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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......

UPA must move quickly on national security

The performance of the United Progressive Alliance government in its first five years in power presented a mixed bag of a few spectacular achievements and many dismal failures on the national......

How do you solve a problem like Pakistan?

Instead of isolation, India should respond militarily to every act of terrorism assessed to have come from across the border, unilaterally declare Pakistan a State that supports terrorism and cease......

How NC and PDP have failed Kashmir, and New Delhi

'The National Conference and the Peoples Democratic Party, as recent events suggest, are quite content as New Delhi's collaborators rather than trying to be true representatives of the Kashmiri......

Centuries-old evils will have to be tackled more sternly: PM

Attired in his trademark half sleeves kurta and sporting a Rajasthani turban, Prime Minister Narendra Modi devoted a bulk of his 90-minute address on the occasion of the 70th Independence Day to......

Amazing photos reveal the state of world environment

The United Nations Environment Programme established World Environment Day in 1972 and every year for the past 40 years, countries around the world have dedicated June 5 to environmental causes.......

UN's India solar programme wins award

A United Nations programme which has helped bring solar powered electricity to some 100,000 people across 18,000 rural Indian households has won the prestigious UN-21 award for efficiency and......

Shell, UNEP to light up 29 villages

Shell Foundation, from the oil major Shell Group and United Nations Environment Programme, will under a joint programme light up about 1,400 homes in 29 villages in Karnataka by late 2005.This......

Mass unemployment and social unrest are looming ahead

The more one thinks about it, the more difficult it is to see how India will be able to reap the benefits of a demographic dividend, says Aakar Patel.   In four years, India will have the......

Consumers paying Rs 80-90 per LED bulb, not Rs 50 as claimed by PM

The use of these bulbs is estimated to save 3,900 Mw of power, leading to an annual saving of Rs 7,990 crore In his power-packed Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the......
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5% ethanol blending target unlikely to be met

Even as there is a significant improvement from last year in terms of the quantity of ethanol purchased by oil marketing companies, the... ...
How do you solve a problem like Pakistan?

Instead of isolation, India should respond militarily to every act of terrorism assessed to have come from across the border, unilaterally declare... ...
Government cracks whip for second time in 26 years to curb anti-national activities

Anil Bhat New Delhi [India], Oct.25 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to dismiss twelve government employees for indulging in... ...
Environmentalist Rajendra Shende unanimously elected to UN expert panel

One hundred and ninety-seven countries have unanimously approved Indias nomination of Rajendra Shende as a senior expert to the United Nations... ...
Burning a Chitta Ravan, Congress uses Modis Ludhiana visit to up the ante

Prime Minister Narendra Modis visit to Ludhiana is being effectively used by the Congress party in Punjab to up its ante against the ruling... ...

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