India, Germany to work hard for UNSC reforms

BERLIN: India and Germany said they will work “hard” in advancing reforms of the prestigious UN, body and pledged to cooperate both bilaterally and within G-4.
The broad strategies on how the two countries will move forward on the issue of the much awaited reforms of the United Nations Security..

India compels US to say sorry over Saree

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Following intense protest from India over the ‘humiliation’ meted out to its ambassador Meera Shankar at Jackson-Evers International Airport, the United States of America on Saturday formally tendered an official apology to India and Indian Ambassador to the US, Meera Shankar.

Sonia to unveil party plan on Monday

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Congress President Sonia Gandhi is expected to unveil the party’s plan to counter the Opposition campaign at a meeting of party MPs here on Monday. Mrs. Gandhi would address the meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party on the last day of the winter session that has been marred ..

India, Germany to strengthen ties

BERLIN: Co-operation in the field of trade, investment, energy, high technology and culture will be the focus of the summit level talks between the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and Germen Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. Dr. Singh arrived in the German Capital later Saturday. He will also..

$100 bn Green Fund to fight global warming

CANCUN: (AMN): Indian on Saturday hailed the UN climate conference decision to set up a 100 billion Dollar Green Fund to fight global warming. It termed the decision as ‘important step forward’. The fund is intended to raise and disburse by 2020, a hundred billion dollars a year, to assist poorer ..

Radia tapes require investigation: Govt

NEW DELHI: The government on Friday said that It had done nothing wrong in investigating Nira Radia conversation with TATA and others.
The government told the Supreme Court that the probe into lobbyist Nira Radia’s activities began after a complaint that she was an agent of foreign intelligenc

India, EU pledge to fight terrorism

BRUSSELS: India and the European Union have decided to fight the menace of terrorism jointly. In a joint declaration India and the 27 country bloc condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. They also denounced those who sponsor terrorism and provide terrorists safe haven. They ..

Govt to set up 330 anti-trafficking units

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The Government is planning to establish 330 anti-trafficking units in the next three years to tackle the menace of human trafficking. This was revealed by Home Minister P Chidambaram while addressing a function here to mark the World Human Rights Day. Terming human trafficking as

India, US in diplomatic row over Sari

NEW DELHI: Indian on Thursday expressed deep anguish and resentment over ill-treatment to its ambassador to United States in the host country.
Strong reactions are coming from both official and political level over the treatment meted out at the Indian Ambassador to the United States, Ms Meera ..

Retired SC Judge to probe 2G spectrum scam

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The government has decided to set up a one-man Committee to go into the spectrum allocation from 2001 onwards. Announcing this at a press conference here on Thursday, the Communication and IT Minister Kapil Sibal said that the retired Supreme Court Judge S. Patil will be ..



Living index: Pune best city to live in, Delhi ranks at 65

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Jaipur is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition

The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition ...