New Delhi, Dec 17, Amid reports of the collapse of the UN climate summit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday left for Copenhagen to push for “an equitable outcome”, but said India would not accept a treaty that would hamper its drive to lift millions out of poverty.
Copenhagen, Dec 18, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday got a taste of what the average New Delhi resident has to go through every so often – his cavalcade was stuck in traffic as the Danish police cordoned off the route taken by US President Barack Obama, according to one of the officials travelling with the prime minister.
Copenhagen, Dec 18, India and China will join hands to oppose attempts by rich countries to hinder their development in the name of fighting climate change, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao decided at a breakfast meeting here Friday.
Copenhagen, Dec 18, Representatives of 192 countries quibbled over every word through the night as a weak political declaration started to emerge out of the climate summit once scheduled to finalise a treaty that would tackle global warming. As security helicopters circled atop snow flurries, 130-odd heads of state gathered here Friday were told by their environment ministers and officials that there had been no breakthrough.
Copenhagen, Dec 18, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday night for the finale of the Dec 7-18 climate summit, an Indian government spokesperson said.
New Delhi, Dec 17, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s flight Thursday to Copenhagen where he is expected to attend the UN climate summit has been delayed by a couple of hours due to a minor technical snag.
New Delhi, Dec 17, The Left and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) found common cause in the Rayja Sabha Thursday when it asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to clarify matters on the US’ cooperation in unravelling the alleged involvement of Pakistan American David Coleman Headley in the 26/11 Mumbai terror carnage.
New Delhi, Dec 17, Left and BJP MPs in the Rajya Sabha Thursday sought a clarification from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the cooperation being provided by the US in unravelling the alleged involvement of Pakistan American David Coleman Headley in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
Dhaka, Dec 17, The prime ministers of Bangladesh and India are expected to meet in New Delhi Jan 11 to sign five agreements and discuss a wide range of bilateral and regional issues, officials here said.
New Delhi, Dec 17, India remains committed towards protecting the environment and willing to do more to fight climate change but cannot do so at the cost of perpetuating poverty among developing nations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday.