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Return to Rio

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......

Forests will rescue India, says Jairam Ramesh

Before the crucial United Nations conference on climate change in Copenhagen in December, India is strengthening its argument to avoid any rigorous capping on its carbon emissions. Here,......

UN honour for Gujarat government body

Water and Sanitation Management Organization of Gujarat has been conferred the 2009 Public Service Award by the United Nations for 'fostering participation in policy-making decisions through......

Not perturbed by growing India, Bhutan ties: China

Playing down its unsuccessful bid to establish diplomatic ties with Bhutan, China on Monday said it is glad to see New Delhi and Thimphu develop their relations further during the just-concluded......

'US-India ties allow us to capture the strength of both nations'

‘When the United States and India make common cause there's really no challenge that we can't tackle, there's no mission that we can't overcome,’ believes senior US official Nisha Desai......

FDI into India declines 13.5% in 2012: Unctad

The United Nations Conference on Trade & Development on Thursday stated that inflows of Foreign Direct Investment into India fell 13.5 per cent in 2012.FDI inflows into India declined from $31.5......

Climate change: New dawn or same old song?

As they do every December, world officials gathered in Poznan this time for the United Nations conference on climate change. They had come to advance the negotiations for a post-2012 international......

India plans fund for clean technologies

In a bid to help developing nations meet their sustainable development goals, India has suggested the establishment of a 'Clean Technology Acquisition Fund', to enable the countries access crucial......

WEF, UN ink pact to promote development

The United Nations has teamed up with the World Economic Forum in a bid to mobilise partnership between the public and private sectors and boost business contribution to sustain development and......

Honouring Solar Mamas

Given the scale of India’s energy needs the numbers of ‘Solar Mamas’, as they have been called in a documentary film, may not seem very promising, rues Rajni Bakshi Bunker Roy,......

  People speak for united nations conference on sustainable development

  • QNA
Q. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE CARBON CREDIT AND CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM
:  A. Carbon credits are a key component of national and international emissions trading schemes that have been implemented to mitigate global warming....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-carbon-credit-and-clean-development-m//answers/13009018

GOPAL IYER
Q. WHAT IS CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANSM
GOPAL IYER:  A. The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is an arrangement under the Kyoto Protocol allowing industrialised countries with a greenhouse gas reduction...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-clean-development-mechansm/13006028/answers/12987106

GOPAL IYER
Q. What is the full form of UNCTAD ?
GOPAL IYER:  A. The term UNCTAD stands for - UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT.Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-full-form-of-unctad-/12969391/answers/9114320

swapna
Q. the 1st earth summit was held in
Swapna:  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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the--1st-earth-summit-was-held-in/9114206/answers/3067577

sushma
Q. why is environmental day is celebrated? tell the reason
Sushma:  A. To conserve, protect the World Environment, as per various reports & survey of various Environment Organisations such as Greenpeace the over...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-environmental-day-is-celebrated-tell-the-reason/3067181/answers/1459804

  Web results for United Nations Conference On Sustainable Development
PM Modi to push for new development bank in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive at Fortaleza Monday evening for the July 15-16 VI BRICS Summit and hope to take the headquarters of the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/politics/brics-summit-pm-modi-to-push-for-new-development-bank-in-new-delhi/
Kargil—a forgotten area with miseries everywhere

Mohinder Verma Though it was carved out as separate administrative unit from Ladakh district in 1979 in order to ensure its holistic development... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/kargil-forgotten-area-miseries-everywhere/
Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs says the world has now reached a point that it is just about out of time to avoid great destabilization of the planet. Photo:... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Z1dslAx38EJKuTcPq4yKwJ/A-case-like-Syria-started-with-years-of-drought-Jeffrey-D.html
Reservations are good politics but bad policy

For a slice of the pie Shiv Sangram activists take to the streets in Mumbai demanding reservation for Marathas in government jobs and educational... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/reservations-are-good-politics-but-bad-policy/
Addex ADX71441 Positive Results in Preclinical Model of Nicotine Addiction

Comments - LondonAd Addex Therapeutics /. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the... ...

http://andhranews.net/Business/2014/Addex-ADX71441-Positive-Results-Preclinical-Model-30574.htm

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