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India to pitch for fast-tracking UN reforms, combating terror


September 21st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India will pitch for fast-tracking reforms of the UN Security Council and press for expanded global cooperation in combating terrorism, piracy and climate change during ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Car sales grew only 3.40 percent in April


May 10th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Domestic passenger car sales in India increased by only 3.40 percent in April and stood at 168,351 units from 162,813 units sold in the like ... Read more...

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PM to leave for UN meet Sep 21


September 20th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will leave for New York Wednesday to attend the United Nations General Assembly session, where he will push for UN ... Read more...

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Bajaj eyes 25 percent share in bikes market this year


April 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Motorcycle major Bajaj Auto is eyeing a 25 percent market share in the middle segment by the end of this fiscal, a top company executive said ... Read more...

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UAE seeks membership of UN Human Rights Council


March 4th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 4 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sought membership of the UN Human Rights Council during 2012-2015.Obaid Salim Al-Za'abi, the UAE's Permanent Representative to the UN ... Read more...

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India moves to break deadlock in Cancun, activists unhappy (Lead)


December 9th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun/New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) In a radical departure in stance, India has proposed a "binding commitment under appropriate legal form" to tackle climate change. But Environment Minister Jairam ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India makes major move to save climate talks


December 9th, 2010 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 9 (IANS) India has made a major move towards a global treaty where its own attempts to tackle climate change may become a "binding commitment under appropriate ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hasina for Bengali as an official UN language


September 28th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wants Bengali to be named an official United Nations language to reflect the vast number of its speakers - nearly 300 ... Read more...

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Copenhagen outcome falls short of expectations: PM (Second Lead)


December 18th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 18 (IANS) India Friday placed itself firmly on the side of the developing world as the Copenhagen climate summit reached its final hours, with Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India stands with developing world at climate summit


December 17th, 2009 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 17 (IANS) India Wednesday placed itself firmly on the side of the developing world as Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said the country's approach to the Dec 7-18 ... Read more...

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Chaos and deadlock mar climate summit (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Procedural chaos and a deep rift over substance among the 192 participating nations marred Wednesday's round of talks at a UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. "The world ... Read more...

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Money the key to solve climate crisis: UN chief


December 16th, 2009 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep GuptaCopenhagen, Dec 16 (IANS) Financing will be the key to success at the climate summit, particularly for the world's poorest countries, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said here.Opening the High ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India postponed to mid-January


December 8th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh deciding to go to Copenhagen for the UN climate conference, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India has been postponed ... Read more...

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India to pitch for concluding global terrorism treaty in UN


September 19th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India will press for the finalisation of a crucial global terrorism treaty and pitch for completing the long-pending reform of the UN Security Council during the ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Talks depend on tackling cross-border terror


September 19th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Ahead of the Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers' meeting in New York next week, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Saturday made it clear that the resumption of dialogue, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Stick to commitment to fight climate change: UN chief (Lead)


December 12th, 2008 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 11 (IANS) Do not slide back in your commitment to fight global warming, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday urged ministers from around the world gathered here for the ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for ‘green new deal’


December 11th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 11 (IANS) A "green new deal" to get the world out of the financial and climate crises at the same time - that was the message of UN Secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Climate summit has reached stasis: Indian diplomat (Lead)


December 10th, 2008 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 10 (IANS) The crucial climate summit here reached a state of stasis by the end of its penultimate stage Wednesday, an Indian diplomat said, as negotiations remained deadlocked over ... Read more...

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Ministers now to try and break logjam at climate summit


December 10th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 10 (IANS) The Dec 1-12 climate summit here entered its penultimate stage Wednesday, deadlocked over almost all crucial issues and bureaucrats leaving it to their ministers to do whatever ... Read more...

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‘Countries must commit to act against global warming’


December 10th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 10 (IANS) As the UN climate change summit nears its end, the man in charge maintains that the event has not been a failure but ministers from all over ... Read more...

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UN climate chief doesn’t expect detailed outcome even in Copenhagen


December 9th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 9 (IANS) With the current climate change summit stuck over lack of funds and bickering between industrialised and developing countries, the UN climate chief does not expect a "fully ... Read more...

Posted in World |

When sanitation workers walked the ramp in national capital


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Lavanya KumariNew Delhi , June 22 (ANI): About 30 women, who were long related to scavenging jobs, had an unusual cheer of pride on their faces on Saturday here when ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UN calls for ‘reinvigoration’ of agriculture


May 15th, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 15 (IANS) As the world is facing a severe food crisis, agriculture needs to be reinvigorated to produce enough food to feed the burgeoning global population, UN Secretary-General Ban ... Read more...

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