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‘Lack of political will behind conservation woes’ (With Image)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Lack of political will is adding to the survival woes of large Asiatic mammals, including rhinoceros, one of the most intriguing beasts in nature's life ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

29 prison personnel held over Mexico massacre


February 24th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Three prison officials and 26 guards at the Apodaca state penitentiary in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon are being held in preventive detention ... Read more...

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UN says Canada’s withdrawal from Kyoto Protocol ‘regrettable’


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations has expressed its regret after the Canadian government decided to withdraw from the 1997 Kyoto Protocol agreement on climate change, officials said."I regret that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India gets its way as climate summit ends


December 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 11 (IANS) An impassioned speech by Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan capped the finale of the UN climate summit that ended here early Sunday with a Durban Package, after ... Read more...

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At Durban, Kyoto Protocol gets extension


December 11th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 11 (IANS) Despite efforts by rich countries to junk the Kyoto Protocol after 2012, when its first term ends, the poor counties had their say at the UN ... Read more...

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Durban Summit goes down to the wire, negotiators hopeful of deal (Third Lead)


December 11th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 10 (IANS) Already way past deadlines, the fortnight long UN climate summit in this port city was going down to the wire Saturday evening as ministers and bureaucrats ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Some hope for a deal at Durban climate summit


December 10th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 10 (IANS) As the fortnight long UN climate summit in this port city went into a series of closed door meetings on its extra day Saturday, some hope ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Countries struggle to reach deal at Durban (Lead)


December 8th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) With just a day left before the UN climate change talks end, key players BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China), the European Union (EU) and ... Read more...

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US denies blocking climate deal in Durban


December 8th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) The United States Thursday denied blocking a global deal at the UN climate change talks here, saying it supports the European Union (EU) proposal for a ... Read more...

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India not ready for a new climate regime


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 3 (IANS) Terming pressure from rich nations to take legally binding emission cuts as "rumours", India Saturday reiterated that it is not ready to accept a new climate ... Read more...

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India has pacts with 35 nations to combat terrorism


August 30th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India has signed legal assistance pacts, that deal with combating terrorism, with 35 countries including the neighboring countries of Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, parliament ... Read more...

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PM favours keeping the flame alive irrespective of climate summit’s outcome


December 19th, 2009 - 2:33 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitCopenhagen, Dec.18 (ANI): Despite expressing skepticism over the possibility of actual success of the Copenhagen climate summit, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said it could still be ... Read more...

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Developed nations should deliver on Kyoto Protocol, says Manmohan Singh


December 18th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitCopenhagen, Dec.18 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that there is need for the developed nations to deliver on Kyoto Protocol and that there should be ... Read more...

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Poor countries ask rich ones to act first


December 7th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 7 (IANS) Rich countries must curb their pollution instead of asking poor countries to act, the Group of 77 countries and China said here Monday.Speaking at the opening ... Read more...

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India warns against ‘green label’ protectionism


March 25th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 25 (IANS) India has cautioned the developed world against attempts to introduce "protectionism under green label" as it would only complicate efforts to evolve a "fair and ... Read more...

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