Climate change

Aiming to reach global audience

Aiming to reach global audience

May 2, 2016

India is on a look out for good translators to translate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindi speech into English. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in search of an ideal translator who could translate his Hindi speech into English. The objective behind this is to take...

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Air and water Pollution

Air and water Pollution

April 29, 2016

  According to Central Pollution Control Board, India’s large metro cities and 41 tier-II cities are facing high air and water pollution. As per the findings of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), metro cities and around 41 tier-II cities including Tezpur, Rishikes...

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RSF Report

RSF Report

April 26, 2016

According to the World Press Freedom Index 2016, India stands low at 133th position in protecting its journalists. As global leaders work together to address the problems on climate change, journalists across the world have a climate change of their own to deal with. Thousands of...

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Paris Climate Agreement

Paris Climate Agreement

April 23, 2016

As India signed the Paris agreement on April 22, the country made some commitments to contribute in the global climate action. Around 175 countries signed the Paris agreement in New York on the International Earth Day, which was also the first day of signing ceremony of the globa...

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Paris Climate Agreement

Paris Climate Agreement

April 21, 2016

As world leaders come together to sign the Paris agreement, an international alliance of frontline and indigenous communities calls it a dangerous distraction. Close to 155 countries are preparing to sign the Paris agreement on Earth Day, April 22, in New York, but an internation...

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Environment

Environment

April 20, 2016

India will raise the issue of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling against the Indian Domestic Solar Mission. This was announced by India’s Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, on Tuesday, at a press conference on the eve of his departure...

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Summers in India

Summers in India

April 17, 2016

With mercury rising with every passing day and global warming adding to the heat each year, here are some Indian drinks that not only keep one from dehydration but also are great for taste buds. The world fears yet another hot summer as the temperature rises every year, thanks to...

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Global warming

Global warming

April 5, 2016

According to a new study, global warming of 2.5 centigrade degrees by the year 2100 would risk trillions of dollars of world’s financial assets As per a research by Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political...

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Solar energy in Rajasthan

Solar energy in Rajasthan

February 10, 2016

French energy giant Engie (ex-GDF Suez) has won 140 MW (Megawatts) solar energy projects: two units of 70MW each, in two sites in the Indian State of Rajasthan (North). The French group has offered, through its subsidiary SolaireDirect, INR 4.35/kWh (kilowatt-hour) for this tende...

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Impact of Climate Change on the Hills

Impact of Climate Change on the Hills

February 3, 2016

Enroute Chandrashila peak at 4000 metres in Tungnath region of Uttarakhand, the villages still await to receive the first snowfall in the middle of January. Additionally, the reduced rainfall once again impacted agricultural output, thanks to climate change. “We are in the midd...

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Climate Change Meet, Paris

Climate Change Meet, Paris

January 6, 2016

Global leaders, businesses and several others have gone to town over the ‘unprecedented’ achievements during the global negotiations in Paris to curb global warming. Yet, not much besides big headlines seems to have been achieved The road to hell is paved with good intentions...

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