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India sets terms for a cap on greenhouse gas emissions
EAS countries sign Declaration on Climate, Energy
Now, channels hit the street
ISLAMABAD: The anchor was in place, adjusting his ear-piece. Most of his guests had arrived. Only the setting was somewhat different. “Welcome viewers to Capital Talk, from a footpath in Islamabad,” said Hamid Mir, one of ...
Sensitive data lost in Britain
LONDON: Gordon Brown was on Wednesday facing one of the most embarrassing crises of his five-month prime ministership after his government admitted that it had lost personal data, including bank account and national insurance details, of 25 ...
Talks on to end French strike
Paris: Talks got underway on Wednesday between striking French rail sector employees, the government and railway officials even as several cases of “concerted sabotage” of railway lines took place amid warnings by President Nicolas ...
Smith, Rhodesia’s last Premier, dead
Nairobi: Ian Smith, the former Rhodesian Prime Minister, who unilaterally declared independence from British rule, has died aged 88. Mr. Smith ruled the country for 15 years from 1964 to 1979, in an ultimately futile effort to maintain white ...
Reprieve for Anne Frank’s tree
AMSTERDAM: The chestnut tree that provided Anne Frank with a visible link to the outside world while in hiding from the Nazis won a reprieve from the axe when a judge ordered the city to reconsider whether the diseased tree can be saved. ...
Imran Khan freed from jail
ISLAMABAD: The former cricketer and leader of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, Imran Khan, was freed from jail on Wednesday as the Pakistan government announced the release of 2,000 more political activists jailed after the November 3 ...
Neil Diamond reveals a secret
Los Angeles: To fans across the world, it is one of the emblematic songs of the 1960s, a rousing, catchy love song to a girl known simply as ‘Sweet Caroline.’ Now, almost 40 years after its release, the singer and songwriter Neil ...
India & World
Empowering local people key to development: Ugandan President
KAMPALA: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni opened a three-day Commonwealth business forum here on Tuesday with promotion of intra trade and international trade high on the agenda. The forum that attracted over 1,000 business executives ...
‘Pakistan used U.S. aid to arm itself against India’
Silicon Valley: Pakistan has used a significant portion of the U.S. aid since September 11 attack to arm itself for a confrontation with India instead of conducting war on terrorism, according to a strategic think tank. Most of the $10 ...
Anand Jon indicted
Oman lifts ban on Indian poultry products
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