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China blocks India’s NSG bid

Lalit Shastri India left no stone unturned in recent months at the level of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and across diplomatic channels to build consensus for gaining membership of the NSG but what comes as a bolt and a crushing blow to the optimism expressed by India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on the crucial NSG

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Explosion results in spread of toxic gas in Brazil

Newsroom24x7 Desk Brazil : A chemical explosion at a cargo warehouse in Santos, Brazil caused massive toxic gas release and resulted in spread of toxic gas over the country’s biggest port. As news spread about the leak, and as air filled with smoke and dust of toxic fumes, the company owners said the containers in

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There should be significant increase in health expenditure: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee today said that a healthcare system, which is universally accessible, affordable and effective, is crucial for a developing country like India. The President was inaugurating the Mid-Term Meet 2015 of the National Interventional Council of the Cardiological Society of India in New Delhi today. The President

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50 countries do not meet fiscal transparency requirements: US Report

Newsroom24x7 Flash The US department of State has concluded that, of the 140 governments that were potential beneficiaries of foreign assistance and were evaluated 50 did not meet the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. Of these, eleven governments made significant progress toward meeting the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. On January 14, US Secretary of

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