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Over a hundred world leaders including the Indian prime minister will be at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio. It is likely to be one of the biggest conferences of its kind, says......

Singh, Obama meeting to boost strategic Indo-US ties

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and United States President Barack Obama will meet in Washington on Thursday to chart a course for "future cooperation" in areas such as civil nuclear technology,......

Diversity of NAM our biggest strength, says Krishna

Following is the full text of External Affairs Minister S M Krishna's address on 'Lasting Peace through Joint Global Governance' at the preparatory ministerial meeting of the Non Alignment Movement......

NGOs DISSATISFIED with weak Indian response at Rio +20

Indian Non-Governmental Organisations are very dissatisfied with the weak response of Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan to the Rio+20 declaration issued on the eve of the summit, reports......

Protesters attack Nepal PM's motorcade, clash with police

Hundreds of opposition-backed protesters demanding the resignation of Nepal's Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai on Monday attacked his motorcade and clashed with riot police at the airport in......

Rio summit to make fresh bid to tackle environment woes

A crucial summit on global development kicks off here today with nearly 20 heads of state and government, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in attendance in a fresh bid to rally the world......

COLUMN: Open fight over sustainability

Millions of people are still struggling to meet their basic needs for food, water and livelihoods and eco-systems are also being devastated, both by industry and competition for survival at the......

'India: Success abroad, domestic challenges manifold'

Reticence can be a double-edged sword.For Jayanthi Natarajan, minister for environment and forests, her reserve has attracted much criticism from domestic detractors.Yet, on the high table of......

Rio: India upset with rich nations' 'weak' will

India said on Thursday it is disappointed with the 'weak' political will in developed countries to provide developing nations enhanced means of implementation of objectives of Green Economy, which......

COLUMN: The goals and challenges of Rio+20

The bad news about the environment far outweighs small advances that have been made, writes Rajni Bakshi.Twenty years ago, it was mostly people who were displaced by dams, mines and other projects......

Rio gets glowing report on Olympic progress

Rio de Janeiro won praise on Thursday for its "remarkable" progress in early preparations to host the 2016 Olympic Games, after a three-day inspection of the Brazilian city by Olympic officials.......

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Q. the United Nations Framework convention on climate changes is an international treaty drawn at UN conference on environment and development at Rio de Janeriro in 1992 - true or false ?
:  A. false more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-united-nations-framework-convention-on-climate-changes-i//answers/20184951

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Q. when is world water day celebrated
Stalin:  A. The international observance of World Water Day is an initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-is-world-water-day-celebrated/20184848/answers/7128002

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Q. the 1st earth summit was held in
Varsha:  A. TWENTY years after the first World Conference on the Environment, held in Stockholm in 1972, the international community is faced with a serious...... more

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It's not just about 100 days

It is impossible to tell how close India is to the tipping point, but it would seem the Modi government has adopted a callous approach in hurriedly... ...

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Sustainable development goals in Manipur's context

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