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Sachin named UNEP's Goodwill Ambassador

Ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was Thursday named a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Environment Programme.Tendulkar will use his massive global popularity to raise awareness and harness......

India, Cambodia ink 4 pacts, decide to boost defence ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Hun Sen on Saturday held talks to boost ties in key areas of defence, security and counter-terrorism as they called for concerted......

Indira Gandhi: Fearlessness in the national interest

'Fearlessness, courtesy, humour, wide interests and wisdom, deep commitment to Indian science and technology, passion for the environment, objectivity and the ability to see many things through not......

Why a future war with Pakistan is certain

'As India progresses and takes an increasingly hardline approach to Pakistani hostility, the young and restless population of Pakistan, sooner than later, will demand Gazwa e Hind (conquest of......

Modi in Israel: Why you should care

'Previous governments in India had reservations about working with Israel.''Modi has shed this tag.''Disengaging itself from its traditional and ideological foreign policy approach in the Middle......

Come, Make in India, for India and the world: Modi at GES

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited global entrepreneurs to invest in India, saying that the government has undertaken a host of taxation and other reforms to create an investor......

Why we can't breathe

We know enough to act against pollution.We need to enforce compliance. No delays. Not anymore. It is literally a matter of life and death. Ours, says Sunita Narain.Each winter, without fail, we......

Miles to go for Dalit entrepreneurs

  On Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary on Tuesday, political parties across the spectrum tried to stake claim on his legacy. Since Independence, governments have introduced......

Why is the government reacting in fits and starts to Paris agreement

India promised that 40 per cent of its installed power capacity would come from non-fossil fuel energy resources by 2030 Three months after India committed to an ambitious set of targets under the......

Paris and after: India in the world

India can claim that its twin principles of equity and “common but differentiated responsibilities” found their way into the Paris climate change summit’s 31-page text. However,......

'I am still a work in progress'

'Every opportunity, every disappointment, every rejection, every accolade...' 'Everything has contributed in shaping my character and my choices and who I have become.' IMAGE: Dia Mirza with her......

'The problem is that people in our country get used to bad news'

Kadvi Hawa has some very bad news for us all. A timid, old man walks barefoot on a parched piece of land. Dressed in a white dhoti, he has no use for a shirt that gets drenched in his sweat. The......

Vikram is the youth envoy of UN Habitat

Catch the action in the Tamil film industry right here! Tamil actor Vikram has been selected as the Youth Envoy for the UN Habitat (United Nations Human Settlement Programme). Out of the four......

What's hot at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Anti-NKorea protesters burn flags before opening ceremony IMAGE: Police try to extinguish burnt portraits of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an anti-North Korea protest before the opening......

BCCI only interested in making money out of cricket: OCA

BCCI chief N Srinivasan. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on......

Power Your Champions -- contribute just Rs 100

Olympic Gold Quest's recently-launched programme, 'Power Your Champions', attempts to involve the country's sports fans in its quest for a gold medal at the Olympics. OGQ Chief Operations Officer......
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Google teams up with UN to track environmental changes

New York: The UN has entered into a partnership with Google to monitor the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems by using sophisticated... ...

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Government aims to make all offices single-use plastic-free; Environment min takes lead

India has set an example on the world stage by committing to beat plastic pollution and showcased best practices and innovations to overcome the... ...

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India bats for technology, finance to achieve climate goals

Da Nang (Vietnam): India is committed to follow the green path but needs technology and finance as it continues to work to meet objectives of the... ...

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Fresh pressure on Myanmar over Rohingyas

[Bangladesh], June 12 (ANI): As Myanmar remains 'very slow' in creating conditions for the safe return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh, international... ...

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All you need to know about its history and significance

New Delhi : Every year on June 5, World Environment Day is observed around the world. With the ever-increasing process of industrialisation and... ...

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