AMERICAN COMPANIES BENEFITTING MOST
Published 13-05-2011 10:33 GMT-0000
Few can match the United States of America in the show of naivety when it comes to dealing with its allies vis-à-vis its own self-interest. US President Barack Obama is prepared to believe the Pakistan’s version that it did not know if Osama bin Laden was living in the garrison town of Abbottabad, near Islamabad.
TELENGANA ISSUE DIVIDES THE PARTY
Published 13-05-2011 09:56 GMT-0000
Published 13-05-2011 09:00 GMT-0000
Andhra Pradesh is in for trouble after the Assembly poll results. There is likely to be political instability, revival of Telengana issue and law and order problems facing the authorities in the coming days. Above all, the victory of Jagan Reddy and his mother Rajyalakshmi would encourage Jagan to become a political nuisance to the Congress.
Published 13-05-2011 08:40 GMT-0000
New York: An increasing number of countries face a double burden of disease as the prevalence of risk factors for chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart diseases and cancers increase and many nations still struggle to reduce maternal and child deaths caused by infectious diseases, according to a United Nations statistical health report released today.
Published 12-05-2011 23:23 GMT-0000
New York: Participants at a United Nations summit today outlined a 10-year plan to support the world’s most vulnerable countries overcome poverty, calling on the private sector to play a greater role in the fight, urging wealthy nations to step up their aid commitments and demanding the elimination of many trade barriers.
Published 12-05-2011 23:19 GMT-0000
New York: Humanity’s current voracious consumption of resources cannot be sustained, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) cautioned in a new report today, warning that the world was already running out of cheap and sources of some essential materials such as oil, copper and gold.
Published 12-05-2011 23:16 GMT-0000
New York: Kosovo appears to be heading towards a period of increased political stability that should in turn promoter greater dialogue between representatives of Kosovo and Serbia, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council today.
Published 12-05-2011 23:12 GMT-0000
New York: Mauritian children are increasingly vulnerable to sexual exploitation, due to a combination of poverty, family dysfunction, social taboos, alcohol and drugs, an independent United Nations human rights expert warned today.
Published 12-05-2011 23:06 GMT-0000
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Nikolay Gueorguiev visited Chişinău April 27–May 12 to hold discussions on the third review under the Extended Credit Facility/Extended Fund Facility (ECF/EFF) arrangements with Moldova.
Published 12-05-2011 23:01 GMT-0000
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Christian Beddies visited Bishkek during April 20-May 4, 2011 to hold discussions on a set of economic policies that could be supported by a medium-term arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF).
New York: International tourism continues to recover from the global financial crisis and downturn of 2008-09, rising in every region of the world except the Middle East and North Africa during the first two months of this year, according to new United Nations figures.