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2020 Republic Day parade: Chief guest Jair Bolsonaro dubbed as 'Trump of Tropics' has history of controversial comments on race, women and homosexuality
World

2020 Republic Day parade: Chief guest Jair Bolsonaro dubbed as 'Trump of Tropics' has history of controversial comments on race, women and homosexuality

Last week, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to be the chief guest at the 2020 Republic Day parade.

Republic Day celebrations 2020: Chief guest Jair Bolsonaro is soft on gun control, ambivalent to environmental concerns
World

Republic Day celebrations 2020: Chief guest Jair Bolsonaro is soft on gun control, ambivalent to environmental concerns

Right-wing nationalist Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as Brazil's president on 2 January, 2019, has been under fire after his environmental policies led to rapid acceleration in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest

The problem is not how Greta Thunberg looks, but how we view young women
Fashion & Trends

The problem is not how Greta Thunberg looks, but how we view young women

Greta Thunberg came to our laptops, phones and TV screens without make up, without formal dressing-up, or hairstyling. She came with pain in her eyes, and anger, and words that seared. Was it enough? Apparently not, for many men who commented on her looks and 'plainness' | Manjima Bhattacharjya writes in 'Curious Fashion'

Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating
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Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating

At 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, we could expect to lose between 70 and 90 percent of our coral reefs.

'Fallacy to say Amazon is heritage of humankind, lung of the world': Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro tells UN at Climate Action Summit
India

'Fallacy to say Amazon is heritage of humankind, lung of the world': Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro tells UN at Climate Action Summit

Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro, who has come under attack for wildfires that are raging in the Amazon, told the United Nations Tuesday that the rainforest is his country's sovereign territory

PM addresses first high-level meet on Universal Health coverage, says India's experience available to all developing nations
India

PM addresses first high-level meet on Universal Health coverage, says India's experience available to all developing nations

India's experience and capabilities in providing affordable healthcare is available for use to all developing countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the first-ever high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage

Need, not greed, has been India's guiding principle: PM Narendra Modi Full Speech at UN Climate Action Summit 2019
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Need, not greed, has been India's guiding principle: PM Narendra Modi Full Speech at UN Climate Action Summit 2019

PM Modi invited UN member states to join India's initiative Coalition for Disaster Resistance Infrastructure to build climate resilience.

'Time for talk over': Narendra Modi, addressing UN climate summit, sounds clarion call for action
India

'Time for talk over': Narendra Modi, addressing UN climate summit, sounds clarion call for action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking at the UNSG's Climate Summit in New York, said "the time for talk is over" as he vowed to double India's renewable energy capacity by 2022.

Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York today, meeting organised to achieve goals set in Paris Agreement
India

Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York today, meeting organised to achieve goals set in Paris Agreement

Narendra Modi will address the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on 23 September, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

Amazon fires that sparked international outcry remain engulfed in flames as global leaders meet in New York for UN Climate Action Summit
World

Amazon fires that sparked international outcry remain engulfed in flames as global leaders meet in New York for UN Climate Action Summit

The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New York, the planet's largest rainforest remains engulfed in flames

Five-year period ending 2019 set to be hottest on record, a damning UN report claims
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Five-year period ending 2019 set to be hottest on record, a damning UN report claims

Over the weekend, 87 major companies worth a combined $2.3 trillion committed to targets aligning with the 1.5 C warming goal.