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Explosives-laden truck explodes at Chinese cement factory, 9 dead


August 28th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by BNO News
A truck carrying more than 7 tonnes (15,400 pounds) of explosives blew up at a cement factory in southern China on Monday, killing nine people and leaving another person missing, government officials ... Read more...

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Mamata to attend UPA coordination panel meeting Aug 22


August 18th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee will attend the meeting of the UPA coordination committee Aug 22, party leader and Railway ... Read more...

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Lack of political consensus hurting economy, says PM (Intro Roundup)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Lack of political consensus had hurt India's economic growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday in an Independent Day speech that was shorn of ... Read more...

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PM moans lack of consensus, vows to fight corruption (Roundup)


August 15th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India's economic growth has been hurt due to lack of political consensus on many issues, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared Wednesday.Addressing the nation on ... Read more...

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Lack of consensus affecting economic growth: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Lack of political consensus on many issues is affecting India's rapid economic growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.Addressing the nation on India's independence ... Read more...

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India’s blackout is a wakeup call in US too


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) India's historic blackout has not only prompted inevitable calls from the United States for much needed reforms in India's energy sector, but also a great ... Read more...

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Chinese premier warns of `complicated, grim’ job situation


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Premier Wen Jiabao has warned of new employment pressures amid China's economic slowdown, saying the country will face a more complicated and more severe situation in ... Read more...

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‘Economic connectivity precondition for South Asia political stability’


July 13th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Expanded economic connectivity through trade and investment is the precondition for political stability in South Asia, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai said here Friday.He was speaking ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific fastest growing greenhouse gases source: UN


June 6th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Asia-Pacific area is the fastest growing source of greenhouse gas emissions globally and the region will contribute to around 40 percent of global carbon ... Read more...

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Australian mining giant squirms at India’s slow growth


May 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) The unexpected slowdown in the Indian economy is creating ripples in Australia as a mining giant has expressed concern over the slackening iron ore demand from ... Read more...

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Failure to tackle green issues could hurt growth: Ecologists


April 17th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) The Indian government's failure to formulate effective policies to address environmental issues would risk causing economic growth to lag, warn environmentalists. The world over, problems like ... Read more...

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‘China’s ageing population to impact economic growth’


March 17th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) China's ageing population and the deteriorating natural environment will constrain economic growth, a senior official said Saturday.China's "demographic dividend" has decreased as the population is ageing ... Read more...

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India ranks lowly 125th in meeting environmental challenges


January 28th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) India ranks a lowly 125th in addressing pollution control and natural resource management challenges with Switzerland taking the top spot, according to the 2012 Environmental Performance ... Read more...

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India finalizing economic pact with ASEAN


November 19th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 19 (IANS) Calling for full play to investment and trade issues, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday that India was finalizing a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation ... Read more...

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India wants more international collaboration for nuclear safety


June 21st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) India has urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to enable national regulatory authorities and technical support organisations involved in nuclear safety research to freely ... Read more...

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India, China leading dynamic Asia’s growth: IMF


April 28th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Led by India and China, growth is expected to reach around 8 percent in emerging Asia, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said today in its latest ... Read more...

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Climate change threatning China’s water resources


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 23 (ANI): Climate change is having an adverse impact on China's water resources, said the country's water resources minister.Chen Lei's comments came during a meeting on climate change where he ... Read more...

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Adolescent Indian girls most vulnerable: UNICEF report


February 26th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.26 (ANI): With the highest adolescent population in India, the real challenge for the nation is to provide nutrition, health and education in this segment, especially for girls, according to ... Read more...

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Colombia seeks Indian investment in IT


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Colombia, one of the largest economies of South America, is offering a host of incentives to attract Indian software firms in a bid to make itself a ... Read more...

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Andhra governor asks people to act maturely


January 26th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Amid the movement for statehood to Telangana, Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Wednesday used the 62nd Republic Day to urge people to act with maturity and maintain ... Read more...

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Indian companies will benefit from defence offsets policy (Comment)


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Vivek Lall India's rising economic capacity has enabled the funding of its defence modernisation capabilities over the past two decades and as one of the largest global military spenders, the country has ... Read more...

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Oz govt. must agree to sell uranium to India for civilian use: Ex-diplomat to India


January 21st, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21(ANI): Australia's policy of forbidding uranium sales to India is a thorn in one of the country's crucial 21st century bilateral relationships, a former Australian diplomat to India has ... Read more...

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People with good jobs in big cities more likely to engage in pro-environmental activities


January 19th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study has found that people with good jobs in big cities tend to have a more pro-environmental attitude.The study of Chinese citizens found the status and ... Read more...

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Huge source of oil, gas found in South China Sea


January 17th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) Chinese geologists have detected "super-thick" oil and gas-rich strata in the South China Sea and also identified 38 offshore oil and gas basins, a media report said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Huge number of Indian youth remain unemployable, says report


December 26th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Rapid economic growth in the country is expected to generate 10-15 million jobs by next year but lack of suitable skilled candidates poses a major threat, a ... Read more...

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China to stick to its national family planning policy but seek improvements


December 21st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 21(ANI): China will stick to its national family planning policy, but improve its policies in aspects like reproduction, migration and gender equality to achieve a more balanced and sustainable population ... Read more...

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No Indian militant camps in Bhutan, says Thinley


December 20th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 20 (IANS) Bhutan Prime Minister Jigme Y. Thinley Monday said there were no Indian separatist bases in his country and pledged not to allow rebels to enter the country for ... Read more...

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Russia does not see India’s nuke liability law as an obstacle, but seeks more information


December 17th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Russia does not see India's nuclear liability law as an obstacle, but adds that it like to have more information on it.Unlike France and United States, Russia ... Read more...

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India-China relations has assumed global, strategic significance


December 16th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that relationship between India and China has transcended the bilateral dimension and has assumed global and strategic significance.In ... Read more...

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China looking to build mutual trust, cooperation with India: Wen Jiabao


December 16th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 16 (ANI): China is looking to build mutual trust and cooperation with India, said the country's visiting Premier Wen Jiabao on Thursday.In an opening statement ahead of bilateral ... Read more...

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Rapid economic growth has opened opportunities for India, China: PM


December 16th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that rapid economic growth had opened new opportunities for long term partnership between India and China, and ... Read more...

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Hopes of fresh impetus to ties as PM, Wen begin talks (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India and China Thursday began crucial delegation level talks here with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Thursday hoping for "strategic consensus" and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stating ... Read more...

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Strong India-China ties will lead to long-term peace: PM


December 16th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said a "strong partnership between India and China will contribute to long term peace and security in Asia" as he began ... Read more...

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China tops list of world’s diabetics: Study


November 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 15 (ANI): China has the highest number of diabetics in the world, with an estimated 92.4 million sufferers, 61 percent of whom are yet to be diagnosed, experts warned.China Daily ... Read more...

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China’s future sustainable development in light of rapid urbanization in serious doubt: study


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 2 (ANI): The rapid pace of urbanization in China has left cities challenged by air pollution, shortages of energy and water resources, and limited space for growth, according to a ... Read more...

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