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Absence of laureate symbolised by empty chair
No ripples in China, telecast blacked out
BEIJING: On Friday, Liu Xiaobo became the first Chinese citizen resident in China to be awarded a Nobel Prize. Yet the landmark announcement barely created a ripple in China, where the jailed political activist is still unknown to most ...
Opposition slams Jairam's new climate formula
It goes against his assurance to Parliament, says BJP
Don't add to noisiness of polity, Pranab tells corporates
NEW DELHI: With the telecom and other corporate sector wars spilling over into the polity, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday criticised the increasing “noisiness” of politics and obliquely asked business houses to ...
2G pricing recommendations by month-end
NEW DELHI: Amid the controversy over the pricing of spectrum, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said on Friday that it would come out by the month-end with recommendations on a new mechanism linking the 2G spectrum prices to the ...
2 Pakistani boats seized off Gujarat
AHMEDABAD: Two Pakistani boats with 13 fishermen aboard were seized by the Coast Guard off the Jamnagar coast in Gujarat on Friday. A Coast Guard spokesman said the boats were found well within Indian territorial waters. Only a couple of days ...
Tourism Minister discharged from wealth case
AI takes back 6 sacked employees
U.S. expresses regret over pat down of Ambassador
Washington: The United States on Friday expressed regret over the Indian Ambassador to Washington, Meera Shankar, being pulled out of an airport security line and patted down and promised to ensure that such incidents did not recur. The ...
Not good diplomacy: Nirupama
NEW DELHI: Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said Indian Ambassador to the United States Meera Shankar being subject to a “pat down” was not good diplomacy. She said the External Affairs Ministry was awaiting a report from its ...
India sweeps series with thumping win
Yuvraj Singh named Man-of-the-Match and Gambhir Player-of-the-Series
India-EU must take lead in avoiding protectionism, says Manmohan
Significant progress recorded during recent negotiations, says joint declaration
Radia tapes didn't leak from IT Department: Centre
Problem of plenty is good: Gambhir
Chennai: Despite a 4-0 lead, his side had approached the fifth ODI here with all seriousness, said India skipper Gautam Gambhir. “We never take any game lightly. Everybody wants to do well. There is no room for complacency,” ...
Climate change reflects crisis of capitalism: Bolivian President
Calls for referendum involving people on steps to save planet
Jairam calls for legally binding commitments
India's position is seen as a move to boost image, but it has little support from allies
NGOs divided on Jairam's climate stance
NEW DELHI: Environmental activist groups in India are divided on Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's stance that all countries must take on binding climate change commitments in “appropriate legal form.” While those focussed ...
CANCUN: The yardstick of success of the United Nations climate change conference will be the anchoring of the pledges made at Copenhagen in 2009 on critical issues, and if there is a political intent to take the Kyoto Protocol forward into a ...
No separate Mexican text: Espinosa
CANCUN: The president of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Patricia Espinosa on Friday clarified that there was no separate Mexican text, as was rumoured throughout the ...
Terror camps were active again, India told U.S.
Agni-II Prime launch fails
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