Day: November 2, 2021

Troubles at home shadow Biden’s climate efforts abroad

GLASGOW, Scotland — President Joe Biden joined other world leaders Tuesday to highlight the importance of preserving forests as a force against global warming, whipping up ambitions at a U.N. climate summit abroad even as a coal-state U.S. senator is again threatening Biden’s landmark climate legislation at home. […]

Over 100 global leaders pledge to end deforestation by 2030

Summary Some $19 billion pledged to protect and restore forests Forests absorb nearly a third of CO2 emissions – WRI Activists says indigenous communities are forests best guardians GLASGOW, Nov 2 (Reuters) – More than 100 global leaders have pledged to halt and reverse deforestation and land degradation […]

Dozens killed and wounded as blasts and gunfire hit Kabul hospital

KABUL, Nov 2 – At least 25 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in an attack on Afghanistan’s biggest military hospital on Tuesdaywhich saw two heavy blasts followed up by gunmen assaulting the site in central Kabul, officials said. The explosions took place at the entrance […]

SKUAST-Jammu celebrates 23rd foundation day

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 02: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology – Jammu (SKUAST-Jammu) celebrated its 23rd Foundation Day at Baba Jitto Auditorium, Chatha. Sham Lal Sharma, Ex-minister was chief guest on the occasion and Prof. J. P. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor of the university presided over the function. The function […]

HCI invites online application for Hajj 2022

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 02: The aspirants who wish to undertake Hajj journey during 1443(H)—2022(CE) have been informed that the Hajj Committee of India (HCI) has invited online application forms with effect from 01 November, 2021. As per a notification, the aspirants are being informed that before filing the application […]

Promotions of officials ordered in Social Forestry Department

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 02: The Department of Social Forestry, Jammu & Kashmir has ordered promotions of its officials at different levels. A total of 31 officials were cleared by the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) and based on the clearance by DPC, the Director, Social Forestry has issued orders of […]

IREDA launches ‘Whistle Blower’ portal

DELHI, NOV 2: Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA), a PSU under the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) today launched a ‘Whistle-blower Portal’, as a part of ‘Vigilance Awareness Week 2021’. The portal was launched by Shri Pradip Kumar Das, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), […]

Power Minister inaugurates diversion of Marusudar River at Pakal Dul HE Project (1000 MW) in J&K

Accelerated development of hydropower projects is essential for grid balancing and generating peak power , says Shri R.K Singh  Pakal Dul H.E. Project will contribute significantly in fulfilling the target of 450 GW Renewable energy by 2030: Shri Singh Investment of Rs. 8212 crores  being made in Kishtwar […]

Vice President calls for making justice accessible and affordable

Need to find ways to address inordinate delays in courts: Vice President Law universities must train students to become change agents: Vice President Need for a massive national movement to eliminate poverty, gender discrimination, illiteracy, casteism and corruption: Vice President VP cautions against forces attempting to create divisions […]

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