DURBAN

  • Has Govt forgotten about the sailors held hostage by pirates? October 1, 2012

    For over two years, 57yearold TB Unnikrishan has been among the seven Indian sailors held by Somalian pirates. On September 28, 2010, their ship, Asphalt Venture, was hijacked while sailing from Kenya to Durban. ...
  • India lacks good public relations outreach: Kirit Parikh December 6, 2011

    Even as European Union has singled out India for being a dealbreaker, Kirit Parikh, a former negotiator and the current Chairman of the expert group of India's Low carbon strategy says that India is being painted as the devil due to lack of a good media outreach. ...
  • India not a deal breaker at Durban: Sunita Narain December 5, 2011

    At the start of the next round of talks here at Durban, even as the head of the Indian delegation Jayanthi Natarajan has arrived, the European Union has floated the draft of a new climate treaty called the Durban Draft. The EU has blamed India for not being 'flexible' and...