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Modi meets Brazilian President; both call for UNSC reforms

India and Brazil on Wednesday called for urgent progress in reforms of the UN Security Council, as they agreed to scale up bilateral ties and deepen cooperation in international fora. The decision......

Full Text: What Prez Obama said at the State of the Union Address

Read the full transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union address on Wednesday at the US Capitol in Washington. As prepared for delivery - Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of......

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,......

'It just felt shocking that I won; I didn't expect to win'

Twelve-year-old Indian origin boy Sathwik Karnik, the winner of the prestigious annual National Geographic Bee, is still too excited to plan for his future, reports Chaya Babu. “I don’t......

Harvest of Modi's personality cult has yet to be reaped

'Narendrabhai is India and India is Narendrabhai.' Is this the chorus that will greet us a few years hence, asks Vivek Dehejia. The great Italian political philosopher Antonio Gramsci wrote in his......

Climate change: Is it in our hands?

Climate negotiators from 200 nations are currently locked in bitter and acrimonious discussions in an 11-day long conference being held in Doha, writes Rajni Bakshi. A report about rich countries......

'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 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: 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......

Averting climate talks disaster: What India should do

The world desperately needs an equitable, effective and enforceable agreement under which different countries, societies and corporations cut their emissions. Carbon-intensive infrastructure,......

IOC honours blast victims

The most powerful men in sport held a moment's silence at the start of the International Olympic Committee's Session on Friday in tribute to those killed in deadly bomb attacks on London."We begin......

  People speak for united nations earth summit

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Q. when is the world earth day/
:  A. The concept of Earth Day was first proposed in a memo to JFK written by Fred DuttonApril 22 is observed as World Earth Day . Earth Day is one of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-is-the-world-earth-day//answers/13955778

Q. WHAT IS BIO DIVERSITY
:  A. The most straightforward definition is "variation of life at all levels of biological organization". A second definition holds that...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-bio-diversity/13930810/answers/10465750

zulkar ahmed
Q. the 1st earth summit was held in
Zulkar Ahmed:  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/10465619/answers/3067577

sushma
Q. what do you mean by bio diversity?
Sushma:  A. straightforward definition is "variation of life at all levels of biological organization".[3] A second definition holds that biodiversity is a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-mean-by-bio-diversity/3067181/answers/1855210

  Web results for United Nations Earth Summit
Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Some 2,500 scientists and experts from around the world will gather next month in Montreal for... ...

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Stock Prices as on Jul 22, 2014

Data for 800 companies from Bombay Stock Exchange. Values are: days closing price, previous closing price in brackets, 52-week low and high in... ...

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Full transcript of the interview with Russian Ambassador

How do you respond to allegations by the Ukrainian government over the involvement of Russia in the tragic Malaysian Air crash ? Together with... ...

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Schoolboy in Lincoln footsteps

There exist two worlds. A sheltered one filled with an abundance of opportunities and another one that is characterised by its harshness and... ...

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Honouring Nelson Mandela's legacy, UN pledges acts of kindness and goodwill

On Nelson Mandela International Day, the United Nations pledged on Friday to promote "desperately needed" acts of kindness and goodwill and uplift... ...

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