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Netherlands is natural partner in economic development of India: PM Narendra Modi

Netherlands is natural partner in economic development of India: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Dutch PM Mark Rutte.

ArcelorMittal tipped to take over Italy`s Ilva

A consortium led by global steel giant ArcelorMittal is tipped to take over Italy`s troubled Ilva steelworks, one of the most polluting industrial sites in Europe, a source told AFP on Friday.

Senior International Monetary Fund official visits Iran

Senior International Monetary Fund official visits Iran

The International Monetary Fund said on Sunday that its second in command was on a two-day visit to Iran for discussions on economic developments.

World facing 'grave environmental crisis', warns Pope Francis

Pope Francis said the world was facing a "grave environmental crisis" as he arrived in Kenya today on a landmark Africa trip just days before a crucial UN summit aimed at curbing climate change.

Intended Nationally Determined Contributions: A primer

As the 196 parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change get set for their 21st annual meet, called Conference of Parties, in Paris from November 30 to December 11, they had to submit their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions to help draft a new pact on climate change.

Post-2015 development agenda should be clear of conditionalities: India

India welcomed the review of UNDP's Evolution Policy, which has been recently conducted but said that the very purpose of any evaluation exercise is defeated if there is no compliance with any of its recommendations.

China unable to 'fully play role of major country'

Playing down its growing clout in the backdrop of its rapid economic development, China on Tuesday said it was unable to take on more global responsibilities and "fully play the role of a major country".

China to continue developing high speed trains

China will continue developing its high speed rail network in the face of rising public demand for travelling efficiency and for future economic development, a railway official said.