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Syria vote: India calls lack of consensus regrettable


August 25th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 24 (IANS) Explaining its abstention in the vote on a resolution on Syria in the Human Rights Council, India has rued the lack of consensus in the Geneva-based ... Read more...

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Equity key to climate change negotiations: Ramesh


December 7th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Even as the climate change talks at Cancun are stuck over issues between industrialised and developing countries, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said equity was the key ... Read more...

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‘Don’t accept international scrutiny of climate change steps’


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India should not accept international scrutiny of domestic climate change measures as it will be counter-productive, ultimately leading to removal of distinction between developed and developing nations, ... Read more...

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India deviating from its stand at Mexico climate talks: BJP


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India is deviating from its national position to one in favour of developed countries by supporting international scrutiny of domestic climate change mitigation measures at the ... Read more...

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‘Copenhagen Accord will not harm India’s national interest’ (Lead)


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India stands by the Copenhagen Accord which will not open up the country's emission reduction efforts to international scrutiny or affect the country's national interests, Environment ... Read more...

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World leaders wait as negotiators bicker


December 18th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 18 (IANS) Leaders from 130 countries around the world were forced to wait it out Friday as negotiations to draft a political declaration at the Copenhagen climate ... Read more...

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China, US at loggerheads over ‘transparency’ (Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 17 (IANS) The US and China were at loggerheads on the penultimate day of the Copenhagen climate summit, after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton demanded that China ... Read more...

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No ‘transparency’, no climate deal: Hillary Clinton


December 17th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 17 (IANS) There will be no accord at the climate summit unless emerging economies take "decisive actions" to combat global warming that can be "operationalised in an ... Read more...

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India should push for fairer climate deal: Amartya Sen


December 17th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India should push for a "fairer and juster" global climate deal, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said Thursday while stressing that the country should accept some mandatory ... Read more...

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No change in climate stance without parliament approval


December 14th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) There will be no change in India's stance on tackling climate change without taking parliament into confidence, the Rajya Sabha was assured Monday. "Yes," Minister of State for ... Read more...

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No change in India’s climate change stance: Government (Lead)


December 7th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) There is no dilution in India's stance on climate change and 25 percent reduction in emission intensity that New Delhi announced ahead of the Copehnagen ... Read more...

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China says pledge on emission cuts not subject to international scrutiny


December 7th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 7 (ANI): Chinese officials have said that their country's pledge to reduce its carbon emissions relative to the growth of its economy will not be binding or subject to international ... Read more...

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India will be a deal maker, not a deal breaker at Copenhagen: Saran


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): Rejecting speculations that developing countries like India could play spoil sport and would be a "deal breaker" at next week's Copenhagen Climate summit,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh' special ... Read more...

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India to reduce emission intensity 20-25 percent by 2020 (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Four days ahead of the Copenhagen climate summit, India Thursday announced it will reduce its emission intensity by 20-25 percent by 2020 from the 2005 level. Environment Minister ... Read more...

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Orissa’s anti-mining protests reach Delhi


July 27th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Members of Orissa's Kondh tribe Monday gathered for a candle light vigil in the capital, urging Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to stop mining of the bauxite-rich ... Read more...

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Pregnant British inmate puts Laos justice system on trial


May 26th, 2009 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
By Simon Parry Vientiane (Laos), May 26 (DPA) You can sense it in their agitated voices and exasperated expressions. They wish she wasn't in their prison, they wish she wasn't in their country, ... Read more...

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After Kasab heat, its back to the K-issue, UN and fragile border situation for Gilani


January 9th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.9 (ANI): After witnessing a lot of heat in the last two days over the Kasab issue, Pakistan it seems has has once again jumped back on its favourite subject ... Read more...

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Canada-India nuke deal could allow government-owned firm to re-enter Indian market


November 15th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Nov.15 (ANI): If Canada and India reach an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, the federally owned AECL Ltd, would be in a position to re-enter the Indian market after 35 ... Read more...

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Chinese human rights violations continuing: Exiled Tibetnas


January 24th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, Jan 24: The annual report of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has accused China of violating Tibet's human rights repeatedly. The TCHRD report, released here on Wednesday, has ... Read more...

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