Developing countries

Bowel disease threat looms over developing countries

Bowel disease threat looms over developing countries

The study shows that countries in the developing world may now be facing the same pattern of increasing IBD rates that the western world earlier faced.
 

Oct 21, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

China's First Lady attends UNESCO award ceremony

First Lady of China and UNESCO Special Envoy Peng Liyuan on Tuesday awarded the UNESCO Prize for Girls' and Women's Education to three representatives of the award-winning projects during a ceremony here.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
Arun Jaitley pitches for BRICS arbitration platform

Arun Jaitley pitches for BRICS arbitration platform

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday made out a strong case for BRICS nations developing their own arbitration mechanism to cut reliance on redressal centres in developed nations whose awards at times tend to be loaded against developing countries.

Aug 27, 2016, 20:35 PM IST
India ranks 2nd on ease of doing business: Study

India ranks 2nd on ease of doing business: Study

India has jumped 13 positions from last year to rank second among 30 developing countries this year on ease of doing business, according to a study topped by China.

Jun 06, 2016, 19:18 PM IST
RBI Governor says no reason for government to sell dollar bonds

RBI Governor says no reason for government to sell dollar bonds

"I see no reason for the sovereign to issue dollar bonds across the world," said Rajan, speaking at an event at the Chicago Booth business school in London.

May 13, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

India pledges steadfast support, ''special consideration'' for poorer nations

India has pledged its steadfast support to poorer countries on issues that matters to them and said it would give them special consideration.

Jan 14, 2016, 08:26 AM IST

Priorities of developing nations must be centre of attention: India

India has stressed that the priorities and needs of developing countries must remain the centre of attention as the ambitious 2030 Development Agenda begins to be implemented.

Jan 13, 2016, 08:24 AM IST
India negotiated hard for developing nations at WTO meet: Nirmala Sitharaman

India negotiated hard for developing nations at WTO meet: Nirmala Sitharaman

India negotiated hard to ensure that the WTO continues to place the interest of developing countries and LDCs at the centre of its agenda.

Dec 22, 2015, 15:57 PM IST
China welcomes US Congress' ratification of IMF quota reforms

China welcomes US Congress' ratification of IMF quota reforms

China on Saturday welcomed the US Congress' ratification of the 2010 quota and governance reforms of the IMF that will give more voting rights and "enhance" the representativeness of emerging economies including India at the international institution.

Dec 19, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Paris climate deal fair: China

Top emitter China today welcomed the landmark Paris climate agreement, saying it is fair in splitting responsibility between developed and developing countries and heralded "a new beginning in international cooperation".

Dec 13, 2015, 19:43 PM IST
Paris Climate Summit: Draft pact aims at 'well below' 2 degree Celsius limit

Paris Climate Summit: Draft pact aims at 'well below' 2 degree Celsius limit

The climate change conference today came out with an ambitious final draft of a deal that proposes limiting global warming to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius and committing USD 100 billion a year from 2020 to help developing countries in coping with the problem.

Dec 12, 2015, 19:53 PM IST
Aggressive climate pact needed to check rising emissions: Researchers

Aggressive climate pact needed to check rising emissions: Researchers

Developing countries, including India, have recently joined in the effort to slow down climate change by setting targets for reducing their emissions.

Dec 04, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

Developed countries should take lead: PM Modi in Paris Climate Summit

Watch analysis of Paris Climate Change summit.

Dec 01, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

How malaria parasite grows

Malaria is responsible for almost half a million deaths a year, mainly in developing countries. 

Nov 14, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Enlarging donor base for financing climate change inappropriate: Javadekar

The world leaders would gather in Paris for the 21st meeting of Conference of Parties (CoP-21) on climate change from November 30 to December 11.

Nov 10, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

What waste: Human excrement can fuel developing world

Gas produced by decaying human waste is a potentially major source of energy, providing electricity for millions of homes while improving sanitary conditions in developing countries, says a UN report has said.

Nov 04, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Developing countries' voices being stifled in climate change debate: India

India, like other developing countries, has been under intense pressure from developed countries and non-governmental orgainisations to cut its greenhouse gas emissions .

Oct 20, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

China to always vote for developing countries in UN: Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday said that China will always vote for developing countries in the United Nations, calling for more representation and voice in global governance for them.

Sep 29, 2015, 00:50 AM IST

Cannot condemn developing world at low carbon stage: India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's focus on "climate justice" underscores the need for equity for developing countries which should not be condemned for their developmental activities and there should be a common but differentiated responsibility, a top official has said.

Sep 26, 2015, 07:14 AM IST

Outflow from developing nations a matter of concern: Sinha

Expressing concerns over the outflow of funds from developing countries, including India, through money laundering and other ways, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha Wednesday said as much as USD 300-600 billion moves out through such channels.

Sep 02, 2015, 22:02 PM IST