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`Time for action by developing nations on climate change`

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 12:14

Noting that response of many countries is not adequate to combat climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said time has come for "enhanced action" by developing nations.

Avoid protectionist policies: US manufacture sectors to G 20

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:34

Alleging protectionist policies by countries like India, eminent industry associations from developed world have said the trade ministers of G20 countries should avoid adopting such measures.

BRICS development bank: What`s in it for India?

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

The formation of the BRICS bank is being hailed as a significant step in the developing world`s endeavour to have a more credible say in the global economy.

China pushes for developing world''s rights as BRICS summit opens

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 09:53

Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa are due on Tuesday to sign off on a new development bank being launched by the BRICS emerging market nations.

Early stress can have lasting negative impacts in children

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 19:54

A new study reveals that early exposure to stress can change the parts of developing children`s brain.

Indian economy to grow at 5.5% this fiscal: World Bank

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 20:29

India`s recent growth has been well below potential, which provides space for economic activity to accelerate without building inflationary pressures.

India has right to grow, carbon emissions may rise: Prakash Javadekar

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 18:53

Prakash Javadekar, India`s Environment minister has taken a bold stand on the carbon emissions issue and stated a stark and inevitable truth.Though he emphasised on the fact that India is committed to reduce carbon emissions, it may increase in the process of development and poverty eradication.

WB forecasts disappointing growth for developing countries

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 11:07

Developing countries are headed for a year of disappointing growth, the World Bank said in its Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report, which has lowered its forecasts for developing countries to 4.8 percent growth rate this year from the January estimate of 5.3 percent.

India set to grow at 5.5% in FY15: World Bank

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:14

The World Bank projected India`s growth at 5.5 percent in fiscal 2014-15, accelerating to 6.3 percent in 2015-16 and 6.6 percent in 2016-17 as it urged developing countries to double down on domestic reforms.

OECD sees momentum easing in developing states, India stable

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 16:52

Growth momentum is weakening in major developing economies with the exception of India while the economic outlook is stable for most developed countries, the OECD said on Tuesday.

World Environment Day: Climate change and Small Islands

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 16:29

Our Mother Earth - we owe it for our life, existence and much more. We need to preserve it not just for ourselves, but for our future generations as well.

How will you celebrate World Environment Day?

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 16:06

How will you celebrate World Environment Day? Share your activities, ideas and stories with us and the rest of the world, so that we can be an inspiration to others in saving our planet.