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Centre's refugee bill worries security agencies

Nearly 58 years after the United Nations adopted a convention on refugees, India is finally shaping its own legal framework to define the status and rights to be granted to refugees.The home......

Ajit Doval must read out the riot act to Pakistan

'The Modi government's pusillanimity vis-a-vis Pakistan makes almost certain that India will, in the coming weeks and months, be confronted with cross border terrorist actions of increasing......

'It is refreshing to deal with Modi'

'Prime Minister Modi's investment in the relationship with Washington is the biggest deliverable of this visit. He means business and that's fantastic!' Image: US President Barack Obama and Prime......

A man is known by the company he keeps. So is a country

'Modi and Obama both had agendas that went beyond the nuclear deal. The threat from the chilly Himalayas had to be tackled in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean,' says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan.......

India's relations with the US must not be one-sided

'It is in the interest of both sides that the visit is seen as being successful. Both sides have invested considerable political capital in it.' 'This rapid exchange of visits and the decisions......

Japan aims at green leadership

World is gearing up for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference scheduled in Copenhagen from November 30 to December 11. A Copenhagen Protocol is expected to evolve as......

India announces new climate change targets

Subject to finance & tech from rich countries through an ambitious, fair Paris deal The government has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions intensity — the ratio between a......

India to continue as part of developing country group

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar's statement laid to rest the doubts in the wake of chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian’s advice last month that India should distance......

India makes a U-turn on refrigerant gases to favour US

India and China are the growing market for these gases Following the agreement between the US and India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to that country, India has officially......

Climate Change: Looking for hope beyond Lima conference

With the weaker-than-expected agreement at the recent Climate Change Conference at Lima, there is an urgent need to highlight endeavours in civil society and business for a sustainable global......
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American Pipe Dream

The US's emission reduction commitments, largely deemed acceptable, may amount to precious little An analysis of the US's—the world's... ...
Better climate policy for a cleaner India

India's announcement that it will cut emissions by 35 percent by 2030 at 2005 levels is certainly a welcome announcement. But the key is to... ...
Berlin's billions put India firmly on low-carbon track

NEW DELHI: Recognizing "renewable energy" and "efficient use of energy" as the most effective routes to mitigate climate-damaging greenhouse gas... ...
US enforcement of Iran arms embargo 'slipped during nuclear talks'

WASHINGTON: Addressing concerns that a landmark nuclear deal reached this year could boost Iran's military power, the Yet the US government has... ...
India opts for caution on climate change strategy

The release of India's long-awaited INDC (Intended Nationally Determined Contribution) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change... ...

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