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Challenges Before India To Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Goal By 2070

Nov 02, 2021 Suchetana Ray

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged net-zero by 2070 at the COP 26 Climate Change summit at Glasgow on Monday, what are the challenges that lie ahead for India to meet this ambitious target?

US Urges China To Refrain From Unilateral Action On Taiwan

Nov 01, 2021 Deutsche Welle

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called on Beijing to deescalate tensions in the Pacific during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

G20 Leaders Vow To Boost Covid-19 Vaccine Supply In Developing Countries

The G20 leaders vowed to strengthen the World Health Organization to fast-track the process for emergency use authorization of Covid-19 vaccines and boosting vaccine supply in developing nations.

PM Modi Meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel On Sidelines of G20 Summit

Nov 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Meeting at G20 might be the last one between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she is stepping down after 16 years in office.

G20 Summit Make Commitments On Climate Neutrality, Coal Financing

The Group of 20 countries represent more than three-quarters of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.

31 October, 2021

G20 Leaders Agree To End Public Financing For Coal-Fired Power Generation Abroad

Associated Press (AP)

Group of 20 leaders agreed to end public financing for coal-fired power generation abroad, but set no target for phasing out coal domestically

30 October, 2021

PM Modi Meets Italy PM Mario Draghi On Sidelines Of G20 Summit

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet said there was a discussion ‘about ways to strengthen the friendship between India and Italy’.

12 October, 2021

Prevent Afghan Territory From Becoming Source Of Terrorism: PM Modi At G20 Summit

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also called for urgent and unhindered humanitarian assistance to Afghan citizens.

29 June, 2021

Vaccine Equity: Jaishankar Calls for International Cooperation at G20 Meet

Outlook Web Desk

Addressing G20 Summit in Italy, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that international cooperation was key to solving the Covid-19 challenges.

24 January, 2021

Saudi Arabia And India: The Upward Trajectory

Dr Saud bin Mohammed Al Sati

The strategic partnership between Saudi Arabia and India is witnessing a new dawn, well illuminated in the cooperation between them during the testing times of Covid-19.

23 December, 2020

Before Granting USD 6 Billion Loan To Pak For Rail Project, China Seeks Additional Guarantees


It was surprising for us when China raised the issue of additional guarantees during the meeting, a senior Pakistani official who was part of the meeting said.


23 November, 2020

At G20, Donald Trump Slams Global Climate Agreement Joe Biden Intends To Rejoin

Associated Press (AP)

Trump officially withdrew from the Paris Accords earlier this month, saying that it 'was designed to kill the American economy.'

23 November, 2020

PM Modi At G20 Calls For Reform In Multilateral Organisations To Ensure Better Global Governance


The Prime Minister said reforms in multilateral organisations are needed to bolster global governance.

23 November, 2020

India To Host G20 Summit In 2023: Grouping's Declaration


India looks forward to taking forward the G20 agenda in 2023 after the Italian and Indonesian presidencies, the source said.

22 November, 2020

The Pandemic Rains On Riyadh’s G-20 Parade

Seema Guha

Saudi Arabia’s grand plans to highlight reforms were dampened as the event became just another virtual summit

22 November, 2020

G20 Summit: PM Modi Calls For Creation Of New Global Index For Post-Corona World


Such an index should based on technology, transparency and trusteeship towards the planet, Modi said

07 October, 2020

India's G20 Priorities To Be Own Says Suresh Prabhu


"Our G20 priorities will definitely be our own priorities. But we will also carry forward legacies of previous presidencies. We are not going to just dump it and say we have nothing to do with this," Suresh Prabhu said.


27 March, 2020

We Are Working Together With G20 Countries Against Coronavirus Pandemic: Donald Trump


G20 nations have pledged a "united front" in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and said they were injecting $5 trillion into the global economy to counter the impact of the crisis.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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