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World Water Day: Tropical countries like India to be worst-hit by water stress — UN
science

World Water Day: Tropical countries like India to be worst-hit by water stress — UN

Globally, 2.2 billion people do not have access to drinking water that is water both available and free of contamination.

Declaration on critical issues likely in 25 WTO members' informal meet in May; fishery subsidies may figure in talks
Business

Declaration on critical issues likely in 25 WTO members' informal meet in May; fishery subsidies may figure in talks

India is of the view that the matter needs to be negotiated comprehensively in the WTO and a consensus-based decision needs to be taken on S&D.

$1 trillion extra GDP by 2020 if all Indians get online
News & Analysis

$1 trillion extra GDP by 2020 if all Indians get online

If the number of people with access to internet were to reach 100 percent, India’s GDP could be increased by an extra $1 trillion by 2020.

Economic growth not guarantee of poverty alleviation: World labour Org
World

Economic growth not guarantee of poverty alleviation: World labour Org

A report by ILO states that the ability of growth to reduce poverty is compromised by the inequitable income distribution

With barely 20 hours to go, Paris climate talks are heading for a deal but a weak one
World

With barely 20 hours to go, Paris climate talks are heading for a deal but a weak one

Those expecting a lasting solution to the air pollution in New Delhi or an international compensation package for ‘loss and damage’ caused by extreme weather events such as in Chennai from the Paris deal would be disappointed.

Will WTO formula to ease cross-border-trade norms boost  developing economies?
Business

Will WTO formula to ease cross-border-trade norms boost developing economies?

It can be nobody’s case that easier import and export procedures will not help domestic manufacturers and traders.

This fear isn't unreal: India has reasons to worry over US Fed decision on rates
Business

This fear isn't unreal: India has reasons to worry over US Fed decision on rates

The Federal Reserve had tried unusual ways to revive the US economy in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

Medical tourism boom in developing countries: Market will rise to USD 32.5 billion by 2019
Business

Medical tourism boom in developing countries: Market will rise to USD 32.5 billion by 2019

Today more Americans fly out to places like India, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore among others to get themselves treated in the high-tech hospitals at a fraction of costs demanded by hospitals in US, the research said.

New climate deal addressed demands of developing nations: India
World

New climate deal addressed demands of developing nations: India

Indian delegation led by Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar worked overnight, engaging with developed as well as developing nations to reach the deal taking into account India's concerns.

Defying WTO may win Modi assembly polls but can he sustain his stand?
Politics

Defying WTO may win Modi assembly polls but can he sustain his stand?

BJP chose to stand its ground in WTO even at the risk of being isolated among the developing countries probably because of Modi's promise of ushering in a new kind of political economy based on the thinking of "Gandhi, Lohia and Deendayal Upadhyay".

Emerging nations overtake West in dumping electronic trash
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Emerging nations overtake West in dumping electronic trash

China and other emerging economies have overtaken Western nations in dumping old electronic goods...

Tobbacco activist Jeffry Wigand says whistleblowing has become his calling
Business

Tobbacco activist Jeffry Wigand says whistleblowing has become his calling

The chief scientist and vice- president of research & development at Louisville, Kentucky-based Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation. In the mid 1990s, post his dismissal from the company, he blew the whistle on nicotine data manipulation by tobacco companies.

Supply bottlenecks hampering India's growth, says World Bank
Economy

Supply bottlenecks hampering India's growth, says World Bank

Developing country GDP is now projected to be around 5.1 percent in 2013, strengthening to 5.6 percent and 5.7 percent in 2014 and 2015, respectively.

Nano has enormous potential in developing countries: Ratan Tata
Business

Nano has enormous potential in developing countries: Ratan Tata

Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata,said that Nano wasted an early opportunity but has not given up hope on the small car, saying it has enormous potential throughout the developing world.

Visa brings mobile money solutions to developing countries
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Visa brings mobile money solutions to developing countries

Unbanked and under-banked users in developing countries are now being presented with an opportunity to carry out their ...