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International wildlife forensics e-conference ends, draws attention to wildlife crime, biotech solutions
India

International wildlife forensics e-conference ends, draws attention to wildlife crime, biotech solutions

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar explained India's need for wildlife forensics in conservation efforts for big cats to marine life.

NatWest Group Earth Heroes Awards, to announce its 2020 winners through an online ceremony
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NatWest Group Earth Heroes Awards, to announce its 2020 winners through an online ceremony

The ‘NatWest Group Earth Heroes’, by way of hundreds of committed individuals, leaders and institutions from all corners of the country, are the bulwark of this powerful network for positive intent and action.

IIT-Guwahati introduces course on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 2030 for B.Tech students
India

IIT-Guwahati introduces course on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 2030 for B.Tech students

The course will be compulsory for second-year students and will be jointly conducted by eight departments to address the technological, economic, ecological, and social aspects of the SDGs.

Government to set up a 12-member 'Technology Group' for policy advice on latest tech
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Government to set up a 12-member 'Technology Group' for policy advice on latest tech

The three pillars of the work of the 'Technology Group' will include support on policy, procurement and R&D proposals.

People fleeing from the effects of climate change can claim asylum: UN rights panel
science

People fleeing from the effects of climate change can claim asylum: UN rights panel

The ruling is not legal as yet but it can be cited by people whose right to life is endangered by the climate crisis.

'Aarey not a forest’: Prakash Javadekar cites Bombay HC order to defend MMRCL’s move to fell trees for Mumbai Metro car shed
India

'Aarey not a forest’: Prakash Javadekar cites Bombay HC order to defend MMRCL’s move to fell trees for Mumbai Metro car shed

Prakash Javadekar on Saturday cited a Bombay High Court order to defend the Mumbai Metro Corporation's move to fell trees in Aarey Colony.

With India on defensive over J&K lockdown, Pakistan seeks to 'internationalise' issue as it pushes terrorists across border
India

With India on defensive over J&K lockdown, Pakistan seeks to 'internationalise' issue as it pushes terrorists across border

With its economy teetering on the verge of collapse, imposing the cost of conventional military aggression and the resulting retaliation on taxpayers is out of the question for Islamabad

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan reaches US in 'special aircraft' of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman
World

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan reaches US in 'special aircraft' of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan reached the US on Saturday on a "special aircraft" of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Imran Khan says he will 'forcefully present Kashmir issue like never before' in UNGA address
World

Imran Khan says he will 'forcefully present Kashmir issue like never before' in UNGA address

Pakistan on Friday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will raise the issue of human rights in Kashmir in his address to the UN General Assembly on 27 September

International Tiger Day: India's rising tiger numbers commendable, but many challenges lie ahead
India

International Tiger Day: India's rising tiger numbers commendable, but many challenges lie ahead

Bringing tigers back from the brink of extinction to steady growth in population, India now faces new challenges as tiger and human populations are in conflict over limited land.

Top on the agenda for Modi at G-20 Osaka Summit: Sustainable development, climate change, terrorism and women empowerment
India

Top on the agenda for Modi at G-20 Osaka Summit: Sustainable development, climate change, terrorism and women empowerment

In his departure statement ahead of his visit to Osaka in Japan for the G20 Summit, Modi said he looked forward to discussing major challenges and opportunities faced by the world with other global leaders.

The poor are still waiting for access to clean energy as promised by UN member nations
science

The poor are still waiting for access to clean energy as promised by UN member nations

Clean energy was one of the 17 sustainable development goals adopted by UN members to be completed by 2030.

Renewing the pledge for sustainable water management
India

Renewing the pledge for sustainable water management

In India, the per capita availability of water has declined by over 60% (from 3000 cubic metres to 1123) over the last 50 years.

Nine science & technology missions across India set by a new PM advisory panel
science

Nine science & technology missions across India set by a new PM advisory panel

The missions are aimed at nurturing SciTech frontiers to meet challenges, developmental needs.

With eye on elections, Narendra Modi to focus on jobs, agriculture and development at G20 Summit in Argentina
India

With eye on elections, Narendra Modi to focus on jobs, agriculture and development at G20 Summit in Argentina

The G20 2018 agenda holds significance for India, given that the subjects of job creation, infrastructure development and the use of sustainable methods in agriculture are perennially debated.

Invest India receives top UN Investment Promotion award for promoting renewable energy
Business

Invest India receives top UN Investment Promotion award for promoting renewable energy

A non-profit venture of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Invest India promotes sustainable investment.

Idea behind UN Young Changemakers Conclave is to trigger an idea, support social entrepreneurs, says president Samyak Chakrabarty
Business

Idea behind UN Young Changemakers Conclave is to trigger an idea, support social entrepreneurs, says president Samyak Chakrabarty

UN Young Changemakers Conclave aims to become a platform for students, aspiring social entrepreneurs and inventors to learn from leaders across fields of business, politics, the arts, technology.

Kerala, After The Flood: Locals sceptical of intent and outcome as Pinarayi Vijayan ropes in KPMG for rebuilding state
India

Kerala, After The Flood: Locals sceptical of intent and outcome as Pinarayi Vijayan ropes in KPMG for rebuilding state

Former chief minister Oommen Chandy has urged the chief minister to cancel the trip of his ministers and instead ask them to camp in the districts and oversee the rehabilitation programme.

India way behind in happiness rankings despite logging high GDP, says former president Pranab Mukherjee
Business

India way behind in happiness rankings despite logging high GDP, says former president Pranab Mukherjee

India occupies the 133rd place (according to a world survey) in overall happiness ranking in 2018, Mukherjee said.