The Union government asks the Supreme Court to lift the interim ban on tree felling amid growing pressure from the northeastern states

The Malaysian government would help its neighbours to fight the haze blanketing part of the Southeast Asian region to ensure non-disruption of the Commonwealth Games. Prime minister Mahathir

Montek : The decision of the G-8 countries to block all future non-humanitarian loans to India, will not affect the inflow of funds during the current financial year as these have already been

India has expressed concern over new trade barriers being imposed by developed countries and said it would raise the issue in the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Commerce minister Ramakrishna Hegde

In what is likely to be seen as one of its most politically and socially significant decisions, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatoya Janata Party coalition is set to completely revamp and

In an apparent measure in response to India's nuclear tests, the World Bank today postponed indefinitely consideration of two proposed loans totalling more than $200 millions to India, it has been

Economic sanctions and the freeze on aid flows imposed by the US, Japan, Australia and some European countries are likely to cost the economy around $20 billion, according to rough estimates by the

The remainder of India's 1998 fiscal year programme under World Bank loans may suffer the same fate as the four projects worth $865 million postponed through Unites States muscle yesterday, according

Trade ministers from 132 member nations of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) began their biennial meeting in Geneva with a call to reject protectionism in any form and work towards a rule based free

Andhra Pradesh may well be the worst hit state in the country with the USA deciding on imposing sanctions. The mammoth Rs 12,000 crore aid agreed to in principle by the World Bank is especially in