NASA said at the weekend that last month was the warmest April in statistics dating back to the 19th century, the seventh month in a row to break temperature records.May 16, 2016, 20:32 PM IST
The Paris Agreement to try to cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius was a stunning political victory for poor countries threatened by climate change.Apr 20, 2016, 07:14 AM IST
A survey has showed that internet freedom declined for a fifth consecutive year as more governments stepped up electronic surveillance and clamped down on dissidents using blogs or social media.Oct 29, 2015, 00:29 AM IST
Haryana and Punjab have been put on high alert to check the spread of dengue and the governments of both the states today said they were "fully prepared" to tackle the situation, against the backdrop of 600 cases of the vector-borne disease being reported from Gurgaon.Sep 18, 2015, 21:46 PM IST
World leaders meeting in Davos this week are likely to agree that inequality is a problem but unlikely to do anything about it, the head of the International Labour Organization said.Jan 20, 2015, 06:05 AM IST
Google Inc said it was facing increasing pressure from governments around the world to reveal user information in criminal investigations amid ongoing revelations about national surveillance programs.Sep 16, 2014, 00:59 AM IST
Black markets that sell computer hacking tools and services like stolen credit card numbers continue to grow, posing a growing hazard to governments, businesses and individuals, a study by RAND Corporation said.Mar 25, 2014, 17:28 PM IST
Holding successive governments both at the Centre and in the states responsible for spread of Naxalism, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said.Oct 11, 2011, 23:46 PM IST
BJP on Thursday accused successive
LDF and UDF governments in Kerala of being `apathetic` to the
development needs of the state, resulting in lakhs of people
seeking jobs abroad.
Charging the Centre with `failing`
to protect Indian fishermen against attacks allegedly by the
Sri Lankan navy, MDMK leader Vaiko on Thursday said the fishing
community was angry against the Centre and State governments.
Governments being the biggest
litigants should exercise restraint in approaching courts in
order to decongest the system and reduce overall pendency of
cases, President Pratibha Patil said on Saturday.
Voicing concern over
vacancies in police department in the country, Union Home
Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday asked state governments to fill
the posts for "good" internal security.
The governor of this remote district in southern Afghanistan has employees he can`t afford to pay, a school he struggles to staff with teachers, a clinic where doctors are scarce and a police force of mostly illiterate farmers.Dec 22, 2009, 00:22 AM IST