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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Scotland Spoil Denmark's Perfect Record In Group

Nov 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Denmark had already topped the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers Group F but Scotland spoiled the European Championship semifinalist's perfect record as Denmark aimed to win 10 games out of 10.

Countries Adopt New Climate Deal With Coal Compromise

Nov 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Before India succeeded in getting the change made, nation after nation talked about the final provisions not going far or fast enough but a compromise was better than nothing.


United Nations Environment Programme All Set To Start Office In India: Union Minister

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav made this announcement while representing India at the ongoing 26th climate conference COP26.

Lack Of Funds Hampering Nations Prioritizing Health And Climate Change: WHO

Nov 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

In 70% cases up from 56% in 2019, countries report that lack of funding, the impact of Covid19 and insufficient human resource capacity are major barriers to progress in helping reduce the impact of climate change on the health of millions.


Glasgow COP26: India Reports 17 Times Increase In Solar Energy Production Over 7 Years

India represents 17 per cent of the world's population but only accounts for 4 per cent historical cumulative emissions, India said at the COP26 Climate Summit at Glasgow.

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03 November, 2021

India Expects Climate Finance Of USD One Trillion 'At The Earliest': Environment Minister

Outlook Web Desk

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav made the remarks after meeting Scotland’s Finance Minister Kate Forbes on the sidelines of the crucial international climate conference COP26.


03 November, 2021

Leonardo DiCaprio Is No Longer A ‘Eco Hypocrite’ After He Travels In Commercial Flight For COP26

Outlook Web Bureau

The 46-year-old escaped scrutiny of many environmentalists at the summit, who had labelled several other dignitaries such as Jeff Bezos, Prince Charles and Bill Gates ‘eco-hypocrites’, since they arrived in their private planes.


03 November, 2021

PM Modi meets Nepal PM Deuba in COP26 Climate Summit In Glasgow; Climate Change, Covid-19 Discussed

Outlook Web Desk

On the sidelines of COP26 Climate Summit in Glassgow, PM Narendra Modi met the Prime Minister of Nepal, Sher Bahadur Deuba. Bolstering bilateral ties, combating climate change and Covid-19 were discussed.


03 November, 2021

Climate Change: What PM Modi Said At Biden-Led COP26 Event In Glasgow

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined the need to ensure transparent climate finance as part of important aspects in infrastructure creation during roundtable event initiated by US President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.


03 November, 2021

This Year's UN Climate Conference Will Determine Existence Of 'Political Will' To Mitigate Climate Change: Pope Francis

Associated Press (AP)

Relaying his message through a Vatican official, Pope Francis said that this year's UN Climate Summit will determine 'whether there really exists a political will' to mitigate climate change or not.


02 November, 2021

PM Modi Meets Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates In Glasgow

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with the Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on the side-lines of UN conference on climate change.


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02 November, 2021

COP26: World Leaders Back Deal To End Deforestation By 2030

Deutsche Welle

More than 100 world leaders, including Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro, are supporting the agreement at the COP26 climate summit. Activists say it greenlights 'another decade of deforestation'.


02 November, 2021

India Value Israel’s Friendship, Committed For Strong Bilateral Ties To Ensure Better Planet: PM Modi

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with Israel PM Naftali Bennet on the side-lines of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.


02 November, 2021

PM Modi and UK PM Boris Johnson Agree On Need To Curb Anti-India Extremist Groups: Foreign Secretary

Outlook Web Desk

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on the sidelines of COP26 that anti-India activities organized by separatist groups in UK were an important issue raised during talks between PM Narendra Modi and British PM Boris Johnson.


02 November, 2021

COP26 Climate Summit: India Will Achieve Net Zero Carbon Goal By 2070, Says PM Modi

Outlook Web Desk

Addressing the world leaders at the UN COP26 underway at Glasgow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is the only country that is delivering in ‘letter and spirit’ the commitments on tackling climate change under the Paris Agreement.


01 November, 2021

COP26 Climate Summit: PM Modi Arrives In Glasgow, To Hold Talks With Boris Johnson Too

Outlook Web Desk

PM Narendra Modi was greeted by a large group of Indian diaspora representatives with chants of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' as he arrived at his hotel in Glasgow.


31 October, 2021

COP-26: 2-Week Long UN Climate Summit Formally Opens In Glasgow

Associated Press (AP)

Following Sunday's opening gavel, officials began addressing a raft of procedural matters before leaders from around the world gather in Scotland's biggest city Monday to lay out their countries' efforts.


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09 August, 2021

Glasgow Summit World’s ‘Last Chance’ To Combat Climate Change, Warns Indian-Origin UK Climate Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The world would face a climate catastrophe unless urgent action is agreed this year, warned the Indian-origin UK cabinet minister Alok Sharma.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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