It is time to ensure that all the net zero pledges by 2050 have interim targets for 2030 to be wholly effective
The pact has been signed between NCDC (National Cooperative Development Corporation) and NPC (National Productivity Council) to promote productivity and innovation in agriculture.
The chief minister also raised two important schemes launched by the Central government – ‘Svamitva’ and ‘Svanidhi’ – that need an urgent push by the state government.
Odisha is currently bracing for cyclone Jawad, which is being considered as the first winter cyclone in the state in about 100 years. The system has, however, weakened and may even escape its coast.
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.
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.
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.
The Dalai Lama underlines the importance of Tibetan plateau as source of Asia’s major rivers.
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.
The agency predicted that even with a rise of 2 degrees Celsius in global average temperature—below the level of warming that has been projected—England's winter rainfall will increase 6 per cent but summer rainfall will be down 15 per cent by the 2050s.
Due to steps the world took in the 1980s to protect the ozone layer, a region of the upper atmosphere that absorbs the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, we have one less environmental problem to worry about.
Roughly 21,000 firefighters have been deployed to contain the fire, however, the forest services face 'critical resource limitations'.
It is high time IPCC informs policy makers and public about other greenhouse gases including nitrogen oxides
It’s unequivocal, humans are warming the planet. The authors of the latest IPCC report have drawn from the work of thousands of scientists from around the world to produce this new assessment of the climate crisis.
Scientists say that only a fraction of the temperature rise recorded since the 19th century can have come from natural forces.
Each of five scenarios for the future, based on how much carbon emissions are cut, passes the more stringent of two thresholds set in the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
The world would face a climate catastrophe unless urgent action is agreed this year, warned the Indian-origin UK cabinet minister Alok Sharma.
UNESCO had recommended that its World Heritage Committee add the world's largest coral reef ecosystem off the northeast Australian coast to the World Heritage in Danger list, mainly due to rising ocean temperatures.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.