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Developing world says rich nations shirking on climate

The failure of wealthy nations to deliver on short-term climate commitments could hinder the rollout of a landmark treaty, a bloc of 134 developing countries, including India and China, warned today at UN negotiations in Bonn.The diplomatic spat has ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
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China attempted Doklam 2.0 by building road in Arunachal: Congress

Attacking the Centre over China's reported attempt to build a road in the Tuting area of Arunachal Pradesh, the Congress today said it happened due to "intelligence failure" and asked if New Delhi had granted a "franchise" to Beijing to construct roads.
 DNA1 week ago

Bosnia passes delayed law to unlock $1.1 billion of IMF, EU funds

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's national parliament passed a long-delayed law on Friday that should unlock about 1 billion euros ($1.18 billion) of funding from the International Monetary Fund, the European Union and other international lenders. The law raising ...
 Sify1 month ago
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11% rise in rural incomes but migration continues unabated

80% of the surveyed districts did not show any change in migration, reports Sanjeeb Mukherjee. The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) has succeeded in creating livelihood assets but has not met one of its main objectives -- ending migration. According to a survey conducted by the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), almost 78 per cent of households covered reported an increase in water table after building conservation structures through the  MGNREGA.   ...
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Army to help build FOB in Mumbai; 'will it fill potholes too?' asks Oppn

The Indian Army has been roped in to help build a new foot overbridge at the Elphinstone Road station in Mumbai that witnessed a deadly stampede last month killing 23 people, a move that sparked criticism on Tuesday from the opposition parties. The announcement of the army coming in to help in the construction was made as Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal accompanied by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis visited the Elphinstone Road station.   ...
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Retrospective STPs can trigger building collapse, says study

Retrospective installation of Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) in older apartment complexes of Bengaluru can impact the structural safety of buildings. This can potentially trigger a collapse, says a recent study. Facilitated by the Bangalore Apartments' ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

The slan(g)t of culture

Amit Khanna Nothing reflects the social change better than street food and lingo Language and food are two important facets of culture anywhere. They are indicators of tradition, adaptation and change in our everyday life. They are influencers and identity ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 hour ago

US to continue military training in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The US has conveyed to Pakistan that the military training component of the aid would continue despite suspension of the security assistance package, media reports said on Thursday. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua informed the ...
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Why India must LISTEN to this man

'Learning by doing is in our genes.''We are applying the wrong method by making our children sit in a classroom for eight hours, listening to someone talk.' IMAGE: 'Teachers are like rubber stamps; when a stamp has a spelling mistake, every impression it creates will have that mistake,' says Sonam Wangchuk. Photograph: M I Khan Sonam Wangchuk is a man of many parts. The education reformist has been working for decades to change the Indian education system. An environmentalist, he has been ...
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What ISRO is doing to put Indians into space

'The astronaut's suit is already done by a Baroda company and has been tested.' As Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman Dr A S Kiran Kumar retires today, January 14,, he tells Shivanand Kanavi about India's upcoming missions to the sun, moon and Venus. Part 1 of the Exclusive Interview: 'We want 60 launches in 5 years'   What is happening with India's navigation systems like Gagan and NAVIC ? Gagan (GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation) has been certified by the director general of ...
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