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India announces 6 crore rupees for UN tsunami fund

A decade after a massive tsunami triggered by an earthquake smashed the coastline of around 14 nations; India on Friday announced a $1 million (around Rs 6 crore) contribution to a United Nations......

Stabilise North East before Looking East

The northeastern states can take advantage of the liberalisation that is taking place in Myanmar only if New Delhi starts looking at the region as an important starting point of India's 'Look East'......

Food inflation a concern in India: UNESCAP

A United Nations expert body on Thursday said surge in food prices in India is a matter of concern, but retail price inflation will cool down to 7.5 per cent this year from around 12 per cent last......

UN body confers award on Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate Amratya Sen has been conferred Lifetime Achievement Award by UNESCAP as part of its 60th anniversary celebrations."The award is a symbol of our pride that a son of our region has......

'India needs $1 trillion for new infrastructure'

India said it needs investment of about $1 trillion for new infrastructure over the next few years and innovative solutions were being sought for meeting this massive requirement to fulfil its......

Economists give ideas to Jaitley to promote growth

Economists have asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to lower interest rate, rationalise subsidies, remove all cess and surcharge, do away with the retrospective tax amendments and scrap......

India to remain an economic superpower in Asia

India and China will remain the fastest growing economies in Asia-Pacific by expanding at respective rates of 8.7 per cent and 9.5 per cent in 2011, much above the average of the region, UN agency......
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Two accidents, a wheelchair and a National award

"At 22, I had so many dreams -- disability was definitely not part of the plan. "In the Indian society, disability almost always invites sympathy... ...
Bangladesh to Host the 12th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and Pacific Region

ICAAP12, the 12th International Congress on AIDS in Asia Pacific is to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The event is planned to be held between 20-23... ...
Cleaning while creating makes Madhumita Puri's story an interesting read

The Story Adjoining our facility is a small temple. As is usual in most religious places in India, the daily rituals included offering of... ...

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