regulatory frameworks

‘Public private partnerships to boost infrastructure in Asia’


May 30th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 30 (IANS) More public private partnerships (PPP) are needed to boost infrastructure development in Asia Pacific, according to a study commissioned by the Asian Development Bank (ADB)."In order ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FICCI, Exim Bank suggest initiatives for African economies


October 10th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Exim Bank of India Monday suggested policy initiatives for African economies to achieve sustainable ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UNDP calls for energy access to all by 2030


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) With 1.4 billion people in the world still living without electricity, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has joined its partner agencies in a call ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nuclear summit ends with action plan for nuclear security (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand and Arun Kumar Washington, April 14 (IANS) The two-day Nuclear Security Summit ended Tuesday, with leaders from 47 nations signing off on a non-binding communique and an action plan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nuclear summit unveils action plan to prevent nuclear terror


April 14th, 2010 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand and Arun Kumar Washington, April 14 (IANS) The two-day Nuclear Security Summit ended here Tuesday, with leaders from 47 nations signing off on a non-binding communique and an ambitious action ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Farming must embrace GM crops to fight 21st-century food crisis


February 12th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): The chief scientist of Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State, has said that farming must fully embrace genetically modified (GM) crops to meet the dual challenges of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

United Nations representative pleased with India’s handling of e-waste


January 21st, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21(ANI): A Special Rapporteur for the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) concluded a ten-day visit to the country on Thursday, where he was set the task of assessing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

1.5 million houses sanctioned for poor: Kumari Selja


July 1st, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Union Minister for Tourism and Housing Kumari Selja on Wednesday said that the Government has sanctioned over 1.5 million houses for the poor people across the country. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘$65-bn investments on hold due to poor policy framework’


March 15th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Private developers are holding back investments worth $65 billion in India's infrastructure sector due to hindrances like poor policy framework, limited availability of long-term finance and land ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Telecom operators get more time on next generation network


February 25th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) You may have to wait a little more longer than expected before you start paying less to access the Internet through a high speed broadband network, as ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TRAI launches consultation for next generation networks


January 27th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Tuesday issued a consultation paper on next generation networks (NGN), seeking the views of the industry stakeholders on migrating to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Respecting forest dwellers” rights can lead to reduced deforestation


October 19th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 19 (ANI): A new report has determined that setting up legal rights for forest-dwelling peoples costs little, and can make a big difference to efforts aimed at reducing deforestation. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now it’s Hooda’s turn to grace World Economic Forum New Champs meet


July 25th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 25 (IANS) The World Economic Forum (WEF) has invited Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda to participate in the second Annual Meeting of The New Champions 2008 to be held ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

One in four Asian banks hit by online scam attempts


July 7th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Singapore, July 7 (DPA) More than 25 percent of banks in the Asia-Pacific region have been hit by attempts to steal online information over the last 12 months, but beefing up security ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India keen to learn best practices from Singapore: Kamal Nath


April 4th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Singapore, Apr.4 (ANI): Indias economic engagement with the world is expected to touch 550 billion dollars in 2007-08, announced the country's Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath on Friday while addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

President to inaugurate World Lake Conference


November 14th, 2007 - 3:00 am ICT by admin
Read more...

Posted in National |

Subscribe