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Climate change and global poverty

Climate change and global poverty

March 7, 2019

World leaders continue to pay lip service to climate protection as the poorest, in poor and rich nations, continue to pay the price for inaction.

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India reconsiders its stance over Indus Waters Treaty

India reconsiders its stance over Indus Waters Treaty

September 26, 2016

After 18 Indian army men lost their lives in the terrorist attack in Uri, the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, on September 18, 2016, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to take concrete actions against Pakistan through the re-evaluation of Indus Waters Treaty betwe...

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Bountiful monsoon showers in the country

Bountiful monsoon showers in the country

June 4, 2016

India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts well-distributed rains crosswise India, which will help to lift up the Indian agrarian economy. Upholding to the rain forecasts made by private weather forecasters, India’s official weather forecasting agency, the India Meteorologi...

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Drought

Drought

May 25, 2016

India is in the grip of a severe drought that has left over 330 million people in dire suffering. A look into the practices adopted by governments and people over the years indicates that the crisis that today threatens the existence of many could well have been avoided. Due to i...

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Drought Management in India

Drought Management in India

May 12, 2016

On May 11, the Supreme Court of India directed the government and some Indian states to forgo the current drought management system in the country and build a plan that is transparent and based on rules, to address a dramatic situation in many rural areas. As many Indian states w...

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Happy monsoon

Happy monsoon

April 14, 2016

After two consecutive years of swampy rainfall in India, monsoon 2016 is predicted to be good as the country will likely receive 106 pc rainfall. Amidst drought and serious drinking water problems in many regions of India, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that this...

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2016-2017 economic forecasts

2016-2017 economic forecasts

February 18, 2016

Moody’s, one of the leading credit rating agencies, forecasts in its last Investors Service report that the Indian economy will experience a 7,5% growth in 2016 and 2017. It expects India will take advantage of low commodity prices and limit its exposure to external problems li...

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