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- African Needs And The Un (Deccan Herald, THABO MBEKI, Oct 11, 2007)
The world community has not lived up to the undertakings it made to the poor in Africa.
- No More A Silver Bullet (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 09, 2007)
Biofuels will not be the "silver bullet" that will break the worlds dependence on fossil fuels.
- Taiwan’S Missiles (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
At its national day military parade this week, Taiwan is expected to showcase a long range cruise missile that promises to undercut China’s overwhelming military superiority.
- Human Rights Clause Off The Eu-India Trade Deal (Hindu, Garimella Subramaniam, Oct 04, 2007)
The proposed European Union-India bilateral trade and investment agreement will not be tied directly to human rights concerns say EU Trade Commission sources.
- Gandhi On Our Minds (Hindustan Times, Editorial, Gulf News, Oct 03, 2007)
So much has been written on M.K. Gandhi that it would be presumptuous to attempt to contribute any insight into this complex personality.
- Need Of The Hour: Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 29, 2007)
Robust,cost-effective,and flexible Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems are needed to rid our city of inundation.
- The Rising Cost Of Nature (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 29, 2007)
The triple threat of rising world demand, conversion of food into fuel, and climate shocks have conspired to push world food prices much higher than anticipated even a couple of years ago.
- New British High Commissioner To India (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 27, 2007)
Mr Richard Stagg CMG has taken over as the British High Commissioner to India. He succeeds Sir Michael Arthur KCMG, who has moved to Berlin as British Ambassador.
- Rahul Gets Job Scheme Promise From Pm (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 27, 2007)
Rahul Gandhi plunged into his role as Congress general secretary on Wednesday. He used a pro-poor agenda to do it when he, along with a delegation of AICC leaders, sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s intervention to immediately extend the . . . . .
- Extend Job Scheme, Aicc Demands (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 27, 2007)
In a clear sign of playing up the aam aadmi slogan in the politically-uncertain times as well as the pro-active role Rahul Gandhi would play in Congress, the newly-appointed AICC general secretary on Wednesday led a high-powered party delegation . . . .
- Pratibha Patil Calls For Collective Action By Developing Countries (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday said developing countries should have a greater role in the decision-making processes of international financial institutions so that the issues of development were addressed better at the global level.
- Prez Calls For Firm Stand Against Terrorism (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
Observing that disruptive activities of terrorists posed a serious threat to world peace, President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday said it is imperative for nations to take a "firm and unequivocal" stand against the scourge.
- “India Has Been Impressive In Applying Space Technology To Development” (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Sep 25, 2007)
“India is a world leader in using remote-sensing systems and technology for addressing basic problems associated with human development and food security. India has excelled in practical applications of space technology” and has been “a model to . . . .
- Strategic Plan For China’S Energy Development (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has set out a strategic plan for the development of China’s energy industry until 2050. The plan proposes three steps.
- Small States Must Have Full Say: Ansari (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Sunday emphasised the need for small states to have full say as equal members of the Commonwealth in addressing such issues that vitally impact them.
- Seek Global Solutions: Ansari (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
Vice-president Hamid Ansari on Sunday said many of the problems facing all nations today were neutral to geography and size.
- Natural Resources Repository Planned, Says Isro Chairman (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 22, 2007)
As part of ensuring optimal utilisation of natural resources for sustainable agriculture, a National Resources Census is planned every five years. The ultimate aim is to establish Natural Resources Repository (NRR).
- Let's Make Markets Friendly (Times of India, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 14, 2007)
Take a group of business executives from companies based in North America, Asia and Europe.
- Green Gdp In China: Lessons To Be Learnt (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 14, 2007)
A rare insight into the arguments going on in China about how to achieve sustainable development.
- The Greening Of The New, 'Civilised' Libya (Deccan Herald, Elisabeth Rosenthal, Sep 13, 2007)
The plan will protect Libya's fantastic Greek and Roman ruins, as well its fragile coastal ecosystem from the perils of haphazard development.
- Environment And Development (Dawn, Editorial, Dailyexcelsior, Sep 11, 2007)
THE relationship between economic development and environmental sustainability is one of the most critical issues of our times.
- China, U.S. Pledge To Foster Ties (Hindu, P. S. SURYANARAYANA, Sep 07, 2007)
Chinese President Hu Jintao and his United States counterpart, George W. Bush, on Thursday affirmed their reciprocal commitment to advance the relationship between their countries.
