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2 years 3 weeks ago

US intelligence sees poverty plummet by 2030

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Poverty across the planet will drop sharply by 2030, with a rising middle class of some two billion people pushing for more rights and resources. The chief at the U.S. government's top intelligence analysis shop says if current economic and demographic trends continue, 1 billion people...

2 years 4 months ago

Drug-resistant TB blamed on Indian treatment flaws

NEW DELHI (AP) - India's inadequate government-run tuberculosis treatment programs and a lack of regulation of the sale of drugs that fight it are responsible for the spiraling number of drug-resistant cases that are difficult to treat, health activists said Friday. India adds an estimated 99,000 cases of drug-resistant TB...

2 years 8 months ago

Indian drugmaker OK'd to launch generic Lipitor

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - India's biggest maker of generic drugs has gotten approval to launch a generic version of cholesterol blockbuster Lipitor, which lost U.S. patent protection Wednesday. Analysts, pharmacists and others had been watching closely to see whether Ranbaxy Laboratories would be able to get its generic on...

3 years 9 months ago

President talks up trade in India

MUMBAI, India (AP) - President Barack Obama says new trade deals between the U.S. and India will support more than 50,000 jobs in the U.S. He said the relationship between America and India should be a win for both sides - while acknowledging concerns in America about outsourcing. ...

4 years 9 months ago

Envoys scale back U.N. climate pact ambitions

Negotiators and diplomats were working Thursday on a scaled-back version of a global climate change treaty that could be agreed by next month's deadline, without firm U.S. commitments. The idea of forging a political agreement, instead of a legally binding treaty, was becoming a more accepted possibility as negotiators...

4 years 10 months ago

Alarming' melt of glaciers in Indian Kashmir

Indian Kashmir's glaciers are melting fast because of rising temperatures, threatening the water supply of millions of people in the Himalayan region, a new study by Indian scientists says. The study by Kashmir University's geology and geophysics department blamed the effect on climate change, and said it endangered the...

4 years 10 months ago

Death toll from floods rises to 205 in south India

Five days of torrential rain have left at least 205 people dead and 750,000 displaced in southern India. Authorities say medical teams are rushing to the flood-devastated area today. The floods have submerged entire villages, snapped transport and communication links and raised fears of disease spreading in relief camps crowded...

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