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Take the lead in the fight against climate change Union minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan to developed nations

The climate output of developing nations are ambitious despite their contribution to climate change is minimal, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said Tuesday, asking developed nations to fulfill their climate obligations “expeditiously”. Labeling the ministerial meet of BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India, and China) countries hosted by the Union Environment Ministry, Vardhan said developed countries …

Natural gas production to rise by a third if output locked in ONGC, OIL fields opens up

India’s natural gas production will rise by a third provided the result locked in a dozen fields of state-owned ONGC and OIL is opened up by giving remunerative market prices, people with knowledge of the matter said. India Presently produces about 90 million standard cubic meters per day (mmscmd) of natural gas and has ambitious …

CBI DIG corruption chargesLatest episode on crime thriller ‘Chowkidar is the thief’, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Tuesday commented that CBI DIG’s M K Sinha’s allegations of corruption against senior government officials in his affidavit to the Supreme Court are the newest episode of a crime thriller “Chowkidar is the thief” playing out in Delhi. “Officers are tired, trust is broken and democracy is crying,” Rahul Gandhi said, …

2018 Assembly elections LIVE Rahul Gandhi has developed Modi phobia, says Amit Shah in MP

BJP president Amit Shah will on Monday address three public rallies in Madhya Pradesh as campaigning goes into the last leg ahead of the November 28 Assembly polls. Shah will hold rallies in Narsinghpur, Batul and Devas, the BJP stated. On Sunday, pointing a rally at Waidhan in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, Shah took …

FPIs invest over $1 bn on easing oil prices, rupee recovery

Foreign investors have reached in nearly Rs 8,285 crore into the Indian capital markets so far this month, after pulling out hefty funds in October, due to the decrease in crude oil prices, recovery in rupee and improvement in the liquidity situation. The current infusion comes following a net outflow of more than Rs 38,900 …

PM Modi to chair meet on ‘Ease of

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join a meeting with top industrialists and policymakers on Monday to brainstorm on measures needed to realize his vision of India breaking into the top 50 in the World Bank’s ease of doing the business index. Sources said that the meeting ‘Reflections on Ease of Doing Business’ is being conducted …

Cyclone Gaja

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami has appealed to leaders of all political parties to take part in the relief activities in the districts affected by the cyclone Gaja. Palaniswami also said that, so far, 45 persons have lost their lives due to the natural calamity. He said the relief operations were going on a …

Deep depression lurking near Kalpeni, Lakshadweep

The deep depression over South-East Arabian Sea moved closely westwards was located to about 50 km west-south-west of Kalpeni, the southern-most atoll in the Lakshadweep Islands this afternoon. It was 110 km south-southeast of Kavaratti and 150 km south-southeast of Agatti. It is likely to intensify further into a cyclone late into tonight or early …

Govt for greater involvement in the decision making of RBI

The government wants greater involvement in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI‘s) decision making as it feels the current practice leaves it out on many critical matters like single-day default turning a loan into an NPA, sources said ahead of the crucial board meeting of the central bank. The government feels that as the representative of the people, …

Delhi's air quality 'very poor' after a brief respite

After a brief respite, Delhi’s air quality damaged again to ‘very poor’ category on Friday as a dispersion of pollutants slowed down, authorities said. The overall air quality index was measured at 315 which falls in ‘very poor’ category, according to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR). Sixteen areas recorded ‘very poor’ air quality …

Andhra finance minister

In a remark that could trigger a political row, Andhra Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu on Saturday same as Prime Minister Narendra Modi to an ‘Anaconda’ who has been swallowing the national institutions. “Modi has been swallowing institutions like CBI, RBI, and others. How could he be a savior,” said Ramakrishnudu? He also said out at the opposition …