The international economic crisis, climate change and food security were the issues on which the G8 leaders focused in the first day’s proceedings at the L’Aquila Summit. The Group of Eight (G8, and formerly the G6 or Group of Six) is a forum, created by France in 1975, for governments of eight nations of the northern hemisphere: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States; in addition, the European Union is represented within the G8, but cannot host or chair.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has severely criticised Left Front Government in Tripura for failure to develop the state. Addressing a meeting at Vishalgarh 30 kilometers off Agartala this afternoon, Rahul said no development work is visible in Tripura despite the centre sending enough funds to the state. Rahul Gandhi said UPA regime in the … Read more