Day: November 12, 2021

Can world’s climate target and India’s development coexist?

GLASGOW, Scotland — India faces a difficult choice that will have consequences for the world. No country’s energy needs are expected to grow faster in coming decades than India’s. Even under the most optimistic projections, a part of the demand must be met by dirty coal power — a key […]

Climate talks soften stance on fossil fuel phaseout

GLASGOW, Scotland — Negotiators at this year’s U.N. climate talks in Glasgow appeared to be backing away Friday from a call to end all use of coal and phase out fossil fuel subsidies completely, but gave poor countries hope for more financial support to cope with global warming. The latest […]

Myanmar court sentences US journalist to 11 years in jail

BANGKOK — A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Friday sentenced U.S. journalist Danny Fenster to 11 years in prison with hard labor, the maximum penalty under three charges, despite calls by the United States and rights groups for his release. It was the harshest punishment yet among the […]

“Action is required from you” – UN climate talks enter last stretch

Summary COP26 conference due to end on Friday Nations at odds over how to keep 1.5C goal alive Poor countries seek funds to tackle climate change GLASGOW, Nov 12 – A new draft agreement drawn up for the last scheduled day of the U.N. climate conference in Glasgow on Friday presses countries […]

India’s pollution board says prepare for emergency steps as Delhi’s smog worsens

NEW DELHI, Nov 12 – India’s federal pollution control board on Friday ordered states and local bodies to be in “complete readiness” for emergency measures to tackle New Delhi’s worsening smog conditions due to a drop in temperature and wind speeds. A thick haze of toxic smog hung […]

CS reviews progress of pollution abatement of River Devika and Tawi at Udhampur Town

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 12: The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired a meeting to review the progress ofpollution abatement of River Devika and Tawi at Udhampur town under National River Conservation Plan. Administrative Secretaries of Housing &UD, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Chief Engineer, UEED and […]

CJ inaugurates Pictorial Exhibition of J&K Legal Services Authority

Such events act as a powerful tool of awareness: Justice Magrey JAMMU/SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 12: As part of Pan India Legal Awareness and Outreach Campaign, Jammu and Kashmir Legal Services Authority organized “Pictorial Exhibition” at Jammu and Srinagar displaying the Legal Aid System and activities of Legal Services Institutions […]

PM launches two innovative customer centric initiatives of RBI

“One of the biggest touchstones of a democracy is the strength of its grievance redressal system. The Integrated Ombudsman Scheme will go a long way in that direction” “Retail Direct Scheme will give strength to the inclusion of everyone in the economy as it will bring in the […]

Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi launches an All-India dance competition ‘Vande Bharatam-Nritya Utsav’ as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Top selected dancers to perform during the cultural programme at Republic Day Parade 2022 at Rajpath Key Highlight Smt. Lekhi also launches the website and Mobile App of Vande Bharatam The final 480 dancers will perform during the cultural performance at the Republic Day Parade DELHI, NOVEMBER 12: The Ministry of Culture […]

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