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Brexit fallout: India must build firewalls by domestic reforms, says ASSOCHAM  Jun 24, 4:21 pm
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Britain's exit from the European Union (EU), as decided by its people, has come about as a shocker not only for global financial markets but also the political leaders across the world, throwing a huge amount of uncertainty as to which way the economic winds would blow, ASSOCHAM Secretary General Mr D S Rawat said.
FICCI welcomes Centre's decision to allow FDI into key sectors  Jun 20, 7:08 pm
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Monday welcomed the Centre's decision to open up 100 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into defence and civil aviation sectors, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government had translated words into action after having made a strong pitch to the global investors.
Rajan leaving not a good sign for Indian economy: ASSOCHAM  Jun 19, 12:45 pm
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): The ASSOCHAM has said at a time when a tumultuous global economy posed several risks to India along with the banks grappling with an unprecedented challenge of mounting non-performing assets, the decision of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan to not continue with his current post after the end of his tenure was unfortunate.
Pakistan one of most reliable contributors to UN peacekeeping: Ban Ki Moon  Jun 2, 1:03 pm
Islamabad, June 2 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General (UNSG) Ban Ki Moon has said that Pakistan is one of the most consistent and reliable contributors to UN peacekeeping.
FICCI hails US legislators for elevating India's status as defence partner  May 25, 7:21 pm
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Welcoming the bipartisan support to the initiative taken by Representative George Holding to institutionalise the Indo-US defence relationship through an amendment to the National Defence Authorisation Act, which the House passed on May 18, FICCI Secretary General Dr. A. Didar Singh on Wednesday said it would not only fast track congressional approval of licenses but also give access to state of the art technologies of today.
UN to continue supporting Lankan in disaster relief  May 23, 12:48 am
Colombo, May 23(ANI): Spokesperson for United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Stephane Dujarric has said the body will continue to support the Sri Lankan Government in its efforts to respond to disaster relief.
Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia was secretly in touch with Israel  May 21, 7:52 am
Dhaka, May 21 (ANI): Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia, it seems, has been secretly in touch with Israel through her son Tarique Rahman and some of his key acolytes such as party Joint Secretary General Aslam Choudhary.
Pakistan expresses concern over India's 'Geospatial Bill'  May 17, 4:24 pm
Islamabad, May 17 (ANI): Pakistan has expressed serious concern over India's efforts to pass the controversial Geospatial Information Regulation Bill which aims to restrict geographical depictions of India and disputed Kashmir to the United Nations (UN) Secretary General and the President of the UN Security Council (UNSC).
Concerned by India's move to 'violate' UN resolutions on Kashmir: Pak to UN  May 17, 1:07 pm
Islamabad, May 17 (ANI): Pakistan has expressed serious concern to the United Nations Secretary General and the President of the UN Security Council, with regard to the Indian government's efforts to introduce a "Geospatial Information Regulation Bill" in the Parliament.
Samoura vows to restore FIFA's reputation   May 14, 6:52 pm
Johannesburg, May.14 (ANI): Newly-appointed FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura has pledged 'to help football restore its tarnished image' after a slew of scandals plunged the game's world governing body into an unprecedented crisis.
UN chief condoles Ecuador quake   Apr 18, 1:12 pm
New York, Apr. 18 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condoles the loss of lives in the earthquake in Ecuador.
Army chief meets UN Secretary General, receives praise for Indian peacekeepers' commitment, discipline  Apr 5, 6:46 pm
Geneva, Apr. 4 (ANI): Chief of Army staff General Dalbir Singh and India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations met United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.
Ban Ki-moon to be invited for Buddhist Conference in Nepal  Mar 19, 2:05 pm
Kathmandu, Mar. 19 (ANI): Nepal's Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Anand Prasad Pokharel shared that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon had shown interest in the country's peace process.
UN should protect people of Gilgit Baltistan and prevent imposition of Urdu, says Gilgit leader  Feb 27, 2:11 pm
Geneva, Feb.27 (ANI): In a letter to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, Abdul Hamid Khan, the Chairman of the Balawaristan National Front (BNF) has claimed that the Government of Pakistan is doing its utmost to destroy the traditional local identity of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan by imposing the Urdu language which is spoken by only eight percent of the country's population.
UN Chief seeks Pakistan's help in defusing tensions of Saudi-Iran conflict  Feb 13, 1:24 pm
Islamabad, Feb.13(ANI):The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has sought Pakistan's help in defusing tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
FIFA bans ex-secretary general Valcke for 12 years  Feb 12, 10:05 pm
Johannesburg, Feb.12 (ANI): Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has been suspended from all football-related activities for 12 years after being found guilty of wide-ranging misconduct related to the sale of 2018 and 2022 World Cup television rights.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expresses sorrow after Koirala's demise  Feb 10, 1:24 pm
Kathmandu, Feb 10 (ANI): The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has extended condolences after the demise of former Nepali Prime Minister Sushil Koirala.
34 militant groups allies to ISIS:UN Chief  Feb 6, 4:29 pm
Karachi,Feb. 6(ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that thirty four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the militant Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group by mid December and that number will only grow in 2016.
UN Chief hopes Lanka to stand by commitment on UNHRC resolution  Jan 30, 4:09 pm
New York, Jan 30(ANI): The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed hope that Sri Lankan government will abide by the commitment it made to the UN Human Rights Council in October last year when it co-sponsored the UN resolution.
FIFA sacks Valcke as Secretary General  Jan 13, 4:53 pm
Johannesburg, Jan.13 (ANI): The FIFA Emergency Committee has sacked Jerome Valcke from the post of Secretary General of the world's football governing body.
US, UN Secretary General welcome Modi-Sharif meeting in Lahore  Dec 26, 9:16 am
Washington D.C., Dec.26 (ANI): The United States has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Pakistan. A State Department spokesman here said that improved ties between the two countries would benefit the entire region.
QCI, FICCI join hands to create ZED Cell  Dec 23, 7:42 pm
New Delhi, Dec.23 (ANI): Dr. R P Singh, Secretary General, Quality Council of India (QCI) and Dr. Arbind Prasad, Director General, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) outlining the scope of collaboration between QCI and FICCI to create a ZED Cell at FICCI for implementation of the ZED Maturity Assessment Model. This would be the first MoU which QCI has signed at the national level with an apex industry body.
FICCI says US Fed hike was anticipated  Dec 17, 12:15 pm
New Delhi, Dec.17 (ANI): Commenting on the recent interest rate hike by US Fed, Dr. A Didar Singh, Secretary General, FICCI said "The Fed's decision to raise the US interest rate by 0.25 points is as anticipated. We do not expect any major impact on India. Our economic fundamentals remain strong with improved growth and twin deficits largely under control."
Ban Ki-Moon welcomes Modi-Sharif Paris 'talk'  Dec 1, 3:29 pm
United Nations, Dec. 1 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the Paris climate summit.
FICCI comments on RBI's Bi-Monthly monetary policy statement  Dec 1, 3:19 pm
New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): Reacting to RBI's fifth bi-monthly monetary policy statement, 2015-16 announced earlier today, Dr. A Didar Singh, Secretary General, FICCI said, "RBI has kept the policy rates unchanged."