Tag archive for ‘India’
By Justin Frewen On Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

Is there a Role for Human Rights in a Free Trade World?

Up to 50,000 people a day die from poverty related causes with 22,000 of these fatalities being children under the age of five. The plight of the world’s most impoverished and vulnerable people have been further More...

By Andrea Sono On Thursday, November 25th, 2010

India Gives its Nuclear Capable Missile a Run for its Money

India has successfully test-fired a version of its nuclear-capable Agni-1 missile Thursday. The missile has a range of 750 km and can be fired from mobile launchers. The test fire came amid an announcement of reinforcement More...

By Steve Morning On Thursday, November 25th, 2010
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India Deploys 36,000 Troops to Chinese Border

India is stepping up efforts to fortify its borders with a deployment of two new army divisions of 36,000 men to the north-easter border with China. According to BBC News 23 November, part of the troops will be More...

By Justin Frewen On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Industrial Accidents and Global Inequity: The Contrasting Cases of Bhopal and BP Horizon Deepwater

Bhopal India Almost 26 years have passed since the night of December 3rd 1984, when the people of Bhopal (India) were enveloped in a poisonous miasmic cloud of methyl isocyanate, which gushed forth from the Union More...

By Rajat Anand On Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Three G8 countries at ‘high risk’ to natural disasters

Three G8 countries- France, Italy and the United States- are considered to be at “high risk” to natural disasters, claims the Natural Disasters Risk Index (NDRI). The same index, released on Thursday, lists More...

By Rajat Anand On Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Unemployment to stay high in the US, Europe until 2011

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said that unemployment rates are expected to stay high in the US and Europe until 2011, in spite of almost all countries coming out from the More...

By Rajat Anand On Sunday, November 15th, 2009

APEC says global economy recovering

The leaders of 21 APEC economies, in a recently concluded two-day summit in Singapore, have said that the global economy is now beginning to revive, and the Asia- Pacific region is leading from the front. The forum More...

By Rajat Anand On Monday, October 19th, 2009

FICCI survey says market conditions effervescent, sales on the surge during festive season

As per the survey conducted by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), sales across various sectors were on the up, primarily the FMCG and the automobile sectors. It is believed that More...

By Rajat Anand On Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Indian PM: Restoring growth rate to 9% biggest challenge

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said in his Independence Day speech that restoring the growth rate to 9% is the greatest challenge faced by the country. The PM, in his annual address from the historic Red Fort in More...

By Rajat Anand On Thursday, August 13th, 2009

SingTel Q1 profits up by 7.7 per cent

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) reported on Thursday that its net profit for the first quarter this year went up by 7.7% over last year. However, it also said that challenges continued to rise within More...