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71 per cent of of domestic companies confident of achieving green goals, according to a survey
India

71 per cent of of domestic companies confident of achieving green goals, according to a survey

At the UN's 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) held in Glasgow, the government had committed to boosting the green goals further by pushing organisations to reduce emissions

Stolen artefacts to be returned to India from Scotland museums
India

Stolen artefacts to be returned to India from Scotland museums

Glasgow City Council had received a formal request from the Indian High Commission in London earlier this year for the return of six architectural antiquities from Kanpur, Gwalior and Bihar

Defining ‘green’ is critical to achieving India’s ambitious Glasgow climate targets
India

Defining ‘green’ is critical to achieving India’s ambitious Glasgow climate targets

A well-designed taxonomy will put India on the green finance map and nudge India towards its climate and growth goals as envisioned by the prime minister in Glasgow

How traditional, environment-friendly industries hold the key to India achieving its climate target
Business

How traditional, environment-friendly industries hold the key to India achieving its climate target

Climate change bestows a great opportunity to the industries producing environment-friendly goods, to enhance its potential to meet both domestic and global market expectations

India votes against UNSC draft resolution that attempted to securitise climate action
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India votes against UNSC draft resolution that attempted to securitise climate action

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries accepted a new climate agreement after the COP26 summit in Glasgow last month, which recognises India's intervention for the world to "phase down" rather than "phase out" fossil fuels

Glasgow Climate Pact: Five things you need to know about the UN COP26 deal
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Glasgow Climate Pact: Five things you need to know about the UN COP26 deal

From phasing out coal to carbon market loopholes, here are the highlights of the finally signed Glasgow Climate Pact, which brought together 197 countries in a fight against climate change

Why India needs to mix foreign policy with Hindu ethos and heritage to regain footholds in neighbourhood
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Why India needs to mix foreign policy with Hindu ethos and heritage to regain footholds in neighbourhood

India should pursue ‘smart power’ to expand and restore Hindu culture in the subcontinent; this will also help corner China

PM Modi calls for 'one sun, one world, one grid' to enhance viability of solar projects at COP26 summit
India

PM Modi calls for 'one sun, one world, one grid' to enhance viability of solar projects at COP26 summit

Speaking at an event on the sidelines of COP26 summit, Modi said that fossil fuel powered many nations to become wealthy during the industrial revolution, but it made the earth and environment poor

Modi meets Nepal counterpart Deuba in Glasgow; bilateral ties, COVID-19, climate change discussed
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Modi meets Nepal counterpart Deuba in Glasgow; bilateral ties, COVID-19, climate change discussed

The meeting between Modi and Sher Bahadur Deuba took place after the former launched the Initiative for the Resilient Island States (IRIS) for developing infrastructure of small island nations

PM at COP26: From Mission Innovation to vaccine research, what Narendra Modi and Bill Gates discussed
India

PM at COP26: From Mission Innovation to vaccine research, what Narendra Modi and Bill Gates discussed

According to the statement by the Ministry of External Affairs, the prime minister expressed appreciation for the work being done by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in India

How Narendra Modi stood tall at Glasgow to show the world a way out of climate mess
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How Narendra Modi stood tall at Glasgow to show the world a way out of climate mess

India’s leadership in dealing with climate change will spur other countries to raise their own contributions in meeting this global challenge

Narendra Modi launches Infrastructure for Resilient Island States; calls it shared atonement for sins
India

Narendra Modi launches Infrastructure for Resilient Island States; calls it shared atonement for sins

The IRIS is not just about infrastructure but it is part of a very sensitive responsibility of human welfare, said the prime minister

Narendra Modi invites Naftali Bennett to visit India; Israeli PM credits PM for 'restarting relations'
India

Narendra Modi invites Naftali Bennett to visit India; Israeli PM credits PM for 'restarting relations'

Modi, who was accompanied by foreign minister S Jaishankar, interacted with Bennett on Monday in a visibly cordial brief meeting

Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson to launch infrastructure resilience project for small island nations at COP26 today
India

Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson to launch infrastructure resilience project for small island nations at COP26 today

The India-led key initiative will be launched in the presence of heads of states from eight other countries and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

From 'Lifestyle for Environment' to 'net zero carbon emissions by 2070': Key takeaways from Narendra Modi's historic COP26 speech
India

From 'Lifestyle for Environment' to 'net zero carbon emissions by 2070': Key takeaways from Narendra Modi's historic COP26 speech

The prime minister said that India is putting climate change at the centre of its policies and that the nation, despite being a developing country, shows the way when it comes to safeguarding planet earth

PM at COP26 Summit: India committed to net zero emissions by 2070, says Narendra Modi
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PM at COP26 Summit: India committed to net zero emissions by 2070, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for adopting the knowledge of traditional communities living close to nature, in his address to the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland

COP26 Summit: World is strapped to a 'doomsday device', warns UK's Boris Johnson
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COP26 Summit: World is strapped to a 'doomsday device', warns UK's Boris Johnson

Johnson told the summit that humanity had run down the clock when it comes to climate change, and the time for action is now

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in UK for COP26 summit; here's what to expect
India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in UK for COP26 summit; here's what to expect

This will be the first in-person meeting between Modi and Johnson after the UK prime minister cancelled his visit to India twice earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic

At COP-26, PM Modi will launch key initiatives under CDRI, ISA, says Indian envoy
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At COP-26, PM Modi will launch key initiatives under CDRI, ISA, says Indian envoy

COP-26 is being held from 31 October to 12 November under the Presidency of the UK partnering with Italy in Glasgow