- Remanufactured Capital Goods — Do Away With The Import Shackles (Business Line, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 05, 2007)
Import shackles on remanufactured capital goods are unwarranted and the removal thereof will not only generate additional employment opportunities in semi-urban and rural areas but also drive faster economic growth.
- Climate Change Could Trigger Global Food Crisis (Hindu, Ian Sample , Sep 01, 2007)
Experts issue warning at U.N.-backed forum on sustainable development.
- Global Climate Change Challenge-Needs Of The Poor (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Aug 29, 2007)
There is a need to study links between climate change initiatives and vulnerability of the poor.
- Proposed Titanium–Dioxide Plant — Fast-Track Route For Decision-Making (Business Line, P. Nagarajan, Aug 29, 2007)
In most developing countries, including India, it is becoming increasingly clear that without the development of new environmental policies that integrate the economy and environment, it will not be possible to move along a sustainable development path.
- Illegal Migration Posing Serious Threat To North-East: Minister (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 27, 2007)
Unchecked illegal migration to the north-east has posed a serious threat to indigenous people and an imminent danger to the nation's sovereignty, a Nagaland minister said at a seminar in Kohima.
- Pervez To Elect Self At ‘Any Cost’ (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Aug 18, 2007)
Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has said that he will get himself re-elected by October 15 "at any cost" from the present Assemblies.
- Talking Water On Pages (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 14, 2007)
In the 21st century world, water is the most contentious of elements, its ownership more disputed than land and space.
- Pak Forces Kill 13 Militants (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Aug 09, 2007)
Pakistan security forces killed at least 13 militants near the Afghan border as several Pakistan Cabinet members and officials left for Kabul on Wednesday to attend a landmark grand peace jirga (council) to resolve issues between the two countries. . .
- From Gas To Hot Air (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Aug 07, 2007)
Surprisingly, venture capitalists are putting their money where their mouths haven’t been, for the most part — by investing in what are supposedly ‘green’ technologies.
- Wisdom Of The Sages~ii (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 06, 2007)
The overall scene that has emerged after 35 years of the Stockholm conference, at the world as well as the national stage, should make us ask a few pertinent questions.
- Ice-Capped Secrets (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 06, 2007)
We are largely ignorant of the polar regions that have great significance for Earth's ecosystems and human society.
- Cold War Over Oil (Frontline, Vijay Prashad, Aug 02, 2007)
In February, George W. Bush announced the creation of a new unified combatant command for Africa. After several years of deliberation, the Pentagon finally agreed to create the African Command (AFRICOM), which will relieve the European Command . . . .
- Biofuels Will Show The Way Forward (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Jul 26, 2007)
International trade in biofuels may provide win-win opportunities for all countries, writes Supachai Panitchpakdi.
- Nda Fields Najma Heptullah For Vp Poll (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 23, 2007)
With allies Shiv Sena and Trinamool Congress still staying away, the BJP-led NDA on Sunday announced Rajya Sabha's former deputy chairperson Najma Heptullah as its Vice-Presidential candidate making the contest a triangular fight all involving . . . .
- Emissionary Position (Indian Express, SAUBHIK CHAKRABARTI, Jul 16, 2007)
The first victims of climate change are to be found in Western politics.
- ‘Green India’ Soon, Says Manmohan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 14, 2007)
‘One of the world’s largest afforestation efforts’
Calls for road map for energy efficiency
Lauds “Bachat Lamp Yojana”
- Survey Finds Indifference In Europe And U.S. To Climate Change (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 13, 2007)
Fatalism and indifference about climate change is widespread in Europe and parts of the United States, while people in some developing economies in Asia and Latin America are far more optimistic that the problem can be tackled, according to a survey . ..
- Green Avadi Project Launched At Air Force Station (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 09, 2007)
300 saplings planted at the premises in Muthapudupet
- Global Leadership Adrift In Self-Interest (Business Line, C. Gopinath , Jul 09, 2007)
The UN is often referred to as a talking shop. The General Assembly would pass all the resolutions it wants and the real decisions would be taken only at the Security Council.
- Vietnam Favours Fta With India (Hindu, Sandeep Joshi, Jul 07, 2007)
Visiting Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Friday favoured a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and India. “I hope talks between Vietnam and India will begin soon for signing an FTA that would help create more favourable . . . . .
