Developing world

Deal to streamline world trade takes effect

Deal to streamline world trade takes effect

The first multilateral trade agreement reached under the World Trade Organisation since it was created over a generation ago has taken force, aiming to streamline cross-border trade to the benefit of the developing world in particular.

Feb 22, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Climate change accord could make India a world leader

The successful conclusion of the Climate Change Summit here will offer India an opportunity to position itself as the leader of the developing world. If, however, India does not agree with the rest of the world to consider the outcome to be worthwhile, the possibility of a global deal will quickly collapse.

Dec 08, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

Investing in simple diagnostic tests can save many lives

Investing resources in some of the simplest diagnostic tests could save thousands of lives and end disease epidemics in the developing world, say scientists from the Imperial College London.

Dec 06, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

'Child mortality rates falling in the developing world'

The child mortality gap has narrowed between the poorest and wealthiest households in more than 50 developing countries, says a new study from Stanford University's School of Medicine.

Nov 10, 2014, 14:16 PM IST

Support strong for open Internet in developing world

Support is strong across emerging and developing countries for an Internet without government censorship, a US survey showed today.

Mar 19, 2014, 23:43 PM IST

Corruption is ''Public Enemy No. 1'': World Bank

The World Bank took a bold stance on fighting corruption on Thursday, with President Jim Yong Kim saying that corruption at both the public and private level is the scourge of the developing world.

Dec 20, 2013, 02:00 AM IST

China, India to be largest investors among developing nations

The report said that China will account 30% while Brazil, India and Russia together will account for another 13 percent of global investment in 2030.

May 17, 2013, 10:14 AM IST

`Digital divide` still wide in developing world: Study

Most developing countries are still struggling to bridge the "digital divide" limiting access to computers and the Internet for low-income citizens, a study showed today.

Apr 11, 2013, 13:14 PM IST

`Lifestyle diseases growing in developing world`

Globally 14.2 million people between the ages of 30-69 years die each year prematurely from diseases which are preventable.

Aug 30, 2012, 14:38 PM IST

`Sleeplessness epidemic` affects 150 mn adults in developing world

A new study has revealed that levels of sleep problems in the developing world are far higher than previously thought.

Aug 02, 2012, 19:07 PM IST

UK shifts diplomacy focus to the developing world

Britain will shift its diplomatic
focus to developing countries like India and China as their
economies and influence grow.

Jan 18, 2011, 00:20 AM IST