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In China, volunteer lawyers helping the poor


July 15th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS)In a drive worth emulating by lawyers in other parts of the world, volunteer lawyers and law students have come forward in China to offer assistance to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

130,000 Italians may lose jobs this year


May 4th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 4 (IANS/AKI) Employers in Italy will shed 130,000 jobs this year, a major Italian business group said.Italy's underdeveloped southern region will bear the brunt of the recession, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UN chief visits Dubai


November 13th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon Sunday met top officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and reviewed issues of regional and international interest.Ban held a meeting with ... Read more...

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Focus on rural youth for strong democracy: Azharuddin


September 6th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The youth in rural and poor regions of the country need to be empowered for a better democracy and a strong nation, MP from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cuba assumes G77 presidency


March 6th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 6 (IANS) Cuba has taken over the presidency of the Group of 77 countries from Thailand in a ceremony here, Prensa Latina reported Saturday. Cuban ambassador in Geneva Rodolfo Reyes received ... Read more...

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Help pours in after Haiti’s capital is devastated by powerful earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- Most of Haiti's capital was destroyed in a powerful earthquake that struck just miles away from the city, killing an unknown number of people and creating a small ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Haiti’s capital devastated by powerful earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- Most of Haiti's capital was destroyed in a powerful earthquake that struck just miles away from the city, killing an unknown number of people and creating a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Thousands feared dead as massive earthquake destroys Haiti’s capital


January 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people are feared dead following a powerful earthquake that struck near Haiti's capital on Tuesday, destroying scores of buildings and creating a small tsunami that ... Read more...

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Bill Gates foundation announces $9.7 mn aid for Indian farmers


October 15th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a $9.7 million grant for poor farmers in India as part of a $120 million programme for the uplift ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India not threatened by deflation: Moody’s


June 25th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is not threatened by a deflation spiral that could derail economic development, the economic intelligence arm of global rating agency Moody's said Thursday. "Deflation is generally ... Read more...

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Bush signs $50-billion AIDS package expansion


July 31st, 2008 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 31 (DPA) President George W. Bush Wednesday signed a nearly $50-billion US aid package to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS in the developing world, more than tripling an initiative that ... Read more...

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Climate change attributed to increasing oxygen loss in oceans


May 2nd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Using computer model predictions, scientists have determined that oxygen-depleted zones in tropical oceans are expanding, possibly because of climate change.The research team consisted of an international team ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Increased production key to resolve food crisis: UN


April 11th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manila, April 11 (DPA) A UN official Friday called for more investment in agriculture to boost global food supply amid a food crisis that is triggering unrest in many countries. Kevin Cleaver, ... Read more...

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Poor regions left out of industrial growth benefits: CSE


March 28th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, March 28 (IANS) The benefits of modern industrial growth do not necessarily percolate to the poor regions from where the industries get their minerals, water and energy, says the Centre for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New screening strategy to diagnose chagas disease in children


December 26th, 2007 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that it would be possible to diagnose and treat Chagas disease in children in low-resource settings with the help of a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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