- The Green Agenda (Hindu, N. R. Krishnan , Jul 04, 2007)
How to save the planet from self-inflicted ecological disaster? Have an international treaty that ticks. And how to work out such a treaty? Just mix two ingredients:
- Making Life Safe For The Vulnerable (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Jul 03, 2007)
FOR the past five weeks, the country has been witnessing nature’s wrath that began with flash floods in the NWFP. These later spread to the coastal regions. Hundreds have died in Karachi, Hyderabad, Kech, Jafarabad and other areas.
- Why Hot Air Could Be Big Business (Hindu, Neasa Macerlean, Jul 02, 2007)
Battling greenhouse gases could net firms billions.
- Industries Asked To Focus On Sustainable Development (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 30, 2007)
“Reengineered Primary Treatment System” inaugurated
Process of zero discharge will bring in overall benefits to the society
“Leather industries should consider effluent treatment as a business process”
- Seeking To Make Fire Without Smoke (Hindu, N. Gopal Raj , Jun 28, 2007)
Efficient biomass-burning cooking stoves that give out less smoke would be hugely beneficial. But designing such stoves
that also get public acceptance is
quite a challenge.
- Gateway To Asia (Pioneer, Dmitri Kosyrev, Jun 26, 2007)
Russian perception of Kazakhstan is changing. It is now favourably disposed towards this emerging economy
- Mind Balms That Fetch Bucks (Business Line, Sudhansu R. Das, Jun 26, 2007)
In the era of globalisation, as wealth hunting takes its toll, India offers spiritual medicine to a weary West.
- Assault On Everest (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Jun 22, 2007)
China has generated serious anxieties among environmentalists with the announcement of its plans to construct a metalled road to the Mount Everest base camp.
- Pm: Address Challenges In Power Sector (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Jun 21, 2007)
Dedicates Tala power transmission system to the nation; West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Sikkim to benefit
- Water Woes (Frontline, PALLAVI AIYAR, Jun 21, 2007)
Pollution aggravates China's natural water scarcity, and climate change threatens to aggravate it.
- For First Time, India And China Are On The Same Side Of The Save-Tiger Table (Indian Express, Sonu Jain, Jun 13, 2007)
India, faced with the problem of a shrinking tiger population, and China, the hotbed of an illegal trade in tiger parts, have always been on opposite sides of the table on the issue.
- Did G8 Achieve Anything On Climate? (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Jun 11, 2007)
The agreement to “seriously consider” a halving of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 by the G8 countries can, in the context of the stone-walling being done by the United States on any climate targets, be seen as a significant step forward.
- Did G8 Achieve Anything On Climate? (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 11, 2007)
The agreement to “seriously consider” a halving of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 by the G8 countries can, in the context of the stone-walling being done by the United States on any climate targets, be seen as a significant step forward.
- A Compromise In Goa (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Jun 09, 2007)
With supporters of the outgoing Goa Chief Minister, Pratapsinh Rane, and the loyalists of State party chief, Ravi Naik, dividing the State legislature unit of the Congress down the middle, senior party leader Digambar Kamat emerged as the compromise . ..
- Hopes Soar For Civil Nuke Deal (Tribune, T.R. Ramachandran, Jun 09, 2007)
Despite the irritants, India and the USA are committed to get the Indo-US peaceful nuclear deal and the stalled 123 Agreement through.
- Bring Climate Change Down To Earth (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Jun 09, 2007)
The effects of climate change will be felt sooner than most people think, especially in the fragile areas where the poor live.
- China,india Agree To Work More Closely (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 08, 2007)
China and India agreed yesterday to seek a resolution on the pending boundary issue and vowed to strengthen their partnership to combat climate change.
- India Is Committed To Clean Environment, Says Pranab (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 06, 2007)
"Government alone is not responsible for conservation of environment"
Energy Conservation Act 2001 had set energy consumption norms
Climate change could force plants, animals to migrate: Reghupati
- Marshall Plan Ii (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jun 05, 2007)
Global warming is the greatest threat today to Planet Earth, even more daunting than the destruction caused by World War II.
- Indian Ceos To Seek 'Level Playing Field' In Britain (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 04, 2007)
A 60-member delegation of Indian CEOs visiting Britain from June 7 to 9 will seek solutions to a host of issues as more and more Indian companies invest in Britain.
