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Climate Change: India Furnishes INDCs, Sets $206 Billion Spend in 15 Years

As announced earlier, India unveiled today its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) coinciding with Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, which entails a target for a 33-35 percent cut in its carbon emission intensity by 2030. The base level was 2005 and it becomes a 25-year plan. However, the required percapita emission target was not set by India ...

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Scam or No Scam, Kalmadi Stands Out for Athletics, Gets Award

Scam or no scam, Suresh Kalmadi is a well-known sports manager in the world and acknowledging his contribution to the field of athletics, the Asian Athletics Association has decided to honour him with its president’s award. The award, being conferred on scam-tainted and on bail Kalmadi for his contribution towards the development of athletics in the continent, will be given ...

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India reiterates stand on ‘differentiated responsibility’ at green talks

By Rajendra Shende   US President Barack Obama, in his 166-word eulogy in Time magazine that named Prime Minister Narendra Modi among the 100 most influential people in the world, termed him “India’s reformer-in-chief” who had “laid out an ambitious vision to …unleash India’s true economic potential while confronting climate change”. Modi tweeted thanks to Obama. But his government, determined to ...

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Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar appointed ISRO Chief as Radhakrishnan Retires

A.S.Kiran Kumar, another distinguished space scientist has been appointed as the secretary, department of space and chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation, an official statement said on Monday after the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved it for a period of three years on contract basis. Prior to his appointment, Kiran Kumar was Associate Director, Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad ...

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