India

India helping Fiji with indelible ink, vehicles for polls

Fri 14 Feb 2014 -

NEW DELHI, India ------- India, the world's largest democracy, will provide indelible ink, vehicles and training for election officials to Fiji, where long-awaited general elections are due in September.

Double taxation agreement with India a big boost for Fijian economy

Mon 03 Feb 2014 -

NEW DELHI, India --- Fijians can look forward to a significant increase in the amount of Indian investment in the country after the Attorney-General and Minister for Industry and Trade, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, last week signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with the Government of the Republic of India.

International Trade Centre to work with Fijian government

Thu 30 Jan 2014 -

BANGALORE, INDIA --- The Director Executive of International Trade Centre (ITC), Arancha Gonzalez, has indicated that the ITC sees potential and opportunities in working with the Fijian Government.

Why the WTO Needs a "Hypocrisy Clause"

Timothy A. Wise*
Fri 06 Dec 2013 -

I ended a recent article http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/global-pulse/obama-administration-food-security-act on the US government’s objections to the food security proposal of India and other developing countries at the World Trade Organization meetings in Bali with the provocative statement that what the WTO needs is not a “Peace Clause” – a four-year cease fire on ...

Two ADB loans for Port Moresby power supply in Delhi

Thu 02 May 2013 -

NEW DELHI, India --- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) have today signed two loans that will help boost electricity access rates in Port Moresby to 74% and extend the city’s power grid to an estimated 3,000 low-income households. The loans were signed at ...

Production sectors cost trillions in damages to world environment – UN-backed study

Tue 16 Apr 2013 -

NEW DELHI, India ---Primary production and processing in such sectors as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, mining, oil and gas exploration and utilities cost the world economy $7.3 trillion a year in damage to the environment, health and other vital benefits for humankind, a new United Nations-backed report warned today, calling for ...