- 9 Upside Down Is 9 (Indian Express, Bibek Debroy, Jun 02, 2007)
Sustainable development as a term was popularised by the Brundtland Commission. But the question behind the phrase has an old pedigree.
- Bharat Unplugged (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jun 01, 2007)
India's economy has grown rapidly over the past few years, thanks to reforms, globalisation, demographic dividend and consumerism.
- Majestic Heights (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, May 28, 2007)
I CAN safely bet that very few Indians know this. The world’s second longest wall is in India. To be precise, in Rajasthan: at the Kumbalgarh Fort. I was blissfully unaware of this myself till I actually visited the fort recently, and got a . . . .
- Climate Of Profit (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, May 26, 2007)
Who's afraid of climate change? Everybody is, but more so western countries struggling to reconcile the widening divide between development and conservation, responsibility and action.
- Indian Cos In Green Oscars Race (The Financial Express, Correspondent or Reporter, May 25, 2007)
A Kerala company involved in tackling the problem of dumped food waste and a Karnataka firm that has provided thousands of rural families dung-based biogas plants are among 10 global projects shortlisted for the Ashden Awards for Sustainable . . . .
- A New Role For The Adb (Business Line, K. Subramanian, May 24, 2007)
The Asian Development Bank should focus on how best it can reduce poverty. While the Bank may work for Asian currency cooperation and other regional collaborations, these can dilute the ADB's focus of helping individual countries that still need . . .
- Think Local, Go Green (Deccan Herald, Animesh Bannerjee, May 24, 2007)
A recently published report of the Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is cause for concern, as are other reports on impending threats to world ecosystems published from time to time.
- Women Given Key Posts In Sarkozy Cabinet (Hindu, VAIJU NARAVANE, May 19, 2007)
French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday announced his Government, for the first time naming a woman of North African origin to a top ministerial post.
- Britain’S Indian Summer (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, May 19, 2007)
On my third visit to India in six months, I am again struck by the energy and dynamism I find here. The relationship between our two countries has never been better.
- Sarkozy Vows To Defend The French Identity (Hindu, VAIJU NARAVANE, May 17, 2007)
Right wing leader installed as President
Special session of Parliament in July
Jacques Chirac bids farewell to nation
- Govt Admits Climate A Problem (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, May 17, 2007)
Government took its first steps towards aligning India with the goal of sustainable development which would include adoption of green technologies to meet the challenge of climate change by acknowledging that global warming had serious India- . . .
- Nicolas Sarkozy Takes Over As President (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, May 17, 2007)
A new era opened in France on Wednesday as rightwinger Nicolas Sarkozy took over as president from Jacques Chirac in a ceremony at the Elysee palace.
- New Zealander Boosts Indian Microfinance Group (Times Online (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, May 16, 2007)
The world’s nascent microfinance industry gained a powerful new champion yesterday when a company run by one of New Zealand’s richest men said that it would invest $25 million (£12.5 million) to develop financial services for India’s rural poor.
- Suspicions Among Nations Hold Back Climate Pacts (Singapore Times, Evelyn Leopold , May 12, 2007)
Ministers meeting on solutions to energy efficiency, cuts in carbon emissions and global poverty do not trust each other enough to come up with concrete measures by Friday, diplomats say.
- Pm For Balanced Development Of Assam (Hindu, Sushanta Talukdar, May 10, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that he was committed to a "balanced, equitable and sustainable development of Assam."
- World Bank's Problem Paul (Business Line, K. Subramanian, May 08, 2007)
When Mr Paul Wolfowitz was appointed President of the World Bank, developing countries were dismayed . Once he took over the functioning of the Bank, the staff described the atmosphere as "at a funeral."
- Uncommitted Workforce, A Mirror Image Of Mobile Capital (Business Line, D. Murali , May 01, 2007)
Is the easy international mobility of capital-owners creating employees who simply will not commit? Studying the aspirations, fears, and beliefs of employees in China's transitional economy, Fast Boat to China says that almost everyone loses in the . . .
- Need For New Agenda (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Apr 24, 2007)
The final test for all development programmes would be to see how far they help the poor and the oppressed.
- "One Million Saplings To Be Planted By 2010" (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 21, 2007)
Sheila Dikshit asks children to focus on sustainability
- Do We Need New Towns Or Sezs? (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Apr 20, 2007)
SEZs and new integrated townships are the current buzzwords in urban development. Integrated townships are seen as a planned way to provide world-class residential environment capable of attracting foreign investments.
