institutions like the UN, ... Read more...

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Markets continue to hammer Spanish debt


July 24th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 24 (IANS/EFE) The yield on Spanish 10-year bonds rose Monday to a prohibitive 7.49 percent amid fears that nothing short of massive intervention by the European Central Bank ... Read more...

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More IITs may go against common entrance test


June 9th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay are likely to emulate Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur which has decided to hold its own entrance test after ... Read more...

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Sudan ready for talks with South Sudan: Russia


May 1st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudan has informed Moscow of its readiness to start negotiations with South Sudan to settle their conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.Lavrov revealed ... Read more...

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India says UN reform delay ‘at own peril’


April 11th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 11 (IANS) India has reiterated that reform and expansion of the UN Security Council are essential if it is to reflect contemporary reality, warning any delay would ... Read more...

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China to see waning steel demand


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) China's steel demand will continue to subside this year due to a possible domestic slowdown and faltering global economic recovery.China's crude steel consumption may hit 690 ... Read more...

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BRICS summit to focus on fixing global recession: India


January 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Ahead of the fourth BRICS summit of the five emerging powers, India Tuesday said the reform of the global governance institutions and ways to fix ... Read more...

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African Union summit concludes with package of agreements (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (IANS) The 18th African Union (AU) summit ended in this Ethiopian capital Tuesday with the adoption of a series of agreements on the continent's economic, political ... Read more...

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African Union vows to boost infrastructure development


January 31st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (IANS) Africa will accelerate its infrastructure development and put in place related policies and laws to boost the integration process, said a document from the African ... Read more...

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Third global cybersecurity summit in Delhi next year: Sibal


November 15th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal and the EastWest Institute (EWI) Tuesday announced that the third worldwide cybersecurity summit will be held in New Delhi Oct 30-31, ... Read more...

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Fitch downgrades three European banks ratings


October 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Fitch ratings agency has cut three European banks' credit ratings and put another seven international financial institutions on the negative watch list.The global rating agency ... Read more...

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Reform of security sector vital to create peace: India


October 13th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian Minister Preneet Kaur stressed here Wednesday the importance of effective security sector reform (SSR) for countries that are in the midst of conflict or ... Read more...

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World Bank, IMF pledge support for global growth


September 25th, 2011 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) The Development Committee of the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Saturday that the two institutions will do everything within their means ... Read more...

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India ready to play its part to meet global challenges: PM


September 24th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Calling upon the UN to once again embrace the principles of internationalism to meet global challenges from economic downturn to terrorism, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Manmohan seeks expansion of UN Security Council


September 24th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday called for making the UN "stronger and more effective" with revitalisation of the General Assembly and reforms and expansion ... Read more...

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Dubai to host Forbes Global CEO Conference 2012


August 17th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 16 (IANS/WAM) The 12th session of the Forbes Global CEO conference will be held in Dubai next year, the Forbes world publishing foundation has announced.Launched in 2001, ... Read more...

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Lagarde seeks India’s support for top IMF job


June 7th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde Tuesday met top Indian leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, to seek support for ... Read more...

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May the best get IMF top job: Manmohan


May 31st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) With emerging powers questioning the practice of the top IMF job going to a European, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday questioned the Western monopoly ... Read more...

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India supports best candidate for IMF post: PM (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said India supported the "best" available candidate, irrespective of nationality, as the next International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief -- ... Read more...

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No discussion with Merkel on next IMF chief: PM


May 31st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said India and Germany did not talk about who should be the next International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief after ... Read more...

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Ahead of summit, India backs Africa for UN seat


May 17th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India Tuesday backed Africa for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council ahead of its second summit with the African states in Addis ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit Mauritius tomorrow


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will pay an official visit to Mauritius from April 24 to 28.During her visit, Patil will meet Mauritius President Anerood Jugnauth, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh cautions BRICS nations not to be complacent


April 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr. 14 (ANI): BRICS nations today signed framework agreement which enables these nations to grant credit in local currencies, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.He said: "Our designated banks have ... Read more...

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Earliest rocks in solar system ‘looked more like candy floss’


March 28th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): When the earliest rocks were formed in the solar system, they looked more like candy floss than the hard rock that we know today, according to a new ... Read more...

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BJP says it will pursue black money issue


January 25th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Jan 25(IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) Tuesday demanded the government should disclose the names of "those people who are holding accounts in foreign banks and facing criminal and tax cases ... Read more...

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Disclose names of those with money stashed abroad: BJP


January 25th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded that the government disclose the names of people who hold accounts in foreign banks and face criminal and tax ... Read more...

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‘IGNOU at par with international institutions’


January 1st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is at par with other national and international institutions of higher learning, Vice-Chancellor V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai said Saturday.Pillai said that ... Read more...

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Pope to issue new rules to counter financial crimes


December 30th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS) The Vatican plans to unveil new rules intended to counter financial crimes and make its financial activities more transparent, a media report said Thursday. The decision has been ... Read more...

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Obama endorsement, a bold foreign policy stroke: US experts


November 9th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Leading US foreign policy experts agree that President Barack Obama's endorsement of India's permanent membership in the UN Security Council is "a bold foreign policy ... Read more...

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India welcomes US support for NSG membership


November 8th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday India welcomed US support for membership of multilateral regimes like the Nuclear Suppliers Group."We welcome US support for India's membership ... Read more...

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Pope deplores Baghdad church bloodbath


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI Monday called for an end to the "absurd and ferocious violence against Christians in Iraq".He was speaking after more than 50 people died in ... Read more...

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India seeks cooperation of Africa in fighting Indian Ocean piracy


October 29th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): India has sought the close cooperation of African countries in combating the problem of piracy in the Indian Ocean.Delivering the inaugural address at the roundtable "India-Africa ... Read more...

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India to partner African resurgence, denies China rivalry (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Rejecting any competition or rivalry with China in Africa, India Thursday said its relations with the continent stand on their own and highlighted its plan to jointly ... Read more...

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