Unprecedented heat wave and
drought in major agro regions of Russia could lead to grave
social and economic consequences and would aggravate the
economic crisis in the country, top experts have warned.
The Manipur government has taken
measures to transport essential items and other goods along
the Silchar-Jiribam-Imphal National Highway 53 due
to indefinite economic blockade on Dimapur-Imphal National
Highway 39, a government spokesman said on Tuesday.
India will make a strong pitch for new initiatives with ASEAN countries to collectively respond to challenges thrown up by the global economic meltdown and climate change during the two day India-ASEAN and East Asia Summits.
The global economic crisis will continue and countries must do more to adopt financial market regulations, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn told a German magazine on Saturday.