- Fixing The Price Of Water (Dawn, Shahid Javed Burki, Apr 17, 2007)
IS water a really scarce commodity? Is it in short supply when we don’t count the vast quantities available in the oceans? Is the supply of fresh water falling behind its availability by such large amounts that a global crisis is imminent? Or is the probl
- Lufthansa Technik To Cash In On India's Air Traffic Potential (Hindu, VINAY KUMAR, Apr 16, 2007)
"Looking forward to strengthening relationships with Indian carriers and will expand support programmes"
For Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul of jet engines, to provide crucial components to airlines
To invest $20 million at the upcoming Rajiv . . .
- Climate Change Threatens Sundarbans (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 14, 2007)
Climate change and human interference may destroy much of Sundarbans in India and Bangladesh as well as 25 other World Heritage sites, says a new Unesco report.
- No Sign Of Green (Frontline, Ashish Kothari, Apr 14, 2007)
AT the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, India along with other member-countries of the United Nations, committed itself to a path of sustainable development. In 2002, at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in . . .
- The Tasks On The Education Front (Hindu, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, Apr 12, 2007)
A system that creates disparities among rich and poor students, and those from urban and rural backgrounds, poses the risk of causing unrest.
- The Saarc Talk Shop (Dawn, Shamshad Ahmad, Apr 09, 2007)
More than two decades have passed since Saarc came into being as an expression of our region’s collective resolve to keep apace with the changing times and to evolve a coherent regional cooperative framework in an increasingly inter-dependent world . . .
- Realising The Uniqueness Of Saarc (Hindu, A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM , Apr 07, 2007)
The various member states have core competencies that can be pooled together for mutual benefit.
- Environment-Anthropogenic (Pakistan Observer, Editorial, Pakistan Observer, Apr 06, 2007)
Human beings are now considered more endangered by environmental security issues. Environment is strictly associated with security of all life on earth along with humans considering as foremost infiltrators towards the earth’s environmental degradation.
- Ethical Investing Comes To India (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 05, 2007)
India joined the globally growing ethical-investing force with its first socially responsible investing (SRI) fund, the newly launched Amro Sustainable Development Fund, which favors companies with high-disclosure policies on environmental . . .
- How Violent `Outsiders' Are Produced (Hindu, MADELEINE BUNTING, Apr 05, 2007)
IT IS a measure of Mary Douglas' reputation as probably the United Kingdom's greatest living anthropologist that tickets for a lecture she gave on Tuesday night ran out weeks ago, and prompted a long waiting list. At 86, her productivity and . . .
- Falling Aid Levels Cause Concern (Hindu, Kemal Dervis, Apr 04, 2007)
Aid will have to increase faster than almost any other form of public expenditure: by 11 per cent every year from 2008 to 2010 in real terms.
- Environment Protection Agency Signs Pact With Cii (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 31, 2007)
The US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) have entered into an agreement to share information of Climate Leaders Programme, an eco-protection initiative being implemented in the US currently.
- Hidden Eco-Dangers Of Hydropower (Hindu, David Adam, Mar 29, 2007)
Generating electricity with water appears to be a clean option, so why are soaring emissions being recorded at hydropower plants?
- Where The Head Is Held High (Pioneer, Archana Dalmia, Mar 21, 2007)
Ending social discrimination against women must be the priority if the nation is to become truly prosperous, says Archana Dalmia
- Urbanisation And Industrial Growth (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Mar 20, 2007)
In 2000, the world leaders met at United Nations and agreed on the establishment of the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs).
- China's Non-Energy Focus (WhatIsIndia Publications, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 19, 2007)
Beijing promised to transform itself from a high energy consumer to sustainable development practices to reduce the 15 per cent of the world consumption rate to contribute 5.5 per cent of the global gross domestic product (GDP).
- Unplanned Capital (Pioneer, Jagmohan , Mar 16, 2007)
Delhi Master Plan 2001-2021 treats the city like a lifeless entity, with no soul or a higher sense of purpose, says Jagmohan
- Incentivise Private Sector To Help Poor (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Mar 15, 2007)
As the executive director, UN-HABITAT, and UN undersecretary-general, Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka is busy spearheading issues related to rapid urbanisation, like urban poverty, lack of adequate water and sanitation. The year 2007, she tells . . .
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