moral imperative

US has ’solemn duty’ to stop nuclear Iran: Romney

July 30th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 30 (IANS) US presidential candidate Mitt Romney, currently on a visit to Israel, emphasized that America has "a solemn duty and a moral imperative" to prevent Iran from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World Bank must help tackle global growth risks: New chief

July 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The World Bank has an economic and moral imperative to help address risks to global growth, no matter where they emerge, new World Bank group president ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama vows US won’t default

July 12th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama has said that the US will not fail to pay its debts and urged both Republicans and his fellow Democrats to pay ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drug discovery combats ovarian cancer

June 5th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jun 5 (IANS) A drug discovery can increase an ovarian cancer patients' life expectancy by up to eight months -- the biggest breakthrough in 20 years of its treatment. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hamid Ansari calls for out-of-box thinking on quality of higher civil services

May 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today called for out-of-the-box thinking on quality and content issues pertaining to higher civil services.Delivering the second lecture of the Union ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Catholic Cardinal says it’s not a sin to gamble, sell arms

November 12th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): During a business lunch hosted by Notre Dame University, a senior Catholic cleric said that it is not a sin to gamble or to sell arms.Cardinal George Pell ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Petraeus rules out drastic changes in Afghan war policy

July 2nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels (Belgium), July 2 (ANI): NATO's newly appointed Afghan war commander General David Petraeus has ruled out any drastic changes in the counterinsurgency policies which were implemented by his sacked predecessor ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Petraeus pledges to revamp US strategy in Afghanistan to protect troops

June 30th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30(ANI): US commander in-charge of NATO operations in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has said that he would closely review restrictions on airstrikes and artillery in Afghanistan to protect his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S. Senators announce the formation of Global Internet Freedom Caucus

March 25th, 2010 - 4:53 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Senators Ted Kaufman and Sam Brownback announced Wednesday the formation of Global Internet Freedom Caucus.The newly formed Senate caucus is designed to underscore the importance of Internet ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Tihar jail to go green soon

November 26th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Tihar jail will soon go green. The jail will be turned into a model energy saving building - equipped with solar setup for hot water and cooking, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Progress, reform urgently needed at United Nations: PM

November 24th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.24 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday once again called on the United States and other developed countries to take a leadership role in ensuring that reform ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India committed towards world free of nuclear weapons: PM

November 24th, 2009 - 8:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, said on Monday that India has been committed to the goal of creating a world free of nuclear weapons since it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manmohan Singh reminds the world not to forget Africa in the race for development

July 15th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), July 15 (ANI): India today reminded the world that in decision-making bodies, in global economic processes and political emancipation of nations, nobody should forget that Africa is lagging behind. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Native seeds may feed future human colonies in space

June 29th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 29 (ANI): An Australian experiment with native plant seeds has raised hopes for self-sustaining human colonies in space, with the seeds, taken into space last year, showing no signs of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WHO calls for pictorial warnings on tobacco products

May 29th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) Friday urged 12 Southeast Asian countries, including India, to focus on "tobacco health warnings" that combines text with pictures in order to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Obama nominates Sebelius as health secretary

March 3rd, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Monday nominated Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius as health secretary, his second choice for what will be a critical post in the new administration. Sebelius, who ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mideast status quo benefits extremists: Sarkozy

March 2nd, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sharm al-Sheikh (Egypt), March 2 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy, speaking at the opening of an international donors conference in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm al-Sheikh Monday, urged a swift and ... Read more...

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Global biodiversity loss put at $5 trillion a year

May 29th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bonn (Germany), May 29 (DPA) An economic value needs to be placed on biodiversity loss with the aim of creating appropriate markets and improving efficiency, experts Thursday told a UN biodiversity conference ... Read more...

Posted in World |