Governments

Governments seek rules for Paris climate deal; temperatures soar

Governments seek rules for Paris climate deal; temperatures soar

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
Climate change: Is the 1.5C target a mirage?

Climate change: Is the 1.5C target a mirage?

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

Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: Survey

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, Punjab on high alert to tackle dengue

 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

ILO chief laments failure to tackle inequality at Davos

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
Governments pressurise Google for more user information

Governments pressurise Google for more user information

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

Hackers` black market is a growing threat to govts, bizs: Rand

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

Governments responsible for Naxalism: Ramesh

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

LDF, UDF govts remained apathetic to development: Sushma

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.

Apr 07, 2011, 20:44 PM IST

TN fishing community angry at State, Central govts: Vaiko

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.

Feb 17, 2011, 21:55 PM IST

Govts must restrain from approaching courts: Prez

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.

Jul 31, 2010, 17:36 PM IST

Fill police vacancies: PC tells state governments

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.

Feb 28, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Troops, Taliban race to build up local governments

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

Governments Vs Bloggers

Besides terrorism, what is terrorising repressive governments across the world these days? Undoubtedly, it is the Internet.

Sep 23, 2009, 09:08 AM IST

Governments Vs Bloggers

Besides terrorism, what is terrorising repressive governments across the world these days? Undoubtedly, it is the Internet.

Sep 23, 2009, 09:08 AM IST