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Oxfam wants India to sign Global Arms Treaty

Asking India to support the proposed 'Global Arms Trade Treaty' set to be discussed at the United Nations General Assembly next month, a confederation of NGOs from across the world Wednesday said......

Aftershocks haunt Nepal's villages, relief out of reach

Quake after quake continue to jolt the Himalayan nation. Aid is arriving in Nepal, but its far flung villages remain cut off, two weeks after the April 25 horror. Villagers live amid debris and the......

Rescuers race against time, fear reigns in quake-hit Nepal

  Image: A family rush for safety during a strong aftershock after an earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters Racing against time, rescuers on Sunday waded through......

The government did not allow this lady to travel abroad!

Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai, who was debarred from flying overseas on Sunday, speaks to A Ganesh Nadar/ Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai was not allowed to board a flight to London......

He served tea, I am a mason, says the man facing Modi at home

Narendra Modi's mother washed utensils to make a living. Madhusudan Mistry's grandmother, who brought him up, was a vegetable vendor. Mistry's trajectory from poverty to membership of the all......

Mass exodus: 400 million people headed to cash-strapped Indian cities

The time is ripe for debate on city governments in India While local governments in China get 25% of total public revenue, it is only 3% in India, indicating the parlous state of finances in......

A staggering $18 trillion unaccounted money stashed in tax havens

A worker counts U.S. dollar bills and Philippine pesos inside a money changer in Manila. Photograph: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters Around  $18 trillion worth unaccounted money is stashed in tax......

Hindujas are only Britons in world's richest billionaires list

Image: (From left) Srichand and Gopichand Hinduja. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters    Photograph: Reuters With an estimated wealth of nearly 14 billion dollars, India-born......

WEF Davos meet next week; Jaitley, Goyal to participate

Meeting against the backdrop of the world economy facing multiple challenges, the 45th edition of the WEF meet would discuss 'The New Global Context'. The annual congregation of rich and powerful......

A fitness band from Vishal Gondal to take on gyms

The Goqii fitness tracker is a wrist band that measures one's steps, calories burnt, distance travelled and even tracks the sleeping patterns.   A fitness tracker that comes for free;......
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Blockade has left quake-hit Nepal in dire straits

Large white tents and tin shacks scatter the hills near Kathmandu. They house some of the thousands who lost their homes in the devastating... ...
Corporate responsibility reporting on the rise, finds KPMG survey

India tops when it comes to the number of firms reporting on corporate responsibility, finds a KPMG International survey Even though India tops... ...
'Developing nation climate adaptation bill to hit $790 billion per year'

Paris: Developing countries could face a bill of USD 790 billion per year by 2050 for adapting to climate change, anti-poverty agency Oxfam said... ...
Patna round-up

Minister of social welfare Manju Verma inaugurates the convention at Rabindra Bhavanon Tuesday.Picture by Ashok Sinha Nutrition convention... ...
Indian scientist appointed to high-level panel on health

CHANDIGARH: As the UT Estate Office and the fire and emergency services department of the Municipal Corporation have failed to carry out regular... ...

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