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5 things science, tech & earth sciences minister must do

The new Science, Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Sudini Jaipal Reddy can contribute to undo India's pathetic scientific reputation in terms of invention and innovation, says Gopal Krishna......

India's austerity drive made a shaadi happen!

'Who am I to say that the happiness of individuals is any less significant than Memorandum of Understandings signed between governments?' Ambassador B S Prakash on a romance that bloomed at a......

Kamlesh Sharma: Our Man at the Commonwealth

Come April, Kamlesh Sharma, ace diplomat and India's high commissioner to the United Kingdom, will take over as the next secretary-general of the 53-member Commonwealth. The unanimous election of......

C'wealth moots new body for IT ties

A new agency is likely to be created for technical partnership among the Commonwealth countries, an initiative in which India can contribute in a big way, particularly by extending its IT expertise......

Kamlesh Sharma new Commonwealth Secy Gen

India's career diplomat Kamlesh Sharma is the new Commonwealth Secretary General.The 66-year-old retired Indian Foreign Service officer, currently High Commissioner in the UK, will hold the......

FDI into India declines 13.5% in 2012: Unctad

The United Nations Conference on Trade & Development on Thursday stated that inflows of Foreign Direct Investment into India fell 13.5 per cent in 2012.FDI inflows into India declined from $31.5......

India's growth to slow at 8.1% in '11: Unctad

India's economic growth rate is likely to fall to 8.1 per cent in 2011 from 8.6 per cent a year ago, said a report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.The report comes at a......

Global poverty may not halve by 2015: UNCTAD

The United Nations' goal of cutting hunger and poverty by half by 2015 from 1990 levels is unlikely to be achieved as the global economic and financial crisis has dealt a big blow to the growth of......

World trade to slip by 11%: UNCTAD

Indian exporters have more trouble in store, as the global merchandise outlook has worsened with UN body UNCTAD estimating 11 per cent decline in international trade in 2009."In 2009, world trade......

Unctad predicts India's growth at 7.6% in 2008

In yet another forecast that India's economic growth will moderate this year, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Developmenton Thursday said the country's GDP would expand by 7.6 per cent......
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