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Padma Lakshmi to visit India as UN envoy

Padma Lakshmi, wife of novelist Salman Rushdie, plans to visit India as ambassador for the UN Development Fund for Women."Since I married Salman, I have been getting a lot of requests to do charity......

BRICS 2016: Goa declaration focuses on tackling terrorism

However, a 'consensus could not be reached' on naming Pak-based terror groups in the declaration. IMAGE: From left, Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime......

Abandon your futile quest; Kashmir is ours: India tells Pak

The “sell-by date” of Pakistan’s “anachronistic approach” is long over and the country should “abandon” its “futile quest” for Kashmir,......

'Revenge is a dish best served cold'

'If you invest your entire capital in talks, you cannot abruptly change gear and decide on war.' IMAGE: Soldiers look out for terrorists near Uri. Photograph: Umar Ganie   The government and......

'Uri won't lead India to undertake major military action'

'As outrageous as the attack was, it was against a military installation in Kashmir, not a civilian target in the heartland.''So, for India to react disproportionately would be to invite further......

Green climate fund in doldrums as developing nations fail to show up

The Green Climate Fund has only $5.83 billion in its kitty and not the $10.2 billion that had been publicly pledged by developed countries through grand announcements in 2014, rues Nitin Sethi. A......

Climate fund for developing nations to be launched soon: UN

The Green Climate Fund pledged by developed nations to foster climate-friendly development in poor and developing countries would be operationalised soon, as demanded by emerging economies like......

Corruption: Developing nations lose $40 bn

Corrupt practices are robbing the developing nations as much as $40 billion annually, even a fraction of which can fund treatment of over 6 lakh AIDS-affected people, according to the World Bank.......

Gender equality? Here's a global corporate code

A United States-based investment group, along with the UN Development Fund for Women, has developed a global code of conduct for corporates to bring equality between its male and female workers and......

Why the outlook for globalisation is bleak

Although the returns from outward-looking policies are less today, substantial gains can still be made with good policies and initiatives, says Shankar Acharya. Twenty years from now, if the world......

Ashes: Where are the players of the 2005 series now?

England won the Ashes for the first time since 1987 in 2005. It was the greatest series in the history of the game, but what has become of those Australian and English players a decade on? Read on......
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