ENVIRONMENT

COP14 seamless and flawless: Javadekar

Sudhir Kumar / New Delhi “The 14th Conference of Parties to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification was seamless and flawless and saw a record number of participants”said Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Mr Javadekar said, the Delhi Declaration to be adopted later this … Continue reading COP14 seamless and flawless: Javadekar

COP14: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar presents ‘New Delhi Declaration’

AMN / GREATER NOIDA India’s Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday presented the New Delhi Declaration which provides a roadmap towards combating the problem. It was presented to the participants of the 14th UN conference on land desertification. Prakash Javadekar, who is the president of the COP, presented it at the closing of the high-level … Continue reading COP14: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar presents ‘New Delhi Declaration’

PM Modi urges UNCCD to create global water action agenda..

AMN / GREATER NOIDA Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that augmenting water supply, enhancing water recharge and retaining moisture in the soil are all parts of a holistic land and water strategy. The PM said that India looks forward to making an effective contribution as we take over the co presidency for a two … Continue reading PM Modi urges UNCCD to create global water action agenda..

India committed to UNCCD goals: Prakash Javadekar

AMN Environment, Forest and Climate change Minister Prakash Javadekar who is also the chair for India’s Presidency of COP over the next two years shared India’s journey on the climate change and justice front over the last five years. He said Prime Minister Modi’s commitment to the cause is the driving factor for the nation … Continue reading India committed to UNCCD goals: Prakash Javadekar

India takes over COP Presidency from China

India will highlight its leadership in navigating the land management agenda at global level. Bisheshwar Mishra /GREATER NOIDA India being the global host for Conference of Parties (COP14) to UNCCD has taken over the COP Presidency from China for the next two years till 2021. India is privileged to be among the select few countries … Continue reading India takes over COP Presidency from China

Conference of UN Convention to Combat Desertification begins in Noida

AMN / GREATER NOIDA The 14th Conference of Parties, COP14, to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification began today in Greater Noida some 50 Km from New Delhi. The Conference will focus on desertification and degradation of land and will go on till 13th of this month. Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, … Continue reading Conference of UN Convention to Combat Desertification begins in Noida

UP Bans Polythene bags

AMN / LUCKNOW Uttar Pradesh will impose a complete ban on the use of polythene bags from September 1 . Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi said, local police station and its in-charge will be held responsible for non-compliance of the government order in this regard. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had vowed last year to … Continue reading UP Bans Polythene bags

Air India bans single-use plastic in flights from Oct 2

AMN Air India will completely ban use of plastic in Alliance Air and Air India Express from 2nd October. Chairman and Managing Director of Air India Ashwani Lohani said this while addressing a workshop of Civil Aviation Correspondents in New Delhi today. Plastic tea cups will be replaced with sturdy paper cups and plastic tumblers … Continue reading Air India bans single-use plastic in flights from Oct 2

Amazon fires at ‘tipping point’ for health of rainforest: Experts

WEB DESK A top global forestry management body has said that the fires tearing through the Amazon represent a tipping point for the health of the rainforest and urged the world to do more to save the trees. Executive Director of the International Tropical Timber Organisation, Gerhard Dieterle told a news agency that the situation … Continue reading Amazon fires at ‘tipping point’ for health of rainforest: Experts

India to host COP14 of UN Convention to Combat Desertification…

SUDHIR KUMAR / NEW DELHI India will host the Conference Of Parties, COP 14, of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification from September 2nd to 13th. Briefing media here today, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the event will see participation of over 3000 representatives from over 200 countries which will include Ministers from around … Continue reading India to host COP14 of UN Convention to Combat Desertification…

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ART & CULTURE

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MARQUEE

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

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