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Indian, Singapore entities start discussing joint training programs for water sector

Indian and Singapore entities have initiated discussions for conducting joint training programmes t…

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GEF announces massive "game-changing" $1.4 billion fund for sustainable projects; India's bioenergy sector to benefit

The Indian proposal has been allocated almost $14 million of GEF financing along with a hefty $705 …

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Budget 2024: Key sustainability and energy initiatives that Indian government plans to implement this year

Budget 2024 aims to boost renewable energy with rooftop solar, EVs, offshore wind, green hydrogen, …

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Indian and Chinese households top the global food wastage list

​Have you ever cleaned your fridge and thrown away uneaten, almost rotting food? Here’s a not-so-fu…

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India to host meeting of UN Forum to deliberate on forest fires and forest certification

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is organising a Country-Led Initiative (CLI)…

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India deeply troubled by conflict in Gaza: Ambassador Kamboj

India is "deeply troubled" by the conflict in Gaza that has raged on for nearly five months now, th…

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CAQM sets target of 4.5 crore plantation to improve green cover in Delhi-NCR

Aiming for a larger green area in Delhi and the NCR, Air Quality Management Commission (CAQM) has s…

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Punishing summer: 114 heatwave deaths reported, nearly 41,000 cases of suspected heatstroke

Uttar Pradesh is the worst-affected having reported 37 deaths followed by Bihar, Rajasthan and Odis…

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Our chance to make incremental changes is over, warns UNEP’s new report ahead of COP 27; projects 2.8°C warming by 2100

Since 2021, we’ve only managed to slash 1% (0.5 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalent) of the projected emis…

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300 univs to see national rollout of four-year undergraduate programme

Under the framework of FYUP, UGC has provided students the option to pursue a three-year und…

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COP28 set to kick off from Nov 30 — UAE hopeful for deal on renewable energy tripling, doubling energy efficiency

The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties (COP28), is set to k…

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Reliance, JSW Neo Energy and 5 others bid for govt incentives to set up battery manufacturing units

The bids for manufacturing facilities with a cumulative capacity of 70 GWh came in response to …

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Can digital technology innovations help fight climate change better?

The natural environment is changing as a result of rapid digitisation. It's altering how we view, c…

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Richer nations are unfairly eating away at the carbon budget, not leaving room for developing countries like India: study

Developed countries are projected to collectively emit approximately 3.7 gigatonnes of extra carbon…

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Nearly all Indians are aware of the effects of climate change, almost half believe it is avoidable: survey

This awareness translates into action. In their daily lives, a growing number of Indians are embrac…

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'With many positives', India's growth to hold at 5.8% keeping top spot: UN

The UN said on Tuesday that "with many positives", India's economic growth this year is expected to…

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India to set up technical office of DRDO at its Paris embassy, announces India-France joint statement

Amid increasing cooperation in the defence sector between the two nations, India is setting up a te…

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Celebrating 50 years of landmark environment conference, Stockholm+50 calls for just transition to a sustainable economy

In 1972, as many as 113 countries came together for the Stockholm conference, which was the world’s…

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India has fewer undernourished people now but obesity and anaemia are on the rise

The number of obese adults in India, which has a population of over 1.38 billion, grew to 34.3 mil…

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Retail inflation eases to 5.09% in February 2024

According to the provisional figures provided by the NSO, the retail inflation, based on the Consum…

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