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Growth should not be at cost of environment: PM

Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2012, 11:30

Ahead of a meeting with environment ministers of BASIC countries, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said growth is important for the people but should take place in a way which does not harm the environment.

BASIC nations happy with Cancun texts: Ramesh

Last Updated: Saturday, December 11, 2010, 13:24

The BASIC countries are a bloc of 4 large developing nations Brazil, South Africa, India and China.

BASIC ministers support IPCC despite Himalayan blunder

Last Updated: Sunday, January 24, 2010, 19:55

Environment ministers of Brazil, South Africa, India, China came out in support of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) despite its blunder in saying Himalayan glaciers would disappear by 2035.