Day: March 4, 2022

India urges ceasefire in Ukrainian city to evacuate students

NEW DELHI, March 4 – India urged Ukraine and Russia on Friday to impose a ceasefire in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Sumy to help evacuate hundreds of Indian students trapped there amid worsening conflict. Around 700 Indian students have been unable to leave Sumy after Russian troops […]

Russia’s Navalny calls Putin insane and urges anti-war protests

Summary Alexei Navalny calls for protests from jail Thousands have been detained in anti-war protests Authorities have sought for years to stifle dissent LONDON, March 2 – Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has called on Russians to stage daily protests against Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, depicting President Vladimir […]

Fire extinguished at Ukraine nuclear power plant, Europe’s largest

Summary Companies Intense fighting in area around huge nuclear plant No signs of elevated radiation – U.S. Energy Sec U.S and UK hit oligarchs with further sanctions LVIV, Ukraine/KYIV/ March 4 – Russian invasion forces seized Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant on Friday in heavy fighting in southeastern […]

Fire out at key Ukraine nuclear plant, no radiation released

KYIV, Ukraine — No radiation was released from a Russian attack at Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant in Ukraine and firefighters have extinguished a blaze at the facility, U.N. and Ukrainian officials said Friday, as Russian forces pressed their campaign to cripple the country despite global condemnation. The International Atomic […]

Months after pledge, India yet to submit emissions targets

NEW DELHI — Four months after India announced its “net-zero” target at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, the country has yet to submit its targets for cutting greenhouse emissions, underscoring the difficulty of overhauling energy policy amid a growing population. When asked about the delay during […]

EXPLAINER: How dangerous was Russia’s nuclear plant strike?

BANGKOK — Europe’s largest nuclear power plant was hit by Russian shelling early Friday, sparking a fire and raising fears of a disaster that could affect all of central Europe for decades, like the 1986 Chernobyl meltdown. Concerns faded after Ukrainian authorities announced that the fire had been extinguished, and […]

PM addresses webinar on ‘Energy for Sustainable Growth’

“Sustainable growth is possible only through sustainable energy sources” “Whatever targets India has set for itself, I do not see them as a challenges but as opportunity” “Budget announcement of 19.5 thousand crore rupees for high-efficiency solar module manufacturing which will help in making India a global hub […]

India at 50th session of UNEP

UNEP should turn to paying greater attention to the question of the means of implementation : Shri Bhupender Yadav DELHI, MARCH 4: Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Bhupender Yadav delivered national statement on the 50th session of  United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  in Nairobi […]

About 10,800 Indians brought back by special flights from Ukraine’s neighbouring countries

11 Civilian and 4 IAF flights to bring more citizens in next 24 hours DELHI, MARCH 4: Under ‘Operation Ganga’ to rescue Indian citizens, 17 special flights have come back to the country today from Ukraine’s neighbouring countries, including 14 civilian flights and 3 C-17 IAF flights. One […]

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