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Modi and Obama set out to create a model for the world

Moving ahead with their new mantra -- Chalein Saath Saath: Forward Together We Go -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to deepen cooperation in......

Superstorm Sandy causes 'major damage' to UN complex

The United Nations headquarters overlooking the East River in United Nations suffered "major damage" as the megastorm Sandy caused heavy flooding in the world body's complex, the United Nations......

'US, NATO viewed as the new Afghan warlords'

Five years after the US invasion of Afghanistan in response to 9/11, the country is far from normal. President Hamid Karzai's writ does not extend beyond Kabul, and the Taliban is staging a violent......

Sharma discusses UNSC membership with Annan

Anand Sharma, Minister of State for External Affairs met United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday night and discussed a wide range of international matters, including the Iran issue.......

Uncle Sam blesses the swamp

Remember those good old days when the Pakistan army masterminded and participated in the Taliban's genocidal war against the Afghan populace -- well, worry not, those good days are......

Disaster risks grow, as India's cities flounder

Poor land-use planning, indiscriminate approvals of building plans and the absence of disaster-risk assessment in urban design have resulted in what experts term concentrated concretization,......

India loses $9.8 billion every year due to disasters

India loses $ 9.8 billion every year due to multi-hazard disasters as its 58.6 per cent land is prone to earthquake and 8.5 per cent area is vulnerable to cyclone. As per the United Nations Office......

Aviation companies to get cheaper credit

The Union Cabinet on Monday gave its approval for accession to the Cape Town Convention/Protocol by India. The convention provides an international legal and institutional framework for creation,......
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Red Cross Society of China offers aid to typhoon-hit Philippines

[China], Oct.24 (ANI): A humanitarian aid of 100,000 U.S. dollars will be offered by the Red Cross Society of China to the Philippines following... ...
16 killed in Philippines due to typhoon Haima

At least 16 persons were killed in the Philippines due to super typhoon Haima, locally named as Lawin, an official said on Saturday.According to... ...
Thousands flee as Typhoon Sarika lashes Philippines

Minor landslides and flooding were also reported a day after the cyclone brushed past the remote eastern island of Catanduanes. Manila: Typhoon... ...
Disaster preparedness discussed at Osmania University

The National Council of Rural Institutes conducted the International day for Disaster Reduction programme at Osmania University in which climate... ...
NIA in Nagaland to probe nexus

Kohima, Oct. 12: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team was in Nagaland recently to crack an alleged nexus between government officials and... ...

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