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Ebola-hit Sierra Leone declares state of emergency

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:52

Sierra Leone leader Ernest Bai Koroma declared a state of emergency on Thursday and cancelled a planned trip to the US-Africa summit as the country struggled to contain the deadly Ebola epidemic.

Demand for data scientists growing in government sector: Expert

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 22:18

The demand for data scientists in India is growing in government agencies at par with private establishments due to a shortage of skilled manpower in the industry, an expert has said.

Congress attacks `silence` of Modi govt on Chinese incursion

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 21:05

Expressing concern over the incidents of Chinese incursion, Congress on Friday questioned the "silence" of Narendra Modi government and asked whether the Prime Minister had raised the issue with Chinese President Xi Ping during the BRICS Summit in Brazil.

PM Narendra Modi returns home after attending BRICS Summit

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 00:31

Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home late tonight after a five-day visit to Brazil where he attended the BRICS Summit.

Achievements at BRICS initiated, built up by Cong: Singhvi

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 23:43

Congress hailed the achievements at the just concluded BRICS Summit, especially the new development bank, underlining its own contribution for the growth and flourishing of the international forum.

Action not words needed to boost growth, Australia tells G20

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 11:15

Abbott said that Australia was asking G20 nations to push harder on their growth plans, so they could meet their pledge to add 2.0 percent to GDP over the next five years.

IMF welcomes establishment of BRICS bank

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 07:47

The International Monetary Fund has welcomed the move to set up a new BRICS development bank stating that it is ready to work with the Bank`s leadership.

PM Modi hails BRICS Bank, promises to work closely with South America

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 00:32

PM in his meeting with South American leaders said that in a globalised and inter-connected world, the destinies of all countries was inter-linked.

Modi meets Brazilian President; 3 bilateral agreements inked

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 21:55

Modi and Rousseff called for urgent progress on reforms of the UN.

BRICS bank to get going in 2 yrs; India to head for 6 yrs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 18:31

India's presidency will be followed by Brazil and Russia who will have five years term each under an agreement reached after intense negotiations among the five country-grouping BRICS -Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Chidambaram welcomes setting up of $100 billion BRICS Bank

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 14:29

Welcoming setting up of the BRICS Bank, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the work initiated by United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government last year has led to its culmination in Brazil yesterday.

There can be no justification for any acts of terror: BRICS

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:14

In a strong endorsement of India, the five-nation BRICS summit has come out with a strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and stressed that there can be no justification for any acts of terror.