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Greenpeace in Mauritius for talks with government, industry over sustainable tuna fisheries

Port Louis, Mauritius, October 12, 2012 – Greenpeace will hold talks with the Mauritian government and key stakeholders about sustainable tuna fisheries this weekend following the arrival of the group’s flagship Rainbow Warrior in Port Louis on Friday. The Rainbow Warrior has been patrolling the southwest Indian Ocean for the past five weeks. As part

SIPRI statement on the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

On two occasions—after the convulsion in the international system caused by World War II and the upheaval caused by the end of the cold war—closer cooperation in the framework of what has become the EU was an unequivocal statement that Europe is committed to peace and security between its member states. The EU is based

Greenpeace activists occupy Taiwan shipbuilding yard to protest overfishing

Kaoshiung, Taiwan, October 12, 2012 – Ten Greenpeace activists occupied the largest shipbuilding yard in Taiwan on Friday, accusing the Taiwanese government of undermining international fishing agreements set up to combat the global overfishing crisis. Activists unfurled a large banner saying “Overfishing Starts Here” at the facility where massive industrial fishing boats destined to fish

Nokia Location services deliver an unparalleled local experience to consumers

Nokia India today showcased their exciting and growing range of best-in-class location and mapping services in Bangalore today. Location & Commerce services today are bridging the virtual and the real world and constantly updating localized information. The Nokia Location suite offers the most comprehensive, integrated mapping experience on any smartphone today. Nokia has been dedicated

Aircel partners NEC for Cloud Solutions

Aircel, one of India’s leading telecom players and NEC India, a leading display, network and IT solutions provider announced their strategic partnership for Software as a Service (SaaS), where NEC will provide the Cloud Aggregation Platform along with a portfolio of Cloud offerings to Aircel, which has a large customer base. Aircel will be responsible

MDI Labs Germany to invest Rs 150 cr and Plans to achive 350 Crore turnover by 2015

Following is the text of the speech of the Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Railways at the Economic Editors’ Conference on 8th October 2012

        “It’s an honor to be here at the Economic Editor’s Conference and interact with all of you who keep an eye on the economic pulse of the nation.             I address this August gathering as the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Railways.  Both these Ministries play a pivotal role in developing

National Security Advisor to Release Joint Working Group Report on Cyber Security

India’s current economic, social & infrastructure development process is making greater use of ICT for bringing transformation. However, this dependence on ICT makes the country vulnerable to cyber attacks that can have serious implications for both, the nation and economy. This underlines the urgent need to address the risks emanating from operating in cyberspace. Given

Report of the Rangarajan Committee on Deregulation of Sugar Sector in India

Prime Minister had set up a committee under the chairmanship of Dr. C. Rangarajan, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister to look into all the issues relating to the deregulation of the sugar sector. The committee has completed its task, after several rounds of deliberations, consultations with stakeholders, and discussion with Chief Ministers

SSAB – Tibnor and Peab develops partnership

The Nordic steel distributor Tibnor and the Nordic construction and civil engineering company Peab, has signed a group-wide agreement of reinforcing and long products deliveries in Sweden, Norway and Finland.  The deepened collaboration begins during the end of 2012 and is a complete solution including material and value-add services within logistics, production and administration. “We